Bilit Rainforest Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBilit Rainforest Lodge Kota Kinabatangan
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... As we were finishing off our breakfast we overheard the owners saying that they were driving through to Sandakan, our next stop. They agreed to give us a lift but were leaving in the next 5 minutes. We packed our backpacks in record time and got a lift with them.
While we were driving, we had a look through our documents wallet and noticed that we had been robbed! Someone had taken off with our stash of American dollars and also the currency notes from each country we'd visited ...
... Seen lots of interesting things, a couple or three hours well spent. The next mission was to find some wifi. Not so easy here it seems. No where near as prolific as in other parts of the world. Tried McDonald's and couldn't get on. Ended up in an Ibis hotel cafe and paid a ridiculous price for a couple of drinks for the convenience. That's ok though, now we are known to the network, we should be able to use it as we ...
... on top of one of the seats which I removed but once I sat down, I realised why it was there. The seat was very wet, oh please- please don't be wee, please! I put the cushion back and sat on it with my now damp bum. The bad news was that my seat stayed damp and the bus still smelt the whole way despite the conductor's desperate attempts to spray air freshener everywhere and place those smell releasing doo dahs everywhere. You could never quite get used to the smell as ...
... until it was clean enough to travel onwards. Me and the lady spent quite a while washing out the stain, lucky she had some good cleaning products with her which helped greatly. We got the majority of the stain out but the smell was still quite strong which there was nothing I could do about at the time except spray some deodorant onto it to mask it. After the backpack was dry I thanked the lady and was on my way to grab something to eat and wait for my flight which was in about ...
... species of rare birds and other wildlife along the riverbank (lots of monkeys!) It rained really heavy while we were on the boat but we hadn't brought our waterproofs with us so used their "emergency poncho's" which were really thin and not that good so we still got wet, but better than nothing I suppose.
We had dinner at lodge restaurant which was quite basic and didnt really cater for my fussy eating but we were ...