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Tourist Highlights in Kuching East Malaysia

Tourist Highlights of Kuching East Malaysia

Kuching is the capital city of the Malaysian state of Sarawak located in East Malaysia Borneo. Kuching is the 4th largest city in Malaysia. Kuching, in the Malay language, means cat, so Kuching city is often called Cat City. Population

Posted in Borneo, Borneo, Feature article, Kuching, Malaysia, Sarawak

Sandakan War Memorial – Borneo East Malaysia

Sandakan War Memorial East Malaysia

Sandakan is located in the East Malaysian state of Sarawak on Borneo Island. Sandakan has the closest airport to get to the Sepilok Nature Reserve with the Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre. Sandakan is also famous for the World War II Japanese

Posted in Borneo, Borneo, Feature article, Malaysia

Tourist Attractions in Kota Kinabalu East Malaysia

Tourist Attractions of Kota Kinabalu Malaysia

Kota Kinabalu is the capital city of Sabah East Malaysia. Located on the northern coastline at the foot hills of Mount Kinabalu. Sabah is referred to as Land Below the winds because of it is located below the typhoon belt

Posted in Borneo, Borneo, Feature article, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Real Forest People – Orangutan

Orangutan in North Sumatra Indonesia

Orangutans are my favourite animal. They are so much like people it is uncanny. Orangutans have 97% of the same DNA as humans so are some of our closest living relatives. The word orangutan comes from 2 Malay / Indonesian

Posted in Borneo, Feature article, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sarawak, Sumatra, Wildlife

Long nose monkeys Proboscis Monkey

Proboscis Monkey

There is only 1 island in the world where you can see these strange looking, long nose monkeys and that is on the island of Borneo. The island of Borneo has been separated from any mainland for millions of years

Posted in Borneo, Feature article, Malaysia, Sarawak, Wildlife