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Conquering Kinabalu with Jungle Jack

After bidding farewell to Richard, Jo and Robert, we left the Kinabatangan river and headed to Sandakan to plan our remaining days in Borneo. Sipadan stood out as a potential highlight, billed as ‘one of the world’s top dive sites’, and despite my lack of ability to dive, we still felt a snorkel trip would be worthwhile. 3,575 more words

Mount Kinabalu

03 April 2015:

Time flies and it has been about 46 days after we came back from Mount Kinabalu. We started planning for the trip last September and has been looking forward to that day. 1,026 more words


Mount Kinabalu 1990

Found this old certificate while searching for something else. My goodness, has it been so long ago?

1990 : pre-digital, pre-Facebook. Even the name and date was printed from a typewriter. 660 more words

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Kundasang War Memorial

One of the highlights of my recent trip to Sabah was a visit to Kundasang War Memorial.

The memorial is located in the scenic hill town of Kundasang on the slopes of the mighty Mount Kinabalu. 571 more words


Mt Kinabalu, Western Sabah

Holy mama! OK, it’s not Everest but this was tough. 8.72km of uphill slog – a combo of large, dirt steps, scrambling over boulders reminiscent of a dry river bed (remember the word uphill still applies here) and a lunar landscape, so steep at times you have to haul yourself up on a rope. 837 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge - Early Bird II

Continuing on this week’s ‘early bird‘ photo challenge I bring you a couple more examples of being rewarded with an early start.

The first image was taken atop Mount Kinabalu on Borneo and I have to confess it was pretty cold that morning. 67 more words



At last managed to publish the next installment of the Mini Adventure Trilogy which was delayed due to “I just don’t have the time!”. Since I am not paid to publish post here and the fact that this is something that I will only do if I have the free time, thus the lack of post is certainly justifiable. 631 more words