Buddys Backpackers Home

Address: 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Tugu, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, ., Malaysia | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 1st Floor, Lot 9, Jalan Tugu, 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

An orang utan's eye view

A travel blog entry by juliebowers on Apr 09, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... canopy tour up in the trees which gave another perspective. The rope and wood bridges were really wobbly and in places high above the ground, but I felt quite safe (there was side netting) even though I don't really like heights. Enjoying it too much I guess! The area is known for hot springs - and when I say hot its 60 c degrees hot. Scalding. So they have built individual 'baths' so that you can mix ...

Kota Kimbalu here we come

A travel blog entry by bubblyb23 on Dec 27, 2014

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... finally find one that can do immediately. They speak no English so the pointing etc was fun. The 7RM the pants were taken up, ironed. I had to strip off in the shop, the lady gave me some material to wrap around while I waited. It was very funny and unique experience. The afternoon was spent wandering around the numerous markets. We went to the food market, the wet market (fresh fish, meat chicken etc), then the handicraft market. Lots of little things to buy at the ...

Day 4

A travel blog entry by sn_travels_2014 on Sep 21, 2014


... the boat, a couple and their parents who were snorkeling, another couple from Halesowen who had done over 1000 dives between them and us, the newbies! We travelled out about 30 mins to a place just off Gaya island, we did the basic drills in shallow water and the dive instructor took us out a little further, although Si was having few issues with his buoyancy and just feeing a little panicked. We got out for lunch and went back to do a ...

Kota Kinabalu, Borneo

A travel blog entry by shayles on Sep 20, 2014

12 photos

... who is staying at Jack's joins me on the roadside to get into town also and she is used to hitching so I feel safe doing it with another person and she flags someone down and off we go. Thankfully the guy is clean-cut, married with a child and off to work in the city. All is normal. We drop the chick at some accommodation and then he wants to drive me to the airport instead of from the shopping centre in town where he works and I can catch the ...

Climbing to the top of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by erucci on Aug 18, 2014

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... your legs are fresh, the altitude has not yet become a factor, and there are actually small flat stretches to break up all of the stairs. From 3-5km you are going up very steep stairs with almost no breaks. It was in the second half of this that the altitude hit me, and I started feeling light headed and dizzy. Luckily this cleared after about an hour and didn't return, I certainly wouldn't have been able to complete the ...

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