Globetrotters Lodge

Address: Lot 103, Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on Lot 103, Gaya Street, Kota Kinabalu, is near Mount Kinabalu, Manukan Island, Sepilok Nature Resort / Orang Utan Sanctuary, and Kinabalu National Park.
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Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu

Food, glorious food

A travel blog entry by lou-and-ian on Jan 29, 2015

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... as we wandered through the food labarynth. Bright coloured fruit stalls led into the fish quarter where fresh displays showed a variety of sea creatures. We trod lightly through the concoction of water, fish blood and god only knows what else was on the floor acknowledging the sales pitches left and right. The scales soon turned to chicken before we emerges in the smokey eating area where fresh ...

Open Water Scuba Diving: Day 1

A travel blog entry by kvstark on Nov 16, 2014

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... before I left. I'll need to do some more serious laundry soon but those pieces should tide me over for another day or two. I walked to the dive office, about twenty minutes, and got there around 8:30. That's the other thing I forgot to mention that really sold me on this dive center - I'm the only one in the course that started today. That means that I get 1:1 instruction the whole time! And for no extra cost! So got there today and met my instructor. We went up to the ...

Dinner at the fish market

A travel blog entry by dt_borneoblitz on Sep 23, 2014

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One of the 'must do' things in KK is to visit the fish market. You dine sandwhiched between the fishing boats all lined bow facing the jetty and the cooking facilities. There seems to be about 20 different operations all offering basically the same fine fare. You can either dine extremely cheaply which we did or pay for very upmarket dining in terms of quality for very reasonable NZ prices.


Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

A travel blog entry by shayles on Sep 20, 2014

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... has Johnny Cash playing which gets an absolute tick of approval from me. Its cold, wet and cloudy given we are in the mountains (about 1500m above sea level) and I have to borrow a jumper - is this really the same Asia??The only thing this place is missing is a fire and then Id say it was perfect. The atmosphere is fun as everyone there is heading up the mountain tomorrow (except me) so everyone stands around outside staring up at the mountain ...

Climbing to the top of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by erucci on Aug 18, 2014

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... of a few very short stretches, nearly the entire path is uphill (downhill on return). The night before you start, you are sleeping at sea level (well, 150 feet above since we were on the 12th floor of our hotel), so the altitude is almost certainly going to be felt in one way or another.
The first day you start hiking at 9 or 10 am and have to hike 6km, going from 2800m above sea level to 3300m. The first 2-3 km are ...