Tag Archives: Ubon Ratchathani

Lap Swimming Pools in Ubon Ratchathani

In February I began training for a triathlon and I was surprised to find that Ubon has quite a few lap pools available to the public. Below is a list of them. I’ll update information as I hear about it … 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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2014 Children’s Day at Wing 21 วันเด็กอุบลราชธานี

Today is children’s day across Thailand. The main attraction are the military bases opening to the public. In Ubon, the big event is at the Air Force base; Wing 21. Last year’s show was more exciting. For some reason the jets … Continue reading

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Rosewood Logging in Ubon

Illegal Rosewood logging continues. This was near Khemmarat, Ubon on January 7, 2014. It’s very valuable wood and you routinely hear of Cambodians being shot on the Southern border of Isan trying to cut it. This is on the Laos … Continue reading

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Pha Taem ผาแต้ม in October

I finally have some free time to catch up on some recent trips around Ubon. In October I took a visiting friend to Pha Taem National Park. We started at Soi Sawan Waterfall and as usual we climbed the thing … Continue reading

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Huai Luang Waterfall

Just another visit to Huai Luang Waterfall in Ubon Ratchathani in late October.

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Landing at Ubon Ratchathani Airport (UBP)

I haven’t posted one of these for awhile. Here is my landing in Ubon today. Speed x5.

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Good Bye Sunee Hotel Ubon

I’m done giving business to the Sunee Hotel in Ubon. Their management is horrible. I often reserve rooms for visiting family, friends and sometimes teachers and have had a few minor problems in the past but today tops them all. … Continue reading

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Soi Sawan Waterfall Birding Hike

A few days ago I went on a birding trip with a friend to Soi Sawan Waterfall in Pha Taem National Park. I am not a birder. For me it’s in the same category as fishing; I grow impatient if … Continue reading

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The Grand Condo Ubon Ratchathani

The Grand Condo is a new condo set to be completed April 2014 next to Big C and Ubon Square. In the first week they sold 71 of the 201 units. They have 2 bedroom and 1 bedroom designs. Some … Continue reading

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