Petrification is found in many folklore and myths around the world. People are turned into stone for many reasons in these legends, but mostly as a punishment for their sins.
Here in Sarawak, there are
Scotland's national poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) may be the last person anybody would have thought had any links to Sarawak. He was considered the pioneer of Romanticism, an artistic movement which emphasises on emotion
Limbang in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is a unique town. It cuts its neigbouring country into half, leaving itself sandwiched between two parts of Brunei Darussalam.
The town is home to mainly Malay, Kedayan,
Margaret de Windt or better known as Ranee Margaret married the second Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Brooke in 1869.
At the young age of 19, she became the first Queen of the Kingdom of Sarawak
As rice is a staple food in Sarawak like any another Asian culture, paddy planting plays an important economical role in the local communities.
Though most people nowadays stock up their rice from supermarkets, there
Putussibau, the capital of the Indonesian regency Kapuas Hulu, is the last market town on the Kapuas river.
Located in the northeastern part of West Kalimantan, it is close to the Indonesia-Malaysian Sarawak border. It is
Borneo has often been referred to as the Amazon of Asia thanks to its high density biodiversity. So if Borneo is the Asian Amazon, the ‘Amazon river’ of this island is none other than
Now famous as an adventure destination, Sabah has a history quite similar to Sarawak in that it once had a 'mengayau' or headhunting tradition which not only included the practice of taking the head,
Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts might be an unfamiliar name today, but about a hundred years ago she was the “richest heiress in England”.
King Edward VII even reportedly described her as “the most remarkable woman in
Unlike other traditional houses in Sarawak, the Melanau tall house was built distinctively higher.
However similar to longhouses of other ethnic groups such as Iban and Kayan, this Melanau traditional house can accommodate up to