Jungle Blues Dream Art Gallery & Homestay

Ulung Palang Longhouse, Bario, Miri District, Sarawak, Malaysia | Hostel
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Affecting Insouciance, and Wearing a Big Hat

A travel blog entry by mynameisden on Aug 09, 2014

18 photos

... is both irritating and disconcerting (when you’re me). At first I tried to combat the staring by returning fire; fixing the protagonist with my hardest Paddington Bear and getting involved in a ‘stare-off’ which I found could last minutes. However, this ocular arms-race was exhausting, and made my contacts stick to my retinas, so I soon abandon it in favour of affecting insouciance and wearing an outsized hat.

I drown my ...

Native Frogs and Noodle Fatigue

A travel blog entry by mynameisden on Aug 01, 2014

1 comment, 8 photos

... br> A moments pause, as I offer an observation on our hiking techniques….

The children, gazelles drifting over the trails impervious to the stultifying humidity, eager, alert.Their mother, surprisingly supple even with a heavy pack, eternal good nature.Their father, plodding dromedary, amalgam of perspiration, gout and rolled ankles, head down, stone-necked.

It’s clear to me, (and probably to Kier but he’s too ...

Celebrating with the spirits of the headhunters.

A travel blog entry by papjort on May 31, 2014

60 photos

... and smoked meat to pouring guests in the 'Bilik' (room), 'Ruai' communal gallery, & front 'Tanjuk' (roofless deck area). Merry making and rekindling ties with cousins and elders over smoked meat tapas & more beer.

Dance around & cutting off candies and sweets off the 'Ranyai Sebayan' installation by invited guests and finally, the mutilation of the 'Ranyai Sebayan' by selected performers.

(Note: this performance is done as a reminder ...

Not Enough Water in the River? (Malaysia)

A travel blog entry by usatexan on Mar 26, 2014

24 photos

... I can take a bus directly to Miri from Sibu, or I can take the boat, spend a night in the little town of Kapit, then the next day take the boat to the little town of Belaga. After a night in Belaga, I can take a bus into Miri.

I can get the boat to Kapit, alright. But if the river is low in Kapit, then a boat will not go from there to Belaga. In that case (and this is where it gets interesting!) I would need to walk to where some local men ...

Off the beaten track in Borneo

A travel blog entry by michellewhitson on Apr 29, 2012

3 photos

After weeks of self indulgance on the Thai islands (lets not lie we pretty much drank ourselves into through most of Asia) we decided we needed new experience and headed for Borneo Jungle.

Bario is a malaysian village in the centre of the Kelabit Highlands in Borneo, close to the Kalimantan Border. Bario accessible only by a small 12 seater plane which was also laden with goods; eggs, bags of sugar, mattresses piled onto empty seats, ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsJungle Blues Dream Art Gallery & Homestay Bario

    Reviewed by michoriet


    Reviewed Jan 19, 2013
    by (23 reviews) Wijtschate, Belgium , Belgium Flag of Belgium

    The couple, the artist, the location ...the way yhtey treat you and ... this countryside makes worth to go there !

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Jungle Blues Dream Art Gallery & Homestay Bario

    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding