Category: Sabah

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Borneo Bird Festival – October 2010

Sabah is a popular and fabulous destination for bird watching. A total of 622 resident and migratory species of bird have been recorded in Borneo, with 24 of endemics species are found in either Sabah’s hill slopes or in its montane forest. Some of the most sought-after endemic species include Whitehead’s Trogon and...

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My First East-Sabah Experience

After working in the Kota Kinabalu office for 2.5 months I was ready to explore a bit more of Sabah! My friend from the Netherlands visited me and we tried the Sandakan Wildlife Safari tour (4D/3N) organized by Borneo Eco Tours. It was awesome! So let me share that with...

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Sutera Harbour

Sutera Harbour Resort, just 5 minutes drive away from KK is a jewel to be proud of. Having a 5-star resort within the limits of KK is an advantage, as is Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa (STAR). Sutera Harbour boasts two distinctive accommodation categories, namely The Pacific Sutera Hotel...

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New Hotel: More Good News for Tourism Sector in KK

Not long ago, words were circulating that the peninsular based-Cititel Express would spread its wings to Kota Kinabalu in East Malaysia. True enough, the 3-star hotel was officially launched on 18th August 2009. Its location in the heart of the City Centre with just a 10-minute drive from the KKIA...

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Cuti-cuti Sabah: Going into the mangrove P1

Disclaimer The content has been extracted from this blog:  http://grinmamablues.blogspot.com/This is my second time visited the KK City Bird Sanctuaryin Likas. The first time was 4 years ago, also during SIL’s visit to KK. Nothing much has changed, which is good; apart from some buildings deteriorated and closed down. DH...

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Cuti-cuti Sabah: Kinabatangan River / Sukau

Disclaimer The content has been extracted from this blog:  http://grinmamablues.blogspot.com/ This is one trip that I anticipated the most, because I planned to bring my 15mo baby into the deep jungle and to cruise the longest river in Sabah, the Kinabatangan river at 560km. At first I was not sure...

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Cuti-cuti Sabah: Gomantong Cave / Sandakan Town

Disclaimer The content has been extracted from this blog:  http://grinmamablues.blogspot.com/ Gomantong Cave is in our itinerary, as it is located near Sukau. The entrance of the Gomantong Cave. Can you spot Baby C & Mama? Gomantong is the largest limestone hill and the most important source of edible birds nets...

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Dr. Birute Galdikas strikes again!!

World-renowned and foremost orang utan expert, Dr. Birute Galdikas was featured again in the Daily Express, Sunday 26th July 2009. First to confirm declining Orang utan birth rate PRIMATOLOGIST Dr Birute Mary Galdikas 63 is the world’s foremost authority on orangutans, having spent 40 years living among these creatures in...