Celyn Resort Kinabalu
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- 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 …
The last day in the jungle today. We lost water last night so there is no shower and no water to flush the toilets. We are all pretty grubby. Our clothes are filthy covered in mud and grass seeds, but there is no way I am changing into clean clothes until I have a shower in KK. Today we can hear the sounds of chain saws which remind is a login area, the difference here is it is selective logging ...
... 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 ...
... of pancakes and maple syrup. Then met by our guide and driver at 8am for trip up to the tea plantation. The scenery and vegetation is similar to Laos, sharp edged hills and rainforest. The roads are in fair condition but lots of slow vehicles, some cars built locally appear to be significantly under powered on the hills, it felt like I could walk faster. Our guide ,ray, to use his anglized name, is about 23 and eager ...
... It turns out that the first days climb is 8km in length, 1500m in vertical ascent (to 3296m), and is almost entirely made up of steps. As you can imagine, the burning in your quads, calves, gluts and just about everything else was like nothing else. Thankfully, the calibre of people attempting the climb was so much worse than us, that we were able to take some reassurance that if we were struggling, they were worse! We ...