Celyn Resort Kinabalu
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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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 …
... turned into streams because of all the rainfall and it was really muddy underfoot.
We got some lunch and then sat to wait for our bus which was due at 2pm. Surprise surprise, there was no bus and after a couple of hours waiting we decided that we couldn't handle another journey like we had to Jakarta and decided to just get on the next bus that came along. We had originally wanted to go to Sukau but ended up getting on a bus to ...
... us to our hostel, Grace Hostel. The 3 of us had a shared room with bunk beds, the bathroom was just down the hallway. There was a huge common lounge area complete with open fire, and a kitchen area. The whole place was clean and beautiful. We made a cup of tea and rested a bit (Alanna had a sleep).
Walked back to the Balsam restaurant for dinner, nice buffet dinner with lots of selections. Walked back in the dark (about 10mins) to our hostel and turned in for the ...
That's the trouble with flying across time zones, confusion sets in. On balance it's Saturday so it must be day 3. Last night we booked into the Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu for one night. All refurbished and excellent if a little blingy for our taste. At breakfast this morning they had flags by the different breakfast sections in the buffet, Malay, Indonesian, but sadly no uk. However an excellent selection of breads plus ...
Day 45. We awoke to the sound of fighting dogs. The "slow" group was departing as we, the "fast group" sat down to breakfast, a nervous excitement permeating the group in anticipation of the climb. Well fed and with packed lunch in tow, we began our ascent from Timpohon Gate (1866m). Our destination was the Lamaing hostel in Laban Rata, 6km away in ground distance but at 3296m above sea level. The five of us were joined by Aditya, a PhD student ...