Danum Valley Field Center: A weekend in the tropical forest

This post focuses on our experience at Danum Valley Field Center, and includes all necessary information: costs, transportation, accommodations and activities.   Morning bus from Labuk Bay to Lahad Datu: the manager at Nipah Lodge scheduled a van to drop us off at the bus station. We get dropped off somewhere in Lahad Datu. Without […]

Sepilok Orangutans and Labuk Bay Proboscis: visiting the primates of Borneo

 This post is about visiting the Orangutans and Proboscis monkeys of Borneo including information regarding accomodations in Sandakan and Labuk Bay Sanctuary, transportation and activities. We arrived in Sandakan late evening, our legs barely functioning (see previous post Climbing Mt. Kinabalu). Suddenly, the world seemed to be made out of stairs. A flight of stairs […]