Sabah is one of the top tourist destinations in the world and is blessed with Kinabalu Park, Malaysia’s 1st World Heritage Site, the 3 tallest mountains in Malaysia, the most islands in Malaysia with 392 islands, the tallest million-year-old tropical rainforest in the world, one of the world’s hot spot for biodiversity and a, Read More

On the 10th of May, 2019, I had the pleasure of meeting famous world explorer and TV personality Mr Ryan Pyle at my Borneo Images Gallery in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. He was on set to do an interview of me for my Best of Kinabalu Park work of documenting Malaysia’s highest mountain over the, Read More

This episode was aired in ASTRO Channel 109 and RTM in 2019. It has been two years since the last visit to Taman Maga Nooh in Long Pasia to explore the trekking routes developed by the people of the village. Long Pasia is one of the most beautiful forested areas in the southwest of, Read More

The biggest and most anticipated Borneo 4WD and Outdoor Show (BFOS 2017) returns to the Kota Kinabalu showgrounds for its 3rd edition beginning from June 3rd to 4th this year! Organised by the Sabah Land Rover Club (SLRC), in collaboration with PEMADAM and supported by Dewan Bandaraya Kota Kinabalu (DBKK) and Sabah Tourism Board, Read More

THE BORNEO EXPEDITION – Experience Borneo Like Never Before The Borneo Expedition is a 4WD overlanding adventure travel series to promote overland routes in Borneo and beyond. Each expedition comprises of an exhilarating experience exploring destinations of significant geological, ecological, cultural and historical importance. This episode was aired in ASTRO Channel 109 and RTM, 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

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

In the far far southern corner of the State of Sabah near the borders of Kalimantan and Sarawak once lived a legend called Upai Semaring, a giant, village chief and warrior who possessed special powers. This place is called Long Pasia, home of the Lundayeh people. The Borneo Expedition will make a 5 days, Read More

Text and Photos By: John Kong 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 Western, Read More

Text and Photos By: John Kong Sabah, Malaysian Borneo is home to Malaysia’s three highest mountains. If you plan to scale the top 3 peaks of Malaysia, Sabah is the place to visit.  Mt. Tambuyukon at 2,579 M, located 12 KM north of Mt. Kinabalu, always covered by cloud and mist during the day, Read More