I’m on a trip to Chiang Mai this week and flew the direct Air Asia route from Ubon. It was a cloudy day when I left so I was a bit disappointed because I haven’t flown this route on a clear day yet. Once we got to Roi Et though, things cleared off and I had a perfect view of some places I can’t wait to explore in the future. Sit on the right side of plane going to Chiang Mai if you want to see these locations. The aerial pictures below are mine and the ground pictures you can click on to see the source. A map of all these locations is at the bottom. You can also click here to see a previous post of the CNX to BKK route.
Nam Phong Air Force Base – Today this Air Force base is only used as a bombing range but it was very active in the early 70’s. There’s a web site with loads of interesting pictures and stories here. The 2nd pic is from 1972.
View UBP to CNX in a larger map