Sarawak on a Budget

| Estimated reading time: 12 minutes
You have numerous amazing memories of fun-filled holidays to far off places. You made new friends, you have the souvenirs, you are rejuvenated and recharged, feeling better than ever and cannot wait to go on your next trip. But then you remember the credit card bills and doubt sets in! Getting on a plane for an overseas holiday is great fun but there’s always a price to pay. And in these challenging times it’s impossible to go anywhere without...

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Mukah Kaul Festival 2020

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https://enewsletter.sarawaktourism.com/updates-from-the-industry/postponement-of-events-2020/ Kaul is a traditional festival celebrated by the Melanau community living along the coast area in Sarawak.  In the past, Kaul was held as a religious ceremony to appease the spirits of the sea, land, forest and farm making it the most important festival in the Melanau traditional calendar. The festival is a ritual of purification and thanksgiving as we...

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BORNEO-BOUND : Lush natural wonders. Rich culture. Warm locals. The allure of Borneo is endless.

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SARAWAK: LAND OF THE HORNBILLS Beautiful sunset at the Kuching Waterfront CITY CALL The cleanest city in Malaysia, Kuching impresses with wonderful sights, sounds, sips and savouries from museums to forts, eateries to cultural centres. It’s a pleasant city to walk about and soak in all the sights. Pay special attention to the colonial buildings, some of which are the legacy of the Brooke family, for instance the Fort Mar...

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Journey to Melanau Heartland

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Mukah is the 10th Division in Sarawak and have been declared as a Division on 1st March 2003. Usually visitors like myself prefer to use express boat or speed boat via Dalat rather than by bus or car to Mukah. It is because of its unique and interesting scenery along much of the way.The journey to Dalat from the embarkation point of Sibu, takes about 2 hours by speedboat and about 2 ½ hours by land. The speedboat cost to Dalat town costs abou...

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