If you are in West Kalimantan, take a chance to traveling to Malaysian Part of Borneo in State of SARAWAK and its capital city "KUCHING" or to Brunei Darussalam Sultanate with its capital Bandar Seri Begawan. If you are a citizen from one of Ten Asian countries, you don't need to process an entrance VISA, just show your passport to an Indonesian...more
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I was taken an evening bus from Pontianak to Kuching, the bus depart from Pontianak downtown at 09.00 PM, arrive at Entikong in the early morning at about 05.00 AM and all bus passengers should process to the Indonesia immigration check point, thence after in only 3 minutes walking distance to Tebedu, Malaysian Immigration check point to process...more
Book your Air Aisa ticket, fly to Kuching of East Malaysia. At Kuching's main bus station (Jalan Datuk Tawi Sli, also dubbed as "3 and a half miles") you can buy long hour bus ticket to Singkawang 7 hours aircon. The route bypass Tebedu-Entikong border crossing checkpoint, you can change your mind at half way (if you want to go to Pontianak). There...more
Firstly, I have to admit my ignorance, when I was told that there were Barramundi in singkawang, lubuk kalang bauh surprised. Thinking they were only native to Australia, it was pointed out to me that these fish in fact populate many freshwater lakes throughout Asia. So I went along to Bor Num Lake with a friend of mine (aphen); who is also a keen...more
There are many beaches within a short trip from Singkawang. Walk for days around these mostly deserted beaches. Some cheapo accommodation is available. One of the beaches that I hiked around was known as pantai batu payung.RegardsBarry Acottwww.barryacott.commore
If you take a bus from Pontianak to Kuching vise verse, surely you should process your passport at Indonesia Immigration Office at Entikong as well as to Malaysian Immigration Office at Tebedu.
If you take an evening bus, it will leave Pontianak at about 09.00 PM and arrive at Entikong at about 05.00 AM, all passenger off from the bus and proceed an exit permit from Indonesian Immigration then continue to proceed an entrance permit to Malaysian Immigration.
There is also a morning bus which leave Pontianak at about 09.00 AM