Mesilau Nature Resort
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... in generally calm conditions, but then the resort staff chased us away – first claiming that we could not anchor there, then trying to charge us and finally by running boats and jet skis just feet from our boat to create waves. We decided not to cause a fuss being guests in this country and moved back over in front of the Sutera Marina complex. We anchored behind a couple other cats just to south of the marina entrance and went ashore to enjoy the amenities and to get our ...
... for a short while.
Hannah and I took another walk out on another trail to find Paku Beach which turned out to be utterly stunning- more so than the one we visited the day before and very photogenic too. En-route we laughed at the number of people crowded around one tree to catch a glimpse of a single proboscis monkey (similar to the throngs we'd seen at Kinabantangan) and also at the middle aged American couples we passed who seem to feel the need to dress up in matching ...
... enough he was sitting there, I came back from the toilet to find Dave chatting to someone and it turned out to be one on the PhD students who was out here helping to run Dave's tropical ecology course! After eating, we headed back to the hostel for some sleep since we had a very early start. The only problem was all of Australia's school kids seemed to be hanging around outside our room which didn't help with getting an early ...
... one of these chances. At the end of the tour, we were fed another buffet lunch of local cuisine before heading overland to the second portion of the action packed day...mountain biking. Our biking guide, Christian, geared us up with our gear and led us across a narrow suspension pedestrian bridge and into the nearby countryside to try stretch our legs some double and single tracks and some small roads meandering over hills and ...
... into the fog. The Kinabalu Park is Malaysia's first world heritage site, covering an area of 754 km2 with probably the richest flora collection in the world. This said, you really need to come in the right season which we did not. Anyway, we headed up to the HQ (only about half a km down the road) where we paid RM15/pp to enter.
We did a short walk through the forest and up to the Botanical Gardens. We walked ...