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fishermen checking their fishing net

Fishermen checking their fishing net (Borneo)

A fisherman and his son are checking their fishing net before going fishing with their small canoe before sunset.­

This is Kelambu beach.­ Truly a beautiful secluded beach, hard to reach and far away for the nearest village.­ I decided to spend one night on that desert beach.­

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Route A1, 89050 Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia

Photos of Kelambu Beach (Borneo)

Kelambu is a Tied Island covered by small rain forest, connected to the mainland by a narrow strip of white sand called a tombolo (a particular type of shoal connecting the mainland to an island).­ On each side of the shoal, two beautiful desert beaches and very calm, blue sea water.­

Kelambu is truly a beautiful secluded beach, hard to reach and far away for the nearest village.­ I decided to spend one night on that desert beach.­

In the night, a couple of local guys came on a motorbike with snorkeling gear, waterproof flash lights and fishing spearguns.­ They swam out from the beach and did their night spear-fishing for an hour or so.­ They came back with a lot of fish in their nets!

View my other photos of Borneo Island.

Kelambu is a perfect example of a Tied Island connected to land by a tombolo.­ You can read more about the landforms here:

- en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Tombolo
- en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Tied_­island

Borneo 464 photos

Photos taken in the Malaysian states of Borneo island (Sarawak and Sabah).­