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 …
... collect bird nests, which are edible.
Because of the darkness inside the caves, I didn't get that many good photos and videos, but a few. The photos I got from inside the cave were near natural openings. You can see what a beauty of a cave it is from these few photos. I left one photo in this entry is is nothing but darkness. This is what much of the inside looked like with our headlights off.
We (about 6 all total) took another trail back ...
... station and a police station. Back on solid ground we took a quick look at the mosque but didn't venture inside as we were not appropriately dressed. It's an impressive white building with 28 gold domes atop it representing each of the 28 sultans, at least that's what the boat driver told us!
Returning to Grace's apartment we got an Indian takeaway (my first Indian meal post-India!) and had a lazy evening.It has been so nice staying in ...
... I set off on this hike, and maybe brought an extra bottle of water, I tried to remember what it was like before. Did I ever even make the entire hike? What was the other waterfall like? Or was it just that I am not in as good a shape as I was eleven years ago (which seems likely, after all).
When the Finnish guy returned he was dripping with sweat. Yes, it was a steep climb but it was absolutely worth it. The lady decided it wasn't for her and they left. What was I ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCosy Inn Miri
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.