Trip to Sg. Passin Longhouse - Part 1 (Express Boat)

Traveling by express boat on the Rejang River is one of Sarawak's main attractions.



This is one of the best ways to get a taste of the state's interesting hinterland. On our trip to Sg. Passin longhouse, we had hired an express boat from Sibu to Sg. Passin.



This is how the seats of the express boat look like. The seats was categories into three cabin, First class, Business class and Economy class.



While the boat was leaving from the wharf, i challenged Bengbeng to climb upstairs to the boat instead of sitting inside air-conditioned express boat.



The view from the top of the express boat was really good. I enjoyed the view so much since the weather was good.



A while later, one of the team our member started to be a little bit dizzy.



The journey took us two and a half hours to reach our destination.

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To be continued.......

19 comments:

Hello Kitty said...

how come u so free de~ jealous liao~ u now working or study or travel to everywhere? hahaha :p

Neo said...

Wah, nice boat ride!

xiao wei^.^ said...

will u feel dizzy after sitting at the boat for 2 n de half hours?
Last time we used boat to go 2 kapit but no one sit above de boat.....n after tat all of us kept cold inside the air room.!

emotionalistic said...

Wah, 2.5 hours....I will also feel dizzy by then -_-.

Bengbeng said...

wuah sure was fun sitting on top

Lollii-Pii said...

wah~..I'm xur it was fun..^^

callister said...

hey..u really can do that?
sit on top of the boat??

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Victor Kiu said...

Hellokitty: Where got free??? always busy from monday to sunday! i'm working, studying and travelling now.. ALL IN ONE

Neo: Yup, enjoyed it so much..

Xioawei: erm.. luckily no!! the aircond of that boat wasn't that cold..

emotionalistic: 2.5hours is quite short.. some of the trip taken 4-6hours to get there..

Bengbeng: i know that you enjoyed it alot too..

Lolli-Pii: you can try it next time! So fun!

callister: Ya, sit on the top of the boat!! Lols

Neo said...

Got chicks on top (of the boat) or not?

keeyit said...

First time I see your photos.. hahaha.. not bad..

suituapui said...

Sit on top got fresh air...won't get dizzy lah...only sunburnt! Who's that landlubber so useless? And didn't even go out to sea even!!! Gee! You go here, go there...have so much fun. How come never invite me leh? LOL!!!

Victor Kiu said...

Neo: Chickens?? luckily no~

keeyit: I posted quite a numbers of my photos in my blog~ haha.. Thanks~

Suituapui: Nowonder i didn't get dizzy.. So much fun? still ok lor~ You can join Lions Club if you want to join those events

the donG said...

wow! i too enjoy top ride!!! what an experience it is. i suggest that you'll try the jeepney topride here in the philippines. you'll be amazed!

Victor Kiu said...

Thedong:We have a same interest! jeepney topride? sounds interesting! Gonna try it one day!

Napaboaniya said...

I've not heard of this place in Malaysia before, thanks for introducing it to us :P

So it's a 2 1/2hr boat ride from Penang?

chumpman said...

wow, dats a nice trip. you are lucky that the "motobot" (that's what we call 'em) are air-conditioned and covered well. Last time, on the way to Marudi from Miri, its not air conditioned and we have to open the window a little and when the motobot moves, the water splashed unto us. boy we are so wet that by the time we reached, we looked like we just went for a swim LOL

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