I went to Gaya Street for a photography session. Just to show you what do they have. Colourful beads. Burgers and drinks. Fresh fruits. Uncle playing kulintangan. King of Fruits – DURIAN! Orchids. Corals. Cactus. Jeweleries and pearls. Puppy. Another view of the same puppy. It was chained at the neck by the seller. Waiting … Read more Sunday Gaya Street Fair – What do they sell?
There is one simple secret to traveling with infants – planning. Parents quickly learn that even the simplest trip to the shops requires planning, when an infant is involved. With traveling on a holiday, the planning is simply on a larger scale. Parents have to pack and carry a range of infant goods and supplies, … Read more Safe and enjoyable journeys with infants and young children
Copyright Â© 2006 Marc Wiltse Great hiking socks are critical for a comfortable . Do yours deliver in all the important areas? Learn how to pick the hiking sock that is best for your trip. Your hiking socks are probably like you at work… they do a lot more than they’re given credit for. They … Read more How To Avoid Blisters: A Hiking Sock Guide.
These are two photos of the longhouse, which I took last weekend while visiting my in-laws. I will post some more later… That’s the entrance door of the longhouse. The high structure is like an observation tower. I haven’t been able to climb it yet. 😉 That’s the front part of the longhouse, an extension … Read more Rungus Longhouse – latest photo
Don’t get me wrong. I received an email from my fellow friend, Jan Leow about his experience on climbing Mount Kinabalu in July 2003. His story was very long that he needs to break it into 2 parts, for easy reading! Jan Leow run the website, Cameron Highland Destination.com, a website which has a very … Read more Mount Kinabalu Adventure in Cameron Highland?
Do you know that as a Malaysian, you cannot cash out your money from Paypal? That was what happened to me few weeks back. I got some money from some friends around the globe in my Paypal account. As I notice that I could not cash out the money, I use it to buy a … Read more Recommended Holiday Gift
Today, I received an email from our good friend from Philippines. She went to Mount Kinabalu few weeks back and posted some of her nice picture in flickr. Since I also contributed my photos to flickr, I decided to contact her to say hi. This was her reply. “Hi Ruhaizad, I would like to say … Read more An email from a friend…
This is my brother-in-law and his wife during their wedding, more than a year ago. They are wearing Rungus traditional costume, and the wedding was held in Maranjak Homestay, the featured longhouse in the website. Notice the child? It’s my son, about 8 month old at that time.
When you arrive in Kota Kinabalu, try to spot this fish. I will give you the direction: Go to Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kota Kinabalu. From the main entrance of the hotel, turn right. Walk down the slope and again, turn right. Nah… now you will see the fish. Notice the bus at the background? It’s … Read more The biggest unedible fish in Kota Kinabalu
I received a postcard from MAKNA, a short form for Majlis Kanser Nasional or National Cancer Council, a non-profit organization. The postcard showed a girl with acute myeloid leukemia, Christina Stanley, 3 years old. I received the postcard because I have committed myself to donate some of mount-kinabalu-borneo.com tip jar to them, so that they … Read more A postcard from MAKNA