August 2015

 
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St. Columba's Kindergarten

St. Columba's Kindergarten one of the oldest kindergartens in Miri. Interestingly enough, the building was not built as a kindergarten, it was originally a church - the St. Columba's church - built and completed way back in 3rd September 1922.

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Gunther Holtorf's G-Wagen

Picture of Holtorf's G-Wagen, 'Otto', parked in front of the Bank Islam at Centerpoint, Miri, in mid-2007.

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Sri Gadong Wreck

Sri Gadong was a small steel cargo vessel about 30-meter in length, commissioned to carry sawn timber when it was sunk off the coast of Miri. The wreck is a popular dive site in Miri.

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Umai

Umai is traditionally a standard lunch meal for the Melanau fishermen. Sarawak's "Sashimi" delicacy.

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Bekenu

Bekenu is a small fishing town near Miri, approximately 46 kilometres away from Miri city center. The town has a few very historical rows of shophouses dating back to the 1930s, and a fish market with the usual food centers.

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Atago Maru Wreck

The Atago Maru was originally built as a merchant ship in 1924, at Glasgow by Lithgows & Sons, and is one of the first diesel-engined Japanese registered ships. Sunken off the coast of Lutong in 1944.

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Cathay Cinema (Building)

Located along China Street, Cathay Cinema was one of the three large purpose-built movie theatres in Miri. Like the other cinemas of the time, the building was basically a large hall with rows of seats within and a small stage at the end, with projector screens on the wall.

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Tusan Beach

Tusan Beach is a beautiful beach area near Tusan about an hour's travel time from the city. Along the smooth sandy beach, coral reefs, a waterfall, several cliffsides and a defining feature; a large cliff with a arch eroded through it.

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Old Folks' Street (Lao Ren Jie 老人街 / Persiaran Kabor)

Located in middle of Beautiful Jade Center, Persiaran Kabor, also known as Old Folks' Street (Lao Ren Jie 老人街) is a roofed area in between shoplots where coffeeshops lay out tables and chairs along where folks congregate there for breakfast or tea, drinks, chatting with one another, and passing their time.

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Kelab Rekreasi Petroliam

Kelab Rekreasi Petroliam is a recreational club located in Lutong originally set up for the oil & gas communities there.

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