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Uncle Tan’s- Day 2: Afternoon Jungle Trek

by Heidi

During the heat of the day, while most wildlife is hiding away resting, we headed out in search of insects and other creepy crawlies.  From camp we took a short boat ride to one of the government protected patches of jungle.  The guide explained about the conservation areas by drawing the river and 10 patches […]

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Uncle Tan’s- Day 2: Morning Boat Safari

by Heidi

At 6am it was time to rise and shine for our morning boat safari.  The two best times of day to see wildlife are the early morning, before the heat of the day, and the evening.  We did not really get any sleep the night before because of the anxiety of being in the middle […]

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Uncle Tan Kinabatangan Wildlife Adventure and Stay- Day 1

by Heidi

We were in Borneo to see wildlife and high on our list was a boat safari on the Kinabatangan River.  I looked online for tours and most of the ones I found were around $500/person for 3-5 days, which was more than we wanted to spend!  Then I found Uncle Tan’s Wildlife Adventure, which was […]

Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center, Sabah, Borneo

by Heidi

Sepilok Forest Edge Resort Sandakan still wasn’t in the jungle, so we decided to move to Sepilok Forest Edge Resort, near the Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Center.  We paid quite a bit more ($35?) for a nice bungalow, but now we could actually see the jungle from our balcony.  We checked out of Hotel London in […]

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