I must say I am not a collector of vintage cameras but rather I just loved to own a piece of history if I chanced upon something and here are some of the items that were lying around in my gallery and office. Some were bought and some were given to me by friends, Read More

If you heading for a holiday or a business trip to Kuala Lumpur and is thinking of capturing some stunning images of Kuala Lumpur, the most photographed location in Kuala Lumpur is undeniably, the Petronas Twin Towers, often regarded as the icon of Malaysia. Also known as KLCC, this 88-storey building stands at an, Read More

WHAT IS OVERLANDING “Life is a journey, not a destination” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Overlanding as the name suggests, describes undertaking a journey over land whether with your own vehicle or on your own two feet or in an overland truck with other people. The essence of overlanding, no matter what your mode of, Read More

A photo exhibition themed “MOUNTAIN TORQ – World Highest Via Ferrata by John Kong” was held during the relaunching of the via ferrata circuit on Mount Kinabalu by Mountain TORQ on Jan 19th, 2016 at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu. The exhibition was hosted by Mountain TORQ, the company that is operating the via ferrata, Read More

REDISCOVERING THE SUMMIT TRAIL – From November 28th to 5th December 2015, the Borneo Expedition team members John Kong, Wong Hoe Kiat and John Lee spent a week at Pendant Hut, operated by Mountain TORQ to rediscover and document Mount Kinabalu new summit trail which is now opened to the public from December 1,, Read More

TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE 2015 – On the night of September 27–28, 2015 the full Moon will plunge completely through Earth’s shadow for the last time until January 2018. If your skies are clear after the Sun sets on Sunday, September 27th, be sure to head outside to see the total lunar eclipse that happens, Read More

John has been invited to be on the panel of judges for the upcoming wildlife photo competition launched by the Wildlife Department of Sabah in conjunction with World Wildlife Day. A total of RM7,800 worth of prizes are up for grabs! Three categories are available. The Open (18 years and older), Government Staffs and Students (13, Read More

Thank you Universiti Malaysia Sabah for entrusting us again to design and print the 2015 Prospectus. The Prospectus also comes in a digital version distributed in the form of CDs. In line with the Eco Campus concept, the design of the prospectus comes with green and nature concept where only limited hard copies are, Read More

Text and Photos By: John Kong The Mission of the Gurkha Hut Photography Expedition While on an expedition to capture images for several projects for the Sabah Park’s Mesilau Nature Gallery and for our sponsors TAMRAC Bags, we made a photographic expedition to visit the highest mountain hut in Borneo and Malaysia to the, Read More

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