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MV Doulos Here I Come

December 12th, 2008 · 14 Surrendered

Update: MUST GO! This will be the last time you can go on board of MV Doulos as it will retire in 2010 and will be replaced by Logos Hope, a new ship.

Here’s the map in case you don’t know how to go.

I missed it 7 years ago. Now, it’s here again! No way I’m going to miss it this time! Located at Sim Kheng Hong Port at Pending. Wondering how to go? Go to Pending Seafood Centre, don’t turn into the centre instead drive straight up, you will see the port there.

The ship! It’s part of my childhood, I’m sure it’s the same to everyone of you.

You can take photo with the mascot. I did! However, my photo isn’t with me. Spot the two guys there? One of them is cute ;p *LOL*

Luckily I didn’t wear my heels and didn’t wear skirt. The staircase is not nice to climb. I’m sure those wearing heels will have problem going up, don’t even say going down. It’s best to wear flip flop or just flats. Not to forget to capture the view from the ship.

View from another section of the ship.

You can see framed photos and information along the way before you reach the book shop.

I had fun with books like these last time. Will definitely buy many books back after the visit. Love those colouring books, puzzle books and sticker books. I was thinking of buying some back hehehe… It’s fun to stick those stickers around the book hehehe… They are so cute! I didn’t buy any though. Maybe during my next visit. They are priced in Unit, e.g. 100 Unit is RM8.

There are also souvenirs that you can buy. I saw many fancily designed bibles, I’m sure it will be one of it kind when you bring it to church ;p There are also many types of notebooks, cook books, self-help books, story books, CDs and etc. Young and old, I’m sure everyone will find something that they like there. It’s great to do Christmas shopping there. Better to give little children books rather than toys.

There was also mural painting competition going on when we were there.

The ship will leave after 2nd January 2009. Wonder when will I see it again. I sure do miss it!

Categories: Public Events · Uniquely Kuching

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  • 1 Ann // Dec 12, 2008 at 12:59 am

    Aiya… your blog makan comments one is it? *LOL* I lost one already… hopefully it won’t eat this one up too. πŸ˜€

    Oh my gosh!! I remember this ship!! It was… when… during our primary school days? I think my school held a kind of field trip to this ship back then.

    I want to goooooo! *LOL*

  • 2 Patrick // Dec 12, 2008 at 4:22 am

    Well, the last time i read about Doulos, this voyage of Doulos is actually the last voyage as a floating book store. Enjoy.. I haven’t seen Doulos for many many years.. probably more than 10 years now..

  • 3 sweet surrender // Dec 12, 2008 at 6:01 pm

    Ann, hehehe… I could be the server didn’t manage to load the module when you submit it ;p It’s here even before we’re in kindy hehehe…

    Patrick, yes, the last one. It will be replaced. Memories…

  • 4 Fahriee // Dec 13, 2008 at 11:51 am

    Ooh. Interesting. I’ve never heard of Doulos until recently..but I guess that’s just normal since I’m not really from Kuching. Either that, or I’m really ignorant. Haha. Maybe I’ll drop by too when I’ve the chance. πŸ˜‰

    Oh, by the way. There may be a lot of calendars, but our calendar is way more special! πŸ˜›

  • 5 sweet surrender // Dec 13, 2008 at 12:12 pm

    Fahriee, hehehe… I tell you, you should go! This is your last chance to go, there will be no more in the future but the new ship. That’s really an interesting project you got there πŸ˜‰

  • 6 ahlost // Dec 14, 2008 at 4:22 pm

    But hor.. Nothing to buy inside ler.. Or is it because I’m not a bookworm? *LOL*

  • 7 sweet surrender // Dec 14, 2008 at 4:37 pm

    Hehehe… Maybe not your type.

  • 8 NOT AGAIN! SO CLOSEEEEE // Dec 17, 2008 at 11:08 pm

    […] Even though I’m frust, I still have the mood to be vain, NAH! Photos taken by Jimmy on MV Doulos. The one I like the most is the one on the right, the rest not very nice coz I really hate my hair […]

  • 9 Kuching gal // Dec 18, 2008 at 2:38 pm

    Was wondering how to get to the port. Haha.
    Thanks for the direction πŸ™‚

  • 10 sweet surrender // Dec 18, 2008 at 4:22 pm

    πŸ˜‰ u’re welcome

  • 11 MV Doulos in Kuching – Standard Issue // Dec 19, 2008 at 8:12 pm

    […] bothered to take photos inside the book store, but Irene has a more complete entry about the Doulos here, which include directions to where they are docked. Share and […]

  • 12 3739 // Jan 29, 2009 at 9:58 am


    I am also going to be visiting Doulos this February in Batangas, Philippines. πŸ˜€

    I’m quite excited and the fam is coming with me.

  • 13 sweet surrender // Jan 29, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    3739, must go… if u miss it there won’t be second chance.

  • 14 Photo Hunt: Nautical // Feb 14, 2009 at 6:20 pm

    […] You can read more details from my other blog about MV Doulos. […]

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