Borneo Highlands Resort
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kuching
... reach through the cage bars, and their arms are really long)-- not with a violent intent, but because when they have something of ours (such as a tool), they'll get offered a food/toy bribe in exchange for the return of the item. Very smart animals. But grabbing somebody could turn into a bad situation real quickly, due to their massive size and strength. Amazing animals that look right into your eyes with such incredible personality.
... silly, we thought this was maybe where they hung out and we would see them again..that was our only sighting..anyways didn't get to far with our trekking..b was tired, I was grumpy, so he went back to the room and I went down to the beach. I did manage to spot another proboscis monkey, this time quite close but I didn't have a camera on me..and then a whole group spotted it and she disappeared..got savaged by sand flies but stuck it out to watch sunset. Headed back to the room and ...
... indulgence in (very potent) rice wine, beer and other alcohol. The men were very inebriated when we arrived so the visit was a little uncomfortable. My neighbour, who spent 5 years in Borneo 20 years ago, gave me some great books published in the 80s. This is a quote from the cover of the book, Vanishing World, the IBAN of Borneo: "The IBAN were the most numerous and forceful of the Dyak tribes that came under the rule of James Brooke, first ...
... a quick search showed 2 people were taken last week and it's not an unusual occurrence as people are regularly snatched and held to ransom in the Philippines. Awesome. (Don't worry Mum - it's nowhere near where you're coming). So, what to do? If Nic were here, I'd have probably stuck with plan A (perhaps overly confident in her abilities to fend off armed men?!) but as it was, I've decided to come to Kuching on the other side of the island in the Malaysian state of ...
Plan for today was to get back to the main land and travel to valentines ( one of the guides) village further east into Borneo. The main fact that we learnt today was that Borneo is the most humid country in the world. To start our journey we made the return one hour journey in the boats. It wasn't so nice this time as it was chucking it down with rain and the sea was really rough, so spray was hitting us in the boat. We were absolutely soaking wet!! We got the ...