Tag Archives: Thailand

Huai Luang Waterfall During a Tropical Storm

Tropical Storm Vamco is passing over us right now. Check out how much water it’s brought to Ubon. Just a couple weeks ago it looked like this.

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Border Dispute News

This week Cambodia started excavating near the border of Ubon which prompted the Thai military to bring in extra troops to the area. This is East of Preah Vihear Temple on the far edge of Khao Phra Wihan National Park. … Continue reading

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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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Songkran 2014 in Ubon

Songkran was slightly more subdued this year in Ubon. I don’t know if it’s the economy, political environment or the overcast skies, but there was a noticeable drop in water throwing. I do mean slightly though and much fun was … Continue reading

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Lotus Exchange Rate

If you use a foreign credit card at Lotus like I do, here’s a pro tip to save a little money. They have started asking if you want to pay in Thai Baht or your home currency. This is a … Continue reading

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