“wildest” dreams fulfilled: Part 2

Written by Evon Foo
(Photos by Evon Foo)


This article is a continuation of Part 1 (Click HERE to read Part 1)
The original post can be read in Evon Foo’s blog (LINK)

dreams fulfilled!
To me personally, I had been longing to see two iconic and protected animals in the area and was hoping desperately that I had come at the right time and this was the right season for me to encounter them.  After the sighting of the proboscis monkeys, I managed to tick one of the boxes. Now, how about the second one?  Amazingly, things turned out absolutely wonderful for us as we spotted them further down the river bank — the Borneo pygmy elephants (婆羅州小矮象)!!! Wow!

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“wildest” dreams fulfilled: Part 1

Written by Evon Foo
(Photos by Evon Foo)


The original post can be read in Evon Foo’s blog (LINK)

Going to Sukau along the Kinabatangan River in the east coast of Sabah, North Borneo was one of my two main back-to-the-nature domestic trips for last year.  The first one to Tabin Wildlife Nature Reserve in Lahad Datu materialised in early May 2016 and it was an amazing trip to remember (you can read it here).  However, the trip to Sukau that was initially planned for October had not been so smooth-going.

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Into The Wild @ Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Lahad Datu

Text & Photos by Evon Foo
( Guest Post by Ms Evon Foo- A blogger from www.colourfulthreads.co )
Re-blogged by @curiostraveller

tabin wildlife reserve (2)

My travelling plan this year as I have been telling everyone is to do “cuti-cuti Sabah”, meaning holidaying in and around Sabah — domestic travelling!  Being in the hospitality industry sometimes I do feel slightly embarrassed that I have been to less places in my home state than many of the tourists from around the globe that I have come across over the years.

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