LAWAS, Sarawak: Tucked deep in the Heart of Borneo, highland communities in Long Semadoh, Sarawak, are getting hands-on lessons on bio-engineering to address eroded riverbanks of upper Trusan River.
Long Semadoh is located at
The Krayan Highlands in the Heart of Borneo is an enchanting place located at an altitude between 760 and 1200 meters.
Unlike the lowlands of Borneo which is known for its hot and humid
The legend of how salt springs were discovered in the Krayan Highlands according to the locals
Long time ago, the whole area of Krayan Highlands was a thick forest. Then came a man who saw
Located at North Kalimantan, Indonesia, Long Bawan is a small town with a small airport which has become the only gateway via air to Krayan Highlands.
Looking back on its history, it was one
Salt plays an important role in not just Sarawakian cuisine, but in Borneo overall.
Besides seasoning, every community, whether they were Iban, Bidayuh or Kadazandusun, used salt as a means to preserve their food.
The Fountain of Youth for Krayan Highlands is rather accessible.
Tales of the fountain of youth have been recounted across the world for centuries. Supposedly, it is a spring that restores the youth of
While in Sarawak we have Batang Kayan river in Lundu, in North Kalimantan they have their own Kayan river too.
North Kalimantan borders the Malaysian states of Sabah to the north and Sarawak to
The mystical story of Upai Semaring (spelled as Yuvai Semaring in Indonesia) is unlike other local legends. It transcends international boundaries, from the Kelabit Highlands of Sarawak, to Long Pa’ Sia in Sabah and
Living near the border between Indonesia and Malaysia, the Krayan Highland communities have one famous saying among themselves: “Harimau di perut, Garuda di dada.” It means ‘tiger in my stomach, Garuda in my heart’,
Long time ago, the Egyptian pyramids were built as tombs for the country’s Pharaohs and their consorts.
Here in the central region of Borneo in the Krayan Highlands, the ancient Lundayeh community built perupun