Kurakura Homestay

Kampung Semadang, Kuching, Sarawak, 93250 , Malaysia | Hotel

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Borneo - Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by natandross


... to say the least, perhaps the worst accommodation we had stayed-in to date, but we were only planning on sleeping there, so it didn't matter to us.

There are many hiking trails to try out, however we kept to the easier ones (maximum 1-2hrs tops), as the humidity made it very tiring. The treks allowed us to visit isolated beaches, two viewpoints, whilst also bumping into wildlife along the way - one particularly hairy moment occurred when crossing a dried out mangrove, where ...

Is there a tarantula on my back?!

A travel blog entry by laurenedwards


... down the Sarawak River that cuts through Kuching, with us sighting Malay villages and local attractions. We also made the faux pas of visiting the Sarawak Museum, which only vocal point is the watch and hair ball that was found inside of a man eating crocodile in the 90's. Unfortunately that's where the fun started and ended. Thank god it was free. We also have visited the local Pizza Hut ha! And of course the caves today. If I say that Sarawak has been what we expected I ...

Survived the head hunters trail

A travel blog entry by webster777


... br> When we arrived at our basic accm in the middle of the trek we were not welcomed with a " welcome drink" but thousands of honey bees.they are attracted to our sweat ( which I tell yah doesnt smell like honey!!) and they were everywhere.We literally had to dive into the showers and clean ourselves and our clothes.such fun.
The 1.5 hr boat trip out was awesome. We stopped for lunch and literally had a lil picnic in the jungle along with a vinyl tablecloth ...

Rugby, Beer & Curry

A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch





At 0130 this morning I was watching the most amazing lightening across Kuching from our 13th floor room window; spectacular (himself missed it).

After breakfast we were picked up at 0815 and taken to the Sarawak Boat Club for a cruise on the Sanbutong River and to the Wetlands National Park some 15km (as the crow flies) from Kuching. On the way we saw numerous kingfishers sitting on the overhead cables ...

Confucius and Chopsticks (Malaysia)

A travel blog entry by usatexan


... standing.

The locals running the hostel where I was staying did not know what the occasion was. There are a lot of Chinese in Malaysia and the place I am staying is in Chinatown. But, the hostel owners are Muslim, the national religion of Malaysia.

The parade was interesting with the usual Chinese dragons and other costumned characters. Each time the characters would come to a Chinese temple, they would stop and dance around it and I think give it ...

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