LONG PASIA EXPEDITION 2015

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 expedition to explore and document the beauty and historical sites of the Ulu Padas area from November 18th to 22nd this year. The team will camp at the Maligan Forest Reserve, trek to the Maga Falls, ancient burial sites and historical traces of Upai Semaring’s cave, foot prints, cooking stones and carved rocks. The expedition will be led by Nooh, a strong historian of the Lundayeh people who often wonders into the forest some say up to a month alone to discover new historical and geological sites.
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Long Pasia Expedition Team Attires.

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Kiat Wong (left) with Nooh, our local host at Long Pasia who will lead us on a 3 days trekking adventure. 

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Long Pasia now has modern facilities with solar power and satellite TVs.

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Kiat Wong’s god parent’s house in Long Pasia.

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Main entrance of Long Pasia.

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The off road journey to Long Pasia.

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Passing the concrete bridge of the Ulu Padas river.

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Main road junction out from Long Pasia to Sipitang -Tenom highway.

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Images are captured by Kiat Wong during the recent Long Pasia 4×4 CSR trip organised by the Tenom 4×4 Club and PDRM Tenom.

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