Ubon New Year Tohsang Khong Jiam Part 1

Not all the hotels and accommodations in Ubon Ratchathani are in the city limits. We decided to spend New Year 2009 at one such hotel in Khong Jiam. The rental car from Chow Wattana (Wattana Rental) arrived at 09:55 A.M.. After a quick check to make sure the residence was safe and secure, I locked […]

Ubon Ratchathani KhongJiam Mekong

Not long ago we made a weekend trip to Khong Jiam district of Ubon Ratchathani. It is the easternmost point of Thailand and Ubon Ratchathani. It is framed by the Mekong River, or Mae Nam Kong to the east and Mun River to the south. Being there make me think I had entered a time […]

Ubon Ratchathani Sunrise Khong Jiam

The alarm went off at 5A.M.. I quickly rolled out of bed and threw on some shorts and a T-shirt. Out on the deck the night lights were on but the darkness still bathed the landscape in thick blackness. I wasn’t sure what time the sun was due to come up so I made sure […]