Travel Blogs from Belaga, Malaysia

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Crazy Borneo Man, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy Borneo Man

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... in the area was in town for the dragon boat racing, the 20Km race through the jungle, little tykes body building competition, Miss Belaga 2008 beauty pageant and of course community karaoke. We got a room described as "no aircon broken fan" at the Hotel ...

Visite de Belaga! - Belaga visit, Kapit -> Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Visite de Belaga! - Belaga visit

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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... ------------------------------------------------------ Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Nous avons pris le bateau ce matin a 9.00 pour Belaga. Encore un 5 heures de navigation (dans notre bateau/sous- marin). Nous avons quand meme passe ...

Belaga, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Belaga

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Il a plu comme le deluge hier soir et cette nuit. et encore aujourd,hui. C,est divertissant aussi surtout lorque nous sommes a l'abri. Avec un bon cafe glace, on fait comme tout le monde. On regarde les ...

Belaga - a no horse town, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Belaga - a no horse town

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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... by boat from a road where you can get a bus. I was the first foreigner in town for about a month. I stayed at the Belaga Hotel (decent joint, about $8), whose owner was a really nice Chinese lady with whom I got to practice my Mandarin. I noticed when ...

Longhouses & jungle, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Longhouses & jungle

A travel blog entry by claraklaver

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... en moe slenteren we even later naar een hotel. De volgende morgen staan we op tijd bij de kade en vervolgen onze weg naar Belaga, waar we willen overnachten bij de lokale bevolking in hun longhouse. We logeren bij Mehmeh en Azun. Ze zullen ons twee dagen ...

W tropikalnej dzungli, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

W tropikalnej dzungli

A travel blog entry by camer

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Wczesnie rano zrobilismy sobie pobudke i juz o godz 8 bylismy na arabskim markecie. Olka zjadla 2 roti canai (smazone chlebki jeden z jajkiem i sosem curry, drugi zwykly za to z dzemem na pikantnie), ja polasilem sie jak zwykle na fried kueh touw ...

Onto Belaga, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Onto Belaga

A travel blog entry by ceriandsteve

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... Sibu to Kapit as the forest is thicker, there was more wildlife and some more traditional looking longhouses.  We arrived in Belaga on time, amazing.  The town wasn’t what I expected and is much smaller and quite sweet! All the locals ...

Brian's Travel Tips:  Toilet Paper, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Brian's Travel Tips: Toilet Paper

A travel blog entry by 2totango

Now I've met a few people who obsess over toilet paper. When you talk about travelling to SE  Asia, everyone advises you to 'bring some toilet paper'.  Now when you're in SE Asia it's true that  its not often provided.  But do you ...

Asap, the longhouse village of the Kayan, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Asap, the longhouse village of the Kayan

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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I actually left Belaga and travelled by 4wd to Asap which is further into the interior. In this area live the Orang Ulu people (  the upriver men) and within that are about 12 different tribes. The most numerous are the Iban, but I stayed with the ...

Shooting the rapids at high speed., Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Shooting the rapids at high speed.

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... nbsp; people had to get off the boat and walk through the jungle past the rapids and continue their journey in another boat to Belaga. I was told that there are 7 series of rapids which they call 7 serpants and they throw offering into the river to ensure ...

Malaysia (Borneo) - Belaga, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia (Borneo) - Belaga

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... following day. There was something we didn´t know…the whole town was getting ready for a yearly festival called “Belaga Rainforest Challenge”. This event was supposed to take place from Thursday to Sunday (it was Monday) and included ...

The inter longhouse pre Christmas celebration, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

The inter longhouse pre Christmas celebration

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

That evening we were to attend the celebration between the 11 of the 15 longhouses in the area. Each had a stall in the civic hall with their own special foods on display and to be tasted later. Each had also prepared a small piece to be presented on ...

Animal sacrifices, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Animal sacrifices

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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With the formal proceedings over most people left. I walked up a fairly steep hill to the platform that had been erected and overlooking the valley. There  2 men had been chanting to the heavens for most of the morning with raised arms. ...

Murum Dam 'blessing ' ceremony, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Murum Dam 'blessing ' ceremony

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... in construction and has still not generated any electicity power. that is going to happen soon but there is no submarine cable to west Malaysia ( where Luala Lumpur is) and no one knows when it will be laid. If this is true I am a bit ...

Boats, Planes, Crabs n Caves, Belaga, Gunung Mulu NP and Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Boats, Planes, Crabs n Caves

A travel blog entry by jtrail

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... to explain that my Teva's had taken me all over the world and through far more difficult terrain than any cave! But this is Malaysia, and here the rules must be followed- or gotten around by borrowing a pair of white sox to provide the protection & ankle ...

Belaga, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Belaga

A travel blog entry by annek

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Lets off Road!, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Lets off Road!

A travel blog entry by squeak_1912

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... to start again! Finally someone stopped who was actually going to Belaga and we were off, happy days. 4 bumpy hours later we arrived. Belaga is a pretty sleepy town but it was nice to see some riverside life. We were invited by the local "ambassador" to ...

4x4 Adventures in the Jungle, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

4x4 Adventures in the Jungle

A travel blog entry by dconlisk

A four hour boat ride in a longboat from Kapit to the sleepy hamlet of Belaga. This is the only boat of the day to arrive from the outside world. There are three ways to get out: boat back to Kapit, 4x4 to the main road, or boat and 4x4 via somewhere else ...

Belaga & Borneo's jungle, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Belaga & Borneo's jungle

A travel blog entry by jordigadea

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Let's go see some longhouses, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Let's go see some longhouses

A travel blog entry by tobirgits

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... dam in Asia outside of China. The dam was intended to provide electricity for Sarawak, other surrounding regions and Peninsular Malaysia. A lot of longhouses/villages were relocated for it. One afternoon we hiked through the jungle to a small ...

Rainforest here we come, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Rainforest here we come

A travel blog entry by danielheidi

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... next two days (and due to his remarkably cool, nobel, honorable name, he was a nice fellow). Tuesday afternoon we spent in Belaga and at the surroundings. We checked into a small hotel, took a shower and then left for a walk with Rosaline, a friendly ...

Affecting Insouciance, and Wearing a Big Hat, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Affecting Insouciance, and Wearing a Big Hat

A travel blog entry by mynameisden

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... genuinely want to see how other people live but not at the expense of their dignity. The day started with a 3 hour drive out of Belaga in the most uncomfortable 4 wheel drive I have ever been in, driven on some of the worst roads I’ve ever been on, ...

Longhouses and Leeches, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Longhouses and Leeches

A travel blog entry by jamesandmorgan

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... , was to spend some time with some of the local tribes (the Kenyah, and the Kayah) in their traditional longhouses. Having got to Belaga however we were still unsure exactly how to go about doing this, and the only lead we had was a number and an address ...

A lot of longhouses, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

A lot of longhouses

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

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... where we visited to enjoy our lunch of fresh vegetables and bbq'd chicken wings that we had purchased earlier at the market in Belaga. The family there were really lovely, coaxing us inside to sit and enjoy coffee and glutinous rice parcels, as well as ...

Los 6 llegando a Belaga  ( solo fotos), Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Los 6 llegando a Belaga ( solo fotos)

A travel blog entry by sonia.alcalagon

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A white-knuckle ride to the deep jungle!, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

A white-knuckle ride to the deep jungle!

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid

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... are owned by companies in Kuala Lumpur and the Palm Oil tree Plantations are mostly owned by Sime Derby (a British Co). The children from Belaga go to school on Monday and return on Friday - they live, eat and attend school in the same compound - all ...

No traffic but hazardous moments, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

No traffic but hazardous moments

A travel blog entry by danielheidi

... -free and safe. Unfortunately kids, there is no such thing as a perfect world. Heidi had already been fearing to take a car trip from Belaga to Niah. Basicly there was no road some year ago, but due to heavy logging and thus need for a road for trucks to ...

Belaga- Kejaman Senin Neh, Belaga-Kejaman Senin Neh, Malaysia travel blog

Belaga- Kejaman Senin Neh

A travel blog entry by susranita

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... muchos "mordiscos" deforestados a lo largo del trayecto donde los árboles habían sido cortados o quemados. Nada más desembarcar en Belaga un hombre se acercó a nosotros para ofrecerse como guía y enseñarnos la casa comunitaria donde vive. Después ...

Kejaman Senin Neh- Belaga, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Kejaman Senin Neh- Belaga

A travel blog entry by susranita

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... cortos (tanto la otra chica como yo eramos muy tochas en comparación con las mujeres de esta parte del mundo ;P). A la vuelta a Belaga tardamos muchísimo menos en llegar ya que íbamos a favor de corriente. Allí cogimos las mochilas y quedamos con los ...

Rocket ship to Belaga, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Rocket ship to Belaga

A travel blog entry by chris_roy7

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