Thursday, December 01, 2016

Batang Ai Exploration with Wilson Chin and Friends 婆罗洲探险者巴当艾游记

Batang Ai, Borneo Paradise...
This is the longboat that we use to one of the traditional longhouse along the Ai river (Batang Ai)
这是我们的乘坐的长舟,看来虽然窄小,但是很舒服。
The view along the Ai river (Batang Ai) 
巴当艾的风景宜人,水坝里的水面风平浪静
This is our boatman, a very fiendly person. He share with us many of the culture and history here
这是我们的船夫,在这趟旅途中和我们分享了许多关于巴当艾的历史与文化
A bost ride to one of the traditional longhouse along the Ai river (Batang Ai)
巴当艾的溪流上,长舟是唯一的交通工具
Iban longhouse to be seen along the Ai river (Batang Ai)
在巴当艾的溪流上随处都可见到依班族的长屋,多数都是现代化了
Travel upriver to visit more longhouse
船夫带我们到上流,去拜访更多的长屋
According to the locals, the water is yellow because there are logging camp on up stream
根据当地人的解说,溪水是黄色,这是因为上流有伐木公司不断的在开发森林伐木
Manual paddling with bamboo against the water current
当地人利用手力来推动他们的长舟
no electronic here, no mobile reception. Swimming is one of the entertainement here at the Ai river
巴当艾的其中一个乐趣就是游泳,这里的水很深,要当心
A group photo with the chief of the longhouse (in blue pants), and our boatman (2nd right)
长屋的酋长(右一)船夫(右二)酋长夫人(右三)和我的队友们合影



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