On arrival the playful long-tailed macaque monkeys were already at the beach of Bako National Park welcoming us! Er, no…they were indeed having crabs for breakfast.
Shortly before leaving Singapore, we spontaneously booked a flight to Kuching, East Malaysia without much planning.
Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, also known as “Cat” city from direct translation, has indeed nothing to do with cats but is a good base to make day trips to the national parks in the region.
There are altogether five national parks (Bako, Gunung Gading, Kubah, Tanjung Datu and Talang Satang), three national reserves (Wind Cave, Sama Jaya, Semenggoh), and two wildlife sanctuaries (Samunsam, Pulau Tukong).
We picked the most visited one, Bako National Park, because we wanted to see the Proboscis …