Friday, January 6, 2012

Jetty of Sawangan Beach

The 335 meters long jetty of Sawangan beach,
overlooking the Survivor island of Pulau Tiga,
one of the longest that i have been to in the country
is not far from the Kuala Penyu town and
it's mostly used by anglers for fishing all day long.














Part of the place is in need of some maintence,
some of the pillars are missing  and roof almost blown away.





Some weird sky shots at the beach.


Clouds over Pulau Tiga.


 An anchor in the sky.


Shots taken at dawn before the sunrise.









The Sawangan Beach Lodge
where Uncle Ejon and aunty Vicky will warmly welcome you.


The chalets.


Mel,the Chalet i stayed overnight,
with attap roofing.
I wonder what Mel stands for?


A beautiful art work by Aunty Vicky depicting Sawangan Beach with Pulau Tiga in front
done in 2007 before the jetty is build.


another piece made by sea shells.





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33 comments:

Rad Sujanto said...

Wow that thing is vwery long! LOL
I'm scared of deep ocean so the imagination of me being at the end of the jetty kinda gives me a little eerie feeling. :-S

BTW, the place looks quite quiet. Is that normal?

de engineur said...

Beautiful sky and yeah, that's a long jetty you have there.

Did you visit Pulau Tiga (Survivor Island), to sample the Mud Volcano during your trip, too?

We didn't stop by this place during out Pulau Tiga trip.

Aida Omar said...

amazing!! pemandagan yang sangat menenangkan..
suka tgk gambar pokok tumbang dalam air ea? air dia nampak macam kabus.

thomas said...

Rad,
The waters there is quite shallow,that's why the length of the jetty,it's quite deserted except weekends.
de engineur,
I would love to dropped by Pulau Tiga but since i am never sure when i will be free,it's quite difficult for me to do any booking knowing the difficulties to get to the island.
Aida,
kabus itu air sebab shutter camera to buka lama(~15 saat)

Vin said...

those are great photos :) have a great weekend! thanks for stopping by my blog :)

Rad Sujanto said...

Oh ok... are there people fishing there? There should be a lot, I guess

orang muo said...

bro..camne nak balance pencahayaan kalau snap objek menghadap matahari..objek jadi gelap.. guna flash ok ke

JIPP said...

I had almost misread the 8 km as the length of the jetty. o.O

papabear said...

love the jetty shots!

thomas said...

Rad,
The place is sparsely populated,<100 per sq km a sharp contrast compared to your place in Java island.
orang muo,
guna fill in flash dan spot metering pada objek kalau dekat.
JIPP,
at 8km we are almost there in Survivor Island,Pulau Tiga,he!he!

Azekzk said...

cantik pemandangan. Kat mana ni? Sabah ke?

kakyong said...

Masya Allah.. cantik cantik bangat pemandanganya

syiela said...

tak pernah jemu dengan hasil thomas.. sungguh menakjubkan

Cheqno said...

setuju dgn syiela, always waiting 4the views capture by U. TQ Thomas

arya susastra said...

wah...ini baru pemandangan yang indah sob...
Follback blog q ya...FOLLOWER 485...salam knal...

EmpayarUtama said...

Wah nampak panas je cuaca siang yea :) Best kalau ber-jetski :)

thomas said...

Azekzk,
yah!Tempat ni di Sabah.

EmpayarUtama,
Tak nampak jetski kat sini,kayak adalah,
lagipun banyak batu kat pantai ni.

Khairil said...

memang terbaik utk fishing ni...

Emmet said...

wah, entry yang menarik, blog ni pun lawa, keep up the good work! :D

thomas said...

Khairil,
banyak ikan todak warna kelabu panjang hampir semeter mcm ini

Cheqna said...

beautiful scenes..the sea surrounding the jetty looked calming...but I'm not sure if I dare to stay fishing for hours at the end there..hehe..

:-)

Kamsiah said...

kalaulah dapat menginapkat chalet tu...damainya...

Zazabong said...

Super gorgeous sky! Love the pics of the jetty too!

Carpet Cleaning Melbourne said...

This is very nice place to unwind. I love it...

renaye said...

the clouds look like an anchor.

FiSh said...

wow it's 8km long?? i wonder how long would it take me to walk through the whole bridge

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Faaein Talip Roy said...

warna biru yang mendamaikan..

love it..^^,

thomas said...

Fish,
it's only 335m long,8km from Kuala Penyu the nearest town.

vkmigin@gmail.com Tel: 014 866 4858 said...

Thanks, Thomas. You take very nice pictures! It was a pleasure having you stay with us. The chalets are named after our children - Melvin and Melissa :) The bungalow is simply 'kampung house' for obvious reasons! All the best from me and uncle Ejon.

thomas said...

Thanks for the compliment,
that's the best that i can squeeze out of the gloomy weather.

framichele said...

Is the beach there good for swimming and snorkeling - or is it dangerous (strong currents, poison animals...)?

thomas said...

framichele,
it's ok for swimming activities but this place is very quiet,
only have some visitors during the weekend.

framichele said...

Thank you for the good information - it seems, that is the best place for me - because I prefer a quiet location for private retreat with walking along the beach and look to the nice creation below the sea... I don't want to be on a place with crowds of tourists.

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