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Gosh!!! This place is so absolutely stunning….

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…that it will surely take your breath away.

I’ve read about it somewhere – maybe in travel magazines or in some blogs but had never had the chance to drop by so when my cousins suggested going there for dinner on my 2nd night in Kuching, I jumped at the opportunity without any second thoughts.

I wouldn’t say I was impressed when I saw it on the outside…

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This looked like some processing shed in a rubber plantation or something and the main entrance…

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…seemed quite unassuming despite the presence of some pretty decor here…

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…and there in every nook and cranny…

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Even the main dining hall…

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…did not present an impression of it being any kind of an ethnic or tribal place even with this orang utan around…

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…and some very nice decor here and there including this –

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– the ethnic people here use this very laboriously-handmade beadwork cradle to carry their babies on their backs like a backpack.

However, if you venture into the other sections of the place, you will definitely be impressed by what lies in store…

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This certainly is a much nicer section…

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…and if you think that is all there is to it, wait till you see this part…

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…or this…

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…and here’s another shot of this section…

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Unfortunately, never mind how nice it looks, I wouldn’t be able to have my dinner here as once I get down on the floor, I would need a forklift to get me back on my feet again. LOL!!!

Ah!!! Here’s another orang utan, and a cuter one at that…

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…and here’s another one. Oops!!!…

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Oh no! This isn’t another one of those apes even though Darwin did insist that we humans actually evolved from monkeys; this is Gerald – the very handsome and very friendly young man who owns and manages the place.

In my honest opinion, just the place alone is already worth a visit but of course, the food is what matters most so do come back tomorrow for the continuing episode of…Absolute Tribal! LOL!!!