Sungai Genuk situated at the vicnity of The Royal Town of Pahang, Pekan in south Pahang.
Calm in turbulence
Far and remote in the Forest Reserve there is a prosperous village. They have electricity, satelite TV, motorbike, petrol station (albeit simple), clinic, school etc…….they are rich people who work in the river and vicinity to search and find for gold, yes gold.
Sungai Kuantan with a distance of 70 km, is the second longest river in the state of Pahang after Sungai Pahang. Sungai Kuantan serves as a very important natural resource for the people living around the area and is also known as one of recreation destination that listed in tourism place in Pahang.
Kuantan, the state capital of Pahang is situated next to Sungai Kuantan. It covers of 2,453 km square with population of 1.6 million people. Kuantan is only 260 km from Kuala Lumpur.
A view of Sungai Pahang at the river mouth of Sungai Semantan (not seen) at Temerloh. Temerloh is one of the district in the State of Pahang, Malaysia. Sungai Pahang is the longest river in Penisular of Malaysia.
Pahang River (Sungai Pahang) is a river in the state of Pahang, Malaysia on the Malay Peninsula. With 459 km in length, it is the longest river on the Malay Peninsula. The river begins at the confluence of Sungai Jelai and Sungai Tembeling on the Titiwangsa Mountains. It next flows down to form the Sungai Jelai, river in the Lipis area, then hits the Jerantut area and joins Sungai Tembeling River, forming Sungai Pahang at Kuala Tembeling. At that location, it is called Ulu Sungai Pahang. Sungai Pahang continues down past the village of Pulau Tawar and on to the Temerloh and Maran regions, and finally empties into the sea in the Pekan region.
View of a boat crossing the Sungai Pahang to transport a villager to and from Temerloh town. This old mode of transport still being used despite having a good and wide bridge and roads.
These photographs were taken in June 2006, during one of the trip back to my hometown, Temerloh.