The Mark's Lodge
Travel Blogs from Sandakan
... as well as swifts that make nests of of their saliva. You've got to love the Chinese taste buds - twice year these nests are harvested to be sold in Chinese restaurants! As nobody else was heading my way I ended up with my own personal driver and guide which was nice. Azies had had to bring his kids along as they were off school but the more the merrier. As we entered the park I didn't have enough cash to pay the 10 ringgit camera fee but (very!) luckily for me, ...
... for over 7000 ringgits per kg....it's no wonder workers often put their life at risk collecting the nests! After arriving back to the minibus we started the journey back to Sandakan and ready for our final stop of the tour, the English tea rooms. It was a bit surreal to walk into a garden with people playing croquet and the staff dressed in the black dresses with white trim...I hope people don't visit her thinking that's what the English ...
Avui hem comenšat el dia a la vora del riu Kinabatangan buscant elefants pigmeu: ens van dir que feia dies que en veien un a prop del poble de Sukau, o sigui que, abans de marxar d'aquest riu de Cacaolat, hem anat al poble i hem pregunta a un parell o tres de persones si havien vist un elefant. Ens feia una mica de vergonya per˛ no semblaven gaire sorpresos per la pregunta. No hem trobat l’elefant per˛ hem vist ...
The highlight of these days was to be able to participate in the reforestation of the Kinabatangan River through the NestlÚ Project Rileaf. NestlÚ is doing an important task in the area, helping palm oil producers get into sustainable farming and thus certify them as suppliers. At the same time, NestlÚ is planting trees on the riverbanks as a way to connect isolated areas of the jungle, creating a ...
... s Ariana. I will be writing today’s blog and I will try to do as best as I can. Wish me luck!
Early in the morning, my dad woke me up and I clumsily went to put on my clothes in the boiling heat of our lightly air conditioned room. We drove a few meters and found ourselves in the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary. This Sanctuary takes baby orangutans that have been captured and sold as pets, left alone ...
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