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Travel Blogs from Bintulu
... are much more atmospheric when you're climbing over rocks
and poking around in corners. It was interesting to see the harvesting of nests and guano as well as much of the archaeological evidence that's been found here.
On our way out, who should we meet, but the students again! More photos and a pleasant walk back to the park headquarters. The boys got their cold beer after a long walk, so everyone was happy!
... your pocket for a bit of toilet paper? Or get some water and wash?
I think it's clear which is the cleaner option! If you must, you can always take a handful or two when you find it at guesthouses - you don't need a 6 month supply with you! And besides, you'll save money and space in your backpack!
... was very old wood (they're building a new concrete block house nearby to move into). Down in a valley in the rainforest, we could feel the humidity building as we drove. Once we were out of the moing air the humidity just clung to our skin. So hot and humid I could breathe in the scent of the wood – like a sauna! And there wasn't even one shrunken head that I could see!
We left with a unmistakable ...
... How convenient ;-)
The park has only one large trail, about 10 km in the jungle along the coast and you have to do the same trail back to reach HQ again. We registered at the counter and left with a lunch pack.
After seeing some macaques in the beginning of the trail, we haven't really spotted any large animal all day. Even at the viewing point at the coast, there was a chance to spot the ...
... between we arrived at Bintulu bus station (outside the city centre) around 17:45.
There we had to take another cab (normal one this time) to drop us of at a budget hotel, Kintown Inn.
Bintulu itself isn't really a nice town, just lots of industry around the city. The LP mentioned that there are many 'dodgy' hotels, so best to step up a category, which we did.
In the town itself there is not much to see or ...