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Borneo Part Four: Danum Valley

Danum Valley Rainforest
June 2018

The Danum Valley Conservation Area has been protected by the Malaysian government to preserve this remains area of Borneo's rainforest and save the home for its endangered species like the Orangutan.

We arrived at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge after a two hour drive over dirt roads.  This ecolodge is set on a river deep in the unlogged native growth rainforest.  The Lodge was fully booked and we were lucky to secure spot for our trip.  We splurged and rented the luxurious two story villa overlooking the river.  Yes this was our "bucket list" trip so why not go all out, and it was worth it.




Our days at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge with filled with hikes with our guide and relaxing at our villa in the afternoon.  The food at the Lodge was excellent, great buffet with Asian and Western dishes, great wines and always interesting people to share the stories of the day with.  After dinner we always had a night hike or a drive with our guide to sp…

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