Borneo Proboscis River Lodge
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... buses that we could catch in and out of town whenever we wanted to. The apartment had a proper kitchen and there was a grocery store downstairs, so we could cook for ourselves especially for the evening meal. It was so nice to eat home cooking again. We both miss that. We tried a few new dishes including a really nice laksa. The main reason people come to KK is to climb Mount Kinabalu. We were planning to try, and even had altitude sickness medication to prepare for ...
... in action was fantastic. Flying lemurs only fly at night. Our guide told us to switch all of our torches off at one point so we all stood in the pitch black looking at some luminous trees. Amazing, the bark was luminous! Fantastic if a little eerie in the dark. I loved the tiny frogs with loud voices and saw a huge black scorpion catch a cricket, keeping it on it's back for a meal later on. We walked for 2 hours and arrived safely back at the ranger's ...
... we boarded the boat from the jetty for the journey back; just the two of us. We had only gone a few hundred yards when the skipper started turning the boat around in
response to a phone call. He raced back explaining he had some other people
to pick up. When we arrived back at Sapi jetty there were four armed police;
there was an incident on Pulau Mamutik and they needed quick transport to get
there. Osman had called our boat back. The Police ...
... Mr Goldfinch, nice to see you again’; I was asked for my room number by one of the other staff members!
The hors d’oeuvres are excellent here in the Club Lounge and for the last two nights we have not needed to eat out! We are, however, planning to eat at the Night Market later
this evening after checking it out last night; fantastic seafood BBQ selections.So just a few nuts with our drinks ...
... so decided so share two lots of dim sum and 2 lots of meat pancakes between the three of us before having a main meal of friend chicken noodles. By the end I was stuffed but felt so good after just eating rice the past few days. We were all still tired after the trip so headed back to the hotel at 9 for an early night and lie in the next morning. Mulu had turned out to be an incredible trip, and to think we only planned it at the last minute, probably the best thing we've ...
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