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taken from high point of terrace at kg.Bomboi keningau, the clouds moving fast and i decided to set my camera in manual mode with tripod

lovely atmosphere emitted here in the evening, the village and members of NGOs objected to the existence of flies entering nearby villages

Part VI of set Passenger seat {Beautiful Sabah}.

 

Passenger seat view.... This photo was taken on the way back from Keningau, the largest town in the interior, about 130km from Kota Kinabalu. At this point, we were going up a hill in the middle of some rain. The altitude is probably 1,500 ~ 2,000 feet. The road gets foggy by 2pm, and showers are regular and short.

 

This area is surrounded by the Crocker Range, the average height of which is 1,800m above sea level (that's right, about 5,400 feet). This is mainly agricultural land... paddy, vegetables, rubber, oil palm and previously, it was a timber town.

 

My friends, this is the Kadazan-Dusun heartland. You have not seen Sabah until you visit the 'soul' of this land. Welcome to Sabah, 'The Land Below The Wind".

 

Traditional kadazan dance..... this dance is pure seduction... the rhythmic sound... the twitch of the hips... the flick of the wrists...

[Traditional Dance] Sumazau ( Borneo Sabah )

Steep descend down the Crocker Range at sunset. Photographed from the back seat of a 4WD on a return journey from Keningau, a town in the interior of Sabah {131 km from Kota Kinabalu}. The sunset was spectacular. At the higher points of this route, we were above the clouds. The average altitude of the Crocker Range is 1,800 metres (5,400 feet) above sea level.

 

So, before leaving Keningau, make sure that you have topped up your radiator.. because you will be in 3rd gear coming down. The engine slows down the car. The brake pads are easily toasted. More countryside scenes in Passenger seat {Beautiful Sabah}

i was standing on the swirl hanging bridge to shot this view....struggle to balance myself and the Cam...Just Loving the fantastic greenery and the Banjaran Crocker in the distance. The weather was a bit hazy the whole time while i was there. Otherwise we can enjoy more bluish layers of the mountains.

 

Location: Kg Banjar, Keningau Sabah.

Explored. thank you dearie friends!

 

Happy Sunday!

LOMO LC-A, Kodak Elitechrome 100ISO, Cross Processed

 

Venue: Garden Hillview Resort, Keningau, Sabah

An evening at a green paddy field. Kota Ayangan, Keningau, Sabah

Part VIII of set Passenger seat {Beautiful Sabah}. I am posting these drive-by images every weekend.

 

Passenger seat view.... This photo was taken on the way to Keningau, using a new road which cuts the distance by half but it is too steep for small cars. My friend's car, a 6-month old Honda Accord 2.4V, stalled at the last peak. (See note on photo.) It just refused to go further in "normal Drive" mode. I had better comfort in a 4.6 L turbo-charged Toyota "Ninja", perfect for this type of terrain.

 

This route is less populated as the terrain is very hilly. This is the Crocker Range, and we were basically travelling along its slopes. The average altitude is 1,800m above sea level. (That's right, about 5,400 feet). This is mainly agricultural land... paddy, vegetables, rubber, oil palm and previously, it was a timber area.

 

Keningau, our destination, is the largest town in the interior, about 130km from Kota Kinabalu. At this point, we had just left a 'pit-stop' at one of the few roadside canteens.

 

My friends, this is the Kadazan-Dusun heartland. You have not seen Sabah until you visit the 'soul' of this land. Welcome to Sabah, 'The Land Below The Wind".

 

Traditional kadazan dance..... this dance is pure seduction... the rhythmic sound... the twitch of the hips... the flick of the wrists...

[Traditional Dance] Sumazau ( Borneo Sabah )

This is the b/w version of an earlier photo titled "Engine braking". This photo was taken on the way back from a trip to Keningau. It was taken on the same day as "Passenger seat" VIII & IX.

 

In this photo, were were heading into a foggy section, and into a sunset. The photo was shot directly into the sun which was shielded by fog. The time was 6.04pm. At this point, we were still at rather high altitude. In fact, we were just above the lower lying clouds. I will be posting one or two photos later this week that will show exactly what I mean. the feeling was like looking out the window seat of a plane.

 

I should kick myself for not doing b/w versions of many of the photos in the "Passenger seat" series. Well, now I will have an extra 10 for my stream. :-)))

Passenger seat {Beautiful Sabah}. Part 10 of drive-by series. View Set here.

But there's always The Green Grass Symphony to Shot.....

 

Location: River bank of Banjar. Keningau.

Even the common Grass seems taller and harrier over there. Or was it just my imagination?...

Explored. thank you so much....

HBW All, Have a great mid week!

Passenger seat I {B/W version}... This photo was taken just after leaving Keningau town. The time was 2.38pm, just after a short and light rain. I have added this photo to the map. At this point, we were about 130km from Kota Kinabalu.

 

The journey to KK takes 2 1/2 hours along undulating terrain. The road is fully sealed all the way. This is the old route to and from KK. A new and shorter route has been completed, cutting the distance by about half. However, that route passes very hilly terrain and is not viable for a loaded van.

 

This photo is processed for added drama. These cows do wander onto roads and this is a common sight near the town. However, further out, the road is relatively uncluttered.

Shopping!!

Had a lovely morning out with Aaron in the next town up of Keningau.

Not much in the town, mostly car spares shops, but there's the odd few shops that will keep you amused for an hour or two (and a Pizza Hut... did I mention that?!).

Managed to get two lovely dresses and a denim skirt, and Aaron got three t-shirts, so we've got some new threads to take on holiday with us next week!

Golden Birdwing {troides amphrysus, female}. A common butterfly in Malaysia, Sumatra and Java. It is usually among the first butterflies to be seen in the early morning, and the last to rest in the afternoon. The wingspan is 15~18 cm. [ More information at ButterflyCorner.net. ]

 

This photo shows a female Golden Birdwing visiting the Lantana. The photo was taken at the Kipandi Butterfly Park, Sabah. This park is sited on hilly slopes of the Crocker Range, some 36km from Kota Kinabalu along the old route to Keningau town in the interior. The altitude here is 2,100 feet (700m) above sea level. It also has a farm for native orchids, pitcher plants and other exotic flowering plants.

sook-nabawan@sook-keningau

Holga 120 GCFN & Kodak Ektacolor Pro 160S (2005 Expired); grayscale conversion

 

Venue: Garden Hillview Resort, Keningau, Sabah.

 

I didn't like the brownish-blue hue of this expired film so I converted it to grayscale

Copyright © 2014 Azihan Yusoff Photography. All rights reserved. Do not copy without my permission. This image is available for purchase. Kindly feel free to contact me at azihanyusoff@gmail.com.

LOMO LC-A, Kodak Elitechrome 100ISO, Cross Processed

 

Venue: Keningau, Sabah

Waterfall in karanaan village, sabah

This is Keningau, the largest town in the interior, about 130km from Kota Kinabalu. This area is surrounded by the Crocker Range, the average height of which is 1,800m (5,400 feet) above sea level.. This is mainly agricultural land... paddy, vegetables, rubber, oil palm and previously, it was a timber town.

 

This photo shows the town in the west direction. {Part 4 of 5}

Kampung Sinua, Sook, Keningau Sabah. Views near Dennis Ikon's Tainiskon Camp (Homestay).

i'm tempted to put yet another old poem here, but my time is a bit tight...

The light, the shape of the leaves, the background, just remind me of the autumn season in the old days....

i'm not sure of the plant's name, it creeps up from the river bank to the old wooden fencing, searching for the sun light....

 

Location:- Kg Banjar, Keningau. Sabah.

 

Have a Beautiful New Week My deary Friends!

  

Coming down from the mountain at dusk.

..the sky make my feeling to shot this moment in B/W , was captured near my badminton courts

This is Keningau, the largest town in the interior, about 130km from Kota Kinabalu. This area is surrounded by the Crocker Range, the average height of which is 1,800m (5,400 feet) above sea level.. This is mainly agricultural land... paddy, vegetables, rubber, oil palm and previously, it was a timber town.

 

This photo shows the town in the south-west direction. {Part 5 of 5}

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Starry starry night.

This has been sitting here for over SIX years now, shame really as some one has spent some time modifying this to really raise it but then got no further.

If i knew what i was doing i would take this home with me and get in on the road :)

Mua | Tynie Egang Linitok

Talent | Sharon

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Sunset near Dennis Ikon's Base Camp at Kg Sinua, Sook, in Keningau.

Holga 120 GCFN & Kodak Ektacolor Pro 160S (2005 Expired); grayscale conversion

 

Venue: Garden Hillview Resort, Keningau, Sabah.

 

I didn't like the brownish-blue hue of this expired film so I converted it to grayscale

Holga 120 GCFN & Kodak Ektacolor Pro 160S (2005 Expired); grayscale conversion

 

Venue: Garden Hillview Resort, Keningau, Sabah.

 

I didn't like the brownish-blue hue of this expired film so I converted it to grayscale

taken during trip from keningau to kota kinabalu..sunsuron village (within tambunan district) can be seen from here

Siamese based in North Borneo.

It's hazy in my hometown, Keningau. I thought I was seeing the rain coming from afar. :(

 

The haze created beautiful ray of lights during sunset.

"Enchanted Forest"

Keningau Area

Sabah

January 1984

 

SA_0387

  

Keningau, Sabah

Photo taken during First Day of Chinese New Year. The Lion Dance was performed by a group of well trained Kids under the supervision of Hokkien Association Keningau, Sabah.

yes, i know, the flare is too artificial...:)

Location: Keningau , Sabah.

Paddy field on the roadside.

 

this is from my archive, when i first started to play with the antique software...still not satisfied with the result. I like this picture tho, its reminds me of the village i used to play...long time ago.

 

thanks for being my friends all...

have a great peaceful day!

 

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