Travel Blogs from Kapit, Malaysia

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Jungle BBQ, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle BBQ

A travel blog entry by zee

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... had (which, yes, did involve local rice wine and the inevitable karaoke), we were extremely happy at the prospect of leaving Kapit. It's a town much like the others in Sarawak. There are pig-hunters running around with shotguns. Local kids drive souped-up ...

Kapit (Sarawak, Borneo) - Day 154, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Kapit (Sarawak, Borneo) - Day 154

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Three hour express boat journey 150km down the Rejang river to the small logging town of Kapit. The Rejang river is the longest in Malaysia at 530km and drains the vast rainforests in the interior, in parts it's over a mile wide. The river is lined with ...

Journey into the Heart of Borneo, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Journey into the Heart of Borneo

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... . 2 travelers had several items stolen out of their bags when they put them on top of the boat from Sibu to Kapit. Apparently, they did a very thorough search through their bags, but fortunately left a very expensive dive mask behind as they probably ...

Longhouse Disaster, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Longhouse Disaster

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... see! We left with a unmistakable 'ick' feeling. Almost enough to spoil the time we've had here, as we really enjoyed Kapit. The small town has a very energetic feel and the curiosity and friendliness of the people is wonderful. Put it out of our ...

Stay in Kapit and living life the Kapit way, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Stay in Kapit and living life the Kapit way

A travel blog entry by mauddespoisse

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... we said yes but not really knowing what we were getting ourselves into!! Kapit is an important river town in East Malaysia, in Sarawah more specifically. You cannot go there by any other means ...

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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... . on a meme un agent de securite???????????????? Tout est tres noir, pas de lumiere pour eblouir le ciel. C'est mieux vraiment que Kapit que Rejean a surnomme Kapout... Je me suis fait poigne les fesses en 2 min par 2 jeunes hommes a Kapit. Je n'etais ...

Gateway to the interior, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Gateway to the interior

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

... I suppose it gives his staff something to do. If you come the other way ther is no permit procedure.  The last time I was in Kapit earlier this year I was unable to go further upriver as the water level in r was too low for the boat to negotiate the ...

Real Travel - Finaly!, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Real Travel - Finaly!

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... that locals would NEVER eat in...tacky tourist shops...etc. We're away from that now. Not many SE Asia travellers go to Malaysia. Those that do, hit Kuala Lumpur on the peninsula and even fewer venture to Malaysian Borneo. Those that do, go to ...

Kuching -> Sibu -> Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching -> Sibu -> Kapit

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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... toute la journee. 2 heures en mer de chine. Petite vague mais le bateau balancait pas mal. Puis la deuxieme partie de Sibu a Kapit un autre 3 heures dans un genre de grosse chaloupe avec un toit et en gros metal. Presqu'un sous marin. La coque etait aura ...

Statkiem w glab Borneo, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Statkiem w glab Borneo

A travel blog entry by camer

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... kurczaka z ryzem co okazalo sie bardzo dobrym pomyslem, bo kolejny etap podrozy trwal kolejne 3 godziny. Po dotarciu do Kapit zakwaterowalismy sie w chinskim hotelu, zjedlismy obiad na markecie i poszlismy spac, bo nastepnego dnia czekalo nas kolejne ...

Found, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Found

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... get this? “Just go to Kapit and someone will find you” was their cryptic suggestion. Well, we went to Kapit, and were wandering around one evening and finally found ourselves in conversation with a man from Kuala Lumpur. He gave us all ...

Another10hr boat trip, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Another10hr boat trip

A travel blog entry by ceriandsteve

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... businessmen with their laptops to the local Iban and Orang Ulu village people with their elongated ears.  As we travelled towards Kapit the forest became increasing dense and less affected by the logging. When we arrived in Kapit, after 10hours on a ...

Not so tribal experience, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Not so tribal experience

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... thoroughly enjoying it! Kapit is a small town, and I only saw two other Westerners. The following day I booked a ticket to Kapit, costing about 5 pounds for a 'business class' seat, which meant another war movie. This time there were no other tourists on ...

Kaput in Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Kaput in Kapit

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... which is really long and shaped liked a torpedo, down the first part of our journey up the Rejang River to Kapit.   The Rejang River is Malaysia's longest river of over 640km, but we weren't planning on doing the whole journey.  Not sure ...

Searching for a longhouse, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Searching for a longhouse

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Kapit

A travel blog entry by annek

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langhaustour, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

langhaustour

A travel blog entry by tagebuchmlg

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... 2013 kapit liegt 242 km von der küste entfernt am ufer des rajang. bisher gibt es keine strassenverbindung hierher. kapit bildet ungefähr die grenze zwischen zivilisation und wildnis. eigentlich wollten wir von kapit weiter den rajang rauf nach ...

Touts and Tour Guides, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Touts and Tour Guides

A travel blog entry by 3girlsinasia

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So after Sibu and its strange small town delights we headed for Kapit.  Smaller, dirtier and somehow more menacing.  I think that it may have been that the boat dock was just a row of Express Boats that had docked to the concrete steps and you ...

Friendliest Place Yet, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Friendliest Place Yet

A travel blog entry by dconlisk

... down towards the coast - bit depressing that. Arriving here was excellent though - locals stopping to say "Hello! Welcome to Kapit!" and then continuing on their merry way. No ulterior motives here - not something you get everywhere that's for sure. ...

Up river by express boat, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Up river by express boat

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

... was quicker. there were not many on board for the 4 hour trip out to sea and then up the Sangai Rijang which is Malaysia's longest river. In addition to the people the boat also took on cargo which included some chicks in crates which would have made the ...

Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Kapit

A travel blog entry by mies

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... staff was friendly though.   In Kota Kinabalu my first assignment was to buy a Lonely Planet South East Asia (or maybe Malaysia), in which I succeeded. Both were unavailable in Manila! I then walked around a bit a was back just in time for a heavy ...

Kapit, Sarawak, Malaysia, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Kapit, Sarawak, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by bowtie

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... 1000R.  We felt that was ridiculously high -  for 1d/1n that would be approx 100 US+ per person.  For Malaysia that is very expensive!! Not sure what to recommend here although I did speak to some people that had done a longhouse stay near ...

A day wasted travelling to Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

A day wasted travelling to Kapit

A travel blog entry by brad.leah

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... except for the boat leaning when turning corners it remained flat. We arrived in Sibu at 13.10 we thought we had missed the last boat to Kapit but it turns out that they run boats up until 14.30. it was all a bit of a rush because we booked the 13.45 ...

Up the river without a paddle in Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Up the river without a paddle in Kapit

A travel blog entry by martynandsarah

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... but they were genuinely welcoming and I think tourists provide a welcome addition to their communal incomes. Not much else to say about Kapit. Really quiet at night but a busy town feel during the day with quite a big covered market.  Oh, and those ...

Boat trip de Kuching a Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Boat trip de Kuching a Kapit

A travel blog entry by petitexpress

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... de bateau! Une facon differente de voir les paysages et les petits villages, facon differente de voyager! Notre destination: Kapit. Kapit, ce petit village, accessible que par bateau, est rempli de marchands qui approvisionnent les habitants et ...

Nieuwjaar bij de Iban, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Nieuwjaar bij de Iban

A travel blog entry by lale1

... doe je in de rivier. Er zijn geen winkels in de omgeving en voor de dagelijkse boodschappen moeten de bewoners dus 3 uur varen naar Kapit. Er is wel een lagere school. De mensen leven vrij eenvoudig en behalve tv kijken is er eigenlijk geen contact met de ...

Relocated further upriver for school visit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Relocated further upriver for school visit

A travel blog entry by mcewenm

Morning was spent onboard as the 'mother ship' moved further upstream. Today we visit a mission school and have a picnic lunch on site. It took over an hour by Mini Pandaw to get there, fighting against a really powerful current and avoiding the debris ...

Two Boats to Kapit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Two Boats to Kapit

A travel blog entry by jamesandmorgan

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... somehow getting another boat at nine this morning didn't seem to be such an appealing idea, so instead we are spending the day relaxing in Kapit. There is bugger all here though really. If you want a bit of a laugh, try looking it up on google maps. On ...

Lazy days in an Iban longhouse (Song), Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Lazy days in an Iban longhouse (Song)

A travel blog entry by jenjosh

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... a long time coming and we got chatting to one of the locals on the express boat en route to Kapit (note to other travellers - no need to pay for children under 12 on passenger boats and long distance buses in Malaysian ...

Village Tour and Longhouse Visit, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Village Tour and Longhouse Visit

A travel blog entry by mcewenm

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This morning we headed to the Kapit ferry jetty in the Mini Pandaw for a visit of the village, its museum, Fort, and market. The jetty is a busy place; from here locals travel up or downriver to see family, doctors, buy supplies, etc. They travel on 1,100 ...

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