Notes on the Geography of Malaysia: Modern Central Kuching
Along with preserving the city's historic core, Kuching's leaders are building a modern city. Most of it is suburban, but some of it adjoins the old core.
We're up at Fort Margherita and looking across the river in a set of four overlapping pictures. We'll swing right.
Hotels dominate the skyline.
They have the prime locations, for good or ill.
The building at the far right abuts the main bazaar and is... any guesses?
It's the Starplex Cinema, plus garage.
A nice reminder of tradition, combined with a very contemporary profession.
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