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About drizad

A self employed General Practitioner who lives with his lovely family in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. He dedicates his spare time serving people with precious information on climbing the Majestic Mountain of the Borneo, Mt Kinabalu. Reachable at drizad(at)

Kudat photo #33

This is a photo taken at Kg. Muhang, Kudat, when we went for a community project for the locals. We went there for clean water project and medical outreach in 2007. You can still find these type of houses in the interior part of Sabah today.

Mount Kinabalu photos #31

I am not sure whether I have shared with you this photo before. It’s my photo with my wife on the Summit Plateau, taken on 27th January 2003. It was my third attempt to the peak. At the back, you can see the magnificent South Peak.

Mount Kinabalu photos #28

Crocker Range summits (upper right) seen from Mount Kinabalu Summit Plateau. On any clear morning, you can see the summits very clearly as you decent from Low’s Peak. A breathtaking views indeed. This photo was taken in 1960’s by Uncle Tony.

Kota Belud in 1960’s photo #26 & #27

Uncle Tony is an ex-army officer who stationed in Kota Belud during his services in 1960’s. These are some of the photos that he took during those days. I wonder if anybody can help me shoot some photos of Kota Belud now, just to compare the photos and see the difference.

Mount Kinabalu 1960’s photo #22

Mount Kinabalu, one sunny morning in 1960’s. Photo was taken by Mr Tony, ex-army officer who was stationed at the Kota Belud camp. See if you can spot Tambuyukon. If you would like to get the larger version of the photo, please email me. If you want to use it in your publication, please credit Anthony Catherall and Peter Keddie. Some more photos in the next posts.