Sukau Rainforest Lodge

Sukau Rainforest lodge was opened in May 1995 by Albert Teo and adopting a Green Policy with self sufficient, water and power supply- utilising rainwater and solar hot water heating. SRL also minimise noise and air pollution when river safari tours to wildlife areas used electric motors instead of fuel powered motors. Sukau Rainforest Lodge…

Malaysia Airlines – The Way I See It As A Passenger

  I can’t remember when was the last time I fly on Malaysian Airlines (MAS) since my organization changed our travels to Airasia. It was in the mid 90s. Since then I had no opportunity to fly on MAS until recently. Mot much changes on the outfit of MAS except with the addition of new…

SABAH VISIT–STOP OVER KUNDASANG MEMORIAL PARK

This trip was done in February 2011 when was on my family’s trip to Sabah. Our journey to Ranau gives me the opportunity to stop at the Kundasang War Memorial Park that is dedicated to This is not my first visit though but I can see the changes since my first visit to this memorial…

Sabah Trip – Langkon Stops

Langkon is not actually a town but just a small RnR stop along the way from Kota Kinabalu to Kudat or Kota marudu or vice versa. It is located at a junction to Kudat and Kota Marudu if you are from Kota Kinabalu or Kota Belud.  The facilities is not what is expected on normal…

Sidek Esplanade, Kudat

Now I am at Sidek Esplanade, Kudat Sabah. Just finish having dinner under the sky. Before visited Tanjung Simpang Mengayau, the Northern most tip of Borneo. It was my second time visiting the tip. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.7

Dataran Tomborungus, Kudat, Sabah

I had the opportunity to visit the weekly tamu at Dataran Tomborungus in Kudat Town. Tamu is a congregation of small time business enterpreneur just like the pasar malam or night market in other places. However tamu is mainly for local farmers to sell their product and it is a form of direct sales- fresh…

Nostalgic Trip Kudat Kota Marudu, Sabah

I was a teacher in SMK Kota Marudu, Sabah from 1976 – 1980 and when I had the opportunity to revisit the town, it was very nostalgic. I could reacll all the sweet memories of my early life when I start to make a living. When I came to Kudat in May I took the…

Kg Sumangkap – Gong Cottage Industry

When I was in Kudat, Sabah, I had the opportunity to visit a village in Pinawantai that is synonym with a traditional musical instrument – Gong. The village, Kampung Sumangkap is situated in Matunggong District, on the way to Kudat and is about 92 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu City.  Top: small gongs that can be bought as…

Northern Tip Of Borneo

When I knew that I was going back to Kudat, I set up my objective to visit the northernmost tip of Borneo Island, the third largest island in the world. And my objective achieved. I went with a group of friends on one evening and had the opportunity to catch the sunset too. Aerial view…

A Trip To Sipitang,Sabah

It was my first trip to Sipitang, a town located at the south west of Sabah. It is 144 kilometres away and reachable by road. A ride from Kota Kinabalu will take one through Papar, Kimanis and Beaufort.  Sipitang has became a stopover town for those travelling from Brunei to Kota Kinabalu and vice versa. …

First Visit To Kota Kinabalu

Strabucks Coffee, Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Waiting for flight bound for Kuala Lumpur. This is my meal for breaking of fast at Starbucks KK International Airport. Just a few cents to make it RM 20.00.   No! Not actually a first timer to this Land Below The Wind but a first time this year. Have…

Sepilok- Santuari Orang Utan

Sebenarnya tidak ada kaitan gambar di atas dengan gambar kecil di sebelah walaupun ia diambil di tempat yang sama. Dua makhluk di dalam kedua-dua gambar itu hidup dalam “alam” yang berbeza. Walaupun mengikut teori Darwin bahawa manusia berasal dari beruk, tetapi Al-Quran jelas menyatakan yang manusia dicipta sendiri oleh Allah dari tanah iaitu Adam sementara…