Hotel City Star

Lot 3A-4B, Block 22, 4th Avenue, Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sandakan

Second Stop: Alor Setar

A travel blog entry by len16


It's our second day with no work and no kids to attend to. We're now off to Alor Setar in Kedah to visit the DXN farm. Yes, I'm a DXN distributor. It's a business I love doing.

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabiliation centre

A travel blog entry by soph022


... managed to annoy a few of the orang and narrowly avoided a few swipes from a giant orange fluffy arm.

After the feeding was a video about the centre and the work they do, and then a visit to the sun bear conservation centre where we were able to watch these amazing little bears climb trees and roll about in the sun. I got some great little videos of these guys. They are sadly endangered so thank goodness for places like this to raise awareness and look out for ...

Still hanging around in Borneo...

A travel blog entry by valetroy


... antics without trying to frame a pic or video (it was videos that flattened the battery - though forgetting to recharge didn't help).

The alpha orang was very picky and took all the orange fruit out of the basket first before the others got a look in. Big daddy macaque was very wary of the orangs but the little ones were cheeky monkeys and crept in at every opportunity. The tiny baby orang was carried by another that looked no more than ...

Bat Caves, Orangutans and Sun Bears

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw


... We also saw a very large monitor lizard and a large crocodile who the locals call Frankie!

Friday - we visited the Sepilock orangutan rehabilitation sanctuary where they take O's that have been rescued some of which have been orphaned or have been taken from their mothers as pets by local people. They are bottle fed and slowly taught all the skills they would have learnt from their mothers - it can take up to 10 years before they ...

Monkeyin' Around

A travel blog entry by ecour0404


... of "it's a small world after all" I have never been a believer of consciences but it's hard not to when stuff like that happens. What are the odds that one of the few dozen people I've met weeks ago happens to come to the sleepy town of Sandakan on the same day and is in the same hostel? this is not an isolated case either, I hear stories along these lines all the time. It is impossible and scary to try and figure out the inner workings of how things always seem to work out. ...

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This hotel is located on Lot 3A-4B, Block 22, 4th Avenue, Sandakan.
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