Tag Archives: river

Pasig River 2018

Early morning

Unloading and loading of passengers

The banca that will bring you just across the river.

Advertisements

Long-tail Boat

This long-tail boat is used as tourist boat in Mekong river within the Golden Triangle.

Sunday Snapshots: Laundry Time

image

Washing clothes in the river

image

A communal spot in the river for washing clothes

image

This communal spot has makeshift sun shield roof

By the River Tamsui

image

To pause for a while and watch the sunset

One fine afternoon, in place of long walks, it was the perfect time to ride leisurely by the river Tamsui and watch the sunset in my rented bicycle. Then I’ve come to understand that I take delight inTaiwan more than in Hong Kong or Macau.

image

image

image

image

image

image

River Waltz

image

Approaching the jetty of our host as we end our river cruise

It was around 10:00 in the evening when we cruised the Pengkalan Datu River. There were no artificial lights seen along the way except from distant houses, from the torch of lone fisherman seen occasionally by the riverbank working on his net or trap, and from the headlights of the boat navigator. The water was so eerily still and quiet except for the sound of some huge fish jumping now and then.

image

We cruised that night on a boat just like this one

We were actually cruising deep in the night to see the fireflies. Those insects must be huge for I can see them flicker from distant trees and bushes as we ride along the river. Too bad the moon was very bright that the simultaneous flickering was not that spectacular. On the other hand, the full moon was perfect. It made the night so beautiful while we waltz along the river.

image

Pengkalan Datu River at sunset

image

Pengkalan Datu River at sunrise

%d bloggers like this: