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Mountain ground squirrel

When you stop at the pondoks (shelters) to rest on the way up to Mount Kinabalu you see heaps of these squirrels scavenging nearby. They know that there’s food to be had and are quite tame. 149 more words

Fauna & Flora

How do they do it?

We could never have made it to the summit of Mount Kinabalu without the substantial aid of our friendly porter/guide. He carried over 10 kgs of our luggage on his back, while we had another 12 kgs between us in two day packs (mine being by far the lighter of the two!) He also guided us over the treacherous terrain and was constantly checking that we were managing. 128 more words

Mount Kinabalu

Top of the world

You feel as if you are at the top of the world when you’re standing at 4072 m near the summit of Mount Kinabalu in Sabah. 112 more words

Mount Kinabalu

Photos from Mount Kinabalu

A great trip if a little frenzied — got into a car accident five hours before I had to be at the base of the mountain to meet my parents. 36 more words

Climbing Mt Kinabalu

Photo credits: L

Said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.”
“How do you know I’m mad?” said Alice.
“You must be,” said the Cat, “or you wouldn’t have come here.” 906 more words


Climbing Mount Kinabalu

With a great vividness infusing my body and a glorious joy animating my mood I got up that morning. My whole existence was permeated  by that exalted feeling a man naturally experiences when just about to meet with a great mountain. 1,208 more words