From her college years and well into adulthood, Haze Jalalludin had heard so much about the world-famous Rainforest World Music Festival ranging from incredible experiences to head scratching anecdotes. It was time for her to personally check the rainforest legends and play mythbuster in the jungles of Sarawak, Malaysia.
Curious about the non-conforming customs (and the food) of Sarawak’s Kaul Festival, our resident Bornean took on the task to dig deeper into the Melanau’s unique festival.
Words & Photos: Ari Fajar
Dance transcends race, religion, culture and creed. More than just physical movements set to music, dance fuses action, space, time and energy into a beautiful expression of emotions and feelings, cultures and traditions. Here are some of the most elegant, enduring and inspiring dances from around the world.
Words: Efi Hafizah Hamzah
A city boy’s adventure in a tropical jungle
By Stanley Liew
We woke up very early in the morning in Miri, Sarawak, about six if I recall correctly. I was still tired, having just arrived the night before via AirAsia. But we have a long journey ahead so it’s best for us to get a good head start.
Discovering Kuching on a shoestring
By Jovin Wong
It’s hard, yes. Travelling for one and travelling for four is very different but not impossible. With the right kind of help and proper planning, I successfully took my parents and my sister to the ‘Land of the Hornbills’–Sarawak in East Malaysia.
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