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Kota Kinabalu

    A Two Week Itinerary to Sabah, Borneo

    I don’t think I’ve ever been as excited about visiting somewhere new as I was when I travelled to Sabah in the Malaysian part of Borneo.

    The luscious jungle, majestic National Parks, diverse trekking, tropical islands and abundance of rare wildlife set it apart from the other places I’d been/was going to visit.

    However, in Borneo, I found that my lack of planning before I arrived on the island really effected the amount of things I was able to squeeze in. You need a permit to climb Mount Kinabalu, permission to enter Danum Valley and a license to dive in Sipidan.

    Therefore, the more organised you are before you arrive, the less stressed you’ll be when you arrive in Sabah.

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    Postcards Home – Week 47

    To my dearest friends, family and fellow culture cravers,

    This week was my last week in Borneo. After my wonderful trip on the Kinabatangan River (read about my experience here) I caught a bus to Semporna, a place, which is world-renowned for its diverse sea life. As I’m not a diver, I decided to head this way to check out the tropical islands as well as, snorkel in its vibrant waters.

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    Postcards Home – Week 46

    To my dearest friends, family and fellow culture cravers,

    Last Wednesday I arrived in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah in Borneo, Malaysia. Borneo is somewhere I have been so so excited to visit since booking this trip and so far, it has absolutely lived up to its ‘wild’ reputation.

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