IN BORNEO, CITY PLEASURES AND JUNGLE ADVENTURE, Article from the New York Times

In Borneo, City Pleasures and Jungle Adventure

By Daniel Robinson,

Published: January 21, 2011

« Kuching, Malaysia, has a cosmopolitan blend of cultures and is a starting point for other excursions. The most extraordinary attractions in the Kuching area, however, are natural. Drive an hour or two out of town and you come to tracts of some of the most ancient and species-rich rain forests on earth. In less than a week, you can plunge into an exotic world of primeval flora and endangered fauna, visit or live with a local tribe, and still have time for urban pursuits i.e. eating and shopping. In addition, many Sarawakians converse comfortably in English, making travel a breeze. »

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