Category Archives: Phu Chong Na Yoi National Park

Thailand’s Blood Timber

Al Jazeera recently aired a documentary on illegal rosewood logging on the Cambodia border that I highly recommend. I highlighted this topic back in 2012 because I like hiking the border area. If you hike to Phu Hin Dang they actually require that … Continue reading

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Rosewood “Poaching” in Sisaket

ThaiPBS has a couple articles relevant to this part of the country this week. Several “tree poachers” were killed in Sisaket the other day. I’ve written about illegal logging in Phanom Dong Rak in the past and this was the … Continue reading

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Phu Hin Dang ภูหินด่าง

Phu Hin Dang is a cliff that has been on my Ubon hiking bucket list for 3 years. I knew it would probably be difficult to get to, I wasn’t sure what the land mine situation was like in this … Continue reading

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Huai Luang Waterfall (Post 3) น้ำตกห้วยหลวง

For as long as I’ve been in Ubon, I’ve wanted to visit Huai Luang at the peak of rainy season. Yesterday I got that chance and while there is less water than normal this year, it was still a phenomenal … Continue reading

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Conversation With A Border Soldier

A few weeks ago I took a visiting friend to the Emerald Triangle. Normally the soldiers don’t let you pass the the camp when you first arrive at the lake but this time I was thrilled when they agreed to … Continue reading

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