TRIBUTE TO VALERIAN JOANNES  (25 Nov 1987 to 5 June 2015) I met Valerian in January 2014 when I was on assignment for Sabah Tourism Board & Sabah Parks Board of Trustees to develop guidebooks for the Kinabalu Park, Malaysia’s First World Heritage Site. I was also working on a coffee table book on, Read More

This is a close up view of the KM 6 to KM 7 section of the summit trail (Laban Rata to the Sayat Sayat) area of Mt. Kinabalu. A quake measuring 5.9 which hit the Ranau District on June 5, 2015 at 7.17 AM where 14 climbers and 4 mountain guides have perished.  The summit trail, Read More

FATHER & SON Mount Nongkok often known as “The Son of Mount Kinabalu”, is the little mountain that sits by the heel of Mt Kinabalu on the west side. Can be seen that both the Father and Son are scarred by the recent quake where the epicentre is located very near to the west, Read More

THE SKY OPENED After the Sogit which was performed this morning, the sky opened and Mt. Kinabalu is at full bloom again! Though now scarred from the landslides from the recent quake, she is still as majestic as ever all ready to rejuvenate. Sabahans and Malaysians, let’s pray that she shall forever be at, Read More

Well wishers pay respect to the Mt. Kinabalu earthquake victims. A tribute with the words IN SOLIDARITY WITH EVERYONE ON MOUNT KINABALU and a mountain guide carrying a victim are drawn on a wall at the former Lands and Survey building now often named the Sabah Art Grafitti buidling just adjacent to Suria Sabah Shopping Complex. Members from, Read More

In memory of those who perished in the Malaysian Earthquake measuring 6.0 which hit the State of Sabah on June 5th, 2015 at 7.17 AM with the epicentre at western side of Mt. Kinabalu, the highest mountain in Malaysia and one the highest peaks in South East Asia. Deepest condolence to the families and friends of, Read More

DONKEY EARS PEAK AT SUNRISE Mount Kinabalu has spoken. Malaysia and the State of Sabah recorded her first major earthquake in history at 7.17 AM today registering a Richter scale of 6.0. The epicentre is at the western section of Mt. Kinabalu located 19 Km from town of Ranau and 54 Km from Kota, Read More

Voltronic Lubricants of Germany was Borneo Safari’ Official Lubricants and Sponsors for the year 2013. John had the opportunity to work with Voltronic to promote the their lubricants during the 2012 and 2013. Work done for Voltronic was brand awareness in Borneo Safari and the Borneo 4WD and Outdoor Show. Feature Voltronic corporate cars decals, news features, exhibition booth design, merchandise, media, Read More

John’s favourite design work was the design and manufacture of 500 pieces of limited edition Borneo Safari Field Official Field Watches.  Each timepiece are custom designed from scratch by John and manufactured in China using good quality materials. Built with rugged stainless steel black case, black dials, khaki face and canvas strap, this rugged time piece is water, Read More

BORNEO LIM 4WD SUSPENSION SPECIALIST – is a feature to highlight sponsors for the event giving them a good coverage of their business and brand values to the audience.