Travel Blogs from Kota Kinabalu
... tourists to see the flower, and when the flowers we saw died after the 3 week life cycle, they would have to set up the walkway to the next flower if it happened to be on their land. It grows wild, and cannot be cultivated. We also went on another organised tour, to the Mari Mari Cultural Village. It was well worthwhile too. We got to see different tribes from the past, their food , style of cooking, clothes, and music. That is where we both got a small henna tattoo. It ...
... earlier too! So dangerous! Luckily it ignored me but I knew to remain still and sway my head from side to side until help came (crying at the same time is optional!). On the boat ride back we decided to arrange a "reunion meal" back in Kuching....for that evening! (We were all going our separate ways after that). I still can't believe I did the whole trip, including accommodation for £17.70! When I arrived back at my hotel, I explained where I had been and I had ...
... on a fantastic lightning show with the odd rumble of thunder thrown in (thankfully no rain); there was hardly a cloud in the sky, but stars aplenty. Absolutely stunning.
Mr John is now in bed snoring loudly whilst I try to concentrate writing the blog.
It’s now gone midnight here, so it’s good night from me and good night from him.
Hopefully I will get round to writing something at sometime tomorrow, most probably from the airport.
... to survive the Allied bombings at the end of World War II. We then
found Signal Hill (a UFO like observation pavilion); I am planning to walk up
there one morning but John is opting for a coffee at the White Coffee
Townhouse! On to the Jesselton Hotel which was built in 1954; it is now KK’s
oldest hotel and Lady Edwina (wife of Lord Louis Mountbatten) is a notable
dignitary who stayed there in ...
... made sure to take our time. Once we had got in a rhythm it was quite enjoyable, I felt like I was really achieving something and the views behind us were incredible, we were above the level of the clouds! An hour later and we had reached the top with the pinnacles insight. We got to spend the next hour at the top, recovering from the climb before enjoying our packed lunch. We made sure to get plenty of pictures of the views before we had to start the descend down. It ...
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