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Friday, September 25, 2009

Bujang Timpang Berang



We drove to Betong for a coffee time one afternoon,just to drink at a different town,than just at a coffee shop in Kuching.
Did some fishing...get a great experience of watching the 'head' of Benak (tidal bore=an abrupt rise of tidal water moving rapidly inland from the mouth of an estuary.), which happens very rare in Btg. Layar,Betong.

And of course,we visited the legendary cannon 'Bujang Timpang Berang' at the District Office.
This cannon was use by the warrior Rentap in battles against the White Rajah army from around 1850's until his last battle at Bukit Sadok in 1861.




The missing 'shoulder',which where it get its name from.

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