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Martin Malik
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My name is Martin and this is my story. I travel because it is fun and a great way to continue self-education which enriches the worldview and opens my eyes to unnoticeable things, both in the distant countries and the closest ones. Let's get to know other cultures but let's also respect and defend our own.

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TECHNOLOGICAL PRISON WITH GLASS WALLS

My account has been blocked many times for publishing truth and conservative views.

Facebook is a leftist fortress, that truth defines as "hate speech", and common sense as "discrimination." It even happened that Facebook removed the post of pope emeritus Benedict XVI, because it was too conservative - but professionally speaking, it didn't meet the Facebook's "community standards".

In addition, Facebook regularly removes "likes" from right-wing websites and brings them down in search results. Facebook in theory "allows" to promote articles criticizing homosexual propaganda and anti-immigrant policies , but at the same time it does not promote them, because the number of visits in such posts is frozen.

The best known intelligence agencies in the world are: CIA, FBI, MI5, MOSSAD, KGB ..... Google and Facebook. By creating a Facebook account, you set up your own police file!

Think well before you give information about yourself on this important wing of the CIA. We live in times when it is not necessary to brutally interrogate "the enemies of the revolution", if there is a device thanks to which people willingly say what they have done, and even what they will do. Facebook knows who you are connected to; and if you are really naive, it also knows your family and your car registration number. To the secret services, Facebook is a dream come true.

Facebook is a mine that extracts information about you instead of coal, and makes money on your privacy. Really, there is no privacy anymore, and technology becomes more dangerous. As confirmed by Facebook's founder silence, I think that even if you delete your FB account, the info about you stays with them forever.

To those who doubt in "freedom of speech", I advise to learn how to fake your IP address. The first rule is that IP address does not travel with the user, although there are other ways. If someone is an "intolerant racist", and wants to write on FB that: English people are white and only white, that he doesn't want to transform Big Ben into a minaret, and that anus was designed only for toilet purposes, then it is better to post such comments outside of your address, because otherwise, as I have read: "the brave men in police uniforms have no problem in finding a delinquent who promotes an extremist material". This is not Communism by the way , but "progressive democracy".

In addition, Facebook is designed to be addictive. Its template quickly catches the eye, it lets people to complain about social and political matters, and those who feel lonely have their own communities on FB, so they don't feel that lonely anymore. Users are rewarded and punished, that's why they try to present themselves the best the can in the eyes of their communities. They unconsciously open the door to police, secret services, and foreign consulates issuing visas . FB and other social networking sites promote false, improved image of their own reality, for which they want to be admired and rewarded.

Dreams vs Reality- on social platforms.

Do not try to promote an improved image of yourselves on the internet, because you are chasing an unreal dream, which could become a terrible mental blow during the first brutal contact with reality.

Instead, I advise you to learn manual jobs which develop thinking and independence - (carpentry, construction, plumbing, herbology), so we don't end up with a generation of idiots, whose whole world ends with stupid selfies and Facebook likes.

Twitter is another Marxist platform led by Marxist trash; and that's why my Twitter account has been already suspended. Generally on Twitter, church and white people can be offended at will, but on the other hand criticism of homosexual movements and anti-liberal, non-globalist views lead to account suspension. I also noticed that especially quotes from the Bible, to Twitter are like salt in the eye.

When it comes to women, I advise them to learn how to bake cakes for their husbands, instead of flexing their buds on Instagram. Social media is also designed to outcast people from the real society, because people whose attention is constantly hijacked by tablets, smartphones and computers, do not have time to interact with real people.

“People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think.”

— Aldous Huxley

Throw away your smartphone, and use cheap trashy phones without internet access, and use temporary SIM cards with them. After a week or two, burn them and use another disposable trashy phone. You will be safer and you will keep more privacy from the constantly stalking You eyes of the Big Brother. If several million people did it, smartphones would be free, on a condition of long contracts and internet connection. Stop wasting your life on pressing buttons on your smartphone that you don't even fully understand, and which have already taken over your freedom. Instead, talk to a living human being, have connection with the natural beauty, and your phone can be as primitive as possible.

In my point of view phone addiction is a dangerous disease of civilization

"Freedom of speech" on social media is not free, privacy is like golden dust, and officially it is neither Communism nor censorship, but "progressive democracy" based on total invigilation - through creating a pleasant and technically advanced concentration camp with glass walls!

"Believe nothing you hear, and only half the you see."

- Edgar Allan Poe

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Whilst travelling from the Christian remains of Constantinople and the ancient sands of Persia, through the Himalayas, the Great Wall of China and the dense jungles of Borneo, I realized that the world must have its order. Therefore despite my beautiful adventures and experiences I always remembered which culture I myself belonged to, and I also appreciated the beauty and values of our beautiful - White Christian civilization.

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Visa trip to Brunei

By: Martin Malik

Trip to Brunei

 

A brief account of my trip to the Sultanate of Brunei. A small, interesting country on the island of Borneo, where one can see tropical forests, nice beaches, proboscis monkeys and a brief introduction to the oil industry.

 

Last time I was in Brunei in 2012, but only for a few days and only in the capital Bandar Seri Begawan. In 2018 I was just traveling in the Philippines, and at some point my two-month visa was close to expire, and the new one in the Philippines cost a lot of money. For that reason I thought that it would be better if I take the cheapest flight to Brunei, I would spend there for a few days and then go back to the Philippines, where I would get a free visa for 1 month. My visa trip to Brunei turned out to be an extraordinary adventure, because I stayed in Brunei for 8 days, even though I was planning to stay 4 days the longest. After Brunei I organized an expedition to the Malaysian state of Sabah in Borneo, which took me about a month.

My return to the Philippines for a free visa took me much longer than I planned, but it was irrelevant to me, because I had a wonderful adventure at the end of the world.

Southeast Asia has a lot more to offer than just one Thailand. Traveling in this region of Asia is also a culinary journey among the interesting nations of many cultures.

Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB).

Brunei is an underrated country, often called a „boring oil-rich Muslim state”. It is true that not a lot is going on in Brunei, and that the country’s economy is based on oil. However, Brunei has an attractive small capital Bandar Seri Begawan (BSB), the largest village on water Kampong Ayer, and it also has a river and mangrove forests, with residents such as proboscis monkeys and crocodiles.

Things to see in Brunei

Brunei also has a tropical forest in the Temburong exclave, nice beaches, good Malay and Indian food, good shopping and interesting museums. Therefore, I do not agree that there is apparently „nothing to see” in this quiet, peaceful country, and it is certainly not boring. On the other hand, Brunei is not famous for parties too, and it is not allowed to drink alcohol, but it certainly deserves a few days of any traveller’s time. Compared to 2012, when I was in Brunei for the last time, several things have changed for better. In the BSB for example, there is a new Ecopark; a nice bridge over the river, decorated with baoab trees from Madagascar, and with a view of the Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque and Yayasan Complex. I recommend this place for shopping and meals on the top floor.

Panoramic photo of Ecopark in Bandar Seri Begawan. In the center we can see the Omar Ali Saifuddin mosque, and Yayasan Complex on the right.

Whilst in Brunei, the same as before I have my base in Bandar Seri Begawan, and from there I organize trips to the further parts of the country. In BSB I went again to the Sultan’s Royal Regalia Museum, I went to see the Sultan’s palace Istana Nurul Iman, and I tried the Malay and Indian specialties at many restaurants and street stands in the BSB. The people of Brunei are nice, calm and helpful. For example, hitchhiking works quite well, and it is not expensive at all. At least it was cheap for me. In Bandar Seri Begawan I also went on a boat trip to see proboscis monkeys in the mangrove forest, the water village Kampong Ayer and the panorama of BSB seen from the river.

The Sultanate of Brunei is more than just mosques and the oil industry. I took this picture in the Ulu Temburong National Park, where there is a jungle, a waterfall and a beautiful adventure close to the nature.

My first trip outside BSB was to the exclave of Brunei, Temburong, where the Ulu Temburong National Park is located. Although Brunei is mainly associated with Islam and mosques, to me Brunei is mainly about walking in the primary rain forest, with trails through the jungle and with proboscis monkeys, which live in Brunei in large numbers.

When in the Temburong jungle, I saw a river in the colour of tea with milk, which I crossed on a board of a long wooden boat. Finally, we moored along the trail, which led me several kilometers to the platform at a height of 200m above the ground, from where I saw a vast panorama of the Temburong jungle. I was very lucky because I managed to notice a pair of flying hornbills, which is one of the symbols of the island of Borneo.

On the way back we did rafting on the pontoons down the rapid river, and I swam in a natural pool by the waterfall. This is Brunei! Beautiful and adventurous, though I never have enough adventures, that’s why I stayed longer in Temburong to climb the Bukit Patoi peak in Peradayan Park. The next day, in the evening I returned by motorboat through the Malaysian territorial waters to BSB, which took me about 45 minutes.

(By the way, The Sultan Brunei is building a 30km bridge connecting the main part of Brunei with its capital Bandar Seri Begawan with Temburong, and its construction is to be completed by the end of 2019).

The Billionth Barrel of Oil monument seen from the beach in Seria.

Apart from that I went to the Jerudong Park, and later to the famous monument of money – to the Empire Hotel. The Empire Hotel is a gold-dripping building complex, located amidst beautiful nature. I swam in the pool, then on a private beach. Then I hitchhiked to Tutong, a small town near a nice beach. Brunei has quite a few nice beaches, some of which are suitable for windsurfing because of high waves. Other nice beaches were near the port town of Muara. One was huge, long and wide, but the other was small and I don’t advise anyone to swim over there because of the company of crocodiles. I also liked Seria town, colonized by the British Shell oil industry; with its monument of the Billionth Barrel of Oil, very interesting factories, oil pumping machines and a museum. I however spent most of my time on the beach.

(By the way, I think that the management of Shell should get a kick in the snout, because the water in Seria is brown and smelly, while in Tutong and Muara located about 40 km away, the water is clean and blue. It is therefore obvious, who in Brunei is the biggest, and the smelliest pig. Of course, the British Shell.)

I visited the town of Seria, which has been colonized by the British oil company Shell. On the left we can see oil pumping machines, and on the right, behind the palm tress, the Billionth Barrel of Oil monument, built to commemorate the extraction of a billionth barrel.

In short, these are the most important places that I have seen in Brunei, and I am happy that I have visited this country again. Life in Brunei is peaceful, well-organized and there are enough attractions to keep travellers busy for a few days. I left Brunei by boat from the port of Serasa, near Muara.

Within 1h and for a magical amount of B$17 I got to the Malaysian island of Labuan, where I already spent a few beautiful days few years ago. Transport by boat from Brunei to Labuan is by the way the only type of transport that I advise to people going to Sabah.

Tutong is yet another very interesting place in Brunei, where one can try Malay and Indian food, or fish around the mangrove forest, or buy a camera. 2km from Tutong there is one of the most beautiful beaches of Brunei, although those who are really thirsty can also knock on the British military base front door and ask for a cup of tea.

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