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Plans underway to turn Kuching Old Bazaar into major tourism spot, says Sarawak minister | Malaysia

Sarawak Tourism, Arts and, Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah speaks to reporters July 25, 2019. ― Picture by Sulok Tawie
Sarawak Tourism, Arts and, Culture Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah speaks to reporters July 25, 2019. ― Picture by Sulok Tawie

KUCHING, Oct 1 — The Sarawak Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry wants to turn the Kuching Old Bazaar area into a major tourism spot to attract domestic and foreign tourists, its minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said today.

“This is where the old Kuching was born and where the commercial centre was first started,” he told reporters after a soft launch of Kuching Old Bazaar: Cultural Mapping and Tourism Promotion programme.

He said his ministry plans to

Vacationers turn to camping, RVs seeking solitude, distance

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) – Charlene Nibert planned to celebrate her retirement from teaching on an Alaskan cruise. But it was canceled because of the coronavirus.

So Nibert, of New Port Richey, Florida, used the money she’d set aside for the cruise to buy a recreational vehicle. She and a friend are traveling along the East Coast, and on Aug. 6, they were at Roanoke County’s Explore Park.


“This is like the best vacation,” Nibert said, as she relaxed in a folding chair, noting the state’s beauty and cooler temperatures, at least compared to Florida. She’d already been hiking and biking

Vacationers Turn to Camping, RVs Seeking Solitude, Distance | Virginia News

By CASEY FABRIS, The Roanoke Times

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Charlene Nibert planned to celebrate her retirement from teaching on an Alaskan cruise. But it was canceled because of the coronavirus.

So Nibert, of New Port Richey, Florida, used the money she’d set aside for the cruise to buy a recreational vehicle. She and a friend are traveling along the East Coast, and on Aug. 6, they were at Roanoke County’s Explore Park.

“This is like the best vacation,” Nibert said, as she relaxed in a folding chair, noting the state’s beauty and cooler temperatures, at least compared to Florida.