Labuk Bay

After arriving back from Turtle Island at about 8.30 we quickly got showered, well I did, and grabbed a cab to take us on the hour long drive to Labuk Bay where we would be seeing the Proboscis monkeys. These monkeys are very odd looking with orange fur and big noses and they can only […]

Turtle Island

The first thing we did when we arrived in Sandakan was try to book our trip to Turtle Island but we were told by four separate travel agents that it was all fully booked and that we should have booked in May for a trip in July as it was high season. We obviously didn’t […]


Today the husband and I (still sounds weird!) went to Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre to see the Orangutans. It was a beautiful day, blue sky and the sun was shining. We arrived about half nine and entered the rain forest. Already the temperature was soaring and as we waited for the 10am feeding time we were […]


Yesterday evening we left Kuala Lumpur and headed out to Sandakan, we were slightly alarmed by the smoke in the plane but quickly realised it was the air conditioning, never seen anything like it before. After a turbulent 3 hour flight we arrived in Sandakan, within 30 minutes of arriving we were in a cab […]