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Weekend Tamu at Kota Belud

If you want to know about Sabah culture and the traditional food of Sabahan? the best way to know is by visiting Tamu. Tamu is Sabah own version of Open Market and Tamu was introduced by the British officer stationed at North Borneo as a meeting place for the villagers. Villagers can sell the produce and fresh goods and at ...

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2 days 1 night at Mantanani Island

After our first trip to Mantanani Island, we realized that we spend too much time on the bus/boat trip and have little time for snorkeling and exploring the island. to appreciate the charm of Mantanani Island, an overnight stay at Mantanani Island is a must. We got to know Palm Beach Mantanani have new chalets at their premises and offer us ...

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Tamu Besar 2013 – Colorful cultural show

tamu besar kota belud

Tamu Besar Kota Belud is one of the biggest events on Sabah calendar. Initially meaning Open Market, Tamu Besar Kota Belud has evolved into a full-scale cultural performance and festival. This year Tamu Besar falls on 26 to 27th of October. During this 2-day event, there are programs such as singing competition, beauty pageant, cultural dance, cow racing, and horse ...

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Mantanani island, made in heaven

Mantanani Island, also known as Mermaid Island ( 美人鱼岛) is one of the top destinations for tourist in recent year. The island only open up for tourists 5 years ago and is more famous to foreign tourists than to locals. I always wanted to go taking photos at Mantanani Island after looking at the beautiful photographs on the internet. So we ...

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Attractions in Kota Belud ( off the beaten path )

When you mention Kota Belud nowadays, tourist will think of Mantanani Island. There are many interesting places to visit at Kota Belud and if you are a photographer, you will leave Kota Belud feeling satisfied. This few places may not be your usual tourist spot but good place for relaxing and enjoy the scenery and nature.  1) Kampung Tambulion Located ...

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