Meet The Guide: Elod: Borneo

It's time for another instalment of our popular series: Meet The Tour Guide! These blogs give our new customers an idea of who may be leading their tour when they travel with us, as well as a deeper insight into the lives of our guides for customers who have already met and travelled with our wonderful team.

This week we meet Elod. He is a very experienced guide leading many of our small group Borneo tours in Sabah and showing our customers a holiday to Borneo they will never forget!

1. Name

Gerald Manicks Lajangan (aka Elod)

2. Age

44 years old

3. Official Job Title

Tourism Nature Guide

4. How long have you been a guide?

9 Years and 2 months

5. Where are you from?

I'm from Kota Kinabalu, Penampang district

6. What is your favourite part of Borneo and why?

My favourite place in Borneo is turtle island because I love sea turtles very much and sea turtles have an interesting history.

7. What do you enjoy most about being a tour guide?

Being a tour guide I never get bored and i have challenges and I have a chance to visit some places which I have been there before. I also love to meet our beloved guests of tourism and show them or introduce them to our good places to visit and our culture

8. How did you get your nick name Elod?

The priest (Gerald Prido from Australia) is the one who gave me the name Elod. My village where I come from call me Elod since I was born until today.

Thanks Elod!