Danum Valley Borneo- The Sabah Natural Jewel


If you are in Sabah and is looking for to enjoy nature in all its glorious wonder, the Danum Valley Conservation Area is the right place for you to be in. Danum Valley Boneo near Lahad Datu Sabah is one of the world’s richest conservation area filled with a rich variety of animal and plant life. This wondrous natural beauty is sure to enchant and captivate you. Danum Valley Borneo is located 44 miles west of Lahad Datu Sabah. This …

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The pristine beauty of Maliau Basin Sabah


When you are in Tawau Sabah, the magnificent Maliau Basin is one place that you should not miss visiting.  You will enjoy trekking through the Maliau Basin vast area of green forests teeming with exotic plants and wildlife. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, then Maliau Basin Sabah is the perfect place for you. Its remote location will help you to experience fully the beauty of this natural wilderness. In fact, Prince …

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Useful tips when you are climbing Mount Kinabalu in Sabah


You are about to start this magnificent journey to climb Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. You’re raring to go and experience the exciting Mount Kinabalu climb. Before you start your Mount Kinabalu climb, there are several important tips that you should remember in order to make your journey to Mount Kinabalu a real success. Do you know what is the first thing that you should do? The first thing you should do is to mentally and physically prepare your body for …

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My Mount Kinabalu Sabah Travel Story


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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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Through Mount Kinabalu Expedition on 24 August 2012


Coalition Duchenne will be organising a Duchenne muscular dystrophy awareness campaign expedition to Mount Kinabalu Sabah on the 24th of August 2012. There will be 60 international climbers participating in the expedition. This expedition is a part of a global Duchenne muscular dystrophy awareness campaign. The climbing expedition will be the group’s second global event in raising Duchenne muscular dystrophy awareness. The group’s first expedition to climb Mount Kinabalu was on the 9th of September 2011 where 35 climbers scaled the …

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7 Places to Visit in Sandakan


Sandakan Sabah Borneo used to be the capital town of British North Borneo until 1946 and now it is a well-known tourist destination. It is the gateway to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and is also part of an important Australian and British WWII history with the infamous Death Marches which occurred here in 1945. So here are 7 places where you can visit if you are looking for a destination to bring your family along for an educational fun-filled vacation in …

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Monsopiad Cultural Village: A Living Museum


People said that our eyes were the windows to our souls.  As I walked into the “Siou Do Mohoing” or House of Skulls at the Monsopiad Cultural Village in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah , the skulls, with their hollow sockets for eyes, made me wonder where their souls had gone.  Said to belong to pirates and plunderers decapitated by the fearless Kadazan warrior, Monsopiad, about 300 years ago; these skulls now hung silent and sightless. Monsopiad Cultural Village , the first …

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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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Is Body Rafting Possible on Kiulu River, Sabah


So I was told that white water rafting on the Kiulu river in Sabah graded as Class I to II, was gentle and safe enough for young children aged 5 onwards, to the elderly, aged 65.  Eventhough I am not a good swimmer, I want to give it a try and challenge myself. Afterall, isn’t this what you call an adventure? Thus, I figured it would be a piece of cake for a beginner like me and my family. The …

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Sipadan Island, the Diving Legend of Sabah Borneo


Sipadan Island, just mention the name “Sipadan” and instantly the word “diving” came into mind. Sipadan had become synonymous with diving. Sipadan Island is an oceanic island in the Celebes Sea off the East coast of Sabah, Borneo. Sipadan Island was formed thousands of years ago through the slow process of living corals growing on top of an extinct volcanic cone. With a depth reaching 600 metres to the sea floor, Sipadan Island was surrounded by the richest marine life …

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