Switz Paradise Hotel
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... around doing pretty much nothing! Eventually it was my turn and I was allowed through to walk on to the Indonesian border control. I needed a visa on arrival so went to the visa desk but there was no-one there! What a commotion this caused, my bus driver was running around like a headless chicken, the guards were all on their mobiles, lots of comings and goings, shaking of heads until I was told to wait where I was, someone was on their way! 30 minutes later ...
Hem anat a prendre l'aperitiu al Raffles Hotel, el més antic de Singapore. Ens passegem per l’edifici, imaginant-nos-el durant el període colonial, ple d’anglesos bevent Singapore Sling, el famós cocktail. Anem al LongBar a menjar cacahuets – es veu que és costm llençar les closques a terra, com al meu país les pipes, això que em fa tanta ràbia – i a prendre unes begudes i uns ...
Early morning ritual to watch the sunrise over Mount Kinabalu; starts with a lovely red sky just before 0600; the sun appears from behind the mountain at about 0625. It really is stunning.
We had a visit this morning at breakfast from Fiona, the Hotel's General Manager; she had just returned from two weeks holiday and was trying to get back into work mode! She had a chat with everyone.
We decided not to do to much today, this will be the first since we came away, as it seems like we have been busy the whole time. Garry went on a bird watching trip around the resort and he saw some of the Blue Naped Parrots he wanted to see, I sat by the pool and read some more of my book Garry took himself off to the beach again and found a pair of Pied Hornbills nesting above a ...
... into a couple of friends of mine from China. We all agreed to head to the coast for a seafood dinner. If you are not a fan of seafood you might be out of place in this seafood haven.
Mount Kintabula is one of the tallest mountains in South-East Asia and is the reason many people come to KK to visit. It takes two days to climb the mountain, but I will not get to climb this one this time around.
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