"Sabah,The land below the winds" Kota Kinabalu by kyoub

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Gayana Eco Resort

As we walked down the steps, from the airplane, we could feel the hot humid air hitting us. It was the dry season and not a cloud in the sky.
As soon as our bags arrived in the airport terminal, we went outside and got a taxi down to the waterfront.
We needed to find the ferry terminal so we could purchase a ticket to go out to the Gayana Eco Resort.

Kota Kinabalu

The capital of Sabah, sits on the edge of the South China Sea.
The city is quite interesting with the shophouses on the waterfront and the mainstreet lined with shops, restaurants, and office buildings.
People are very friendly and helpful.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:So much to see and do
  • Cons:Humidity
  • In a nutshell:Very interesting place to visit
  • Last visit to Kota Kinabalu: May 2004
  • Intro Updated Feb 7, 2005
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  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2009 at 11:34 AM

    Lovely page Kay, it looks so relaxing and serene:-)

  • VeronicaG's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2008 at 5:57 PM

    What a unique experience!

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Mar 4, 2008 at 11:06 AM

    looks an epic place to be

  • scottishvisitor's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2007 at 3:48 PM

    Nice page Kay - the stilt village looks really interesting = good hotels for relaxing = yes I could do with relaxing right now

  • matcrazy1's Profile Photo
    Feb 4, 2007 at 2:37 PM

    I'd like to see Stilt Village. I didn't know about Philipinos refugees.

  • Tijavi's Profile Photo
    Jan 20, 2007 at 10:43 AM

    So near yet so far and the large presence of Filipinos are testatment to that. Thanks for sharing the useful tips.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2006 at 11:00 AM

    great tips!

  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Oct 27, 2006 at 4:19 AM

    Another enjoyable page. Your over the water bungalow sounds like a winner. I bet you had wonderful views. Also in awe of the stilt villages and the Malaysian Boat Tour sounds like a cool idea.

  • herzog63's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2005 at 11:57 AM

    Staying in one of these Water vilages is always in interesting experience.

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Sep 24, 2005 at 11:39 AM

    Kay, another winner. It's always a pleasure to read about your adventures in faraway places...places I'll never see so I really treasure the vicarious experience through your words and photographs. Thanks.


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