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 …
... saturated and exhausted but fulfilled. We nearly skipped the complementary lunch as you had to walk down stairs to get there, but powered on for a last bite to eat with Travis, Pam, Emmet and Ashling and then said our goodbyes before heading back to our mountain lodge. Once we get back to the lodge we soon realised that our shoes (but mainly Paul's) now smelled like dead animals and no amount of drying would save them.
Apparently you can tell who climbed ...
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 ...
... br> At first Mike and Alanna waited for me but they eventually kept going. I plodded along at my own pace, stopped at the 4km mark for lunch.
Was absolutely buggered and starting to think 'why am I doing this?'
Robbie had kindly taken my camera bag for me as well as my jacket and jumper, so I had nothing to carry, but still it was a struggle.
It also didn't help when it started to rain about the 4.5km ...
... 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 ...