Posts Tagged "Wildlife"

Kota Kinabalu Marine Parks

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Countries, Malaysia | 5 comments

Kota Kinabalu Marine Parks

Summary: Tunku Abdul Rahman National Park located near the coast of Kota Kinabalu may be one of the most paradisiacal place on earth. Unfortunately, it is endangered by mass tourism and poor monitoring. Check out what you can expect to see if you are planning a visit to Manukan Island, Sapi Island, or Mamutik Island. $1=RM (MYR) 3.21 Unlike the city of Kuching in Sarawak, there is not much to do in Kota Kinabalu, and we were a little bit disappointed when we explored the city. We came to Sabah after seeing a very beautiful picture of the sea, clear water, and bungalows on stilts just upon the clear water. Heaven on earth, we thought. Sea and sea activities are actually...

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Semmengok Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Step by Step

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Countries, Malaysia | 0 comments

Semmengok Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Step by Step

Summary: Check out how to visit the Semmengok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center on your own, how to go there, what to bring, things you should know. Orangutans are not totally wild there because they were rescued and fed, but they are still free and in the trees, not in cages! So this was a really good opportunity to see them because it is (as they told us) very difficult to spot totally wild orangutans. It takes half a day to do this visit. We arrived too late (at 10:20 am), as they close the park from 11 am to 2 pm. People were bitten by the monkeys in years past, and they don’t let anyone inside anymore without the monitoring of the park rangers. So we spent three and...

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Bako National Park Photo Essay

Posted by on Jan 7, 2014 in Countries, Malaysia | 0 comments

Bako National Park Photo Essay

Summary: Take a glimpse at the amazing wildlife of Bako National Park. There are more animals that you could see depending on your luck, here are those we met. If you ever have the chance to visit Bako National Park or any other national park PLEASE: Do not feed the animals Tell your guide not to do so, unfortunately some guides do that to get more tips from their clients Don’t try to interact with them or touch them

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Bako National Park Step by Step

Posted by on Dec 16, 2013 in Countries, Malaysia | 4 comments

Bako National Park Step by Step

Summary: One of the best places to see wildlife in Sarawak is Bako National Park. The place is very easy to reach, the management is competent and the park is beautiful. Here is a step by step guide to how we visited Bako (including how to go there, what information you should have before you go and what to bring). $1=RM (MYR) 3.21 How to Get to Bako National Park: Transportation You can easily go to Bako National Park by yourself—you don’t need to take a tour. You will need to take a couple of different modes of transport, but it’s an easy journey and will save you money. You will take: 1.Bus 2.Boat Which Bus to Bako National Park? You need to take bus number 1 from...

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Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve – Kangaroos are Everywhere

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Australia | 4 comments

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve – Kangaroos are Everywhere

One of the highlights of my last year’s visit to Australia was my trip to Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. Honestly, the journey to this amazing land was not part of my original tour plan in Australia, but when I searched about the wildlife attractions near Canberra, the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve comes out as a major attraction. The Reserve is no far from the Australia’s capital, Canberra. It took me just an hour to reach Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve from my hotel in Canberra on my car. At the start of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve that covers almost 55 square kilometers of an area, there is an information centre that can give you the detailed maps of the area and gives you...

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