Welcome to dayakwanderer.com I go by that name due to the fact that the Dayak Ibans of Borneo have a rites of passage called the "bejalai" which translate into wander. This "bejalai" or wandering is a journey or expedition undertaken by the Iban men with the intent of acquiring material profit or social prestige. As... Continue Reading →
This is a look at the behind the scenes of tuning the bamboo used by the Lun Bawang Bamboo Flute and Bass Band in Ba'kelalan.
This is about a bead exhibition by Sarawak's renowned fine artist, Ramsay Ong. This is a brief look at a different side of his art. After all, in Sarawak's Art Community, mention his name and immediately tree bark painting comes to mind.
This is a quick guide to Latak Waterfall in Lambir Hills National Park in Miri, Sarawak and is a popular day trip destination for locals and tourists. On hot warm weekends, a dip in Latak Waterfall provides a much needed relief from the hot weather.
This is a brief description of the Padawan Pitcher Plant Garden in Kota Padawan, which is about thirty minutes drive south of Kuching, Sarawak. It serves as a lovely introduction and an opportunity to have a closer look at the various types of pitcher plants found in Borneo, particularly in Sarawak.
Short review of Umgawa Zipline Eco Adventure Langkawi, Malaysia. For those seeking some adrenaline rush, this is a perfect half day tour to try out in Langkawi. Umgawa features 12 ziplines, one double zipline and three sky-bridges
Brief travelling information to Niah National Park from Miri. Gazetted in 1974, the park size is about 3100 hectares and is famous for it's Great Cave where archaeological findings of the oldest remains of a homo sapiens in South East Asia.
Coco Cabana , Marina Bay, Miri will host of the 13th edition of the Borneo Jazz Festival. This year, the festival will, for the first time, will span for over 3 days from May 11 to 13, 2018. The Festival owners, the Sarawak Tourism Board and the event organizers, No Black Tie, is set to... Continue Reading →