A few days after falling off a boardwalk at Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort and breaking five ribs I was in a lot of pain and feeling sorry for myself. I managed to survive my time in the Hospital Duchess of Kent and was pleased to leave Sandakan for Kota Kinabalu.
After a recent accident whist away on vacation in an exotic location I came away thankful to be alive, still hungry to travel but reflective on the experience. It will change the way I plan and prepare for future journeys.
Whilst I was laid up in my room at the Kinabatangan Wetlands Resort from my fall the night before (I was later found to have
A great insight into the fauna and flora of Borneo. There is a well thought out inside exhibition centre and extensive grounds with a canopy walk way.
The start of a journey down the Kinabatangan river in Sabah, Borneo. This is the perfect place to see several species of monkeys, including the proboscis monkey and the rare bornean pygmy elephant.
The sun bear conservation centre in Sandakan has a mission to rescue these small and endangered bears from captivity and return them to the wild. We were lucky enough to get the chance to visit these charming and cuddly animals during our visit to Sandakan. The centre is just opposite the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.