Is Brunei Only about Majestic Palaces and Oil

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Brunei is located along the northern coast of Borneo . Brunei shares it borders with Indonesia and Malaysia . Brunei is well-known throughout the world for its huge residential palace where the equally world-famous Sultan of Brunei lives and for its oil-rich resources. If you are planning to visit Brunei you will discover more interesting sights to see and things to do in this small country. You will also see that Brunei has more to offer than just its magnificent …

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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Through Mount Kinabalu Expedition on 24 August 2012

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Coalition Duchenne will be organising a Duchenne muscular dystrophy awareness campaign expedition to Mount Kinabalu Sabah on the 24th of August 2012. There will be 60 international climbers participating in the expedition. This expedition is a part of a global Duchenne muscular dystrophy awareness campaign. The climbing expedition will be the group’s second global event in raising Duchenne muscular dystrophy awareness. The group’s first expedition to climb Mount Kinabalu was on the 9th of September 2011 where 35 climbers scaled the …

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Enjoying three days of Magic Mulu

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A great weekend getaway is on offer in Mulu National Park, especially for those not in a hurry and for families, corporate teambuilding training and of course, also for those in romantic mood, in search of adventure discovery. Newlyweds who wish to enjoy their time among nature and the geological wonders of Mulu can pick this type of getaway as a mini-honeymoon too! The three days and two nights in Gunung Mulu National Park can be a perfect leave for …

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Lemanak River Adventure

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Our Lemanak River Adventure in Kuching, Sarawak, began on land.  Considered as one of the tributary of the main Batang Lupar River, the Lemanak River was located about 230 kilometres from Kuching City, reachable within 4-5 hours depending the speed of the driver.  My friend and I were a little stretched for time so decided to take only a day trip on the Lemanak River. We woke up early, had a quick breakfast and were waiting at the hotel lobby …

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Monsopiad Cultural Village: A Living Museum

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People said that our eyes were the windows to our souls.  As I walked into the “Siou Do Mohoing” or House of Skulls at the Monsopiad Cultural Village in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah , the skulls, with their hollow sockets for eyes, made me wonder where their souls had gone.  Said to belong to pirates and plunderers decapitated by the fearless Kadazan warrior, Monsopiad, about 300 years ago; these skulls now hung silent and sightless. Monsopiad Cultural Village , the first …

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The Splendor of Crocker Range National Park in Kota Kinabalu Sabah

At 139,919 hectares, the Crocker Range Park was the largest national park in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, stretching from Kundasang to Tenom.  Separating the East and West Coast of Sabah, Borneo, the Crocker Range was the highest mountain range at an average height of 1,800 metres, which included the famous Mount Kinabalu.  Besides its huge size, the Crocker Range National Park received heavy rainfall and was the water source for 12 major rivers.  The park was therefore an important water catchment …

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