Category Archives: Sarawak

CANCELLED – Miri, Sarawak

Our next port of call in is the oil-rich city of Miri.  We opt to avoid the boneshaker from Bintulu and instead travel by VIP coach.  The difference in price is about 50p for the four-hour journey. The coach looks … Continue reading

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Tarzan, Lord of the Similajau National Park

On our second day in Bintulu, we take a taxi ride to the nearby Similajau national park where we embark on a jungle trek through the ancient rainforest.   Crossing crocodile infested rivers, ascending and descending leaf strewn trails, balancing … Continue reading

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Today’s news is tomorrow’s chick paper : Bintulu

After another day on the road as we headed out of Mukah on the 8.30am boneshaker, we check into the Riverside Inn, Bintulu. Following some fine haggling by the 0.5, and upon her being smooth talked into viewing both standard … Continue reading

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A tall house to call our own: Mukah, Sarawak

Unsurprisingly, Sibu proves to be a very functional city with little to interest us beyond it’s night market where we continue our experimentation with local cuisine by eating various fried delicacies whilst skilfully avoiding any oral ingestion of chicken bum … Continue reading

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2˚ North, 11˚ East, 0˚ Kelvin

Moving on from Kuching for the long slog up the Sarawak coastline, our first journey involves an 8.30am express sea-boat to the inland riverside city of Sibu.  Even though we had purchased our tickets a day early, we were still … Continue reading

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Kuching – The city of cats (and some nearby orang-utans)

After one night in Singapore where we had a merely fleeting acquaintance with both Kiwi Dan and also this time his other half, Susie, we had time to squeeze in a traditional dim sum brunch at Singapore’s expansive China Town … Continue reading

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