mooring poles

Small fishing boats attached to wooden mooring poles in a village in a mangrove area near the sea (Borneo)

They use long mooring poles like those because it is an estuary so the river level varies with the sea tides.­

boat landing fishing boats houses mangrove mooring poles rain forest river small boats village water
Route A1, 89050 Kudat, Sabah, Malaysia

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