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:


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

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

  3. What a lovely beach to be able to explore.

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

  5. 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!

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

  7. Delightful collection of conch shells. Greetings and happy weekend.

  8. 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!

  9. Thanks Leovi for your comments!

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

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

  11. 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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