Sandakan Vacations

Sandakan is the second largest city in Sabah, located on the north-eastern coast of Malaysian Borneo. It is used by travelers as a gateway to Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre, the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary, and the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Sandakan played an important role in Borneo's past, as the capital of British North ... Read more
Borneo, which is evident by religious relics, historic cemeteries, and colonial mansions. Although the city has seen better days, Sabahan still head here for the excellent local food specialties. Many budget backpackers stay outside of the city at Uncle Tan's, which is situated down the road from Sepilok Oragutan Rehabilitation Centre.
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Melbourne, Australia

I'm glad we visited Sandakan. It's quite remote and there aren't many tourists there. Everything seems at one with nature, even the accommodation which is wood built. We saw one of the most amazing tropical storms there. It was night and the sky was alice with lightening while thunder crack right over our heads from one side of the jungle to the other.

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Anchorage, Alaska, USA
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Sandakan, located in the Sabah region of Borneo is a gateway to eco-tourism destinations such as Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary.The city doesn't see to many foreign visitors.

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Kota Kinabalu

Found this at sandakan Town.

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Labuk bay monkey reserve.. Amazing

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South Omaha, Nebraska

so ausome

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Home sweet home
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ak lah jua!!!!

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