Travel Blogs from Semporna, Malaysia

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Under ytan, Kapalai, Malaysia travel blog

Under ytan

A travel blog entry by emma-on-tour

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... . Jag var inbokad på 7-flyget till Tawau, där jag blev upphämtad av Pulau Sipadan Resort & Tours för transfer vidare till Semporna och därefter ut till Kapalai - en dykresort bygd på pålar över vattnet vid ett sandrev mitt i havet. Både ...

Insel erkunden und zurueck nach Semporna, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Insel erkunden und zurueck nach Semporna

A travel blog entry by marcello83

... Um 16 Uhr geht mein Inselleben dann zu Ende, es hat mir hier sehr gefallen, keine Autos und alles sehr entspannt. In Semporna angekommen check ich ins Backpackers ein und buche meine naechsten Fluege nach Indonesien und von da nach Thailand. Den Rest des ...

Goodbye Singapore, Hello Malaysian Borneo, Semporna Archipelago, Malaysia travel blog

Goodbye Singapore, Hello Malaysian Borneo

A travel blog entry by chadtishseasia

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... a km this way. After 4 months of travelling in sometimes 40 degree heat I think I sweat more that day than any other. Semporna Archipelago We booked a 4 day, 3 night dive trip in the Semporna Archipelago, one of the premier dive sites in the world. With ...

Apr 11, 2011, Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Apr 11, 2011

A travel blog entry by pedrobalobo

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Back in the water again, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Back in the water again

A travel blog entry by skerin

... tried to get more out of me. I got into the town of Semporna at 7pm and went straight out looking for scuba diving shops.  Semporna is the jumping off town for the world-class Sipadan dive site.  Now, I had not seen a white face in a week and ...

Mataking Island, Mataking Island, Malaysia travel blog

Mataking Island

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... , one of the world's top 10 dive sites, was a pretty powerful draw card in itself. We stayed overnight in a budget hotel in Semporna, slept, ate seafood (ain't a lot goin' on in this town!) and got up early for our boat pick up to Mataking, about an hour ...

Scuba Dive Videos -- Now online on Vimeo, Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Scuba Dive Videos -- Now online on Vimeo

A travel blog entry by robertandkevin

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... video clips, and have narrowed it down to the best 50.    Completed 9 dives in Indonesia and 9 dives in Malaysia.   One more day of diving tomorrow before our departure the following day to Phuket, Thailand.  Lastly, you ...

Sipadan diving, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan diving

A travel blog entry by krox

I'm quite isolated here at Mataking resort, in Sabah. The resort tries really hard to be something it is not, bragging about their luxury everything, but the only thing I think is good here is the location of this stunning place. It's built on a ...

diving Sipidan, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

diving Sipidan

A travel blog entry by gouldi

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I met up with Caley in Semporna, just off from Sipidan Island, a world famous diving site with an underwater vertical dropoff of hundreds of metres. I got addicted pretty quickly, and went back day after day for more and more diving, all the while finding ...

Scuba in Semporna, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Scuba in Semporna

A travel blog entry by hshannon

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... of the day and returning my gear, I decided to take one more quick swim in the ocean before we boarded the boat back to Semporna. As I was climbing onto the partially submerged dock, I got pulled by a tiny wave and bashed my knee against the rough wood ...

Borneo, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

... . Stevie very irritable! Didn't queue again. Picked up at the other end in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo, and taken to Scuba Junkie in Semporna. Cool hostel, had a wander round town. Big market with fish being cut up and sold out late on. Stevie gave up on the ...

Diving at Mabul island, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Diving at Mabul island

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

... to Mabul island with Scuba Junkie. 3 great dives seeing lots of turtles, and a particularly cool 'underworld'. Lunch on Mabul island was lovely, great place to stay. Back at Semporna we did some admin and booked onto tomorrow's trip. Dinner on sea ...

Sibuan, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sibuan

A travel blog entry by alexkennewell1

... short shower. Drove around the other side where Pat & I spent the best part of an hour snorkelling the reef about a mile off shore. Lots of turtles, rays, eagle ray and great coral. Back to Semporna for dinner and final night in Scuba Junkie. ...

przedsmak Sipadanu, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

przedsmak Sipadanu

A travel blog entry by tom_kurtz

... zonami ;-). Pierwszy policyjny check point w polowie drogi. Gosc z M-16 sprawdzal miejscowym ID, nas olal. Druga blokada przed Semporna - tym razem powazniej wyglada - goscie w kominiarkach na glowie na drodze (wspolczuje w tym upale). Gosc z HK MP-5 ...

Diving In Sipidan, Sipidan Island, Malaysia travel blog

Diving In Sipidan

A travel blog entry by hshannon

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... my job and becoming a dive master dream in baby steps: first, become advanced. After diving I had one more quiet morning in semporna before flying back to Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Dalian.  I spent the night on a bench in the Haneda ...

Pulau Sipadan, another world, Semporna, (Sabah, Borneo), Malaysia travel blog

Pulau Sipadan, another world

A travel blog entry by suetilley

Our third day of diving saw us at Sipadan Island, about one hour from Semporna.  The island used to have a resort on it, but after the kidnapping of tourists by Filipino pirates, the islands accommodation was 'acquired' by the military.  I can ...

Getting a car, and - Getaway to Semporna, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Getting a car, and - Getaway to Semporna

A travel blog entry by kerrilee

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... back to confirm they had a cancellation of a smaller room so we booked it. Once there, we met with Sinead, a mentor working in Semporna, and she took us to Scuba Junkie.....yummy pizza!  Dragon Inn was an interesting place, a hotel on stilts built in ...

Sumo Wrestler, Dragons and Junkies, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sumo Wrestler, Dragons and Junkies

A travel blog entry by savageharmony

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... checking everyone's feet and if you had to much sand on them you had to dip them in the water. The boat headed back to Semporna with just our dive group on it and after getting checked into Scuba Junkies hostel and a hot shower, headed down to the bar to ...

Mabul, Kapalai and SIPADAN, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Mabul, Kapalai and SIPADAN

A travel blog entry by judith_michi

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... was formed over thousands of years as living corals grew on top of an extinct volcano (Sipadan is the only volcanic island in Malaysia). Today, the island plunges over 2,000 meters straight down to the sea floor. Sipadan lies in the center of the ...

Borneo! Semporna, Sepilok, KK&Pulau Tiga, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo! Semporna, Sepilok, KK&Pulau Tiga

A travel blog entry by rachelsmith1086

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... lunch we headed back and it was raining again. We had a lovely day and the dive people were really lovely a lady who'd lived in Semporna 18months and a really hilarious camp Malay man who had a great laugh!! He just made us all laugh all day. I was glad ...

Diving, Machine Guns, Pride and Dogs in Borneo, Semporna, Sandakan, Malaysia travel blog

Diving, Machine Guns, Pride and Dogs in Borneo

A travel blog entry by sharonandjim

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... we got to Immigration in Malaysia we knew we had to move quickly if we were going to make the 4:00pm last bus to Semporna. Apparently Jim's fingerprints did not match his finger prints from 12 months earlier so he was stuck sorting that out. They finally ...

Dive, Dive, Dive!, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Dive, Dive, Dive!

A travel blog entry by greghinch

... had gotten us bus tickets up to Kota Kinabalu and even managed to get them at a cheaper price than normal, with the help of a guy staying in the same guest house as us. The following morning, we were off. Semporna, Sipadan, & around, Malaysia 28 ...

Sipadan and Mabul, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan and Mabul

A travel blog entry by maleorderbride

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... , the gov't kicked the dive companies off the island back in 2004.  All the dive lodges had to relocate in Semporna or a closer island named Mabul.  Sipadan is run by the military and has only military personnel living there all the ...

Video - Sipadan, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Video - Sipadan

A travel blog entry by karenetjb

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Welcome to Pom Pom!, Pom  Pom Island, Malaysia travel blog

Welcome to Pom Pom!

A travel blog entry by thecurries2012

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... is the draw of Semporna was just too much and we needed to get off the island.  After much debating and waiting finally the Semporna Seven were given permission to have a day trip.  With shopping lists from the rest of the island we set off and ...

Kinabatangan, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Kinabatangan

A travel blog entry by mariebarber

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... was collected within seconds and driven to Billit and from there it was a 10mins boat ride to Kinabatangan Jungle Camp (KJC). Phew! Semporna is a weird place. It's a port town and alot of money passes through in the form of tourists heading to some of the ...

Borneo part2, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo part2

A travel blog entry by amyropner

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Hi everyone, How are you all? Happy Easter hope you had a great and festive day. Isla and I celebrated it by going on a water safari which was really cool we saw- orangutans, macaques (monkeys), long nosed monkeys, eagles, rhino hornbills and a really ...

My new favorite country, Malaysia!, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

My new favorite country, Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by caremillard

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... I did in my dive course!).  So needless to say i am very very excited to see whats out there.... Anyways, the people in Malaysia are some of the nicest people I have met.  Always friendly and offering to help, never trying to rip you off or ...

Living on the rig, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Living on the rig

A travel blog entry by burkeandcindy

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Today I continued my course. It went very fast because it was just me and the instructor who was British (so he spoke English!). My first dive of the day I saw more turtles, lion fish, barracuda and a school of jack fish! In the afternoon I saw a coral ...

Certified scuba diver!!, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Certified scuba diver!!

A travel blog entry by burkeandcindy

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Today I finished my open water course! I had to do all the fun things like run out of air, swim without my mask, take my gear off under water and take a written exam. Thankfully I passed everything! My last check out dive I did under the rig which is ...

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