King Park Hotel Tawau
Travel Blogs from Tawau
... down and the orangutans are now "rehabilitated" in a restricted park and turned into an attraction for tourists. None of the cities I traveled through impressed me one bit. There was nothing charming about Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan or Semporna. The last city, Semporna, was just filthy, run-down and smelled like trash and sewer. I couldn't wait to get out of there. It was very unfortunate, since so many tourists use Semporna as a base for the ...
... onto a small longboat and lying down to avoid being seen by immigration officials!
The boat took 1 hour and I followed Justin to immigration, he actually took my passport to the front of the queue and started speaking to the officials who seemed to be his mates who stamped me through straight away! Got a taxi with Justin and his other friend into the town centre and he paid for me. He was just so helpful and friendly and seemed like a genuine guy. We went to a shop where ...
... Standing under this giant shade tree you are in a 15 yard x 15 yard area. There is trash of all sorts with bones mixed in on the slope going down towards the lake and above that are (8) A-frame shaped deals out of bamboo neatly arranged against the hill backdrop...you could maybe squeeze in one more to the side. Seemed like trash was everywhere along coins all on the ground. To the right behind the tree are a set of four terraces around 15ft wide...almost ...
... the roof catching up on blog entries and drinking beer. Did this till around 3pm and then went to the room. Fretted about my eye for a bit then went to sleep I think. My eye although vision wise is fine, on closer inspection it would seem the muscle or the fluid or whatever it is above my eyelid is damaged so my eyebrow ridge is slightly more exposed meaning I have a black line above my eye, there is also a constant irritation and has been for some time, I just ...
... food, mertabak and a curry and then booked the room. Next to the hotel is a donut place, Charlottes' head nearly fell off at the variety. We bought a couple then went to KFC for chips for Charlotte and then back to the room where we watched 30 minutes or less. Amusing, not as amusing as the premise/cast could have been though. Sleeping was not easy, what kind of hotel has neither a fan nor a/c. It's not even ******* cheap!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet