Climbing Kinabalu..how hard can it be?! January 19th 2009 Leaving Kuching we flew to Kota Kinabalu, the nearest city to Kota Kinabalu National Park to arrange the 2 day climb to the summit of south east Asias'highest peak at 4100m. We had pre-booked our hostel over the internet in order to make use of their free airport pick up service, and within seconds of arriving we realised booking and paying for 2 nights was a big mistake.
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Asia » Malaysia » Sabah » Mount Kinabalu During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more