Travel Blogs from Kuching, Malaysia

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Goodbye to Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Goodbye to Borneo

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... new pair. I had my prescription with me and 24 hours I picked up the glasses at a cost of 9 pounds. If you are coming to Malaysia and need readinf glasses this is a good place to get them. Not far out of Kuching is a sanctuary for orang utans who ...

The Longhouse Experience, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

The Longhouse Experience

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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Collected today at 7.45 for an hour car ride to The Annah Rais Longhouse. This is a traditional way for Malaysian people to live. It consists of many many houses all joined together and sharing a bamboo walkway that connects most of the village. The ...

Fishing for your supper and Hot Springs, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Fishing for your supper and Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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Awake early, well at 7am with about 20 cockrills crowing to all outdo each other. Nearly every household has ducks, chickens, cats and dogs. Apparently they all wander about but return to their own house at feeding times. We had some breakfast ...

Bye bye Borneo and thanks for the memories, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Bye bye Borneo and thanks for the memories

A travel blog entry by samrandall

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... said we were off to Mulu, but because of some bad planning we were unable to find accommodation in the park.   Kuching is an incredibly interesting cultural town and while I was weaving in and out of the numerous wood crafts and trinket shops I ...

The best place in the World, Damai, Malaysia travel blog

The best place in the World

A travel blog entry by vwfamily

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I really don't know where to begin...we arrived from Kuching expecting big things but we had deff underestimated the place. The treehouse was special on its own, about 6m in the air, huge bedroom with windows all around and a balcony at the back. The ...

Borneo, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo

A travel blog entry by vwfamily

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Hi all, Busy day yesterday aftergetting flight to KL for our connection to Kuching, Borneo. Think we are going to change our plans slightly now though (long story) and try to go the rainforest tomorrow instead of later in the week. Not really ...

The Cat City, Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

The Cat City, Kuching

A travel blog entry by clintandjulia

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... eine Nacht in Kota Kinabalu, der Hauptstadt von Sabah (Nordosten von Malaysia Borneo  bevor wir nach Kuching weiterflogen (Suedwesten von Malaysia Borneo). Eine Nacht in KK gab uns genug Zeit um das Wesen der Stadt durch ihre Gerueche ...

Karaoke kyacking and culture in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Karaoke kyacking and culture in Kuching

A travel blog entry by lauracollett88

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Malaysia/ Borneo has been the most ethnically diverse and traditional place I have currently been. It has the best shopping malls I've seen in Asia, the most technologically advanced and yet there are still over 20 different tribes still living a ...

Borneo at Last, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo at Last

A travel blog entry by simonfea

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... the day. The airport clinic was very good and we were soon on our way to the gate to catch the 10.10am flight to Kuching in Sarawak. An uneventful flight except painful ears from our head colds and met by our guides Ross & Zack at the airport. ...

More wildlife photos, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

More wildlife photos

A travel blog entry by junglejo

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Hi again, Been busy with some serious jungle running with the locals... Went for the "Ladies" run Wednesday..they start later than Saturdays group cause its a week-day... consequently it got dark , and when it started raining...some of us lost sight ...

lange huis, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

lange huis

A travel blog entry by pvdyck

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Petite visite dans la looooongue maison-village au Sud de Kuching. On nous explique le mode de vie : "Huha! Huha! Huha!" Le chef de Ngemah Longhouse, Juan, fils de Belulok, s'exclame em levant son verre de Tuak, le vin de riz local... Les esprits nous ...

Red Apes On Parade, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Red Apes On Parade

A travel blog entry by brokentrain

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Red Apes On Parade - Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Center (SWRC) We escaped unscathed from our up close interaction with the orangutans, but were splattered with crap from the Tourist Information Center that told us we could no longer take ...

Cat crazy in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Cat crazy in Kuching

A travel blog entry by vwfamily

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... Manx cats where they have a stump, these had about a 1/4, we thought that maybe they were cut off and kept for luck...nice Kuching is an odd place. There are so many posh hotels around, but not that much to see. Its culture is rich (Chinese, British ...

More monkeys, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

More monkeys

A travel blog entry by amandaseims

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... was being said! Today myself and Jack decided we'd try and walk across the river to check out the Cat Museumj (when in Kuching....).  It didn't look too far but after walking through one suburb after another in the scorching heat we ...

East Malaysia, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

East Malaysia

A travel blog entry by siattju

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Travel ...

Orangs and Longhouse, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Orangs and Longhouse

A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch

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10 APRIL Thursday KUCHING   Early Alarm and Breakfast as our pick up was 0745. First stop was at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre. Viewing of the Orang utans feeding in the morning is between 0900-1000. Unfortunately ...

Seeing the Sights, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Seeing the Sights

A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch

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... Brooke in 1869 and still serves as the home of the Govenor of Sarawak). On reaching the end of the Waterfront we passed the Kuching Mosque and Sikh Temple. It was now time for a cold drink so we called in at a small stall and bought two cans ...

Orangutans, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Orangutans

A travel blog entry by followingmyfeet

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... informs me she has bought a coconut piano... In the afternoon I decide to go for a walk and see if I can find anymore to Kuching than I have already seen. I saw a bright pink mosque on the way to the Orangutans this morning and it didn't look to far so I ...

The Jungle VIP, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

The Jungle VIP

A travel blog entry by peteandal

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... in Malay, is the capital and biggest city in the biggest state of Malaysian Borneo - Sarawak. Sarawak is also the largest state in Malaysia by size, the same size as England, however it's only the 4th largest by population. Only 20 people per sq km! ...

Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching

A travel blog entry by drwandgini

... a relaxed atmosphere. 18th Jan Got up early to catch the 7am public bus to the Orang-utang rehabilitation centre, about 40mins outside Kuching, in order to catch feeding time at 9am. It was a pleasant 1.3km walk from the road to the entrance though ...

Where is the Orangutan ?, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Where is the Orangutan ?

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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Today I decided to check out the Semenoggoh Orangutan rehab center just south of Kuching. I took the shuttle from the hotel Maderka Palace and met a bunch of travelers from England. Once we arrived, the driver dropped us off near the site of Orangutan ...

Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Kuching

A travel blog entry by rayandpaul

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Situated in the west of Malaysia Borneo, Kuching is the capital of the state of Sarawak. It is a relatively small city, with a population of around half a million. With regards to the history of Kuching, the central theme is generally that of the White ...

great city & great park, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

great city & great park

A travel blog entry by schellenberg

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... lobster...she might get used to it!!!! It was worth the trip! In the morning we leave the resort to head back to Kuching (200km north of the equator) and stop at Semmenggoh, another Oranutangs Rehabilitation Centre. It's our last chance to see them and ...

Chilling in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Chilling in Kuching

A travel blog entry by samandphil

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... to 'do' the Fort on our own, our new found friends came with us and spent half an hour pointing out the sights of Kuching from the rather unimpressive battlements and practicing their English . The place was like something out of Tales of the Unexpected - ...

Heroes in a Half Shell!, Pulau Satang Besar, Malaysia travel blog

Heroes in a Half Shell!

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi

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... 10 seconds later her head popped up some 50 metres away out to sea! As we jumped on our boat into a stormy sea back to Kuching, I couldn't help but wander if the little dudes we'd set on their way to adulthood were fairing any better than us, the boat ...

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 ...

Overnight stay in Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Overnight stay in Kuching

A travel blog entry by carsonsontour2

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... that we were booked on for the next day.  The manager said goodbye and see you tomorrow. There wasn’t a lot to Kuching, the Sarawak river takes up most of the town, there is a large promenade with little shops or food hawkers scattered ...

Off to Kuching, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

Off to Kuching

A travel blog entry by callis

... a guest speaker that went over his allotted time.  For some reason I was under the impression that Whitney and my flight to Kuching was at around 10 p.m., but when I double checked (good thing I did) the flight was actually at 8:40 p.m.  So at ...

RUNNING IN THE JUNGLE WITH THE HASHERS, KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia travel blog

RUNNING IN THE JUNGLE WITH THE HASHERS

A travel blog entry by junglejo

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Jumpa Lagi Borneo... Until later... see you later, in one of the local languages: Bahasa Malaysia. This will be my last entry from this side of the world as the next time you all hear from me will be with a 212 area code!! Leaving on a jet plane 5:50 AM ...

In to the Wild, Kuching, Malaysia travel blog

In to the Wild

A travel blog entry by yellowbrickroad

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... said it was probably best that we didn't have a torch. After spending a week in Sarawak it was finally time to head back to mainland Malaysia, and to KL (boo!). Once again Mel came to collect us and took us to the airport. There was so much to do and see ...

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