Local, Photography, Travel

Sekinchan 2014


During the last weekend of November, I finally grab my chance to visit the fame paddy fields in Sekinchan which I heard so much about. It certainly didn’t disappoint and I would recommend this place to anyone looking to relax or for photography purpose. The weather forecast said it was going to rain in mid morning but we were presented with a stubborn sun until late evening where it began to shower. It was so warm that I came back with tanned arms as souvenir from my good times at Sekinchan.

After having our brunch at a coffee shop in Sekinchan, we proceed to the paddy field.

Sekinchan Paddy Field
Paddy harvester doing their work.

Sekinchan Paddy Field
I wanted to see the paddy in golden yellow. I guess my wish kinda came true. 🙂

Sekinchan Paddy Field
Ready to be harvested!

Sekinchan Paddy Field


Harvesting Paddy At Sekinchan

Paddy At Sekinchan

Paddy At Sekinchan

Paddy Harvester At Sekinchan
Peace!

Sekinchan Paddy Field
Pathway.

Mango King At Sekinchan
Next we visited a stall setup beside a house called Mango King.

Mangoes Galore At Mango King, Sekinchan
We bought some mangoes back. Unfortunately I didn’t get to taste them. My family gasak all. According to them the mangoes were delicious.

Kilang Beras Rakyat Sekinchan
Then we visited a rice factory.

Kilang Beras Rakyat Sekinchan
On the first floor of this building is the paddy gallery + museum. Admission fee is RM4.00. I didn’t go to the paddy gallery instead I went to the rice shop at the ground floor.

Rice For Sale At Kilang Beras Rakyat Sekinchan
Rice for sale. They are quite cheap. We bought some home especially brown rice.

Sekinchan Paddy Field
I love this photo.

Sweetcorns At Sekinchan
Bought sweetcorns from this uncle. Sweet and yum!

Paddy Harvester At Sekinchan
We encountered so many paddy harvesters there. It’s the start of harvesting season after all.

Battle Between Two Paddy Harvesters At Sekinchan
That’s my sis and in front of her are two paddy harvesters. It kinda remind me of Transformer. Can you imagine it?

Sekinchan Paddy Field
I love this picture too. You get to see two faces of the paddy fields in Sekinchan. On the right is matured paddy while on the left is harvested paddy field. The sky was so blue which provide a beautiful backdrop. Oh I was so lucky!

Sekinchan Paddy Field

Sekinchan Paddy Field

Sekinchan Paddy Field

Tali Air At Sekinchan Paddy Field
Tali air. Hmm what do you call tali air in English?

Water Irrigation At Sekinchan Paddy Field
Is it water irrigation?

Weeds At Sekinchan Paddy Field
Weeds.

Sekinchan Paddy Field

Swiftlet House At Sekinchan
There are lots of swiftlet houses at the paddy fields.

Sekinchan Paddy Field

Water Guava In La Familia Orchard At Sekinchan
Next we visited La Familia Orchard. Water guavas were yummy.

Cute Puppies In La Familia Orchard At Sekinchan
Saw these cute puppies.

Passion Fruit In La Familia Orchard At Sekinchan
Passion fruit.

A Different View Of Sekinchan Paddy Field
A different view of Sekinchan’s paddy field seen from my eyes.

Wooden Bridge At Sekinchan Paddy Field

A Different View Of Sekinchan Paddy Field
Goodbye paddy fields. I shall come back one day!

Our lunch were lackluster at Loong Hua Restaurant in Bagan fishing village. Crabs and mantis prawns were overcooked + charred while the oysters from the oyster pancake (oh chien) were so tiny. Saving grace were the steamed fish and coconut drink. Ohgosh!!!

Crackers At Sekinchan
Of course you need to buy some crackers home.

Bagan Fishing Village In Sekinchan
Boats at low tide. On the backdrop is the restaurant we had our lunch earlier.

Worship Tree At Pantai Redang In Sekinchan
With some time left, we head to Redang beach. This is a worship tree situated beside a Chinese temple. You throw the ribbon complete with your wishes onto the tree.

Worship Tree At Pantai Redang In Sekinchan

Worship Tree At Pantai Redang In Sekinchan

Pantai Redang At Sekinchan

Pantai Redang At Sekinchan
Unfortunately it was low tide. Couldn’t play with the sea water.

Pantai Redang At Sekinchan

Pantai Redang At Sekinchan

Our Loot From Sekinchan
Our loot from Sekinchan. Final stop was another fish cracker shop. Haha

I refer to this useful Sekinchan map and GPS for navigation.

Have you been to Sekinchan? Let me know which restaurant in Bagan fishing village serve yummy food.

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6 Comments

  • Reply foongpc December 18, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    Beautiful photos!! I have never been to Sekinchan! How to even get there? LOL!

    • Reply Che-Cheh December 20, 2014 at 5:11 am

      Thanks. Just follow GPS. Haha

  • Reply foongpc December 18, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    There’s a Redang Beach there?! I have been to Redang beach at Pulau Redang hahaha!

  • Reply foongpc December 18, 2014 at 11:53 pm

    Oh those puppies are cute indeed!!

  • Reply foongpc December 18, 2014 at 11:54 pm

    Those swiftlet houses – there must be quite a number of rich owners of these swiftlets houses!

    • Reply Che-Cheh December 20, 2014 at 5:16 am

      According to the local folk, those swiftlet houses are not locally owned.

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