TRAVEL TIP: Where is Sabah?
Sabah is located in the island of Borneo which is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Asia. Borneo itself is almost right in the middle of the sprawling South East Asia. Borneo is the home to one of the oldest rainforests in the world.
TRAVEL TIP: When is the best time to travel to Malaysia?
Situated in the equatorial zone, Malaysia is indeed a tropical holiday destination. Temperatures fluctuate between 25 degrees to 35 degrees Celsius. Sometimes it could be as cool as 18 degrees or as hot as
PYGMY: The Exotic Elephant from Borneo
Pygmy Elephant at the Lok Kawi Zoo Pygmy can be an adjective used in names of plants and animals that are much smaller than more typical kinds. In Borneo, you could find pygmy rhinos, pygmy pythons and pygmy elephants. Sadly, pygmy rhinos had gone extinct in 2017 and the other pygmies are also facing extinction; if no efforts are made to protect them. I used to think; in order to see elephants in the wild we have to go to either Africa or India. It never crossed my mind that this magnificent…
TENOM: The Sabah Agriculture Park
The Cannon Ball Fruit tree WILLIAM STEWART CAME FROM a small town called Tenom, a remote place in Malaysian Borneo. His father, David Stewart, was a successful real estate broker. William’s grandfather was an American planter from California. THE EURASIANS Chapter 9, Page 39 North Borneo (Sabah) offers many interesting places to see. And yet many of us; both local and foreigners are not aware of it or simply not bothered. There are the famous spots like Mount Kinabalu, which is among the…
TENOM: In the heart of Borneo
Tenom Town: view from nearby hill WILLIAM STEWART CAME FROM a small town called Tenom, a remote place in Malaysian Borneo. His father, David Stewart, was a successful real estate broker. William’s grandfather was an American planter from California. THE EURASIANS Chapter 9, Page 39 It is interesting to note that in future, there is a plan to connect the North Borneo (Sabah) State Railway line that begins in Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu) right up to Kudat, at the tip of Borneo. Then there is also…