Crocodile statuary at the water's edge

Kuching Waterfront

The hotel district skyline as seen from the waterfront

The hotel district skyline as seen from the waterfront

Here’s a few shots from the Kuching Waterfront, the biggest tourist attraction in town. It runs for about a kilometer along the Sarawak River, from the historic wharf district with its wet market and shophouses to highrise hotels and shopping malls on the far end. One lovely thing about Kuching is that from almost any point in town it is possible to see tree-covered mountains in the distance.

There was a very famous man-eating crocodile around here known as

Gambier Market as seen from the waterfront

Gambier Market as seen from the waterfront

Crocodile statuary at the water's edge

Crocodile statuary at the water's edge

Bujang Senang, the carefree bachelor. The name evokes the same feeling to me that the “merry widow” does in English. Crocodiles possibly lurking in the water doesn’t stop the river from being used for all sorts of events, including longboat races that were held here a few weeks back.

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