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WATER: A Musical Presented by Somerset Music & Chin San Sooi

Do you all recall SiennyLovesDrawing’s earlier sharing 👩🏻👩🏻‍💻✍🏻 here about Raising Conservation Awareness with Water 💦 : A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ presented by Somerset Music & Mr Chin San Sooi from her media attendance at its press launch earlier somewhere in Aug❓⁉️

You may read her earlier full story via 🌐  https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/09/05/raising-conservation-awareness-with-water-a-musical/

This musical ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼ is supported by the Environmental Protection Society of Malaysia 🇲🇾 as an interactive musical play. All audiences were encouraged to engage with the cast members by joining in the discussion by sharing responses 🗣️👥👤, singing ğŸŽ¤ğŸ‘„ & dancing 💃🕺 throughout the play

WATER 💦 has always been a medium through which the most catastrophic disasters are portrayed ie. Floods 🌊, droughts, landslides, forest fires 🔥🌳, water-borne diseases, water pollution etc. WATER 💦 maybe just next to air is the most important element to living on earth ğŸŒŽ for all. So, this musical ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼Â  tittle to better compel the attention of all to safeguard & protect the planet that we all are living on currently ğŸ’•ğŸŒŽ

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So, the synopsis of this musical is very simple to achieve the educational & awareness of flora fauna conservation messaging to the audiences. It’s about in a forest 🌳🌳 clearing, tiger 🐅 🐯 & the other animals (Mouse deer 🦌  , elephant 🐘🐘,  Warthog 🐗, monkey 🐵🐵) gather to discuss human’s destruction of the environment. Yes ✅, it was discussed how the humans plunder the forest 🌳🌳, the animals’ home & the effects of that on the environment with the subsequent tainting of the waterways, also seek the responses from the audiences on the negative impacts ie. The result of human wanting things they don’t need. The human supposedly to live with the surrounding environment, then to balance the explosion or greed of their needs. For example, the deforestation of the National Park in Pahang, Malaysia 🇲🇾

There are a total of 8️⃣ songs in this 1️⃣ hour musical ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼,

  • Little Drops of Water
  • I am a Vegetarian ~ Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻💕 loves the lyrics of this song led by Madam Elephant 🐘cast member of this musical
  • So You See
  • Its My Turn
  • Turn All Around
  • How to Cook A Wildboar ~ The interactiveness with audiences just cute hand gestures from their respective seats 👍🏻 led by Mr Warthog cast member of this musical
  • I Shall Survive
  • Virus Homo Erectus ~ If SiennyLovesDrawing remembered correctly, this was the song that her little niece happily accepted Ms Monkey 👧🏻🤝🏻🐵 cast member invitation by holding her hands to the stage to join the sing & dance 😃😁👍🏻 Do check out her TikTok clip captured of this said interactiveness via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7147314048391056667
  • Precious Water ~ Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻💕 loves this song the most, especially the chorus

This time, SiennyLovesDrawing would like to share her impressive love to this musical from her audience attendance with her little niece this recent weekend 👩🏻💕👧🏻👏🏻👍🏻 It’s absolutely a great weekend spent

Yes ✅, truly a great 👍🏻 musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ attended as #proudaunt SiennyLovesDrawing & her little niece really enjoyed this Water 💦 : A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ Bravo to the play director, music composer, cast members, head gear designer & all crew members involved in this musical 👏🏻🙌🏻💕

Do check out her happy musical weekend #proudaunt bonding moment with her little niece TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐, you will sure observe how interactive throughout the musical, as well as the nice songs composed in this musical ğŸ’•ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ğŸ‘ğŸ»

The Black Box theatre of DPAC open for audiences to enter 15mins before the musical scheduled time. 🆓 seating arrangement. At the entrance, each audience is given an animal card, it’s not just as a souvenir ğŸŽ from the musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼, instead it formed part of the interaction during the show, wow 😲🤩

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If you’re holding a monkey 🐵 card, you suppose to join in the interaction when being asked by monkey cast member & so on for each of the animals in the musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼Â  SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was given with a monkey 🐵 card while her little niece was given with an elephant 🐘 card 😃😁

Before the musical starts, Mr Chin San Sooi has reminded all audiences to wear mask 😷 throughout the whole musical. From SiennyLovesDrawing’s observation as 1️⃣ of the excited audience, 💯% compliance ✅ gained from all responsible audiences #kitajagakita 👍🏻

When the musical 1️⃣st started, all the cast members appeared on stage with bright smiles 😁 & wore on their respective animal’s head gear designed 🪖, in white tee 🤍 & blue jeans 👖to signify their living in a forest 🌳🌳 It was like back to a traditional theater personally to SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 where the focus all aims on the storyline, songs, cast members’ discussion, instead of technology or LED effects of a fancy high tech stage. Even the projections were very simple & straightforward to address the messages discussed on animals conservation & pollution matters. Absolutely a job well done 👍🏻 as this musical play did conveyed clear & engaged messaging to all audiences

The interactiveness between the cast members & the audiences very encouraging & really touching SiennyLovesDrawing’s heart ❤️

Especially when she observed her little niece from being shy at the beginning, next joined the hand gestures with the cast members on her seat 💺, then accepted a personal invitation by a cast member, Ms Monkey 🐵 to her, she then hold her hands 👧🏻🤝🏻 🐵 to join her on the stage to dance & sing together. Wow 😲🙌🏻👍🏻

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Not just that, many kids 👦🏻👧🏻🧒🏻 (Including special kids from NASOM) also joined the cast members to sing & dance together, truly excitement gained from the interactions during the musical. A creative & innovative way of hosting a musical, bravo 👏🏻👏🏻 Do keep up the good performing arts spirit & vibes, you all had an amazing musical done 👍🏻 SiennyLovesDrawing & her little niece really enjoyed it. Her little niece already kept asking when will be the next musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼, she wanna meet the Ms Monkey 🐵 again, lol 😆😆 Ms Monkey, if you’re reading here, you’ve gained a little fan ya 👧🏻💕🐵

SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed the ending part of this musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ where an introduction to all members involved in the success of this musical, including those behind the scene crew members. It’s really a great 👍🏻 way to share appreciation 🙏🏻🙏🏻to all

Also sharing to all audiences the preparation & behind the scenes stories, yes ✅, every success is never easy with lots of hard works. All the members involved in this Water: A Musical deserve a great applause 👏🏻👏🏻, you’ve done your very best , we look forward to your next musical 👍🏻 😃😁

Most of the audiences still stay on to take photos with the cast members before said good bye 👋🏻 & happy satisfied left the Black Box theatre

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Ohh ya…A little surprise to SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 when she flipped & read the Water 💦 : A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ booklet 📖 that her name, SiennyLovesDrawing was mentioned under the Acknowledgement page as part of the press & media members

Greatly appreciate it, it’s always a great 👍🏻 pleasure for SiennyLovesDrawing to support the local art talents with her blogging passion. A special thanks to Water 💦 : A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ for inviting & trusting her blogging passion to be part of your media team 🙏🏻🤝🏻🙌🏻👍🏻 Looking forward to your next musical & many more ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµğŸŽ¼

What To Eat In Sabah of Malaysia

Hey all 👋🏻☺️, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share about the food she has enjoyed during her Sabah trip this time, do hold your saliva 🤤 while reading her foodie story here ya

Ohh ya…When you’re at Kudat, must buy & enjoy this famous tasty prawn 🦐 crackers, absolutely addictive tasty to enjoy 😋🤤👍🏻 especially during road journey. A special thanks 🙏🏻💕 to Mr Tommy Soo, her tour guide from Borneo Exclusions for this yummy snack treat 😁

Do check out her FB albums posted on her recent Sabah travels via 📸🌐 https://www.facebook.com/siennylovesdrawing/posts/pfbid0ZDMHAhaGmYqvWuMmDbWeXULFXRZzbCmkwXLT9XuXX7dyMQzewNmpb64uqe2M6mpDl & 📸🌐 https://www.facebook.com/siennylovesdrawing/posts/pfbid0hTUKekAVLMxXLKie9P3fxuXwJmU6Z64iq1V1CtxC4qe7duzjn5ycX9Qmc3dXjWcul & 📸🌐 https://www.facebook.com/siennylovesdrawing/posts/pfbid0wJbxEQ8CQLnTL4QKdESdBoWWp5Aa79kqqJ8ym2bnkLYuh6mx1HyaHUkfrKZM8p4Jl

So, what to eat in Sabah❓⁉️

Kudat

James Tambakan Fish Farm 🍽️🐟

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing & her travel mates really enjoyed the healthy delicious yummy live & fresh seafood dishes, either steamed or boiled 😋🤤 after a 🔟mins boat ride 🛥️ from Kudat Esplanade Sidek ⚓ or Kudat Marina Jetty ⚓

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You can opt for fish snorkeling 🤿 & feeding fish 🐟🐠 here. Do check out her happy fish farm visit & fresh live seafood lunch enjoyment TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Address📍: 🔟mins boat ride 🛥️ from Esplanade Sidek or Kudat Marina Jetty

FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/jamesfishfarm/

Restaurant Hock Cheong 福昌 🍽️

She had a happy full tummy dinner here 👍🏻

This restaurant is a famous venue for wedding lunch or dinner opted by most of the local Sabahan in Kudat as it serves delicious 😋🤤 foods

All dinner dishes ordered so so yummy tasty 😋👍🏻 personally she enjoyed the butter prawn the most from this dinner

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Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ohJsqtrQCQfhmXMy8
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=154929537938987&__tn__=C-R

Rainbow 🌈 Kitchen / Rainbow 🌈Herbs

Her travelmates & herself enjoyed the breakfast served here, the well known dish serves here is Tom Yam soup 🍲

SiennyLovesDrawing has tried from her travel mate order & loves the creamy milky non spicy Tom Yam served here

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She has ordered the fish head noodles served here, she is not too into the flour coated of the fish when she chewed on the fish meat. However the soup really a good boiled & with typical Chinese style cooking 👍🏻

Do note that the serving portion here is smaller because it serves as breakfast ya ☺️

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/F4XygZFqvbruofhq8

Operating hours: 7am – 1.30pm

FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rainbow-Herbs-Kudat/428416687215555

Rungus Longhouse @ Bavanggazo village

She was here to meet Madam Agnes Angkung for Litai art making activity ~ It’s colour beads hand making accessories whether necklace, bracelet etc. The motif on the accessories is known as ‘Vinusak’ which means flower in the Rungus language

SiennyLovesDrawing so happy that she learnt this for the 1️⃣st time & got to make herself a pair of Litai earrings during this hand making workshop

Special thanks to Madam Agnes for her patience in guiding her during this hand making workshop. She is very friendly in her teaching & guiding. Highly recommended this workshop & read more via her earlier story ~ Arts In Sabah ~ via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/07/26/arts-in-sabah/

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She actually enjoyed the home cook Rungus cuisine as lunch here, yummy 😋🤤 tasty. She also gets to enjoy lunch with Madam Agnes & her family members here. Absolutely a memorable tasty lunch

Visitors may opt for a homestay in long house experience here with breakfast, lunch & hand making experience, can be a customized package ya

Her happy Litai hand making learning & enjoyed Rungus lunch TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/he3zVrnCV7LiYZQ56
Website🌐: https://www.sabahtourism.com/destination/kampung-bavanggazo-rungus-longhouse/

Keningau

Lai Pao Chicken Wings

Yeah‼️ Dropped by to takeaway the famous fried chicken wings ☺️

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Special thanks to Ms DG for her recommendation, SiennyLovesDrawing 1️⃣st time to enjoy a slightly sweet taste coated fried chicken wings here, it’s yummy tasty 😋🤤 to chew on the juicy tender bites, however just slightly oily, it’s still a nice try ya

Do check out for her TikTok clip ya 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Sk2cxa9Ec95kiims9

Website 🌐: https://laipaofriedchickenwing.business.site/

Kris Vin Delicatessen

She has enjoyed the famous Nasi Lemak with fried chicken 🍛🍗 & then takeaway some bakery items

Once stepped in, you will be welcome with buttery bakery smell, yes ✅, smells so good & tempting

Do check out for her happy breakfast time TikTok clip captured ya 📹🌐

She loves her takeaway choice of a yam bun & a slice of chocolate cake 🫓🍰 to enjoy during her road trip 😋👍🏻 during long car 🚗 ride to Tenom & KK

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/rbZXDkFYGyMMNJDk9
Operating hours: 9am to 5pm

Tenom

Lai Brother Cafe

She has enjoyed its famous Tenom fried noodles

It’s tasty that you have tasted the good fry of the noodles “wok hei” in Cantonese dialect. Also the style is similar to our Cantonese Ying Yong noodles ie. Fried noodles topped with thick egg gravy served with roasted pork, fish cake & vegetables

Do check out for her happy Tenom noodles 🍜 tasting TikTok clip captured ya 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ShXWEQYdu54uxVs58
Operating hours: 6am to 10pm
Website🌐: https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Product-service/Lai-Brother-Cafe-%E8%B3%B4%E6%B0%8F%E5%85%84%E5%BC%9F%E8%8C%B6%E9%A4%90%E5%BB%B3-110316644173136/

Kota Kinabalu (KK)

Tana Restaurant @ Toojou Hostel

It’s a restaurant serving nordic-inspired food with a local twist. Absolutely must try the red snapper served here, so fresh & tasty 😋👍🏻

Do check out her TikTok clip captured to view the impressive mural arts @ its staircases 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/vZUXmgoHx5av6iLSA

Operating hours: 11am to 12am

Website🌐: https://mural.toojou.com/ & https://www.toojou.com/foods-drinks

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Borenos Fried Chicken, Alamesra

It’s 🆕 outlet since Apr 2022 & she has got a privilege to meet & chat with the friendly founder, Ms Janice

It’s a Sabah’s local healthier version of fried chicken as Ms Janice herself loves fried chicken personally, less oily, yet crispy juicy to chew on. It’s famous for full-spring chicken 👍🏻😋

SiennyLovesDrawing personally loves her 1️⃣st bite chew on the fried chicken drumstick 🍗, the tasty juicy with great 👍🏻 fragrant in her mouth 👄, absolutely satisfied. A must try local Sabah friend chicken

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Ohh ya…Insider news that Borenos is expanding to West Malaysia soon, yeah 👍🏻 Also in plan to expand to overseas too in the future. Proud & happy to note our local Malaysian brand with plan towards international

LinkedIn album 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6948947618836197376-BBHz

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/qjgdaySwvN7mJG4M6
Operating hours: 9am to 9pm
Website🌐: https://www.borenos.com/

My Native Sabah, Plaza 333

She has enjoyed traditional Sabah cuisine for dinner here. It’s an authentic restaurant that serves Sabah’s unique native traditional foods

LinkedIn album on the murals 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6949536184041676800-23Ra

It’s a nice place to try & taste the traditional cuisine of different tribes in Sabah, it’s also a bar to relax with friends after your meals here

Ohh ya…It serves also the live or fried edible nutritional protein sago worm 🐛 named Butod, more info via 🌐 https://www-mysabah-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.mysabah.com/wordpress/sago-worm-butod/amp/

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Ohh ya…In this restaurant, also a parrot 🦜 mural painting by Cracko Art Group 😍🤩 Do check out & listen to her voice over about her Sabah art exploring TikTok clip via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7116705559709371674

Address📍: https://g.co/kgs/bHKe19
Operating hours: 11.30am to 8.30pm , except Sunday
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/mynative.sabah

Kwong Sup Ikan

She has enjoyed a big bowl of bitter gourd soup vermicelli with a mix of both fresh fish & fried fish slices as lunch here

The fresh fish slice is tasty to enjoy with a sense of fresh sweetness, while she is not to enjoy the fried fish slice, she prefers more dried fried, as she doesn’t really like the taste of flour coated on the fish slice. Just her own tasting preference ya ☺️

The bitter gourd soup base is slightly plain to her taste buds & not bitter. She would have preferred a thicker bitter taste soup base. She has tried a sip of the tomatoes soup 🍅🍲 base from her travel mate’s bowl, it tastes better as compared to bitter gourd

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When stepped in to its air conditioning dining area, you will be amazed with the 1️⃣st aquarium ♒🐟🐠🐡🐢🦀 concept murals by Oka.studios (IG: Oka.studious)

LinkedIn album 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6951365938277453824-QigF

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/esnzdUiFiR5wkoeA9
Operating hours: 7am to 5pm
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/KwongSupIkan/

Flypod Cafe & Lounge

She met with her friend, Sky Tee for a good long chat at the comfy cosy lounge (With Karaoke ğŸŽ¤ available). It’s beautiful when the micro optics lighting is on at this lounge, magical & relaxing to chill here

You may enjoy alcoholic 🍺🥃🍷🍸🍶or non alcoholic drinks 🥤🍹☕🍵 here, as well as karaoke ğŸŽ¤ğŸŽ¶

During her stay with Flypod Hotel, she has enjoyed her time at this lounge area for her work & drafting blog posts. Also she enjoyed watching the air planes 🛩️🛫🛬from here

Do check out her TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

LinkedIn album 📸🌐 https://www.linkedin.com/posts/siennylovesdrawing_travellocal-foodie-happyeating-activity-6951474588706877440-km8L

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/TJji9fTFX9hxA4PKA
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/flypodhotelkk/

Flypod Restaurant

Had breakfast here ~ A cuppa Cappuccino ☕ & The Triple Decker sandwiches 🥪 Very generous portion & tasty to enjoy 😋👍🏻

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She was here several times during her stay with Flypod Hotel. Personally she loves ❤️ the comfy environment here while she works & drafting her blog posts here

The dragon fruits juice here actually served with its own planted dragon fruits, refreshing good 👍🏻

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She appreciates the staff here who are friendly to help her to look after her belongings while she went for a quick toilet break ☺️

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/xz8sMEnskbg64mby5
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/FLYPOD.R/

Papar

Kak Anna Restaurant

Enjoyed a cuppa of her favorite hot honey lemon🍯🍋 here to rest after walking under the hot sunny â˜€ï¸ğŸ˜Ž day

SiennyLovesDrawing loves the interior design with a collection of antiques here. A cosy comfy dining space for relax chilling moments ☺️while enjoy some local foods

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/62cCMvvaJUYfwjHg9

Restaurant Fu Yee

Had a fresh tasty seafood dinner 🍽️ 😋🤤 & then back to Flypod Hotel with a happy tummy for a comfy night rest 😁💕

A speciality must try dish here is the Steamed Wine Prawns with Egg White 🦐

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Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/rkTqjvoKa5CnuP1i9
Contact no. : Ah Pan +6016-842 3197

A special thanks to her 🆕 friend, Sky Tee who brought her here 😃😁

Kundasang

Flypod Kinabalu Mountain Lodge

Checked in here & SiennyLovesdrawing really enjoyed the steamboat dinner 🍲🥘😋👍🏻 while enjoyed the nice 🆒❄️ weather here

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is fully charged & energised from her good night rest here. The peaceful calm environment here making her easily fall asleep on the bed 🛏️, it’s absolutely a good place for resting, highly recommended 👍🏻

Then enjoyed her favorite hot green bean soup (From earlier night supper as she missed it due to fall asleep unpredictably from the cosy comfy room 🛌🏻), hot honey & fried noodles as her brunch here 😋🤤

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Highly recommended👏🏻👍🏻 SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed her great stay here 👩🏻❤️💕 Do read more of her story via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/08/11/amazing-scenic-getaway-in-kundasang-sabah-of-malaysia/

Do check out her FB album via 📸🌐 https://facebook.com/100057989202221/posts/pfbid02m68VDUGsTMKoWq9ZzPCDsEfVBbMnehN9W8ih878Si2RatnJuPhXW7oBYoiVpkoUSl/

Do enjoy her TikTok clip captured from her awesome stay here via 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/P2Xi6gndiqDLthnt8
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/kmlsabah/

Kokol Hill

NG Kokol Santai Cafe

She has enjoyed nasi goreng kampung with fried egg 🍳 as breakfast with Aunty Silis & Uncle Niun, the founders of this cafe & camping site. They are so friendly to chit chat with

Delicious 😋🤤 food served at this cafe with nice view to enjoy, yes ✅, you can catch both sunrise 🌄 & sunset 🌇 view from here ya 😍🤩

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There is a camping site next to this cafe

Hmm…Instead of camping 🏕️ at the camp site, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was forced to camp in the cafe area as the rain just like down pouring heavily non stop ☹️ Do read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/06/30/best-moments-in-kota-kinabalu-kudat-keningau-tenom-of-sabah-malaysia-%c2%b7-day-by-day-itinerary/

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/xePRn7ZGZoy9ayKm9

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

Kedai Kopi Nyuk Pau Baru

She has enjoyed famous Ngiu Cap aka mixed beef noodles 🍜 lunch here with Aunty Silis. It’s Aunty Silis’s favorite dining whenever she does her shopping at this small Menggatal town

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves the nice beef fragrance of this bowl 🍜 then to enjoy the tender juicy beef 🍖 Highly recommended as you will note the local crowds here

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/2pobyv23cm9wsks59

Hmm…What else SiennyLovesDrawing not to miss the local foods in Sabah❓⁉️

Quick quick comment below or any of her social postings shared above, sharing is caring as always ya ☺️

Things To Do at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia

Updated 27.9.2022 10am

Yeah‼️ Happy Malaysia Day, 16 Sept to all 💗🇲🇾

Do check out this TikTok clip 📹🌐 captured by Tourism Malaysia on what’s Malaysia 🇲🇾 in siennyLovesDrawing’s eyes 👩🏻👁️ 👁️ 👀❓⁉️

Special thanks for this ya ☺️🙏🏻❤️ & SiennyLovesDrawing has met lots of 🆕 friends from this Lenggong trip, friendships forever all till we next travel trip together gather 😃😁

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is a proud Anak Malaysia 💕🇲🇾💗 & always love to share about her home country here, this time she would like to share her recent trip to Lenggong, Perak with Tourism Malaysia 🇲🇾

Ohh yes ✅👍🏻 Lenggong Valley of Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾 was a little-known backwater town, then with famous news 📰 of Perak Man (Born with congenital deformity) discovery in Gua Gunung Runtuh ie. An archeological team from Universiti Sains Malaysia Penang discovered the 11K years old “oldest & complete” human skeleton 💀 found in Malaysia 🇲🇾 in the early 1990s. It was then successfully being listed as a UNESCO world heritage site on 30 June 2012 with 4️⃣ archaeological sites in 2️⃣ clusters ie. Gua Gunung Runtuh, Kota Tampan, Bukit Jawa & Bukit Sapi. Also listed as Lenggong Geopark since Dec 2021 👏🏻👍🏻

Some archaeological experts have dubbed Lenggong Valley as an open-air museum ~ There is an evidence of cave drawings, skeletons 💀💀 & precious finds of weapons, stone tools, pottery, etc. It covers 1️⃣ of the longest culture sequences in a single locality in the world ğŸŒŽ Read more about Lenggong via 🌐 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenggong & via 🌐 https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1396

So, let’s check out where are the places to visit 📍📍, things to do, local foods to enjoy & hotel accommodations 😃😁 at Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Places To Visit & Things To Do

Lata Kekabu Waterfalls

Let’s discover the Lenggong’s natural gem ğŸ’Ž ~ It’s a breathtaking sparkly waterfalls that resides in Taman Eko Rimba Lata Kekabu 🌳🌳 Other than waterfalls, there are natural pools & suspension bridge 🌉 with a spectacular view from the top 😍👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed here as a calm & peaceful place to explore the pristine beauty of flora & fauna, the plunge for a refreshing dip & swim in the cooling natural mountain stream ğŸžï¸

Do check out her happy nature time exploring this waterfall TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

This park is well maintained with lots of good signboards to alert its visitors of their safety 🦺 whether the waterfall areas are suitable for swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️ or water 🌊💦 splashing fun. Do pay attention to the signboards, let’s be safe while enjoying the natural beauty here ya 🤗

The waterfall is just less than 15mins of a slow walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻from the entrance using the provided trails. Not to worry, it’s absolutely simple easy flat walking ya 👍🏻 Also with jungle trekking route if you are adventurous hike 🥾

Tips📌: Suggest to bring a towel & spare clothes for a change, there are public toilet 🚽 here ya

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/k8ELAFZKWT3TTda77

Tasik Raban

It’s an abundant still water with a beautiful 😍🤩 view of the valley of mountains â›°ï¸ğŸžï¸ For nature lovers, you will definitely be amazed to enjoy viewing the flora & fauna that can be explored here

Canoeing aka kayaking 🛶 & boat ride 🚣‍♀️🚣 in Tasik Raban, in the middle of Titiwangsa Range & Bintang Hijau Range to enjoy watching the dusk scenery & sunset 😍🌄🌅

SiennyLovesDrawing absolutely loves her sunset time here 🌅🌄🚣🏻‍♀️, so so relax while enjoying the beautiful sunset moments ❤️

Visitors can enjoy cycling here too 🚴🏻‍♀️🚴🏻‍♂️ & fishing ğŸŽ£ lovers can enjoy fishing with sampan boat 🚣🚣‍♀️ Not just that, visitors can opt for an overnight stay here either with Resort Tasik Raban or camping 🏕️

She has enjoyed high tea ☕🍰🍮 in front of the Resort Tasik Raban area, yes ✅, just by the lakeside under the flysheet & tent setup by Skycamp aka Skytrex Adventure, also had a good chat with the founder of Suak Saudagar Expresso to learn about coffee ☕ making & cafe latte art from him too 😃 Do continue reading on as she then enjoyed a great heritage dinner at his cafe home 🏡 too. Highly recommended & advance booking required for heritage dinner preparation 🍽️👍🏻 It’s so chill relaxing to enjoy chit chatting & high tea here

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/kZ7CtqRJ3XmihKA48
FB: https://www.facebook.com/tasikraban

Ladang Ternakan Madu Kelulut KAB

This stingless bee (Aka Kelulut in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language 🐝) farm is surrounded by forest reserve 🌳🌳

Hence, the honey is formed from the forest herbs flowers, each type of Kelulut 🐝 actually will harvest different taste of honey 🍯 whether a mixture of sour & sweet taste or pure sweet taste, absolutely unique 😃👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing loves the stingless bee 🐝 honey 🍯 sipping experience at this farm

Not just that stingless bee honey 🍯 offers different health benefits for own healthy consumption too, it’s a good gifting idea ğŸŽ, so you can grab a bottle via its official online Shopee store named Atiah_Badek via 🛍️🛒🌐 https://shp.ee/jcaxuai , let’s support local business 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Do check out her happy visit & sipping kelulut honey 🍯 TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7142250606634274075

Address📍: https://g.co/kgs/dYPzjM
Website 🌐: https://ladang-ternakan-madu-kelulut-kab.business.site/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Madu-Kelulut-KAB-100568029078552/

Lenggong UNESCO Caves Expedition

It was a guided caving expedition by representatives of Lenggong Geopark Expert & National Heritage Depertment to conquer the Gua Kajang, Gua Memerang, Gua Asar, Gua Ngaum, Gua Puteri, Gua Kubah, Gua Gelap & trace back its glory back to the stone age. These caves are the 1️⃣st excavation sites in Malaysia 🇲🇾 in the year 1917 👍🏻🤩

Gua Kajang is 🔟mins drive 🚗 from Gua Gunung Runtuh where 2️⃣ female skeletons were found at the entrance of this cave. 1️⃣ of several caves in Bukit Kepala Gajah limestone massif, also was the site of the 1️⃣st cave archaeological excavation in Malaysia 🇲🇾 back in 1917, fragments of pottery, stone tools & food residues were uncovered here. The pottery discovered here claimed to be the oldest recorded pottery in Malaysia 🇲🇾 for the production & usage of pottery

This is an interesting cave with a unique tunnel-like structure together with fascinating stalagmites & stalactites. It offers instagrammable spots to capture lovely OOTDs with a ❓ & ♥️ shapes, amazing 😍🤩

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Gua Memerang with its name that a memerang aka otter looking natural formed within this cave
Gua Asar with its name from the Muslim prayer Azan Asar was played when this cave was discovered
Gua Ngaum was 1️⃣st site discovered in 1990 by a team from University Science Malaysia. It was named ‘ngaum’ after a tiger 🐯🐅 was heard roaring outside the mouth of the cave soon after it was discovered. Food remains, stone tools & potsherd ie. fragments of broken pottery were the evidence of human habitation around 7K years ago, wow 😲
Gua Puteri is a slightly challenging cave to reach, all have to climb & hold the ropes to avoid falling down. It offers interesting natural limestone formations inside it, SiennyLovesDrawing has observed the sculptures of a princess, a Malaysia map 🗺️ & a frog 🐸 during her recent visit
Gua Kubah is with windy 🌬️ moments to walk in, a very spacious cave comparatively
Gua Gelap is the cave that you can see the fruit bat 🦇 here, you will smell their poo 💩 once you step in this cave. Guess what❓⁉️ Their 💩 makes great 👍🏻 fertilizer for plants

Do check out her happy hike & explore the caves TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Yxwpv8NJZkBM43s79

Lenggong Valley Tour

It was a guided tour by the representatives of Lenggong Geopark Expert & National Heritage Depertment, as well as Mineral Department

Bailey Bridge 🌉 at Kampung Belum Baru was an instant yet strong wooden bridge built by the Squadron Army in 3️⃣ days which is part of the main road that is used daily, when you’re here you will sure observe the heavy vehicles to/ from this bridge 🌉 with goods transporting

Hmm…So shy to share that SiennyLovesDrawing accidentally fell down from this bridge 🌉😂 while snapped photos, luckily just her right leg 🦵, if both her legs, she will be dropped to Sungai Perak & she doesn’t know how to swim 🏊🏻‍♀️😰😱 Thanks God, she was safe with a memorable bruises moment during this trip 😂

LoL 😆, this was the photo & the broken hole 🕳️ as you observed behind her in this photo was how her right leg 🦵 got fell down. Moral of the story is we as visitors & travellers need to be careful with our surroundings while busy taking photos or videos. During dinner on that night, she had a chat with the Majlis Daerah Lenggong team about her incident & she was told that they have submitted requests to the Jabatan Kerja Raya to continuously repair & maintenance this bridge 🌉, some of the maintenance work already on going, just that finding suitable wood to replace the broken parts of this bridge 🌉 take time as not easy to find the equivalent wood quality

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 greatly appreciates the actions taken to ensure the locals & visitors’ safety at this heritage bridge moving forward 🙌🏻👍🏻
Telaga Biru is a rare geopark site that features natural occurrences from the ground that is said to have health benefits for skin disease & anti aging. It’s recommended that to cook this well water 1️⃣st before consume it ya

Luat Bridge 🌉 is a scenic & panoramic view of 2️⃣ majestic range, Titiwangsa & Bintang Hijau. Get a glimpse of Bukit Bunuh, a site of a meteorite impact, read more Malaysia’s national language via 🌐 https://ms.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bukit_Bunuh

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/hSXDdjux3nFC7Qvn7

Mini Amazon Expedition

From Pengkalan Pipit, then to experience Lenggong scenic backwater tour. Yes ✅, it’s an enjoyable mini Amazon expedition by boat 🚤 through Tasik Raban & Sungai Perak

During the boat ride, listened to the history of a sunken village named Kampung Raban in the 1940s, the Peacock Bass fish 🐟 which is native to the Amazon, the original sites of the film Anna & The King, Operation Mekong, as well as the village house with famous Petronas Hari Raya 2003 advertisement named Janda Beranak Tujuh

Do continue reading on her riverside lunch at Kampung Durau under Food section below with a TikTok clip captured ya 😋👍🏻

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/oaPEpVa1GUXTFTAL7
Website: https://mini-amazon-kampung-beng.business.site/

Pekasam Making at Pekasam Warisan Utara

Learning how to make Pekasam ie. A famous traditional food from scratch

Guess what⁉️❓

Lenggong is known as the best Pekasam export dated back to the 70’s

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has learnt the whole process of Pekasam making from here

Don’t ever underestimate the power of salt 🧂 in creating delicious 😋🤤 traditional dishes

Do check out her Perkasam making process TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7141615743786929434

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/GmBcYHEdRJpQ8uTZA

Food 😋🤤

Abang “Uu” Roti Canai & Murtabak

SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed her beef murtabak & iced Neslo breakfast served here 😋👍🏻

Not just that Abang Uu is so friendly that he allowed her to flipping roti, lol 😆😆 Do check out her happy flipping roti & Murtabak eating TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7137309691100646683

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/fG6iXxYHsS5y6kxP7

MYKP Kg Chepor Riverside

MYKP meant for My Komuniti Perikanan ie. My Fishing Community

SiennyLovesDrawing had great 👍🏻 time here & highly recommended you all to enjoy Lenggong cuisine lunch with local delicacies & scenic view of Perak River & its surrounding mountain valley by the beautifully built lookout bamboo tower here

Do check out her happy dining TikTok clip captured 📹🌐 Ohh ya…Must listen to her voice over in this TikTok clip ya 👩🏻💕🇲🇾💗

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/kwNmH8dE5S72QFaU6
FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Kg-Cheporlenggongperak/257775090922460

Deer Farm, Kampung Luat 🦌🦌

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻💕 had great 👍🏻 time enjoyed local delicacies high tea among the deer 🦌🦌with a vast view field with free-running deer 🦌🦌

Do check out her TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

Yes ✅, Lenggong area with lots of deer 🦌🦌 It’s absolutely a great 👍🏻 chance to get personal & up close with the deer 🦌🦌while you dine here. the deer 🦌🦌 just so so friendly, no need to worry ya 😃👍🏻

You may contact En Wafiy via 📱+6019-2339101 who has started this space for about 1.5 years

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/AhhfAhf3ewUM534m8

Suak Saudagar Expresso

Enjoyed heritage dinner here, yes ✅, a “gastronomical-time-tunnel” experience that serves traditional menus ie. Kebebeh, Pindang Daun Semiar, Kemahang & many more 😋👍🏻 in an old village house

Personally, she really love the taste of Kebebeh for the 1️⃣st time here, so so delicious 😋🤤 to enjoy. Do check out her happy dining TikTok clip captured 📹🌐

https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/714286947928069250

Love the antique collections display in the dining space here, just like a mini museum 🤩

Ohh ya…Day time is a cafe for all to enjoy a cuppa ☕, the owner is the one that passionately shared & conducted coffee making workshop at Tasik Raban as shared above 👍🏻 This place at day time is a cafe to enjoy a great cuppa ☕, highly recommended for all coffee lovers to dropping by whenever you’re at Lenggong, Perak

She has recently dropped by for a cuppa & enjoyed the Hazelnut Latte 🥤 during #TravelPeraklah trip with Gaya Travel. It’s always good to be back to good 👍🏻 places while cuti cuti Malaysia 👩🏻💕🇲🇾

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/YQ8Cs4k2HZbCekgk6
FB: https://www.facebook.com/suaksaudagarespresso/

Riverside Lunch at Kampung Durau

Yes ✅, as shared above, during the mini Amazon expedition cruise ride, she has visited to the approximately 11 families that still inhabit in Kampung Durau ie. 1️⃣ of the few villages that only accessible by water transport 🚤

Also enjoyed feast on tasty home cook village lunch, also the fruit salad aka Rojak Buah here is absolutely tasty delicious 😋🤤 yummy max 👍🏻

Highly recommended you all to stop by the villages during your river cruise 🛥️ for the local traditional delicacies prepared by the locals here

So, let’s support the community tourism, do opt for a river tour & then opt for a village lunch to support the Lenggong community tourism ya 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Ohh ya…Do grab a souvenir from here ~ the fruit rojak sauce @ Kampung Durau is absolutely tasty, not to miss ya 😋👍🏻

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/ZwDwzmPGDc3SHg9i7

Hotel Accommodation 🏢

Branda Sungai Sumpitan

Checked in to a hidden nature bed & breakfast concept accommodation here with my room mate for 2️⃣ nights stay here 🛌🏻😴💤 during recent trip with Tourism Malaysia

This place was launched since May 2022, yes ✅, a 🆕 space

SiennyLovesDrawing absolutely enjoyed a splendid, 🆓 from hustle & bustle, tidy & clean chalet stay experience, especially love the beautiful scenery here 😍🪟

A happy serenity in nature chalet or glamping stay if you’re a nature lover ya 💚🌳🌳👍🏻

Guess what❓⁉️

You can basically just walking down from the staircase in front of your room to the river for a cooling river swim, yes ✅, right open your room door 🚪 to be at the river side 👍🏻😁

Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 actually has dine in here for breakfast, lunch, tea time & dinner at Rumah Makan Exotik Lenggong during her recent trip as she enjoyed her comfy stay for 2️⃣ nights here 😃 Superb love the foods here, Lol 😂😆 ha…ha…
Absolutely a nice place to enjoy meals served here for a great 👍🏻 variety of local foods & accompanied by the natural sound of river flow 😁 Ohh ya…It serves delicious deer 🦌 dishes here ya 😋👍🏻 Enjoyed BBQ dinner with the performance of local band mic ğŸŽ¤ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶

She has got fireflies in her room ✨with shine blinking accompanied her asleep 🛌💤 in the dark, absolutely a happy surprise of the fantastic 😍🤩 moments with nature surrounding here

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/AQf6dzmAU4YUcdyt7
FB: https://www.facebook.com/lenggong360/

So, let’s plan your travel to experience the beauty & heritage of Lenggong, Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇾, for sure you will never regret ya 💗👍🏻

Raising Conservation Awareness with WATER: A Musical

Updated 25 Sept 2022, 10.15pm

Absolutely a great 👍🏻 musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ attended. SiennyLovesDrawing & her little niece really enjoyed Water: A Musical, bravo to the play director, music composer, cast members, head gear designer & all crew members involved 👏🏻🙌🏻💕

Do check out her happy musical weekend TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 & stay tuned for her next blogging about her audience attendance to this musical ya 😃😁


Yeah!! It’s September now, time flies : )

If you’ve been following SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s blog stories here, you would have read about her recent art collaboration with WWF Malaysia on tiger 🐅🐯 conservation, read more via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/07/29/roar-for-life-eco-festival-in-conjunction-of-global-tiger-day-by-wwf-malaysia/

This round she 👩🏻 would like to share about her recent media attendance to witness the official media launch to raising greater conservation awareness with WATER 💦: A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ presented by Somerset Music & Mr Chin San Sooi 👴🏻

WATER 💦 is a musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ Tiger 🐅🐯 calls the animals for a meeting to discuss man’s act of deforestation which leads to the pollution of rivers. All the 7️⃣ animals affirm the sacredness of Mother Earth 🌍, ohh no no…🙅🏻‍♀️

Guess what❓⁉️

The musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ is interactive. The audience are invited to sing ğŸŽ¤ & dance 🩰 together with the cast members, wow‼️ Absolutely gonna be an exciting & interesting musical experience with a meaningful conservation awareness raised, bravo‼️

It’s a collaboration 🤝🏻 between playwright/director, Mr Chin San Sooi 👴🏻 aka nickname in Mandarin 山水 Mountain Water, with music by Ms Joanne Poh 👩🏻‍💼 of Somerset Music, the audience can look forward to this 60mins of memorable cum interactive engagement with the cast members. Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 & the cast members have proudly shared during the launch that the music is catchy & interactive for audiences to sing ğŸŽ¤ & dance 🩰 along with all cast members during the musical play. Wow‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is looking forward toward it, how about you❓⁉️

Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 said at the official media launch of WATER at Warung Old China in Kuala Lumpur (KL), West Malaysia 🇲🇾, “I was contemplating writing a play on the topic of conservation when I read of the deforestation that was taking place at the National Park ğŸžï¸ğŸŒ³ğŸŒ³ in Pahang, Malaysia 🇲🇾 many years ago. I was too earnest & the muse eluded me, till now.”

When the covid lockdown began, Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 spent 4️⃣ very productive months occupied, with the end result of finishing 8️⃣ scripts: 2️⃣ satires, 3️⃣ musicals, 2️⃣ monologues & 1️⃣ operetta. So, that is how WATER 💦 : A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ is flowing out to the Malaysian audience in this post-covid environment

It’s really a privilege for SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 to be at this official media launch to hear directly from Mr San Sooi 👴🏻, Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼, Mr Khang Nanyao 👨🏻 & some cast members of their involvement & preparation of this musical play ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼

Do check out her TikTok clip captured from her media attendance via 📹🌐

Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 continues to share that: “A musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ is more difficult to realise as it is very challenging to compose a piece of music ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ to lyrics written by another person. I approached Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 to compose the music. Joanne in her own right is a piano teacher, runs a music school & has sung in choirs & performed on stage. I gave her a year to work on the music. I am glad that Joanne Poh took up the gauntlet with our 3️⃣ musicians.”

He 👴🏻 further explained to the media members that during the covid lockdown, he basically spent time on eat 😋, sleep 💤😴 & write ✍🏻, repeat almost the same daily & then produced this play ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ He always wanted to create something relating to pollution & conservation. He just sat down to write without any ideas, then this play materialized naturally. Bravo‼️

He 👴🏻 also admitted to the media members that personally, he is not good in music, not a single note. He understands the difficulty of composing music ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ from play, so he spoke to Joanne 👩🏻‍💼, a music teacher, singer, pianist & more to invite her to compose music for this play. Joanne actually being modest & hesitant to Mr San Sooi’s invitation at the beginning, she managed to produce the music for this play after 1️⃣ year. Yeah‼️

Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 then shared with the media that a total of 8️⃣ songs, each animals represent in each music. Why took a year❓⁉️ She was procrastinating at 1st, hence delaying it when she was invited by Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 To her, music ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ actually comes when you don’t want it from her music experiences. She would like to have her music on how to connect with the audiences. Also to her, the animal’s gender in this play actually makes a difference in her music creation. It’s neutral & simple to looping mind 🧠 when connecting with music ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ Even for children/ students 👦🏻👧🏻🧒🏻, to educate them on pollution & conservation through music ğŸŽ¶ğŸŽµ Of course different for adults & teenagers will be also different. The children will come with adults (ie. Parents/ teachers) to the play, so using appropriate music ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ to tight in the play script content is really important to connect with the audiences whether during or even out from the theater that the audiences still remembering the conservation messages from this musical play ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼

She 👩🏻‍💼 further explained that she was hesitant to Mr San Sooi 👴🏻’s invitation at the beginning because it’s totally 🆕 to her to put music in this educational play. She was lacking of confidence with totally something 🆕 to her music experiences. She took a lot of courage because she understands well that this music from her needs to be put on stage for the public. At last, she decided to still give it a try. Yeah‼️ Ohh ya…Ms Joanne 👩🏻‍💼 also shared that she was at 1️⃣st worried about the generation gap with Mr San Sooi, 81 👴🏻 who is actually on par with her grand parents age. She appreciates the trust from Mr San Sooi with her to put tunes to his play script created. In fact, she has total freedom in her music creation to this play 👍🏻

“WATER 💦 is a combined effort by us in an act of creativity with the members of the cast. The oldest cast member is 61 year old Hilda Looi 👩🏻‍🦱 & the youngest cast member is school girl, Kirsten Wong, 13 💁🏻‍♀️ Together with designer, Khang Nanyao, we have set the stage with the different cast of characters through head gear specially created headwear for Mousedeer 🦌, Tiger 🐯, Elephant 🐘, Monkey 🐵 & Wildboar/ Warthog 🐗 In a small but significant way, we hope that WATER 💦 : A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ would make people be more aware of the environment & treat it with respect & concern. The play could lead to larger issues like conservation of the seas & oceans 🌊,” added Mr San Sooi 👴🏻

Mr Khang Nanyao 👨🏻 shared during the official media launch that the animal’s head gears were all 3D printed for current edge trending technology. So, the weight of each is not heavy & does not spoil very fast. These head gear with PLA plastics is possible to recycle ♻️, but it may require special techniques to recycle them

Hmm…Importance of technology over the nature/ being environment friendly❓⁉️ Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 as a go green 💚 person would think of using a more environmental friendly materials in producing the head gears would be more meaningful to this play on conservation initiative & awareness 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Mr Khang Nanyao 👨🏻 further explained to media members that he appreciates the trust from Mr San Sooi 👨🏻 as he has full control on the hear gear design, yes ✅, basically everything on his own ideas & no restrictions of head gear ideas for this play. It’s actually both the spiritual design with technology design at the same time. He did an open head helmet instead of a covered mask as requested by Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 His artwork more on live vs death ~ More scary side. Started making a difference in this play by adding in past & future elements to his head gear design. The cause & effect of humans made. To Mr San Sooi 👴🏻, the white side of the head gear signifies spiritual to him. It’s an interesting interpretation of the head gear created. It took average 4️⃣ days to produce a head gear of the animal, except 5️⃣ days for the elephant 🐘 head gear

One of the cast member, Madam Hilda Looi 👩🏻‍🦱 has shared that her 1️⃣st play was when she was in 18 yrs old & this musical play is her 2nd involvement as Elephant 1🐘 Being the oldest cast member in this musical play, she is looking forward to working with the younger generation. While the youngest cast member, Ms Kirsten Wong 💁🏻‍♀️ is not doing much acting before her involvement to this play as Monkey 1🐵 It’s really a good 🆕 experience to learn new things. While another cast member, Ricky – shared that it’s his 1️⃣st play as Elephant 2🐘 in this musical play & a lot more to learn

Mr San Sooi 👴🏻 has added at the end of the official media launch that all cast members will start the rehearsal of this musical play in early Sept. Ohh yes, it’s on going now, so your ticket booking & purchase surely motivating & boosting encouraging vibes to all the cast members ya 😀 Let’s support local Malaysian artists 

The Environmental Protection Society Malaysia (EPSM) is excited with this musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ which highlights the growing consciousness in Malaysia 🇲🇾v& worldwide 🌍 on the protection of the environment & is pleased to support raising the animal conservation in a creative form

The musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ is also proudly supported by Warong Old China (The venue of official media launch), GTM Art & Stationery Suppliers, Yudimama & Little Heritage House

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So, let’s support 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻 this meaningful conservation musical play ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ó¿€¬ it will debut from 21 Sept 2022 (Wed) with daily show @ 8.30pm till 25 Sept 2022 (Sun) @ 3pm at Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC), Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia 🇲🇾

Performances Date & Time🗓️

  • 21 Sept 2022 (Wed), 8.30PM
  • 22 Sept 2022 (Thu), 8.30PM
  • 23 Sept 2022 (Fri), 8.30PM
  • 24 Sept 2022 (Sat), 8.30PM
  • 25 Sept 2022 (Sun), 3.00PM

Genre: Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼

Venue📍: Blackbox, Damansara Performing Arts Centre (DPAC), Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia

Performance Duration: 60mins

Ticket ğŸŽŸï¸ Information:

  • RM48.00 (Normal)
  • RM38.00 (Concession: Student/ Senior Citizen/ Disabled)

Age Limit: 5️⃣ years & above

Ticket ğŸŽŸï¸ Office:
Address📍: H-01, DPAC, Empire Damansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, West Malaysia
Contact no. â˜Žï¸ğŸ“žğŸ“±: +603-40650001 & +603-40650002

Ticket ğŸŽŸï¸ booking 🌐: http://www.dpac.com.my/page/ticket/bookTicket/view/1132.html

More details about WATER 💦: A Musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼

Cast Members ~ In Order of Appearance

  • Mousedeer 🦌~ Ivan Liew
  • Tiger 🐯 ~ Kevin Wong
  • Elephant 1 🐘 ~ Hilda Looi
  • Elephant 2 🐘 ~ Ricky Kee
  • Monkey 1 🐵 ~ Kirsten Wong
  • Monkey 2 🐵 ~ Tan Xin Ni
  • Wildboar/ Warthog 🐗 ~ Alain Boey

Musicians

  • Loh Khang Zheng ~ Guitar ğŸŽ¸
  • Alyson Seah ~ Drums 🥁
  • Ng You Qi ~ Piano/keyboards ğŸŽ¹

Biodata of CHIN SAN SOOI 👴🏻

  • Educational Qualification: B.A.(Hons.) in English, University of Malaya (1964)
  • Scholarship Award: British Council to Central School of Speech & Drama, London (1969)

Teaching Experiences:

  • – Anglo-Chinese Secondary School, Ipoh Pre-University Class (1964-69, 1970-73)
  • – Regional Teacher’s Training Centre, Ipoh (1966 –67)
  • – Taylor’s College, Kuala Lumpur Victorian HSC/South Aust.HSC, Australia(1974-1979)
  • – Private Tutoring (1980-1984)
  • – Prime College, Kuala Lumpur Cambridge Certificate A Level Examination (1985-1989)
  • – Wholesome Centre of Learning, Petaling Jaya, Selangor Founder Member (1991 -2000 )
  • – Prepare students for the ESOL grade examinations & Effective Communication & Speech & Drama Performance Certificate conducted by Trinity College, London since 1996
  • – Private Tutor

Award 🏆:

  • – 16th Pride of Workmanship Awards 15th Feb 2003 by the Rotary Club of Ipoh in recognition of outstanding performance in the teaching profession having served with dedication, commitment & pride in the chosen vocation
  • – Nominated for Best Director in the Boh Cameronian Arts Award 2003
  • – Conferred as a legend of Malaysian theater by Boh Cameronian Arts Award 2015
  • – Designed the Power of the Voice course & has been conducting it since 1985. Companies & Corporate bodies which benefited from the above course: TV3, MetroVision, Bloomberg Malaysia, Teachers Training College, Kuala Lumpur, Price Water House, BMG Malaysia, Cosway Direct Marketing Co., Malaysian Pineapple Board, Johore, Sabah Tourist Department, Methodist Girls School Malacca, Jerneh Insurance, Kuala Lumpur, College of Foreign Economic Relations HCM City, Vietnam, Sunway College Kuala Lumpur, Lifelinks Singapore, Seimans Kuala Lumpur, Applied Information Management Services (AIMS) Sdn Bhd, numerous Toast Masters clubs , Malaysian Development Bank (2013), English Department, San Yat San University Guangzhou (2015), dividuals, professionals, students in Malaysia & Singapore & from China, Indonesia & Japan
  • – Conducted a course on Public Speaking to AON (Risk Insurance)
  • – Conducted a 3-day Drama Workshop (2005) organised by the Ipoh Rotary Club in Ipoh
  • – Designed & conducted a course in speech & drama for 6 year olds for the Edventures Child Enrichment Centres in the Klang Valley
  • – Edited: Dining with Dragons by Carol Selvaraja & Butterfly by Bernard Tsai
  • – Wrote & directed the following plays: Lady White (A re-telling of the Madam White Snake Legend), Morning In Night (musical) published in 2016, Yap Ah Loy the Play, Reunion (musical) published in1994, Kuala Lumpur Sentral (musical)
  • – Also directed many Shakespearean plays & local Broadway Musicals among others since 1964
  • – Invited by,
  1. East West Center, Hawaii to direct Emily of Emerald Hill by Stella Kon in 1986
  2. Chinese Theater Workshop, New York to direct Zhang Boils the Ocean in 1996

Founder Member of,

  • – Five Arts Centre 1984
  • – Chinese Opera Club, KL 1992
  • – Currently, as Artistic Director of The Canticle Singers since 2002
  • – Chin San Sooi (Playwright/Director) actively engaged in all aspects of theater
  • – Studied Speech & Drama at the Central School of Speech & Drama London in 1969 under a British Council Scholarship

Wrote ✍🏻 & directed the following plays,

  • Lady White (1977, 83 &89) Ipoh, KL, Penang; Morning In Night – musical (1980) Ipoh, KL; Yap Ah Loy The Play (1985); Reunion – Musical (1994) published 1994; KL Sentral/ Brickfields – Musical (2001) Refugee:Images (2006)

Directed through the years,

  • 1964 -A Shakespearean Feast (Excerpts) on his 400th Anniversary
  • 1965- As You Like It
  • 1965 – Brigadoon
  • 1967 – Anni Get Your Gun ( Ipoh, Taiping )
  • 1966 – Othello
  • 1966 – Romeo & Juliet (Penang Free School 150th Anniversary production)
  • 1967 – Merchant Of Venice
  • 1967 – The King & I
  • 1968 – Amahl & the Night Visitors
  • 1969 – King Lear
  • 1969 – The Sound of Music
  • 1969 – Arms & The Man
  • 1970 & 1974 – Macbeth (KL, Ipoh)
  • 1971 -The Breeding Pair (Two one act plays by Stella Kon)
  • 1971 & 1976 – Fantasticks (Ipoh, KL, Penang, Seremban)
  • 1972 & 1991 – Camelot (Ipoh, KL)
  • 1973 – West Side Story
  • 1974 – The Caucasian Chalk Circle
  • 1975 – Flower Drum Song (Seremban)
  • 1976 – Gbena Bendu
  • 1977 – Fiddler on the Roof
  • 1979 – The Battles of Coxinga
  • 1984 – Emily of Emerald Hill ( & other innumerable occasions seeing through more than 206 performances: Seremban, KL, Ipoh, Penang,,Tawau, Kuching, Singapore, Johor Bahru, Melacca, Hawaii, also invited to perform in Vancouver, Canada in Sept 2006, Wollongong & Sydney Feb.2011
  • 1987 – Three Children ( KL & Singapore)
  • 1989 – Three Children & My Grandmother Said (KL, Ipoh)
  • 1996 – Zhang Boils The Ocean (New York) for Chinese Theater Workshop
  • 2002 – Two From Galilee for The Canticle Singers
  • 2003 – The Rose of Sharon
  • 2004 – Do You Hear The People Sing?
  • 2004 – The Season of Light
  • 2005 – The Gift Goes On
  • 2006 – Refugee:Images
  • 2007 – Flower Drum Song
  • 2007 – For the Love of Music
  • 2008 – A grand Night for Singing
  • 2015 & 2016 – Macbeth (Chinese Opera Costumes)
  • 2017 – Produced The Splendour of Tai Hei
  • 2019 – Monologues
  • Acted in Henry V (1959), Twelfth Night (1960 & 1978), Julius Caesar (1964), As You Like It (1965 & 1972), Merchant of Venice 1967, Arms & the Man (1969)
  • Produced The Cord in 1984, The Splendour of Tai Hei in 1993 & Ang Tau Mui in 1990, Artistic Director for Yudi’s O Old Tunes in 2000, Rendezvous & Songs Borne by the Wind (From China to the Nanyang) in 2001, Rhapsody of a Songbird 2002, Lin Dai, The Star of Stars 2003
  • – Produced An Enchanted Evening (Yudi & Tan Wei Han) in March 2006 for the Ipoh Rotary Club
  • – Artistic Director & choreographer for The Canticle Singers from 2002
  • – Co-founder of Five Arts Centre & Kuala Lumpur Chinese Opera Club

Biodata of JOANNE POH 👩🏻‍💼

A music graduate ğŸ‘©ğŸ»â€ğŸŽ“ of University of Malaya majoring in Voice in Performance, Joanne is a vocal, choir & piano tutor. She works extensively with students from all walks of life including special needs

Focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder, she serves as a panel consultant & tutor for the NASOM MAESTROS (1️⃣st Autistic Choir in Malaysia 🇲🇾)

In 2015, the Voice of Hope Kuala Lumpur (VOHKL) was founded by Joanne where she leads as Music Director where she can continue to serve the community through theatrical & stage works

Biodata of KHANG NANYAO 👨🏻

Khang is a self taught designer in multiple art mediums, specializing in paper architecture, drawing & illustration. Although making head wear is new to him, this has always been on his list of art mediums to explore

The musical ğŸŽµğŸŽ¶ğŸŽ¼ gave him the chance to learn & create head wear. Khang is currently working as a freelance designer & making video content of his art on the YouTube channel Crafty Edges

The head wear design is intended to question the cause & effect of human actions with the past & future of the animals calling the forests 🌳🌳 their home. The low polygonal design of the head wear signifies the importance of technology over nature 🌳🌳

Things To Do at Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share her recent trip to Sepang, Sungai Pelek & Salak, Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾

This 2️⃣D1️⃣N trip was well organised 👍🏻 by Hybrid Holidays Sdn Bhd & being supported by Tourism Selangor, Menteri Besar Selangor Incorporated & Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (MITA). She had a special privilege to meet & greet YB Ronnie 👨🏻‍💼, also MITA President & Vice President, Mr Uzaidi 👨🏽‍💼 & Ms Mint Leong 👩🏻‍💼 at the sunset buffet dinner @ floating hut, then heard more about Sepang eco & agro tourism products updates with great positive vibes from them directly. SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is truly agreeing with YB Ronnie 👨🏻‍💼 & Mr Uzaidi 👨🏽‍💼that Sepang is really with a great potential to grow its eco tourism moving forward with the natural resources surrounding it from her recent 2️⃣ visits. Do read more of her earlier educational visit via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/06/23/educational-things-to-do-selangor-malaysia/

So, let’s check out where are the places to visit 📍📍, things to do, local foods to enjoy & hotel accommodations 😃😁

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Places To Visit & Things To Do

River Cruise to Fish Farm ~ Sirip Biru Recreation Club

Absolutely recommended this 2️⃣ hours river cruise 🛥️ departed from Sirip Biru Jetty ⚓ to enjoy river cruising on the Sepang Besar River to Tumtung River viewing the mangrove forests surrounding the river, local fisherman boat parking & store, eagles flying hunting foods 🦅 , rakit house for rent to visitors to enjoy holidays on river, Jetty Pak Din ⚓ (Owned by a local fisherman & now become boat parking owner at this jetty ⚓)

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 also proud to know that Malaysia 🇲🇾 , her home country actually exporting charcoal aka arang batu to overseas from Jimah Power Plant here 👍🏻

Special thanks 🙏🏻 to our boatman named Mr Shamsul 🧔🏽 who is friendly to share all the information during the river cruising, bravo 👏🏻 Do keep up your great service ya 👍🏻

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Guess what❓⁉️

The highlight of this river cruise is the fish farm visit which you will get to fishing ğŸŽ£ from the fish farm here for big fish ie. Albino Grouper, Tiger Grouper, Siakap, Jenahak & many more 🐟🐟😃😁 Yeah‼️👍🏻💯

The visitors can also buy the fish that they have fishing ğŸŽ£ğŸŸ from here with the price slightly lower than the market price ya ☺️

Do check out her happy river cruise & exciting fish farm visit via 📹🌐

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Uk7Kwm7LUR3rkM7P9
FB: https://www.facebook.com/siripbirucrew/

Dragon Fruit Farm Visit & DIY Workshop @ My Nature Leisure Farm

Sepang is well known for its dragon fruits plantations, in fact it’s with the biggest dragon fruits plantations in Malaysia 🇲🇾

When you’re at Sepang, you can easily spot the cactus alike dragon fruits plants almost everywhere here 🤩

Hmm…A dragon fruit a day, keep the doctor away 💪🏻👍🏻

Guess what ❓⁉️

She has spotted the beautiful blooming dragon fruit flowers 😍💕 during her farm visit led by The Nature Leisure Farm founder. Hmm…Curious 🤔 how it looks like❓⁉️ Do check out her TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7135387930431917339 ya 😃😁

Dragon fruit plant is actually part of the cactus family, so it doesn’t require daily watering. It will bloom its flower 1️⃣st, then the dragon fruit is coming next to harvest, yeah‼️

Ohh yes, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed the DIY activities here, of course being impressed with the creativity of food, beverage & dessert creation with dragon fruit 😋👍🏻

  • 💕 Dragon fruit latte
  • 💕 Dragon fruit smoothie 🥤
  • 💕 Dragon fruit jam toast
  • 💕 Passion fruit with dragon fruit puree
  • 💕 Dragon fruit cupcake 🧁
  • 💕 Dragon fruit cheesecake 🍰
  • 💕 Dragon fruit chicken
  • 💕 Dragon fruit fried rice
  • 💕 Dragon fruit sambal for nasi lemak

She got a healthy dragon fruit themed dining during her breakfast & lunch at this nature leisure farm 🍽️😋👍🏻

A special thanks 🙏🏻 for the dragon fruit cheesecake 🍰 recipe, let’s enjoy baking it ya 😁

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She actually has learnt about DIY dragon fruit enzyme from a recent trip, do read her earlier learning story via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/06/23/educational-things-to-do-selangor-malaysia/

Anjung Spotter Sepang

This is an outdoor deck providing an incredible experience for its visitors especially young children to create memories or for an avid fan of the airplane ✈️🛫 to get a closer look at the airplanes

🆓 admission

Its visitors will sure enjoy taking pictures or videos with the departing or landing airplane at the airport from here 🛫🛬

Of course SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 too, do check out her happy TikTok clip captured from her earlier visit at here via 📹🌐 https://vt.tiktok.com/ZSRkN698Q/

Tips📌: Suggest to Google 1️⃣st on the flight departing & landing schedule on the day to plan your visit timing there for 🛫🛬📸 beautiful OOTDs with the airplanes ☺️💕

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/HD7aTgNJ6tjUjGze7
Website🌐: https://www.malaysiaairports.com.my/media-centre/news/malaysias-first-outdoor-plane-observation-deck-opens-kl-international-airport
FB: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=612492179225630&__tn__=C-R

Ohh ya… You can also enjoy the Outdoorgate Solutions Sepang Mangrove River Kayaking, this time SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 doesn’t enjoy canoeing 🛶, instead she enjoyed the river cruise as shared above, perhaps next trip ya 😃😁

Food 😋🤤

Buffet Dinner @ Floating Hut

This floating hut named Grovey Floating House is also part of Outdoorgate Solutions Sepang which offers kayaking through mangrove forests as shared above. It also with mangrove forests guided trekking too

It’s really nice to be at this floating hut for a sunset buffet dinner 🍽️👍🏻, as well as opting for a tatami accommodation in this hut, absolutely a calm peaceful relaxing time spent 😉

Do check out her happy sunset 🌅 dining TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

Yes ✅, as shared above, really a special privilege to meet & greet YB Ronnie 👨🏻‍💼, also the MITA President & Vice President, Mr Uzaidi 👨🏽‍💼 & Ms Mint Leong 👩🏻‍💼at this buffet dinner 🍽️ & heard more about Sepang eco & agro tourism products updates with great positive vibes from them directly

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is absolutely proud that Sungai Sepang Besar is beautiful clean 😍 & surrounded with rich flora & fauna of mangrove forests. She is truly agreeing ✅ with YB Ronnie 👨🏻‍💼 & Mr Uzaidi 👨🏽‍💼that Sepang is really with a great 👍🏻 potential to grow its eco tourism moving forward with the natural resources surrounding it 😃

Address📍: https://goo.gl/maps/sYN9n7vq6tnp8wCe6
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Outdoorgate.asia/

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FuZhou Cuisine Dining @ Restoran STK Sdn Bhd

Ohh wow!! This restaurant actually serves several award winning FuZhou dishes here. SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her travel mates really had a satisfied happy tummy for a lunch dining here 🍽️👍🏻

Personally, she really enjoyed the 2️⃣ dishes from her 1️⃣st dining here ie.

  1. Dong Po Pork Steamed Bun ~ It won the Excellence Award 🏆 This was the 1️⃣st dish served that day &she falls in love with the juicy tasty tender pork while chewing it with the puffy soft bun. So so good that it really deserves the award, highly recommended & a must try ya 😃
  2. Red Wine Mee Sua ~ She loves red wine dishes, so this really is her crave when being served. Just that if the red wine added more, it would be great for her personal tasting preference. Yummy max 😁

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Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/Cny7jUdCcXWZdhkC7
FB: https://www.facebook.com/STK-%E9%85%92%E5%AE%B6-749994681772168/

Hotel Accommodation 🏢

My Nature Leisure Farm 🏡🏘️

Yeah‼️ Happy check-in & enjoyed comfy stay in an air conditioning quad room (For 4️⃣ pax) with attached clean toilet 🚽 & bathroom, hot shower 🚿 available ✅

The decoration surrounding this space is very beautiful artsy 😍, as well as with plants around each of the cabin lodges, very comfy calm

Food catering & tour arrangements to nearby attractions are available upon prior booking ✅

As shared above, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed the dragon fruit farm visit & DIY dragon fruit themed workshops during her stay here😃😁

Do check out her happy cabin lodge check-in & stay with dragon fruit farm visit TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

Not just that, she felt so healthy to enjoy her dragon fruit themed meal during her stay here this time. She has tasted all the DIY dragon fruit drink, food & snacks shared above which she has learnt from the DIY workshops. So so satisfied happy 😁 & highly recommend this place for an educational trip, corporate team building, as well as own self care & self love me time trip too

This farm resort 🏡🏘️ is build with a vision to bringing its guests to living in nature surrounding 💚 This is her 2️⃣nd visit here & got a chance to stay for a night. Do read her earlier 1️⃣ visit story via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/06/23/educational-things-to-do-selangor-malaysia/

Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/kvZKZ1KBA4rWK1KXA
Website 🌐: http://mynature.com.my/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/mynatureleisurefarm/

So, when will you be travelling to Sepang❓⁉️

Let’s plan a trip to Pusing Sepang Dulu ya 😃😁

Environmental Awareness Trip at Pulau Ketam, Selangor, Malaysia

Hey 👋🏻 all, Happy 65th Malaysia National Day 💕🇲🇾💗

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 as a go green supporter this time gonna sharing with you all about her amazing eco & environmental awareness familiarisation (FAM) trip recently at Pulau Ketam 🦀🏝️, Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾

This 2️⃣D1️⃣N FAM trip was well organised 👍🏻 by Holiday Link Sdn Bhd & being supported by Tourism Selangor, Menteri Besar Selangor Incorporated, Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (MITA) & Majlis Pengurusan Komuniti Kampung (MPKK) Bagan Pulau Ketam

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The trip 1️⃣st started with a meet up of all trip participants (Mostly tourism players, travel agents, travel companies & tour guide) & then departed from South Port Passenger Terminal, Port Klang for a speed boat 🛥️ ride with Huat Huat Speedboat of approximately 30mins to Pulau Ketam 🦀🏝

Safe arrival to Pulau Ketam, met & greeted with the tour guide from Pulau Ketam, Mr Loo & then captured a group photo 📸 @ KETAM signboard. All trip participants then left their luggage at Sea Lion Hotel for Pulau Ketam guided walking tour of approximately 3️⃣ hours

During this walking🚶🏻‍♀️tour, all trip participants get to explore the island’s local community & facilities ie. Balai Bomba 🚒🧑‍🚒 Sukarela, Government clinic of 💯 years old 🏥, police station, Maybank 🏧🏦, power station ⛽, temple ⛩️, 3️⃣ primary schools & 1️⃣ secondary school 🏫, the only 1️⃣ dried prawn processing factory on the island 🏝 , several seafood wholesalers, street wall art & many more

Do check out her happy travel to Pulau Ketam with guided walk tour & hotel check in TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐 

https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7137064871660719387

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After the walking tour, all enjoyed tasty fresh seafood lunch served in Restoran Heng Heng Kopitiam 🍽️😋👍🏻

After lunch, met with Tok Chua Kim Lin, the President of Majlis Pengurusan Komuniti Kampung (MPKK) Bagan Pulau Ketam, Negeri Selangor. Tok Chua Kim Lin has encouraged all trip participants to organise more tours/ trips to visit to Pulau Ketam. During the met-up session, Mr. Kenny Ng, Vice President (VP) Inbound of MITA has suggested to Tok Chua Kim Lin to organise more cleaning & rubbish collection campaigns as rubbish are observed during the walking tour in Pulau Ketam & this may affect the potential tourism growth of this island to the tourists. This session ended with a tea time treat by MPKK Bagan Pulau Ketam @ Restoran Heng Heng Kopitiam 🍽️🥣🍤🥤😋👍🏻  as an appreciation to all trip participants

Checked in to Sea Lion Hotel 🏨🛏️, then the trip participants also get to enjoy an approximately 2️⃣ hours Pulau Ketam boat tour 🛥️ to visit the fish farm, Sg. Lima, eagle 🦅 feeding, dolphin (Yes ✅, all so happy as seen some small dolphins 🐬🐬 from far), fish wall art & Mangrove Villa homestay inspection

Do check out her happy boat tour ride TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

All trip participants ended the day with a satisfied fresh seafood platter dinner at Restoran Jia Jia 🍽️😋👍🀼ôŽ°Š

The highlight of this trip that SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed personally is the visit & environmental awareness program at the Pulau Ketam Tzu Chi Environmental Protection Recycling Station (Tzu Chi) ♻️ which established since 25 Oct 2011 in Pulau Ketam 🦀🏝️

All trip participants get to participate in the local environmental awareness program with Tzu Chi volunteers. The program started with an introduction of Tzu Chi Association & their go green 💚♻️ efforts by Tzu Chi Association in Pulau Ketam to raise the environmental awareness. From this session, all trip participants got to know that the rubbish condition in Pulau Ketam 🦀🏝️ has been improved better since the go green awareness efforts by Tzu Chi to the local island residents here , of course it can be improved greater for a cleaner Pulau Ketam in near future for the local island residents as well as local & foreign visitors

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Next, a warm up body session with a light aerobic exercise led by the Tzu Chi volunteers. Then, followed with a split of 2️⃣ groups trip participants for an outdoor activity to the nearby recycle collection station to assemble & classification of reusable resources, then collected all the reusable resources into the reusable fish nets & returned to Pulau Ketam Tzu Chi Environmental Protection Station ♻️

After the group photo 📸 session of all trip participants with the reusable resources collected, hand washing session & then the reusable resources processing explanation session by Tzu Chi volunteers. All trip participants get to understand the brief features of the processing & transferring reusable ♻️✅ resources by the different grade of plastics

It’s really not easy to do recycling 💚♻️, of course the 1️⃣st buy in of the local residents to willingly put in the reusable resources into the collection station set up. However, there are a minority of local residents that misused the collection station as another dustbin on the island 🙄

After the collection of reusable resources, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has learnt that lots of tedious works involved especially the separation of different parts of a plastic reusable resources collected. Other reusable resources collected are glass 🍾, boxes/ cardboard 📦, papers ğŸ—žï¸, books 📚, CDs etc.

Guess what❓⁉️

Glass bottles 🍾🍾 can be recycled by using a special machine to crushing them into small glass pieces, then can be mixed into soil for plantation 🌱🌿🌳 purposes

Amazing learning gained 👍🏻

Yeah‼️ A yummy healthy vegetarian lunch 🍽️😋👍🏻 prepared by Tzu Chi volunteers as an appreciation to all trip participants for their visit & go green activity participation by all trip participants

All enjoyed the lunch happily 😃😁

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The program is then followed by Q&A, as well as an experience sharing session. During the sharing session, Tzu Chi volunteers have encouraged all the trip participants to include an environmental awareness session in their tours or trips organised moving forward, so that more people will be encouraged to start their own go green habits respectively ğŸ’šâ™»ï¸ğŸŒŽ

Ms Yap SC of Holiday Link Sdn Bhd, the trip organiser has shared her appreciation 🙏🏻💗 to all trip participants for their participation in this FAM trip & encouraged all trip participants to start organising similar environmental awareness tours/ trips moving forward

Ms Yik Thim of Tourism Selangor shared that her shopping habit now is too lazy to buy 🛍️ It means if she knows she will throw the item subsequently, she will not buy it now ❌🛍️ It’s a good way to reduce on 3️⃣R efforts. She has added that she does home cooking 🧑🏻‍🍳, so now she uses her kitchen waste / food waste from her daily home cooking preparation as home plant fertilizer. Then, her home plant 🌿🌱 will then grow as her own home cooking ingredients. Amazing way of being environmentally friendly ğŸ’šğŸŒŽ

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Ms Jennifer of Tzu Chi has added that parcels 📦 from online shopping actually causing lots of headache in Tzu Chi’s recycle efforts especially the sticking tape on the parcel 📦 box that the Tzu Chi volunteers have to remove the tapes from each parcel box 📦 during the process of recycling the reusable resources

Mr, Kenny Ng, VP Inbound of MITA has suggested to Tzu Chi volunteers to collaborate more with the associations outside of Pulau Ketam 🦀🏝️, also to start influencing the younger generations to educate them on 3️⃣R efforts ie. Reduce, Reuse & Recycle ♻️. Those can reuse or repair, don’t buy 🆕 one

At the end of this trip, many trip participants have agreed 💯👍🏻 to organise more eco & environmental awareness tours moving forward & start with own self 1️⃣st & then influencing people around on go green ♻️ habits ~ 3️⃣Rs for a better planet ğŸŒŽ to live in

Yes ✅, let’s all continue to do our part for a better living environment, each of us play an important role in go green efforts ya 💪🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻‘s happy participation of this environmental recycling activities TikTok clip captured via 📹🌐

https://www.tiktok.com/@siennylovesdraw/video/7136333142108982554

In addition, every 3️⃣rd Sunday of each month is designated as Tzu Chi Recycling Day nationwide in Malaysia 🇲🇾, so the public can just drop by any Tzu Chi Recycling Centre/ Point ♻️ to volunteer time in sorting out recyclables at the centre & safeguard the Earth ğŸŒŽ hand in hand, more details via 🌐 https://www.tzuchi.my/en/join-us/recycling-centres

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to recommend this as an educational activity for our younger generation especially to impart environmental knowledge, raise environmental awareness & encourage all to protect our Mother Earth through practical actions ♻️👍🏻

Alternatively, if you’re a corporate or schools that would like to organise group visit with program etc. to Tzu Chi Recycling Centre ♻️, you may submit your application form to Tzu Chi for arrangement via 🌐 https://creatorapp.zohopublic.com/tcapps_tzuchi/mos/form-perma/Tzu_Chi_s_Caring_for_Community/CGrzWfhMDZyxNAvbT7GYfUuKv7mYa80zheU29OQyf1BPnreT91xXeznj3w89vVRtsDTTuJuG5qGCdRb6KwjqZZubxWM4ECHEp91u

The Launch of Marvels in Hong Kong event series to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

The Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, Jakarta (HKETO Jakarta) has recently launched Marvels in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 : 25 Years & Beyond on 24 August 2022 (Wed) ie. A dedicated event series to be held in Malaysia 🇲🇾, Indonesia 🇮🇩 & The Philippines 🇵🇭 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) & to showcase Hong Kong 🇭🇰 ’s latest developments in areas such as arts, culture & tourism

It encompasses a wide array of engaging activities on topics such as Hong Kong 🇭🇰 trade & economy, business environment as well as tourism & culture, tailored for audiences from all walks of life in Malaysia 🇲🇾 & greater ASEAN communities

HKETO Jakarta jointly held with the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) a media launch ceremony in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 🇲🇾 to mark the official debut of the event series

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was invited 📧 as a media member to witness this launch of Marvels in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 : 25 Years & Beyond

Addressed at the media launch ceremony, the Director-General of HKETO Jakarta, Mr Law Kin-wai 👨🏻‍💼 said that Hong Kong 🇭🇰 is a highly international city 🌇🌃 with immense appeal beyond its widely known advantages in business & trade. He cited as an example the landmark development of the West Kowloon Cultural District (WKCD), an emerging global arts & cultural hub featuring world-class attractions including the Xiqu Centre, the M+ museum & the Hong Kong Palace Museum

Mr Law added that under the 14th 5️⃣-Year Plan of the country, Hong Kong 🇭🇰 is clearly positioned as an East-meets-West centre for international cultural & arts exchange. The city will further consolidate its relevant edge with the completion of the East Kowloon Cultural Centre, the Lyric Theatre Complex in the WKCD & the Kai Tak Sports Park as a mega performance venue

Also speaking at the event, the Regional Director of Southeast Asia of the HKTB, Mr Raymond Chan 🙋🏻‍♂️ said that Hong Kong 🇭🇰 has always been close to the hearts 💕 of Malaysian travellers 🇲🇾👫👭👬 & Malaysia 🇲🇾 is an important key source market for Hong Kong 🇭🇰 With the 🆕 infrastructure development & experiences in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 , the city cannot wait to welcome Malaysian travellers 🇲🇾👫👭👬 back to Hong Kong 🇭🇰 to experience the 🆕 tourism offerings

He added that under Hong Kong 🇭🇰’s national development plan, it’s clearly positioned it as an East-meets-West Centre for International Cultural Exchange. More cultural assets ie. The East Kowloon Cultural Centre & The Lyrics Theatre Complex to be completed in 2023 & 2024 respectively. In parallel, the Kai Tak Sports Park will soon be completed to serve as the largest sports & performance venue with 50K seats, wow‼️🤩

During the launch, Mr Martin from HKTB further shared about the 360 Hong Kong 🇭🇰 Moments : New Adventures at Every Turn which covers below,

  • Arts & Culture
  1. M+
  2. HK Palace Museum
  3. Xiqu Centre
  4. West Kowloon Art Park
  • Great Outdoors
  1. Cycling 🚴‍♀️ in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 ~ Tuen Mun to Sha Tin/ Ma On Shan route & Cycling 🚴‍♂️ on Cheung Chau
  2. Sai Kung ~ Water & outdoor activities, UNESCO & Yim Tin Tsai
  3. Peng Chau
  4. Sha Tau Kok ~ Lai Chi Wo, Kat O & Ap Chau
  • Explore & Play
  1. Hong Kong Disneyland ~ Castle of Magical Dreams & Momentous Lightshow
  2. Ocean Park Water World
  3. LEGOLAND Dsicovery Centre
  4. The Peak ~ Peak Tram, Madame Tussaud’s, Love Rocks @ Sky Terrace 428 & Monopoly Dreams
  • Shop, Dine, Stay
  1. Neighborhood
  2. Wing
  3. Central Market
  4. PENICILLIN
  5. JAJA

More details for your trip planning via 🌐 https://www.discoverhongkong.com/seasia/what-s-new/highlights/newadventures.html

Also to check out SiennyLovesDrawing’s TikTok clip captured from this exciting sharing session to get to know what’s new to travel & explore In Hong Kong 🇭🇰 ya 😃😁

The HKTB also invited local celebrities & artists in Malaysia 🇲🇾 , Mr Jason Phang & Ms Koe Yeet to highlight the latest information & must-go spots for tourists visiting Hong Kong through interactive activities & artwork, showcasing the city’s unique character with its iconic East-meets-West culture & a dynamic mix of the old & the new

SiennyLovesDrawing also missed the Hong Kong dim sum & Polo bun as shared by Ms Koe Yeet & Mr Jason Phang when both being asked what’s the things that they missed the most in Hong Kong 🇭🇰 Hmm…She just can’t wait to revisit Hong Kong for shopping 🛍 & food, yeah‼️👍🏻😃

HKETO Jakarta presented at the event the theme song ğŸŽµ ğŸŽ¶ of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the HKSAR, “Heading Forward”, to share the joy & excitement of this important milestone

The Marvels in Hong Kong series encompasses a wide array of events such as roving exhibitions, cultural performances & media gatherings to underscore the remarkable achievements of the HKSAR over the past 25 years

Under the event series, HKETO Jakarta is now hosting an exhibition entitled “Marvels in Hong Kong: 25 Years & Beyond” in Paradigm Mall, Kuala Lumpur this weekend, not to miss it ya 😃

SiennyLovesDrawing is excited to be there, see you all ya

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Amazing Scenic Getaway in Kundasang, Sabah of Malaysia

Hey all 👋🏻☺️, as refer to SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s earlier blog post about her Best Moments in Sabah, Malaysia 🇲🇾 , if you’ve missed it, you may enjoy your read via 🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2022/06/30/best-moments-in-kota-kinabalu-kudat-keningau-tenom-of-sabah-malaysia-%c2%b7-day-by-day-itinerary/

In this blog post, she will share about her amazing scenic getaway with FLYPOD Kinabalu Mountain Lodge, Kundasang, Sabah of Malaysia 神山飛点山庄 ğŸžï¸ğŸ¡ğŸ›ŒğŸ»ğŸ’¤ğŸ˜ƒ

Actually SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 wasn’t in her itinerary planning to travel to Kundasang ğŸžï¸during this recent Sabah trip. However, just because of a beautiful coincidence that she got to know & engage with FLYPOD team (🌐 https://www.facebook.com/flypodhotelkk/) , a great 👍🏻 1️⃣ stop travel solutions provider, then she got to enjoy a fully recharged mind, body & soul, an awesome scenic getaway at FLYPOD Kinabalu Mountain Lodge ğŸ¡ğŸžï¸ğŸ‘

So, she has checked out & stored her big backpack ğŸŽ’ with FLYPOD Hotel 🏨 (Fee applies ✅), then enjoyed yummy brunch 😋🍽️☕ @ FLYPOD Restaurant before departed to Kundasang ğŸžï¸ with Sky Tee & Jane of FLYPOD team 👫🏻🚗☺️💕

FLYPOD Kinabalu Mountain Lodge ğŸžï¸ğŸ¡ğŸ›ŒğŸ»ğŸ’¤ is centrally located at Kinabalu Park, Sabah. It offers a strategic location 📍& comfortable environment with beautiful scenery 😍🤩, if you’re planning your hiking 🥾 to Mount Kinabalu ⛰️, do check out this lodge ğŸžï¸ğŸ›ŒğŸ»ğŸ’¤â›°ï¸

Ohh ya…It was took over by a 🆕 management ie. FLYPOD & with its soft opening on 1 Feb 2022. It requires a 2.5 hours car ride 🚗 from FLYPOD Hotel 🏨, Kota Kinabalu International Airport ✈️ & Tanjung Aru Railway Station 🚉 You may engage for the transport service either car, van or bus 🚗🚐🚌 to reach to this lodge with FLYPOD team ya 👍🏻

With the 🆕 FLYPOD team management since Feb 2022, this lodge ğŸžï¸ğŸ›ŒğŸ»ğŸ’¤â›°ï¸ğŸ‘ğŸ» is now much improved on its cleanliness & well equipped for all its guests’ necessity comparatively if you’ve read up the TripAdvisor reviews made prior Feb 2022. SiennyLovesDrawing has shared & contributed her TripAdvisor review via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/ShowUserReviews-g3845613-d1028871-r852907728-Kinabalu_Mountain_Lodge-Kundasang_Ranau_Sabah.html based on her lodge stay in July 2022, so more travelers got an updated review, sharing is caring as always ya ☺️💕

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Kinabalu Park ğŸžï¸ğŸŒ³ was gazetted in 1964 to protect Mount Kinabalu ⛰️ & its flora & fauna 🌳🌳, also Malaysia 🇲🇾 ’s 1️⃣st World Heritage Site declared by the UNESCO in Dec 2000 for its outstanding universal values & the role as 1️⃣ of the most important biological sites in the world ğŸŒŽ Plenty of nature activities available especially enjoy the trekking trails ğŸžï¸â›°ï¸ğŸ¥¾ğŸ‘ğŸ», more info via 🌐 https://www.mountkinabalu.com/mount-kinabalu/kinabalu-park

Yeah‼️ You may request to stop by the Nabalu Craft Market before heading up the lodge for a quick shopping 🛍️🛒 Had a safe arrival with FLYPOD team though the roads up to the lodge is slightly steep, then enjoyed a cuppa of hot honey 🍯 as welcome drink 😋💕 from the friendly staff here at this lovely lodge, yes ✅, she did felt being home 🏡 & welcomed 🤗

When arrived, 1️⃣st impression to her, it’s absolutely suitable for a nature 🌳🌳 getaway from the busy city 🌆🌇 lifestyle & to enjoy relaxing. Totally an ideal 👍🏻 place for travelers within Kinabalu Park area ğŸžï¸

Let’s stay & enjoy a nice up close nature getaway with the view of the green nature of Kundasang valleys ğŸžï¸â›°ï¸ğŸŒ³ğŸŒ³

Do enjoy her TikTok clip captured from her awesome stay here via 📹🌐

This lodge ğŸžï¸ğŸ¡ğŸ›ŒğŸ»ğŸ’¤ is actually owned by FLYPOD which was established in 2017, it was took over & then with soft opening in Feb 2022. FLYPOD is a management company for different business divisions & based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. FLYPOD aspires to be 1️⃣ of the prime movers of the local tourism industry in Sabah, Malaysia 🇲🇾 with FLYPOD Hotel, FLYPOD Restaurant, FLYPOD Cafe Lounge & this Kinabalu Mountain Lodge, also upcoming FLYPOD beachfront, all are set to thrive in serving both domestic & international travellers to Sabah, Malaysia 🇲🇾 Also to be 1️⃣ of the leading sustainable & environmental friendly 💚tourism organizations in the Sabah tourism industry to providing memorable travel experiences to all visitors

It sets 9️⃣km from Mount Kota Kinabalu ⛰️ to offer accommodation 🛌🏻💤 with a restaurant, a shared lounge & a 24-hour front desk for all its guests’ convenience. There is a private bathroom with bidet in some units, along with slippers, a hairdryer & 🆓 toiletries. It offers airport shuttle service with an applicable fee 🚗✈️

This lodge has a garden & sun terrace. She has checked into a Queen Room with Balcony in FLYPOD Kinabalu Mountain Lodge for a comfy night stay 🛌🏻😴💤 Love the comfortable pillow & bed 🛏️ Her room is with attached bathroom & fully equipped with all necessity inclusive of electric kettle, cups, toiletries, tissue papers, towels, water heater, fan (No need for air conditioner, it’s absolute chill cozy with its cooling weather). If required, you may request for mosquito repellent, heater, iron & hair dryer from the hotel reception

Ohh ya…Thanks so much for the mosquito repellent spray & heater set up in her room by its friendly polite lodge staff. The free WiFi connection 📶 here was good during her stay here as she managed to do a work Gmeet 👍🏻 upon her checked in, yeah!! 😀

She loves ❤️ the peaceful calm environment here so much, making she easily fall asleep here, cooling nice ☁️🌡️👍🏻

Guess what❓⁉️

She really had a good rest during her stay here, nice deep sleep 💤😴 with its calm soothing surroundings â›°ï¸ğŸžï¸ğŸ’šğŸŒ³ğŸŒ³ Absolutely a good stay to enjoy maximum rest here 👍🏻

Do check out her FB album posted on her Sabah travels via 📸🌐

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She woke up happily after a great 👍🏻 early night rest here 🛌🏻💤👍🏻 She loves the nice valley view 🪟 from her room & enjoyed birds singing in the morning 🌄🕊️🐦

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is fully charged & energized from her good night rest here 🛌🏻💤👍🏻The cosy comfy environment here making her easily fall asleep on the bed 🛏️, it’s absolutely a good place for resting, highly recommended 👍🏻

During her stay, she has met 2️⃣ Singapore travelers, Naz & Lucas, had good chat with them to exchange travel stories & experiences 👫🏻😃😁 They love their cozy comfy stay here & recommended the trekking 🥾 at Kinabalu Park

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Ohh ya…You can enjoy steamboat meal 🫕🍲 during your stay here, absolutely a great 👍🏻 dining choice with its nice cooling ☁️🌡️, yummy 😋🤤 max

She got to enjoy her favorite hot green bean soup 🥣 (From earlier night supper as she missed it due to fall asleep 💤 unpredictably from the cosy comfy room 🛌🏻), hot honey & fried noodles as breakfast 😋👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing got amazed & loved the beautiful view of the Donkey head peak of Mountain Kota Kinabalu 🤩😍 during her morning walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️with Sky Tee & the absolute friendly guard dog, Happy 🐕‍🦺🦴

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Highly recommended👏🏻👍🏻 SiennyLovesDrawing really love & enjoyed her great stay here 👩🏻❤️💕

It’s really a good place to be at if you wish to enjoy a silent retreat, me time as well as family time with cooling weather & green nature view

Insider news: There will be a family room soon here (Now construction 🏗️🚧 in progress) with view 🪟 overlooking beautiful mountain valley 😍🤩🌄 Definitely worth to enjoy family time here

Absolutely a good 1️⃣ stop travel hospitality service enjoyed during SiennyLovesDrawing’s extended stay with FLYPOD Hotel 🏨, she really impressed with the friendly customer services from the FLYPOD team, including the guard dog, Happy 🐕‍🦺🦴 @ FLYPOD Kinabalu Mountain Lodge 😃😁 Do keep up the great customer service spirits, SiennyLovesDrawing for sure will be back again, see you ya

Highly recommended you all to connect with FLYPOD team for your Sabah travel ya 👏🏻🙌🏻👍🏻.

~ FLYPOD, Be welcomed. Be fulfilled. Be at home ~

Yes ✅, SiennyLovesDrawing did felt being home 🏡 & welcomed 💕🤗 during her stay here, will be back again for sure ğŸžï¸ğŸŒ³ğŸ›ŒğŸ»ğŸ’¤

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Address📍: https://maps.app.goo.gl/3KHuKRRk5FJatQYs8 (SiennyLovesDrawing has also contributed her Google review as a Google Local Guide ☺️)
FB🌐: https://www.facebook.com/kmlsabah/

Yeah‼️ #AnywherewithGL ~ SiennyLoves Drawing loves her 🆕 travel companion with Gaston Luga waterproof backpacks ğŸŽ’during this trip 🇲🇾 #sharingiscaring to all #travelbackpack lovers â¤ï¸ğŸŽ’ğŸ’• ~ 15%OFF code “SLD15OFF” & a 🆓 tote bag by purchase every #GastonLuga #backpack or bundle via 🛒🛍️🌐 https://gastonluga.com/my/backpacks

A comfy shoe is recommended for travelling, siennyLovesDrawing has opted for 👟 #LuccaVudorSG ~ Absolutely comfy leather sneakers 👟 for this whole Sabah trip , loving it 💕❤️, 🛒🛍️🌐 https://luccavudor.com/product/

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