Take Me To Sarawak

Take Me To Sarawak is a travel show that aims to take viewers, both locals and tourists to places that you may not have heard of but definitely have to see, experience and taste. It’s time to go off the beaten track!

 

Genre: Travelogue & Culture
Language: English
Year: 2021

Duration: 6 Episodes x 30 Minutes
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Show Format: HD

Episodes

Episode 1 – Hidden Secrets in Kuching, Bamboo Rafting & The Last Ring Ladies
In this pilot episode, we’ll show you the best hidden secrets in Kuching while on a bike tour, bamboo rafting at Semadang River, and spending time with one of the last surviving ring ladies in the world.

Episode 2 – Bermukun, Gula Apong & Keringkam
Episode 2 brings you to see Sarawak Malay’s traditional bermukun performance at Teluk Melano, learn the process of making gula apong at Kampung Pinggan Jaya and see the art of keringkam by a mother-daughter duo at Kampung Lintang.

Episode 3 – Melanau Culture in Mukah
Episode 3 brings you to the coastal town of Mukah to walk you through the culture and history of the Melanau community like sago, umai, batik linut and traditional healing rituals.

Episode 4 – Rice Coffee, Salt Mine & Eco-Printing in Ba’kelalan
At 3,000 feet above sea level, Ba’kelalan is home to the Lun Bawang community. Reconnect with nature and learn how to make rice coffee from Nanung paddy, visit a salt mine to see how natural hill salt is processed and learn the art of eco-print, which includes hammering leaves on fabric!

Episode 5 – Penawan Waterfalls, Ceramic Beads & Kampung Awat-Awat in Lawas
Home to a large community of Lun Bawang people, Lawas is a popular transit town nestled between the border of Brunei and Sabah. Eat, hunt and play the Lun Bawang way at Penawan Waterfall Eco Park, discover the process of handmade ceramic bead-making in Long Tuma and deliver traditional kuih by boat around the water villages of Kampung Awat-Awat.

Episode 6 – Tahai Fish, Talun Bark Cloth & Merarap Hot Springs in Lawas
From floating villages to waterfalls and mountain tops, Lawas is the place that has it all. See the smoking process of Tahai fish — a famous smoked fish so good that it was dubbed the ‘drug’ of Lawas, make clothes from the bark of the Talun tree and finally, take a dip in the Merarap hot springs.