Visit Malaysia: Media Trip – The Legend Cherating Resort, Kuantan [Day 2 – Hafiz Mangrove Tour]

Visit Malaysia: Media Trip – The Legend Cherating Resort, Kuantan [Day 2 – Hafiz Mangrove Tour]

Previously: Day 1

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26th September 2013

Sunrise at the Legend Cherating Resort...
Sunrise at the Legend Cherating Resort…

Early in the morning, I woke up and had a stroll at the beach. It was fascinating seeing the waves and hearing the sound of the waves early in the morning. Like some kind of a therapy. However, the sky was a bit hazy, so I went straight to the Coconut Groove Coffee House for breakfast.

After breakfast, we went to Hafiz’s Cherating Activities again as today, we were told that we are going to do the mangrove tour. Boy, how cool it is to meet the mother nature!

The boat cruised the Cherating River at a slow pace, allowing us to see the richness of floras and faunas at the mangrove forest which surrounded the Cherating River.

Cruising the Cherating River to meet mother nature.
Cruising the Cherating River to meet mother nature.

Once in a while, the boat operator will stop and showed us some of the animals and creatures living in the mangrove forest.

Mangrove snake.
Mangrove snake.
Monitor lizard.
Monitor lizard.
Another mangrove snake.
Another mangrove snake.
A species of monkey.
A species of monkey.
And another mangrove snake.
And another mangrove snake.

Yesterday, during the fireflies tour, we were told not to pull the tree branches, but was never told the reason behind it. Turned out that the reason is actually because there are snakes on the branches! 😀

Local fisherman with his catch: crabs!
Local fisherman with his catch: crabs!

The tour lasted for one and a half hour, but the experience was priceless.

Entering the narrow part of the river.
Entering the narrow part of the river.

Hafiz Mangrove Tour:

Time: 2 trips/day (morning/afternoon, depending on the tide)
Duration:about 1 1/2 hours
Price:RM 25/person

Hafiz: +6017-978 9256 / +6017-940 6898 / kohafiz@gmail.com / http://hafizcheratingactivities.blogspot.com/

Office: 09-581 9126

Address: 7/1156, Kampung Cherating Lama, 26080 Kuantan, Pahang

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TO BE CONTINUED…DAY 2 – LIMBONG ART

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