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Reminiscing the old Gaya Street

by: Chai Moi Len Gaya Street, the oldest main street in Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu) was originally the Bond Street with buildings made of attap roofs and wooden structures. The fragile buildings were frequently razed to ground by fire, which most probably has given rise to the local name of Api Api to the town of Jesselton. Interestingly to note, even ...

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Island Hopping at Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Looking for island adventure when in Kota Kinabalu? one of the cheapest and most accessible Island destination in Kota Kinabalu is Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park. Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park (or TAR Marine Park) is made up of five islands: 5 islands: Gaya, Manukan, Sapi, Sulug and Mamutik.     The Most popular Island is probably Sapi Island as ...

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introduction to islands of sabah

One of the most popular activities for Travellers to Sabah is visit one of the many islands of Sabah. Many may know the world famous Sipadan Island but Sabah have many more beautiful island for diving, snorkelling and jungle trekking. Here are activities you can find at some of the islands in Sabah. Diving  Other than the world famous Sipadan ...

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Upside Down House and Watermelon Bus Stop

Claimed to be first of its kind in South East Asia, Rumah Terbalik (Upside Down House) is located at Tamparuli. About 40 minutes away from Kota Kinabalu. This traditional Sabah house is built with all the fixtures and electrical items on the “floor” hanging upside down. No Photography is allowed inside the house . There is a cafe and souvenir ...

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Ramadan Bazaar at Kota Kinabalu

It’s Ramadan time in Malaysia and there are various colourful food stalls selling buka puasa food in various places around Kota Kinabalu Area.  Lets celebrate this holy month together and show our Sabahan spirit. 🙂 Ramadhan 2015 start from 18th of June till 17th of July 2015 View Bazar Ramadan Location in Kota Kinabalu in a larger map   Location of Bazar Ramadan this year ...

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