Travel Blogs from Kuching, Malaysia

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Borneo Encompassed, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo Encompassed

A travel blog entry by easties

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Expecting men with loin cloths and spears on every street corner - we were shocked by Kuching. It is a very affluent business orientated city with a lovely river front with fascinating markets and museums. We met our sole trekking companion - Andrew ...

Bites and Longhouses, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Bites and Longhouses

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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10th March - Up early this morning to be picked up for our trip to a longhouse. Our guide was Osman (worryingly he said some people called him Osama) and he collected us in his car that looked like a 25 year old Ford Cortina. Our first stop was a real ...

Rainforest World Music Festival, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Rainforest World Music Festival

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... I was a week too late to get here for it. It's held at the Touristic Sarawak Cultural Village grounds about 45 minutes out of Kuching. It's a bit of a trek to get out there and back, but with the shuttle buses, it's doable in a very long day. During ...

Chinese Bureaucracy!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Chinese Bureaucracy!

A travel blog entry by rcys

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... *rds chased my family out of China and took their fortune. As a result of their stupid new visa rules, I've been trapped in Kuching searching for a way to get a visa without having to go anywhere or send my passport back to the States. The main problem ...

Bako, Home of the Proboscis Monkey, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Bako, Home of the Proboscis Monkey

A travel blog entry by rcys

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I'm sitting in Bako National Park right now. Although it has been pissing down rain for the last couple days and the trails are a mess, it difficult to really complain about it raining while visiting a rainforest. It wouldn't be a problem except that I ...

First days in Kuching, Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia travel blog

First days in Kuching

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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4th March - Arrived safe and sound in Borneo despite our cheap flight. We found some digs in Kuching and grabbed a taxi voucher from the airport (to stop taxis ripping people off) and headed for the Mandarin Hotel in Green Hill. Run by a Chinese family, ...

Cats and Steamboats, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Cats and Steamboats

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... that we realised that this was the cat museum. The museum is basically a collection of everything that is remotely connected to cats (Kuching is known as the cat city). To us as cat lovers it was quite interesting although there were a large number of ...

Monkey's galore, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Monkey's galore

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... error, so off i went. The pictures of this crazy, scary place speak for themselves.       Having said Kuching isn't that great, i is an ideal place to base yourself for a visit to Bako national park, my itinerary for the next ...

'Beyond here lies nothin', Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

'Beyond here lies nothin'

A travel blog entry by irvin.cane2

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... the centre of town is a delight to stroll through.The famed riverfront walk is said to be the model for others all over Malaysia but the inhabitants insist it is still the best.We found the Brooke bistro bar in a pleasant garden on the riverbank near the ...

The conqueror and the conquered..., Bako, Malaysia travel blog

The conqueror and the conquered...

A travel blog entry by fourloves

Some people like to travel to beaches in their own country for vacation. (I won't name names) The more adventurous fly to Malaysia, then go to Langkawi, such as the two Swedish girls I met in KL. The masochistic and mostly braindead travel to Borneo, take ...

Welcome to the - Bako - Jungle, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to the - Bako - Jungle

A travel blog entry by chil24

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Op kl. seks om morgenen, dyrt morgenbrød på Hilton (vores genbo) og afsted med bussen mod truende mørke skyer, der lå tungt over Bako Nationalpark, som var dagens destination. En time senere skiftede vi fra bus over til en lille båd, som skulle ...

Morning Market & Evening Cruise, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Morning Market & Evening Cruise

A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch

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13 APRIL Sunday KUCHING So the one who should have had a headache this morning didn’t but the one who shouldn’t did! This morning we had a leisurely breakfast as time was our own; no pick-up. Today was very ...

Meeting the Natives, Kampong Mangkisam, Malaysia travel blog

Meeting the Natives

A travel blog entry by pses

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... and coaxed Sammy up to dance with her - picture also attached.  He is starting to think he is a celebrity here in Malaysia. After the show, Sharon dressed up in traditional Iban clothing and finery.  Elliot and I crossed a long bamboo bridge, ...

a new job, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

a new job

A travel blog entry by angelita.lita

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... ver algunas clases y por el gusto de ir.   Quedamos el jueves para ir a cenar. quieren mostrarme las posibilidades lúdicas de Kuching. Un restaurante chino, más en las afueras, donde se come arroz, una sopa y carne a elegir, con satey de cerdo ( ...

Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

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... sort of like a basic Ryanair flight only mildly more comfortable, it wasn't full either so we got our own row of seats. Arrived in Kuching in the rain and got a taxi to the hotel. The hotel is cool and it would appear we are literally the only people ...

Bako National Park, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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This morning I woke up with the poring rain outside so I decided to snooze and sleep some more. By the time I am up its 645 am, so I packed real fast and head out the Grand Margharita hotel tracing the route from yesterday. However, I got lost on my way ...

Sarawak Cultural Centre, Gunung Santubong, Malaysia travel blog

Sarawak Cultural Centre

A travel blog entry by chris74

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Sarawak Cultural Centre is a "living museum" based around an artificial lake. The local Government have basically built examples of traditional dwellings of the native tribes from the jungle. And even got some of the locals to live there so they can ...

The promiscuous monkey, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

The promiscuous monkey

A travel blog entry by lizandgaz

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... bus back to the city.  This time it was a much less comfortable bus with plastic seats, but we got back to Kuching safe and sound anyway.  After eating some delicious hoisin pork bao zi from a little street vendor, we took well-deserved showers ...

Una buena y una mala noticia en Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Una buena y una mala noticia en Kuching

A travel blog entry by clvillar

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... día...asi que a ahorrar en aire, no ver tele (no la necesitamos) y el wifi...tamos fritos...hay que contratarlo... Kuching es una ciudad moderna ubicada al extremo occidental de borneo. La ciudad tiene un río que discurse tranquilamente en sus ...

Bako-land of the super shy animals, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Bako-land of the super shy animals

A travel blog entry by vwfamily

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We had been looking forward to Bako for a long time. We had read that there were several walks in the national park (30mins to 8 hours one way) so we booked a trip through Permai. Again just us on the speedboat which was nice. When we got there the boat ...

Kuching, Semenggoh and Bako National Park, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching, Semenggoh and Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by marie-julie

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... indonésien se trouvant entre les deux provinces, la voie terrestre permet de récolter pas moins de 10 tampons dans son passeport! Kuching est une ville bien plus accueillante et agréable à vivre que Kota Kinabalu : jolis quais amenagés le long de la ...

kuku the praline, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

kuku the praline

A travel blog entry by pvdyck

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Kuching fut la surprise intégrale...comme le riz. Capitale de Sarawak, l'un des deux états malais présents sur l'île de Borneo, cette ville est étonnamment moderne et ces autochtones adorables. Nous rencontrons Anthony, Edward, Willy, Bob, Rob, ...

Journe relaxe a Kuching - Relax day in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Journe relaxe a Kuching - Relax day in Kuching

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Journe relaxe a Kuching (Sarawak-Borneo) Relax day in Kuching (Sarawak-Borneo) ------------------------------------------------ Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Mon oreille va beaucoup mieux , enfin. Pas grand chose a dire. Une journee ...

Sehari di Negeri Kucing, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Sehari di Negeri Kucing

A travel blog entry by ririe.rm

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... kami memutuskan keliling kota Kuching bersama ransel-ransel serta koper kami tercinta. Pusat kota Kuching ternyata sangat seronok dihiasi bendera-bendera Malaysia menjelang perayaan kemerdekaan mereka. Kami sempat pula melewati masjid raya Kuching dan ...

Markttag!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Markttag!

A travel blog entry by upandaway_gk

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Am Wochenende findet der Satok Market statt, der "Sunday Market". Der beginnt eigentlich schon am Samstag und dauert nur den halben Sonntag, dennoch... Und leicht zu finden ist er auch nicht, vor allem da er vor kurzem in sein neues Quartier umgezogen ...

Dag 1 - Borneo (klask i røven og røg i øret!), Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Dag 1 - Borneo (klask i røven og røg i øret!)

A travel blog entry by chil24

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... , et smut i orkidépark, en vandretur i China Town og Little India. Ren og fin by Sammenlignet med de dele af Malaysia, som vi har set indtil nu, virker Kuching som en meget ren by, og vi synes, maden er mere indbydende, hvilket betyder, at vi har stiftet ...

Check out my updated website!!! Lots of photos., KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Check out my updated website!!! Lots of photos.

A travel blog entry by junglejo

Hi there.. I've updated my website to showcase my new tours..http://www.junglejaunts.com Lots of photos of wildlife and natives ... I have also added some tours that include luxurious beach resorts with spas, marine life and wildlife on premises.  ...

Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo

A travel blog entry by bosstone

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Singapur ali kako spraviti 4 milijone ljudi na otocek velikost 25x35 km. 4 milijone ljudi brez cigumijev seveda. Ti so namrec prepovedani. Strogo. Ni jih za dobit nikjer. Kokain, heroin, cigumiji. To pa ne. No, sedaj so zakon malo omilili in so cigumiji ...

A tiny piece of paradise in an otherwise dull city, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

A tiny piece of paradise in an otherwise dull city

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... box and I would have just been happy to get out the squatters hole that was Tracks!! I dump my stuff and head out into Kuching...hmmmm well I am not to impressed that one of the first things I see is a HIlton!! When you have been in Indonesia and stayed ...

Halfway Around the World!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Halfway Around the World!

A travel blog entry by abbadabba

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Hey y'all, Libby and I are now officially halfway around the world and 3 legs into our journey with two more flights to go, followed by an 85 minute car ride and a 40 minute power boat ride. It'll be worth it though! Here are the top things we've ...

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