Travel Blogs from Kuala Belait
... name the capital of Brunei? I can't and I was there 10 hours ago.
On a future blog I will write about the palatial $1 BILLION dollar Empire
Hotel, that the Sheik's snarky little brother built while he was briefly the
Finance Minister of Brunei. He also bought nine personal jets, and, get
this, 2000+ collectible cars. But I digress.
I returned by very nice bus from Brunei to Miri airport, only to learn that
there was not a seat on ...
... side, confirmed that there were indeed several buses the next day going out towards Bintulu and Sibu – which meant that we didn't have to contemplate booking a "tour" to the Lambir Hills National Park. Further ambling around Miri, the self-proclaimed “oil city”, before crossing the road to the splendid Mandli’s Satay joint- recommended by Footprints, and so obviously popular with locals given the fact that a ...
A 60 something German woman couch surfing for the first time
A Thai girl completing her PhD in seed germination in one of the National Parks here
An English girl off to volunteer for 7 weeks in remote jungle with the indigenous Penan people which involves a flight into the jungle and a 3 day trek just to get to the village.
A New Zealand girl who now lives in Brunei and works as an English teacher
... every night. Nevertheless the visit to the caves is just boring; following a guide on a wooden path inside the caves is not really much fun and I get bored after 200 meters :) I miss the mud and the leeches of the last trek!
Tomorrow we'll visit the last cave, supposed to be more challanging... let's see.
Anyway, my mind is already in Australia, and the rest of my body will get there in a few days time.
... It didn't make any sense to me why a predominantly Muslim country would encourage the use of very revealing swimwear. I couldn't get my head around it, and the fact that the ******** Lenny didn't have a justifiable reason ****** me off even more. It was baking hot lying there in the sun, and the pool looked more inviting than ever now we weren't allowed in it.
"**** this," I said to Dean, "Lets go and get some horrible ...