Bear Grylls in Borneo Jungle | Man vs Wild (6/6)

Bear Grylls in Borneo Jungle | Man vs Wild (6/6)

After a series of strength-sapping challenges in the jungles of Borneo, I’ve reached a river big enough to take a raft. If I can build one from bamboo, this could be the route to civilization. Serious sized bamboo this. Build a ship. Bamboo is great for raft building, so buoyant because all of the air in all of these chambers.

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Henry Golding’s Journey of Self-Discovery | Surviving Borneo (4/8)

We’re heading out further, deeper into the jungle to look for some food to forage. One really amazing thing about being in the jungle with another Iban, when you let out a call. Oi! They will reply with you telling you where they are so you never really get lost. Just as long as you don’t venture too far. It’s

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Henry Golding’s Final Challenge | Surviving Borneo (8/8)

Henry Golding’s Final Challenge | Surviving Borneo (8/8)

Alrighty, just landed back in Singapore and hopefully Liv’s here to meet me. It’s been a long journey. Who are they for? They’re for you. Congratulations. Missed you. You can see the look when we were young. Like children. How did Henry and you first meet? We met in Singapore. We were at a party. On New Year’s Day, so

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Henry Golding’s Naming Ceremony | Surviving Borneo (5/8)

Henry Golding’s Naming Ceremony | Surviving Borneo (5/8)

Come on. You look good. So now is the time for my naming ceremony. A little bit nervous actually. Not sure really what to expect. Hello. This is all for me? Headman Scott Apoi welcomes Henry to a ceremony rarely performed today and not least for a member of a former warring tribe. I just want to turn around and

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Bear Grylls in Borneo Jungle | Man vs Wild (5/6)

Bear Grylls in Borneo Jungle | Man vs Wild (5/6)

I’ve spent the night in the jungles of Borneo, one of the toughest environments known to man. Yesterday I put a fish trap out and it’s time to see what’s for breakfast. Looks like I’m out of luck. Do you know what? I really thought we’d get something there. Kind of disappointing. Breakfast is looking decidedly non-existent. Could have set

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Henry Golding’s Journey of Self-Discovery | Surviving Borneo (2/8)

Henry Golding’s Journey of Self-Discovery | Surviving Borneo (2/8)

For the next 7 weeks, Henry will be away from his home in Singapore. It will be the first time he and his fiancée Liv Lo will be apart for so long. See you soon! Bye! How do I feel? I’m nervous. This is the start of something, pretty big. Bigger than myself. So, I hope that I do it

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Henry Golding’s Final Challenge | Surviving Borneo (6/8)

Henry Golding’s Final Challenge | Surviving Borneo (6/8)

The last day of Henry’s Bejalai has arrived. In a few hours, his time with the elusive Penan tribe, will be over. And his journey across Borneo’s tribal heartlands, will be complete. I think I’m going to miss the silence and nature, the fresh air and the beautiful rivers over here. And of course, the extremely welcoming people. A chance-encounter

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Henry Golding’s Final Challenge | Surviving Borneo (7/8)

Henry Golding’s Final Challenge | Surviving Borneo (7/8)

After dipping the needle in ink, Ernesto uses a tapping technique. You ready? Let’s go. Point of no return. To repeatedly drive the needle through the outer skin. This is to insert the ink under the thick layer of living tissue called the dermis. This ensures the tattoo remains permanent. Yeah, I can feel that burning. Can you feel kakai

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Henry Golding – The Man and His Mission | Surviving Borneo (1/8)

Henry Golding is preparing for a rather unusual journey. So, I’m going to be bringing my little camera as backup for if things go wrong. Are you ready? He and his fiancée Liv Lo are currently one of Asia’s rising celebrity couples. I do feel as though I might fall off at any point. Later in the year, they’ll take

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Bear Grylls in Borneo Jungle | Man vs Wild (1/6)

Borneo in South East Asia is the third largest island in the world. It’s nearly 300,000 square miles in area, about the same size as Texas. Scarred by rugged mountains and dense rainforest, it boasts an incredibly rich and deadly biodiversity. Almost half of the world’s animal and plant species can be found in these jungles – and there are

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