Travel Blogs from Miri, Malaysia

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Sarawak, Kuching, Sibu, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Sarawak

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... an alien and laughs when you order food!? Didn't really like it at all and wish we skipped it and travelled all the way to Miri. Went to the cinema, it was terrible.... stale popcorn and the only ones in there. Off to Miri we go! Miri was better, stayed ...

Merry Miri, Miri City Fan, Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Merry Miri

A travel blog entry by jawad

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... stated that Miri had seen better days). It boasts one of the best open public spaces I have seen anywhere in Malaysia. The Miri City Fan is a new park development that has several tastefully themed gardens with fountains and a huge square amphitheatre ...

Niah National Park (Sarawak, Borneo) - Day 156, Batu Niah, Malaysia travel blog

Niah National Park (Sarawak, Borneo) - Day 156

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Killed a three inch long cockroach with two massive blows of my shoe last night. Without being too graphic, legs and bits of the horrible creature where everywhere. This morning when I woke, the cockroach had managed to move two metres across the room. I ...

Racing up the coast, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Racing up the coast

A travel blog entry by zee

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We finally managed to escape Kapit and headed further east by fast boat, to Belaga, then north by 4WD to Bintulu. Each stop was one more in a succession of smaller and crappier places, perfumed by durian. Durian is the smelliest fruit on the planet. It ...

Crazy Borneo Man, Belaga, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy Borneo Man

A travel blog entry by rcys

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Deeper in to the heart of Borneo, I landed in the sleepy little village of Belaga. Only when I arrived, the town wasn't so sleepy. I arrived in the middle of the Regatta and Rainforest Challenge weekend. Just about every long house in the area was in ...

Niah Caves, Niah National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Niah Caves

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... I had to take a bus to Miri and get off at the junction of Batu Niah and the road. Gill and CBM continued up to Miri. I couldn't find a reasonable taxi driver to take me to the park HQ which the Lonely B*stard says is only 3km along the river from the ...

Miri Marriott Resort and Spa, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Miri Marriott Resort and Spa

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... Good! The only problem with staying at the Marriott is that internet access costs more than every other hotel I've paid for in Malaysia. And many of those cheaper rooms included free Wifi internet. C came back from Bario just in time for our last day ...

Mad Dash Through Sarawak, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Mad Dash Through Sarawak

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... of the car to present our passports! Easiest border crossing ever! Once across onto Malaysian soil again we zipped along the road to Miri where we had intended to stay the night. Instead we decided to skip the visit to Mulu, unfortunately, and just go ...

Leeches and Lechers, Limbang, Malaysia travel blog

Leeches and Lechers

A travel blog entry by easties

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The lecher will actually appear in the next blog, but there are plenty of leeches in the Borneo jungle. We arrived in the Mulu national park and were allocated the vip suite. Well that was electricity from 6 to 9 pm, and if it had rained there was ...

Visite - Niah Caves - Visit, Batu Niah, Malaysia travel blog

Visite - Niah Caves - Visit

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde, Nous allons bien. Nous avons veiller dans notre grand salon hier. Nous avons toute le "guest house" pour nous. Une vrai suite. Cuisine, salon avec fenestration tout autour et frigo. On vous aurait bien inviter (3 chambres de ...

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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Visite de Belaga! - Belaga visit ------------------------------------------------------ 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- ...

Wild Borneo, Bario, Malaysia travel blog

Wild Borneo

A travel blog entry by back2basics

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Wild Borneo. WOW! what a ride! 9public buses, 4 long disrtance buses, 6 minivans, 3 taxis, 5 4x4's, 2 cars(paid), 2 cars (volunteered) 1 lrg. ferry, 3 lrg. jet longboats, 6 small river boats, 1 scooter and 2 twin otter flights is how i have made my ...

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 ...

Mulu Moolah, Mulu National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Mulu Moolah

A travel blog entry by fourloves

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... Sarawak. I'm getting used to these fourteen hour bus trips - they are rather easy on my increasingly plastic-seat-toughened behind. Miri was exceptionally unexciting - a burnt out mining city with little to do. However, while searching for a new camera, I ...

Buses, Boarders & Bizarre Rules, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Buses, Boarders & Bizarre Rules

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... fact that they are both located in the same country they are in different states. Both of these states are semi autonomous from Malaysia and consequently to travel from one of these states to the other you must present your passport and be stamped in and ...

Fly to Miri, Sarawak. The start of our tour., Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Fly to Miri, Sarawak. The start of our tour.

A travel blog entry by trishandleanne

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Staying at the Dynasty Hotel, Miri. For the Trip Notes of our tour, please copy and paste this link into your browser: www.exodus.co.uk/holidays/aob/trip-notes?year=2013 If you wish to email us, please send to: dnlhawking@gmail.com Heavy downpour ...

Walka z przelewami, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Walka z przelewami

A travel blog entry by camer

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... sie zatrzymal :) ) i zaladowalismy sie na kolejne 160km jazdy (za 10rm od lebka na popsutych fotelach :D). Po dotarciu do Miri najpierw krecilismy sie chwile w okolicy dworca w poszukiwaniu jakiegos taniego dojazdu do centrum (czego w Azji maja taka manie ...

Finally, Like Being Blind, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Finally, Like Being Blind

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

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Went downstairs for 9am. The 'taxi driver' was in fact almost certainly the husband of the woman from the hostel. It was costing 60 RNG to go about an hour and a half away, which considering bus prices is alot, but given we have done virtually nothing ...

Pain in the proverbial, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Pain in the proverbial

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

... airport I was told someone had been trying to find me to organise hiring a guide together for caving - aarrgghh!  Got to Miri and checked into the Highlands hostel to find the owner informing me that all flights to Bario (my next plan) were full ...

Halloween in Miri!, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Halloween in Miri!

A travel blog entry by ilari

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... ;             Miri. Sarawak. Borneo. (Rukouskutsun ontto aani kaikuu kadunkulmista..) Back in Malaysia! Brunein okyilelevat Gyllenburghit jaivat taakse ja parin tunnin dosamatkan jalkeen loysimme ...

Lovely Locals and Merry Miri, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Lovely Locals and Merry Miri

A travel blog entry by bernie-s

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... he drove us to the bus terminal where we bussed instead of boated our way to Sibu. We are very much enjoying our time in Malaysia. Everything is so easy because the prices are cheap and the locals are so helpful and kind. Borneo is a very lovely ...

Quick update, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Quick update

A travel blog entry by borneoadventure

We have spent the last few days in Guning Mulu National Park, trekking and caving. Tomorrow we're off to Kota Kinabalu then Kuala Lumpur. We'll be back in Perth on 26th with photos and ...

Ufoja ja norjalainen harpunsoittaja, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Ufoja ja norjalainen harpunsoittaja

A travel blog entry by mikajfb

... tunnin jalkeen keskiyolla ja majoituimme jo etukateen varattuun erittain hyvaan hotelliin (kuntosali+pooli ym.). Miri on kohtuullisen kokoinen kaupunki, joka ainakin muutaman paivan kokemuksella on erittain toimiva kaupunki. Olemme hoitaneet ...

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

Belaga - a no horse town

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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Belaga is really out in the middle of nowhere, 8 hours 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 ...

Bus. Welsh. Food, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Bus. Welsh. Food

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... Haha, Charlotte has been mistaken for an Israeli twice, absolutely gutted, almost as bad as being a scouser. Israeli's aren't allowed into Malaysia, would have been class if she had been refused entry on the grounds of trying to sneak in with a fake ...

Fancy, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Fancy

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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Like Sibu the swan city and Kuching the cat city, Miri is the seahorse city. I had been sleeping in tiny rooms with dirty walls and flourescent lights and weird bathroom situations for awhile, so I went to the Marriott in Miri. It was about $50 for an ...

Gunung Mulu National Park, Mulu, Malaysia travel blog

Gunung Mulu National Park

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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We had spent the night in Miri and woke later than expected the following day.  We had big plans to climb the mountain Gunung Mulu.  Having chosen not to take on Mount Kinabalu we were feeling a bit deflated, everyone around us was raving about ...

Gawai Dayak, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Gawai Dayak

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... lunch before joining some of our other hostel mates for our trip to a real Bornean longhouse! Longhouses are an institution in Malaysia and in Borneo particularly where they are still prevalent. Almost exactly as they sound they are huge long houses ...

KK, Brunei, and maybe Mulu in the future, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

KK, Brunei, and maybe Mulu in the future

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

... have been.  Though, we did sneak in a movie or two and some bowling along the way.  We finally have gotten to Miri, gateway to Mulu National Park, despite non-running buses, border crossings, and a detour via two Polish people who offered us a ...

Misfits in Miri, Miri, Malaysia travel blog

Misfits in Miri

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... like we're back in Bangkok again...what do we do? Fly to Indonesia for a week? Fly to the Philippines?  Continue with Malaysia? Touring the rivers and parks of Sarawak may have been nice, but they didn't give us internet, so all of our research ...

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