Trip Start Oct 13, 2010
77Trip End Feb 22, 2012
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After lunch I went on a hike to the beach with the same people I shared the boat with. We had just started the walk when we came across a Probiscus monkey sitting right by the path, in the mangroves
The only bad thing about Bako was the canteen food, where everyone has to eat. I have heard that they have just moved to a new canteen with better food but when I was there they served up the same lukewarm rice and noodles and stale cake for breakfast, lunch and dinner, every day, no exaggeration.
The next morning before I got up early to see the Probiscus monkeys as they hang out around Park HQ and in the mangroves before it gets too hot, foraging for food and swinging from the trees :) I also came face to face with the other creature of Bako - the Bearded Pig who likes to wander around camp!!
In my dorm I met another girl from England called Marianne! Despite the face neither of us really liked the fact that someone else had our name, we travelled back to Kuching together and spent a fun evening at the huge Weekend Market, where we sampled all kinds of sweet treats. I really enjoyed these two days - Bako National Park is a fantastic place, well organised with easy to follow trails and the amazing fact that if you stay the night you're pretty much guaranteed to spot the rare Probiscus monkey which makes it all worthwhile.