Novotel Kota Kinabalu 1Borneo
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNovotel Kota Kinabalu 1Borneo
No holiday is complete without some hiccups. But all was rectified. Love their breakfast spread at the Square.
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... longest washing hair and scratch head massage ever; before the hair dresser cut off quite a lot of my hair... I'm avoiding being in photos till it grows back to an acceptable level! A lot of sitting down and some hair TLC seemed to help Gemma, so we had a slightly more energetic afternoon starting with a visit to a clock tower and then a view point hidden up a tiny hike through some trees. However the weather that proceeded to halt us, as we ...
... assemble the group and show us what we were foraging for then we would all bend down and scrabble around the forest floor looking for the precious seeds. We did this in a couple of different spots, collecting bags of seeds on the way. The guide lead us to the banks of the oxbow lake. Ravaged by Salvinia, a South American invasive pond weed, the environmental problems facing the the oxbow lakes along the Kinabatangan River is at risk of jeopardising the whole ...
... so the bar soon filled up. Secretly we were routing for Vietnam but as Malaysia ended up winning 4-2 (5-4 on aggregate) we couldn't complain too much. At half-time and full-time of the game live music was played which consisted of English classics we were able to sing along two and after a couple of buckets of beer we headed back. The plan was to book accommodation for Jakarta, Indonesia, our next destination but we were unable to find anything reasonably ...
... so my dives on the Lermontov which is a fantastical experience ... deep, cold water, with poor visibility, and a long way from home so you have quite a long, often rough boat journey there and back. Anyway, diving in the tropics has about as much in common with the Lermontov as parliament and common sense.
We had three dives planned for today is various parts of the bays a short boat ride from Jesselton ...
... this reason make sure you pack an extra base layer for the second day). Dinner was a relatively decent buffet, and by that time all I'd eaten was a few Clif Bars and M&Ms, so it tasted truly delicious. We then had lights out at 8pm, which is entirely necessary since you have to get up at 2am to get ready for the summit hike. Unfortunately the staff don't really abide by lights out, so the cabin remained fairly noisy throughout ...