Miri

A Visit To A Bakam Farm

Close up on some cempedak

I called my brother Chin Tian this morning to find out whether he knows which school one of my Form 6 classmates is attached to. Another college mate Jessie Goh has informed me that the classmate is teaching in Miri. As my brother used to be a school principal in Miri, I thought he may know. Unfortunately my brother does ...

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Sarawak Traditional Clothing & Talent Show

The 10 finalists of the Sarawak Traditional Clothing & Talent Show

I was at Permaisuri Imperial City Mall this morning with my family when I saw that the Sarawak Traditional Clothing & Talent Show was just about to begin. So I decided to watch the show and photograph the participants while my family went shopping. The show is organised by See Hua Marketing in collaboration with the Miri Single Mothers’ Assistance ...

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Fresh Fish At Pasar Nelayan Kuala Bakam

Care for a lobster?

On the way back to Miri after my trip to Tusan Beach and Beraya Beach yesterday, I made a brief stop at the Pasar Nelayan in Kuala Bakam. I have driven past this fish market many times without making a stopover. It is a small fish market but I noticed quite a lot of people stopping by to buy fish.  ...

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The Lovely Beraya Beach

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Beraya Beach is starting to become popular after bioluminescence was spotted here in the past few weeks. Located 15 km from Miri, the beach looks great for swimming and family outings. I dropped by for a short visit this morning. Assuming that there won’t be any sand flies, I did not apply any insect repellent. Beraya Beach is a lovely ...

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Enthralled By The Beauty Of Tusan Beach

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Tusan Beach rose to prominence after the amazing bioluminescence phenomenon was discovered in the area in September this year. The pinpricks of light glittering on the incoming tide on the shore of Tusan Beach have been drawing huge crowds to this previously neglected beach especially during weekends.

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Best Ice Kacang in Miri

Yummy Rojak House at Boulevard Commercial Centre

I have blogged about ice kacang outlets springing up all over Miri in my blog article “Old Taste Ice Kacang & Rojak Warisan.” And I am now seeing a trend in Miri. Established ice kacang outlets are opening new branches to increase their shares of the ice kacang market. Old Taste Ice Kacang & Rojak Warisan recently opened its second ...

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Borneo Autoshow And Gathering Festival 2015

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I was driving past the Miri Indoor Stadium this morning when I saw the huge number of cars parked around the stadium. Curiosity got hold of me and I parked my car at the swimming pool car park. When I approached the stadium, I realised that the Borneo Autoshow And Gathering Festival 2015 was being held in the car park ...

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Have You Ever Seen Crabs Mating?

They were still in their tight embrace when I left them.

I have discovered a new spot that is great for photography. It is the park behind Parkcity Everly Hotel. On the left side of the hotel, there is a concrete pathway that runs all the way to the beach area. As you stroll along this pathway, you will see a small stream on the left side. If you are lucky, ...

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