Photos Of Mount Kinabalu Looking Like An Island In A Sea Of Clouds Go Viral


Cover image via Rodney Price (Provided to SAYS)

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The majestic Mount Kinabalu, hailed as the crown jewel of Borneo and Malaysia's tallest peak, was recently captured in a series of photos that have gone viral

Rodney Price, who hails from Queensland, Australia, captured a stunning scene during his recent flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.

As the plane soared through the skies, Price's camera caught the majestic mountain piercing through the clouds, standing alone in its grandeur.

"Was amazed by this from our plane window flying from KK to Sandakan. Mount Kinabalu, the island in the sky," he wrote in the caption accompanying the photos he shared to a public Facebook group named SABAH : The Crown of Borneo.

"I would have missed the photo but my wife saw it and pointed it out to me. We very lucky to get the pictures," he told SAYS

The Facebook post, shared over 900 times and accumulating over 7,500 likes, garnered numerous comments praising the breathtaking beauty of the mountain

Image via Facebook
Image via Facebook

Several others also shared photos of their own.

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Image via Facebook

Located in Sabah, Mount Kinabalu stands at 4,095 metres tall, making it the third-highest island peak in the world after Puncak Jaya in New Guinea and Mauna Kea in Hawaii

It takes about two days and one night to scale up and down the mountain.

Although single day climbs used to be a thing, they are no longer allowed by Sabah authorities for safety reasons

A 90-year-old became the oldest Malaysian to scale the mountain last year:

If you're planning to hike up Mount Kinabalu, here's what you should know:

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