Travel Blogs from Semporna, Malaysia

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Jan 31, 2014, Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Jan 31, 2014

A travel blog entry by trivia

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I saw a hammerhead!!, Mabul Island, Malaysia travel blog

I saw a hammerhead!!

A travel blog entry by monkey_moore

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... very glad I checked with them or I'd have missed my flight. The transfer takes a lot longer that usual as it's election day in Malaysia and there are long queues along the road as people go to the voting stations. We arrive with only a few minutes left ...

Sandakan & Semporna ..., Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sandakan & Semporna ...

A travel blog entry by sammiehawley

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... 4 people whilst in the wild - tasty! After we has finished up in Sandakan we travelled on another 6 hour bus journey to Semporna. When we got there, it was me that had screwed up the hotel booking this time .... I had in fact booked somewhere where ...

Semporna, duiken!, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Semporna, duiken!

A travel blog entry by pekingeend

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Semporna is the place to be om te leren duiken. Op 3 dagen tijd heb ik m'n PADI brevet gehaald, daarmee mag ik 18m diep duiken. ...

At Kapalai Island, Kapalai, Malaysia travel blog

At Kapalai Island

A travel blog entry by paulandliz

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Arrived yesterday at Kapalai Island ... nothing to do but watch the sea, watch the sky and dive ..... bliss!!!  Huts on stilts in the middle of the Celebes Sea 45 mins from the mainland by speedboat. Two dives today very nice. ...

Borneo to be wild!, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Borneo to be wild!

A travel blog entry by paulgood

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In Berastagi I hiked Gunung Sibayak which was supposedly the easier of the two volcano climbs in the area. It was though still very hot and sweaty so the soak in the thermal springs down the other side were well deserved. Next up was picturesque Lake ...

Sipidan, Sipidan, Malaysia travel blog

Sipidan

A travel blog entry by trpfeifer

Sipidan ...

Underwater Borneo, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Underwater Borneo

A travel blog entry by llcooldays

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... it was scorching hot.  She still got a lot of uncomfortable attention from men.  To be fair, we didn’t come to Semporna for the town itself.  We had to pass through Semporna to get to what was just off the coast.  The eastern ...

Honeymoon in Borneo, Sipidan, Malaysia travel blog

Honeymoon in Borneo

A travel blog entry by notyal

Diving in ...

Back to Diving Paradise, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Back to Diving Paradise

A travel blog entry by setheler

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01.03.2014 Phnom Penh – KL – Tawau – Semporna Natürlich nicht genügend Schlaf abgefasst, wenn man 5am aufstehen muss aber naja. Zumindest gab es um diese Zeit schon ein vernünftiges Frühstück. Mich noch von Rob und seiner Frau (den ...

First dive, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

First dive

A travel blog entry by krukon

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Today we did the first dive at Sibuan Island, about 45min from Semporna by boat... the place, was amazing. It is a tiny islands, with few local, also known as sunburn island. We had to swim first 200m, then 10min floating and then did some exercises with ...

tarakan to semporna, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

tarakan to semporna

A travel blog entry by paulr2804

... port with plenty of time to get fast boat to Tuwau but we found out all boats cancelled for whole week due to Aidul Fitri holiday. Mad dash to airport. Got seats on flight to Yuwau but expensive by Asian standards. Taxi at airport to Semporna took 1 hour ...

Feb 01, 2014, Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Feb 01, 2014

A travel blog entry by trivia

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Underwater walls of coral, sharks & turtles galore, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Underwater walls of coral, sharks & turtles galore

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... last of my three Mabul dives to do. This dive was scheduled for a 9am start though we were once again waiting for a boat from Semporna As a result wasnt sure if we were going to be heading out later or not. Initially we waited a while since the boat was ...

Jan 30, 2014, Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Jan 30, 2014

A travel blog entry by trivia

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Snorkling nästa, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Snorkling nästa

A travel blog entry by dinaglamour

I morgon ska jag dra till en ö utan för Semporna som heter Mabul . Där ska jag snorka en hel dag, ska också sova där. Reste hit tillsammans med Ned och Aaron, de två från Mount Kinabalu. De skulle hit och frågade om jag ville hänga på. Lät ...

A loo with a view, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

A loo with a view

A travel blog entry by valetroy

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... the deck and watch the world sail by with a sundowner or 3. It’ll be another bottle of Chateau du Pond tonight. Semporna stinks, literally.  I've never been anywhere (even in India) that had so much noxious rubbish in the streets, but our ...

From Sepilok to Semporna, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

From Sepilok to Semporna

A travel blog entry by isaventure

... dans le film qui était projeté dans le bus avec le volume à fond. Dur retour à la réalité. Semporna est une petite ville qui ne m'a pas fait grande impression. Cela parait sale et pauvre. La plupart des gens ne parlent pas ...

Dive in Sipadan - Sharks, Barracudas and Turtles, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Dive in Sipadan - Sharks, Barracudas and Turtles

A travel blog entry by krukon

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... from Africa to Asia... Eva did Belgium->Transiberian-> Mongolia -> China ->Nepal ->India and then  Indonesia and Malaysia. After a drink me and Gabo, we went to sleep, alarm clock at 5 AM to catch a couple of ...

Duiken op Sipadan Island, Sipadan Island, Malaysia travel blog

Duiken op Sipadan Island

A travel blog entry by antoinette-reis

De kerstdagen duikend doorbrengen was heel dubbel; enerzijds helemaal geweldig, maar anderzijds toch wel heel raar. Eigenlijk heb ik er weinig van gemerkt dat het kerst was; je bent de hele dag alleen maar bezig met het plannen van je duiken, kletsen met ...

Dive. Dive. Dive., Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Dive. Dive. Dive.

A travel blog entry by tiffannying

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... diver is in love. Sipadan was just unreal. No words can ever capture what I saw. http://www.scubatravel.co.uk/malaysia/malaydive.html http://aquaviews.net/scuba-dive-destinations/worlds-amazing-dive-sites-barracuda-point-sipadan/ All my dive guides have ...

to semporna, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

to semporna

A travel blog entry by bethj

... bad habit of getting up at 11 or 12 if we have nothing specific planned. All we knes was that we wanted to get down to Semporna to go diving at Sipidan are surrounding islands. We decided to take a night bus, usually there are pretty good, just cold. It ...

Open water PADI course starts..., Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Open water PADI course starts...

A travel blog entry by krukon

... about  attacks, just be relaxed... let'see. I am always scared by big fishes  and open sea. A pain in the neck in Semporna is that if you want to do a single dive  in the allegedly amazing Sipadan, you need to buy multi-day packages,  ...

Sipadan diving island hammock bliss, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan diving island hammock bliss

A travel blog entry by kimetharabbit

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... ;It was amazing being back under the water again...all in anticipation of our following day at Sipadan. Amazingly, Sipadan is Malaysia's only volcanic island; formed over thousands of years as living corals grew on top of an extinct volcano. It's now ...

The long and short of it, Mabul Island, Malaysia travel blog

The long and short of it

A travel blog entry by savageharmony

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... living on the boat. After lunch went over to the beach and laid out, swam and snorkeled. Greg caught the boat back to Semporna and we headed back to the short long house. Kevin's drinking caught up with him along with his sunburn. After giving him lotion ...

Mabul Island Anniversary, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia travel blog

Mabul Island Anniversary

A travel blog entry by pdwhite

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... that we learn that there really had been a kidnapping the morning before of 2 seaweed farmers on an island just off of Semporna.  The kidnappings were played down and not likely related to the ones from 2000.  The government released a statement ...

Christmas Burn, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Christmas Burn

A travel blog entry by foggie

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The roasting hot and humid Semporna has a lot of spicy food outlets to add to your sweat. I found paradise islands in this part of Borneo. Diving in crystal clear waters wasn't too bad either. At one point we walked off the beach and scoobered down to 20 ...

Diving at Sipidan, Kapalai, Malaysia travel blog

Diving at Sipidan

A travel blog entry by paulandliz

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Two great dives today around the island of Sipidan. Turtle soup is probably the best description. Barely 6 feet between turtles. Loads of shark encounters too and some great ...

Sipadan Island...one of the best dives on Earth!!, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

Sipadan Island...one of the best dives on Earth!!

A travel blog entry by adisyl

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... happy - and also we wanted at least one morning diving Kapalai/Mabul. I also saw the next day that many people base themselves in Semporna and do day trips to Sipadan. Very bad idea. The boat trip alone must be awful. And the rates we saw were app 580RM ...

More fishes from Sipadan island 3, Semporna, Malaysia travel blog

More fishes from Sipadan island 3

A travel blog entry by gabo_kuroki

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