Life in an Iban longhouse October 21st 2011 Hello everyone,
I had an amazing week, so let’s catch up where we left.
After Sibu I took a rapid boat to Kapit, which is a little town on the river Batang Rajang. The town in itself doesn’t have a lot to offer, but from there, you can visit some Iban longhouse. Let me tell you a bit more about the Iban people.
The Iban were the original inhabitants of the Borneo Island and were farm ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Sarawak » Kapit During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
My name is Melissa. I'm French, but I lived in England for 3 years, and I loved it, so in my head, I'm a bit English too!
I want to travel since I'm a kid, and now that I'm 30, I decided that it was going to be now or never, so it will be now! So I'm on my way to the south east Asia and maybe more.
I don't really have a plan, so I will let the wind decide to where I go!
I love taking pictures (I would love live from that, but I'm not sure I'm good enough yet, but I'm practicing!), so there wi... full info