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Kampung Numbak

Numbak from the hillside.

I discovered Kampung Numbak using Wikimapia, a mash up of Google Maps and Wikipedia, while staying at 1Borneo, a megamall on the outskirts of Kota Kinabalu, the capital of Sabah. After finding it online I decided to pay Numbak a visit. There was something very strange about the juxtaposition of Borneo’s biggest mall and this impoverished village of 5,000 a stone’s throw away.

Numbak.

Numbak taxi stand.
Trash on the shores of Numbak.
The children of Numbak expressing nationalist sentiments.
Numbak from the waterside.
Chilling in Numbak.
1Borneo from the university grounds.
A mysterious concrete monument.
Pipes on the ground.
A long walk through a desolate campus at sundown.

More from this trip can be seen by clicking here: Malaysia.

Malaysia 2013

A series of posts about my first trip to Malaysia. I visited Sabah, Kuala Lumpur, and Malacca. View All 
  1. A Chinese Cemetery in Sabah
  2. Tanjung Simpang Mengayau 1
  3. Tanjung Simpang Mengayau 2
  4. Tanjung Simpang Mengayau 3
  5. Postcards From Tuaran
  6. Kampung Numbak
  7. The Mystic Island of Pulau Besar