Long before Lutong bridge was constructed, the area had a ferry service, possibly at or near the site of what is now the Lutong bridge today. These pictures were taken on 4th July, 1945 during the ending stages of the Japanese occupation, by the Australian 2/13 infantry battalion aiming to reoccupy Sarawak from Japanese.
The Baram Ferry used to operate at the Baram River, transporting vehicles and passengers across the river. The ferry was a vital link between Miri-Brunei border and for a long time it was the only way to get across.
Borneo Jazz Festival is a yearly Jazz festival event held every year in Miri. Latin Jazz, contemporary Jazz, Caribbean Jazz, Asian Jazz and much more, different genres of jazz music find their way to the northern most city in Sarawak for an outdoor international festival with the ambience of intimate Jazz clubs.