Sanbay Hotel

2 km Jalan Leila, Sandakan, Sabah, 90702, Malaysia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Sandakan

Man of the Jungle

A travel blog entry by mattgottwald


... some creepy crawlies. Some huge ants and a bright yellow spider as well as long centipedes and some huge and beautiful butterflies. The butterflies must have been at least 6 inches across but the buggers never sit still enough for a photo! I must have sweat about 3 litres of water out in the humidity but well worth it. And so tomorrow I am going across to turtle island in the hope of seeing turtles laying eggs and hopefully even some new hatchlings. I hope this trip never ends at ...

Day 268 - Nius per sopar?/Bird nest for dinner?

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... el millor de l’hotel és el restaurant lounge que hi ha al terrat: podríem ser a San Francisco. Les pizzes són una meravella! Una bona manera d’acabar aquest dia tan ple de contrastos. Bona nit.

Today we started the day on the Kinabatangan river looking for Pygmy Elephants: our guide had told us ...

Day 265/267 Reforestation / Reforestació

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... heat and humidity. We were all sweating a lot but we were also happy and satisfied to leave our small contribution in this area. We also realised how hard the job of replanting was. Since July 2011 they have planted 180,000 trees but there is still much work to do. When we finished, they took us to another area in the jungle where the replanted trees were quite big already.

We ...

Day 259/260 L'home de la Selva / Man of the Forest

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... called Beryl. She is a very cute orangutan that helps her little friend Peanut to get used to his new environment.

After that, already getting a bit hungry, we visited the Rainforest Discovery Center where we went on a canopy walk on 200-year-old trees. We saw cool caterpillars, flying lizards, colorful birds, and we even saw a bee hive on one of the branches of a huge tree called Bee Tree, of course. When ...

Day 4: On the hunt for elephants

A travel blog entry by tis


... luck.

We came back to the lodge just in time for breakfast. We all worked up an appetite on the river. Next we decided to go for a walk into the little village to visit the store. Some people were hoping to find chips! It was a fun walk into town and we found the shop. We also found the local elementary school so we went in for a visit. We got to have a quick visit with the students and the youngest students at 4 years old were very excited to see ...

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