Saturday, November 08, 2008

Scenes - Sarikei Nyelong River Bridge - Part 4

Sarikei Nyelong Bridge, Oct 2008
Source: Nelson Yap

Now that the official launch of the Nyelong Bridge is over, let's take our cars for a spin, baby. Forget about the ferry queue and the exhaust fumes. Ready, get set, go!

Sarikei Nyelong Bridge, Oct 2008
Source: Nelson Yap

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 minutes.....Tick tock, tick tock. Kids cried, "Are we there yet?"

Sarikei Nyelong Bridge, Oct 2008
Source: Nelson Yap

11, 12, 13, 14, 15 minutes. Stop clock. Open your eyes, kids.

Bintangor's green orange icon, 2004

Welcome to Bintangor, popularly known as Orange Town! Let's park our cars and do the "must do".

Bintangor famed rojak (salad)
What a great picture!

Savour the famous rojak (salad) at the hawker centre. Wash it down with calamansi (lime) drink. Buy Bintangor limau (oranges). Stroll along the Rejang Wharf Esplanade and have a walk in the local park. Visit relatives.

Sarikei Nyelong Bridge, Oct 2008
Wisma Julbi Mutiara & telecom tower in the background
Source: Nelson Yap

15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, 0 minutes. Welcome home, boys and girls!


Nelson said...

now let's hope for a bridge or ferry service to tanjung manis via (tanjung manis-sibu road). =)

sarawakiana said...

It is delightful to know that finally - yes finally the Nyelong Bridge is completed and it only takes 15 minutes to go between Bintangor and Sarikei.....This has taken 30 years. Now I am too old to enjoy the shortened distance. May the younger generation have the pleasure of travelling faster and safer.


BurungHelang said...

Now people of Sarikei can get out of town even faster. The bridge helps speed up the exodus. Hurrah.

Funkye said...

haven't tried using the bridge before...perhaps someday. didn't know u posted the rojak pic from my old blog...thanks! btw this is quite a nice blog. goin back to sarikei for cny?

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