Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu
... sanctuary. He's not very verbose in reality but on paper sounds very charismatic. I get tired and the mask is filling my mouth and I'm getting a headache from mask pressure. So I'm grateful to return. Although we do see some cool stuff, striped pipe fish with red tails, puffer fish and some prawns! Returning we chill by the pool and have some drinks classic OJ and try to do laps. The sun is blazing down today. Our room is a bit of a walk ...
... packed full, the rear overflow was full, and it was just standing room at the back waiting for a space to open up.
Everyone was dressed in their finest from young to old and I was just there in ...
19 Tuk tuks
1 Road Accident
1 Stolen Phone
1 Destroyed Phone
35 UNESCO sites
11 Christian Churches
10 Russian Orthodox Churches
2 Jewish Synagoges
34 Buddhist Temples
3 Shinto Shrines
3 Hindu Temples
7 Other Temples
4 Swimming Pools
59 Games of scrabble
8 free upgrades
... absolutely jack ****, the day just seems to be ticking along.
Doing my internet planning as usual, I got myself a hostel in Manilla that's centrally located and at an amazing deal of a price. The curiously I went on to the British FCO website for bias requirements and the countries current state of play. A big sign flashed up informing people not to go as the local terrorist group are kicking off again and kidnapping at the moment ...
... was on schedule - strange that the departure board was incorrect....and five minutes before our scheduled departure, someone opened the door and we filed out onto the tarmac and onto the plane! We felt like we were back into South American timelines and "organized chaos".
We landed in Lahad Datu thirty minutes later - a single strip airport and were met by our guide and driver who took us the rest of the two and a half hours into Tabin Nature Preserve by van.