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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

    Snorkel and Dive Day

    A travel blog entry by dt_borneoblitz on Sep 26, 2014

    19 photos

    Today we all went on our last boat trip. Actually it was all but one as the second to last soldier fell to the tummy bug. The plan was to have a snorkel day together but Dave C managed to organise one last dive and I was very keen to go.

    It's a long boat ride to Pulau Tiga island, about 1.5 hours. It was amazing seeing Mt Kinabalatu for the first time. At a smidgen over 4000m it is taller than Mt Cook (3750). Climbing the Mt was ...

    Still Can't Walk + Day on the Islands

    A travel blog entry by barnicko on Sep 01, 2014

    3 photos

    ... in the sun and water for most of the day, stopping only for noodles at lunchtime. The boat journey back was great fun, with the driver introducing us to the local community on one of the islands. The picture shows an example of the houses they live in all year round. A big Indian dinner and beers was a final goodbye to the girls who headed off early next ...

    Journey to the Equator

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

    1 comment, 58 photos

    ... I've ever seen! Richard followed me everywhere, I loved him and must admit I felt safer walking around on my own knowing he was there to protect me! After eating I walked the beach from end to end, watching the monkeys catching shellfish, great entertainment on a balmy tropical night and I sat near Richard as the sun set over the South China Sea. It was so beautiful and peaceful, I do feel so lucky to experience these things. At 7.30pm I joined the others for ...

    Day 256 - Cooking Class / Classe de Cuina

    A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on Apr 25, 2014

    37 photos

    ... fish market was crammed with lobsters, tiger shrimp, stingrays, giant trevallies, one-meter long mackerels, baby yellow-fin tunas, sharks for making shark-fin soup as well as significantly smaller sardines and red snappers. Boy, was I happy to get out of there.

    Once we finished gathering the indispensable ingredients for lunch ...

    Third day

    A travel blog entry by borneo2014 on Apr 22, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... them from flooding etc. We booked yo eat at the Shang Palace the food was very good there a proper Chinese restaurant they even serve you fancy Chinese tea we had once of the chefs specials the sweet and sour chicken made with fresh ingredients including pineapple which here are beautiful. We went yo listen to our favourite band in the Borneo Lounge still trying to video his dancing no luck tonight so will have to try again ...