Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu
Our plans for a final trip to Pristine Beach on Saturday were rained off and we were concerned that our flight to Kota Kinabalu would be cancelled due to an approaching tropical storm, but here we are.
We came with MASwing (part of Malaysia Airways) on a 72 seater prop plane with about 20 passengers. But we got cucumber sandwiches (with …
... was very grateful to have Mark help her on the slippery parts of the path, and the tree roots. It was enough to see the mountain peak from the base. Who needs to get to the top, especially as it had rained the day before and the rocks at the top would have been very slippery. We also went to another hot spring, which was beautiful, and not nearly as sulphurous as the water in Brastagi. The best thing for me was to get to see the Raffalasia flower near the hot springs. It ...
... the cottage so we could all go back and settle down without being drowned rats. I couldn't wait to try all of Oat's creams again! Lennie gave me a sarong to sleep in and the four of us giggled like silly school kids as we laid side by side in our four beds! There was a leech in the shower but I kept an eye on him as I washed and I also checked the bed a few times for bugs too before getting in. What a storm we had, thunder and lightening and terrifically heavy ...
... a last dip in the infinity pool and hit the rays for a couple of hours.
After showering and freshening up we headed off to the Club Lounge for a pot of tea and to check in for our flights and print our boarding cards; as the computers were already taken,
Johnny, the Club Lounge Host offered to do this for us.
We wandered down at 1800 to see the last sunset from the Tanjung Aru (we will see tomorrow’s from the airport) and then back to the Club ...
Good Friday (PH)
Happy Easter to you all.
We woke to a great sunrise this morning over Mount Kinabalu, which we can see from our room.
Whilst having breakfast in the Club Lounge we watched the Night Market closing down and
cleaning up; island boats coming and going from the jetty; fishing boats
coming in and landing their catch and a very ...