Malaysian Borneo is definitely on my list of ultimate destinations.
There’s something for everyone there, from snorkeling in Sandakan to climbing Mount Kinabalu.
My family and I felt a great need to explore a little bit of everything that Borneo had to offer, so we tried to pack it all in!
Our first stop was Kota Kinabalu to climb the mountain.
It’s a two day trek up and down, but don’t let the short duration fool you, my legs have never been more sore than the day after getting down.
The views along the way up the mountain were 10000% worth the tough hiking (are they ever not?!), and Mount Kinabalu quickly became one of my favorite experiences thus far (which is why its the focus of this post).
Something about seeing the clouds beneath you is just simply elating and majestic and wonderful!
We also flew on over to Sandakan, where we went to the Walai Penyu Resort.
Continue reading (Incl. Pics) at: Unexpected Occurrences: Unexpected Borneo.