Hotel Western

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

Sandakan - conservation and history

A travel blog entry by jeffwill on Jul 16, 2014

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... Most prisoners were so ill that the Japanese initially intended to let them starve to death. However on 9 June 1945 it was decided to send another group of 75 men on a final march. The remaining men were so weak that none survived beyond 50 kilometres. As each man collapsed from exhaustion, they were shot or bayoneted. All remaining prisoners left at Sandakan who could not walk either were killed or died from a combination of starvation and sickness ...

Zombie Orangutans and Rainforests

A travel blog entry by almightyg73 on Jul 13, 2014

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... oil per barrel I guess. We were definitely in for more animals and wildlife than we were for drinking here that's for sure. The last of the Jim Beam we brought was swiftly polished off with due haste and we got our heads down for the night ready to get ourselves out and about the following morning.

Borneo has always held a fascination for me. Half of the living things on the entire planet can be found on this one massive Island, the third largest in the world. ...

Lupa Masa to Sepilok then Sandakan

A travel blog entry by miduck on Jul 06, 2014

... some souveneirs then got our bags. We were splitting up with Owen and Louise then so we said bye and began the walk to Uncle Tans (I said 20 minutes, Blake said 20 metres, it took about 35 minutes.) We got there and it was pretty ****, RM 100 for a double bed and ****** air con rooms with open mosquito net tops to let out the cooling. We told them we would rather just go to Sandakan and the guy at the desk said that it is RM 50 for the 30 ...

Borneo- day of relaxation

A travel blog entry by kayleyandy14 on Jul 04, 2014

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... that the roof felt like it was being hit like a drum and that our balcony was actually the end of some kind of dramatic waterfall! This was made even more dramatic by rolling blackouts of our room block, the lights would only go for 5 or 6 seconds but it was enough to remind you that you are in the middle of a very wild jungle.
Most people were in their hotel rooms avoiding the weather whilst we stood on ...

Day 269/271 Scuba diving / Submarinisme

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot on May 10, 2014

5 comments, 51 photos

... turtle, tens of thousands of fish, two spotted eels, three colorful nudibranch and sea slugs. We probably saw a lot of things but I can’t really remember (or name) all of them. Sorry if you were hoping to hear some amazing and vivid description of the complex eco system down there.

My parents were with us for a while but they went down ...