Merdeka Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kuching
... a lovely French family. It was amazing seeing all the houses that were literally 6 feet from the river, many with their own jetty and boat (all in various states of disrepair haha). We received many waves and smiles from the friendly Borneans hanging off rails and out of windows :) again, the camera was working overtime! We got off the boat and spent the next hour or so walking down the "main street" going in all the gorgeous little shops and buying some ...
... br> the best one in the area. The prices were double what we were expecting
and half of the park was closed for maintenance, so it started with a
little frustration. Once we started hiking, though, we were great. We
hiked pretty much all that we could in the park that day, getting across the park to
a neat, small waterfall, a secluded beach, and over to a rock
outcropping for a PB&J lunch (what would become our standard
trekking lunch). We also happened ...
... 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 ...
... in again tonight, this flu has affected my appetite and outings. 6-5-14 Leaving Kuching this morning, I hope to come back one day, a lovely small historical city. The Kuching airport is rather badly designed and signed, but I managed. I had 9 hours then in Changi airport, went to the butterfly house and went on the city tour, and had a shower. Then the uncomfortable overnight flight home. Still very flu-ey so I will take at least one day off work and will go to the doctors to get some ...
... rain this afternoon so we waited for it to ease before going out to find something to eat. Found another good food outlet; John had Nasi Goreng Special with fresh squeezed
orange juice and I had Mee Goreng Seafood (noodles) and wheat drink (bright green and very refreshing).
Back to the Hotel and John has now checked us in on line ready for our flight on Thursday morning.
Sorry no photos today so have included a few more from yesterday.