Travel Blogs from Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand

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Goodbye Laos, Hello Thailand!, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Goodbye Laos, Hello Thailand!

A travel blog entry by jlaire

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... over a Leo beer. 11/11/2011: We send our last package home from Asia and this is the cheapest and most effecient service yet - Thailand just gets better and better. We take the local bus (song-tow roughly in English) again to the bus station and buy our ...

Goodbe Land of Smiles, hello Laos., Chong Mek, Thailand travel blog

Goodbe Land of Smiles, hello Laos.

A travel blog entry by pidgeandpie

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Khao Phra Wihan, Si Saket, Thailand travel blog

Khao Phra Wihan

A travel blog entry by jessnel

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... Thai man if he had a Thai wife. From what we saw, we are guessing that many foreigners come to this part of Thailand to find themselves wives. I can count to ten in Thai! Since Khao Phra Wihan belonged to Cambodia but is only accessible from ...

Again passing through, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Again passing through

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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Ubon Ratchathani was to be my base for visiting Prasat preah Vihear, as they call it in Cambodia, or khao phra wihan in Thai. This is the temple had wanted to make the excursion to whilst i was in Siam reap, but due to the wet season it had proved ...

Resting and hanging out, Phibunmangsahan, Thailand travel blog

Resting and hanging out

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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July 8 Wednesday Today we mostly stayed at home, cooked, did laundry, and went to the library to get on the internet. I was able to send Michael an email, and get his... that was nice. The big containers in the courtyard, near the kitchen and washing ...

Lunch in Laos, Ubon Ratchathani, Issan, Thailand travel blog

Lunch in Laos

A travel blog entry by gr8fyl1973

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... out the window of a hotel room thinking I had ventured as far out in the global wilderness as i would care to go. Ubon Ratchathani International airport has 2 gates and one luggage carousel. It is serviced by two carriers, one with 3 flights in and ...

The home where we live and our daily life, Phibunmangsahan, Thailand travel blog

The home where we live and our daily life

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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As I have mentioned before, we are living in the home of Pong, Set, Jum, and Bobby. In the morning, when it does not rain, Thomas, Supa, and I walk. We do this about 4 or 5am to avoid the heat. We walk to the river, and walk across the bridge and back... ...

Another night bus, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Another night bus

A travel blog entry by tatandandy

From Kanchanaburi we got a minibus for 3 hours to Bangkok before immediately boarding an overnight bus to Ubon. Nothing much to talk about really! The journey from Kan to Ubon took from 3pm until 7am, and then we had a 2 hour wait for the Laos ...

Wax sculpting in Issan province, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Wax sculpting in Issan province

A travel blog entry by julie_sam42

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... area so after an hour wondering what to do, we went to the train station and got a night train to Ubon Ratchatani in Issam province in the East of Thailand, pretty much because the train arrived at a good time the next morning. There wasn’t that ...

Shopping, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Shopping

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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July 15 Wednesday Today we went to Ubon. We went to buy presents, gifts, and silk. ...

Fiery Thai Wives and Amazing Race Challenges, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Fiery Thai Wives and Amazing Race Challenges

A travel blog entry by bass_ke

... was supposed to be a quiet day of checking out MBK Shopping center and then a chilled train road in a 1st Class cabin to Ubon Ratchathani. The shopping part was pretty uneventful, just 7 stories of crazed shopping with a 1 whole story dedicated to iPhone ...

catching up, Phibunmangsahahan, Thailand travel blog

catching up

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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... , so I figured it out and reset it. For those of you who understand those things or care, the pin is set to Phibumangsahani, TH.71, Thailand. When I Goggled it on the Google map, I was able to zero in and see: the roof top of this house; the next block, ...

Temple in Phibunmangsahan, Phibunmangsahan, Thailand travel blog

Temple in Phibunmangsahan

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

Oom took Elise and me to the temple here, while Supa and Pong went to get beautiful for tomorrow. The Temple is incredibly beautiful. We had a wonderful time... pictures to follow when the internet is more cooperative! ...

Ubon comme on dit ici, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Ubon comme on dit ici

A travel blog entry by pvdyck

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... region est sous developpee entre-autres du point de vue touristique, les thailandais visitent leur region a l'aide des guides suedois ( chercher l'erreur ). Bref, la ville d'Ubon est un paradis de la bouffe et des temples loufoques... un vrai plaisir ...

the Parade, Phibunmangsahan, Thailand travel blog

the Parade

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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July 6 Monday "Stick with what you know, and don't stray off the beaten path" - Thomas Good wisdom. I have eaten some very different foods with some very different spices. There have been some foods that have not agreed with me at all. When I ask what ...

Visiting relatives, Phibumangsahani, Thailand travel blog

Visiting relatives

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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... , so we came home. I was too tired to journal, so I went straight to bed. I did find out that where we live, is not Ubon, but a small village about 35 miles East. The name of it is Phibumangsahan. (this is a correction in the name I had posted earlier) ...

Ubon Ratchathani, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Ubon Ratchathani

A travel blog entry by tomandlizzie

07/04/2009 Crossing the border was easy, then a quick change of buses in Ubon and on with the ...

the family in the home, Phibunmangsahani, Thailand travel blog

the family in the home

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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... . Thomas is my son from San Antonio, Texas. He is a good husband, a good father, and a school teacher. This is why we are in Thailand at this time of year. Supa is Tom's wife, and Elise's mother. I love Supa very much, and she loves me... we have a great ...

Bang Pussee, Ubon Ratchathani, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Bang Pussee, Ubon Ratchathani

A travel blog entry by mogzta

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... 07 We (Cammy, Harry (Dad), Tio (Wife), Ploh (Sister) & myself) travel to Bangkok and get the plane to Ubon Ratchathani, where we are met by some of the family. Once we have stocked up on some supplies we head off in the minibus ...

Khong Chiam to Ubon., ubon ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Khong Chiam to Ubon.

A travel blog entry by figiel

... gold card here, just an ungodly uncomfortable seat and open doors & windows for air/con. Seven hours from Nung Rong to Ubon. Stayed in Ubon for a night and left promptly for Khong Chiam the following morning. Only one local bus per day, so no option ...

the elephant ride and Bar-B-Que, Phibunmangsahan, Thailand travel blog

the elephant ride and Bar-B-Que

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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... It was very good, and suprisingly tasted more like food from home than any I've had so far, the whole trip! Thai food in Thailand, is VERY different from Thai food in the States. I have taken pictures of the fruits and vegetables, but no one can spell ...

Parc surnaturel, Khong chiam, Thailand travel blog

Parc surnaturel

A travel blog entry by pvdyck

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Suédois, ou Norvégien... du Nord donc. Il s'occupe d'excursions pour handicapes. Surtout. Donc on a pas hesite, on est rentres et on lui a demande la totale. 16 heures de 4x4 dans le région. Réveil a l'aube, malheureusement. Et hop, une grande ...

Relou..., Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Relou...

A travel blog entry by nadegeb72

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... celsius. Mon sac à dos est lourd. Mais j'ai décidé de marcher gentiment en direction de la gare ferroviaire. En effet, convaincue qu'Ubon ne présente vraiment aucun intérêt, je décide - carrément - de prendre le train de nuit pour Bangkok. Au ...

Khao Panssar, Ubon Ratchathani, Issan, Thailand travel blog

Khao Panssar

A travel blog entry by gr8fyl1973

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... a whole lot of tourist stuff. The economy is agriculturally based and its 2 main crops are rice and bar-girls. The majority of Thailand's commercial sex workers hail from this part of the country. Though i didn't see a lot of abject poverty, over the ...

The Isan, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

The Isan

A travel blog entry by alainetaylor

Ubon Ratchathani is a big city in the Northeast of Thailand, right by the borders to Laos and Cambodia. The people here also speak Isan, a dialect that is linguistically identical to Lao. This was supposed to be my second home, but I'm now catching up ...

around the house, Phibunmangsahan, Thailand travel blog

around the house

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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Pictures I've taken over the time we've been here. ...

Camping with Peace Corps Volunteers, Phibun Mangsahan, Issan, Thailand travel blog

Camping with Peace Corps Volunteers

A travel blog entry by gr8fyl1973

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... third reason for venturing up to Issan was to visit with a Peace-Corps Volunteer out in the field. Since i returned from Thailand last summer, I have been kicking around the idea of volunteering upon completion of grad-school. Last January, I was ...

a Scheherazade for Michael, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

a Scheherazade for Michael

A travel blog entry by sweetiebarbara

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... in Bangkok, after 11pm on Friday night. We started the Fourth of July, at midnight, when we left Bangkok in a van to travel to Ubon Ratchathani. On the Goggle map, it is a little more than 9 hours away. It took us until almost 2pm to get here. About 1:30 ...

candles galore!, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

candles galore!

A travel blog entry by aymi_neil

... vistas and take a photo that looks different from the other 500 hundred) and we took the bus to the nearest Thai city, Ubon Ratchathani.  the 'taxi' driver (the taxi was an isuzu twincab with his small son on the back seat) wanted to take us to ...

Hello Ubon, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand travel blog

Hello Ubon

A travel blog entry by charding

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... products that we haven't seen for months (yes, I am talking about McDonalds). Welcome to civilization. Our time in Ubon Ratchathani was limited as we were simply breaking the journey up back to Bangkok. We did however have a real blast looking ...

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