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Borneo Highlands – Swan Lake

March 9th, 2007 · 7 Surrendered

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Bye bye pretty flowers and hello to the swans! This is my first time see real swans. Very excited 😛 Up… Up… Up we went. Have to walk up the hill to reach the lake. There’s a Chinese Temple up there somewhere. It’s in charge by the Taiwanese however only those that want to pray and worship are welcome. If you just want to visit it without the heart, then they do not welcome you. It’s not recommeded to go according to our guide unless you really have the heart to pray and worship there.


Views from the top.


Up we went to the lake. You can opt for this way or the concrete road. The view of the hut makes you feel like you’re in fairy tale land.



The swans!!! YES! YES!! Finally!! Don’t feed them if you don’t want them to chase you hahaha… Someone got chased, you know who you are 😛 Of course, there are ducks too. They are so ADORABLE!!!


A small hut where to can rest and get nice view the lake and the surrounding. Here’s where the 18-hole situated. Further up, you will reach the swan sanctuary but we didn’t have time to walk up.

This is our last destination. There are still a lot to discover, 2 days 1 night is not enough. By the way, I forgot to mention that there isn’t any mobile phone signal deep into Padawan until Borneo Highlands. You will not be living with mobile phone for as long that you are there, so no one can contact you, a great place to escape hahaha… There isn’t any phone in the room too. The only place with phone is the reception counter hahaha… If you can’t live without your mobile phone, then you need to get a satelite phone hahaha 😛

We went back to the resort via air-conditioned Land Cruiser instead of “Tut-tut”. It took us quite a while to wait for our transport becuase according to them, there will be an opening ceremony by some politicians that’s why the “Tut-tut” was delayed. Since there are children waiting with us and they are getting restless, the guide got a Land Cruiser to send the children and parents back but when the Land Cruiser reached the Flower Garden, the children didn’t want to go up because they wanted to sit on the “Tut-tut” hahahha… So the 4 of us took that ride and left behind another 2 friends of us with “Tut-tut”. Besides, the “Tut-tut” was on the way to the Flower Garden too, it reached there not long after the Land Cruiser.

Back to the resort, we went to our room to pack up and waited for lunch. Will be blogging about our lunch after this. By the way, there will be an offer awaiting you so that you can pay a visit to Borneo Highlands too. Watch this blog!

Categories: Going Places · Uniquely Kuching

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  • 2 velverse // Mar 9, 2007 at 11:45 am

    Thanks for dropping by. Wow.. nice place you went visiting there. Saw some of the pictures at jimmychin’s site 🙂 Now I know where this place is. Can start to plan to visit sarawak dy 🙂

  • 3 sweet surrender // Mar 9, 2007 at 3:54 pm

    Thanks for coming. 🙂 Glad that you like it.

  • 4 crispy // Mar 9, 2007 at 5:24 pm

    didn’t know we had such beautiful place here

    for sure i’d bring my gf there if i had one :p

  • 5 sweet surrender // Mar 9, 2007 at 8:30 pm

    Hahaha.. bring your parents there 😛 Fresh air, nice scenery.

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