This blogspot is a medium to share my thoughts and adventures apart from promoting my books. Below are the books which have been written or authored and published by myself.

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Mencari Diri dan Erti".

ISBN 983-42031-0-1, Jun 2006

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Membela Syiar yang Asal"

ISBN 983-42031-1-x, May 2007

"Berpetualang ke Aceh: Sirih Pulang ke Gagang?"

ISBN 978-983-42031-2-2, November 2007

It is interesting to note that while these books were written in Malay it has gained enough attention to merit being part of the collections of the American Library of Congress and National Library of Australia. Look here and here.

While the first three books were published by my own company, the fourth titled "Rumah Azan" was published in April 2009 by a company called Karnadya with the help of the Malaysian national literary body Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka. It features beautiful pictures along with stories behind selected mosques which could be related to the history of Islam and the Malays alongside the formation of the Malaysian nation. Look at the article A collaboration of old collegemates - the book "Rumah Azan".

My fifth book "Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and Malay Sultanates", an English translation and adaptation of the Malay book "Ahlul Bait (Keluarga) Rasulullah SAW dan Kesultanan Melayu" authored by Hj Muzaffar Mohamad and Tun Suzana Othman was published early 2010. Look here... My 5th book is out! Ahlul Bait (Family) of Rasulullah SAW and the Malay Sultanates... . For more information check out my Malay blogspot CATATAN SI MERAH SILU.

Like my fourth book "Rumah Azan", the sixth book "Kereta Api Menuju Destinasi" is also a coffee-table book which is published by the company Karnadya with the cooperation of Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (the main Malay literary body in Malaysia). Coming out January 2011 it features pictures and stories on the adventure travelling by train to all of Peninsular Malaysia along with the interesting places which could be reached this way.

My seventh book "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" in turn is a coffee-table book which is written, editted, designed and has pictures taken by me. Coming out of the factory October 2011, this book which combines family history with history of places such as Singapura, Johor, Batu Pahat, Muar and in fact the history of the island of Java and England has been reviewed with me interviewed live in the program Selamat Pagi Malaysia at RTM1. Look at the article Siaran langsung ulasan buku "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah" dan temu ramah di Selamat Pagi Malaysia. Some selected contents have been featured in Sneak peek "Jejak keluarga Yakin : Satu sketsa sejarah".


The "Berpetualang ke Aceh" series of novels could be obtained in e-book form. Enter http://www.e-sentral.com/, click general novel and go to page 4. You can also type the word "Aceh" at the search box. Or click straight Book 1, Book 2 and Book 3.

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Waterfront at Sungai Haji Dorani

 Continuing from Sungai Haji Dorani river mouth.

Besides the river mouth is this set of chalets...

Slightly further ahead this interesting waterfront...

Sungai Haji Dorani river mouth

Continuing from  Fishermen boat jetty at Sungai Haji Dorani.

Sungai Haji Dorani means the river of Haji Dorani. This refers to a person of much repute, probably the founder or head settler of the place. Next I caught sight of this walkway. It leads to the mouth of the said river.

Fishermen boat jetty at Sungai Haji Dorani

After having seen the Bernam river from many places and angles its time to head home. The journey was continued southwards towards Kuala Selangor. Then I caught sight of what seemed to be an interested place and decided to venture closer.

There is this jetty filled with fishermen boat.

Later did I learnt the name of place and its surroundings is Sungai Haji Dorani.

For the record this is the 2,112nd article in this blogspot.

Bernam river about 600 metres from the river mouth

Moving further towards the river estuary we came across this complex...

A check with Google Map shows it is about 600 metres from the river mouth...

Further on is a mangrove swamp. There is no more path accessible by foot what more by motor vehicle. You must take a boat or wade through the swamp and forest to get any closer to the river mouth.


Bernam river at about 1.3 km from the estuary

Going much further downriver to get close to the estuary we soon reached this place with a jetty.

I don't know the name of the place...

Just that a check using Google Map shows it is about 1.3 km from the  estuary.

Bernam river a bit downriver from the waterfront

Continuing from  New visit to Sabak Bernam town waterfront.

A bit downriver, about 500 metres from the jetty and waterfront is this part of Bernam river.

I went here because a I was told there is the original site of a ruler of Bernam here which indicates there could be a centre of rule around...

New visit to Sabak Bernam town waterfront

 Continuing from Latest visit to the mysterious place called Lubuk Pusing.

After some time visiting places at and around Lubuk Pusing I went to the town of Sabak Bernam accompanied by a local.

Upon reaching town we went to this waterfront which used to be a  beautiful landmark...

Nearby lies a jetty facing the Bernam river...

Across is the village called Kampung Kota.

Looking around...