Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Accommodation and Food

Nov 02

Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Accommodation and Food

Accommodation The cheapest place to sleep is at the Park HQ’s dormitory. It only cost RM37 per person per night. If you have two person and you wish to have some privacy, you can choose a fan room with attached bathroom that cost slightly more expensive at RM110 per room per night. Additional person may cost extra. There are also air-conditioned rooms that cost...

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Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Introduction and Getting There

Nov 02

Gunung Mulu National Park on Budget – Introduction and Getting There

Introduction Many have the misconception that Gunung Mulu National Park is an expensive place to visit. I’m gonna show to you that it is not as expensive as you expected. Firstly, let me introduce to you what is Gunung Mulu National Park. Like any other National Park in Malaysia, Gunung Mulu National Park is one amazing tropical rain forest with rich...

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Exploring India 2009 – Dhaka, Bangladesh

Oct 28

Exploring India 2009 – Dhaka, Bangladesh

I still remember when I went to apply for my Bangladesh visa via a tour company, the staff looked at me surprisingly and asked “Bangladesh? Why the heck do you want to go there? You work in a foreign worker recruitment company one, is it?”. Now I understand why they reacted like that. When I was in Dhaka, I stuck up like a sore thumb in the crowd. I was...

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Exploring India 2009 – Kolkata (Calcutta)

Oct 26

Exploring India 2009 – Kolkata (Calcutta)

So here I am in Kolkata, the last city before I leave India. Unlike other major cities in India namely Mumbai and New Delhi, Kolkata has a distinctive feature as arts and cultural centre of India. Even though I was going to leave the country very soon, I still have to endure few challenges. When I was there, India was hit by heat wave. In some parts of the country,...

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Exploring India 2009 – Varanasi (Benares)

Oct 24

Exploring India 2009 – Varanasi (Benares)

As I was getting nearer to the end of my journey, I thought I have seen it all until I reached Varanasi. Where else can you see dead people burning around the clock on a river bank and human cleaning themselves in the same river. Dead bodies aside, the sacred Ganga is indeed a very spiritual place for the Hindu. Life and death seem to revolves around the river. The...

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