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Friday, March 2, 2012

Batu Hitam, Kuantan

Batu Hitam is the name of a beach in Kuantan.

It translates as "black rock" and you'll see why it's named that soon. We went there for the first time recently with a couple of our neighbours.

I wanted to collect a load of seashells to decorate our living room (which I accomplished) and also to go and see the black rocks which it is famous for.

Batu Hitam is located further north up the east coastline from our usual beach visits to Teluk Chempedak. Still, Batu Hitam is only an extra 10-15 minutes drive.


Lauren at Batu Hitam, Kuantan



The children playing happily






Here come the black rocks covered with golden remnants of seashells









There were a number of people fishing here at various points along the coast



It appears that the black rocks are lined with treasure!


















Here's a small collection of some of the shells we discovered:













13 comments:

Joanna Horne said...

Some good pictures there Duncan. Love the pretty shells you collected.

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Hi Mum, thanks, and did you see the video of me on my bike yesterday?

Fidelia Sawai Horne said...

Great pictures honey!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Thanks babe!

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

What a lovely beach to be able to explore.

Odie Langley said...

Awesome pictures Duncan and great to see the beach in such detail.

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Linda and Odie, thanks for dropping by. It is a great beach to explore and I really must go there again some time and widen my exploration!

Leovi said...

Congratulations for these wonderful pictures on the beach with these beautiful shell filled with black rocks. Greetings.

Leovi said...

Delightful collection of conch shells. Greetings and happy weekend.

Lotta said...

Vilka fantastiska bilder på de svarta klipporna. Det ser ut som de är täckta av guld.
Snäckorna är ju riktigt vackra.
Det är otroligt att det blir såna häftiga skal.Tänk att det har bott små djur i dem.
Era barn är supersöta.
Kramizzz. Mysig helg!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Thanks Leovi for your comments!

Lotta, it is amazing indeed. Thanks for dropping by!

ordinary malaysian said...

Stunning pictures, Duncan! And the shells, wonderful shapes!

Duncan D. Horne - the Kuantan blogger said...

Ordinary Malaysian, thanks for dropping by and commenting! Yeah, I love all those different shaped shells, they are all rather fascinating to me :)

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