Archives for July 2007

Ubon Ratchathani Candle Festival 2007 Parade

Ubon Ratchathani Candles Festival has come and gone. The memories of the past few days will remain a lifetime. I offer just some of the images I had the pleasure of experiencing during the festival. Just Some of the 86 Candles:

Ubon Ratchathani Umbrella Festival 2007

Today I had the honor and privilege of joining the First Annual Ubon Ratchathani Umbrella Festival. The beginning of the rainy season is the logical time to hold this event as the umbrella’s will be put to a lot of use in the coming 3-4 months. I found some good seats up 3 levels which […]

Ubon Ratchathani and Candle Festival History Show

The other night at the Ubon Ratchathani Cultural Center I attended a show that is intended to support the Ubon Rachathani Candle Festival. The title of the show is, “Ubon’s Enlightenment”. It was jointly sponsored by the Cultural Center and Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University. The event was MC’d by a local radio station personality. It […]

Lunch At Wrong Way Cafe Ubon Ratchathani

Wrong Way Cafe has been a fixture here in Ubon Ratchathani for more than a year now. Richard and Ting opened it because there weren’t any places for expats by expats here. Since it’s opening there have been minor changes in it’s menu and operating hours but has continued to be a place where expats […]

Sapphasit Apartments Ubon Ratchathani

In Ubon Ratchathani, as in many places in Thailand, it can be a challenge to find a place to live. There usually aren’t local papers with “apartment for rent” or “house for rent” ads. I have yet to find a service for house or apartment seekers which could make the search easier. The normal way […]