Travel Blogs from Bario, Malaysia

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The Kelabit Highlands, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

The Kelabit Highlands

A travel blog entry by barrettbingley

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... or by a minimum 3-day hike. Once on the ground I was immediately swept into the orbit of Capt. David, who was our Malaysia airlines pilot and is connected by his marriage to about half of the village. He introduced me to some key contacts who were ...

Wild Borneo, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Wild Borneo

A travel blog entry by back2basics

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... a traditional dance/kata of a tatooed Iban warrior. Feasting and dancing with the with the kalabit people of the highlands of Bario. Celabrating Gawai, harvest festival with Richard who had only known for 5 min before he drove me an hour to celebrate ...

Wild boar, Leaches and Cocks, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Wild boar, Leaches and Cocks

A travel blog entry by fatsomoo

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... if we had to walk back we would have had a challenge to make it back in the day light. Pa’ Lungan makes Bario look like a metropolis! There are 10 houses and of course the obligatory church. Finding Petrous house was not too difficult, it was ...

The Bario, eh, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

The Bario, eh

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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... I have never seen, fresh bamboo shoots, fresh hearts of palm, jungle mushrooms (whoah, trippy), edible orchids, wild boar, Bario pineapple curry (best pineapple ever), and famous Bario rice, which weirdo Japanese connoisseurs claim is the best there is. ...

The Kelabit Highlands, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

The Kelabit Highlands

A travel blog entry by koppers

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... up to the top, so the terrain was a mixture of mountains and trees - and too many logging roads for my taste. Bario is perhaps the largest "town" (read: a number of longhouses and cabins bunched together) in the gorgeous Kelabit Highlands, a lush, ...

Long Danau- Bario, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Long Danau- Bario

A travel blog entry by susranita

... destartalado y metió la cabeza del pollo más dentro de la bolsa ¡¡pero qué bestia!! :( y nosotros terminamos de empaparnos. Llegamos a Bario con unas pintas... que si nos vemos antes de ir, igual nos lo pensamos (lo hubiéramos hecho igual :D). En ...

2nd Batch of photos!, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

2nd Batch of photos!

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

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... of Mulu Nat. Park 2.5 days in odd little Brunei, and, 3.0 days in Miri. I am winding down my radio assignment with Radio Bario and will meet the World's Most Dangerous Blond in Kuching this week. Visiting a giant bamboo grove tomorrow. cheers, jim Bario, ...

First Batch of Photos!, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

First Batch of Photos!

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

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Brooke, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Brooke

A travel blog entry by running-wild

This place, a peaceful place. This place, this place of "unrivalled and unparralled beauty" (James Brooke, 1800s), some of the last remaining primary forest int he world. Threatened but still surviving; alive, this place, and yet so quiet. Green ...

Oh wie schoen ist Bario., Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Oh wie schoen ist Bario.

A travel blog entry by patresen

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Auf dem Weg zum Flughafen galt es noch, einen Aprilscherz aufzuloesen: Lars glaubte immer noch, dass wir zur Einwanderungsbehoerde ("Imigresen" :-)) muessen, um die Kurtaxe, genannt Traveller Tax, zu zahlen. Wollte schon gestern zweimal rein, wir ...

Nichts fuer Warmduscher., Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Nichts fuer Warmduscher.

A travel blog entry by patresen

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... plan going down to Miri on Tuesday. We will be around in Bario and your room is still available too.:-) See you in Bario. Regards Stephen & Tine" Stephen ist ein ganz ruhiger, Tine studierte in Kuching und blieb vor fuenf Jahren hier bei ihm ...

Bangkok Flooding: Situation Worsening, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Bangkok Flooding: Situation Worsening

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

... the conference has been postponed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to our colleagues in Bangkok. jim ellinger Radio Bario, Sarwak, Malaysia AMARC Austin Airwaves ...

Jungle adventure begins, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle adventure begins

A travel blog entry by tamaraday

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... her school in London so they figured it was a good opportunity for some photos. Alice and Lynda are both Kelabit girls from the Bario highland area. With a quick stop in Marudi, we landed in Bario at about 10:30am and Peter picked us up at the airport ...

How was it ?, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

How was it ?

A travel blog entry by michoriet

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... landelijk, rijst- en ananaskwekers, hier en daar een buffel in een 'paddi' met een witte Ibis op zijn rug ... 800 inwoners in Bario dat het centrum is van een streek met enkele dorpen en een paar duizend tal inwoners. Anders valt hier niets te beleven dan ...

Back to Bario, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Back to Bario

A travel blog entry by tamaraday

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... with people in the box of the truck again with all the bags. It was a bumpy, sloppy ride since it had been raining. Almost back to Bario, we saw 2 people walking on the road. They asked if we were going to Bario and if they could catch a ride. They were a ...

2nd batch of photos (three of three...), Bario, Malaysia travel blog

2nd batch of photos (three of three...)

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

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They Love Texas Music in Borneo!, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

They Love Texas Music in Borneo!

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

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... just a moment to realize I was joking, and relieved of the tension, burst into laughter. Moments later, at 7:00pm Borneo time station Radio Bario 94FM signed on the air with 50 watts with... LOVE IT! The first song played on Radio Bario, Day 16, was none ...

Relaxing in Bario, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Relaxing in Bario

A travel blog entry by tamaraday

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... he'd rent a bike too. We went back to the cafe for lunch, including Tyler's favorite of the trip so far, pineapple curry. The Bario pineapples are so sweet. We rode up a hill to another longhouse. They invited us in and we had some tea and rambutans. It ...

Off the beaten track in Borneo, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Off the beaten track in Borneo

A travel blog entry by michellewhitson

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... different level to Bario. It pains me that Lonely Planet have refused invites to visit their village and homestay but instead include their Bario counterparts who offer a really poor service. If im ever in Borneo again I will be back to visit them. ...

Visiting longhouses, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Visiting longhouses

A travel blog entry by tamaraday

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In the morning we all sat on the floor in front of the fire, which was basically the kitchen/dining room. We had some instant 3 in 1 coffee that Lynda brought up (she thinks of everything), and had some sweet snacks Alice brought. 3 in 1 coffee is ...

Adios Bario!, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Adios Bario!

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

... MeOW!  Nice kitty! We will spend the next coupla weeks visiting various beautiful, exotic and romantic locations here in Malaysia.  (In exchange, she will keep the fridge stocked with expensive chocolates...Works for us!) Doing well here. Very ...

Snippets from the last few weeks, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Snippets from the last few weeks

A travel blog entry by running-wild

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... one car since yesterday and when I heard a plane I was so surprised I thought it was thunder! I've tried blow pipes in Bario and we've had interesting discussions about palm oil, which is even top of the ingredients in the peanuts and crackers! We stood ...

Miri- Bario, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Miri- Bario

A travel blog entry by susranita

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... zona, a 1500 metros sobre el nivel del mar, hacía más fresco. Después de comer y de descansar un poco, dimos un paseo por Bario. El pueblo está formado por casas dispuestas a lo lardo de unos caminos que se extiende en un largo paseo. Está rodeado de ...

Jim, the guy the First Team left behind...Radio Ba, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Jim, the guy the First Team left behind...Radio Ba

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

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... that is, if Texas was a dense jungle. Food is excellent. Mosquitoes minimal. Cell/internet service okay. Folks very friendly. There is suppose to be a 'bar' with a 'pool table' down the road. Will do a little reconn tonight. cheers, jim Radio Bario 94FM ...

"Great big supermarket"

A travel blog entry by running-wild

Quote from Ryan (our Kelabit guide): "the jungle is like a great big supermarket for us" - meat, fish, everything, we can't survive without it. Kelabit longhouses - one house is built, then gradually more are added on as the family gets larger. There ...

Things and more Things, Bario, Jungle, Malaysia travel blog

Things and more Things

A travel blog entry by running-wild

So here I am, things in my head and things in my hand, all gone unsaid. Useless time. It is raining here, and suddenly a whole herd of warrier insects let in before I entered my mossie net are clambering up my face. The rest are peering in from ...

Bario At Last!, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Bario At Last!

A travel blog entry by ellengoeseast

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... ride back to the house in the back of a truck), and that evening we had one of the best meals I have had in Malaysia so far (and that is saying something!).  The wild boar, the pineapple curry, the local veggies that Scot managed to gather in the ...

Into the Kelabit Highlands, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Kelabit Highlands

A travel blog entry by selina_and_mo

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... ... We had a whole day up our sleeves before trekking off and spent it wandering around what was the surprisingly big village of Bario. Every person we passed would smile or wave or say hello and if their English was up to it would stop us to find ...

2nd Batch of Photos! (Second of three...), Bario, Malaysia travel blog

2nd Batch of Photos! (Second of three...)

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

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Bandwidth, and for that matter, electricity, are in very short supply here in ...

Think Like a Spy, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Think Like a Spy

A travel blog entry by austinairwaves

Location: Unidentified Major City, South East AsiaDate: Tonight 8:00pm, local time Operatives: Unidentified American "Agent," white male, appears in early 40s Target groups: suspected members of subversive, pro-democracy group suspected members of ...

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