Tune Hotel - 1Borneo, Kota Kinabalu
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- High-speed internet in room
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In Kota Kinabalu, we stayed in a hotel which was basically part of a huge shopping centre (hypermall), which meant we didn't really have to go far for things to do or food to eat, which was pretty lucky, because there was very little else to do.
After a couple of days of wandering around the hypermall and going to the cinema there, we got …
... probiscus - which I learnt are grouped either as all male groups (distinctive with their noses and large bellies) or as groups of 14 or so females with just one male. Lucky fella eh!
There was a lot of monkey business going on - especially when we came cross a large family of around 20 with little babies trying to involve themselves in the play, peeking and falling out of the bushes.
The rain came in just as we were making our way back to the lodge so we arrived ...
... evening. (Gin and tonics, a Piña Colada and Slipper Crab with a creamy cheese sauce for me, yum). Wednesday is departure day and Ronnie worked out a schedule of shared taxis to get us all to the airport or our next hotel. After a leisurely breakfast, on a verandah overlooking the sea, 4 of us muster enough energy to Kayak to a very nearby small island. It took about 1/2 hour to reach the island. Cameron and Catherine decided to circumnavigate the island in ...
... stay cool most of the night. This also saves us running the generator all night saving fuel, so it is a good compromise. Thank goodness for those A/C techs in Labuan on this night, as the temperatures were into the high 30’s all day and most of the nigtht.
We enjoyed our meandering trip downriver the following day, again using the current to our advantage while motoring. We exited the rivermouth, waving goodbye to Salmat and her family as we passed Menumbok and turned ...
... instead researched getting in to the city from the airport and hoped all would fall in to place the following day! To look back on Borneo we managed to do everything that we hoped and with relative ease - a pleasant surprise considering the initial rebuffs we received about fitting it in! The island is a must see for wildlife lovers and with just four days, a willingness to loosen the purse strings and a bit of planning you can do a lot on the island! Written by ...