Travel Blogs from Miri
Saturday, August 14th, 2010
Bye Bye Brunei.
It was fun, interesting and surprisingly affordable.
We had really enjoyed our time in Bandar. There were lots of thoughtful tourist-friendly touches that had made the experience pleasurable, such as free entrance to the places of interest and awesome subsidized public …
When the gates of Bakun Dam closed and water levels on Rajang River fell dramatically, panic set in up and down the river and even spread to the Sarawak Tourism Department. Was the Rajang finished as a tourism attraction, is there another river to direct tourists, will there be no more access through Pelagus Rapids, will schools need to close …
AHH. The 15 hour bus was almost as bad as it sounds. There doesn't appear to be any suspension built into Bornean buses, making for an incredibly bumpy ride. To add to the comfort factor the air conditioning is at a constant near-freezing gush, I managed to utilise the curtains on the bus I ripped some down and it turns out they make quite nice blankets. The main reason for stopping in Miri was to catch a plane ...
... us through her house. We give her a bag of sugar. It consists of a large living room with ceramic tiles and all the modern style furniture.is pushed against the walls. There is a large flat screen TV and a Karaoke machine with huge speakers. Up stairs is a large area that his been split in to 3 rooms but by the amount of dust and cobwebs these rooms have not been used for years.The family sleep in the main room downstairs on mats.
From the large ...
Two and a half hours later, we landed in Miri! We had finally arrived!!!
A quick stop at immigration to get another stamp in our passports and on to baggage reclaim. Our bags came onto the carousel really quickly and then we were off to find a taxi!
It was about a 20 minute drive to our hotel which gave us the opportunity to see some of our new surroundings before we pulled up at Miri Hotel. The hotel itself is fairly simple, nothing flashy! ...
How has this inn rated in the past?
Cosy Inn is around 60 ringgit per night for a clean, comfortable room with aircon. Situated in heart of Miri near Soho and Mega Hotel, the location is pretty much ideal unless you want to go to Cherrie Berries
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.