About Mount Kinabalu
Measuring at 4,095 meters or 13,435 feet in height, Mount Kinabalu, has the highest peak on the island of Borneo, in the Malaysian state of Sabah, South East Asia. For comparison purpose, the peak of Mount Fuji of Japan measures at 3,776 meters while the peak of Mount Everest, the highest in the world, measures at 8,848 meters. Geographically, Mount Kinabalu is located on the Crocker Range, which is located on the west coast of Sabah that stretches from South West to North West of the state. Being the highest mountain on the island of Borneo, it is the pride of Malaysian particularly the people of the state of Sabah. The mountain is also sacred to the local Kadazan community, whom regard it as the revered place of the dead or in their language, “Aki Nabalu”, which is also how the name of the mountain was derived. Continue reading Mount Kinabalu, Kinabalu Park & It’s Surrounding Tourist Spots
Dragon Pearl Beach Resort, the name itself is an interesting one, don’t you think so? For sure no Dragon Pearl can be found here but something else that will definitely attract you to this place, well, at least for me.
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Ever since moving here to this Land Below The Wind, Sabah, I have never took a step into the Sabah State Railway main station at Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu.
Not that i’m not aware of such railway system when its main station is so visible in front of the main highway to the Kota Kinabalu International Airport but I just couldn’t bother to care about it because most of the major townships connected by this railway can be easily accessible by the trunk road and whenever there’s need to visit these townships, I would just drive there. On top of that, I had this mindset that the railway system simply existed just to preserve this rich history of Sabah railway as well as its contribution to the state’s tourism industry. I would later found out that there’s more reasons to its existence.
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Getting disoriented in an Upside Down House (so far, the only one in Malaysia), enjoying the majestic view of Mt. Kinabalu (the highest mountain in South East Asia), walking on a 8 storeys high canopy walkway at Poring Hot Spring and witnessing Holstein Friesian Cattle at Desa Cow Farm. All done in a day! Interested? Read on.
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I recalled, it must have being some 22 years ever since I last encountered fireflies. When I was very young, my family followed my dad, who had to relocate to a bigger city due to his career requirement. Ever since staying in big cities, I have never encountered fireflies and that was until yesterday, I had an opportunity to join Kawa Kawa River Cruise. It was experience of my life time.
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