Adventures in Sabah Borneo Malaysia – Part 2 – Monkey Business

dralfoldman:

Looking back over some of my most popular blogs, I think this is worth a read. It’s our No. 2 travel blog.

Originally posted on Discover the Orient:

A picture of a proboscis monkey.

A picture of a proboscis monkey. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary (Photo credit: Tianyake)

Orangutan - Sandakan, Malaysia

Orangutan – Sandakan, Malaysia (Photo credit: whl.travel)

orangutan

orangutan (Photo credit: canorus)

Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehab Centre

Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehab Centre (Photo credit: Spanner Dan)

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary

Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Photo credit: eltham_mob)

Following on from our last blog which addressed our introduction to Sandakan, Sabah, in  this blog, we start to focus on the fauna and flora for which this area is world-renowned.

In a nutshell, we covered three major highlights with our driver in an amazing day; these were:

We left our hotel at about 8.30 am and headed for the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. We needed to be there for  10…

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A day in China’s Countryside and a visit to the UNESCO approved Dazu Stone Carvings

dralfoldman:

Looking back over some of my most popular blogs, I think this is worth a read. It’s our No. 1 travel blog.

Originally posted on Discover the Orient:

Bao Ding Mountain Rock Carvings, Dazu, Chongqi...

Bao Ding Mountain Rock Carvings, Dazu, Chongqing 大足宝顶山石刻 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

‪中文(简体)‬: 大足石刻

‪中文(简体)‬: 大足石刻 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

An SVG map of China with Chongqing municipalit...

An SVG map of China with Chongqing municipality highlighted Legend: Image:China map legend.png (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu rock carvings, Bao Ding Shan, 18...

English: Dazu rock carvings, Bao Ding Shan, 18 layers of hell (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu rock carvings, Bao Ding Shan, demons

English: Dazu rock carvings, Bao Ding Shan, demons (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu rock carvings, Bei Shan buddha

English: Dazu rock carvings, Bei Shan buddha (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu rock carvings, beishan detailed ...

English: Dazu rock carvings, beishan detailed small buddhas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu rock carvings, beishan buddhas

English: Dazu rock carvings, beishan buddhas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu Rock Carvings, Bao Ding buddhas

English: Dazu Rock Carvings, Bao Ding buddhas (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dazu County Rock Carving, Chongqing, a UNESCO ...

Dazu County Rock Carving, Chongqing, a UNESCO heritage site (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Dazu rock carvings, including circle ...

English: Dazu rock carvings, including circle of life and giant Buddha (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We completed our four-night and three full-day cruise on the mighty Yangtze River and were the first to disembark at the port of Chongqing. We were…

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