Monthly Archives: July 2011

How to drive from Isan to Sukhumvit 50 (On Nut BTS)

Driving into Bangkok gives me an adrenaline rush. Big city. Big buildings. Fast motorcycles. Important motorcades. It’s a fun experience, unless your wife accidentally gives you Tylenol PM instead of regular Tylenol. True story! In this post I’ll describe how … Continue reading

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thethaireport 3.0

I no longer have the time required to keep the links portion of thethaireport.com going. At least, not enough time to do it well. I’m in the process of moving the blog to the front page and have had some … Continue reading

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Construction at Sunee Hotel

A new SF theater is opening at the Sunee hotel and “City Mall” in Ubon.  Sport World seems to have expanded into the 1st floor of the middle area between the hotel and mall. I’m not sure what the 2nd … 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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2011 Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival Preparation แห่เทียนอุบลราชธานี

The 2011 Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival is coming up and the city is setting up for the biggest festival of the year. Unfortunately I’ll be out of town during the best part of the festival but Richard Barrow will be … Continue reading

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Pa Own La Awe Waterfall น้ำตกปะโอนละออ

Pa Own La Awe Waterfall (น้ำตกปะโอนละออ, Beautiful Young Woman) is the waterfall downstream from Huai Luang (น้ำตกห้วยหลวง) about 200 meters away. You can’t get to this waterfall unless you first pass Huai Luang, unless of course you parachute in. Speaking … Continue reading

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Huai Luang Waterfall น้ำตกห้วยหลวง

(Click here for more posts about Huai Luang) As promised, this is the first in a long series of posts about waterfalls in Ubon Ratchathani and surrounding areas. Huai Luang Waterfall (น้ำตกห้วยหลวง, Royal Stream), also known as Bak Tew Waterfall … Continue reading

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