Merdeka Palace Hotel

Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, Sarawak, 93000, Malaysia | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kuching

Sunday... and god said thou shalt rest..

A travel blog entry by wattsy on Aug 10, 2014

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... to say I thought I would mention a few Malaysian shop names we have seen. In the UK we have blandly titled supermarkets such as Tesco and Morrison's, but in Malaysia they have 'Sweet Sweet Tweety', how could that not bring a smile to your face when you do your weekly shop!! But not all the names are an improvement on ours, take ' Bum Accessories' for example, can't tell you what they sold, ...

Borneo - Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by natandross on May 15, 2014

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... Truth being told, we'd probably been watched by them the entire way into the viewing gallery, but just hadn't realised it. Everyone was mesmerised by them for well-over 40 minutes, before they decided that breakfast was over and swung back into the wilderness - it was a wonderful way to finish Borneo and one of the best moments of our trip so far!

Still floating from the experience, we packed up our gear and headed for the airport as our flight back to KL was leaving that ...

Best of Borneo trip - Sarawak

A travel blog entry by elliottjulia on May 03, 2014

... upside down and moving their massive ears to locate the sound. The fourth cave was massive and judging by the bat droppings and noises, had millions of bats inhabitants. As it started getting dark, the bats were leaving the cave to get some dinner in a big ribbon like in cartoons. It looked spectacular. We also got to explore lots of insects, butterflies. This place has one of the highest biodiversity in the world, every catepillar we came across was looking totally ...

The digital age is very much in Borneo

A travel blog entry by laurenedwards on Apr 25, 2014

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Two things happened this morning when we made our regular walk down to the Chinese eatery that we are living above. Firstly, I spotted a group of 5 Chinese men and women at a table near by, they had a very humble appearance and seemingly could have a collective age of well over 200. But this was not what had caught my eye, it was the iPhone 5 that the eldest of the men was holding upright, for them all to take a selfie. I will repeat that again, a ...

Rugby, Beer & Curry

A travel blog entry by johnnygoldfinch on Apr 12, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... waterways that run alongside the main road. The boat was launched and we were surprised to find it was just the two of us with our driver and guide Adam and the boatman. Whilst we were waiting on the jetty we saw loads of mudskippers and fiddler crabs (blue and orange). We had only been on the river about half an hour when the boatman pointed out an estuarine crocodile under a mangrove tree; they often feed on fish from the many fresh water fish farms that line the ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Jalan Tun Abang Haji Openg, Kuching, is near Kuching Esplanade, Sarawak Museum, Chinese Museum, and Kubah National Park.
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