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Pangkalan Bun

Pangkalan Bun


Pangkalan Bun is largely another transit city, with an airport, some hotels and very few ways to spend your time. But if you want something better than backpacker digs before or after visiting Tanjung Puting, you’ll only find it here.

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Kumai The port of departure for Tanjung Puting National Park, Kumai is also known for its bird-nest business, which fills the town with screeching warehouses. A handful of guesthouses and warungs line the main street, Jl Idris. Backpackers sometimes meet here to share the price of a klotok. There’s an[…]

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