Category Archives for "Brunei"

5 Photo of the week: Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque

Oil rich Sultanate of Brunei is a country in Borneo home to one of the richest men in the world where Being Bandar Seri Begawan is its capital and pretty much only city. The mosque of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin was completed in 1958 and is a perfect example of modern Islamic architechture. We were […]

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12 What do Monkeys and Oil Have in Common? Backpacking Brunei

Getting to the Sultanate of Brunei from Malaysian Borneo requires crossing a thorough customs process which we covered uneventfully. The funny thing is that we thought we were heading to Bandar Seri Begawan (capital city, Bandar for short), but half an hour into the country we were dropped in Kuala Belait, a small town 2 […]

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