Tag Archives: borneo

Bat Caves and What-what Frogs

After a short half an hour flight we arrived at the tiny airport in Mulu. We are here to visit Gunung Mulu National Park. Ever since we saw the BBC Planet Earth documentary about caves, we wanted to come here … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Flight into the Depths of Borneo

I am a little behind on writing about the last few days. Everything is going well. We have gotten into a good traveling rhythm. The weather is not as brutally hot as we have imagined, the mosquitoes are not as … Continue reading

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Long Logged River Ride to a Long House

The day started early once again on October 9th. We took a local bus to the nearby town of Pending to catch a fast ferry boat to Sibu. Even though we had a small communications problem with the bus driver … Continue reading

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Orange Apes and Torrential Downpours

Once again, the day started with a trip to the Indonesian consulate. This time everything went very smoothly as we were on time and well prepared. We were out within half an hour with instructions to return at 4pm to … Continue reading

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Biking Borneo

` We had to start thinking about our further travels to Indonesia. The visa you get when you fly in is only valid for 30 days, and we are planning a longer stay. On the flip side, the land and … Continue reading

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K’ching

We had to wake up very early in the morning and catch a taxi cab to the airport. After breakfast and a short flight, we landed in Kuching. The warm tropical Bornean air greeted us as we left the terminal. … Continue reading

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