Location : Sambas-Aruk, Kalimantan Barat, Indonesia.

Driving back via Sambas instead of Takek was a wise choice and the Trans Kalimantan road was near perfect being newly completed thanks to Pak Jokowi. That was in April, by the way, and things could change pretty fast given the number of heavy vehicles that had or would ply this way.

Along this Sambas/Aruk road there were many junctions on the left that could lead to the coastal places such as Sekura, Liku, Galing, Paloh and Temajuk. Other than Temajuk, the rest are definitely on our list of places in Sambas to explore.

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Sambas town

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Paloh junction
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Galing junction

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Gua Maria Santok road sign

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After 15min at Gua Maria, we decided to leave for the Aruk/Biawak border to continue another 2 hours to Kuching, ending our 5 day trip.

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Upcoming cafe with a scenic view next to this convenience store

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Sei Bening/Tanjung last junction.

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Aruk checkpoint
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Biawak Immigration, Malaysia side of the border

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