An old friend of mine wrote this chronology in one of the forums on Mountains of Malaysia, based on the book by John Briggs. It seems that the book, Mountains of Malaysia is another rare book to be find nowadays. He even photo copied it from our Malaysian National library, as it is almost impossible … Read more Chronology of Malaysian Mountain Exploration (1851 – 1986)
I posted few photos on Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, aka The Tip Of Borneo few months back while I was on holiday with my family. I guess, it is better for me to share with you another 10 photos that I took during that time. I don’t want it to be buried inside “My Pictures” folder … Read more 10 more Tip Of Borneo @ Tanjung Simpang Mengayau Photos
A new way to promote Accommodation Reservation Online – having a blog to promote it. Accomline Blog is a good example for accommodation provider to market the services through blogosphere. It provides accommodation news, updates, travel news and stories in a blog presentation to promote their online accommodation reservation services worldwide. After surfing Accomline Blog … Read more Blogging for business – Accomline Blog for travelers
First of all, I would like to thank Ruhaizad for inviting me to become the first guest blogger in his Kinabalu Blog. I am honoured that he thought about me when he wanted to initiate this guest blogger in his blog. Most of you may not know that I have actually won a quiz about … Read more Kota Kinabalu travel destination photos by Julian
I won. After blogging about my first Advertlets check and a photo of my kids wearing Advertlets badge, Josh is kind enough to nominate me as one of the winner for the post. Enough about me. If you have not received any Advertlets check (maybe the accumulated amount in your account is not enough for … Read more Write your post and win RM20 from Advertlets!
I received another email from Cikgu Ismail yesterday. He was asking me about the “World Heritage” title that was given by UNESCO (United Nation Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) to Kinabalu Park in 2000. What is World Heritage? Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on … Read more What does World Heritage title means to Kinabalu?
I have explained before that you can climb the Eastern Ridge of Kinabalu, together with a geographical map form Google Earth. Fortunately, arkitrek climbed the route in 2006. He wrote about his trip with Blogger.com, and I have the opportunity to highlight his post here. *** I am a little disappointed when we head downhill, … Read more Climbing Eastern Ridge (Plateau) of Kinabalu
If you have been following this blog long enough, you might have came across some of the blog post that I wrote in “Open Source Software” category. I am an Open Source Software fan and supporter, and have been trying to migrate all my computer softwares to Open Source. As this blog has become an … Read more OssBlogger.com – Another blog for Open Source community
These are the most common incidents that can make climbers injured during the trip up the Summit of Borneo. Muscular aches Everybody knows that climbing Mount Kinabalu is a strenuous activity. Muscular aches happens to all climbers. Most of the aches involves lower limbs – both legs, thighs, knees, calves, ankle and foot – because … Read more First Aid Kit for your Mount Kinabalu climbing trip
February 1994, a team of 7 British soldiers and 3 of their Hongkong counterparts embarked on an expedition to climb 4,095m Mt Kinabalu and then abseil into Low’s Gully, a sheer 1.6km drop to a virtually unexplored forest floor. The members in the team were: LTC Robert Neill MAJ Ron Foster SGT Bob Mann CPL … Read more Recommended book – Kinabalu Escape