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 …
... together and watched as the rock faces around turned from blue to orange to grey. Genuinely one of the most spectacular sunrises you will ever see.
The trek down keeps getting better along the way, as all the scenery that was once hidden in darkness, is now unveiled. We discovered that there were only a couple of rope climbs that would have risked major injury if you got it wrong, which was a welcomed relief. We were back in Laban Rata by 10am for breakfast ...
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 ...
... he took.
We packed up and walked down to the Laban Rata guesthouse where we ate a well earned breakfast. Met up with Robbie and started the downhill trek.
6kms down, so many rocks and uneven sections, very ******* the knees. I managed well, kept up with and even passed one of the Canadian girls, and wasn't that far behind Mike and Alanna, arriving at the bottom about 11:30am.
We had decided to skip the lunch at the bottom and ...
... 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 ...