Category: Borneo

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Mount Kinabalu

On June 5 2015, the whole world was shocked to hear that a 5.9 magnitude earthquake had hit Sabah, and the epicenter was in Ranau area, a news that was not easy to grasp since this region is outside the Ring of Fire. The earthquake claimed 18 lives and damaged...

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Borneo’s incredible biodiversity – Borneo Big 5

Borneo’s tropical rainforests and climate provide the ideal conditions for a wide variety of species to thrive. The tropical forests are home to many well-known mammals, some less known and a steadily growing number of newly discovered ones. These forests provide food and shelter for mammals ranging from the pygmy...

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Climbing Mt. Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu – What an adventurous and special experience. We decided to start our mountain tour on Wednesday the 18th of February. Our climbing group existed in total of 6 people. Some were already experienced, for others was it the first climb. Everyone sat in the van with different thoughts:...

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World Heritage?

“World Heritage sites belong to all the peoples of the world, irrespective of the territory on which they are located” (UNESCO). With 962 UNESCO World Heritage sites globally, chances are you have seen one, or live in or near one. A World Heritage site must either have historic cultural significance...

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Poring, Ranau

–> Poring Hot Springs   136 kilometres  or 3 hours away from the bustling Kota Kinabalu Cityis Poring, which boasts natural hot spring with water that contains sulphuric minerals. If you are planning to climb Mount Kinabalu, then Poring will be the ideal place for you to immerse away the...