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The Naked Truth behind the Backpackers in their Birthday Suits

by Esther Ng

It took several hours. I had believed them when they told me that oxygen thinned as you went higher in altitude, but I wasn’t prepared for the onslaught of first-hand experience. 1,954 more words


Option to stay night at Laban Rata from Sept 1

Kota Kinabalu: Visitors will have the option to stay the night at Laban Rata which sits at 11,000 feet when the trail up Mount Kinabalu reopens on Sept 1. 331 more words


88 to test climb Mt Kinabalu August 8

PENAMPANG: The earthquake-hit Mount Kinabalu will be reopened on August 8 with 88 climbers expected to test a new trail to Laban Rata.

The mountain has been closed since the deadly 5.9 earthquake on June 5 claimed the lives of 18 climbers and mountain guides besides causing serious damage to the originaltrail. 417 more words


Climbing Mount Kinabalu, Borneo

Interested in climbing Mount Kinabalu, are we? ARE YOU CRAZY?! Good. You need to be!

As one of the highest mountains in South East Asia, it’s quite the challenge, but worth the sacrifice of your knees for one of the greatest views and achievements of your life, guaranteed! 749 more words


No End to Adventure – The Learning Continues

(Picture from Channel News Asia)

Seven school children and two teachers from Tanjong Katong Primary School and Singapore guide died in the tragedy when an earthquake struck Mount Kinabalu. 260 more words


Seeking Solace in Humanity's Bounteous Bosom

I do believe that June 2015 will be a month that will be etched in my memory for a very long time. Most of it has to do with what happened in Singapore or to Singaporeans but epoch-making world events also helped to mark this month as a special time that would not be forgotten so easily. 1,224 more words

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Quake-hit Mt Kinabalu to reopen to climbers September

Quake-hit Mt Kinabalu to reopen to climbers September

KUNDASANG: Mount Kinabalu is expected to be reopened to climbers in early September, said Sabah Minister for Tourism, Culture and Environment Datuk Seri Masidi Manjun. 133 more words