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 …
... of wholesale logging. Before heading back to KK we watched a video on Deramakot and the logging methodology. The program was started in 1998 but did not actually fully start until 2010. The forest is broken up in to sections where each tree that is to be logged is identified. Once these trees are logged they move onto another section. They only return the the section that has been logged in 40 ...
... lane in each direction with lots of bends. Quite a hectic ride, I ensure my seat belt is on, Along the way we see km's of Palm oil plantations - the scourge of this country. It is unfortunate to see, but one has to understand in the past this was the only source of income. From what I have learnt since arriving are there are now programs in place to ensure this does not continue and the aim is ...
... We stop at an " upside down house, botanical gardens which are really conserved forest on the shoulder of Mount Kinabalu, Poring hot springs, which is a boiling sulphur spring that had been diverted into various bathing pools. As it's Saturday there are many locals out enjoying the facilities which is the best part. Spot a sign by road which is a chance to see a rare flower, Raffelsia Keithii, which only blooms for 3 or ...
... that within our group of 6, there was a definite split in pace. Myself, Will and Megan therefore went on ahead at our pace, while the others took it at theirs with the guide. At pretty much every half kilometre, there is a hut to pause and refuel with our vast array of snacks that were weighing us down. However, towards the end, the three of us decided to just plough on ahead to the hostel, so as not to get completely soaked - ...