Tuesday, September 18, 2012
pais ikan (small fish with sambal, grilled in a banana leaf), (ii) otak-otak (rectangles of fish fillet, spiced with chillies, garlic, shallots, turmeric, lemon grass and coconut milk, grilled in a banana/palm leaf).
Pais Ikan being grilled...
I also stopping by to get myself fresh coconut drink and bought a few 'Jeruk Buah' and 'Local Biscuits'.
Kampong Buntal is about one hour drive from the City.
Saturday, February 26, 2011
Kampung Telaga Air is located 40 minutes drive (by road) from Kuching City.
Kampung Telaga Air is a Malay fishing village and the Kampung Telaga Air Waterfront is where the Padawan Municipal Council held its annual Fishing Competition.
This village is famous for its Homestay Programme. Visitors are charged at a reasonable rate for this Homestay Programme. From this programme, visitors can experience the daily livelihood and traditional ways of living in this friendly Malay village.
So what can you expected at Telaga Air..........
Telaga Air is a working fishing village .The fishermen here are expert,they own they own boat and the price of fish is pretty steady.
The fishermen here live in a nice spacious and comfortable traditional village house.The house are airy and well ventilated.Everybody's got telephone,electricity and TV and good running water supply.Most houses are facing or near the mouth of the Sarawak River with a typical views of river,waterfront and mangroves.The attraction here is fishing activity or fishing trip and river cruise exploring the mangrove of wetland .
Thursday, February 10, 2011
The traditional Malay fishing village situated about 37km from the city centre 'Kampong Bako'. The mood of transport for the villagers here is a boat.
Kampong Bako is nothing new to tourist,locals and foreigners alike as the village is the gateway to Bako National National park.South East Asia's smallest National Park in Sarawak.
Kampong Bako is famous for the production of shirmp paste commonly known as 'Balacan' by the local through cottage industry.
To go here take a red bus known as Rapid Kuching Bus from the city centre and that's will cost you Rm3.50 per trip..don't go by taxi and its might empty your pocket for the day..Rm45.00 per trip.