Do’s and Dont’s in the Jungle

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Do’s:   Dress Right: Comfortable attire is a must. Sometimes, you have to walk on uneven terrain, so wearing jeans or such makes it harder to walk. You need to wear clothes that cover your legs in case of some shrubs or thatches that can cause small injury and insects’ bites. Jungle is also the home of leeches, covering your legs and wear socks to prevent yourself from donating your much needed blood to the bloodsucker. To avoid mosquito bites, …

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Bako National Park Sarawak

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Bako National Park Sarawak, established in 1957, is the oldest national park in Sarawak, eastern Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It is approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) by road from Kuching. Millions of years of erosion of the sandstone have created a coastline of steep cliffs, rocky headlands and stretches of white, sandy bays. Wave erosion at the base of the cliffs has carved many of the rocky headlands into fantastically shaped sea arches and seastacks with colored patterns …

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Sarawak Sea Stack

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Sarawak Sea Stack is my Picture of the week. I visited the Bako National Park in October 2011 and during the high tide, my local boatman managed to get a good position to capture this beautiful sea stack photo. The best time to view this is also during the mid tides when the waters are going down. When you visit Bako, you need to take the boat from the jetty at Kampung Bako which is a local Malay fishing village …

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Bako National Park’s Little Thieves

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Bako National Park in Sarawak was a surprise to me, in more ways than one. Considered as one of the smallest but oldest national park in Kuching, Bako National Park is equally as popular as the Mulu National Park in Miri, Sarawak. Covering an area of about 28 square kilometers, the Park’s main attraction is its interesting and wide array of tropical plants and wildlife. This morning, my friend and I took a 45-minute motorized boat ride from Bako village …

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