Tuesday, 5 September 2017

JESSELTON: Tanjung Aru (Bay of the Casuarina) Part 2

Sunset watching at Tanjung Aru
"Raymond and William still spent their weekends together at the beach, pondering, watching and admiring the sunset. They walked to a section crowded with people hurrying to take their baths in the sea before darkness took over the twilight. There were dozens of hawkers selling young coconuts, corns, tidbits, peanuts and local fruits to local and foreign tourists. William and Raymond chose this place because it had a good view of the setting sun." 

Crowd of locals and tourists getting a glimpse of the setting sun
The last view of the sun for this day
"They heard the sea crash against the shore as the last batches of gulls squeaked above the waves, heading for their resting places. The breeze moved the pine leaves of the aru (casuarina) trees, which wailed a beautiful melody in the midst of couples talking, giggling and laughing. They were sitting on a rock big enough for six people to seat on, watching as the sun went down." 
THE EURASIANS Chapter 14 Page 54

Indeed the west coast of North Borneo (Sabah) are among the best place in the world to watch sunset; and Tanjung Aru is one of the fantastic locations to watch the setting sun. The Kinabalu Golf Club or better known as KGC even set up a hut called the Sunset Bar by the sea so that guests could relax watching the sunset while drinking cool beer. Not far away, there are numerous stalls that sells foods, drinks, tidbits and the most popular one; fresh young coconuts. Tanjung Aru is just six kilometer from the city center of Jesselton (Kota Kinabalu) and it is very easy for tourists to come here; even for the free inbound tourists.

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