Monthly Archives: May 2012

May 19, 2010 Red Shirt Crackdown Timeline

On May 19, 2010 the Thai military began a crackdown on the red shirt protesters around Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok. The following is a timeline of events that day from news, Twitter, Facebook and other sources… 03:56 – First reports … Continue reading

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Ubon Square (อุบลสแควร์) Development Near Big C

Big changes are happening all around Big C in Ubon thanks to the “Ubon Square” (อุบลสแควร์) development directly South of the store. All the restaurants that used to be there have been moved to the East side of Big C and … Continue reading

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Phu Manarom Viewpoint ภูมโนรมย์

This is my last post from our Mukdahan trip. We did visit the Indochina Market which is another favorite tourist spot in the city but I forgot my phone and camera that day. The last place I visited early one … Continue reading

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The Seven Blessed Martyrs of Songkhon Mukdahan

In 1940, 7 Roman Catholic Thais were murdered by police in Songkhon, Mukdahan. You can read their story here and Wikipedia has a brief article. On our way back from Kaeng Ka Bao (แก่งกะเบา) we took the river road which … Continue reading

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