December 4, 2009

Tasik Biru, Bau

Tasik Biru (blue lake), used to be a gold mine here.

Short history:
The gold mining activity here ended in 1921.
In early 1990s, the mining activity started again;
somehow sinkholes began to show up here and there, around Bau town.
After sometime, they decide to shut down the mining for the 2nd time.
Now, we got back our lake, sadly it is still not as beautiful or as blue as it used to be.

 *Pictures taken during Jong Regatta 2009


Merryn said...

all these taken from your iphone?

lvynana said...

1st 4 using iphone, last 2 using nokia phone.

Sumuk said...

oh.. sudah boleh pakai buat aktiviti o.. the arsenic content level must have gone down..

Hazel said...

nampak nya ada aktiviti ynag bagus di sana

Willie a.k.a Reptoz said...


Aku lom pernah pergi tasik biru .Tapi my ex-teacher was one of the survivor nak bas tenggelam ke dalam tasik biru ya dolok.

cyrildason said...

This place looks really nice. I think I shd stop by sometime when Im in Bau. They are using the same old road, right?

LVYNANA said...

Sumuk: mungkin juak, dah sikda warning gik.

Hazel: yup kind of RC boat competition.

Willie: ya ho..almost totally forgot about the incident.

cyril: same old road? when was the time u in Bau? now with some new shortcut, and you can use the mjc-batu kawa road as well.

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