Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Miri Trip

This is my first time to visit this oil city, Miri. Before I come here, I didn't expect much from this trip. I am just expecting it to be a city get away trip. The trip covers the place of interest, food & nature walk. It is really amaze to discover that such a small city has a very well mainteince public park and has quite a number of good food stalls. Most tourist will just stop by Miri airport to go to Gua Mulu (the largest cave in the world). From Miri, there is flight from MAS Wings to go to Mulu. Expect to see many expatriate here as there is two multinational oil company-Shell & Petronas residing in Miri.

Took MAS flight to go there.

Complete set of breakfast.

Delicious nasi lemak.

Arriving Miri Airport.

First time seeing MAS Wings aeroplane (ATR 72-500) same model as what Firefly have.

Long country road heading to Berkenu for lunch.

Miri town view from Canada hill.

The Grand Old Lady is the first oil well in Malaysia.

Very informative petroleum museum but lack of mainteince.

Tea Time at New Sau Pau Cafe
Taste:9/10(Delicious.Their char siew pau is good).
Price:6/10(Moderate & reasonable).

This is how the shop look like. Location near Miri The Courts Electrical chain.

The pau is fantastic.

Sarawak Kalo Noodles
Taste:9/10(Delicious. Although the noodles is plain but the flavour is natural)
Price:8/10(Cheap. Only RM2.50 per bowl).

The noodles does not look black.

Breakfast on 2nd day

Assorted type of vegetables dumplings.

So wonderful.

The stall selling vegetable dumplings.

Nice hot Milo.

Delicious kueh chap.

Krokop market is the main attaction for citizen of Brunei. The price here is slightly more expensive.

Buy some original pepper from this government agency.

Tamu Muhibbah wet market.

Market for the locals.

Sea horse is Miri mascot.

Parks beside Taman Selera seaside.

Very special toilet. 5 stars toilet!

Miri public park is very well mainteince.

Pictures around the public park.

Clean & nice pool.

Great suspension bridge. Instead of normal track, they have build suspension bridge for walk.

San Ching Tian Temple-largest Taoist temple in South East Asia.

Shell training centre in Shell city.

Petronas tank.

Petronas employees hostel.

Shanghai Cafe
Taste:9/10(Delicious. Good sarawak laksa here).
Price:6/10(Moderate & reasonable. Price at RM5 for big portion).

Laksa Sarawak.

Heading to Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort.

View of Gua Niah area from a far.

Monkey business on boat.

The lake is full of fish.

Short jungle walk.

Around the resort view.

Buffet Lunch at One Tree Hill Cafe
Taste:8/10(Good. Mutton & vegetables here is good).
Price:Included in the admission fees to Borneo Rainforest.

The signboard.

A place to add energy after morning walk.

Simple lunch.

Variety of local food to choose from.

Salad counter.

Mee suah.

Fruit and dessert.

Miri Handicraft centre. Just like Central Market in KL.

Taman Bulatan. Another nice public park.

Finally after 3 days here, its time to go home. Took the earliest flight at 6.20am as other flights on that day is full. 6.00am here is equivalent to 7am in Peninsular Malaysia.

Coming back to KL meal. I ordered fried noodles set.


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