Borneo Highlands Resort
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... you're just concentrating too much on not losing your footing to spot what is around you!!
But all in all a worthwhile trip. Soaked to the core, with sweat, rainwater and seawater we caught the boat back to civilisation. We have been back a few hours now, been out and had our last dinner in Kuching, but still the clothes are hanging up in our room trying to dry, ready to pack away tomorrow when we make our next ...
... and bloated bellies (see photos), they are also an endangered species and only found in Borneo, making our time with them even more special.
Back in the comfort of our hostel in Kuching, we had one final day in Borneo to fill and what better place to visit than Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, where wild orang-utans roam free and could be watched in the morning when fed by local staff (... that is if they decide to be fed). We decided to get up early again, 6am, in time for the ...
... have done it more efficiently whilst being a bit more dry) as we arrived in this Audley style hotel with amazing rooms with bath, rain showers, big wonderful beds, balconies, huge swimming pool etc etc... So after a hot bath with lots of bath bubbles and amazing dinner with stewed venison, carrots, local flavoursome spinach and beer, I was happy as Larry. Our exploration started with a night jungle walk, so we jumped on the pick up truck and some were sitting in the truck but we ...
... lying. There has been highs and lows in such a short space of time but it has been overall an incredible experience. The only, and I mean the only downside to Sarawak is that to fully explore the whole state, which is the biggest in Malaysia, is you need to have a big budget. This is because of the fact that whilst most Borneo natives are tourist friendly, there are questionable places in the interior that definitely requires a guide. Something that is expensive with us ...
... on the trek. By 1130 the chicken was cooked and we settled down to lunch; in addition to the bamboo chicken we had rice, bean salad and bananas.
At about 1200 we started to trek back to the car; we were quicker on the return trek as we didn't have to stop to build any bamboo crossings over the streams; some of the bamboo bridges were in need of repair!
When we got back to the Homestay we had about half an hour to rest and freshen ...
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