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Honeymoon Day 5 – Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort

Honeymoon Day 5 – Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort

Having arrived at the Shangri-la Rasa Ria Resort late last night we didn’t get to do much and so we just had a wander around the grounds to familiarise ourselves with this beautiful hotel. This morning we arranged all of our nature trips for tomorrow...

Honeymoon Day 4 – Gomantong & Sandakan

Honeymoon Day 4 – Gomantong & Sandakan

We left Borneo Nature Lodge at 9am this morning with a boat trip down to where we’d left the minibus the previous day. Some parts of the riverbank looked as though they’d been trampled on overnight which meant that the elephants had been around. First...

Honeymoon Day 3 – Sepilok & Borneo Nature Lodge

Honeymoon Day 3 – Sepilok & Borneo Nature Lodge

Yet another early start (6am) for breakfast and the boat ride back to Sandakan. Got a better seat on the boat this time so it wasn’t as bumpy. We were driven to the Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary which was a couple of hours outside of...

Honeymoon Day 2 – Turtle Islands

Honeymoon Day 2 – Turtle Islands

An early start this morning to get to Kota Kinabalu airport for our short flight to Sandakan, although I did get to watch the last half hour of the West Ham v Burnley game as we did our final packing. We were met in Sandakan...

Honeymoon Day 1 – Getting There

Honeymoon Day 1 – Getting There

Eventually made it to Kota Kinabalu after 24 hours door to hotel travelling. The flight into Kuala Lumpur arrived early so it meant more hanging around before catching the flight to Kota Kinabalu. The weather in KK is cloudy with a few rain showers but...

Getting Ever Closer

Having got married last year, we put off our proper honeymoon due to the fact that the wife was starting a new job only a week later. We went away to Rome for a few days as a kind of mini-honeymoon (or minimoon) but we...

Nothing’s Ever Easy

Nothing’s Ever Easy

Having eventually booked our honeymoon a spanner was thrown into the works when we received a call from the travel agents telling us that the tour we were planning to do wasn’t available on the date we wanted. There was only one date on which...

Honeymoon Here We Come!

Due to the wife having to start a new job 10 days after we got married, we decided to put off going on a proper honeymoon until next year and just went off to Rome for a few days for a little break. Putting it...