Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Khoo Hun Yeang Street

Khoo Hun Yeang Street in Kuching, who is him? according to the history, he is rich of selling opium and alcohol and build the shop houses here, his time is under Raja Charles Brooke (1868-1917) & only him can get the license selling for opium and alcohol, sad we can’t see his photo in history. In Japanese WWII, Khoo Hun Yeang was home of the Japanese brothels, which was respectably run, where the Japanese ladies use to play their trade is now & some shops occupied by banks, dispensaries and offices.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Arapaima Fish at Jong Crocodile

Arapaima fish is the largest freshwater in South America, the longest recorded length was 4.52 m,  this can be see at Jong Crocodile Farm, their have a feeding time on 11:30am & 3:30pm.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Batu Bergambar at Sungai Jaong, Santubong

The famous sandstone Batu Bergambar (Picture Rock) with a figure of a human become a tourist attraction, the true fact found in 1000AD, Sungai Jaong is an ancient industrial sites, can be found stoneware pottery, glass beads and iron slag surrounded that area.This rock is still around and today, it is presently under the Sarawak Museum’s care & can be found outside the Sarawak Museum & beside Tun Adul Razak Museum.
Iran Slag

Some of the carved sandstone boulders at the site
According to the study of past history, traders come earliest settlement in Santubong, who came from China and India, usually they come with jars, salt, necklaces and beads and textiles, to make the exchange of resin, bird nests, rhinoceros horn and cane.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sarawak Celebrate 22 July 2013 Independence Day

Old jail Square Tower build on 1879 which was later converted to dancing hall used by Brooke's officers, celebrated 50 years of Independence day.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Kuching Heritage Walk

The oldest china town name after "Attap Street", big burn on wooden shop area with 'Attap' before 1884, rebuilt by first building concrete cement in area china town, right hand side building, the first police station in post office,built by third raja Charles Vyner Brooke, famous architectural firm of Swan and McClaren in Singapore, completed 1932, now is post office.