Saturday, November 14, 2009

Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort - Living his dream

Perseverance in what you do is the sure way to success and happiness, insists Henry Law Ing Hua, 58, whose dogged pursuit of his dream of an agro-tourism resort has made him “the luckiest man in the world”.

Law was just eight when he was trained to follow in his father’s footsteps in the family nursery business. The late Lau Siong Nguong, a pioneer in the nursery business and an expert in bud-grafting fruit trees, established Kai Nguong Nursery in Sibu in the early 60s.

Law’s early association with plants nurtured in him an appreciation for mother nature and everything living and growing within it.

“Since my teenage years, I have dreamt of owning a piece of land where I could create a beautiful garden,” Law recalls.

He has now acquired that land and is transforming it into an agro-tourism park with many beautiful chalets and gardens. Law is the man behind Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort at km36 on the Miri-Bintulu Road in northern Sarawak.

Visiting the resort, about 30 minutes’ drive from Miri, I find the resort owner to be extremely affable and down-to-earth, and most willing to talk.

“After completing Form Five in Sibu, I took over the management of Kai Nguong Nursery as my father branched out to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah,” Henry says, as we lunch at the resort’s One Tree Hill CafĂ©.

Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort - Living his dream

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

kudos to your endeavor all this while in promoting agro-tourism. Malaysia can really use some great talent like you. keep up the hard work. God bless.
(is there a website where i can access to the details of your resort?)