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Kampung Tanjung Aru

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12 travelers at this place:

  • Day54

    Kota Kinabalu Tanjung Aru Beach

    January 20 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    enjoying the beach in kota kinabalu. watching some children playing with soapbubbles. later I went on a rooftop in KK to watch the sunset and having a barbecue with an amazing family. and of course the moon was incredible... the sun was colouring the sky purple and the moon was already shining...💫🌕

  • Day71

    Entschädigung für alle Strapazen

    May 28 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 33 °C

    Was ein Tag in schöner Umgebung, netten Menschen und einem guten Hotel ausmachen. Wir sind gut angekommen und fühlen uns sauwohl. Malaysia hat uns mit offenen Armen empfangen und ich habe es ihnen mit zwei Karaoke-Auftritten gedankt. Ob ich Reinhard Aufnahmen jemals öffentlich mache, entscheide ich morgen. 😉Read more

  • Day23

    KK Tag 5 - Sonnenuntergang

    April 22 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C

    Ich bin zum Strand an die Sunset Bar gefahren und habe mir mit einem alkoholfreien Cocktail und einem Snack den Sonnenuntergang angeschaut. Richtig schön am letzten Abend in Kota Kinabalu!

  • Day11

    Day 9 - island hopping

    May 29, 2018 in Malaysia ⋅ ☀️ 30 °C

    Today was focus to hit the beach. The smallest island first switching to the biggest for lunch.

    We met a nice Malaysian couple / with being bro and Sis adding to our brotherhood trip ;).

    After return to the city, we checked in to get us a massage - which for just under 100€ we had 3 of us for 3h in spa. ( no HE - to avoid questions in comments )

    Tomorrow early up - flying to Sandakan our last Borneo stop.
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  • Day31

    Mamutik Island, Diving

    October 14, 2016 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 33 °C

    Nach Sulug Island sind wir nach Mamutik Island gefahren. Dort befindet sich unter Wasser ein Berg, welcher von einem Riff umgeben ist. Der Tauchplatz war gigantisch und erinnerte einen an den Film Findet Nemo. Auch hier haben wir viel gesehen, wie zb Barracudas, Barsche, Hummer, viele Clownfische usw.
    Das Tauchen in Kota Kinabalu und mit der Tauchschule Scuba Junkies war super.😊
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  • Day35

    Shangri La Kota Kinabalu

    February 22, 2018 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    We are now on the N coast of Borneo having arrived here via KL airport. The trip had two legs each of about two hours and we were informed by Malaysian Airways that for flights under three hours, there is no booze on board. Guess we are now in a serious Muslim country!

    As we arrived at our hotel after dark we did not appreciate the size of the hotel until the next day, although we did consider dropping breadcrumbs along the way when the porter was showing us to our room! It’s huge some 500rooms and it caters for families. This being Chinese New Year it means that it’s full of Chinese families in particular. Unfortunately Chinese children seem to be extremely poorly behaved. There are multiple bars and places to eat - it’s a bit like Butlins Holiday Camp of old.

    The good news is that It’s located in a great spot, just opposite several offshore islands, that have good snorkelling and diving sites. The other good news is that there are several pools on the property, one being strictly reserved for adults and I am very happy to say that the lifeguards strictly enforce this rule. If a child as much as dared dip a toe in the adult pool, a shrill whistle was heard and the children were ushered away.

    We did suffer a bit of culture shock after all the more sedate hotels we haven staying in. As we descended a flight of steps to the morning breakfast buffet room, we were greeted first by someone dressed up as a tiger, wearing big red Ronald MacDonald type shoes, (possibly a dog as it is the year of the Golden Dog), whose role it was to get all the kids excited. The buffet was huge, catering for western foods, Chinese foods, Malaysian food and Korean food. It was surrounded by hordes of adults and children grabbing their food. There were many signs saying don’t take too much food as it will be wasted, but it was “kid heaven” - one little boy had fried rice, dim sum, fried egg and a chocolate coated donut in the middle of his plate - yum! The next day we learned that this particular area is referred to ‘the war zone’ by the hotel staff - the next day we ate outside in relative peace and quiet.

    The hotel fulfilled its purpose of giving us a day to relax before journeying deeper into the rain forest. We made the most of this by enjoying a pleasant day by the pool.

    We are now off to the rain forests to see the orangutans, sun bears and various monkeys and do some bird watching. The highlight for Brian will be to see Anne cringing when we go at dusk to watch millions of bats and raptors fly out of a cave!
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  • Day4

    Dag 3: Sejltur til øerne Gaya og Mamutik

    April 15, 2017 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 32 °C

    Første dag på Borneo er igang:) Vi ankom fredag aften ved 20 tiden, hvorefter vi tog ned i restauranten og fik lidt at spise. Vi har været ude på 2 øer, tæt på Kola Kinabalu (hovedbyen i den del af Borneo vi skal være i). Gaya Island er den største ø, vi gik en 1,5km lang rute over øen gennem regnskoven. Her så vi bl.a. mangroveskov, lianer og kæmpe bregner. Vi hørte høje lyde fra cikader, een af arterne var en sejlivet lille fyr, der ifølge guiden kan blive op til 60 år gammel. På den anden ø, Mamutik Island, var Maria ude at snorkle, hvor hun fandt Nemo :) Derudover, så vi også Næsehornsfugl, sort hejre og varaner. I aften skal vi ud at spise med 55+, de er søde og rolige at være i selskab med, og een af dem spurgte nysgerrigt, hvorfor to unge mennesker som os tog til Borneo:) Vores navne er allerede kendt blandt gruppen, så vi er taget godt imod.Read more

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