Tuesday, November 21, 2006

Jewel of Brunei’s rainforest

TEMBURONG: Brunei Darussalam, a placid nation rich in petroleum resources, also has a wealth of pristine rainforest.

Temburong, the least populated district, separated from the rest of Brunei by the Limbang division in Malaysia’s state of Sarawak, is where the rainforest is.

Considered one of Asia’s best nature reserves, the Ulu Temburong National Park and the Kuala Belalong Field Study Centre right in it offer an exciting array of ecotourism and adventure activities.

Unlike elsewhere in Asia, the rainforest here has survived the onslaught of modernisation as Bruneians are firm believers in protecting god’s creation and also due to the nation’s petroleum wealth there is no need to exploit the rainforest re-sources.

Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Jewel of Brunei’s rainforest

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