Motivated by the excitement of the day to come we got up at 0230 and headed up to the restaurant for 'supper'. Once we arrived we managed some toast and egg before realising it was actually way to early for food and instead made sure we were well hydrated with tea and orange juice. Able to leave most stuff in the rooms until later we packed our pockets with water and snacks, donned our head torches and set off as one of the last groups at 0300 in the morning. ...
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Taking a a long weekend to do Mount Kinabalu we set off Friday afternoon to our accommodation at J Residence, just outside the Park. We took a taxi along the windy roads north of KK and got dropped off outside a surprising nice place with beautiful views over valleys of rainforest and mountains. We settled into our luxury 3 bedded room fully equipped with DVD player, on suite and massive windows taking advantage of the spectacular scenery (and for under £9 eac...