Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu
No joo, tuli kolme yötä ja neljä päivää vietettyä Borneon Sabahissa, Kota Kinablussa. Jos haluaa vain olla, ei edes shoppailla, niin voin suositella, muuten en voi. Ei mitään tekemistä eikä näkemistä! Kaupunkikin on ruma.
Hotelli Promenade oli valintamme, oli neljä tähteä ja kaikki. Ihan luksusta välillä tarjolla siis. …
We had an early start from Turtle island with no more turtle sightings on the way and got the boat to Sandakan where we got a flight to Tawau in the south east of Sabah. We stayed in a nice hotel for the night and I was sadly excited to once more be in accommodation with warm running water, proper toilets and carpet on the floor. We had a lazy day …
... but had a room spare which we got for 80 ringit instead of 90 as it had a window and the one we originally booked didn't. how lucky we are! Room a bit small smelly and stuffy but hot water so I'm not complaining and after all we do have a window to open! Great location & air con. Went for dinner at Peppermint on Gaya street which was a bit of a fast food joint but okay and recommended on Wiki travel then we walked along the front for a ...
... than 48 hrs. We then worked as a team to set up everything and got acquainted with the villagers and the surroundings.We were all shocked by how small the "village" was.Over the next week we had a meal with the villagers and discovered how awkwardly placed the stream was, (own a steep steep hill!) from which we had to carry water in jerry cans. We got enlightened to "Sabah Time" and what it truly meant was "Never On Time"We then started to work on the work site clearing all the ...
... that we reached the top - it was impossible to get my camera out at that stage - the only sort of camera that was going to work up there was an underwater one.
On the descent - slow, painful, but gradually lighter and lighter so I could see the beautiful granite landscape we were climbing over - it suddenly became clear where all those lovely waterfalls down at the bottom were coming from. Where we'd been climbing over ...
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