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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 …
... it was slightly strange swimming in such an overwhelming number of fish but hey, we're not complaining!
There were thousands of different coloured fish - Nemo was there plus his very much bigger brother - same colours and shape only bigger. Sammy saw puffer fish, stingray, morray eel, parrot fish - on and on and on.
The team at Borneo Dreams.com were fantastic, everything organised and a great fun team to spend a day with. If you're ...
I wasn't going to post another blog, but had a wonderful day diving, so thought I would share it. We had to be at the dive shop at 8.15am, and it took a while for everyone to complete their paperwork and make final payments. It was a short walk up to the Jesselton pier, where there were 2 dive boats waiting. My boat had 3 instructors and only 6 divers, so there was ample room on the boat. 4 of the divers were completing their Open water course with a very large (and ...
... assemble the group and show us what we were foraging for then we would all bend down and scrabble around the forest floor looking for the precious seeds. We did this in a couple of different spots, collecting bags of seeds on the way. The guide lead us to the banks of the oxbow lake. Ravaged by Salvinia, a South American invasive pond weed, the environmental problems facing the the oxbow lakes along the Kinabatangan River is at risk of jeopardising the whole ...
... together with us and each other. Far from an inconvenience we truly enjoyed their enthusiasm and friendliness; many had never been on a yacht before.
With the dignitaries back on shore we made our way in the dinghy to meet our host family. "Salma" was a single mother whose husband was killed in an accident a few years prior. She lived in a very large and well-appointed home with her sister, brother-in-law, grandma and five children. They put on a massive feast for us which ...