Wednesday, June 25, 2008

SANDAKAN... here I come again!

I'll be going outstation to Sandakan tomorrow for 5 days (26 to 30/06/2008). Exhibition again!!! Sandakan Expo 2008, 27 to 29/06/2008, from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm at Yu Yuan Secondary School Hall. The best thing is, we will be staying at Sabah Hotel and it has FOC WIRELESS connection!!! yayyy!!! can continue my blogging without excuse eh...*wink*

Shame on me, I've been to Sandakan for few times but didn't manage to visit those attraction places such as;-

Sepilok Orang Utan

A visit to Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary will allow you to come in close contact with the "Man of the Jungle". It is exciting to watch as these large red apes are astonishing gentle, highly intelligent and will gaze at you with almost disconcerting frankness.





Selingan Turtle Island

The world famous Turtle Island lies about 40km north of Sandakan in the Sulu Sea off Sabah's east coast. It includes three islands of Pulau Selingan, Pulau Bakkungan Kecil and Pulau Gulisan. Pulau Selingan is the main nesting area for green turtles, Chelonia Mydas, while the hawksbill turtles Eretmochelys seem more attracted to the shore of Pulau Gulisan. The two islands were gazetted as Marine Park in 1977 for the protection of these two species in order to save them from extinction.


Sukau / Kinabatangan River

To see wildlife in their own habitat, Sukau is the place to be. You will be amazed by the variety of wildlife that you could so easily spot in this area. Orang Utans, Proboscis Monkeys, Asian Elephant, Sumatrian Rhino, just to name a few.





Other hotspots;-
*Agnes Keith House
*Australian War Memorial
*Gomantong cave
*Japanese Cemetery
*Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary
*Lankayan Island
*Pu Jih Shi Chinese Temple
*Sandakan Crocodile Farm
*St. Michael's and All Angels Church
*The Sandakan Heritage Trail


Source of Information: Internet (click here for more information)

2 comments:

osindak said...

Have fun in Sandakan toh!! If you go to the Rainforest Discovery Centre, ada my cousin Benn sana.. hehe

Rozz_Lea Rozie said...

I wish I can toh... nga gumu appointment this time... hopefully lah...