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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Eden54 Kota Kinabalu
Modern, clean, nice shower, comfy bed, good location close to shops, restaurants etc. Staff very helpful with trying to book things for you (particularly helpful if you don't speak Malaysian!)
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After 'The Danna' you have to come back to reality at some point in time, so why not go for a change of scenery which in our case meant travelling to Kota Kinablau in the state of Sabah, Malaysian Borneo. We soon discovered that KK is a place where you get dragged around by your nose. The local market goes from the smell of waffles (strangely …
... and can be sold as pets on the black market. Once the orangutans are able to fend for themselves and have the skills they need – which can take up to 6-7 years – they are encouraged to leave the enclosures and set up a new life in the wild. With the reserve covering 40sqkm it is possible for the ape to live independently and never see another human if they so wish.
We got to the reserve for feeding time – visitors are allowed to see only ...
... 3 and a half hours. We did our best to get as warm as we could before we made our way back down the mountain. It was at this stage that we realized that we had managed to get further than most - I know we were two freaks sitting up in the cold on a rock, but we were at 3600 metres then, only 400 metres from the summit. So, we actually felt pretty good at breakfast and enjoyed sharing our drama with a few others. Most were amazed we had done the rope section, given the ...
... biggest flower in the world, and we got to see all three stages of the flower- bud, full bloom, dead black flower. It was truly spectacular to see.it was growing near a river, on a small farm. The family who owned the land charged everyone A$10.00pp to be taken to see the flower. They had a walkway set up to get us to the flowers and back away again. It was expensive for Malaysia, but it seemed to be their livelihood, as they didn't seem to do anything else apart ...
... I don't even like cats but I can make an exception for this one!) We arrived at the restaurant and I got some kaya jam on toast (kaya is coconut jam and absolutely delicious) as well as a tea tarek. Howard was going to take us back into kudat at 11 so we made the most of the time left here by sitting on the beach admiring the scenery for the last time. We went to settle our tab before we left and we couldn't believe ...