Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu
... the water in my scuba gear I was amazed at the rainforest and just wanted to get into it and explore. So flying KK to Sandakan, head into the jungle for a night, cruise up the Kinabatangan river at dusk, have a night walk in the jungle and early morning boat ride. Then a stopover in a forest lodge just by the Sepilok's Orangatang rehabilitation centre then up early and off to turtle island for a night-watch for turtles laying their eggs.
My last day in KK, ...
... to Spain for the Winter,and Manuel is now living now in Cambodia,so we all keep meeting up now and then. We plan on heading down to Singapore,then turning round and heading north once more,following the weather,Christmas on Koh Samui,then up to Laos,Cambodia,and Vietnam,before coming back south again! We had a lovely week in Kuala Lumpur,before catching a flight on Air Asia to Borneo,for the princely sum of £11! BORNEO, it's one of those places you all ...
... we had been gone, the Camp’s staff had taken the decorations that Dr R and I had brought from England – banners had been strung up, balloons had been blown and an emergency cake had been rustled up (not easy to find on Hari Raya – imagine going cake shopping on Christmas Day). A card had been swiftly passed around then presented to Kenny along with the traditional singing. Candles blown out (then again, and again, and again as they were ...
... lights for us to manouever, helping us with our lines and just trying to comfort us – many had seen what had happened with their own eyes as we were just off the marina breakwater in full view of many boats. A huge thank you to all – Terry, Mike, Urs, John, Jules and everyone else that pitched in.
Many lessons learned for us (again). We will take today to reflect on them and do what every good pilot I’ve ever known does – not make the same mistakes ...
... problems in the East............................BUT we are safe now :-).
After those two Deluxe Backpackers Weeks with specials guests, we're ready for the last part of our journey...Singapore! Far away from the dusty Cambodian roads or the cheapy backpackers streets of Vietnam. We are heading for the Lion City before returning to safe (?) and cool (?) little ...
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