Market at Jalan Satok
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a glimpse of the fat squirming grubs, sieet, or unique wild
ferns "midin" and other jungle produce sold in
makeshift stalls by the roadside, or simply on empty rice
sacks lain on the ground.
place truly comes alive with a riot of colors, smells and
dialects as the locals converge to buy their weekly
produce. Traders sell handicrafts, clothes, fresh
produce, food and drinks and much more. This is also an
excellent excuse for picture taking opportunities.
an outing to the market, and be prepared to face a bevy of
smiles, fierce haggling and friendly faces in the true
Sarawakian warmth and charm.
Once you've worked up an appetite strolling
through the market, head for one of the local chinese coffee
shops for breakfast. The perfect way to start the day, if
you ask the regulars, is with a cup of strong Sarawakian
coffee and a pau, or bun, stuffed with savoury meat.
the famous Borneo Orchids are the Lady’s Slipper (Paphiopedilum
Sanderianum), Caelogyne Pandurata, a unique green and
black-flowered orchid, the Bulbophyllum Beccari, a species
which release a rotten smell, Vanda Dearej, a fragrant
flower and the Phalaenopsis Violacea or commonly known as
Orchid Normah, which was declared the state flower of
Sarawak on Aug 28, 1983.
to the park is free.