Traveling from Bali to Taipei I have a one day stopover in Kuala Lumpur. I mostly rested, venturing out after dark to take a couple of shots of the famous towers.
After 5 nights in Kota Kinabalu, we boarded an Air Asia flight to Penang. The trip took around 2 hours, plus another thirty minutes in a taxi looking for our hotel in Georgetown. We stayed at The Chambers Hotel, which was the old Chambers of Commerce building converted into boutique accommodation. This is a theme in Georgetown, where many of the …
A popular day trip from Kota Kinabalu is the Proboscis Monkey and Firefly tour, which we knew nothing about before coming to KK. After seeing a few brochures and posters around we did some research before booking through our resort.
After watching an amazing tropical sunset from our hotel on Sutera Harbour, we asked the concierge to call us a taxi. Unlike Singapore where we had spent the day before, Kota Kinabalu had no metered taxis and all trips were by pre-arranged price.
After arriving in Kota Kinabalu late on Sunday, we checked into our hotel, The Pacific Sutera which is on the beach at the south end of town, near the airport. The next day I got up early and made my way to Scuba Junkie for a day of diving in the Tunku Rahman Marine Park.