Monthly Archives: October 2013

Visit to Pakse, Laos

In mid October we took a 3 day trip to Pakse, Laos. We’ve been in Ubon around 4 years and haven’t been to Pakse even though it’s only about 2.5 hours away. Not knowing how to take our own vehicle … Continue reading






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Ubon to Chiang Mai Flight

Here is some potentially good news for those of us living in Ubon. A friend in Chiang Mai sent me the below picture of a new billboard hanging in Chiang Mai. It would appear they have plans to re-open the … Continue reading






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Sisaket to Angkor Wat

In July I took our family with some friends from Sisaket on a trip to Angkor Wat in Siem Reap, Cambodia. I’ve driven by the turnoff a hundred times and always told myself we’d do it but had never taken … Continue reading






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Ubon Flooding – Update 5

Thanks to Jeab for the above picture. Yesterday the Mun River peaked at 9.2 meters and today at 1am it finally started to drop. That’s 61cm short of the water level in 2011. It’s only gone down 1cm so far … Continue reading






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Ubon Flooding – Update 4

The water continues to rise but it looks like it will finally start going down tonight or tomorrow. Here is the increase in water for the last 5 days. Sep28 – 16cm Sep29 – 15cm Sep30 – 10cm Oct01 – … Continue reading






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