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NongNooch Garden & Resort Staycation @ Pattaya, Thailand

Definitely SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ» was 1️⃣ of the 4️⃣-Million Malaysian tourists πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬Β & her Thailand travels continue to 2019, do enjoy reading via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2019/04/30/thailand-has-received-4-million-malaysian-tourists-in-2018/

Yes βœ…, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ isΒ 1️⃣ of her favourite πŸ’—β€οΈ neighbourhood Asia 🌎 countries to-travel πŸ›«πŸ›¬Β Almost every year she πŸ‘©πŸ» will travel to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ at least once, actually more than once. Ha…Ha…πŸ˜„πŸ˜†Β Do read up all her Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ travel stories via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/category/travel-tourism/thailand/

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has recently visited Pattaya ΰΈžΰΈ±ΰΈ—ΰΈ’ΰΈ², a coastal beach πŸπŸ– & small fishing 🎣 village with 2️⃣-hour drive πŸš—πŸš™ Southeast ofΒ Bangkok city πŸŒ‡πŸŒƒ, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

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Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has been to Pattaya, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Β the 1st time with her family members πŸ‘΄πŸ»πŸ‘΅πŸ»πŸ‘¨πŸ»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’ΌπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ in 1996, yes βœ…, long long time ago & she was so so young at that time πŸ‘§πŸ»βœŒπŸ»

In this recent trip to Pattaya, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ she πŸ‘©πŸ» has paid a visit to the famous NongNooch Pattaya 😁

Yes βœ…, the beautiful 😍 700 acres NongNooch Tropical Garden 🌳🌹🌷🌻🌳 & she πŸ‘©πŸ» would like to sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ her 4️⃣D3️⃣N staycation πŸ˜΄πŸ’€πŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏπŸš½ @ NongNooch Garden & Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸ’πŸ‘ which located 15km from Pattaya πŸŒ‡πŸŒƒ, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

It’s well known πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€©πŸ˜ with its world 🌍 class tropical botanical garden 🌳🌹🌷🌻🌳 Yes βœ…, 1️⃣st in South East Asia (SEA) 🌎 with a collection of both local & international plants 🌳🌹🌷🌻🌳 in 50 natural gardens & greenhouse 🏑 Also soon will be completed a sky garden ☁️🌳🌹🌷🌻🌳

Just to name a few here, European 🌲 Garden, Umbrella β˜‚οΈ Garden, Cactus 🌡Garden, Pottery Garden, Pineapple🍍Garden (Bromeliad House), Orchid 🌸Garden, Stonehenge Garden, French πŸ‡«πŸ‡· GardenΒ (Yeah‼️ No ❌ need to fly πŸ›«πŸ›¬ to UK πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§Β & France πŸ‡«πŸ‡·) & etc. There are lots of great πŸ‘πŸ» #OOTD spots yaπŸ“πŸ“

There are Rope Bridge πŸŒ‰ Walk, The Ants 🐜Tower, Butterfly πŸ¦‹ Hill, Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ Pavilion & etc.

It’s really huge & she πŸ‘©πŸ» doesn’t really managed to visit the whole garden πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸ‘ in 4️⃣D3️⃣N.Β She πŸ‘©πŸ» really impressed 🀩😍 with the well maintained πŸ‘πŸ» effort to taking care thisΒ beautiful 😍 garden πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸ‘ Bravo πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» to all gardeners πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŒΎ for sure‼️

So, let’s all of us be a responsible travellers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, we all play a role respectively to take care & maintain the plants 🌳🌹🌷🌻🌳 &Β facilities πŸŒ‰ in this garden ya πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸ‘

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has checked in πŸ” with her travelmates πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ to a Lakeside Villa (L5), a comfy room with a beautiful 😍 peaceful lake view πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§from the room balcony

Really a happy πŸ˜ƒ checked in πŸ” & comfy staycation for 4️⃣D3️⃣N here πŸšͺπŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ˜΄πŸ’€

The room well equipped with free πŸ†“ wifi πŸ“Ά in room, hangers in wardrobe, safe, tv πŸ“Ί , fridge, 2️⃣ bottles of drinking water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ , kettle, hair dryer, face & shower towels, hot ♨️ shower 🚿(no ❌ bath tub πŸ›πŸ›€πŸ» ya), spacious clean toilet 🚽 & toiletries (no ❌ tooth brush & tooth paste set ya) βœŒπŸ»πŸ˜ƒ

Forgot to bring some personal toiletries❓⁉️

Not to worry, there is a 7-11 store within this garden resort ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

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Hmm…Would be good πŸ‘πŸ» to have iron & iron board available βœ…, just her personal preference as she is using a backpack πŸŽ’ , so wishing to iron her maxi dress πŸ‘—β˜ΊοΈ

Do enjoy a short vlog clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured from her room tour @ Lakeside Villa (L5) πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§πŸšͺπŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ˜΄πŸ’€

AddressπŸ“:Β 34/1 Moo 7 Na Chom Thian, Sattahip District, Chon Buri 20250, Thailand

Website🌐: http://www.nongnoochresortpattaya.com/lakeside/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Garden.Nongnooch

Do enjoy her IG photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album posted for more of her excitement πŸ˜„πŸ˜† during this beautiful staycation ya πŸ˜πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§πŸšͺπŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ˜΄πŸ’€

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Hi πŸ‘‹πŸ» Hi πŸ‘‹πŸ» Sawadeka from the Land of Smiles πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album (swipe left ➑️ for more ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜) captured from #siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»'s #staycation πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸšͺ🏞 at #NongNooch Garden Resort @nongnoochpattayagarden @nongnoochgarden 🏒🏞🌳🌻🌺🌷🌹🌡, #Pattaya, #Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ @tourismthailand . . A typo doodle βœπŸ»πŸ–‹πŸ–Š with #artlinedecorite @artlinemy of what she will be explored from this staycation with @airasia flightβ€οΈπŸ›©βœˆοΈ, various gardens especially French Garden, cactus 🌡 garden, dinosaur πŸ¦•πŸ¦– valley, elephant 🐘 show, thai traditional cultural show, fruit buffet πŸ˜‹πŸ€€, Alcazar show etc. Love πŸ’—πŸ’• her morning πŸ”…πŸ”† walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ around the resort surroundings πŸ‡πŸ¦ŒπŸ„πŸ˜πŸ¦’πŸ¦πŸœ . . Also a privilege to meet the founder πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό& being inspired with his spirit, he still into what's he likes of lanscaping, gardening & manmade animal sculptures around the resort πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» Guess what❓⁉️ He is now at 74 years old . . Nong Nooch meaning❓⁉️ It's actually the founderπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό's mama πŸ‘΅πŸ» , this whole 700 acres garden resort is to remember his mama πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Όβ€οΈπŸ’—πŸ‘΅πŸ»Read her stories via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2019/07/16/nongnooch-garden-resort-staycation-pattaya-thailand/ . . @tourismthailand @tourismthailandkl #TATKL #thailand #pattaya #amazingthailand #nongnoochgardenresort #nongnoochdino #nongnoochgarden #resort #accommodation #travel #travels #travelling #blog #blogger #bloggers #blogging #sharing #sharingiscaring #influencer #influencers #gayatravel #gayatraveller

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During her 4️⃣D3️⃣N stay, she has enjoyed her breakfast, lunch & dinner served @Β PlubPlueng Restaurant 🍽🍴within the compound of this garden & resortπŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§

7️⃣am to 5️⃣pm daily & serving all resort guests πŸ’πŸ‘πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« with foods 🍽🍴& beverages β˜•οΈπŸΉ in buffet international style especially for daily breakfast & lunch πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Also varieties with personal bar & dinner upon advance booking ya πŸ˜‰

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Website🌐: http://www.nongnoochresortpattaya.com/restaurant/plubplueng-restaurant/

Ohh ya…During her stay hereπŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§πŸšͺπŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ˜΄πŸ’€, her travelmates & herself πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ has gained an exclusive opportunity to meet with the founder, Mr Kampon Tansacha πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό

From this meet up, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has learnt that NongNooch actually is the name of the founder πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό’s late mum πŸ‘΅πŸ» Wow‼️ Surely a meaningful way to remember a loved one who has passed, she πŸ‘©πŸ» felt touched & warm at heart personally πŸ’•πŸ’—

An inspiring session with this 74 years old visionary founderπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό, he has shared his great πŸ‘πŸ» passion ❀️ in what he does, down to earth, humble hands on πŸ‘πŸ» in this huge garden 🌳🌹🌷🌻🌳 as well as he is travelling around the world πŸ—ΊπŸŒ to learning & adopting the advance technologies in landscaping πŸžπŸ›€, gardening πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸŒ³πŸŒ±πŸŒΏ & handmaking animal sculptures πŸ¦–πŸ¦•πŸ¦“πŸ˜πŸ¦πŸ¦πŸ¦’πŸ„etc. to continue enhancing ⬆️ his NongNooch Pattaya πŸ˜€

Hmm…Curious πŸ€” why she πŸ‘©πŸ» has opted for a 4️⃣D3️⃣N staycation here❓⁉️

What are the must do in NongNooch Pattaya❓⁉️

Do feel free to check out & enjoy viewing πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘€her 2️⃣ photo albums πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ posted to her FB page being captured from her awesome staycation with interesting & exciting activities ya 😍🀩

A special thank youΒ πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜ŠπŸ™πŸ»Β to IG @punna24 for her greatΒ πŸ‘πŸ»Β help & hospitality during her 4️⃣D3️⃣N staycation to snap some of her beautiful 😍😍 #OOTD during her stay ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

Yeah‼️ Do stay tune for her next blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ for the exciting activities not ❌ to be missed either within this 700 acres beautiful 😍 NongNooch Garden & Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸ’πŸ‘(🌐 http://www.nongnoochresortpattaya.com/activities/), as well as its surrounding within driving 🚐 distance & in Pattaya city ya 😊

Also welcomeΒ πŸ€—Β to check out SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β β€™s top contributorΒ πŸ‘†πŸ»Β account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingΒ forΒ her recent reviews on the ThailandΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Β β€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

#Pattaya #Thailand #AmazingThailand #TourismThailand #AirAsia #TATKL #travel #tourism #travels #travelling #trip #hotel #resort #staycation #cuisines #cuisine #culture #cultural #cultures #garden #dinosaurvalley #elephantshow #alcazarshow #cabaret #alcazarshowpattaya #boxing #kickboxing #MuayThai #NongNoochPattaya #NongNooch #dinosaur #dinosaurs #blog #blogging #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing

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Thailand Has Received 4-Million Malaysian Tourists in 2018

Updated 28 May 2019

During the Ramadhan πŸ’š month, Tourism Authority of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ (TAT) has specially organised Thanks πŸ™πŸ» 4️⃣Million Buka Puasa Night πŸ½πŸ΄πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ

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There were Top 20 Supported Muslim Travel Agent Year 2018 πŸ…πŸ† being awarded by TAT πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with the “Appreciation πŸ™πŸ» for Ongoing Support πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»” award πŸ…πŸ†

Not just that, TAT πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ also reminded with the mobile app πŸ“² for Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ Muslim Friendly β˜ͺ️ DestinationπŸ“for the benefits of Muslims travellers πŸ§•πŸΌπŸ‘³πŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘³πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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Guess what❓⁉️

There are some new πŸ†• Thai destinations πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ“πŸ“being introduced during the dinner 🍽🍴 especially at Chiang Mai, the North of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

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Do enjoy reading πŸ“–πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ‘s last year end trip at Mae Tang, Chiang Mai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2019/04/09/mae-taeng-hidden-gem-north-thailand/

Also tourists πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« now can enjoy vespa πŸ›΅ tour, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has yet ❌ to ride on vespa, however she πŸ‘©πŸ» really enjoyed her recent cycling 🚲 tour @ Mae Tang, Chiang Mai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Do enjoy her πŸ‘©πŸ» visual excitement πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ captured via her vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ posted ya

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Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was proud to be exclusively invited πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ to witness the Tourism Authority of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ (TAT)Β ‘s recent Gala Dinner πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰πŸ½πŸ΄ with themeΒ β€œThanks πŸ™πŸ» 4️⃣Million ~ Let’s Celebrate Songkran πŸ’¦πŸ’§Festival πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠβ€ @ Mandarin Oriental Hotel Kuala Lumpur 🏒 , Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

This Gala Dinner πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸ½πŸ΄was started with an awesome πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€© impressive ceremony‼️ WowπŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ

Hmm…Why Thanks πŸ™πŸ» 4️⃣Million❓⁉️

This event is presided over by H.E. Mr. Narong Sasitorn πŸ‘¨πŸ», the Ambassador of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ to Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ with aimsΒ to celebrating the success πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ hasΒ welcomed & received 4️⃣ millions of Malaysian tourists πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ into Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ in 2018 πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜€

WowπŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ Great πŸ‘πŸ» achievementβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Ha…Ha…SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was 1️⃣ of the 4️⃣Million, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has travelled βœˆοΈπŸ›« to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ several times last year. Yeah‼️ She πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Hmm…Who doesn’t love πŸ’— travel βœˆοΈπŸ›« to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­β“β‰οΈ

This success πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» has then generated the overall tourism revenue πŸ’°πŸ’΅ of approximately 115millions THB i.e. approximately of 15millions RM to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Of course in this 2019, TAT πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ continues to repositioning Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ as a Quality Leisure DestinationπŸ“to providing the utmost enjoyable πŸ˜πŸ˜† experiences to suit the preferences of all the Malaysian tourists πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό, the Deputy Governor of TAT πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­, said that β€œThis event is organized to extend our thanks πŸ™πŸ» to our partners, namely Airlines ✈️, Media πŸ“°πŸ—ž, Travel Agents πŸ“‡πŸ”–& Car πŸš—πŸš˜ Clubs & everyone πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ involved, for their kind contribution & on-going supports πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ€πŸ™ŒπŸ» that made us achieve the 4️⃣Million arrivals in 2018. This year, our objective is to position Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ as a Quality Leisure DestinationπŸ“

Congrats πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» to all award πŸ…πŸ…recipients by TAT πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ for their great πŸ‘πŸ» effort & continuous support πŸ’ͺπŸ»πŸ€πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Our current campaign β€˜Open to the new πŸ†• shades’ portrays that Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ has many to offer to tourists πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« in terms of Culture🎎🎏, Arts & CraftsπŸŽ¨πŸ–Œβœ‚οΈπŸ“, Nature, Beach πŸ–πŸ , Gastronomy 🍽🍴& the way of life. Most importantly we would like to promote Thai local πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ experiences, things like midnight Tuk Tuk πŸ›΅πŸš food tour, local floating πŸ’¦πŸ’§markets, night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒmarkets & experiencing local way of life; these are the things that are uniquely Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ you can’t get anywhere else in the world πŸ—ΊπŸŒ We believe that Thai people πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« truly are what makes Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ unique. Experiences that connect travellers πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ with the locals create authentic & meaningful memories” πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

β€œAs we are neighbours, Thai people πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘­shares many things in common with Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ We are very content to see that Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« love πŸ’— Thai food πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ΄ Research reported that 97.94% of Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« travel βœˆοΈπŸ›« to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ for food 🍽🍴 Hence, our wide variety of gastronomy choice suits many different tastes of Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« very well πŸ‘πŸ» ~ from HALAL-Certified food βœ…, street food, fine-dining 🍽 to Michelin Star 🌟⭐️ restaurants” further elaborated by Mr. Chattan Kunjara Na Ayudhya πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Ό

For Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ who travel βœˆοΈπŸ›« frequently to ThailandπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­, there are many new πŸ†• emerging cities πŸŒ†πŸ™ awaiting them to revisit the Kingdom, namely Mae Hong Son, Satun, Yala (Betong) & Chiang Rai (Which currently has direct flight ✈️ from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ )

April is a month of Songkran πŸ’¦πŸ’§Festival πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ aka Thai New Year πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ & a water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ festival in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ Therefore, this grand event showcases the Songkran πŸ’¦πŸ’§πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠcelebration with spectacular cultural performances 😍🀩

Moreover, Malaysian celebrity, Ms. Yasmin Hani πŸ§•πŸΌalso joined the stage & shared about her memorable family holiday experience with her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ & 2️⃣ kids πŸ‘¦πŸ½πŸ§’πŸ½ at Patthaya, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ She πŸ§•πŸΌ highly recommended πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»that Pattaya is the latest family destinationπŸ“that Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ has to offer βœ…πŸ‘πŸ»

Wow‼️ Really love πŸ’— her family’s Patthaya travelling video clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ being shared on the big screen during the Gala Dinner πŸ½πŸ΄πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ All clearly told with allΒ the happy πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ faces of her kids πŸ§’πŸ½πŸ‘¦πŸ½ especially captured in the clip πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή that they all had a fantastic family holidays together 🀩🀩

A wonderful πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€© night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ spent to celebrating this success achievement together gather πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ

So, when was your last travel βœˆοΈπŸ›« to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­β“β‰οΈ

Let’s plan a travel βœˆοΈπŸ›« to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ soon ya πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜‰

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Mae Taeng ~ Hidden gem @ North Thailand

Yeah‼️ Continue from earlier blogging hereΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β is gonna sharing here her Take Me Tour bookingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ…

Hmm…This round at Chiang Mai, the North part of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Pick 3 ~ Mae Taeng Cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸš΄β€β™‚οΈ Trip: Live the Agricultural πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ Life & Enjoy Homemade Picnic 🏞🍽 ~

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Nice πŸ‘πŸ» meet up with the local expert, Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ from my hotel pick up πŸš™, then had a comfy car journey of approximately 40mins for the cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ tour booked βœ… & then to check-in πŸ” for a night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ stay πŸ’€πŸ˜΄ πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½ with the Homestay Maetang Chiang Mai 🏑

Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ was born in Bangkok & then having a career with marketing for almost 8️⃣years.Β She πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ then has decided to move back to her hometown, Chiang Mai to spend time with her parents πŸ§“πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ»

There is a garden πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ to growing vegetables πŸ…πŸ†πŸŒΆπŸ₯• & fruits. 🍌🍍πŸ₯‘ for the family’s own consumption πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ & will sell the extrasπŸ’°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ got influences from her mum πŸ§“πŸ» & grandma πŸ‘΅πŸ» since young πŸ‘§πŸ» & develops her hobby for gardening πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ, cooking traditional North Thai dishes 🍽🍲πŸ₯˜ & cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Both mum & daughter πŸ§“πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ also enjoy the health benefits & ingredients of each home cooking dishes 🍽🍲πŸ₯˜ from their organically-grown garden’s green picks πŸ…πŸ†πŸ₯•πŸŒΆπŸŒπŸπŸ₯‘ for the natural healing & herbs garden πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ

Yeah‼️ Khun Pat’s mum πŸ§“πŸ» has made a delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ fruits smoothies🍹to welcome her πŸ™πŸ» Superb delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ with just the organic fruits 🍌🍍πŸ₯‘ from her garden without any additional sugar. Yummy delicious πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€, truly missed her healthy short stay here πŸ˜‰

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has learnt hand-wrapped the sticky rice 🍚 with banana leaves 🌿, then to bring along for the cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ tour to enjoy as home cooked picnic lunch🍴 🍽in the afternoon πŸ”†

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not just that Khun Pat’s mum πŸ§“πŸ» also enjoy making Japanese-clay art too, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has received a handmade clay sharpener as souvenir 🎁 from her stay here. Thank you aunty πŸ™πŸ»πŸ§“πŸ»

Khun Pat’s dad πŸ‘΄πŸ» has helped to set her bicycle 🚲 to start the cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ tour around the Pa Bong village, Mae Taeng, thank you uncle πŸ™πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» really enjoyed her cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ tour to observe the real locals’ simple lifestyle, farming πŸŒΏπŸŒ±πŸƒ, greeting the locals with “Sa wa de ka” πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, what’s exciting during her morningπŸ”…cycling tour πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈβ“β‰οΈ

βœ…Β Woowβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜² So happy πŸ˜ƒ to meet & being welcome πŸ™πŸ» by a friendly local Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ breed sheep πŸπŸ‘

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

βœ…Β MyanmarΒ πŸ‡²πŸ‡²Β βž•ThaiΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Β templeΒ πŸ™πŸ»β›©

Hmm…She πŸ‘©πŸ» has learnt from Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ that the buddha of Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡² temple β›© is wearing with red lips πŸ‘„

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

βœ…Β ThaiΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Β templeΒ πŸ™πŸ»β›©

A beautiful temple β›© to visit & coincidently there was a local communities activity during her visit πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Met & greet with the friendly local communities πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬, a happy blessed πŸ˜‡ morning cycling πŸ”…πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

βœ…Β Sweet corn 🌽 farm, rice 🍚 paddy field 🌾, potatoesΒ πŸ₯”& sweet potatoes 🍠 farms etc.

It was so relaxing 😌 to see πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘€ the greensss πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ during her cycling journey πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

βœ…Β Hello Kitty🐱hair saloonΒ πŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

Hmm….She πŸ‘©πŸ» was so tempted to have a hair care πŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™€οΈ session, though she πŸ‘©πŸ» is not really ❌ a Hello Kitty 🐱 fan

This saloon πŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™‚οΈreally a pretty 😍 set up‼️ Lovely πŸ’—

βœ… Water πŸ’¦πŸ’§dam under the Maetang waterΒ πŸ’¦πŸ’§projectΒ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Very beautiful 😍😍 scenery 🏞 here to overlooking a small river πŸ’¦πŸ’§& surrounding mountains β›°β›°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

βœ…Β Home 🏑 cooked picnic lunchΒ πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ˜‹πŸ€€Β at the waterΒ πŸ’¦πŸ’§Β dam

Ohh ya…The home cooked picnic lunch 🍽🍴subjects to the vegetables πŸ₯•πŸŒ½πŸŒΆπŸ… & fruits πŸ₯‘πŸπŸŒ availability βœ… from the organically-grown garden πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ She πŸ‘©πŸ» has enjoyed her cycling tour πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ˜

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh vegetables πŸŒΆπŸ…πŸŒ½πŸ₯•& fruits πŸ₯‘πŸπŸŒfrom home garden πŸƒπŸŒ±πŸŒΏ to tasty delicious picnic lunch πŸ˜‹πŸ€€πŸ½πŸ΄

  • Fried chicken πŸ— with homemade green spicy sauce πŸ’šπŸŒΆ

  • Fresh green salad πŸ₯—

  • Tuna 🐟 mixed vegetables salad πŸ₯—

  • Sticky Rice 🍚 wrapped with banana leaf 🌿

  • Lemongrass hot tea β˜•οΈπŸ΅

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ , she πŸ‘©πŸ» then checked-in to her room πŸ”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1️⃣st impression ~ Wow πŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ Beautiful 😍 room‼️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— the surrounding drop down glasses with beautiful 😍 green scenery πŸ’š of the organic home grown garden πŸŒ±πŸƒπŸŒΏ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highly recommended πŸ‘†πŸ» More details about this beautiful homestay via,

Website🌐: https://homestaymaetang.com/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/homestaymaetangchiangmai/

βœ…Β Farm picking vegetables 🌱🌿πŸ₯¦πŸ₯—& fruits 🍌🍍πŸ₯‘, then home 🏑cooking

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— & enjoys her hand picking πŸ€šπŸ»πŸŒΏπŸŒ±πŸƒ tour with Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ from the home garden πŸƒπŸŒ±πŸŒΏ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She πŸ‘©πŸ» can just hand pick any vegetables πŸ₯•πŸŒ½πŸŒΆπŸ… & fruits πŸ₯‘πŸπŸŒ as she likes from the organic home grown garden πŸŒΏπŸŒ±πŸƒ, no restriction at all, so free πŸ†“ & exciting πŸ˜ƒβ€ΌοΈ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ermm…ermmm….SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was busy eating & snacking πŸ˜‹πŸ€€, yes βœ…, she just not a good cook 😜😝

Don’t laugh πŸ˜‚πŸ€£πŸ˜† at her ya 😜πŸ€ͺ Ha…Ha…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Really an unforgettable happy πŸ˜ƒ dining 🍽🍴 during her homestay πŸ‘πŸ’€πŸ˜΄

 

 

 

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» felt warm & touched πŸ€— while enjoyed her home cooked breakfast packed by Khun Pat’s mum πŸ§“πŸ» early morning πŸŒ‡ during checked-out for her early flight ✈️ back to Bangkok πŸ˜€

 

 

 

 

The best πŸ‘πŸ» during her homestay πŸ‘πŸ’€πŸ˜΄ was able to trying new πŸ†• , home cooked 🍽🍴flavours that definitely not provided in any local restaurants with all cooking ingredients freshly handpicked 🀚🏻from the organic home grown garden πŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸƒ

Yeah‼️ She πŸ‘©πŸ» has plucked 🀚🏻 a fresh papaya from the tree 🌳 in the garden, note her superb excited πŸ˜† face in below clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Ha…Ha…πŸ€£πŸ˜†

 

 

 

The cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ route was super easy πŸ‘πŸ»,Β worry free πŸ†“ about your fitness to sign up βœ… for it. Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ has planned several cycling πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ routes with her, so you may share your fitnessΒ level to enjoy your cycling πŸš΄β€β™‚οΈπŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ then

A special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to the greatΒ welcome & hospitality from Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ & her parents πŸ§“πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ» during her stay πŸ‘πŸ’€πŸ˜΄

 

 

Highly recommended πŸ‘†πŸ»specially for a wonderful quiet 🀫 stay πŸ‘πŸ’€πŸ˜΄ in a small village to appreciate the road less traveled, to enjoy the rural agricultural life in Chiang MaiΒ & its beautiful 😍 nature outskirt πŸ’š

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β has created her vlogΒ πŸŽ₯πŸ“ΉΒ about this cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ tour &Β home cooking 🍽🍴cum homestay 🏑 with Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ i.e. herΒ local expert, her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ & her parentsΒ πŸ§“πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ» at a quiet 🀫 peaceful rural village, Chiang Mai, North of ThailandΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Let’s enjoy her visualΒ πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ homestay & village cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ experience being captured yaΒ πŸ˜ƒπŸ€©

 

Are you now interested for a day tour with local experiencesΒ πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«, handpicking fresh vegetables & fruits from an organically-grown gardenΒ & enjoy home cooking❓⁉️

If yes, do enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for yourΒ 1️⃣st bookingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ…Β via 🌐http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-yΒ πŸ˜€

Also welcomeΒ πŸ€—Β to check out SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β β€™s top contributorΒ πŸ‘†πŸ»Β account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingΒ forΒ her recent reviews on the ThailandΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Β β€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

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Eat Thai, Visit Thailand 2019

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» always enjoy her travels πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿ to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ , not just the exciting shopping πŸ›’πŸ› experiences, historical temples β›©, beautiful nature 😍🏞, colourful cultures 🀩…

Also not to miss the delicious tasty πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Thai cuisines πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ₯˜πŸ² though she πŸ‘©πŸ» is not ❌ a fan for spicy 🌢 foods (Secretly sharing, Thai foods are not all spicy ya βŒπŸŒΆπŸ˜‰)

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) as @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» had a great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ (also photographer πŸ“Έ) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» @girlslovetravel . . βœ… Mangrove forest 🌳🌳with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading πŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference πŸ’—) . . βœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please don’t waste the sweats πŸ’¦πŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeah‼️ Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled ✌🏻as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time) . . βœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about salt . . βœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes πŸ‘€ πŸ‘πŸ‘, definitely good eye sights πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘€required . . βœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Freshness the top πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»by just steam the seafood β™¨οΈπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ Her 1️⃣st experience of eating the seepweed leaves 🌿🌿(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple πŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1️⃣ of her photo πŸ“Έ . . More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, link 🌐 at profile . . Interested❓⁉️ Enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for your 1️⃣st booking via 🌐 http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y πŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #bloggers #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ & a short shrimp 🦐 catching clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) which captured from @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert, Khun Mai πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & her hubby, Chet πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ from #TakeMeTour during her time at #SuphanBuri day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ ~ a hidden gem πŸ’Ž in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ . . Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited (including temples in #Ayutthaya & local flea night market in #Nonthaburi ~ refer her FB & YouTube) & activities she had experiences just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ», @girlslovetravel . . βœ… Local home cooking by Mai from shrimp & lotus farms to table πŸ˜‹πŸ€€πŸ½ . . βœ… Suphan Buri ~ Mai & Chet's shrimp farm . . βœ… Suphan Buri local temple ~ Wat Phai Rong Wua & its local night market . . βœ… Nonthaburi ~ Big local flea night market . . More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ on her FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ are captured in her YouTube named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, blog link 🌐 at profile . . Interested❓⁉️ Enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for your 1️⃣st booking via 🌐 http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y πŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand @officialtravel360 #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #travelling #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Not just that she πŸ‘©πŸ» misses her road less traveled at Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ last year end too, if you are following her Instagram (IG) πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ & vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ via her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing ☺️😊

Not yet❓⁉️ Do follow 🌐 https://www.instagram.com/siennylovesdrawing/ ya πŸ€—

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album captured (swipe left ➑️ for more photos) from @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» β€˜s great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert, Khun Pat πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & her family members πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ§“πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ»πŸ‘΅πŸ»πŸ• from #TakeMeTour during her recent #cycling tour πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & has discovered the hidden gem πŸ’Ž@ Pabong village of Maetang Province, #ChiangMai , #Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ . . PlacesπŸ“πŸ“she has visited during her cycling πŸš΄πŸ»β€β™€οΈ tour, met friendly Thai locals πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ farm & home 🏑 cooking activities she had experiences just so fulfilling πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜, @girlslovetravel . . βœ… Checked in πŸ” #HomeStayMaetangChiangmai 🏑 . . βœ… Myanmar πŸ‡²πŸ‡² βž•Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ temple πŸ™πŸ»β›© . . βœ… Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ temple πŸ™πŸ»β›© . . βœ… Sweet corn 🌽 farm, rice 🍚 paddy field 🌾, potatoes πŸ₯”& sweet potatoes 🍠 farms etc. . . βœ… Home 🏑 cooked picnic lunch πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ . . βœ… Maetang water πŸ’¦πŸ’§project . . βœ… Hello Kitty🐱 hair saloon πŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ’‡πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ . . βœ… Farm picking vegetables 🌱🌿πŸ₯¦πŸ₯—& fruits 🍌🍍πŸ₯‘, then home 🏑 cooking . . More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ on her FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ are captured in her YouTube named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ’»πŸ“, blog link 🌐 at profile . . Interested❓⁉️ Enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for your 1️⃣st booking via 🌐 http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y πŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @ThailandπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand @officialtravel360 #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #LostinThailand #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @mekongminis @mekongmoments @tourismthailand @Thailand #travel #travels #travelling #blog #vlog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #foodlover #foodie @tourismmekong

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» has recently being exclusively invited πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ to witness the launch πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ of the β€œEat Thai, Visit Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ 2019” campaign ~ A collaboration 🀝 between tourism &Β restaurants in Malaysia πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

This collaboration 🀝 is in line with the Amazing Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ ’s β€œOpen to the New πŸ†• Shades” campaign. It focusing on 5️⃣ main travel concepts to help international visitors πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ to experiencing Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ from a new πŸ†• perspective

  1. Gastronomy πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ˜‹πŸ€€
  2. Arts & Crafts πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œβœ‚οΈπŸ“πŸ“
  3. Thai Culture πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸŽŽβ›©
  4. Nature πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸžπŸŒ³
  5. Thai Way of Life πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

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Hmm… @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» really missed her last trip to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­, how about you❓⁉️ . . Not just the amazing πŸ˜‰ #shopping πŸ›’πŸ›πŸŽ experiences, but she loves πŸ’— #Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ #foods πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ . . Meanwhile, waiting to start her next #visitThailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ , she #doodles 1️⃣st & enjoy her Thai cuisines at #MrTukTuk πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ Do swipe left πŸ‘‰πŸ» to enjoy this photos πŸ“Έ album esp if you miss Thai foods πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to @tourismthailandkl Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ . . #OOTD with ⌚️ @xgearhk.official , you may use siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» 's code "SLDLoveXG" to purchase via 🌐 https://www.xgear.hk/ πŸ€— Yes βœ… , yes βœ… , specially for her followers cum readers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ . . Ohh ya…New πŸ†• menu available βœ… now πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ If you’re lucky πŸ€ by dining 🍽🍴 at any of the 8️⃣ @mrtuktuk_my outlets (list below with T&C applies), you will stand a chance to win 1️⃣ of the 20 prizes 🎁🎁 . . Guess what ❓⁉️ The #prizes are a FREE πŸ†“ trip to #Bangkok for 2️⃣ person plus a 3️⃣D2️⃣N hotel stay 😍🀩 , 5️⃣ luggages, πŸ”Ÿ handbags & 4️⃣ Mr Tuk Tuk dining vouchers πŸ”–πŸ”– to be won 🎁🎁 . . Just dine 🍽🍴& spend πŸ’°πŸ’³more than RM50 / receipt between 20.3.2019 to 30.4.2019 at any of the 8️⃣ #MrTukTuk outlets: πŸ“Setia City Mall πŸ“Gamuda Walk πŸ“The Gardens πŸ“The Starling Mall πŸ“Sunway Pyramid πŸ“Sunway Velocity πŸ“Empire City πŸ“Nu Sentral . . #eatthaivisitthailand #amazingthailand #siennylovesdrawing #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #travel #travels #travelling #foodlover #foodie

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This campaign from now till 30 Apr is a collaboration 🀝 betweenΒ The Tourism Authority of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ in Malaysia (TAT KL) & 8️⃣ outlets of Mr Tuk Tuk in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Mr Tuk Tuk is established since 2015 with Halal certified βœ… in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ & named after the most popular mode of transport 🚍 in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ It believes Thai street foods πŸ›πŸ‘πŸ’πŸ²πŸ₯˜ are very popular πŸ‘πŸ» among Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ & is introducing Β βœ…Β new πŸ†• menu i.e. 5️⃣ new πŸ†• dishes πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½ & a brand new πŸ†• drink🍹for this collaboration 🀝

  • Fried tofu withΒ  basil leaves 🌿🌱
  • Thai seafood otak-otak 🐟🦐
  • Thai fresh oyster 🐚 with lime sauce πŸ‹
  • Thai prawn salads πŸ₯—πŸ¦ with lemongrass 🌱🌿
  • Dessert: Thai pumpkin custard 🍘
  • Drink: Thai lemongrass 🌿🌱tea with crispy waterchesnut pearls🍹

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Mr. Ahman Mad-Adam, Director πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’Όof TAT KL has shared: β€œThai food πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½ is more than a cuisine, it is a lifelong passion. It is a love πŸ’— affair with deep roots in the country πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­‘s culture & most importantly, in the family. We believe it is the same in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ , where people love πŸ’— to eat πŸ˜‹πŸ€€& the food bond people together. Many Malaysian tourists πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« travel to Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with the objective to taste Thai food πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½ This year we have the new πŸ†• 2019 edition of MICHELIN Guide, which reaches to Phuket & Phang-nga. This proves that Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ has a wide variety of food 🍽🍴for everyone, from MICHELIN Star ⭐️ restaurants 🍽🍴, street food, Halal βœ… food to fine-dining & many more πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

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We had 4️⃣ million visitors from Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ in 2018, which was the highest πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» in TAT KL’s record. We are grateful for all the support from Malaysians πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎπŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«Β In 2019, we are working hard to promote Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ in every possible way & to reach out to broader audience groups e.g. the young travelers or the millennial, food lovers, high-end travelers, health enthusiasts, sport lovers, honeymoon couples & others.”

Mr. Ken Leong πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈof Mr Tuk Tuk said, β€œI feel very honoured to be chosen as a partner to promote Thai tourism πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ through our food.”

During this campaign, all diners πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ½πŸ΄who spend πŸ’°πŸ’³Β more than RM50 per receipt with T&C applies at any of the 8️⃣ Mr Tuk Tuk outlets will stand a chance to win 1️⃣ of the 20 prizes 🎁🎁 which include a freeΒ πŸ†“ trip to Bangkok for 2️⃣ persons plus a 3️⃣D2️⃣N hotel stay, 5️⃣ luggage bags, πŸ”Ÿ handbags & 4️⃣ Mr Tuk Tuk RM50 dining vouchers

What are you waiting for❓⁉️

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πŸ€Β Let’s dine for Thai street foods πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ΄@ Mr Tuk Tuk & participate to win ya πŸ€

πŸ“Setia City Mall (1st outlet with a small seating capacity of 50 pax)
πŸ“Gamuda Walk
πŸ“The Gardens
πŸ“The Starling Mall (The biggest outlet with a seating capacity of 180 pax)
πŸ“Sunway Pyramid
πŸ“Sunway Velocity
πŸ“Empire City
πŸ“Nu Sentral

Coming soon, a new πŸ†• outlet tentatively will be opening in May 2019 at IOI City Mall 🏒, yeah‼️

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#AmazingThailand #ThailandΒ #shoppingΒ #ThaiΒ #foodsΒ #visitThailandΒ #Thaicuisines #cuisines #cuisine #diningΒ #MrTukTuk #TourismThailandKL #prizes #Bangkok #eatthaivisitthailandΒ #siennylovesdrawingΒ #blogΒ #blogger#bloggersΒ #influencerΒ #influencersΒ #travel#travelsΒ #travellingΒ #foodloverΒ #foodie #foodies #foodlovers #Thaistreetfoods #streetfoods #dessert #drink #beverage #beverages

Ayutthaya & SuphanBuri ~ Historical & hidden gem of Thailand

Yeah‼️ Continue from earlier blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is gonna sharing here her Take Me Tour booking πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ…Β again

Pick 2️⃣ ~ Ayutthaya from Bangkok: Temples β›©β›© & Home-Cooked Tom Yum Kung 🍽🍴@ Shrimp 🦐 Farm ~

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This day tour started with hotel 🏒 pick up πŸš™ @ Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™ in the morning πŸ”…πŸ”† by the local expert, Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½& her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ, Khun Pichaet

Then, approximately an hour car ride πŸš™ to Ayutthaya to visit & explore some topπŸ‘†πŸ»temples β›©β›©

Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon ΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈ”ΰΉƒΰΈ«ΰΈΰΉˆΰΈŠΰΈ±ΰΈ’ΰΈ‘ΰΈ‡ΰΈ„ΰΈ₯Β  β›©

Woow‼️ A pretty 😍 Thai temple β›© to visit

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Quite a big crowd on that day πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

You may drop in a πŸ”ŸTHB coin into a wishing well for a wish βœ¨πŸ’«

Some of the local Thai people πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ has pray πŸ™πŸ» by changing the Buddha’s clothes πŸ’›

Then to visit the biggest sleeping πŸ’€ Buddha πŸ™πŸ»

Wat Phanan Choeng ΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈ”ΰΈžΰΈ™ΰΈ±ΰΈΰΉ€ΰΈŠΰΈ΄ΰΈ‡Β β›©

Woow‼️ An amazing πŸ˜‰ experience to admire 1️⃣ of the Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­’s most beautiful 😍 & biggest seated Gold Buddha πŸ™πŸ»

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was impressed 🀩 with the detailed great πŸ‘πŸ» craving πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ noted from this temple visit β›©

 

Quite a big temple β›© to walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ& explore around πŸ˜ƒ

 

 

 

 

You may observe lots of Thai locals πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«here will pray πŸ™πŸ» by pasting the goldπŸ’°on the Buddha πŸ™πŸ»

Wat Mahathat ΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈ”ΰΈ‘ΰΈ«ΰΈ²ΰΈ˜ΰΈ²ΰΈ•ΰΈΈΒ β›©

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has been here many years ago for this tree 🌳 roots around the head of century-old Buddha 😍🀩

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» loves to be back for 2️⃣nd visit here

Yes βœ…, this is 1️⃣ of the most amazing sight πŸ‘€ in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ for Buddhist religious πŸ™πŸ»β›©

You can capture lots of beautiful 😍 photos πŸ“Έ around these beautiful famous temples β›©β›©

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈ”ΰΈžΰΈ£ΰΈ°ΰΈ¨ΰΈ£ΰΈ΅ΰΈͺΰΈ£ΰΈ£ΰΉ€ΰΈžΰΈŠΰΈΰΉŒΒ Β β›©

This wat Β β›©Β is located within the ancient Grand Palace grounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hmm…After all the amazing 🀩 visit to temples β›©β›© in Ayutthaya

Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½& her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ, Khun Pichaet have treated SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» with a roti planta 🍞with egg 🍳πŸ₯š & banana 🍌 as well as a cup of iced Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ milk teaπŸ₯€before a 30 mins car ride πŸš™ to reach their organic shrimps farm 🦐🦐

A chance to understand better & experiencing the real lifestyle of the Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ shrimp 🦐 farmers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ in a rural SuphanBuri. She πŸ‘©πŸ» was being welcome πŸ™πŸ» & greeted very warmly by the family members πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

Also learnt how the farm supplies the oxygen πŸ’¨

Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has tried to catching 🎣 some shrimps 🦐🦐, however they are just shrimp babies. Ohh ya…She πŸ‘©πŸ» has failed ❌🎣to catch any shrimps in her 1️⃣st attempt

She πŸ‘©πŸ» also has visited the organic lotus 🌸 farm, enjoyed the fresh lotus seeds (TipsπŸ“Œ: Do remember to remove ❌ the centre green πŸ’š tips (it tastes bitter) in the middle of each seed), rice 🌾🌽 field, watching birds πŸ¦…πŸ¦ flying around & then enjoyed the special home cooking 🍽🍴together gather by Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½πŸ‘©πŸ»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do click in☝🏻to SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ’s Instagram (IG) photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album of her SuphanBuri visit & delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ home cooked Thai dining ya πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ΄

Have you follow her IG❓⁉️

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ & a short shrimp 🦐 catching clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) which captured from @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert, Khun Mai πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & her hubby, Chet πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ from #TakeMeTour during her time at #SuphanBuri day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ ~ a hidden gem πŸ’Ž in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ . . Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited (including temples in #Ayutthaya & local flea night market in #Nonthaburi ~ refer her FB & YouTube) & activities she had experiences just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ», @girlslovetravel . . βœ… Local home cooking by Mai from shrimp & lotus farms to table πŸ˜‹πŸ€€πŸ½ . . βœ… Suphan Buri ~ Mai & Chet's shrimp farm . . βœ… Suphan Buri local temple ~ Wat Phai Rong Wua & its local night market . . βœ… Nonthaburi ~ Big local flea night market . . More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ on her FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ are captured in her YouTube named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, blog link 🌐 at profile . . Interested❓⁉️ Enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for your 1️⃣st booking via 🌐 http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y πŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand @officialtravel360 #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #travelling #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Curious πŸ€” about the special home cooking dishes 🍽🍴by Khun MaiπŸ§•πŸ½β“β‰οΈ

Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ style Spicy 🌢 Shrimp 🦐 Soup 🍲πŸ₯£ aka Tom Yum Kung

This pot 🍲 of home cooked spicy soup specially prepared from shrimps 🦐 🦐 from the farm, vegetables πŸ₯—πŸ₯¦πŸŒ½Β Β & spices 🌱🌿 from the garden around the Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½Β ‘s home 🏑

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Very fresh tasty πŸ˜‹πŸ€€Β & tangy shrimps to enjoy 🍀🍀

Yeah‼️ Fingers licking great‼️ πŸ‘

Moreover Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½Β didn’t put in lots of chilies, so not too spicy ❌🌢 for SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»Β to enjoy

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has requested for additional sourish, so more organic lime juices being added in to this pot, absolutely delicious to enjoy πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Black Pepper & Garlic Shrimps 🍀🍀

Hmm…Perhaps the shrimps 🍀🍀 for this dish were relatively smaller, so its meat slightly softer comparatively

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The black pepper flavour wasn’t too strong to enjoy, love ❀️ the taste as the garlic & black pepper really blended well πŸ‘Β for this dish

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Garlic Fried Sea Bass 🐟

Woow‼️ This whole big fish 🐟 only specially for SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»

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She πŸ‘©πŸ»Β loves ❀️ the crispy garlic on top of this dish, very appetitive πŸ˜‹πŸ€€Β to enjoy with the fresh fish 🐟 

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Stir Fry Mixed Vegetables πŸ₯—πŸ₯¦πŸŒ½ with Chicken πŸ—πŸ“

As a vegetables πŸ₯—πŸ₯¦πŸŒ½Β lover, this dish of course the tasty πŸ˜‹πŸ€€Β dish for her to pair with her shrimpsss dishesss 🍀🍀

So satisfied happy home cooked lunch dining 🍽🍴

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Colourful mini glutinuous balls in coconut 🌴πŸ₯₯ syrupπŸ₯›(Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ style dessert πŸ₯£)

Ohh my…Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½Β really read her mind❓⁉️

This is always SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ‘s favourite Thai dessert

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It’s not just beautiful to enjoy, it’s tasty tangy to taste this whole Thai dessert bowl too πŸ‘πŸ»

Yummy yummy‼️

Ohh ya…Before headed back to Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™, Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½ & her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ has brought her to visit the local Big Buddha at Wat Phrai Rong Wua ΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈ”ΰΉ„ΰΈœΰΉˆΰΉ‚ΰΈ£ΰΈ‡ΰΈ§ΰΈ±ΰΈ§Β β›© & its local night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ market πŸ›’πŸ›

Definitely 1️⃣ of the less travelled destination for foreign tourists to exploring here

Ohh ya…Do remember to pack your sunglasses πŸ•Ά , cap 🧒 / hat πŸ‘’ & dress modest πŸ‘šπŸ‘– (long pant/ dress for femalesπŸ‘­) for this day tour πŸ†—

Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½ & her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ also very nice πŸ‘πŸ» to stop by Nok Hook flea night πŸŒŒπŸŒƒ market πŸ›’πŸ› at Nonthaburi on their way back πŸš™ to Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™

Yeah‼️ Some night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ market shopping πŸ›’πŸ› to end this exciting long day πŸ˜€

Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½ & her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ, Khun Pichaet for a great day tour & sure will always remember both of their great πŸ‘πŸ» hospitality πŸ€— They love πŸ’— to smile 😊 & willingly sharing about their shrimps 🦐🦐 farm as well as home cooking tips 🍽🍴 You will definitely enjoy both of their positive βž• energy & warm welcoming πŸ™πŸ»πŸ€— throughout the day πŸ˜€

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has created her vlog πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή about this temples visits πŸ™πŸ»β›©β›© & delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ home cooking 🍽🍴private tour πŸš™ with Khun Mai πŸ§•πŸ½, the local expert & her hubby πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈaway from the busy Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™ to a famous province, Ayutthaya in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Let’s enjoy her visual πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ experience being captured ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ€©

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A little gift from the Nok Hook flea night πŸŒŒπŸŒƒ market πŸ›’πŸ› at Nonthaburi as little appreciation for being a great local expert

 

 

 

 

 

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Samut Sakhon ~ Hidden gem in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Hey all‼️ How have you spent your 2018 year end break❓⁉️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»Β would like to sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ about her 2018 year end travelling πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ‘ŸπŸ§’ with Take Me Tour, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Pick 1️⃣ ~Β Samut Sakhon from Bangkok: Salt Farm Tour & Homemade Seafood ~Β 

Yes βœ…, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has booked πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’ more than a tour…do stay tune for her next blogging ya πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

Actually not just a wide variety of day tours, Take Me Tour also providing private car πŸš—πŸš™ airport transfer ✈️, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has booked πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ… for a few & really impressed πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€© with its reliable, safe & comfy ride πŸš—πŸš™ to/ from Don MueangΒ International Airport ✈️

Do consider for your convenience especially with night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒπŸ›¬ arrival ya

Before she πŸ‘©πŸ» has decided on this tour, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has read πŸ“– about the local expert of this said tour named Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ who has introduced herself as a wanderer in this small village & then become a close friend to many villagers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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During the tour, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has observed that Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ really having a great πŸ‘πŸ» relationship with the villagers πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« & communicating well πŸ—£πŸ‘₯πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯ with them. Definitely a strong healthy bonding πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€ & friendship being built, bravo πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» to her πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈβ€ΌοΈ

She πŸ‘©πŸ» also truly believes that Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈhas chosen βœ… to lead this day tour to introduce to all guests πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« about this small village in a less travelledΒ  province ~ Samut Sakhon, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ i.e. from the salt water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ gate, mangrove forest 🌳🌳 , salt farm, home made seafoods πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ etc.

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ also aims to help to boost ⬆️ the economy of this small village & increase ⬆️ the earning power πŸ’° of the villagers πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ here especially during the raining β˜”οΈπŸŒ§ season where most of the salt farmers here will be experiencing the low ⬇️ salt harvesting

Hmm…How’s this day tour thoughout❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» woke up early that morning πŸ”…πŸ”† & went for a local Thai “bak kut teh” breakfast πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ , a non-halal dish ~ herb pork πŸ–πŸ·πŸ½ soup 🍲πŸ₯£ served with riceΒ πŸ›πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ It’s just a stall outside of a local Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘«‘s home 🏠🏑 & within walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ distance fromΒ her hotel 🏒 namedΒ Bangkok Loft InnΒ 

This hotel 🏒 is located atπŸ“55 Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Rd., Bangyeerua, Thonburi, Bangkok 10600, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ A nice πŸ‘πŸ» comfy stay πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½with its strategic locationπŸ“ i.e. 5️⃣mins walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ distance to the Wongwian Yai BTS skytrain station πŸš‰, very convenient πŸ†—πŸ†’ More details for your hotel booking πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’ via 🌐 http://www.bangkokloftinn.com/Β 

After breakfast πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ˜‹πŸ€€, she πŸ‘©πŸ» then proceeded πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈto take the BTS skytrain 🚊 from Wongwian Yai station πŸš‰Β Oppsss…Too early arrival πŸ”…πŸ”† atΒ BTS stationΒ named Wutthakat πŸš‰, not because of the time difference ya…

Yesβœ…, she was about 1️⃣ hour early from meet up @ 9️⃣am to meet up with Khun HansaΒ πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ as stated in her Take Me Tour booking πŸ“Œ Just too excited πŸ˜† for the day tour, Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh πŸ˜†πŸ˜‚ at her ya

Yeah‼️ A very niceΒ πŸ‘πŸ»Β morningΒ πŸ”…πŸ”†Β view with riverΒ πŸ’¦πŸ’§, long boatΒ πŸ›ΆΒ & watΒ β›©Β from the BTS stationΒ πŸš‡Β during her wait for the meet up πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Hmm…She πŸ‘©πŸ» was a bit lazy, else she would have walkπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈto visit this wat Β β›©Β nearby that morning πŸ”…πŸ”† Instead she πŸ‘©πŸ» seated down in the BTS station πŸš‰ & then logged in to her social medias πŸ“± & catching up with her friends & family members πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬Β with her new πŸ†• Β Thai simcard named DTAC , more details via 🌐 https://www.dtac.co.th/en/move-to-dtac/

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ was early to arrive too, so both πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ then started this day tour slightly early that the scheduled time of 9️⃣am

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ is so friendly & shares the same travel passion as SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ», hence lots of common interest to chit chat πŸ—£πŸ‘€ about during their approximately 30mins journey πŸš™ to Samut Sakhon province, also known by the locals as “Maha Chai” πŸ˜€

Both happily πŸ˜ƒ exchanged lots of respective travel stories, always a nice πŸ‘πŸ» meet & catch up with a travel lover during travel journeys 😁

As you have reading πŸ“– her earlier blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ here, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has visited plenty of mangrove parks 🌳🌳 in her home country ~ Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

However, this is SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»‘s 1️⃣st visit to a Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­‘s natural coastal mangrove forest 🌳🌳,Β a home to a wide variety of birds πŸ¦…πŸ¦ & mudskippers 🐟🐟 & along the Gulf of Thailand πŸŒŠπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Oppsss…The mudskippers 🐟🐟 here are fat & huge, it was high tides 🌊 during her visit, so not able ❌ to note the colourful Hermit crabs πŸšπŸ¦€crawling on the muddy field 😌☺️

Not to missed a visit to its mini museum / perhaps more to a conservation project centre πŸ’šπŸ’š with a collection of whale πŸ‹πŸ³ skeletons, details about some small animals lived in this forest 🌳🌳 before as well asΒ some its on-going marine conservation initiatives πŸŒŠπŸ’šπŸ’š here i.e. mangrove trees planting 🌳🌳, a bamboo πŸŽπŸŽ‹ border project to avoid further water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ & soil erosion to this forest 🌳🌳 etc.

These eco πŸ’šπŸ’š sustainable initiatives aim to buidling the bamboo borders πŸŽπŸŽ‹ within the mangrove forest 🌳🌳 were observed by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» during her visit to protect the mangroves 🌳 being sapling from the sea waves 🌊 ‘ destruction, then soil erosion πŸ˜§πŸ˜²πŸ™ƒ

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ also into eco tourism πŸ’š & a green person as SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»,Β so they have more conversational topics πŸ—£πŸ‘€ Ha…Ha…it’s rare to meet a new friend πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ with similar travel & conservation passionate πŸ˜‰

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has shared a recent sad πŸ˜” news πŸ—žπŸ“° of the high ⬆️ potential of the de-gazette ❌ of Pulau Kukup Johor National Park 🌴 to Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ during this day tour, you may check out this said dissappointingΒ πŸ˜”Β online newsΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ—žπŸ“°Β via 🌐https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/12/05/why-did-johor-quietly-degazette-pulau-kukup-national-park-asks-lawyers/

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has wrote πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ about this Pulau Kukup Johor National Park 🌴 via link 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/02/18/traveloguemalaysia-pulau-kukup-tanjung-piai/

Guess what❓⁉️

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈnot just a great πŸ‘πŸ» local expert in sharing her knowledge about this village, she is also a great photographer πŸ“Έ

Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» for theΒ beautiful 😍 photos πŸ“Έ of SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» during this mangrove forest 🌳🌳 walkπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈya πŸ€—

Next, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈΒ also brought her to a local cafe πŸ½β˜•οΈΒ (Hmm…In Thai name which SiennyLovesDrawing is unable to share the name, refer photo below for the cafe details) by her friend named Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ & her adorable shy daughter named Minnie πŸ‘§πŸ» It was a pleasure to meet them & had a quick chit chat about Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ’s recent visit to her orchard plantation 🌱🌿 in Central of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ , she plants 🌱🌿 for macadomia nuts πŸ₯œ , coffee trees β˜•οΈπŸŒ³, pineapples 🍍 etc. Love πŸ’— all the photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“± shared by Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, you will definitely note her passion in plantations πŸ’—πŸŒ±πŸŒΏ

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This cafe πŸ½β˜•οΈ is locatedπŸ“next to a river πŸ’¦πŸ’§, it’s really relaxing 😌 to dine 🍽 here to enjoy πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ the canal view. She πŸ‘©πŸ» had a Thai tea ice stick β˜•οΈπŸ¦as well as try stir fried fresh vegetables πŸ₯— planted by Joy πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ with sardines 🐟, yummy delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€β€ΌοΈ

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» has observed during the car πŸš™ journey towards the salt farm that some of the farmers πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ here busy hand picking cockles 🐚 in the farms πŸ˜„

Yeah‼️ Next, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has proceeded to visit the salt farm πŸ˜ƒ

Yes βœ…, the highlight ✨of this tour & she πŸ‘©πŸ» has been long awaited for. Hmm….Why❓⁉️

This is because she πŸ‘©πŸ» wanted to visit salt farm in Kampot village, Cambodia πŸ‡°πŸ‡­ during her Phnom Penh trip in Nov. However, due to a last mins plan, no ❌ hotel available 🏒 as it was the annual water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ festival celebration πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ , so SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» was forced to cancel ❌ the Kampot visit plan, hence no ❌ chance to have her 1️⃣st visit to a salt farm πŸ˜ŒπŸ˜”

Everything happens for a reason, then this Take Me Tour booking πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ›’βœ… has now fulfilled πŸ†’πŸ†— her wish to visit a salt farm, so happy πŸ˜ƒβ€ΌοΈ

Salt farming is seasonal & visiting during the dry season between January to April would capture the best view πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜

Sea water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ is 1️⃣st being pumping into the farms.Β  Then, the sea water πŸ’¦πŸ’§will be evaporated over a period of time, the layers of salt will be manually collected by the salt farmers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has met with the salt farmers πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«’ family, learnt & discovered how the salt formed & also enjoy a home cooked lunch 🍽🍴with the top πŸ‘†πŸ»notch salt & fresh seafood πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ served from the salt farm to table πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Do click in☝🏻to SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»’s IG photos album πŸ“Έ of her salt farm visit & delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ home cooked seafood dining ya πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ

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Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) as @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» had a great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ (also photographer πŸ“Έ) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» @girlslovetravel . . βœ… Mangrove forest 🌳🌳with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading πŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference πŸ’—) . . βœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please don’t waste the sweats πŸ’¦πŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeah‼️ Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled ✌🏻as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time) . . βœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about salt . . βœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes πŸ‘€ πŸ‘πŸ‘, definitely good eye sights πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘€required . . βœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Freshness the top πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»by just steam the seafood β™¨οΈπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ Her 1️⃣st experience of eating the seepweed leaves 🌿🌿(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple πŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1️⃣ of her photo πŸ“Έ . . More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, link 🌐 at profile . . Interested❓⁉️ Enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for your 1️⃣st booking via 🌐 http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y πŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #bloggers #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Curious πŸ€” about the home-cooked dishes that she πŸ‘©πŸ» has enjoyed πŸ˜‹πŸ€€β“β‰οΈ

Salt-Baked Seafood ~ Flower crab πŸ¦€ , prawns 🦐 & sea bass 🐟

What’s the best πŸ‘πŸ»way to enjoy fresh seafoodsπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸβ“β‰οΈ

Of course not ❌ to fried them, but to steamed them β™¨οΈπŸ’¦πŸ’§

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Hmm…Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has just learnt a new πŸ†• home cooked style i.e. to salt-baked the fresh seafoods πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ

Her 1️⃣st salt-baked dining experience πŸ½πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ & she πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— so much as she gets to taste the original sweetness of the seafoods πŸ‘πŸ»

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How to eat the flower crab πŸ¦€ the local way πŸ½πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­β“β‰οΈ

Do click in☝🏻to this short clip Β πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯Β captured while Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ was explaining to her how to enjoy crab πŸ¦€ the local Thai way πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ½πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

She πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— this dish the most as she loves to enjoy fresh seafoods πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ

Ohh ya…No need ❌ to worry as this salt-baked style will not make the seafoods taste too salty to dine ya πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Fresh & tasty delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ , she has missed this dish the most from this day tourβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜€

You may opt to enjoy the seafoods either by dipping with the home made spicy 🌢 sauce or not

Seepweed Leaf Salad πŸ₯— with Sauteed Dried Shrimps 🦐

This seepweed aka suaeda plants 🌿 only grow next to a salt farm, wow πŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ

Another 1️⃣st tasting πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ experience of this green vegetable 🌿πŸ₯—, actually not just green, it’s also in purple colour πŸ’œ

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The darker the purple πŸ’œ of the seepweed 🌿, it signifies the higher ⬆️ of the salt concentrate as observed from her salt farm visit πŸ˜‰

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Guess what❓⁉️

A special local Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ way to enjoy this salad πŸ₯— dish, do click in☝🏻for a short clipΒ πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯Β captured from Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ’s demo during the lunch🍽🍴

The coconut 🌴πŸ₯₯ milk πŸ₯› & lime juice πŸ‹ blends well πŸ‘πŸ» with the seepweed🌿πŸ₯—, then the crispy crunchy dried shrimp 🦐 add the boost ⬆️ to its overall taste in a spoonful πŸ₯„ So satisfied to enjoy this salad πŸ₯—πŸ€€πŸ˜‹

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Seepweed 🌿 Leaf Curry with Oysters πŸ›πŸš

Very appetitive 🀀 curry fragrance to enjoy, especially the fresh oysters 🐚 taste so sweet in this curryπŸ›

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» not really an oyster fan, however she loves πŸ’— the original sweetness of the fresh oysters in this dish πŸšπŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Fried Rice 🍚 with Crab πŸ¦€ Roes

It served with a small bowl of spicy 🌢 seafood dipping sauce, specially for spicy lovers ❀️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has enjoyed the original taste of this fried rice 🍚 , as you all are aware she is never a spicy lover ❌🌢

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Fresh vegetables πŸ₯—πŸ₯’ & fresh Thai mangoes served with sea salt dip too

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After satisfied delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ tasty local homemade seafood lunch πŸ½πŸ΄πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ served, she went to have a walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈin the salt farm with Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Ohh ya…A reminder πŸ“Œ for sun β˜€οΈπŸŒž protection during this tour, do wear comfy clothing πŸ‘šπŸ‘–, bring a hat πŸ‘’/ cap 🧒, sun β˜€οΈπŸŒž screen, sun glasses πŸ•Ά, sandals πŸ‘‘/ washable shoes πŸ‘Ÿ Or you may borrow from the salt farmers πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Definitely worth your time to enjoy a slow pace walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈin the salt farm, you will observe the a few of the salt farms with salt starting to crystallize πŸ’ πŸ˜ Wow πŸ˜²β€ΌοΈ

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During her visit, no small pyramids πŸ”Ό of salt being piled up as it was in between dry β˜€οΈ & raining β˜”οΈπŸŒ§ season, so the salt harvesting not as great this season

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» also personally observed how the locals handpicked πŸ–πŸ» & performed the salt grading πŸ”’ too. Definitely great πŸ‘πŸ» eye sight πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ‘ is required for this manual process βœ…

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She πŸ‘©πŸ» also visited a traditional salt storage & learning how the salt farm is being formed & then harvested from the salt farmers/ local communities πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

Before you left the salt farm & headed back to Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™, you may shopping πŸ›’πŸ› for some salt products e.g. sea salt, soap etc. which produced by the locals as souvenirs 🎁 for friends & family members πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ is very friendly, willing to share & helpful as she has patiently helped SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» to ask❓& communicate πŸ—£πŸ‘₯ a numbers of questions❓❓in Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ to the villagers during this day tour πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘­

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Highly recommendedπŸ‘†πŸ»if you are looking for a quick getaway fromΒ Bangkok, a peaceful village, to observe & experiencing the local agriculture πŸ’š lifestyle at salt farm, then dining for fresh home cooked seafood πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ, this day tour would be your pick βœ…

You may experiencing a natural sea 🌊 salt foot πŸ‘£ spa here by just walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ in the salt farm bed with bare foot πŸ‘£

Do sign up βœ… this day tour with Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, it definitely worth your time 😍🀩

Truly an eye πŸ‘€πŸ‘πŸ‘ opening experience to discover & learnt much more about the secret of sea salt production as well as an exclusive ❀️ chance to savour the homemade seafood πŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸfrom salt farm prepared by the local villagersπŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has created her vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ about thisΒ perfect πŸ‘πŸ» slow pace private tour πŸš™ with Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ, the local expert with an escape from the busy Bangkok city πŸŒ†πŸ™to a less travelled province in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ , do enjoy her visual πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή experience captured ya 😍🀩

Are you now interested for a tour with local experiences, to support nature ecotourismΒ πŸ’šπŸ’šΒ & local communityΒ πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«β“β‰οΈ

If yes, do enjoy a 500 THB discount ⬇️ for yourΒ 1️⃣st booking via 🌐http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-yΒ πŸ˜€

Also welcome πŸ€— to check out SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β β€™s top contributorΒ πŸ‘†πŸ»Β account via 🌐https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingΒ forΒ her recent reviews on the Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ ’s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

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What a feast @siennylovesdrawing! β € Yeah‼️ Do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album (swipe left ➑️ for more) as @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» had a great πŸ‘πŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ (also photographer πŸ“Έ) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜β € .β € Places πŸ“πŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»β € .β € βœ… Mangrove forest 🌳🌳with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading πŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference πŸ’—)β € .β € βœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please don’t waste the sweats πŸ’¦πŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeah‼️ Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled ✌🏻as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time)β € .β € βœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about saltβ € .β € βœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes πŸ‘€ πŸ‘πŸ‘, definitely good eye sights πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘€requiredβ € .β € βœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ Freshness the top πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»by just steam the seafood β™¨οΈπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸŸ Her 1️⃣st experience of eating the seepweed leaves 🌿🌿(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple πŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1️⃣ of her photo πŸ“Έβ € .β € More updates πŸ“ŒπŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯πŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“, blog link 🌐 at profileβ € Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»Try it once & you will know ya πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜β€ https://buff.ly/2CC884d

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6 Must-Do Experiences in Phatthalung, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» had a short vacation πŸ›« recently to Phatthalung ΰΈžΰΈ±ΰΈ—ΰΈ₯ΰΈΈΰΈ‡ of Southern Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ It’s just approximately 2️⃣ hours road journey 🚌🚍 from Hatyai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

So, what’s the exciting places πŸ“πŸ“ in Phatthalung❓⁉️

Here you go, she is gonna sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ about the 6️⃣ must-do experiences πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»from her recent travel journey πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿ

1. Canoeing Rafting @ Longkang Chowdaw

Amazing colourful πŸ’šπŸ’œπŸ’— canoeing πŸš£πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸš£πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ rafting πŸ’¦πŸ’§ with green nature πŸ’šπŸŒ±πŸŒΏπŸŒ³ surroundings at both sides of the river πŸ’¦πŸ’§~ Nan Mot Daeng, Pah Phayom district, Phatthalung province. The river water πŸ’¦πŸ’§just so cooling & crystal πŸ’Ž clear which SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has observed fishes 🐟🐟 & seaweeds 🌿🌿 from above the water πŸ’¦πŸ’§during her canoeing journey πŸš£πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ˜

Hmm…Nan Mot Daeng❓⁉️ What it means❓⁉️

She has asked the local people πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­ & was explained that in local Thai dialect

  • β€œNan” means β€œKaeng” i.e. rapids
  • β€œMot Daeng” means red ants 🐜

According to the local Thai people πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ here, Nan Mot Daeng is a never-ending source for fishes 🐟🐟 Once they got the fish 🎣, they would cut the head & tail of the fish 🐟 Then, the smell of the fish 🐟 will attract numerous red ants 🐜 to feast on it 🐟 In this connection, the origin of the name β€œNan Mot Daeng” πŸ˜€

 

The rafting πŸ’¦πŸ’§distance of approximately 6️⃣km i.e. 2️⃣hours in total. She has enjoyed with friends πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ the canoeing πŸš£πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸš£πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ along the narrow stream through about 4️⃣0️⃣rapids with the difficulty between Levels 1️⃣ to 3️⃣ Not to worry as she was without great canoeing πŸš£πŸ»β€β™€οΈ skill & yet she really had great fun πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ Really highly recommended πŸ‘†πŸ» & not to be missed ya 🀩😎

At some strong currents flowing πŸ’¦πŸ’§ if the canoes were πŸš£πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸš£πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ being flipped upside-down β†•οΈπŸ”ƒπŸ”„ are considered normal, yes βœ… , it forms part of the fun πŸ€£πŸ˜†

Guess what❓⁉️

In the middle of the river πŸ’¦πŸ’§, you may stop πŸ›‘βœ‹ by for resting at a local 7-11 stall πŸ˜€ She has enjoyed a local berries πŸ’πŸ’

You may enjoy canoeing πŸš£πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸš£πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ rafting here all year long, no specific season, however if raining πŸŒ§β˜”οΈ season, the water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ level will be higher & certain rapids would be rougher to enjoy the excitement πŸ€£πŸ˜†

You may consider here for hotel accommodation πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has enjoyed a comfy stay here with friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘­

 

Not to be missed‼️ Definitely 1️⃣ of the best πŸ‘πŸ» rafting experiences she had thus far πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

AddressπŸ“: ΰΈ₯ΰΈ²ΰΈ™ΰΈ‚ΰΉˆΰΈ­ΰΈ’ ΰΈ›ΰΉˆΰΈ²ΰΈžΰΈ°ΰΈ’ΰΈ­ΰΈ‘ ΰΈžΰΈ±ΰΈ—ΰΈ₯ΰΈΈΰΈ‡, Ban Pa Phayom, Phatthalung, Thailand
Operating hoursπŸ•–: 7am to 8.30pm for hotel reception (Note: Suggest not ❌ to have rafting πŸ’¦πŸ’§ after 5️⃣pm, else too dark 🌌 to be back)
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/pg/longkangchomdaw/

2. Sunrise πŸŒ… @ Sripakpra Resort Thalenoi 🏑🏑

Definitely worth✌🏻an early wake up πŸŒ„ & travel to here waiting for the sunrise πŸŒ… moment

 

A peaceful beautiful morning πŸ”…πŸ”† to enjoy the Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ style porridge breakfast 🍳πŸ₯£β˜•οΈ served here

The resort staff πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈmay demonstrate to you & its guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ on how this Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ traditional huge net fishing 🎣🐟 named “Yok Yor” akaΒ Lift net is working, do feel free πŸ†“ to request & then experience it. For sure, you will learn more about the traditional Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ fishermen πŸ‘¬πŸŽ£πŸŸ lifestyle πŸ˜‰

You may opt to stay πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½ here for its quiet peaceful & beautiful 😍🀩 surrounding, however she πŸ‘©πŸ» has yet to & hence unable to share her stay experience ☺️ Perhaps her next visit to Phatthalung then ✌🏻

AddressπŸ“: Sripakpra Boutique Resort, 222 Moo 4, Tambol Panangtung, Khuan Khanun, 93150 Phatthalung, Thailand
Website🌐: http://andacura.com/sripakpra.html
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Sripakpra/

3. Boat Ride πŸ›Ά @ Thale Noi Waterfowl Park 🌸

Thale Noi is the largest waterfowl reserve in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ & under the care responsibility by the Royal Forestry Department of Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ It covers 450 sqkm which consists ofΒ 94% land 🏞 & the remaining sea water area πŸ’¦πŸ’§Β The sea 🌊 is 5️⃣km wide &Β 6️⃣km long with an average depth of 1.2 m, allΒ covered with assorted flora e.g. lotus, bulrush, reed & grass used for thatching πŸ’πŸŒΈπŸŒΏπŸŒ± There are more than 187 species of waterfowls 🌸🌸, migratory & indigenous birds πŸ¦…πŸ¦ that make their home at Thale Noi

 

The best πŸ‘πŸ» time to study flora & fauna here would be from Oct toΒ March when there is an abundance of birds πŸ¦…πŸ¦ & pink lotus 🌸🌸 in full bloom 😍 cover the reserve. You have to visit the villages & observe the reed mat hand πŸ‘πŸ» making etc. Do shopping πŸ›’ for souvenirs πŸŽπŸ› The pricing πŸ’± absolutely reasonable πŸ†—

There is a careful control of eco-tourism in Thale Noi in order to minimize ⬇️ impact on the environment because it’s the 1️⃣st world πŸ—Ί 🌍 ramsar aka wetland siteΒ in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ It aims to preserve the sustainable ecology πŸ’šπŸ”„ as well as 1️⃣ of theΒ most important nature study centres πŸ’š

All tourists πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« can take a boat ride πŸ›Ά from its pier βš“οΈ & then go on 2️⃣ routes;

  • 1️⃣st route for all tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ with services provided by the Thale Noi community πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«
  • 2️⃣nd route for the academics & nature study by requesting permission βœ… & guide from the reserve official πŸ‘πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

AddressπŸ“:Β Thale Noi Waterfowl Reserve, Khun Khanun District,Β Phatthalung, Thailand
Operating hoursπŸ•–: 8am to 5pm
FB:Β ΰΈŠΰΈΈΰΈ‘ΰΈŠΰΈ™ΰΈšΰΉ‰ΰΈ²ΰΈ™ΰΈ—ΰΈ°ΰΉ€ΰΈ₯ΰΈ™ΰΉ‰ΰΈ­ΰΈ’ – The Thale Noi Village, Phatthalung Thailand

4. Boat Cruising πŸ›Ά in Tham Nam Yen Cave 🏞, Khao Chaison ΰΉ€ΰΈ‚ΰΈ²ΰΈŠΰΈ±ΰΈ’ΰΈͺΰΈ™Β 

A new πŸ†• tourist destination πŸ“ at Khao Chaison & was told it opens for tourists πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« since 2️⃣ years ago

This cave 🏞 visit must use a boat πŸ›Ά for 4️⃣ pax each as the tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­ need to lying down on the boat πŸ›Ά during the cave 🏞 visit due to the narrow cave space at certain parts within the cave ☺️

There are many fruit bats πŸ¦‡πŸ¦‡ inside this cave, not to worry as the bats do not disturb the tourists πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« from her recent cave exploration journey πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ

A must visit to enjoy this beautiful natural cave 🏞 Boat πŸ›Ά & cave admissionΒ fees 🎟 are required. You may provide tipping πŸ’° for the boat guides πŸ›ΆπŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ for their πŸ‘πŸ» boat skills for your safe narrow cave visiting

Hmm…During her visit, she noted that the boat guides πŸ›ΆπŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ here only speaking a little English, in fact very limited. Hence, suggest foreign tourists to have a Thai & English speaking tour guide πŸ‘πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ‘πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ to accompany your cave 🏞 visit, then you will get the tour explanation clearly & learn better about this beautiful 😍🀩 cave 🏞 from the Thai-English translation

Do enjoy this clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» of her fantastic 😍🀩 cave exploration ya πŸžπŸ›Ά

 

AddressπŸ“: Than Nam Yen Cave (Within walking distance from the hot spring), Khao Chaison District,Β Phatthalung, Thailand
Operating hoursπŸ•–: 8.30am to 5pm
FB🌐:Β https://www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/Than-Nam-Yen-hot-spring–7280

5. Paddy Field 🌿🌱 Visit @ Napokae

Do drop by here to learn more the traditional lifestyle of Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ farmers πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎ in Phatthalung

It’s surrounding with lots of natural woodπŸšͺ& bamboo πŸŽπŸŽ‹huts i.e. mini paddy museum πŸ› with lots of traditional farming tools, souvenir shops πŸ›’πŸ›πŸŽ, cafe β˜•οΈπŸ₯€πŸΉetc.

You may spot some scarecrows πŸ‘Ύ within the green πŸ’š paddy field 🌿🌱 as the farmers πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŒΎπŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸŒΎ use them to scare & chase away the crows πŸ¦…πŸ¦‰πŸ¦ for not eating their paddy plants 🌿🌱 In a way to protect & ensure successful rice 🍚 harvesting

Let’s enjoy a sip of local coffee πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­β˜•οΈ, read a book πŸ“– & enjoy the green πŸ’š 🌿🌱 paddy field scenery 😍🀩

AddressπŸ“: 456 ΰΈ«ΰΈ‘ΰΈΉΰΉˆΰΈ—ΰΈ΅ΰΉˆ 6 ΰΈ•ΰΈ³ΰΈšΰΈ₯ฑะกอกเหนือ Amphoe Khuan Khanun, Chang Wat Phatthalung 93150, Thailand
Operating hoursπŸ•–: 8.30am to 5.30pm
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/NAPOKAE/

6. Phatthalung Governors Residence

It was declared πŸ“ŒπŸ“œ to be national historical site πŸ“in 1983 by The Fine Arts Department πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

Originally, it was a government old palace πŸ›πŸ€΄πŸ»named Wang Kao in Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ language, 3️⃣ adjoining Thai houses, built in the time of Phraya Phatthalung i.e. Noi Chantharotchanawong in Thai language when he was the Provincial Governor.Β This palace πŸ›πŸ€΄πŸ» then became a property of Mrs. Praphai Mutamara, the daughter of Luang Si Worachat πŸ‘ΈπŸ»

A new πŸ†• palace πŸ›πŸ€΄πŸ»named Wang Mai in Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ language was built in 1889 by Phraya Aphaiborirakchakrawichitphiphitphakdi i.e. Net Chantharotchanawong, the son of Phraya Phatthalung. The Chantharotchanawong family has then donated this palace πŸ›πŸ€΄πŸ»to the Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ Government

Admission fee 🎟 is required

AddressπŸ“: Mueang District, Phatthalung 93150, Thailand
Operating hoursπŸ•–: Wed to Sun, 9am to 4pm
Website 🌐:Β https://www.tourismthailand.org/Attraction/Phatthalung-Governors-Residence–5737

A group photo πŸ“Έ of this short but amazing trip😍🀩, will be back πŸ›« toΒ Phatthalung for sure‼️

So, interested to visit Phatthalung, Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ too❓⁉️

Do check out more details via
Website🌐: Phatthalung Province Administrative Organisation
FB: Thai-ASEAN Halal Tourism & Trade Association

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Yeah‼️SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ» really feeling blessedπŸ˜‡πŸ™ to be exclusively invitedπŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ to be part of the media teamπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“for Southern Peace Media Club (SPMC)Β of ThailandπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ in OctπŸ˜ƒ

GuessΒ  what❓⁉️

It’s her 1️⃣st international travel collaboration, bravo on her achievementβ—οΈπŸ‘πŸ»This definitely a money can’t buy recognition to her bloggingπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ passion☺️

Still rememberedπŸ€”she departed from KL, MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ at 9️⃣am with comfy bus🚌from Smile Vision HolidaysΒ & Khalifakota Travel (whole trip managementπŸ‘πŸ») approximately 8️⃣hours road trip & arrived Betong Boarding Post at 5.15pm (ThaiπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­local time 4.15pm).

How did she spent her time during the long journey❓⁉️

Ha…Ha…She sleptπŸ˜΄πŸ’€comfortably with her hoodie onπŸ™‚

Collected her media tag prepared by SPMC (special thank youπŸ™for all great hospitality throughout this memorable media trip) when she 1️⃣st met the complete media team from MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ& ThailandπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­

This media trip covers 4️⃣major provinces of Southern ThailandΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ i.e. Yala, Narathiwat, Songkla & Pattani

SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ»is gonna sharing here about her favourite places visited

The Sea Of Mist @ Iyerweng

Yeah‼️Got a privilege to visit a new tourist spot i.e. The Sea of Mist @ Iyerweng😍

 

It is located in Than Mali village of subdistrict named Aiyoe Weng of Betong DistrictΒ inΒ Yala ProvinceΒ πŸ˜€

Wow‼️Above sea level of 2,038m on the Gunung Silipat (Microwave Mountain)β›°

Secret sharing with you all that a skywalk🌁will be built to welcome all touristsπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Waited for sunriseπŸŒ…& enjoyed the nice cooling🌬breeze cum awesome beautiful view of mist🌫 (Ohh…really worth her superb early waking up that morning🀩)

You will definitely snap lots of photosssπŸ“ΈπŸ“±, videosssπŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯, boomerangsssπŸ“², selfiesss 🀳, wefiesss with friends πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Then, enjoyed your breakfast 🍽 with the beautiful mist🌫 view nearby too

A must visit when you visit Southern Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­~ Betong district

How to get there❓⁉️

You may either engage a driverπŸš—πŸš™ to take Highway No. 410 Betong-Yala to intersection at KM33 & go along road entrance to Than Mali village, then drive up the hillβ›°for about 7️⃣km

Or contact Yala Tourism & Sport Office at β˜ŽοΈπŸ“žπŸ“±073-213722

There will be a new domestic airportπŸ›¬πŸ›«in Betong too, currently still in its constructionπŸ—in progress & estimated will be ready by July 2019😊

The world 🌎 πŸ—Ί largest ThaiπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ PostπŸ“❓⁉️ Nope, tallest to be exact


It is located at the Bell πŸ›Ž Tower intersection of Betong. It was built in 1924 before World War II as the communication post for the Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ locals, through the radio implanted on top of the box & the below mail slot. At present, a new mailboxπŸ“had been built in a larger size (9️⃣m tall) & is located at the City Convention Hall i.e. Sala Prachakhom & it attracts a large number of tourists who come to visit & snap photosπŸ“Έ

Ha…Ha…It has been erroneously given the title of the “world’s πŸ—Ί 🌎 largest” by at least some of the Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ locals here.Β It’s not, however, the “largest”, which was credited in 2012 by the Guinness Book of World Records to the mailboxπŸ“at Ube City at Yamaguchi Prefecture in JapanπŸ‡―πŸ‡΅, due to its capacity of 68.484 cubic meters of lettersβœ‰οΈ & postcards🏞. Accurately, it is the largest mailboxπŸ“ in Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Β 


Oppss….SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ» doesn’t manage to send a postcard🏞 from here (Sigh…wasted the golden chance though…moreover she lovesπŸ’— postcardsss🏞…cry cry😭…)

The clockπŸ•™ tower of Betong District

MosqueπŸ•Œ without nails & screws, amazing!!

It is Taloh Manoh MosqueΒ πŸ•Œ aka Masjid Wadil-Husen because being pioneered by Wan Husen Us-Sanavi, the author of the handwrittenπŸ–‹Al-QuranπŸ“–. It located in Bacho District ofΒ Narathiwat Province

More than 300 years, it was traditionally built using old building tools e.g. hopea tree🌳 , local timber named Mai Takien with wooden bolts & pins. It consists of 2️⃣ adjacent buildings built in a mixture of local Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­, Chinese (its top dome is similar to a Chinese pavilion) & Malay architectural styles.

Do enjoy a video clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯by Dboy Studio, a media member from this trip😊

SiennyLovesDrawing & her media friendsπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬were on a tram πŸš‹ with the ThaiπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­police πŸ‘πŸ» escort (She felt like a superb VVIP😜😝) in discovering the city πŸŒ‡, mosquesΒ πŸ•Œ & its Chinatown β›©Β ofΒ Pattani Province

Do enjoy the freeπŸ†“ city tour by tramπŸš‹. There are 6️⃣ times a day i.e. 9️⃣am, πŸ”Ÿam, 1️⃣1️⃣am, 1️⃣pm, 2️⃣pm & 3️⃣pm from the old city wall/ museum. Each takes about 4️⃣5️⃣mins.

Pattani Central MosqueπŸ•Œ


This is 1️⃣ of the most beautiful mosqueπŸ•Œ in ThailandπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ built in 1954 with 9️⃣years of construction.

Guess what❓⁉️

With its big dome in the centre, 4️⃣ surrounding small domes with minarets & a big pond right in front of the mosque,Β its architecture quite western style & with a similarity to the famous Taj Mahal of IndiaπŸ‡πŸ‡³ . Don’t you think soβ“πŸ€”

The graveyard of Lim To Khieng’s poor sister❓

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Hmm…Who is Lim To Khieng❓⁉️

From SiennyLovesDrawing’s πŸ‘©πŸ» further reading πŸ“– after the trip, apparently he is one of the famous foreigner in Southern ThailandπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­with a story though…πŸ€“


It set in a small very kitsch Chinese garden with a sitting area, well looked after

This is 1️⃣ of the popular destinations for Chinese πŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ & Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ touristsπŸ‘πŸ»


His sister named Lim Ko Niao was upset😒as her brother, Lim To Khieng didn’t keep his promise to return to ChinaπŸ‡¨πŸ‡³ . Hence, she hung herself on the cashew nut tree🌲 & then being buried here by her brotherπŸ˜” 😞

The Pattani’s ThaiπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ locals built this place as a shrineβ›©to commemorate her & carved the tree 🌲where she hung herself in the shape of her figure


SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ» has paid her respectπŸ™ during her visiting here

Lim To Khieng’s half built mosque πŸ•Œβ“? (aka Krue Se Mosque)

Guess what❓⁉️

It located right beside his sister’s graveyard


This mosque πŸ•Œ is said to have been built during the reign of King Naresuan the Great (1578 – 1593)

ItsΒ most important element i.e. its large & domed roof,Β  however was never completed in its construction. It was reportedly because of a power struggle between the Sultan of Pattani & his brother at the time of constructionπŸ˜πŸ˜²


It was also once said it was being cursed by Lim Ko Niao, hence even with many attempts, construction never able to be completed😯😧

Tanjong Pauh ~ Just for its delicious yummy dried salted fish 🐟

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She impressed with the hygience way of producing the dried salted fishes🐟🐟 here, all covered during its drying process under the sunny πŸŒžβ˜€οΈday

Don’t miss your chance to visit this fishing 🎣village in Pattani & buy a tail of its famous freshly made Ikan Masin Kurau 🐟(meaning salted fish in Bahasa Melayu)

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Southern Thailand, https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/

Have you tried salted fish beforeπŸŸβ“

Highly recommended by SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ» as she really enjoyed during the live cooking cum sampling tasting during her visitπŸ½πŸ˜‹

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Southern Thailand, https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/

She was amazed with the big size of a tail of Ikan Masin Kurau🐟

Do enjoy video clipπŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή by Dboy Studio where SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & 2️⃣ other media friends were sharing their experiences

Samila Beach πŸπŸ–Β 

Love πŸ’• πŸ’— the clean beach 🏝 πŸ– here

It is a must landmark for the Songkhla Mermaid πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈ aka Golden Mermaid πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈ statute & officially named asΒ Nang Nguek Thong, whenever visiting to Songkhla Province


This bronze statue was created by Chirt Buabutr, a former director of Poh Chang School of Arts, Bangkok in 1966 at a cost of 6️⃣0️⃣k Thai baht. It actually followed the example ofΒ  the famedΒ Little Mermaid πŸ§œβ€β™€οΈ statute in Copenhagen, Denmark i.e. its city’s symbol since 1913.

She observed that this statute is with flower garlands from the ThaiπŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ locals as they believe their prayersπŸ™to her were answered. It was once reported in Thailand newsΒ πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­πŸ—žπŸ“°that it was never intended for prayers😯

Would like to share a live recordingπŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ with SiennyLovesDrawing’s πŸ‘©πŸ» short interview at NBT Yala, a Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­TV channel (Note: In Bahasa Melayu, without English subtitles)

Sharing here a nice videoπŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ recorded by the media team from Bernama News Channel (Note: In Bahasa Melayu, without English subtitles)
https://youtu.be/7c9mC2Hl7KI

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ» is gonna bloggingπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“separately about her Southern Thai πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­foodsπŸ₯˜πŸ½πŸ˜‹journey then

Sneak peak of her food bloggingπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ including dinner @Tuan Kitchen🍽restaurant withΒ Betong special cum favourite cuisines ~ Ayam BetongπŸ”πŸ“ & Cha Koi with pandan kaya etc. πŸ˜ƒ

Do stay tune yaπŸ˜‹πŸ˜‹

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