for the adventurous
The Lon Rapids- Serene Jungle
Waterfalls is an interesting pastime. In fact we look forward to
seeing those waterfalls that we have yet to visited, just like
completing a collection. So contended to be there. Then there
will come a day when you wish you could invent your very
waterfalls. Sungei Lon is just one of those days!
town of Sungkai is a small place with hardly enough shop house to
complete one street. This is the town where the massive Sungkai
map we picked this tributary at random and as luck was
with us, a solitary road leads to the water catchment's area.
Where there is a catchments, there will be crystal
clear water and waterfalls.
True enough, this is one long
cascade dropping about 10 meters.
|It was a
beautiful waterfall. Frequent flash flood helped to
shape the left bank very evenly and tidily for a large
resting area under the shade.
We were more
overwhelmed by the beauty of the surrounding forest
rather than the waterfall.
here [species not confirmed] have myriads aerial roots
dangling over the stretch of river banks above the
The flow of the stream before the
waterfalls was reduced to meandering speed within a
fairly wide gorge.
This was one day for the flora!
Mushrooms, Ginger flowers and large varieties of wild
resist the ambience and the lure of soaking in the
stream? Not a good experience though! The water of a
stream running in the shade was extremely cold.
We were quite
contended with the spin off from these waterfall hunt- to
learn how to enjoy nature!