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Mount Kinabalu

Mount Kinabalu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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15 - 25 May 2010
Sabah
Malaysia
6°N
116°E
0 - 4095m ASL
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Prologue - << Start here

 
 
 
 
 

Day 1 - Guardians of the Mountain

Travellers from afar

 

Warm welcome enveloped in cold cloud

 

Rice wine and stories of the mountain

 
 
 
 
 

Day 2 - In the Footsteps of David Attenborough

Village perched on the mountainside

 

In search of giants

 
 
 
 
 

Day 3 - Vertical Swamps of Giant Carnivorous Plants

Weighing up at the bottom of the mountain

 

Pelan pelan

 

Nowhere on Earth more biodiverse

 

The world's largest carnivorous plant

 

Swirling clouds of the dead zone

 

Giant hut in the mist

 

Sunset above the clouds

 
 
 
 
 

Day 4 - Ghosts that dwell the Mist Shrouded Crags

Crowded restaurant at 2:00 AM

 

Staircase to the checkpoint in the sky

 

The rocks tried to break my spirit

 

Mysterious sunrise through piercing wind

 

Giants petrified in a cocoon of mist

 

To a well deserved lunch at the bottom

 
 
 
 
 

Epilogue

 
 
 
 

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Mount Kinabalu

 
 
 
 

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