Kuching Waterfront Lodge
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... We went out the back and there stood a lovely young lady waiting to show us what to do. We marinated our chicken (probably about 1kg of meat per person!) in salt, sugar, curry powder, water and tumeric. We were told that we had to let it marinate for 1 and a half hours at room temperature.
Whilst the chicken was marinating, we headed out to the local markets to get some produce for cooking. It took half an hour to get ...
... managed to get up early enough the next day to go two hours on a bus to Gunung Gading to see the rafflesia in bloom there, which happens very infrequently. The one we saw was 57cm across, and was kind of squashed by the side of one trail, but was indeed a big flower (they can grow up to 1m across). Even with Dom's very sore back, we still managed to walk one of the waterfall trails, dip our feet in the cool water for a free fish pedicure and go around ...
... to make an admittance here. I totally backed out of entering the cave when I saw the black pit that I would have to walk through to reach the underbelly of the cave. There are many, many things that scare me in SE Asia that includes but not inclusive of health and safety and the pitch black. The latter being really silly I do know but we all have our phobias. But, through these times of uncertainty I have just had to push through my comfort zone and do it. It was that or ...
... beach at about 1145. We spent about 15 minutes looking round and taking photos before heading off back along the trail to HQ. Someone had very kindly left a
fairly long piece of branch beside a rock; that looked like something that John could use to help him on the return trek. It certainly seemed quicker and easier!
When we arrived back at HQ we registered our return and headed off into the cafe for another cold drink before booking ...
... closes after 11am and reopens again at 2pm so we went back to Kuching to get a quick lunch. this time the bus was completely full and we took the last 2 seats. When we got back to the park we already saw crowds of people gathered in a shelter in front of one feeding area. there was one male orang utan hanging from a tree but the star were a mother and a baby sitting at the benches and causally eating fruit like a family at a picnic. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKuching Waterfront Lodge
The Waterfront Lodge is a very nice and clean hostel. It is very good located and it has a very good free WIFI.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.