Thursday, April 14, 2011

Kuching Day 1 : Damai & Santubong




So, we started our Day 1 in Kuching with the famous
Mee Kolok and Laksa Sarawak! Makan kenyang-kenyang sebelum jalan-jalan. Hehehehe.... 

On the way to Damai
Thereafter, we headed to Damai & Santubong which took 30 minutes drive from the Kuching town. Unfortunately we did not get clearer picture of the Gunung Santubong. *sigh*


A legend often associated with the mountain is of two beautiful princesses, Santubong and Sejinjang. Santubong was an expert weaver while Sejinjang was an excellent rice tresher. One day, they had a quarrel and exchanged blows. Sejinjang swung her tresher which hit Santubong's cheek. Santubong threw her weaver at Sejinjang, hitting her in the head. Putting an end to the quarrel, the King of Heaven cursed both of them into mountains. Santubong turned into Mount Santubong while Sejinjang was turned into Mount Sejinjang. It is said that Mount Santubong resembles a woman lying on her back. (Source : Wikipedia).


The stoned-Princess Santubong

The famous pit stop at Damai that you won't want to miss is the Kampung Budaya Sarawak. Unfortunately (again?!), we didn't make our entrance to the Kampung this round. Since we still got other places to go, we try as much as we can to keep the kids in GOOD mood! It's not easy to vacay with kids ok! Kalau the kids nangis-nangis, manada mood mau jalan-jalan kan. So, we just take pics at the entrance. Ok la ba kan?!

The entrance of Kampung Budaya Sarawak




Us


Next is Damai Beach Resort with less than 10 mins drive from Kampung Budaya Sarawak. Damai Beach Resort is the premier beach resort with nice view of the Gunung Santubong.



Huge Congkak and Chess set

For info, admission fee of RM3 per adult is applicable for day admission to the Resort. Ramai urang pigi mandi-manda sana ba!


The Beach
Rayyan manja-manja sama Anty Corina! :D

Coming up next is the Muzium Kucing and Pasar Satok! *wink*

11 comments:

  1. waa..Cantik oo tempat dia...Ehmm..1 hari perjalanan ohh kan...Banyak lah tempat kamu pigi...?

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  2. jeles sa ni...ndak sabar sa mo tunggu July.........kuching mari!!

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  3. belum sampai lagi saya sini.. ^_^

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  4. atuk oi jeles sa ni..heheh ko ada p taman negara mulu ka

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  5. ala sayang kamu tdk termasuk tu kg budaya sarawak kan Just..

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  6. Julie ~ hehehe.. buli la.. asal tesampai mana2 yg patut. :D susah mo pi bnyk tmpt klu bawa budak.


    Angel Bear ~ Ko bln 7 p Kuching, sia p langkawi. hehehe...


    CathJ ~ sbb ko p tempat jauh2 ba selalu. heheeh...


    beaty ~ doi gia beaty.. mana la larat mo bw tu budak p tmpt2 gitu tu... :D


    Stella ~ ya ba stel.. jeles sia ko dpt pakai tu baju dorang. lain kali la.. :D

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  7. Hi Just,

    Sedapnya nampak the Mee Kolok and the satay. I've only been to Kuching once in 2004. My husband yang took me there jalan-jalan before proceding to Sibu his hometown, which is 8 hours via bus tapi kami naik kapal la that time hehehe..imagine how big is Sarawak, lebih kurang dari KK mau pi Tawau kali tu.

    Sayang I didnt have much picture in Kampung Budaya Sarawak tu.. nanti mau cari-cari where did I put that pictures.. ada time nanti sia post.

    I'm glad you enjoy the holiday. Kuching is a very clean city juga kan..dont know if its still like that nowadays.

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  8. wah cantik2 gmbar..:) rindu pula mo makan mee kolok tu... lama suda x makan..:)

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  9. cross fingers im gonna be back to swak cultural village for the RWMF 2011!

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  10. Nora - oo sibu pulak your hubby. ba, your next vacay make it kuching la. hehehhe.. masih clean city lg tu nora. :D



    FA ~ for info, ada sia tapau tu mee kolok! muahahahah


    Carol ~ great!!!

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  11. kami tidak sempat pg damai beach..telampau penat sudah bejalan di SCV hu hu hu..

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