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TravelPod Member ReviewsWinner Hotel Kota Kinabalu
bit scruff around the edges, fairly clean, good breakfast, good location, good staff, bit over priced though.
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Back in Malaysia and the first thing we notice, of course, is the food. We are staying in a wee place most people come to because of Orangutans and forests, we have come because we are heading to Kuching and this way is the easier option for us. It's an odd wee place, partly to us because it’s raining so hard you can’t see past the end …
... the hugely impressive infinity pool looking out over Singapore on one side and the hundreds of container ships waiting out at sea on the other. It was a nice mini-celebratory drink and what a place to do it.
A quick lunch followed and then we said our goodbyes to Lamb et al, jumped in a taxi, picked up our bags and straight to Changi airport for the 2 hour flight to Kota Kinabalu. From the almost Swiss precision and cleanliness of Singapore, we are heading ...
... and I were ecstatic as well knowing that EACH board costs at least $300 USD plus shipping. We thanked the crew profusely for their help and they happily departed with big smiles – their first ‘yacht’ (pronounced YAWCHT) repair complete!
Our trip to Brunei proved rather expensive and somewhat disappointing. We only spent one night there but the whole trip cost us more than $800 – for the ferry, hotel, meals and then the $50 USD PER SIGNATURE from the ...
... your chances on this penultimate boat trip and we all kept our eyes and ears peeled. When there was a flurry of five or so boats in front of us with fingers pointing into the canopy we suddenly realised we could be lucky here and indeed we were as the unmistakably long, ginger arm of a large female orangutan emerged above us.
We watched intently as she shuffled away into the shadows and it felt pretty cool to have seen one. Then, an eagle eyed Spaniard sat in front of ...
... monkey (so ugly they are kind of cute...if that makes sense!!) and Pygmy elephant. The Oran Utans really performed for us, my photos show mum and dad showing baby how to crack open a coconut on the concrete and then feeding her, really cool. Sea day today...Manila, Philippines, ...