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... 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 ...
... us today we also had one of those "moments" difficult. When we have days without adventure, just going from hotel to hotel, we feel like we are just losing time. Our stay at this hotel in Kota Kinabalu has been a continuation of Singapore and it seems that we miss the action. We had planned a few days of adaptation but they have become too many days.
Therefore, we look ...
... to us at the stall. So
we sat down and he cut one open (OMG the smell; some people describe the
smell as between drains and gas); the flesh surrounds large stones (size of avocado
stones) and is very creamy, almost custard like, but has a very good taste
(not sure how to describe it exactly, not sweet). People either adore it or
are utterly disgusted by it (sounds like Marmite). Sorry we can’t bring any
home for you to try!
... it in less than an hour otherwise we'd be told to head back down. Thankfully we reached it in 45 minutes but I felt horrendous. I'd already drunk over a litre of water, was absolutely drenched with sweat and felt like I was going to throw up...but I wasn't going to stop so after a 5 minute break we continued with the climb. By 9am and after over 2 hours of climbing we reached the 1.6km mark which signalled the start of the 'vertical parts'. Since the 900m mark the climb ...
... Thomas Jackson, Perfect Apostolic of Labuan and North Borneo, wrote about the headhunters:
"They have a custom of killing people in order to obtain human skulls, which they suspend as trophies from the roofs of their huts. But, notwithstanding the barbarous customs that exist amongst them, they have many good qualities."
Here's some more info about the headhunters you need to know. Headhunting was a way to gain respect and fame among his ...