Borneo is the third largest island in the world and contains one of the oldest rainforests on our planet; which is home to many endemic plants and animals. It is divided administratively by three countries: Malaysia, Brunei and Indonesia. Before I started planning our trip to Borneo, I thought getting there and around would be complicated but it turns out that reaching Borneo’s natural treasures was quite easy. We used the city of Kuching in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo as our launching point. Less than two hours flight from Singapore, Kuching is touted as Borneo’s most “sophisticated” city. Here’s what sophistication looks like for a city that is the gateway to one of the oldest rainforests in the world.
I don’t know how other travel bloggers keep up with their writing while they are travelling but I’m struggling here. I usually write after the kids go to bed but I find that I’m ready for bed before the kids are most nights! With my brain already in sleep mode, any words that come resemble that of a toddler’s. Borneo. Jungle. Animals. So you’re going to get fewer words from me for upcoming posts but I’ll try to make up for it in photos. Coming up: orangutans and eating from the jungle.