Hotel Grand Continental Kuching
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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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I går og i nat regnede det - ikke bare regn men regn!
Jeg tog bussen fra BSB kl. 13 til Miri, hvor jeg var kl. 17. Alle var gennemvåde efter grænsekontrollerne. Langturbusstationerne ligger gerne 10 km uden for byen, også her. Jeg spiste på den lokale - ris med noget på, grøntsager og kylling. Og den eneste lokale øl de havde var carlsberg (ja …
Today I was absolutely exhausted, most people were up helping painting the long house doing odd jobs or moving rocks to create a sandbank by the steps. I was asleep :) In the afternoon we took a mini trip to a mini waterfall, it was a little wading through the river and the a bit of an assault course over fallen trees to get upstream of a tiny stream to get to the waterfall with a huge plunge pool that ...
... likely to appear in the rain), luckily though it had stopped by the time we arrived. It was a 1.3km walk from the entrance to the feeding area and we kept our eyes peeled for any signs of orangutans in the trees but we had no such luck. We arrived at the feeding area hopeful but not overly optimistic that we would get a sighting. To my complete surprise after about 5 minutes Maddi shouted me over to where she was standing and pointed out two orangutans in the trees a couple ...
... of the 19th century Sarawak was a typical Malay principality under the control of the Sultan of Brunei. In 1836 an ugly guerrilla war broke out when the Malays and Bidayuh tribes declared independence. In 1839 a wealthy Englishmen James Brooke arrived with a well armed yacht, the Royalist. The Sultan asked him to put down the rebellion. Successful, the Sultan made Brooke the Rajah of Sarawak in 1841. His nephew then took over, establishing a proper system of government. He ...
... our way the odd time, but mostly showed total disinterest in us. And we were able to watch the show no further than 10 metres from the closest of them. Clearly, they did not see us as a threat. But they must have gotten something out of being near us because they have a big forest to hide in yet they hang out near people even when it seems they don't care and definitely don't want any food. Puzzling!
Their range of expressions as they went about their business ...