K.H. Soon Resthouse
Travel Blogs from Bandar Seri Begawan
Today we landed back in Miri after a two day trip to Gunung Mulu National park, and it was worth every mosquito bite. We walked to some fantastic caves with a highly knowledgeable guide called Syria. To get to one of the caves you have to take a boat down river which is utterly thrilling. We watched millions of bats stream out of one of the caves, …
The island of Borneo is made up of three countries - Malaysia (states of Sabah and Sarawak), Indonesia (Kalimantan) and Brunei. Brunei sits between Sabah and Sarawak and to pass between the two, you can either fly (done quite a lot of that recently), or travel overland, through Brunei - so that's what I'm going to attempt to do!
Getting a …
We got to Brunei at about midnight. Collected our bags and got a taxi.
Just driving through Brunei, we noticed a huge difference from Bangkok.
The driver could speak pretty good English, for one. And also there was nobody about. It was completely dead. I think there may have been one other car on the motorway into the city.
We got to …
Auckland Airport at 2 a.m. with only one flight leaving is dead. Nothing apart from the money changer and a pinball machine are open and the gates to customs are closed. On our last flight out of NZ we arrived with 10 minutes till take off and couldn't buy any duty free, this time we have hours to spare and no duty …
Photos: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2 023529&l=c6201&id=218600353 so I ended up having to wait at the airport for ages which was ok. Staying away got a little hard and the place was dead. As I went thru security I was like ooo people!! and started to have a chat to them which I think they took as trying to distract them and they …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsK.H. Soon Resthouse Bandar Seri Begawan
Cheap by Brunei standards and you got what you paid for.
Only bonus is that it is near the bus station and round the corner from where you catch the bus to Miri.
With a lick of paint and a few home comforts (like a clean bathroom) would drastically improve this place. The large stark rooms need the odd plant and it would begin to feel more welcoming.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.