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Pulau Jepak Bintulu

Pulau Jepak is well-known for its 'belacan' (shrimp paste) but it's a seasonal product that is only available around January, June and December, when that particular species of prawns used is in abundance. Although Pulau Jepak is accessible by car, reaching the island by water taxi (it's actually a boat with a distinctly Sarawakian roof) is ... continue reading »

Matahari Oriental Cuisine Bintulu

My friends and I had one of the spiciest dinners during our excursion in Sarawak, at Bintulu's Matahari Oriental Cuisine. This restaurant is located on the ground floor of New World Motel, nearby Farley food court. Despite its name, I wouldn't say this restaurant serves all 'Oriental' food as all the dishes that we ordered were ... continue reading »

Chinese temple Bintulu Sarawak

This Tua Pek Kong (Tai Pak Kong / God of Prosperity) Taoist temple stands majestically in the centre of Bintulu town, facing the Esplanade, and just a stone's throw away from the market. Believed to be built sometime in the 1890s, the temple is a major landmark of Bintulu town. It underwent its latest major renovation ... continue reading »

ParkCity Everly Hotel Bintulu

Bintulu is one of the more vibrant towns in Central Sarawak. ParkCity Everly also seems to be one of the larger hotels here. Its advantage is its proximity to the old Bintulu airport, the venue for Borneo International Kite Festival. During my stay here recently, there was an on-going property fair and a wedding fair was ... continue reading »

Borneo International Kite Festival Bintulu

We were supposed to visit the 9th Borneo International Kite Festival in the morning but the rain spoilt our plans. Luckily, the sky cleared up sufficiently for the kites to fly in the afternoon. Although the wind was not strong enough for larger kites during the two hours that we were there at the Old Bintulu ... continue reading »

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