Merdeka Palace Hotel
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Babysitting service
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... to get us into a taxi and that the taxi was actually a prepaid fixed rate. It only took about 15 minutes to get to our hostel and we checked in and then went to find some breakfast. What we hadn't realised was that it was monsoon season in Kuching which means you're lucky if you actually get to see orangutans in the wild and it torrential rains a lot of the time. We got out first experience of the latter at breakfast. We found a cafe and sat down and within 5 minutes it ...
... about a 5km trip in total but in this humidity it would still be hard. We arrived and after paying 20RM to the park officers for a bit of a briefing and a map we headed off up the road.
The walking was a steady incline for about 30mins up a fairly boring concrete road that leads up to the summit, the only thing of interest was a frog pond along the way which was a stagnant brown affair and we ...
... 10 or 12 at three stations around the reserve ( which cover 650acres). My favourite bit of monkey business is the aerial cartwheel, where the Orang effortlessly swings from hand to foot sideways along a vine, then suddenly grabs hold with both feet and slides down the rope on his toes. Brilliant!
Our next trip was a proper guided tour to Bako National Park, which involved a criminally early start, and a hasty breakfast from the food court downstairs of two ...
... to the end for easier build access. This was too much to practically achieve.
Instead we have completed the assigned brick laying and perhaps two thirds
of the plastering. I completed about two walls worth of plastering in all and got better with each section.
This build will take much more to complete. There are two more big builds planned between now and Christmas. On top of that will be skilled tradespeople to ...
... boat and driver to ourselves. The boat's electric motor was almost silent and it was great to glide along the Sarawak river taking in the scenery (see a few photos). It didn't take long before we were outside the city and the river banks were lush and populated by the occasional tidy but basic shack. After initial shyness, Bardy got to know the boat driver and was soon helping him steer and making sure all the other boats and animals knew ...