Travel Blogs from Kuching, Malaysia

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3rd Anniversary Hash Bash, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

3rd Anniversary Hash Bash

A travel blog entry by junglejo

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Hi All, Hopefully this will be a faster way to send these pictures to everyone at once. These are from the 3rd Anniversary Dinner Dance of my Saturday Hash Group. As all of their functions are..it was a lot of fun...even tho what they call dancing is ...

Orangutangs, Men of the Forest and their Victims!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Orangutangs, Men of the Forest and their Victims!

A travel blog entry by fatsomoo

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Hi, Ema again today as Martin is still editing his 2million ape photos to satisfy his readers today!...... It was a super-early start this morning to get to Semenggoh in time for feeding time at 9am, but all worth it. Having left our hostel at 6.45am we ...

Kareoking in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kareoking in Kuching

A travel blog entry by janetmorgan

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Boarded a plane to Kuching and landed up at the best backpackers yet - Borneo B&B Inn in Greenhill. This friendly establishment is run by Bidas and May, now know as Mum and Dad to me. After going for a chest x-ray the doctor advised me to take it ...

Cultural village n Jungle trek, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Cultural village n Jungle trek

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... sore from the hiking, I immediately removed my shoes on the shuttle, hope no one fainted from the smell. It was drizzling a bit in Kuching, so I walked into the nearby 7 11 store for a drink. As I paid for my bottled tea, I found all the cigarette boxes ...

The hills are alive with the sound of monkeys..., Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

The hills are alive with the sound of monkeys...

A travel blog entry by ninedeuce

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... Sarawak province, of which Kuching is the capital. The flight was only 1.5 hours, but they fed us a full meal. Apparently Malaysia Airlines has something figured out that United and every other US airline can't. An old man on the plane invited me ...

A Walk on the Wild Side, Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

A Walk on the Wild Side

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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Hit the road early at 6am to make the first bus at 7-ish (no real schedule that's reliable). After an hour of achingly slow driving and frequent stopping, we arrived at the boat jetty. Paying double  for park fees than what they were a few months ...

Kuching, Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching, Borneo

A travel blog entry by aaronpolarbear

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... (including Tsingtao) at a price of 4 for only 10 RM.  This was by far the best deal that we had seen in Malaysia for beer, although Langkawi (the duty free port) had them much cheaper still.  Frankie had told us that the traditional way to ...

Our adventure in Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Our adventure in Sarawak

A travel blog entry by hoffs2ctheworld

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... had 16 days in Borneo so we decided to get a cheapo Air Asia flight from Muri in Sarawak to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah...at least Malaysia makes it easy for us, all they want is our finger prints! ...poor Ando missed out though, he could have passed through ...

Cats in the cradle!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Cats in the cradle!

A travel blog entry by ilari

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... vomit smell". Jatkossa kyseiseen lausahdukseen voitaneen liittaa (empiirisen kenttatutkimuksen todistamana) "Finland" sanan jalkeen viela "and Malaysia".  Siis mika h*lvetti siina on etta taalla ei osata kayttaytya linja-autoissa?!?!? Bussi matkaa ...

Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching

A travel blog entry by simonfea

Spent the morning on a tour of Kuching. Saw lots of cat statues, a Chinese temple, the Sarawak Museum (with a fascinating mock longhouse and plenty of stuffed animals!) and some great spice shops. We had a nice lunch in a local café with chinese ...

Statkiem w glab Borneo, Kapit, Malaysia travel blog

Statkiem w glab Borneo

A travel blog entry by camer

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W koncu udalo nam sie skorzystac z komunikacji publicznej, wsiedlismy do autobusu jadacego w okolice przystani. W nim nadzywaczaj uprzejmy konduktor i rownie przyjazny kierowca wytlumaczyli nam dokladnie (lacznie z narysowaniem mapki) jak dotrzec na ...

Smilets by, Kuching Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Smilets by

A travel blog entry by chil24

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... op for, hvor dejlig en by det er. Folk er virkelig virkelig venlige og smilende, og man kan gå “i fred”. Folk I Kuching smiler – lige meget, om man er på restaurant, I butik eller om man stiller et spørgsmål på gaden, bliver man ...

Borneo Bound, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo Bound

A travel blog entry by pses

... again as we entered Sarawak state.  When we first arrived in KL, our passport stamp only permitted entry to West (Peninsular) Malaysia and Sabah - ie all of Malaysia except Sarawak.  I guess it reflects the history of the country. There are some ...

In love with the orang utans!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

In love with the orang utans!

A travel blog entry by helz_on_tour

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... arrived, they were great! lasted about half an hour! today we went to the orang utan rehabilitation centre about 1hour out of kuching where they look after rescued orang utans and hopefully get them ready to return to the wild. we saw two of them ...

Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo

A travel blog entry by westwoods

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... time flew straight on to BSB without leaving KK airport. We know we told you that Sabah and Sarawak are now part of Malaysia but for immigration and passports they seem to act separately so our passports were stamped loads of times. A bit like having to ...

Wiza AU, treking na Santubong, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Wiza AU, treking na Santubong

A travel blog entry by camer

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Pobudka wyszla troche pozno po takim udanym wieczorze, bo okolo 11tej, potem sniadanie ktore mielismy w cenie pokoju, a pozniej bieganie do drugiego budynku i sprawdzanie sieci. W koncu okolo 16tej dostalem upragniony mail z australijskiej imigracji o ...

We're in Borneo!!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

We're in Borneo!!

A travel blog entry by helz_on_tour

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Wooooo we're in Borneo! still in Malaysia, in a city called Kuching (haha!) the original plan was to travel south through indonesian borneo then head down to bali on a ferry, but there have been unforseen difficultis in getting the visa at the land border ...

Cool for Cats, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Cool for Cats

A travel blog entry by jameshardy88

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... I was technically on an internal flight Sarawak treats itself almost as a completely different country from every other Malaysia state (including bordering Sabah), meaning that I had to get another visa on arrival. Fortunately this was just a ...

King Louie, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

King Louie

A travel blog entry by peterandgillian

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... I had thought, but part of Malaysia - a country made up of 13 states and 3 federal territories. The 3 territories are Peninsula Malaysia, Sarawak and Sabah, with Sarawak & Sabah making up Malaysia Borneo. Geography lesson over - here's what we got up ...

Time to harvest!!!, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Time to harvest!!!

A travel blog entry by s.lukaszewicz

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... they say polish are great in it, but I know with Malay people they simply would lie on a floor facing the ground while people of Malaysia would be singing and dancing with their beer in a hand... and that's the example to fallow on a party! This year I ...

Semenggoh Orangutan Centre, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Semenggoh Orangutan Centre

A travel blog entry by bec_and_macey

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I wouldn't' say the ONLY reason we came here, but possible the main!! Semenggoh is an organisation that attempts to re-habilitate Orangutans and set them out in to the surrounding forests to try to fend for themselves. We head down there for the ...

BONUS ENTRY!! Various video clips on our travels, Videos of Asia, Malaysia travel blog

BONUS ENTRY!! Various video clips on our travels

A travel blog entry by bec_and_macey

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We thought we would upload some of the video clips that we have made along the way. We hope you find them ...

Our last rainforest (for a while), Bako National Park, Malaysia travel blog

Our last rainforest (for a while)

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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Our trip to Bako involved taking the local bus from the bus station near the Kuching Mosque  and travelling to Bako Bazaar and chartering a boat to the park.  As we arrived with another three girls who were going to the park for the day, we were ...

Getting ready to leave, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Getting ready to leave

A travel blog entry by chrismcg

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... just keep strolling to the bus until they arrive.   We have been amazed at the kindness shown to us throughout Malaysia.  Everyone is friendly and helpful and seem delighted that you have come to their country.   I will write ...

Humans V Monkeys (no match!)  Bako National Park, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

Humans V Monkeys (no match!) Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by bec_and_macey

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Isn't it always the way. We have no responsibilities - nothing. All we have to do is get from one place to another and make sure we arrive at booked hotels on time. Jeez hard work huh? Clearly too hard for us. After "the only gays in the village" took ...

Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia...all that ..., Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching, Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia...all that ...

A travel blog entry by whereugoing

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... as I had actually forgot what day it was. We had many beers, some rice wine (shooters) and a glass or two of wine...ahh, Kuching... for a moment there I thought it was just like the first time I came to visit. The four of us had such a great time with ...

Gawai longhouse visit, and Bako National Park, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Gawai longhouse visit, and Bako National Park

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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... our friend Tero.  This guy is a stalker, I swear.  Not really, but we have been bumping into him since peninsular Malaysia.  We agreed to meet up for some beers that evening.  Which we did, over a few darts games, and eventually some ...

Thieving Monkeys With Mosquito Bites, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Thieving Monkeys With Mosquito Bites

A travel blog entry by brokentrain

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... camping in Bako National Park. We took our first public bus (no chickens or sacks of rice) approximately one hour out of Kuching and then climbed onto a boat with two British kids and a lawyer from San Francisco, the first American we've run across ...

Captivating creatures of Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Captivating creatures of Borneo

A travel blog entry by lauracollett88

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Borneo has been a fantastic part of my trip mostly because it was completely unplanned and on the recommendation of two Malays I met in Laos and my friend Kate. The wildlife here is outstanding. I visited a wildlife conservation centre where wild ...

....Is Shit, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

....Is Shit

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... around a shopping centre and bought some bits then went back to the room. I have come to the conclusion that on the whole Malaysia sucks balls. I can truely only say Melaka is a really nice place, Langkawi was ok but I've been to plenty of beach resorts ...

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