My Mount Kinabalu Sabah Travel Story

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I went on a journey to climb Mount Kinabalu in Sabah sometime last year. Needless to say, it was a really interesting experience for me and for the group that went with me. I spent a couple of days in Kinabalu Park, one of Sabah’s biggest national parks, during my Mount Kinabalu climb. As you commonly know, Kinabalu Park is surrounded by world-famous Mount Kinabalu around the height of 4095 metres. Tourists to Sabah would flock to Kinabalu Park to …

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The Splendor of Crocker Range National Park in Kota Kinabalu Sabah

At 139,919 hectares, the Crocker Range Park was the largest national park in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, stretching from Kundasang to Tenom.  Separating the East and West Coast of Sabah, Borneo, the Crocker Range was the highest mountain range at an average height of 1,800 metres, which included the famous Mount Kinabalu.  Besides its huge size, the Crocker Range National Park received heavy rainfall and was the water source for 12 major rivers.  The park was therefore an important water catchment …

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Federal Minister of Tourism visits Sabah’s Lost World

KOTA KINABALU: The Federal Minister of Tourism Dato’ Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen visited the renowned Maliau Basin Conservation Area (MBCA) or better known as the Sabah’s Lost World on 27th October 2011. During her visit, Dr Ng was briefed on Yayasan Sabah Group’s conservation effort in Maliau Basin by the Manager of MBCA Jadda Suhaimi. Recognising the uniqueness of the area, Yayasan Sabah Group designated MBCA for the purposes of research, education and training, along with Danum Valley and …

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Conductor finds Sabah magical

KOTA KINABALU:  Vienna Boys Choir conductor Kerem Sezen said he was “totally happy” to have come to Sabah. Music buffs packed the 5,000-strong University Malaysia Sabah Chancellor’s Hall on Saturday night, followed by another robust turnout Sunday night. They included enthusiasts from Tawau, Sandakan, Interior Tenom, Keningau, Labuan and as far as Kuching and Brunei! One mother used the word “magical” to describe their vocal quality, another said it was like listening to “a recording”. The packed crowd erupted with …

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