Deborah Chan

Deborah is behind the Ardent Traveler website, a travel site focused on sustainable travel, unique accommodations, personalities while on the road and traveling with a toddler. Deb writing has appeared in Travel & Leisure, Asian Geographic, The Star, Wild Asia, Greenty, Asia Rooms and Live & Inspire. Follow her adventures with her toddler in tow at www.ardenttraveler.com

Remains of Sugpan warriors in Danum Valley Forest

Climbing up the trail amidst towering rainforest trees with fig twines and epiphytes snaking on branches forming beautiful stringy sculptures, the dense canopy providing shade from the blazing heat and the gentle chirping of birds make an ideal jungle hike. My guide, Muhammad Salehuddin Jais, better known as Dean stopped dead in his tracks. He …

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