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TravelPod Member ReviewsRh Hotel Sibu
Spare but comfortable accommodations
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... temples we saw in China, although the town is Sarawak's most Chinese city! I really quite like the fact that most of the roads are 'one way' so quit easy to cross! Sibu is not as charming as Kuching and just one full day here is enough to get a feel. People are still smiley, however there is not the interaction with them as here was in Kuching. There are lots of swallows and bats that eat the mozzies so that is saving my legs from being ...
... consumed, we got up to leave and then moved on to another villagers house, where Muntai decided he wanted more to drink, it started to occur to us that he had a drink problem! We left Muntai behind to carry on drinking and headed back to the boat, as we neared the boat I decided I needed the loo, so I hung back letting the others go out of sight and dropped my pants - and who should appear as I am relieving myself - but Muntai staggering along - I don't think he realised what I ...
... jam. No doubt pleased her parents are still asleep and not acting as the food-police, she eats her brekkie in the company of the other early bird backpackers, and then retires to the TV room for anime cartoons.
A visit to the Sarawak Museum was a good education on the local area, indigenous people, wildlife etc. We were fascinated by a Seiko wrist watch on display that had been taken from the belly of a 3 meter estuarine crocodile that had ...
... wine & beer drinking,
'Miring' ritual offering ceremony taking place in every family room to 'seek the deities blessings' of a better harvest cycle and prosperity of family for the coming year. The night activities are dedicated to entirely merry making over even more booze - rice wine, an assortment of beers and 'Chap Apek' Chinese liquor.
Note: Old ceramic plates, 'tabak' (big brass chalice) and containers made of split bamboo skins called ...
... the same. You get an assigned seat on the boat, but you can sit outside on the deck as much as you like. Easy decision!
The taxi picked me up early in the morning and dropped me at the boat terminal. I purchase my ticket and the man points me to the waiting area. The boat is scheduled to leave in about half an hour. There are boats docked all around but I have no way of knowing if any of them will be the one I will take.
About 20 ...