A longhouse made entirely out of ‘belian’ wood.

This the first thing that strikes a visitor upon entering the longhouse is how well standing the place is. Rumah (house) Nyuka was built in 1955 and the durability of the wood species certainly reflects ...

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Our People – Chinese

Chinese forms the second largest group of Sarawak's population after the main Iban tribe."Chinese pioneers first came to Sarawak as traders and explorers in the 6th century.  The Sarawak Chinese belong to a wide range ...

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Our People – Malay

The Malay forms the third largest group of people in Sarawak, after the Iban and Chinese. In Kuching, the Malay Kampungs (villages) along the riverside next to Fort Margherita have some beautiful examples of traditional and ...

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Getting to Niah National Park, Miri Sarawak Borneo

Some of the ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ (FAQs) at our Visitor Information Centre Miri about Niah National Park are:~ How to get there? ~ How long do we need to visit this park? ~ Do we ...

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MV ORION II DOCKS AT KUCHING WITH TOURISTS ON BOARD

Kuching, 10 August 2012 – About 150 tourists and crew arrived in Kuching this morning. MS ORION II cruise ship was en route to Pontianak, Indonesia. The cruise ...

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Our People – Bidayuh

Bidayuh is a collective name for several indigenous groups of  people living the southern part of Sarawak. They are noted for their hospitality and warm smiles. The name "Bidayuh" means "people of the land". "Bi" mean "people" or ...

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Memoir of Rainforest World Music Festival 2012

A Jungle Village Festival!... this was how SONGLiNES Magazine UK summed it up in four words about the Rainforest World Music Festival. 2012 was its 15th edition and the third year running that this homegrown ...

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Semenggoh Wildlife Centre

Located 24KM from the Kuching City, the major attraction of Semenggoh Wildlife Centre is the Orang Utan.To get there, you have 4 options depending on your budget. 1. Public BusVisitors can take ...

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Our People – Iban

Iban claims the largest population, thus making this language the most widely used in Sarawak. The Iban, formerly known as Sea Dayaks, are famous for their head-hunting past, their massive ironwood longhouses, their ornate body tattooing, ...

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Sarawak Top 10 Iconic Food

Sarawak Laksa - The Sarawak Laksa is essentially vermicelli rice noodles (bee hoon), cooked in a shrimp-based broth that is made to thicken with coconut milk.  This dish is served with generous amounts of crunchy ...

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Heart of the festival

The workshops at the Rainforest World Music Festival offered unique jam sessions, an educational experience and unexpected enjoyment. For 15 years, the rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Sarawak, has mesmerised audiences ...

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Pesta Musik Dunia di Hutan Hujan

Pagi itu saya menyetir sendiri mobil saya menuju Malaysia yang berbatasan langsung dengan tempat saya tinggal di Pontianak.  Negara bagian Malaysia yang saya tuju adalah Sarawak yang beribukota Kuching. Read more..

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