Hands down one of our favorite adventure destinations on the planet is Malasyian Borneo. Sabah and Sarawak are exciting provinces filled with beautiful scenery and exciting wildlife.
We had never even considered venturing to Borneo during our Asian Adventure, but when a fellow traveler told us of a great deal on flights from Air Asia, well we just had to go.
I remember seeing Julia Roberts on the Rosie O’Donnell show years earlier talking about an Orangutan Sanctuary that she had filmed a documentary about and that had always been something that I had wanted to see. So our first stop upon Landing in Kota Kinabalu was to take a bus to Sepilok. One of two Orangutan Rehabilitation Centres that we had the privilege to visit.
$20 per person goes towards the sanctuary and gives you access to the park and of course viewing the Orangutans during their feeding. These incredible primates don’t have to come to the feeding if they don’t want to. They have been rehabilitated and released back in to the wild. The feedings are for newly reintroduced Orangutans to come back to a familiar place. They need to re-learn how to live on their own, and this helps them to make the transition easier.
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