Barambang Island, Brunei
Barambang island Reviews
The not so typical side of Brunei Feb 22, 2009
The island of Barambang, even though remote is very easily accessed from the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan. Take a water taxi that would cost you around 2 brunei dollars to get across and the ride only take about 10 minutes.
There is only one road on the island so getting lost is not really possible, unless of course you venture off road.
There is only one public transportation there and that is by an old van belonging to a man called Haji Wahab. The ride cost about 50 cent to a dollar. There is no taxi around and people get around by bicycle, motorbikes or by foot. The island is not that big and it takes about 1 to 2 hour walk to get from one side of the island to the other. There are only three shops selling only basic stuff and I could not find any official place to stay there overnight like a hostel or chalet so the only option is to campout or simply ask the generousity of the people there to let you stay overnight. There is also no restaurant there.
Places to see there are:
1) Bukit Bujang Pahang (hill)
2) Abandoned coal mine
3) Natural spring water
4) The bamboo water spout (try taking a shower there)
5) Batu Berpangkat (tiered rocks)
6) Gua Kelawar (Bat cave)
7) The amazing ariel view of Limbang, Malaysia and Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei.
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