16 Aug - 17 Aug 2009 Tatau

Malaysian Borneo
Sarawak aka Land of the Hornbills
Tatau Inn
Basic twin room with air-con for MYR 40.- or US$ 11.30 per night.

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Reading in the daily newspaper (The Borneo Post) about the government’s official vision of turning Malaysia into a “developed country” by the year 2020 CE and wondering about the number of commission-grubbing Sarawakian tour guides and travel agents which have to be re-trained into skilled plumbers in order to achieve this challenging goal - come rain or come shine.

Leaving our backpacks at the Tatau Inn, taking the Liang Yu express boat (one-way ticket for the 50-km ride: MYR 20.- or US$ 5.60 per person; Konni in cabin class and Matt in roof class) up-river on the Tatau River and on the Kakus River from Tatau town to Nanga Lana (Lana Log Pond) and hiring an Iban perau with 15-hp outboarder further on up-river on the Kakus River to the Longhouse Rumah Sujang anak Jemang near Nanga Mayeng.

Click below for a summary of this year's travels
2009 Map Konni & Matt

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Photos 2009-12 Central Sarawak

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