National Geographic : 1963 Nov
"Brunei's great mosque dominates the town," author Shadbolt says. "Wherever I went, I was always within sight of it. "'Ah,' Brunei friends said, 'but you should see it during festivals. We illumi nate it beautifully.' "'Any festivals coming up?' I asked hopefully. "'No. Not just now.' Then their faces brightened. 'But we'll illuminate it specially for you tonight-for NA TIONAL GEOGRAPHIC.' " And they did (above). Hands up, a Brunei rebel marches ahead of police during the revolt of De cember, 1962. Indonesian agitators en couraged the revolutionists in the hope of keeping Brunei out of the proposed federation of Malaysia.