Celyn Resort Kinabalu
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Trip back to KK via Ranau in the mountains to see Mount Kinabalu the 3rd largest mountain in the world that you can walk up. It takes 2 days and 1 night to climb with the last ascent starting at 2am to arrive at the summit at dawn. It takes 9 hours to get back down the 8.5 km trail.
We only stayed on it but had great views of mountain and its …
... in a year and can grow up to 100cm. We see 2 big specimens. They grow on the ground but big roots, tendrils, spiral up into the surrounding trees. The Sabah tea garden is high in the hills and quite remote. The cottage is nice and clean and about 30yds from outside bar with internet where I am updating this diary. It's a little cooler up here. Down by the coast it's early 30's but probably only high 20's up here in the ...
... on the way back so we finished up and cracked a bottle of rice wine while the three volunteers debated for over an hour what exactly it was, this only intensified when I produced my footage. The wine wasn't great but it definitely could have been worse. We put my SD card into Graham's old computer but it didn't play very well so that didn't help. We went to bed around midnight when it had started raining pretty ...
... travelers was that the climb to the mountain is very expensive ( around 300/400 pounds). It was clear for me, that I will not be able to afford that, but I was willing to check it out on my own. After all, anything is possible. Getting close to the office I was stressed...I felt either I get a good deal or a bad news. I hoped for the first one.
It took 3 min. to get disappointed at first...one thing, the two day climb was fully booked up for the next month. Second thing ...
... headache. Once we started ascending, the only effects that i had from altitude was shortness of breath and pins and needles in arms and hands. It wasn't bad and everyone had trouble breathing, so we had to stop very frequently especially after steep parts. When i finally got to the top of the mountain, I was so hyperventilating that my guide was getting me to do deep slower breaths. The rest house where we stayed for the night was very basic - i think we ...