Monday, December 31, 2007

Brunei, and in to Sarawak

29 to 31 Dec 2007 - Bandar Seri Begawan, Gunung Mulu, Miri - (Brunei, Malaysia)



Some retrospective notes - made in 2018!

Visiting 6 star Empire Hotel

Bats


Royal Regalia Museum
Royal Regalia Museum

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque
Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque
Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque

Boys in makeshift boats, Brunei.
Boys in makeshift boats, Brunei.
These boys were fishing for shrimps under the houses in Kampung Ayer, BSB, Brunei.


In the foyer of the "Empire Hotel"
In the foyer of the "Empire Hotel"
With Peter, from St Andrew's church in BSB. This hotel is a step up from the accommodation we are accustomed to. No, we didn't stay here, just stopped by for a mocktail...


Pitcher plant - Carniverous jungle plant
Pitcher plant - Carniverous jungle plant

A friend on a leaf
A friend on a leaf

Strike a pose!
Strike a pose!

Not flying at the moment.
Not flying at the moment.
Flying lizard. The folded skin can be stretched tight, allowing the lizard to glide between trees.


@quot;The Rock of Enlightenment@quot;
"The Rock of Enlightenment"
Surely this is the place to stand if you want to hear from God!


Stream of bats
Stream of bats
Millions of bats exit one of the Mulu caves as they head out in the late afternoon to feed. A constant stream for over an hour, like a giant twisting ribbon.


Bloody annoying mozzies!
Bloody annoying mozzies!
Note the mosquitoes biting and flying around this frog.


More mozzies!
More mozzies!
Note the mosquitoes biting and flying around this frog.


Mushies!
Mushies!

Mulu caves
Mulu caves

Mulu Caves
Mulu Caves

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