For the record, the Bernam river marks the border between the states of Selangor on its south and Perak to the north. So I was taking this picture from the Selangor side while Perak lies across.
All along you could see the river behind the palm trees. But it seems in this picture you have to take a closer look. Sorry...
We soon arrive at this laterite parts...
To the left we could this hut besides the river. Now, the villager did mention something about a hut. But we couldn't see any bridge around.
Ah! Maybe this is what the villager meant by a bridge... a jetty actually. Or is it a bridge with some parts having been submerged over time?
Then when I think of it, it's quite impossible or rather unfeasible to erect a pedestrian bridge all the way over this wide expanse of water. For one it would block traffic of boats and such. Of course one could build a high enough bridge allowing all sorts of boats to pass under. Nut that wouldn't be feasible considering how far these areas are from modern civilisation.
Hmm... maybe we heard the villager wrong. Or maybe he described the matter unclear. What is sure, he did use the word bridge as he said it is used by people to get to the middle of the river. Then again he could have exaggerated the descriptions of this jetty or how far it actually extends across the water...
Anyway since we were already there, might as well enjoy the view. Here's one to the left heading towards the sea which should be some 30km away if directly seen in a map, maybe 50km or even more if navigating through the many curves of the river.
And here is an upstream view to our right. That's all.
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