Ratchathani, is northeast
Thailandís easternmost province and is bordered to the east by the
Mekong River and Laos, and to the south by Cambodia. The provincial
capital is some 630 kilometers northeast of Bangkok.
Ubon Ratchathani is
well known for a strong Buddhist tradition, particularly forest-dwelling
monks, and a distintive folk culture which finds expression in the
cuisine, handicrafts and traditional events such as the Candle Festival
Ubon Ratchathani is well
known for many distinctive handicrafts, including silk and cotton
products, khit pillows
Phetchaburi has long been
renowed for the excellence of its Thai-style sweets that include
subtle custards and egg-based confectionery. Several specialty sweet
shops are located at the foot of Khao Wang on the northern outskirts
of the provincial capital.