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The Ultimate Rainforest Experience in Borneo

One day in Ulu-Temburong National Park – the highlight of Brunei

One of the – admittedly not too many – highlights of a visit to Brunei or to Borneo in general is definitely a trip into the tropical rainforest. Brunei is known to be equipped with the most pristine and best-preserved rainforest of Borneo – Ulu-Temburong National Park. How to visit and what thrilling things to do there, I’d like to tell you with this article.
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Mosque in Brunei Darussalam

Brunei – worth a trip?

48 Hours in the small Southeast Asian sultanate

Brunei Darussalam, „Abode of Peace” – for some reasons the small sultanate which shares a part of the island of Borneo with its neighbors Malaysia and Indonesia had made it onto my bucket list quite a while ago. “What the hell do you want there?”, my boss used to ask me. And, in fact, even my Lonely Planet “Southeast Asia on a shoestring”, the holy bible for backpackers and travelers in South East Asia, dedicates only 12 out of 850 pages to the tiny country in Borneo’s north. However, the attractions that were mentioned there sparked my interest: the best-preserved rainforest of Southeast Asia, the oldest and biggest water settlement in the world and at least two noteworthy mosques – isn’t that something?
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