Orchid Garden Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... I was about ready to drop the whole thing. Fortunately our guide was tenacious. What we found was surprising: an abandoned "longhouse" , with a wooden sidewalk half rotten leading to it, a dangerous wooden stair to climb, a floor not very reliable,, a net with head skull ( of humans or of monkeys?) why, a real resort! On our way back we stopped on the shore of an artificial lake where some ten persons met to organize a great event in the area in June.we came back to BSB ...
The day started as normal with a coffee in a local cafe before heading out for another exciting day. We headed to the bus station to catch us bus to the museum. Almost immediately we had a "teksi" driver on us, $10 to go to museum, bus will be 1 hour. Too expensive I tell him, the price drops to $7 then to $5. Nope we will wait for the bus. The bus arrives in about 20 minutes and for $2 we arrive at the museum, only to find it is closed, not sure when ...
... were put away for later. Today we were heading to Virgin rain forest. Ulu Temburong Nat park is 500 sq km of pristine rainforest. Only 1 sq km is open to the public. The only way to get to the park is by long boat. The ride is liken to salmon fighting the currents up the river. The driver needs to be very skilled weaving in and out of the Rapids. It was a beat 30 minute ride up the river. Then time to walk to the canopy walkway. ...
- 66.3% Malays
- 11.2% Chinese
- 3.4% Indigenous
- 19.1% other
Arrived from Labuan via ferry around 3:30 PM to Brunei. Went through immigration - no big hassle there, just another stamp. There were signs all over the Brunei terminal mentioning the fact that drug trafficking and possession is an offense that has a mandatory death penalty. Thankfully I don't have to worry about that. I'm pretty sure its also the death penalty in Malaysia. It's good to know that there aren't a lot of drug problems in these places though - people ...