Travel Blogs from Miri
Having established yesterday that it was feasible to get to the Lambir Hills National Park by public transport, rather than having to go through a tour company, we took an early taxi to the out-of-town bus terminal. As before, the ticket touts descended like the proverbial plague of locusts looking for our custom. The homework had been done, …
The plan for today was to look around Miri in a little more detail. The first port of call was the Tamu Muhibbah, a market where local Dayak come to sell their vegetables. Not only was the food on display vividly colourful, but it was also presented with some artistic flair.
From here we made our way to a Gudurawa, where extremely …
Today was to be a travel day, seeing us move from Mukah to Miri, by plane.
A leisurely stroll walking around the jetty and fish market, together with a glass of refreshing teh –o, from a small riverside stall owned by a really friendly old lady, and it was time to take the taxi to the airport – or rather landing strip.
... a bus going to Lambir in the next hour I would go, if not, I would have a look around the mall instead and return to town to make other plans.
I arrived to the bus station and the people there seemed to know immediately what I was up to? Bus to Lambir NP? Departing now. Just buy your RM 12 ticket at the counter and let's go! I couldn't have been luckier. Five minutes later we were on our way!
I was dropped at Lambir Hills National Park after a 40 minute bus ...
... round of beers and some of Frank's excellent story telling. Mary grew up in a traditional Iban longhouse where her grandfather, and now her father were headmen. It was very interesting to hear firsthand a bit of what daily life is like in the longhouse.
Our second day in Miri Frank took us on a daytrip to Niah, another of the National Parks in Sarawak. The 2 hour drive took us ...
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Over priced food for what you get
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