Tag: sandakan

BEST OF BORNEO – DAY 9


SAVING THE SUN BEARS & PROBOSCIS MONKEYS As well as the Sepilok Orangutang Rehabilitation Centre, there are 2 other wildlife sanctuaries around Sandakan:  the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre and the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary. We visited both of these today to see some more of Borneo’s […]

BEST OF BORNEO – DAY 8


CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE ORANGUTANG KIND Our encounters with Borneo’s orangutangs to this point have been tempered by distance, basically because they were high up in the trees and we were 60-70m below in our river boat. Today, however, we got to see orangutangs up close – almost […]

BEST OF BORNEO – DAY 7


THE STINKIEST CAVE IN SABAH… One of the pleasures of traveling is challenging yourself – stretching your boundaries and finding your limits. Travellers often find themselves doing things well outside their comfort zone, and it is these experiences that can be one of the most rewarding aspects of […]