Planet Borneo Lodge
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... We went out the back and there stood a lovely young lady waiting to show us what to do. We marinated our chicken (probably about 1kg of meat per person!) in salt, sugar, curry powder, water and tumeric. We were told that we had to let it marinate for 1 and a half hours at room temperature.
Whilst the chicken was marinating, we headed out to the local markets to get some produce for cooking. It took half an hour to get ...
... trail to learn about rafflesia and other trees in the NP, but it was a long day just to see one flower!
Kuching was a great base in Sarawak to enjoy our first nature adventures in Borneo and the town itself was a nice place to stay for a couple of nights with a few buildings of interest. We didn't leave enough time for the museum, which we later heard was a highlight, but we've got to leave something for next time! Next stop, Miri and Gunung Mulu ...
... Fairy Cave Nature Reserve. A sign that read '300m to Fairy Cave' actually turned into a kilometre walk down a deserted road with the view of rice fields and the mountains in the background. Pretty special to see but by the time we arrived at the entrance we were covered in a film of sweat. Today was bordering on 35 degrees and my god it felt that and another 20 degrees on top of it. We were then faced with a very high looking staircase to reach the entrance to the caves. I ...
Early start this morning; up at 0600.
After breakfast we made our way down to the bus stop to catch the 0800 Red Bus No 1 to Bako National Park.
Today we travelled in the opposite direction out of Kuching, so everything was new to us.
We arrived at Bako Bazaar Dock just before 0900 where we registered and paid our 20RM each entry fee for Bako National Park and 20RM ...
... Chinese history museum, then had a bowl of Laksa and Teh special and returned home. I tried to change my flight so I can spend some extra time in Tokyo but no luck all flights full, so I will just chill for another day here in Kuching. The heat and. He humidity did wonders on my skin, all cracks from scrubbing that never healed despite massive lotion, Vaseline use are now healed. This means I should try sauna more often or just chill out in tropical places from time to ...