Borneo Adventure Centre & Lodge
Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu
... to roommate 1 stark bollock naked, spread out on his bed. Again, bit of a shock. The guy is your typical early 20s traveller, spends a lot of time hammered and half or fully naked. Bit annoying, but harmless enough. Feel ok on my first day so have a bit of a wander. Kk is an odd city, quite run down in places, but mixed in with plush hotels and shopping malls dotted around ...
... trees and I couldn't have been happier. Joe made it so much fun and interesting and made us eat Viagra leaves and Lycra leaves and explained all of the herbal remedies the plants offered. It was hot hard work but fabulous to experience and to see:-
vipers, proboscis monkeys (big floppy noses), silver leaf monkeys, naughty long tailed macaque monkeys (nasty little things), different kinds of kingfishers, parrots, tropical birds of various types ...
Last full day in Borneo today.
The first plane in this morning landed early at 0554; the first plane out was later at 0616! Oh how sad am I.
Sunset was on time at 0625; the sky was a wonderful red from 0530! Yes, I did see it again.
This morning we had breakfast at Cafe Tatu, the main restaurant, instead of the Club Lounge. The selection of food was extensive but not an experience ...
I didn't really get up to much today, after the exhausting trip to Mulu I slept in till 10 before catching up on emails and news. Afterwards we headed into town for some dinner at 5 star for some lovely grilled pork and noodles. We spent the next few hours looking around some of the shops and I ended up buying some new earphones since my last pair decided to break while in Mulu. In the evening we arranged to meet up with Ahmed and the new elective student, Sam to go out for dinner. ...
Another fantastic sunrise this morning over Mount Kinabalu.
Someone seems to have made an impression on the Club Lounge staff; arriving for breakfast this morning it was Good Morning Mr John (no room number required). A little later himself
had placed his bread in the toaster when Liaw came over to him and said ...