Hotel Emas

TB 2103, North Road, Tawau, Sabah, 91000, Malaysia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Tawau

Wildlife Galore !!!!!

A travel blog entry by djgoes


... was considered a small group. 1 Irish girl (Ann), an American couple living and teaching in Shen shay China (Laura and Nathan) and 2 Swedish couples as well as ourselves. After an hour and a half mini van ride we arrived at a very small village on the bank of the Kinabatangan River where we hopped on one of 3 open boats with 40 horse motors and drove an hour up river to the wilderness camp. We arrived at 5 P.M. And after ...

Hanging Out With the Orangutans

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011


... back to our cabin, turned a corner and I noticed an orangutan sitting on the railing not more than 20 feet in front of us. I told Monica to look up. She stopped abruptly. There was nowhere for us to go except back the way we came. The primate looked at us and she started moving towards us. We had no choice but to go back the way we came. Monica started moving quickly. The quicker we moved, the quicker the orangutan moved. In ...

In the jungle, the mighty jungle...

A travel blog entry by chloecd


... it was definitely a huntsman spider, but they aren't known to bite humans that often and even then it doesn't usually require hospitalization. It was not what you need after a couple of drinks in the middle of the night however!

That night it had started to rain, which meant that I slept like an absolute log, as I was lulled to sleep by the pitter patter of rain on the iron roof - which covered the sound of any animals that may have decided to come and have a nose at ...

Meeting the 'man of the forest', the Orang Utan

A travel blog entry by gunduana


... only happens on several platforms in the rehabilitation center, and the monkeys are obviously free to take whatever the jungle might provide. Depending how independent an ape becomes, it might never go to the feedings anymore in the end. We could witness two feedings and got the opportunity to watch these marvelous species for a while.
We also visited the neighbouring Rainforest Discovery Center, which is an ...

Monkey business

A travel blog entry by judith_michi


... point. We also went to the Rainforest Discovery Centre, which featured another canopy walk, this one much easier accessible, and safer to climb than the one in Brunei. There should have been tons of different birds to see, but we only heard most of them and saw mainly butterflies and a huuuge squirrel, with a bushy tail that was at least 50 cm long. Another attraction around the area are the Proboscis monkeys,which are only found on Borneo. The alpha male lives in a ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on TB 2103, North Road, Tawau, is near Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan Prison Camp Memorial, Agnes Newton Keith Home, and Sandakan Rainforest Park.
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