Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Cruise ship passengers visit Semenggoh Wildlife Centre

KUCHING: A large group of German tourists from the cruise ship “M V Columbus” visited the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre at Mile 13 here yesterday afternoon.

According to the ship’s German tour guide, there were 245 of them and they came from all over Germany. Their ages ranged from 16 to 85 and for many of them, this was their first trip to Sarawak.

The ten-year-old cruise ship is Bahamian owned and caters exclusively for German tourists. It can carry 420 passengers and 170 staff.

It arrived at Sim Kheng Hong Port, Kuching yesterday morning and left for Sabah last night.

The tour guide, who preferred to remain anonymous, added that besides Malaysia, the ship was also visiting other parts of Asia, the Carribean and Europe.

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