Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 We arrived at Park Headquarters and discovered that we were unable to stay in Kinabalu Park, the accommodation being fully booked. We decided to join the rest of our group at Poring Hot Springs, as we had rooms waiting for us. After talking to the park warden who was … Read more Ellie’s true story : Our holiday 2001, Part 4
Part 1 Part 2 They decided to make their way down again and had travelled for about ten minutes when they met Bruce. Ellie was delighted that he had ‘made it’. ‘Oh Dad, you’ve made it, I’m so proud of you’, she said, hugging him. Bruce said that he would go up to the top … Read more Ellie’s true story : Our holiday 2001, Part 3
Part 1 We set off at 08.30 after a breakfast of rice and vegetables, carrying water bottles and snacks such as dried bananas to eat on the way. The younger members of our party rushed off determined to arrive at the rest house at Laban Rata in record time. They were less interested in comparing … Read more Ellie’s true story : Our Holiday 2001, Part 2
This is the true story of the tragedy in 2001, told by Ellie’s father from his email. It’s a long story. I have divided the story into 7 posts for easy reading. Take your time to read Mr. Bruce James 8000 words write up. Pray the Lord that her soul will rest in peace. Our … Read more Ellie’s true story : Our Holiday 2001, Part 1
Courtesy of Mr. Anthony Catherall, he emailed me more photos of Jambatan Tamparuli in May 1960, during the big flood tragedy that had claimed the lives of 2 brave British soldiers and a local woman. Please read his entry here if you have not read it. Enjoy the photos! By the way, the photos are … Read more More photos from the past: 1960’s Jambatan Tamparuli
I didn’t know that my post about red coloured durian will be the most popular post of all time for Kinabalu Blog! It started when I wrote about red coloured durian couple of years ago, after a suggestion from one of my good friend, Cikgu Ismail from Kulai, Johor (an avid mountain climber). Red coloured … Read more The story of red durian seeds…
Just don’t cry too much when you see this… Born with no limbs, Nick Vujicic faces obstacles every day of his life. It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.
For all Kinabalu Blog readers, Happy Holiday! Hope that next year will be a great year for all of us!
I have never revealed how much I earned from donations to my main website, mount-kinabalu-borneo.com. It has been running for the past 2 years, when I received my first donation on September 16, 2006 from a visitor from Thailand, Kamolwan Chongsrichan. Since then, the website has been self paid by the donation money, i.e. I … Read more How much does mount-kinabalu-borneo.com earn from donations?
I never write about politics in this blog. It is not that I don’t know about it; I just don’t want make my blog looks like ‘rojak’. But when the results of Permatang Pauh by-election came out, I could not help but to write something about it. Congratulations to DSAI and his voters. His winning … Read more Happy 51st Merdeka Day for Malaysia – Hopefully a ‘new’ Malaysia