For the second time in 72 hours, marine turtles have been seized from Chinese fishing boats in Sabah’s waters carrying a cargo of 220 Green and Hawksbill turtles on 28 March 2007. The first boat was apprehended on 26 March with 72 marine turtles of the same two species and six people were arrested. WWF-Malaysia … Read more Turtle poachers apprehended in Sabah, Malaysia
I saw this plaque in a souvenir shop at Kinabalu Park HQ Information Center. It is a glass covered plaque that have a special wood carving on it, showing the Summit Trail up to the peak. Unfortunately, it is not free. You have to buy it from the shop…
I went to KKIA (Kota Kinabalu International Airport) today with my son, just to see the newly developed Terminal 2 airport. For your information, Terminal 2 KKIA is dedicated to “low cost carrier”, aka LCCT terminal (similar like KLIA LCCT). It is the hub for Airasia and Flysianexpress airlines. I hereby show you 21 photos … Read more Terminal 2 Kota Kinabalu International Airport (aka LCCT)
I received an email from one of our friend, who went to Sabah and spend some good time here. We managed to know each other from Mount Kinabalu Borneo.com, and Calvin is generous enough to share with us his moment there by sending me a photo of his team. This is the email that he … Read more Email from our friend, Calvin
We went for a family retreat last year to Kinabalu Pine Resort, a get away resort that is situated in Kundasang, about 90 kilometers from Kota Kinabalu. It is also situated at the foothill of Mount Kinabalu at an elevation of about 1525 meters above sea level. The weather is cool, the air is fresh … Read more Mount Kinabalu from Kinabalu Pine Resort
It is actually my wedding photo (in Rungus traditional costume), taken on the Valentine’s day 2004 (my wedding day there). Photo was taken with an analogue camera. We were sitting in a ‘platform’ (I don’t know what is it called) in front of my father-in-law’s longhouse. You can still see the structure when you visit … Read more Rungus wedding couple
Do you know that: Mount Kinabalu and Kinabalu Park is famous with it’s pitcher plants – apart from Rafflesia? Pitcher plants is famous for their leaves, not the flower? The leaf tips of insect-eating pitcher plants form colorful cups. Nine species of pitcher plants grow on Mount Kinabalu. The pitchers, flushed maroon and pink, come … Read more Pitcher Plants of Kinabalu
I think it’s good for me to share with you this freeware tools that I have been using for the past 2 years. If you have been using Windows for the past few years, and you have not done any “registry cleaning”, your PC might be in danger of getting “hanged”. Or, if you have … Read more CCleaner – Spring clean your Windows registry for free!
It sounded really silly, but this video makes me burst into tears. Just want to share with you some magic moments… Go on. Hug somebody you love today.
At last, after 1 month delay, I manage to upload an article by Leif Pettersen on his quest on Mount Kinabalu, about 2 years back. This article, which was one of my reference for my website Mount Kinabalu Borneo.com, was published a year earlier. As the article is so long, I have divided the article … Read more Kinabalu Solo Traveler – A hilarious travelogue…