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    Sandakan is situated on the northern coast of the island of Borneo. An archipelago of small islands lie offshore, stretching up to the Philippines, and it was these islands that we were interested in.

    Three of these tiny islands form the marine conservation area of Turtle Island Park where, each night, you can watch as green and hawksbill turtles come ashore to lay their eggs.

  • What strange gigantic flower is here That shows its lonesome pallid face Where neither stems nor leaves appear J. Hunt Cooke The rare giant rafflesia grows only on the islands of Borneo…

  • We were to climb Mount Kinabalu, the highest mountain in the Malaysian archipelago, and the 20th most prominent in the world.  This was the part of our Borneo trip that the…