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It hasn't even been a month yet but I feel like I've seen so much! Malaysia is so very different from the places I've travelled to so far. Not only has this country been influenced by a strong presence of the Chinese and the Indians in the early days, but it was also colonized by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British. They have all left their mark. When walking through an average street, it is very likely that you'll first pass a mosque, then a Christian ...
... was an insect that looked just like a large green leaf. Rats, I would love to have a shot of that!
Another sight that takes my breath away is the tapang tree. It has the most unusual root system. They are tall, narrow roots, above ground. The tree forms a beautiful top also, but the roots are what fascinate me! It is a revered tree for the original people of Sarawak. It is taboo to cut one down. Bees build hives in the tree top and the locals collect ...
... on one of their TVs, and combined with my phone playing the BBC radio coverage of it, I was able to enjoy the entire qualifying, whilst all around me the employees of Ming Cafe were setting up for their St. Patrick's Day celebrations. Very popular among the Chinese, apparently.
As it turns out pretty much all I've done this weekend is watch the F1. On Sunday I headed back to ...
... More (chocolate chip cookies), the movie theater where I used to take my naps, and even Vinci shoes, where I used to spend most of my meagre pay check, still in exactly the same spot. Even the smells are still the same. Of course things have changed as well. I don't remember there being quite so many electronics stores. A huge hotelhas been built directly against the shopping mall even linked to it through the ...
... is only accessible by air and even then when you get there all sorts of obstacles if you wish to do it alone and the 2 attractions near Miri are reachable by public transport but as we have found out over the last 2 days it is very hit and miss.
We have learnt that Borneo was once easy to do trips on the cheap but the tourism industry have got together and made it hard to access islands etc without permits and using Package ...
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Lot 545-547, South Yu Seng Rd., Miri | Innfrom $19