Category Archives: Holidays

Songkran 2014 in Ubon

Songkran was slightly more subdued this year in Ubon. I don’t know if it’s the economy, political environment or the overcast skies, but there was a noticeable drop in water throwing. I do mean slightly though and much fun was … Continue reading

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2014 Children’s Day at Wing 21 วันเด็กอุบลราชธานี

Today is children’s day across Thailand. The main attraction are the military bases opening to the public. In Ubon, the big event is at the Air Force base; Wing 21. Last year’s show was more exciting. For some reason the jets … Continue reading

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2013 Children’s Day at Wing 21

Below are some pictures and video from Children’s Day earlier this week (aka wan dek or วันเด็ก) at the Ubon Ratchathani Air Force Base (aka Wing 21 or กองบิน 21). I’m not sure who was having more fun, my son … Continue reading

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2010 Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival

The Ubon Candle Festival is going on right now with festivities all month long. I’m out of town at the moment and won’t make it to the night parade which is the highlight of the festival, but I’ve uploaded video … Continue reading

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2011 Candle Festival Display at Ubon Airport

The Ubon Ratchathani Airport has a nice display of pictures of the province and candle festival. It looks much better in person but here are some of the pictures.

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