Ubon Ratchathani Neighbors

Ubon Ratchathani is the largest province in Thailand and yet it is only bordered by three other provinces. From Ubon you can visit Amnat Charoen to the north, Yasothon to the northwest and Sisaket to the east. The rest of Ubon’s surroundings are made up by the Mekhong River, Laos and Cambodia. Amnat Charoen is […]

Ubon Darwin and the Temple of Bloom: The Quest

The clearing offered a view of the destination. There atop a white foundation was the golden antenna. One hundred more paces and we would be inside the walls. It was time to find out why I had to visit this place atop a hill on the outskirts of Khong Jiam. I passed through the gate […]

Ubon Darwin and the Temple of Bloom: The Journey

It is a long, but not winding road that leads to who knows where. All I know is I had an urge to walk up it. I also knew it was hot and humid. The trail was wide, covered in red dirt and boulders and walled in by water starved trees and shrubs. Mother nature […]