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Address: 1st floor, No 106 / 108, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, 88000, Malaysia | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 1st floor, No 106 / 108, 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

    Monkeying around in Sabah

    A travel blog entry by kateandnicola on Oct 12, 2014

    46 photos

    ... we had to get the bus and managed to snap some beautifully colourful spider hunters and the same species of yellow bird that we'd spotted in the jungle. Back in Kota Kinabalu that evening we celebrated the end of an amazing week with a few drinks.

    The next day we made the most of the food court, ensuring we had one last delicious plate of crispy chicken and rice, as well as enjoying the air conditioned shopping malls, before we headed to the airport that evening for our flight to ...

    Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

    A travel blog entry by shayles on Sep 20, 2014

    12 photos

    ... able to understand. doh! so its a typical Sarah style mad dash through town (sweaty and feeling dirty as always) to pick up my backpack from my accommodation and head to another bus station to catch another bus to Mt KK (about 90kms away). I just made the last bus of the day! phew! Finally I can relax.....although I don't really know where Im going, I just have a hand drawn map. Im a bit uneasy that I'll make it on my first attempt and not excited at ...

    The Climb to Mt Kinabalu and a lost trekking pole

    A travel blog entry by sharonandjim on Jul 17, 2014

    5 comments, 38 photos

    ... that this was 'good preparation' for the climb. I still maintain that it was most definitely 'not needed'.

    THE CLIMB UP MT KINABALU - We woke up in good spirits on the day of the climb. We walked to the national park and organized our guide and food for the climb up. We had started hiking by 8am. It was exciting. We got to the first stop and were high fiving but by the second stop the rain started and it just did not stop. The climb up is hard but it is ...

    Journey to the Equator

    A travel blog entry by trish.coverdale on May 13, 2014

    1 comment, 58 photos

    ... professional guide called Wasif. To become a member of the 1000 Professional Guides in Borneo is a hard slog with exams and knowledge far exceeding anything I've known. These guys know everything about animals, plants, landscapes, anything from herbal medicine to bites! He was so nice, very similar to Andi in Java and a joy to be with. The driver was lovely too, spoke very little English but laughed and smiled a lot. First we head out through the countryside to ...

    Day 256 - Cooking Class / Classe de Cuina

    A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on Apr 25, 2014

    37 photos

    ... Pat, a gentleman from the house we were going to cook in, took us to the main food market in the center of town to bey the ingredients for the day. The indoor marketplace was jam-packed with stalls and busy selling all kinds of spices; turmeric, ginger, galangal, fruits like the coconut and the durian, that smells appalling, and other ...