Drive around Thailand in 14 Days – Day 9

Date : 26th December 2006
Time : 12pm – 6pm
Destination : Ubon Ratchathani
Distance : About 250KM

Today we had a half day free and easy period to discover Mukdahan, a border town next to Loas. We visit the Indo China Market next to Mekong river. This is basically where people from Thailand and Loas trading their goods.

A lot of speed boat ferrying passenger and goods to and fro the 2 countries.

The Indo China market selling all kinds of goods from food to sundry goods.

My lady shopping again ….

These are the shops next to the Indo China Market.

These are the speed boat ferrying passenger and goods. Notice that Loas is just accross the Mekong river.

A temple near the Indo China market at Mukdahan.

We left Mukdahan at 12pm and proceed to Ubon Ratchathani. We stop by a river side rest area to have a short break. Fishing is one of the major source of income here as you can see various kind of fish product selling at the store.

This is dry fish.. looks like a flower

Arrive at TohSang KhongJiam resort at 6pm, check in and proceed to enjoy our candle light dinner. The food here is cheap and good, RM14 for a fish and chip in a 5 star resort.

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