Day 1 in Kuching – starting work at MRSM School

After a quick freshen up at our hotel we headed to MRSM School where we met the student team Nat, Maira, Nina and Alwinas well as the lead teacher Hamidah, the Head, and the amazing team from the Sarawak Orchid Society

We unpacked the air-freighted lamina flow cabinet, the lab that had travelled successfully in our luggage, and the seed and seedlings which again looked fine after their journey. Some starter activities to get to know each other and to begin to learn about orchid seed and seedlings has set us up for a productive day tomorrow.

Well done to Jess, Tallis and Chloe for being so brilliant after the long flight.

We popped to a supermarket after leaving the schools to buy a few consumables such as bleach and then headed off to visit the beach at the foot of Mount Santubong.

It was a stunning spot with the rainforest of Santubong running down to the sea, all bathed in a golden sunset.


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  1. Rachel Flecker says:

    Wow – it looks amazing! Sleep well tonight people.

  2. Zoe Parfitt says:

    Well done to the team, working very hard from the get go. Stunning scenery. Looking forward to more updates!