Markets: "Buy a wooden monkey for your Christmas tree!" Sandakan Shopping Tip by CatherineReichardt

Sandakan Shopping: 5 reviews and 4 photos

  Carved monkey, Sandakan, Malaysia
by CatherineReichardt

When your Christmas tree serves as the travelogue of your life, what do you buy from Borneo?

Well, actually I bought this before I realised that my Christmas tree could serve this purpose, and in fact it may well have been the ornament that first gave me the idea, as it clearly needed somewhere to hang out on a regular basis!

This monkey was bought from a craft stall in Sandakan and a dozen years later, is still one of the ornaments that makes me feel a frisson of excitement each and every time I hang it on the tree!

Theme: Local Craft

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 17, 2011
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  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Jul 8, 2013 at 10:54 AM

    Glad to know that you have been to our home country Malaysia, particularly the state of Sabah. ~ho & pang


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