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

New Speed Record...and another brush with death!

A travel blog entry by smallcatfun on Jul 04, 2015

1 comment, 34 photos

... from ESSCOM – our military escort that we will pick up in Kudat that will help us navigate the bandits on the southeast coast of Borneo adjacent to the Philippines.

We received a very informative briefing from our organizers, ESSCOM and our Indonesian organizers for our next ‘leg’ that will begin in August. We also found out many facts about Borneo and in particular Sabah – which is in the top three regions in the world for biodiversity on both land ...

Wild Borneo

A travel blog entry by hannahandtim on Jun 29, 2015

18 photos

... br> On the way home I almost trod on a monster of a black scorpion right outside the hostel- the poor fellow looked a bit lost and wasn't at all threatening or scary. Danny confirmed these are quite common, will give a sting similar to that of a bee if provoked and that this one was not actually that big an example (it was big enough, thanks). Wildlife is simply everywhere here.

After a lovely Italian lunch freshly cooked by a nice Italian couple staying in the hostel and ...

Canopy Walk / Hornbill Trail / Fly to Kota

A travel blog entry by wareameye on Jun 17, 2015

21 photos

... to Lahad Datu. Our flight is on an ATR propeller plane, and a very comfortable 50 minute hope to Kota Kinabalu. We are staying at a Shangri-La resort which is absolutely to die for. Wish we had longer, but the long journey home begins tomorrow for most of us.

One of our group members is staying on a couple more nights, and he has upgraded to an executive ...

Valentine's in KK

A travel blog entry by kenandallan on Feb 14, 2015

8 photos

... us on and the guide on this tour, so we were able to have amazing conversations about politics, local tribes, family [his grandmother who was a witchdoctor and his grandfather who was a POW in WWII], wildlife, and biking. It was an incredible afternoon. Christian drove us back to the hotel which was certainly more exhilarating than the morning drive in the minibus. We had selected this particular hotel because of its rooftop pool ...

A Quick Stop In Kinabalu National Park

A travel blog entry by peteandal on Dec 07, 2014

4 photos

... They were lovely and it's always quite funny when that happens. It happened quite lot through Asia, mainly because Pete is so tall. I am not exceptionally tall for a female but I have had a lot of weird things said about my nose. Women coming up to me in the street saying I have a nice nose etc. I assume it's because it has a kind of witch-like flick is why it looks interesting to them.

The cloud had really ...

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