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Mar 2, 2019 - Muara, Brunei Darussalam

After 2 days at sea, sailing from Sihanoukville Cambodia, to Muara Brunei, we disembarked to a bus tour. Admittedly not our favourite, but options were limited. The majority of the tour was drive bys or brief stops for photo ops. The one place that we did get to visit is the Polo Club. The interesting part of this country is that it is one of the last truly Sultunates (the other is Oman) where the Sultan owns and operates the country. Brunei almost joined Malaysia in the early seventies, when it discovered a massive amounts of offshore oil...

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Dec 14, 2011 - Borneo - Brunei - Day 10 & 11 - Brunei, a Rich, Islamic, small, and very Friendly country

Hello from Brunei. Brunei Darussalam is one of the smallest non-island countries on earth. It is one of the most ancient sovereign states in South-east Asia and references to Poli, Puni or Bunlai, believed to be Brunei’s early names. Brunei is situated between Sarawak and Saba and is its own country and has its own currency - the Brunei dollar. Brunei was the seat of a powerful sultanate that wielded power over the whole of Borneo and the southern Philippines in 1888, it became a British Protectorate and a British resident was installed in...

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