K.H. Soon Resthouse
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On the previous day we found out that there was a direct bus going from Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan, also known as Bandar or BSB, which cost RM 50 per person. This was quite expensive for us but there was no other way how to get from Sarawak to Sabah considering we didnīt want to fly. We simply had to pass through the capital city of Brunei so we …
I will admit that I decided to head to the tiny Islamic country of Brunei for completely superficial reasons; to get that passport stamp and cross another country off my list. I figured I am never going to make a special trip around this world to visit Brunei so I should head there while I have the chance ( much the same thought process as …
... hadn't realised it was so far from the centre of Bangkok ( Oun said 40km!) but luckily the Sunday afternoon traffic wasn't too bad. Nonthaburi is one of the central provinces of Thailand and directly northwest of Bangkok on the Chao Praya river.Although parts were as urbanised as central Bangkok, it had a country feel about it, and plenty of older houses and banana and papaya trees growing along the roadside, It's renowned for growing the ...
... the stilted wooden houses of this vast village. There are average schools and mosques here, as well as a police station, fire station and garage. We even got to visit our boatman's home and meet his family.
Take the ferry to Labuan, Malaysia. There's a bus to the ferry terminal - an express bus that runs directly to the ferry terminal from the bus station, but this only runs a few times a day. We took the #37 bus instead, to Muara, ...
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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.
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