Travelogue

National Park

Kinabalu National Park

Mount Kinabalu is a prominent landmark that stands 4,095m above sea level.

Mount Kinabalu (1)

With diversified flora and fauna, the national park has been listed as World Heritage Site. I came across this weird looking insect and have no idea if it is a type of spider. It looked like an alien spaceship with long legs.

Weird insect in Borneo

Our group made a day tour without climbing Mt. Kinabalu. We stopped by Desa Dairy Farm to taste the ice cream and chocolate milk.

Desa Dairy Farm

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Redang Island Marine Park Malaysia

The most common word exclaimed by first time visitors to Pulau Redang (Redang Island) has to be “paradise”.

Pulau Redang Marine Park (1)

How clear is the water? See it for yourself.

Pulau Redang Marine Park (2)

You may not believe that I saw these coral fish in waist deep water.

Pulau Redang Marine Park (3)

Still don’t believe, let’s see it from the bird eye view.

Pulau Redang Marine Park (6)

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Sungai Tua and Batu Dam

It makes sense to call the dam behind Batu Caves as Batu Dam.

fishing

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Glimpse of Grand Teton

I was lucky to have a glimpse of the “large tit” on my way to Jackson Hole. One version of the origin of the name of this mountain “Grand Teton” was from French word “teat” (tit).

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Impressions of West Thumb Geyser Basin

The first impression of this basin was “another mud holes and boiling pond”? The answer was yes and no. Yes because there are again many geysers and geothermal activities. No because they are more spectacular.

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Impressions of Old Faithful Geyser

Perhaps it was due to the great expectation of the famous Geyser in the world – the Old Faithful Geyser,  I felt a bit of let down by the eruption.

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Impressions of Bison at Yellowstone

The beast was massive, especially when one could get so close to the wild American buffelo.

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