Travel Blogs from Kuching, Malaysia

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Bako attacks, Tough trails, Monkey tales., Bako NP, Malaysia travel blog

Bako attacks, Tough trails, Monkey tales.

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet

5

... from clambering down the river bank to the beach and back around, Bornean adventurer style. We had seen a few tourists back in Kuching strapped and bandaged from Bako trips (as we’d overheard), we’re not surprised. It seems a Bako injury is ...

The Worlds Biggest Flower, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

The Worlds Biggest Flower

A travel blog entry by ballsabroad

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After Phi Phi i got a boat to Phuket where i stayed 1 night before flying to Kuching in Malaysian Borneo. My bag never came out at baggage reclaim and i found out it never made the connection in KL so had to wait for the next flight. Luckily only 1 hour ...

three months on the road, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

three months on the road

A travel blog entry by vinkor

16

 50 days in the Philippines 20 in Thailand 20 in Malaysia, where I am now spent about 4500 euros done 13 flights and stay in 28 different places 5 more flights and about 8 more places in the last 50 days known dozens of people ...

Kuching II, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching II

A travel blog entry by henryghevans

Gentle reader, what a day I had yesterday! We got on a minibus with two Swedish girls (who despite telling us they lived near Malmö and frequently speaking in Swedish Rebecca thought were Swiss at the end of the trip) to a national park where there ...

Madrid- Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Madrid- Kuching

A travel blog entry by susranita

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... (con Singapur Airlines) a pesar de la cantidad de horas. Llegamos a Singapur a las 7am y a la 1pm tomamos el avión a Kuching. Aprovechamos este tiempo para dormir un poco y explorar el aeropuerto. Vale la pena recorrerlo pues hay cosas muy interesantes. ...

kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

kuching

A travel blog entry by dpcw

Caught taxi for 140 ringit return to Fairy caves and Wind caves. Went to wind first which was really dark needed a torch which were full of bats and smelt a bit. Then Fairy cave which was beautiful & very impressive with lovely limestone sculpted ...

Korea Malaysia trip, Korea Malaysia trip, Malaysia travel blog

Korea Malaysia trip

A travel blog entry by lcat

Korea Malaysia ...

Fun things and late nights, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Fun things and late nights

A travel blog entry by jenjosh

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After a long, eight hour journey on a bus, [because the wipers were broken and we went in for repairs] we finally got to Kuching but we went to bed really late at 12:12 at night. We went to watch Harry Potter And The Order Of The Pheonix that was ...

Orchid dream come true, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Orchid dream come true

A travel blog entry by judith_michi

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... den Orchideen zu gelangen muss man den Fluss Sarawak überqueren. Die Überfahrt auf die andere Flussuferseite in Kuching ist ein bisschen abenteuerlich weil sie mit kleinen, sehr tief liegenden Holzzillen erfolgt für die man umgerechnet etwa ...

Kuching Waterfront, Cultural Village, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching Waterfront, Cultural Village

A travel blog entry by lkgyg

5

... Village at Damai Beach, Santubong, some 32 km. away.  We then took a stroll on the paved walk along the Kuching waterfront.  The scenery along the Sarawak River was picturesque.  Across the river I could see the famous and historical Fort ...

Kuching to Brunei, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching to Brunei

A travel blog entry by londone7

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... the plane by my east On the runway it manouvered very lightweight like a car. I was on the wrong side for take off so didn't see Kuching city but did see the ocean. I was also asked to do a digital survey. I kept thinking I paid $120 for this flight ...

Met up with Father James Meehan, Serian, Malaysia travel blog

Met up with Father James Meehan

A travel blog entry by jennyhodder

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After a few attempts we caught up with Father James ex-Glasgow (a long time ago!) He had cousins Alex and Francis staying, and we all went out for a Chinnese meal and a few beers by the lakeside. ...

Last day in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Last day in Kuching

A travel blog entry by vinkor

9

 dummy day, first around the streets of Kuching to see shops where I bought just weird things like: - An ointment and drops to treat fungal infections at the foot - Coconut oil with which I have spread throughout the body to soften the skin after a ...

Kuching Means Cat, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching Means Cat

A travel blog entry by hapis

10/5/2008 We Arrived In Kuching Late. As We Travel Without Planning, We Checked In At Harbour View Hotel. The Rate If I'm Not Mistaken Is Around RM120++. Dine At Famous Seafood Restaurant.Many To Choose.I Can't Remember Where It Was.But It Situated ...

Introduction , Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Introduction

A travel blog entry by hanazad

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 A very good evening. I'm safely at Kuching, Sarawak. We started the day early, headed for breakfast before reaching Senai Airport at 10.15am. Since we checked in early, we managed to be one of the first passengers seated at the waiting area. It ...

Orangutanger, krokodiller og by, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Orangutanger, krokodiller og by

A travel blog entry by gladgiraf

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... når man går rundt, og man bliver ikke overfaldet med "påbud" om at købe noget. Efter turen rundt i Kuching tog vi en taxa ud til Semenggoh natur reservat, hvor der er mulighed for at se orangutanger. Reservatet tager sig af ...

Taman Negara Bako, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Taman Negara Bako

A travel blog entry by mayliz

... hutan yang hijau segar.  PengangkutanBas Bas Petra Jaya No.6 dan bas mini biasa berulang-alik dari bandar Kuching ke Kampung Bako, sebuah perkampungan nelayan yang menarik berhampiran taman negara ini. Pelawat juga boleh menaiki teksi ke Kampung ...

Day nine., Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Day nine.

A travel blog entry by pandar

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Our last day in Kuching and went to sleep last night wanting to make the most of it. We woke up at 12.14pm (whoops!)  and our cooking class started at 2.30pm. We had no idea where the cooking class was, and we also remembered that we would need to ...

cultural day, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

cultural day

A travel blog entry by grahamaway

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Another day another dawn. Overcast but the sun gets a lot hotter. Having rejected the jungle, we did the tourist bit and went to the Sarawak Cultural Village with Mr Alex our new best friend taxi driver. What an excellent place. They call it a living ...

Malaysia: Part 1, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia: Part 1

A travel blog entry by elisawong

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... National Park (supposedly one of the finest here), and a visit to a longhouse. Longhouses are dwellings used by traditional people of Malaysia, in which many (up to 100 families) living in a long "hut". The families each have one big room, and share ...

Bako National Park, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by tomandchrissy

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We got the 9:20am bus from Kuching to Bako National Park. An hour later we were boarding a small boat with three other people for the twenty-minute ride into the Park. The boats only held five people and the total price was fixed so we were lucky there ...

Bako Nationalpark, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Bako Nationalpark

A travel blog entry by pema80

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Um 09:00 Uhr wurden wir vor unserem Hotel in Kuching abgeholt. Nach etwa 40 Min. erreichten wir das kleine auf Pfählen gebaute Dorf Kampung Bako wo es nach einem kurzen Zwischenstopp mit dem Boot in den Bako Nationalpark weiterging. Vorbei an bizarren ...

Borneo a wild and beautiful country, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo a wild and beautiful country

A travel blog entry by patandalan

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... river . there beautiful chinese temples to visit and there is no need for transport , everywhere is within walking distance . The Kuching riverfront is lovely particularly at night , and a meal in one of the riverside restaurants was a good experience . ...

Into the Heart of Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Into the Heart of Borneo

A travel blog entry by sql_spice

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... and 25 families, it is an understatement to say there was expectation to buy. Whee, I have a new bracelet. We returned to Kuching for a night, then headed up to the northern coast to the Permai Rainforest Eco-lodge on Sanatubong Beach. This was an ...

Waterfall, Kampong Kerangan, Malaysia travel blog

Waterfall

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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Back into the longboats for a second exhilarating ride across the lake and up one of the tributaries to the waterfall. The waterfall itself was no big deal in the end, but the stroll up the creek to it, surrounded by tropical jungle, was fascinating. The ...

Jungle trek up 'orrible hill, Kampong Kerangan, Malaysia travel blog

Jungle trek up 'orrible hill

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

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We volunteered to do the 'orrible hill trek. The Binoculars and Mr Tenko (67 years old, retired fireman) joined us for the start, a 90 minute longboat ride up a different river. Having turned up a shallow creek we reached another small Iban longhouse. We ...

Back to Kuching - end of leg 1, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Back to Kuching - end of leg 1

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

Same route back to Kuching, via Lachau and Serian. A welcome lunch stop to buy local fruit. Finally, back at The Kuching Hilton, Steph ventured out in a violent storm to got Mr Clean's Chinese laundry. Our kit was pretty sweat-soiled and we were fast ...

Oran Utan Centre starring Big Fluffy, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Oran Utan Centre starring Big Fluffy

A travel blog entry by sabinaandchris

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... ended up in this really nice restaurant type place the food was very yummy. After this it was time to do our walking tour around Kuching. We started off in China Town at harmony arch and then pottered along to Siang Ti Miao temple which is a shrine to the ...

Start in die 2. Woche oder welcome Indiana Jones, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Start in die 2. Woche oder welcome Indiana Jones

A travel blog entry by quoka

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Wow, schon sind wir in der 2. Woche. Dieses Mal 4 Tage am Stück arbeiten. Obwohl am Anfang alles sehr einfach aussah, sind die meisten froh, dass wir den Ausflug und das Wochenende zwischendurch noch hatten, um ein bisschen auszuspannen. Bei mir sind am ...

Parque Nacional Similajau, PN Similajau, Malaysia travel blog

Parque Nacional Similajau

A travel blog entry by susranita

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Entre unas cosas y otras, empezamos a andar a las 9am. El camino que hicimos tiene un total de 9 km y termina en la Golden Beach. Nuestra intención era hacerlo entero pero nos quedamos a 1 km porque estábamos haciendo 2 km a la hora, a las 6pm empezaba ...

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