Kampong Ayer

Kampong Ayer

floating on a wooden boat through the Venice of the East

Location: 

Kampong Ayer, Brunei

Duration: 

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Personal highlights

  1. Kampong Ayer: unique settlement on stilts in the capital of Brunei
  2. Venice of the East: settlement of Bandar Seri Begawan since 15th century
  3. Today: this historic part of the city is a big tourist attraction
  4. Boat Ride: sharing a ride with two travellers from Australia
  5. Ramadan: perfect opportunity to drink my coffee in private

Image sources

  1. Kampong Ayer
  2. Living on the water in Brunei
  3. Drying laundry outdoors
  4. High police checkpoint
  5. Riding on a wooden boat

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