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Thursday, December 16th, 2010 Posted in Sabah, Tourism | 3 Comments »

Earlier this week, our department had its quarterly technical meeting at Tawau. So in conjunction with meeting, we were treated with two field trips to the Quion Hill Agriculture Research Centre and the Tawau Hills Park. I was looking forward ...

Air Asia flying to Japan

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010 Posted in global, Tourism | 135 Comments »

Update: Air Asia just announced its introductory pricing to Tokyo Haneda here.  I've been to Haneda on the way back to Okinawa during our observation tour of mainland Japan.  It's nearer to the city and reachable by subway. Air Asia has ...

Nexus Resort Karambunai

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010 Posted in Family, Tourism | 3 Comments »

Some say it's heaven.  During the long Eid weekend, my family spent two nights at the resort.  It was indeed a well worth relaxation for us, just as if one is on olay regenerist.  The last time we were there ...

5th Sabah International Folklore Festival

Friday, July 30th, 2010 Posted in Culture, Photography, Sabah, Tourism | 5 Comments »

Sabah was host once again for the 5th time since 2001, the International Folklore Festival.  In conjunction with the festival, a friendly competition of respective folkdance is held at the Sabah Cultural Centre, here in Penampang. Countries from many parts ...

Seeing a Rafflesia in bloom for the first time

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010 Posted in environment, Nature, Photography, Sports, Tourism | 8 Comments »

Last weekend I had my first opportunity to see a Rafflesia flower in bloom.  Prior to that I've only seen the cabbage-like buds in the jungles below Batu Punggul in 1998.  We were at Kundasang during the weekend and by ...