Oh My.. What a Week..!!!
hehehe,. i had a wonderful 10 days ending yesterday...
it had been a while for me to travel to some destination for holidays...well on the March 4th,
me with accompaniment of my gf and some of her friends.. i took a tour to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah..
many first for me in this holiday.. it is the first time that i set my foot on Sabah.. my first time of taking flight..
my first time viewing the highest mountain in S.E.A.. you got it.. Mount Kinabalu..
the entire visit was pretty cool.. for i experience a lil something new here n there.. too bad i had to squeeze my entire
trip into 3 n half days.. too rush n some hiccups at my lodging.. else it would had been a great visit..
right after we landed.. we were brought to this restaurant for a 10 dishes lunch.. my gosh.. we were served with tasty n fresh seafood.. then we were brought to visit Kota Kinabalu town, the Yayasan Sabah Tower, the floating mosque of the city and a spot where we got a great view half of KK..
on the second day we gone to the foot hill of Mount Kinabalu to get a glimpse of that magnificent sculpture of GOD; (along the way.. oh my the view of the mountain range n mini houses perching on it were just breath taking... if only i got my own place there..hhahahhaha) ... followed by a short jungle treking trip where we crossed some 30 plus meter high suspension bridge.. so cool.. but disappointed that all the birds n insects wasnt anywhere near us.. probably they gone to bed early.. we then proceed to Poring Hot Spring for a dip and weirdly by the Hot Spring there;s this pool supposedly filled with ground water.. yea.. it is damn chilly.. so i had a bit of hot and cold treat for that matter.. we were then sent to this chalet within the mountain range.. nice view nice place n comfortable...
the next morning we got shuttled to this location next to a mountain resort where we are able to catch the full view of mount Kinabalu.. just breath taking.. spend most of our time there posing to get the best pics with Mr. Mount Kinabalu.. then off we rushed to Sapi and Manukan Island of Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park.. the islands were just beautiful n by their coast where coral reefs n fishes for us to snorkel n scuba-dive.. hehehe.. we of course just settled for the snorkling.. however it wasnt as pretty as i was expecting it to be.. well probably i was at shallow water.. who knows in deeper water the corals n fishes were more amazing? hehehe.. no complaints here.. we had a wonderful buffet BBQ lunch in Manukan.. the only island of the marine park where u can find lodging.. well food was delicious n fresh.. n for the fact that the food was served by the beach n we are sitting at nicely set table with beautiful sea, beach n breeze... the whole experience was just more than pleasing..
and last but not least after the meal.. we got back to mainland n off we go to Klias River for flora n fauna river tour... hehehe managed to spot some Proboscis Monkey and Silver Leaf Monkey as well.. as we were there in the evening.. many animals had gone back to their home.. so pretty lucky that we still managed to see those monkeys.. n some storks.. well kinda disappointed in the first place.. but soon our face was filled with big smile.. just at the right time.. our river ride was backgrounded with beautiful sunset.. with all the correct lighting n settings.. we were snapping away... catching the sunset of Klias... dinner was taken at the only lodge there.. beautifully built with wood and logs.. before we left Klias.. we took our last boat ride to catch glimpse of fireflies..
in the last day.. we got nothing better to do but shopping at the Phillipino market where souveniers, dried seafood, groceries were sold.. shopped n that was the last activities of our KK trip..
now u'll be wondering.. where's the 10 days.. hehehee.,. well a day after i touched down Kuala Lumpur i was assigned to head to Kenyir Hydro electric power plant in Terengganu for some machine vibration assessment n troubleshooting together with my full team.. for the very first time i visited a Hydro electric power plant n of course.. Kenyir Dam n part of the lake..
although the we worked long hours.. yea.. really long hours.. spent 25 hours in 2 days in the plant.. of course not continuously.. n the drive from KL to Kuala Terengganu where we spent our nights took us like 7 hours.. in total.. 2 days of traveling n 2 days of work.. not much of leisure activities were carried out except in the last day we had a few stops along our ways to see some nice beaches of Terengganu...
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later for i'll be posting pics from my trip.. i'm sorry that i cant reveal pics that i took inside the Power Plant.. but some shots of the DAm n Power plant was captured n will be posted..