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Stories and Tips Kota Kinabalu

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In search of Rafflesia

Written by Composthp on 19 Dec, 2010

Rafflesia aka "corpse" plant is a native parasitic plant of Sabah found mainly in the rainforests. It has no roots, stems or leaves and takes up to six months from bud to flower. Once bloomed, it lasts about a week and is said to give…Read More

Kota Kinabalu

Written by Jctravel1983 on 24 Nov, 2010

Sabah is one of the two Malaysian provinces on Borneo. It was formerly a British colony and that is still noticeable since you are driving on the left. In advance, we were pointed out that we should plan our trip and especially for excursions etc.…Read More

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Written by Jolantka on 23 Mar, 2013

Kota Kinabalu, a thriving capital of Sabah, grew out of a fishing village at the very end of the 19th century. Previously, Jesselton named after Sir Jessel, the Vice-Chairman of British North Borneo Chartered Company, it became known as Kota Kinabalu in 1968. The highest…Read More

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