Its shiny green skin dazzled brightly under the hot, morning sun. Next to it, grew another round, shiny green fruit; its small size screaming for attention.
Workers are seen tearing away the old newspapers around the other fruits, offering a glimpse of the succulent home-grown apples.
These are the Ba’ Kelalan apples, a beautiful fruit grown right at the Ba’ Kelalan valley in Lawas, Sarawak. An hour’s journey by a 19-seater DHT aircraft by Mas Wings, the Ba’ Kelalan highland is situated at an elevation of 3,000 feet. The area is also accessible by road from Lawas, but takes at least six hours on a fine day.