Sarawak dragon boats roar

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What kind of beads has been said to have the same value as diamond?

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"Diamonds are forever. One diamond is passed from generation to generation.” I don’t know how many ladies have been influenced by this advertisement but somewhere in the world, there is a kind of bead that has mesmerized people. It comes in all kinds of bright colours and is round and smooth. It has won the liking of ladies and is seen commonly in the local fashion scenes.  In the remote past, natives living in Born...

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The ring ladies of Borneo

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People of different generations, races and cultures have different beauty standards. For example, drooping shoulders on women in ancient China were considered beautiful, whereas westerners regard flat shoulders on women as more attractive. Sarawak also has its own definition of beauty - let us kick things off with the ring ladies of Borneo. Bidayuh's ring ladies About 45 km away from Kuching lies Kampung Semban - the village of  the Bidayuh-Sem...

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The hidden hot springs in Sarawak

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Not only can hot springs eliminate bacteria, it can also improve your skin and relief stress. Therefore, no matter summer or winter, relaxing in hot springs in Sarawak is a must-do.  Do you know? Sarawak also has hot springs. These hot springs are hidden within the tropical environment. Lets learn more about the hot springs in Sarawak. Merarap Hot Spring This 5-acre hot spring with a village vibe is a hidden paradise, 70 km from Lawas Town i...

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Sarawak’s amazing wildlife

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Learn more about Sarawak's wildlife. Sarawak is a land of hidden treasures. Approximately two-thirds of Sarawak’s land area is covered in dense rainforests. This means that it is home to a large variety of flora and fauna, many of which are endemic to the land. Let us look at some of these wildlife that call Sarawak home. Borneon eared tree frog Sarawak’s Kubah National Park is home to a large tree frog with a huge head a...

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Cool desserts in the Sarawak heat

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Sarawak has an equatorial climate. This means that Malaysia’s largest state experiences year-long summer-type temperatures. Approximately two-thirds of Sarawak’s land area comprise tropical rainforest. The state also experiences high amounts of annual rainfall. All of this translates to a hot and humid climate with average temperature of around 28 degrees Celsius. To combat the heat, Sarawakians have incorporated cool desserts into their diets to...

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