Hotel Western

Address: Unit 20, Block HS-2, Harbour Square Corner, Sandakan, Sabah, 90703, Malaysia | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Unit 20, Block HS-2, Harbour Square Corner, Sandakan, is near Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary, Sandakan Prison Camp Memorial, Agnes Newton Keith Home, and Sandakan Rainforest Park.
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Travel Blogs from Sandakan

Malaysia (Borneo) - Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Aug 19, 2014

14 photos

... about 6 years. A young female stays close to its mother until its teens, observing mothering skills as it watches its younger siblings being raised by the mother.From the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center we decided to go straight to Kota Kinabalu. We started to walk with our backpacks from the sanctuary to the Sepilok Junction where we planned to flag down a bus going in direction to KK. Suddenly a minibus passed by, stopped and offered us a ride for RM 1 per ...

Sun Bears eating coconuts believe it or not

A travel blog entry by alindai on Jul 19, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... contact then eventually some are moved ,one male bear needs 14 square miles to survive .
So you see why they would be territorial ,they are about 1.4 metre as mail and have incredibly strong claws ,so getting into a coconut is child's play ,I have a video and will upload it separately as its about 5 minutes long showing it demolishing the whole thing.
Don't miss the slide show
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These Are The Days Of Lasers In The Jungle

A travel blog entry by mynameisden on Jul 16, 2014

2 comments, 10 photos

... in these places. Simple huts made from tarpaulin on the edges of the fields, no water, no electricity housing 10-20 male workers. The palm oil is used in cooking oil manufacture and the cosmetic industry for soaps. It had rained heavily recently and the whole place looked an evil mixture of dengue fever and snakes. Probably not the Best A Man Can Get. The Kid wanted to know why the government weren’t informed about these workers’ conditions and ...

Lupa Masa to Sepilok then Sandakan

A travel blog entry by miduck on Jul 06, 2014

We'd organised a taxi to get us at 8am at the banana plantation halfway back to Poring so we were up a bit before 7, had some toast with an egg and some coffee (thx Graham) and then set off back along the track, met the driver, got a lift to Poring where Owen and Louise collected their main bags, then drove to Ranau. I had to try 6 ATMs before I finally got RM 1000 from one then ran back to the bus as I'd held it up trying to get my money. We ...

Monkeys, monkeys, and more monkeys

A travel blog entry by christine_n_den on May 26, 2014

31 photos

... We also checked out some local caves that are used for religious purposes. They were rather underwhelming after having seen the temples in Tibet and Myanmar, and caves in Phong Nha and Mulu National Park.

After we bored of the city we headed back to Borneo to check out some monkeys; both orangutans and Proboscis monkeys are found only in Malaysia. We visited the orangutans at a sanctuary that raises ...