Tag Archives: Kota Kinabalu

Everything And Anything A Cart can Unload…

Back in KK (Kota Kinabalu) after hitch hiking a mini van from Mount Kinabalu, there was only once place left to visit,the famous night market. On our 1st stop over we hadn’t been very adventurous in the evenings. However after meeting so many travellers who raved about the night markets we had to go check […]

Washout!

On the way back to Kota Kinabalu we stopped outside the UNESCO World Heritage site of Mount Kinabalu (The highest mountain in the Crocker Range) We stayed at the side of the main road just down from the entrance to the mountain. We had flirted with scaling the 4095m summit but with torrential rain all […]

The King Of The Swingers

Sepilok is the home of the Orangutan Rehabilitation Center in Sabah, Borneo. This was another big item on our wish list while planning our trip back in London as Orangutans (Pongo Pygmaeus) have always fascinated us. To get here we had to take a 7 hour bus from Kota Kinabalu. The journey took us past […]

Islands in the stream…

So after Singapore it was a side shuffle back over to Malaysia, in particular Malaysian Borneo. We landed in Kota Kinabalu (KK). This is the largest city in, and gateway to, Sabah, Borneo. There’s no beaches worth talking about (we found out the hard way too!), but as a harbour city it was chock-full of […]