Typical Tuesday & A Teaser

Attended my 2nd week lecture class in the morning and we will be going for a field trip this weekend. Yes, yes, yes!!! 🙂 I’m prety excited about it and Niah Cave is the location to further explore. I can’t wait for the mini expedition and […]

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My Research Challenges

I’ve shared my research experiences among close friends, some in my blog, but I felt it will give more impact if some of the experiences are captured ‘frozen’. So, I do a little bit of ‘digging’ some photos in my research gallery and here are some […]

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The Heirloom Story

I’m working with my research partner, Terry on something that is very exotic and rare. The uniqueness about this project is about my family heirloom. The plan is not only to present it as a paper submission for the upcoming Borneo Research Council Conference 2010 […]

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The Fork

In Baram area, the Penan community can be categorized into 2 big groups – Penan Silat and Penan Selungo. The Penan Silat are originally from Silat river, some of them are still residing there and some had migrated to the lower area of Baram river […]

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The ‘Helicopter’ Fruit

To some it may look weird and its a fruit to a species of a tree which is locally known as ‘Pokok Engkabang’ or ‘Engkabang Tree’. It has 4 or sometime 5 wing leaves and when it fall from its tree, it will spin. To the […]

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Long Akah Fort – The Forgotten Cultural Heritage

I pressume not many of us knew the existence of Long Akah Fort. During the old days, the Long Akah Fort is better known as ‘Kubu’ among the Orang Ulu community along the Baram river. For the record, there are 2 forts built in Baram […]

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The Return of An’ Escape’

5:30am Waking up feeling so cold. Sounds of cricket, birds and the river rapids from a distance works as an alarm clock. A beautiful feeling that one has to experience it’s own. 5:35am Grabbed my toiletries bag, headed for the bathroom for my morning shower. The water […]

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