A tambang crosses the Sungai Sarawak, taking passengers from South Kuching to Encik Omar Jetty in North Kuching. These small wooden boats are a popular, cheap form of transportation, since travelling the equivalent distance visible in the photo would require a 10-kilometre detour to use the nearest bridge. In the background is the roof of the distinctive New Sarawak State Legislative Assembly Building. (Brian K. Smith photo.)
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