City Mosque Kota Kinabalu

Visiting the City Mosque in Kota Kinabalu

The famous floating mosque of Kota Kinabalu   I’ve visited many mosques, because in Turkey mosques have always been open to the public.  In fact, I was shocked the first time I visited a Muslim country where non-Muslims were prohibited […]

Labuk Bay

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary – Part II

Where we meet some tufted cuties and have a completely different experience than in the morning. This is Part II of our visit to Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary where we witnessed testosterone at work!  You might want to read […]

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The Wildlife of Borneo – A Photo Essay

You can’t be disappointed with the abundance of wildlife to see in Malaysian, Borneo! One of the first animals we saw in Borneo was the short-tailed macaque. A troop of them live at the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, and […]


Rafflesia – Stinky Flower and One Cool Bloom!

It’s big, beautiful, and it’s stinky! When I posted an instagram photo of the Rafflesia flowers that we paid an exorbitant amount of money to visit, everyone bombarded my Facebook with comments.  Apparently everyone has heard of this large, stinky […]


What to do in Mt. Kinabalu National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mt. Kinabalu – It’s All About the Hike! What exactly was I thinking?  Mt. Kinabalu is known as a fantastic place to hike a mountain.  Well, I’m just not that into mountain climbing, and I had this vision that there […]

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