Friday, September 10, 2010

Charming Kinabatangan River

Kinabatangan River

Photo Above : A secluded and serene corner of Sukau village by the Lower Kinabatangan River.

The Kinabatangan River (Sungai Kinabatangan) is the second longest river in Malaysia - 560 kilometers from its headwaters in the mountains to Sulu Sea at the east.

Photo Above : During Hari Raya, villagers visit their relatives in the surrounding villages along the Kinabatangan  River.
In this Kampung Sukau in Kinabatangan, a Malay boy in full attire on his way to Hari Raya visit.

We spent our two days Hari Raya holidays in Sukau. (10th-11th September 2010)

Tourist come here for its remarkable wildlife and fascinating habitats such as limestone caves at Gomantong hill, dryland dipterocarp forests, riverine forest, freshwater swamp forest, oxbow lakes and salty mangrove near the coast.

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