Friday, January 18, 2013

Pasar Serikin, Bau, Sarawak

Pasar Serikin is located 80km from Kuching and about 15km from Bau. Pasar Serikin is a border town between Malaysia and Indonesia. Every weekend (Saturday and Sunday), traders from Malaysia and Indonesia open their zinc stalls to sell various items. Traders will setup their stalls Saturday morning and pack out on Sunday evening. Locals may advice that to go shopping on Sunday morning as traders may sells cheaper on that time because on Sunday evening, they will pack back to Indonesia.

The surrounding area is quite hot because the location is very near to equator. It is advisable to drive early if you are from Kuching because it will take 2 hours to reach there. There is no petrol pump so make sure you fill your petrol in Kuching.

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