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MITA Productive Business Networking @ Terengganu

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has recently participated as 1️⃣ of the media members 👭👫👬 for the Malaysian Inbound Tourism Association (MITA)’s Business Networking 3️⃣D2️⃣N trip 🎒🕶🧢 at Terengganu 🇲🇾 with approximately 90 pax of the tourism industry players/ delegates 👭👫👬 from nationwide 🇲🇾in particular Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Singapore etc.

This is her 3️⃣rd participation, 1️⃣st was at Langkawi Island 🌴🏖🏝 & 2️⃣nd was at Negeri Sembilan, refer links 👩🏻‍💻📝 below,
🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/mita-business-networking-langkawi-island/

🌐 https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/09/07/mita-showcasing-tourism-producsts-negeri-sembilan-%F0%9F%87%B2%F0%9F%87%BE/

Hmm…What’s the objectives 📌 of this MITA Business To Business (B2B) at Terengganu❓⁉️

Terengganu’s tourism industry has been booming 📈 & hence to introduce its tourism destinations📍📍

Guess what❓⁉️

Most of the tourism players 👫👭👬 in China 🇨🇳 has recently indicated that East Coast of Malaysia 🇲🇾 gonna be the next target destinations 📍📍for the China tourists 🇨🇳👬👭👫 as shared by Mr Uzaidi Udanis, the Chairman of Tourism Productivity Nexus during the press conference of this successfull event

So, MITA aims to,
1) Showcasing Tourism Products @ Terengganu
2) Networking among tourism players 👭👫👬
3) Maximizing ⬆️ the productivity of local tourism asset, including locally produced art & craft 🎨🖌

4) Providing a platform 🗣👥👤👥 to identify issues & challenges in hampering productivity growth 📈
5) Having engagement opportunities on strategic planning, best management practices & collaboration with government agencies, industry & community leaders 👭👬👫
6) Receiving the latest updates 📌 on strategies by Local Tourism Authorities i.e. Tourism Malaysia Terengganu, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia (MOTAC), Tourism Productivity Nexus, Malaysian Productivity Council (MPC) etc. 👍🏻
7) Implementing Tourism Product Audit practices

MITA B2B Networking

Plenty of concurrent sessions during this tourism event in the grand ballroom of Primula Beach 🏖🏝 Resort 🏢,

  • Launching of Gimmick
  • Productivity Pledge
  • ezBE consultation ~ An online self- assessment tool 👩🏻‍💻👨🏻‍💻 to gauge an entity/ organisation’s succes, more details via 🌐 http://wayup.my/index.php/ezbe-assessment-tool/
  • Productivity Gain Measurement (PGM) consultation ~ Productivity measurement on an organisation’s efficiency before & after interventions completed, more details via 🌐 http://www.mpc.gov.my/epgm/
  • B2B networking
  • Panel forum 🗣👥👤👥 about “Driving Productivity of Terengganu Tourism Industry by moderator 👨🏽‍💼 , Dato’ K. Thangavelu

Hmm…Curious 🤔 about where are the exciting tourist destinations📍📍within Terengganu❓⁉️

You may check out her 👩🏻 tweets 📌 thread with ?? replies of trip updates shared 😉😀

Let’s sharing here a sneak peak 👀 of the places 📍📍visited ya 😝😉

Tourist Destinations Visit @ Terengganu

Breakfast ☕️🍛 @ Warong Norazila Kuala Ibai

It’s SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻’s 2️⃣nd visit, still delicious tasty 😋 with just RM3.50/ plate, a must have 👍🏻👆🏻breakfast in Terengganu 😃

Nasi Dagang 🍛❓⁉️

It’s a glutinous rice 🍚 dish served with fresh fish 🐟 named “Ikan Tongkol” in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language 👍🏻👆🏻It’s a bit shinny looking due to the fish 🐟 oil & coconut 🌴🥥 of it’s cooking preparation. Recommended to eat with the curry 🍛 served, more delicious tasty 😋🤤👍🏻

It remains tasty delicious 😋🤤 as always

Address📍: 20, Jalan Batu Buruk, Taman Midah, 20400 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Contact no.: +6013-9474444 & +6016-6064000

FB: https://m.facebook.com/warongnorazilaBK/

 

Not to be missed‼️ Amazing river 💦💧cruise ⛴ to visiting to its beautiful Crystal 💎💠 Mosque 🕌 @ Islamic Edutainment Park aka Taman Tamadun Islam (TTI) in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language 😀

It’s located 📍in a small natural island 🌴 named Wan Man Island & off of east coast of Terengganu. This 22 hectares unique interactive theme park is featuring the Islamic 🕍 teaching & to demonstrate the achievement of Islamic architecturesince 🕋 establishment in Feb 2008

It also provides an interactive tram 🚃🚋 journey to the famous Islamic monuments e.g. Taj Mahal 🕌 of India 🇮🇳 , Al-Hambra Citadel 🕌 of Spain 🇪🇸 etc.

Address📍: Pulau Wan Man, Losong Panglima Perang, 21000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Website 🌐: http://www.tti.com.my/

FB 🌐: https://www.facebook.com/Taman-Tamadun-Islam-135788076508646/

Chinatown 🛒🛍

It’s 1️⃣st established by the Chinese community in the late 19th century & was once a commercial hub with the Chinese built the traditionally designed shop houses 🏘🏘 according to their place of origin, Mainland China 🇨🇳

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It has been declared as a heritage site📍by the United Nation’s UNESCO under its World 🌍🗺 Monument Watch Programme to ensure beautification & preservation of its pre-colonial heritage significant 🏛⛩ The Chinese community is living harmoniously with the majority Malay community here in Terengganu by blending well with the local culture & heritage, speaking fluent local dialect while retaining their own identity 👍🏻✌🏻

 

Do walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ along the Chinatown to enjoy the atmosphere & appreciate the colourful eclectic architecture. There are souvenir 🛍🎁shops, restaurants 🍽🍴, electronic 📺🖥, grocery shops, wall murals 🎨🖌 with 2️⃣ temples ⛩⛩ named Ho Ann Temple & Thien Hou Temple

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & friends 👫👭👬 had a great lunch 🍽🍴 at Chinatown too 🤩😉

Address📍: Along Jalan Bandar & Jalan Kampung Cina, 21000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Website 🌐: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinatown,_Kuala_Terengganu

Souvenirs🛍🎁❓⁉️

Let’s go for batik Terengganu shopping 🛒🛍 @ Noor Arfa Craft Complex 🏢, you can get other local crafts too 😍🤩

Address📍: Noor Arfa Craft Complex, Lot 4153, Cendering Industrial Area, 21080 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Website 🌐: noor-arfa.com

Hmm…What to bring back as food souvenirs from Terengganu❓⁉️

Do check out for keropok lekor i.e. steamed / fried fish 🐟🐟 cakes & keropok ikan i.e. fish 🐟🐟 crackers 😋😋

Address📍: Keropok Cap BuBu, 8A, Jalan Kemaman-Kuantan, Kg. Chendor, 26080 Kuantan, Pahang, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎️📱: Awie +6013-9494975 & +6017-8288002

 

She had 1️⃣ night hotel stay 🛌🛀🏻🚿 with Primula Beach 🏖 🏝 Resort 🏢

She was in a deluxe room with her roommate 👭, 1️⃣st impression when stepped in 👣 the comfy & lovely carpeted room. It sports a contemporary look & with a private balcony overlooking half the city 🌆🏙 view & half the sea 🌊 view with sandy beach 🏖🏝

You can opt for a city 🌆🏙 view or a pool 🏊🏻‍♀️🏊🏻‍♂️ view of this deluxe rooms selection

A well furnished room with an intelligent control panel near the bed 🛏 for the air-conditioning system❄️💨, lights🛋💡, radio📻, coloured TV 📺 with cable channel & other electrical appliances. The room comes with a safety box 🗝, tea or coffee ☕️ making facilities, mini-bar, iron, ironing board, a hair dryer & toiletries

Her room air-conditioner not working well, luckily still had a comfy sleep 💤😴🛏, not too warm ohh….

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed the wide variety breakfast 🍽🍴☕️ e.g. Nasi Dagang 🍛, pink Nasi Lemak, porridge 🥣, cheese 🧀 & toast etc served at Bayu Restaurant 👍🏻😋🤤

Address📍: Jalan Persinggahan, 20400 Kuala Terengganu , Terengganu, West Malaysia

Website 🌐: http://www.primulahotels.com/

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

 

Tourist Destinations Visit @ Redang Island 🌴 🏖🏝

It’s her 1️⃣st time exploring this island 🌴🏖🏝Yeah‼️

She really enjoyed her 1️⃣ night hotel stay 🛌🛀🏻🚿 with Laguna Redang Resort 🌴🏖🏝🏢

Address📍: Pasir Panjang, Redang Island, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Website 🌐: http://www.lagunaredang.com.my/

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

Dive Station for Snorkelling

Do stay tune for her next blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 to sharing her stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿🛋 & travel experience 🤩 @ Redang Island 🌴 🏖🏝ya

 

Ohh ya…Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing👩🏻’s top contributor👆🏻account via🌐https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her recent reviews on the Terengganu & Redang Island’s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay 👩🏻‍💻📝

Interested❓⁉️

Do check out 🌐 www.mitaevent.com or  🌐 https://www.facebook.com/MITAMsia/ for upcoming MITA events 🤗

Yeah‼️Certificate📜of appreciation for SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 as media for this tourism event 😃 Special thank you 🙏🏻 for the continuous trust in her editorial 👩🏻👩🏻‍💻📝

A memorable group photo 📸 captured

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Sea Turtle Package @ Resorts World Kijal

Yeah‼️ When SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was travelled to Terengganu, Malaysia 🇲🇾 for the squid 🦑 jigging festival early this year, she was wishing & hoping for the famous turtles 🐢🐢 watching 👀 at night 🌃🌌 in the same state too

Guess what ❓⁉️

Her dream came true with the exclusive media invitation 📩📧💌 by Resorts World Genting (RWG) 🏢🏞🚠 to witness the circle of life as turtles 🐢🐢 return to the beach at its Resorts World Kijal (RWK)🏢🏝🏖, Terengganu, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Yes ✅, she 👩🏻 is blessed 😇 Of course she will continue to deliver her best in her blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 passion ya 😃✌🏻

Yeah‼️ Turtles 🐢🐢 watching 👀‼️

 

The amazing 🤩 sight of a mum turtle 🐢 that ambled up to the beach 🏝🏖 to ensure that her next generation ~ baby turtles 🐢 🐢 are safely deposited in sand always 1️⃣ to cherish. As the turtle 🐢 watching 👀 season on Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾’s East Coast reaches its peak from May to Sept annually, RWK 🏢🏝🏖in Terengganu remains as 1️⃣ of the best 👍🏻 places in Malaysia 🇲🇾 to spot & appreciate these majestic creatures on their annual return to the shore 🐢🏝🌊 Yeah‼️

Obviously straight away she said “Yes ✅” & RSVPed her participation ✌🏻😃😁 Hurray‼️

Upon arrival & checked in, she 👩🏻 was 1️⃣st impressed with its window view ~ The breathtaking sea 🌊 & the biggest swimming pool 🏊‍♂️🏊‍♀️ in Terengganu  😍🤩 Ohh wow‼️

 

Of course she had enjoyed her comfy stay 😴 in the premier room with sea view of RWK🏢🏝🏖

A fully furnished & spacious room space 👍👍

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 A great 👍 satisfaction from her stay vacation 🛀🛋️🚿🚽

She was wake up by the beautiful sunrise 🌄🌅 view from her room 😍 😍

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 highly recommended 👆 this resort 🏢🏝🏖 especially for a family weekend getaway with the kids🧒👦👧🧑 or even a school trip 

Why❓⁉️

Definitely an educational stay for the kids🧒👦👧🧑to learn about the turtle 🐢conservation 💚 in Terengganu, Malaysia 🇲🇾 Refer below captures from SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 friends👭’ kids 👦🧑 participation

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Being a high⬆️-trafficked area, RWK 🏢🏝🏖 has its own turtle 🐢 conservation programme in place to ensure the safety of both the turtles 🐢🐢 & their eggs🥚🥚

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Yes✅ , RWK 🏢🏝🏖 ‘s own turtles 🐢🐢 hatchery 🥚🥚

Regular cleanings (Including annual beach 🏝🏖 cleanupsss 😀) are done to ensure the beach 🏝🏖 is safe for both turtle landings 🐢🐢 & its guests’  👭👬👫 activities 👍🏻💪🏻

Bravo‼️ 👏🙌 RWK 🏢🏝🏖 always continue working with the Terengganu Department of Fisheries 🐟🐟 to seek official protection for its beach 🏖🏝 & to certify ✍🏻📜 its guests’  👭👬👫 turtle 🐢 conservation 💚 programme

She  👩🏻 was informed by the RWK’s turtle conservation officer named Mr Ragu 👨🏽 that turtles 🐢🐢 usually arrive on Terengganu beaches 🏝🏖 from May to Sept, mainly consisting of the common Green Turtle 🐢 aka Chelonia Mydas & the occasionally rare Hawksbill Turtle 🐢 aka Eretmochelys Imbricate. Returning by instinct to the very area that they were hatched🥚🥚🐢🐢, the 7.6km beach 🏝🏖 at RWK 🏢🏝🏖 is 1️⃣ of these hallowed places

Despite turtles 🐢🐢 watching 👀, this RWG🏢🏞🚠’s turtles 🐢🐢 conservation 💚 efforts @ RWK 🏢🏝🏖 also supported by various of its guests’  👭👬👫 activities,

i. Turtle 🐢 Eggs 🥚🥚 Planting

A proper briefing 🗣️👥👥👥 will be provided with the Dos ✅ & Don’ts , including a demostration by the resort’s turtles 🐢🐢 rangers

Bravo‼️ This is important to ensure all the precious turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚🥚are all appropriately planted by RWK 🏢🏝🏖 ‘s guests 👭👬👫 accordingly

 

Some of the guidance are,

  • Must wear gloves before holding the eggs 🥚🥚
  • Dig the hole with enough depth for eggs 🥚🥚 planting (It’s advisable to have between 6️⃣️ to 🔟 eggs🥚🥚in each planting nest)
  • Once hold the egg🥚, not to turn the egg 🥚in any directions
  • Put the egg 🥚slowly on the ground of the hole prepared for turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚🥚planting
  • Then, covered the sand, fence up & labelled with date of egg🥚planting

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For about 3️⃣ months, the eggs🥚🥚will lay incubating in the sand, only for the hatchlings 🐢🐢 to emerge during a full moon 🌕 & speed their way to the ocean 🌊

In the years to come, many will return 🐢🐢 to the very same beach 🏖🏝, completing the cycle of life. Of course RWK 🏢🏝🏖 always will be there waiting to welcome them back 🐢🐢🏝🏖🥚🥚

ii. Turtles hatchling releasing🥚🥚🐢🐢 to the ocean 🌊

When SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has holded up a baby turtle 🐢 , she felt touched in her heart ❤️ as only 1️⃣ to 3️⃣️ in 1️⃣️k baby turtles 🐢🐢 will live long enough after releasing to ocean  🌊

Ohh….What❓⁉️

She has blessed kiss 😘 the baby turtle ~ Little Sienny 🐢 ~ to have a safe growing up journey to the sea 🌊

 

It’s advised to let the baby turtles 🐢🐢 to crawling on their own at least short distance from the beach 🏝🏖  to the sea 🌊 , it forms part of their growing journey

 

iii. Coconut tree planting 🌴🥥

Hmm…Why❓⁉️

Coconut trees 🌴🌴🥥🥥 can live 💯+ years, producing over thousands of coconuts 🥥🥥 in it’s lifetimeo‼️ Wow‼️ 😲🤪

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Moreover, coconut trees 🌴🌴🥥🥥 help to protect beach from coastal 🌊 erosion

Do check out SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ‘s awesome IG album with the photos 📸 & clips 📹🎥 for turtle conservation participation with RWK 🏢🏝🏖

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Blessed kiss 😘 to “🐢Little Sienny” a safe growing up journey to the sea 🌊 (Ha…Ha…Selfie 🤳skill improve again 🤣😆) @mytefl_teachntravel . . Yeah‼️ #siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 has enjoyed her whole morning 🔅🔆 with turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚🥚, baby turtles 🐢🐢 releasing, coconut 🌴🥥 tree planting, Penunjuk Village visiting etc. at #rwkijal @resortsworldkijal #ResortWorldKijal . . . This album with photos 📸 & clips 📹🎥 of her meaningful conservation day 🤩✌🏻👍🏻🙌🏻 & amazing 😉 stay with Resort World Kijal 👍🏻👍🏻 Special thanks 🙏🏻 to @resortsworldgenting #ResortsWorldGenting #RWG . . . ~ #beautifulterengganumalaysia 🇲🇾 ~ . . Also enjoyed my lovely weekend stay vacation at this resort @beautifulterengganumalaysia @beautiful_terengganu @amazingterengganu . . More updates via blog link at profile . . #rwgenting #mohgiganu #tourismterengganu #terengganu #blog #blogging #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #travel #travels #BIGAdventures #AirAsiaBIG #travelling #beautifulterengganu #turtleconservation #babyturtles #travel #terengganu #greenseaturtles #seaturtles #cuticutimalaysia #savetheturtles #lovenature

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In addition, the sand 🏝🏖 is far from the only focus 📌at RWG 🏢🚠

There are plenty to keep adults 💁🏻‍♀️💁🏻‍♂️👵🏻👴🏻 & kids 👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻🧑🏻 busy at the RWK 🏢🏝🏖 from water polo & relaxing swimming 🤽🏻‍♀️🤽🏻‍♂️ in the swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️🏊🏻‍♂️ pools/ beachside 🏝🏖 (Not 🚫❌ when red flag 🚩 is up) the to an archery 🏹 range & tennis 🎾 courts

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Guests 👫👭👬 at the RWK 🏢🏝🏖 can also hop on a bicycle 🚲 to explore the idyllic surroundings / venture further out on 1️⃣ of the RWK🏢🏝🏖’s exploration tours to the local fishing 🎣 village i.e. Tengah Fishing Village & night market 🌃🌌🛒 in search of some local flavour, firefly 💫 watching 👀 in nearby mangroves 🌳🌿🌱& the tantalising taste of a (seasonal) durian trip 😋🤤

For those who want to relax 😌 by swimming 🏊🏻‍♂️🏊🏻‍♀️ clubs, the Palma & Rimba Nines – an 18-hole championship golf 🏌️‍♀️🏌️‍♂️⛳️ course – is right next to RWK🏢🏝🏖, providing a unique challenge with its sand🏝🏝⛳️based course

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RWK🏢🏝🏖 also can cater some exciting telematches for its guests too, of course both adults & kids ya

You may opt for a village tour to the nearby Penunjuk Beachside 🏝🏖 & Tengah Fishing Village 🚣‍♀️🚣‍♂️🎣

Do drop by a corner stall to meet Madam Ju 🙋🏽‍♀️ aka “Makcik Ju” in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language to buy fresh sea anchovies 🐟🐟 from her 🙋🏽‍♀️, do contact her via 📞☎️📱 +6017-9778571

She has brought 250g of the fresh sea anchovies 🐟🐟 (Fish type of “Tembaga Merah” in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language for her mama 👵 to boil porridge 🥣 for her little niece 👶

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed her me time relaxing at the clean beach 🏝🏖 within this resort 🏢 during her stay here 😃😁👍🏻

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What are you waiting for❓⁉️

Let’s visit here not just for the turtles 🐢🐢 , also to stay for the long list of exciting things to do @ RWK 🏢🏝🏖

Address📍: Km 28, 24210, Jalan Kemaman – Dungun, Kampung Meraga Beris, 24100 Kijal, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Note: https://www.rwkijal.com/transportation/

Website 🌐: https://www.rwkijal.com/deals/SeaTurtleRoomPackage/

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

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Stay @ Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu 🇲🇾

After reading 📖 SiennyLovesDrawing👩🏻’s earlier sharing about the road less travelled in Terengganu, Malaysia 🇲🇾

 

This round, she is gonna sharing her stay at Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu 🏢, some nearby attractions 📍📍& snacks 😋🤤 within walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️distance & below 3️⃣0️⃣mins drive 🚗🚙

~ Discover Malaysia 🇲🇾 Through Hotel Seri Malaysia 🏢 ~

Yes✅, it’s 1️⃣ of the largest local hotel 🏢 chain in Malaysia 🇲🇾 with 21 hotels strategically located 📍in most states within Malaysia 🇲🇾 (except Kelantan & Sabah) currently 🤗

Yeah‼️ She was welcome 🙏🏻 with the hotel mascot named ~ “Abang SEM” aka Brother SEM 💁🏽‍♂️

Guess what❓⁉️

Inside the mascot 💁🏽‍♂️ is the Chef Cook 👨🏽‍🍳 of this hotel 🏢, really enjoyed 😋🤤 his hotel dishes especially the Glutinuous Rice 🍚 with Tongkol fish curry 🍛 as well as the Tom Yum steamboat dinner 🥘 during her stay

She 👩🏻 was told during her check-in 🔑 with her media friends 👫👭👬 that this hotel 🏢 is 1️⃣ of the oldest within the chain of Hotel Seri Malaysia🏢

From her recent stay 🛌🚿🚽 for 3️⃣ nights, she is highly recommended 👍🏻👆🏻 this hotel 🏢 to all of you gonna pay Beautiful Terengganu a visit soon 😍🤩

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Why❓⁉️

  • Its strategic location 📍at the centre town of Kuala Terengganu
  • The rooms are comfy 😌👍🏻 with complimentary 🆓 mineral water 💦💧 , towels & toiletries
  • Next to peaceful beautiful Terengganu River 💦💧

 

  • Next to a Chinese temple ⛩ aka Thien Hou temple 天后宫
  • 1️⃣min walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ distance to Kampung Cina aka China Town

Do enjoy a morning 🔅🔆 walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️& capture your beautiful photos 📸 at many wall murals 🎨🖌 within the many alleys of it 😍🤩

 

  • 2️⃣mins walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ to the oldest Chinese temple ⛩ in Terengganu named 和安宫

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A market where the Terengganu locals 👭👬👫will drop by for wet market shopping, groceries, daily home supplies as well as tourists for some souvenirs 🛒🛍🎁

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You will spot turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚 too at the wet market area. SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was surprise 😱 & would advise not to purchase any to protect this endangered species ~ turtle 🐢

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Sigh 😔 …She was told that it’s ❌ not explicitly forbidden to sell & eat turtle eggs in Terengganu because it’s the tradition of this state to consume turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚 Also the lack of a national ban currently where the sale of turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚 come from another state/ international are permitted. It was tough to differentiate turtle 🐢 eggs 🥚 by place of origin, hence enforcement really challenging

If possible, do plan a cruise here to view the beautiful 😍🤩 crystal mosque 🕌 within this park

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has missed her cruise 🚢 during her 1️⃣st visit due to tight travel schedule 🗒 (Only from on the road passing & spotted it, then this capture 📸 )

You may pack some keropok lekor aka fish 🐟 cake either in frozen vacuum pack, fried or steamed as food souvenirs 🎁 to share with family members & friends 👭👫👬

  • 17mins drive 🚗🚙 to Noor Arfa Craft Complex for some local Terengganu batik & craft souvenirs shopping 🛒🛍🎁
  • 18mins drive 🚗🚙 to Pasar Malam Manir aka Manir Night Market (Only every Monday 5pm to 10pm) 🛒🛍😋🤤

You will spot lots of local snacks, fruits, foods etc. 😋🤤 from the local friendly vendors

A place by the Tok Jembal beach 🏖 🏝 side with lots of cafesss for dining 🍽🍴, chill & relax, dessert 🍮🍧 , ice cream 🍨🍦 , live music 🎶🎵 🎤🎼 etc. from evening till late midnight 🌃🌌

This is a famous snack 😋🤤 place for “Ikan Celup Tepung” aka flour-fried fish 🐟 , including other seafoods e.g. prawns 🍤🦐 , squids 🦑, mango sticky rice 🍚 etc.

After the snacking 🍽😋 here, do drop by the opposite beach 🏖🏝 site for a relaxing swing time 😆😄

Hmmm…The breakfast 🍽☕️ served at Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 🏢 is with tasty 😋 selection of local Terengganu as well as western style choices too ✌🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves the glutious rice 🍚 with Tongkol fish 🐟 curry, Nasi Dagang 🍛 as well as Laksa Terengganu 🍲 the most 😋🤤

The steamboat cum BBQ dinner 🥘🍢 set served at this hotel 🏢 also yummy delicious 😋🤤

She was told if its hotel guests 👫👭👬prefer to enjoy this set for lunch, it can be arranged with prior notice to its hotel staff. Bravo 👏🏻 for this customer services‼️👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has enjoyed her short stay 🛌🚿🚽 at this hotel  🏢

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So, what are you waiting for❓⁉️

Plan a trip to Beautiful Terengganu, Malaysia 🇲🇾& stay in this hotel 🏢 ya

Address📍: Lot 1640, Jalan Hiliran (Balik Bukit), 20100 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia
Website🌐: https://www.serimalaysia.com.my/en/hotels/HsmKualaTerengganu
FB: https://www.facebook.com/hotelserimalaysiakualaterengganu/

 

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Road Less Traveled ~ Terengganu 🇲🇾

Yeah‼️ 2️⃣nd visit in 2018 to Terengganu 🇲🇾 with another 14 pax media members 👫👭👬

This round SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has enjoyed most of the conservation 🐘🐟🐢, culture, craft & nature 💚🌳🌳 ~ the less travelled destinations 📍📍in Terengganu 🇲🇾

What & where❓⁉️

Hmm…Curious🤔about her escapade journey❓⁉️

Ha…Ha…😃Do explore & check out her long tweets thread 🔝 above with 36 replies

Also to check out SiennyLovesDrawing👩🏻’s top contributor👆🏻account via 🌐https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her reviews on the Terengganu’s tourist attractions 📍📍, food 🍽 & accommodation 🛌🚿🛀🏻 stay 👩🏻‍💻📝

Conservations of Endangered Species 🐘🐟🐢

  • Kenyir Elephant 🐘 Conservation Village (KECV)

It was built since 2012 as the latest addition to Kenyir Lake💦💧’s vast attractions with 256 hectares of land 🏞 Only 🔟% of this area are being developed & 90% remaining untouched with aims to preserve the nature 💚 of the forest 🌳🌳 & ensure a nature “home🏡” for the elephants 🐘🐘 that living in it 😍🤩

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All elephants 🐘🐘 in KECV are all local elephants 🐘🐘 which mostly are orphans, missed their teams, lost themselves in the woods, their families were being killed due to ivory trade, being caught by villagers etc. 👬👭👫

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Ha…😆Ha…😆Being credited as model of the day for a Japanese online magazine in Malaysia 🇲🇾 via 🌐 http://www.malaysia-magazine.com/

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Ohh ya…The most exciting 😄😆 moment would be the elephants 🐘🐘 show & elephants shower 🚿💦💧🐘🐘

 

Elephants 🐘🐘 bathing fun 💦💧‼️😍🤩 You will be energetic to avoid being splashing with water 💦💧 or showering 🚿by the naughty naughty elephants 🐘🐘😅😂🤣😆

 

Bravo 👏🏻 to the great 👍🏻 efforts to  taking care all elephants 🐘🐘 by the professional veterinarians & elephant keepers 🐘🐘 Highly recommended 👆🏻👍🏻 this village for school 🏫 trips for an educational experience for kids to learn more about elephants 🐘🐘

Yeah‼️ Lovely 2️⃣nd visit in 2018 (1️⃣st was in Apr 2018) to view the elephants 🐘🐘🐘 named Dusun, Puteri, Jambu again 😍🤩

 

Address📍: Jalan Pengkalan Gawi, Sungai Telemong, Tasik Kenyir, 21700 Kuala Berang, Terengganu, West Malaysia
Operating hours🕘: 9️⃣am to 6️⃣pm daily, ⛔️🚫closed 12.30pm to 2.30pm every Fri
Website🌐: http://www.kecv.com.my/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Kenyir-Elephant-Conservation-Village-KECV-1739778576269753/

  • Kelah 🐟 Fish Sanctuary

Have you experienced of feeding & then swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️🏊🏻‍♂️ with a huge school of fishes 🐟🐟❓⁉️

Ha….Ha….Her screamssss 😱 of excitement during feeding, not being bites ya 😅😂🤣

As Kelah fishes 🐟🐟 born without tooth, just feel the fish 🐟 kisses 😘😘 everywhere…Ha…Ha…She was loud, hmm….Don’t laugh 😂😆 at her ya

 

If not, then you have to plan a trip to visit this sanctuary‼️ You will never regret for sure👍🏻👆🏻

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“Ohh my…Finally I got a Kelah Fish 🐟 in my hand 🤲🏻 Ha…Ha….😁😁” shouted happily ✌🏻💪🏻😃😍🤩 @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 @mytefl_teachntravel . . Guess what❓⁉️ After many many tries & lots of guidance shared by guides & travelmates around 👫👭👬👬👬 special thanks 🙏🏻 to all for your motivation 💪🏻💪🏻✌🏻✌🏻 . . Yeah‼️ #siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻’s love of nature 💚💚 & conservation 🐟🐟 journey continues 💪🏻✌🏻👍🏻😃😍 . . In this photos 📸 & short clips 📹🎥 album (special thanks 🙏🏻 to @coco.nomoto for some of the nice captures 💪🏻👍🏻) , @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 has captured 📸 fishes kissing moments with #mahseer aka #Kelah & her peaceful comfy stay 🛌🚽🚿😴 at floating resort 🏡🏡🏡 named @KenyirEcoResort ~ Roads Less Travelled in #BeautifulTerengganu of #Malaysia 🇲🇾 . . 1️⃣st time played with so many many fishes that don’t bite but just being kissed 😘😘🐟🐟 Kelah Fish got no teeth The fishes 🐟🐟just swim by between feet 👣You will feel their smooth & slippery body 😝😜 . . Really proud with the initiative of having this Kelah Sanctuary by #Ketengah Malaysia 🇲🇾 Bravo 👍🏻👏🏻💪🏻 A unique experience not to be missed while visiting #Terengganu . . 1️⃣st time stayed at a floating resort 🏡🏡🏡i.e. accessible by boat 🚤 & surrounding by peaceful beautiful 😍🤩 Keynote Lake & greenery nature 💚💚🌳🌳 You will feel as floating on it too, it’s an unique experience of accommodation 🛌🚿🚽 . . Do stay tune for more updates via https://twitter.com/SiennyLovesDraw/status/1025966456377229312 & 📝👩‍💻siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com . . #JourneyingThroughTerengganu #SayangiMalaysiaKu #HotelSeriMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #GayaTravel #TourismTerengganu #Terengganu #KualaTerengganu #TourismMalaysia #BeautifulTerengganuMalaysia #travel #travels #blog #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #influencers #traveller #adventure #nature #BIGAdventures #AirAsiaBIG

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Ohh…The most unforgettable moment ~ Caught a Kelah fish 🐟 in hand 🤲🏻 after many many triesss….Tiring with a happy 😃 satisfied face at the end ✌🏻🙌🏻

She loves 💚 the great 👍🏻 initiative by Ketengah of Terengganu state by protected this area from fishing 🎣 & boating 🚤 at Kenyir Lake 💦💧for Kelah fish 🐟 conservation. Bravo‼️👏🏻🙌🏻

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Hence, you will need to walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️for 1.7km to reach the sanctuary on a nicely done man-made path 👣

Then, enjoy a Kelah fish 🐟 spa ya

 

Her 1️⃣st & unforgettable nice fish foot spa 🐟

Address📍: Lubuk Kejor, Sungai Petang, Tasik Kenyir, Terengganu, West Malaysia
Operating hours🕘: 9am to 12pm daily
Website🌐: http://www.ketengah.gov.my/
FB: https://www.facebook.com/LembagaKemajuanTerengganuTengah/

  • Tuntung 🐢 Conservation Centre

1️⃣st time SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has visited & learnt more from Pakcik Wazel Tuntung 👨🏽about this critically endangered river terrapins aka Tuntung 🐢 from this centre which bred & then released the Tuntung to replenish their declining numbers in the wild 👏🏻🙌🏻

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You can hold, hug, touch & play with the baby Tuntung & adult Tuntung here 🐢🐢

Hmm….Quite heavy 💪🏻 to hold it (In black with long tail = male Tuntung in her hands) ya…She meant not the small baby Tuntung 🐢 of course

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Read 📖 more about it via http://www.turtleconservationsociety.org.my/malaysian-turtles/river-terrapin/

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The Tuntung in white & short tail = female Tuntung

This centre definitely providing an educational experience for kids 👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻🧑🏻 to learn, to grow to care for river terrapins 🐢 & help preserve this critically endangered species ☺️

Address📍: Pusat Konservasi Hidupan Liar Kuala Berang, 21700 Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia
Website🌐: http://www.turtleconservationsociety.org.my/ or do plan your visit by contacting the Jabatan Perhilitan Negeri Terengganu via 📱📞☎️ call +609-6124721

Culture & Craft

  • Janagor Village

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her media friends 👫👭👬 went to this village at night 🌃🌌 for a tasty 😋 dinner 🍽🍴 & its cultural show 🎤🎼🎶🎵 from 10pm to 12am every Fri 😉

 

Guess what❓⁉️

It’s the tradtion remained by wearing the Malay traditional clothing (including kids) before visiting it 🤩🤗

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Pretty 😍 right❓⁉️

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Not to be missed for an old Terengganu tradition experience for sure‼️👍🏻🙌🏻

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Address📍: Kampung Jenagor, Terengganu, Kampung Jenagor, 21700 Kuala Berang, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Do plan your visit by contacting 🌐 https://www.facebook.com/GoNatureTravel/

  • Warisan Pahlawan Resort

Wow‼️ 😲Beautiful  traditional  Terengganu House 🏡🏠🏘😍🤩 at this Warisan Pahlawan Resort, Terengganu 🇲🇾

1️⃣ of its specialty of having either the natural holes of woods or wood crafts as presented in the short clip 📹🎥 below. Hence, natural air conditioning 🌬💨👍🏻✌🏻

This resort 🏠🏡🏘 with all old houses which gathered all from a massive years of researches & collections by the passionate 58 years old owner 👴🏻named Pak Tun about heritage & love 💗 to promote his home state ~ Terengganu , Malaysia 🇲🇾 to other states

Guess what⁉️

All houses 🏡🏠 are handmade ✋🏻🤲🏻 craft, can be built, dissemble & resemble after moving from a place to another. Ohh wow‼️😲

Impressive great effort for heritage love ❤️, bravo ‼️👏🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

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She 👩🏻 has enjoyed the Malay cuisine lunch 🍽🍴served here at Restaurant Warisan the most, especially 1️⃣st dining experience of edible fish scales of Kelah fish 🐟 …So so crunchy delicious 😋🤤

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2️⃣nd visit in 2018 to #BeautifulTerengganu of #Malaysia 🇲🇾 In this photo 📸album, @siennylovesdrawing captured her moments of enjoying #ikankelah 🐟 aka Mahseer fish 🐟 for lunch (Guess what ❓⁉️Its fish 🐟 scales are edible 😋😋) Traditional lunch so yummy 😋🤤 . . Beautiful #traditional #TerengganuHouse 🏡🏠🏘😍🤩 at #WarisanPahlawanResort 1️⃣ of its specialty of having either the natural holes of woods or wood crafts as presented in this short clip 📹🎥 (refer link https://www.facebook.com/100004950135932/posts/763876290454035/) Hence, natural air conditioning 🌬💨👍🏻✌🏻 . . Climbing tree 🌳 (travelmate did the climbing 🌳, she busy enjoyed the fresh picks) for fresh mangosteens fruit as dessert 😋😋 . . Sticky rice 🍚 Gaul Nyior + salted fish 🐟 + Tongkol fish curry yummy 😋🤤 breakfast 🍽☕️ & comfy stay 🛌🛋🛀🏻🚿 with #HotelSeriMalaysiaKualaTerengganu 🏢 by the #TerengganuRiver 💦💧Also visited & prayed 🙏🏻🙏🏻 in the beautiful chinese Thien Hou temple ⛩ next to the hotel 🏢 . . Impressive beautiful 😍🤩#KenyirLake 👀 from flight with #MAS #MalaysiaAirlines ✈️🛩 Do stay tune for more updates via https://twitter.com/SiennyLovesDraw/status/1025966456377229312 & 📝👩‍💻siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com . . #JourneyingThroughTerengganu #SayangiMalaysiaKu #HotelSeriMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #GayaTravel #TourismTerengganu #Terengganu #KualaTerengganu #TourismMalaysia #tasikkenyir #BeautifulTerengganuMalaysia #travel #travels #travelling #bloggers #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #BIGAdventures #AirAsiaBIG

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Also the local fruits high tea with durians, mangosteens, jackfruits, rambutans & tampoi/ ngeke fruits 😋🤤

Lots of laughters 🤣😆 from the chit chatting too, just so much fun‼️😃

Address📍: No. 22, Kampung Pauh, 21700 Kuala Berang, Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia
FB: https://www.facebook.com/Warisan-Pahlawan-ResortTerengganu-279002550185/

Nature 

  • Little Amazon 🏞🌳🌳

A beautiful greenery 💚🌳🌳 along River Berang 💦💧with millionsss yearsss of trees 🌳🌳

Love 💚 the tree 🌳 roots captured 📸 along her cruising 🚤 journey

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Guess what❓⁉️

Yeah‼️ She 👩🏻 got a nice 😍🤩 selfie 🤳 from here during the boat 🚤 cruising journey

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Yeah‼️ #siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻’s selfie 🤳 skill is improving 💪🏻✌🏻👍🏻😃😍 @mytefl_teachntravel . . In this photo 📸album, @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 has captured 📸 her loves 💚💚 of green #nature 🌳🌿🍃🌱 & #endangeredspecies moments of enjoying the greenery, #conservations of #elephants & #turtle ~ Roads Less Travelled in #BeautifulTerengganu of #Malaysia 🇲🇾 . . 1️⃣st, Little Amazon at #BerangRiver 💦💧with boat 🚤 cruising. Beautiful trees 🌳🌳 of millions years growth along the river banks 😍🤩 . . 2️⃣nd, amazing visit to #KenyirElephantConservationVillage #KECV , the elephant show & bathing 💦💧Love the up close showering 💦💧the elephant named Jambu🐘 Unforgettable moment for sure ✌🏻😃😁 . . 3️⃣rd, her 1️⃣st learning about #Tuntung ~ a type of river turtle 🐢 species by visiting its conservation centre at Bukit Paloh. Black skin & with long tail = male Tuntung, fair skin & with short tail = female Tuntung . . Do stay tune for more updates via https://twitter.com/SiennyLovesDraw/status/1025966456377229312 & 📝👩‍💻siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com . . #JourneyingThroughTerengganu #SayangiMalaysiaKu #HotelSeriMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #GayaTravel #TourismTerengganu #Terengganu #KualaTerengganu #TourismMalaysia #BeautifulTerengganuMalaysia #travel #travels #travelling #blogging #bloggers #influencers #BIGAdventures #airasiabigtaiwan

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Definitely a peaceful cruising 🚤 experience to enjoy the greenery nature 💚🌳🌳 to unwind from any hectic city 🌆🏙 life ~ Awesome mind detox & re-energised 😎😌

You may opt for kayaking 🛶 too

Address📍: Sungai Berang, 21700 Kuala Berang, Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia

Do plan your visit by contacting 🌐 https://www.facebook.com/GoNatureTravel/

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  • Kenyir Eco Resort

1️⃣st experience to stay at a floating resort & it was awesome 👏🏻

Hmm…Floating❓⁉️ How to check-in❓⁉️

Not to worry, a water taxi 🚤 is provided ya

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Love 💗 the room in 2️⃣-storey within for 4️⃣pax 👭👭, she was at the upper storey. Shower 🚿 room (with towels & toiletries) is in the room, however a shared toilet 🚽 outside for all its guests ya 👫👭👬

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The beautiful 😍🤩 lake view 🏞💦💧surrounding, you may enjoy swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️🏊🏻‍♂️ , water sports 🛶🚤🤽🏻‍♀️🤽🏻‍♂️ etc. around this resort

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Why not for your stay 🛌🚿😴💤 too❓⁉️

 

Address📍: Tasik Kenyir, 21700 Hulu Terengganu, Terengganu, West Malaysia
FB: https://www.facebook.com/excelladventurekenyir/

So, why not pack your bag 🎒💼 & book a flight ✈️ to Beautiful Terengganu, Malaysia 🇲🇾❓⁉️

Would like to end her long sharing here with a great clip 📹🎥 captured by IG: @GayaTravel, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was part of the clip 📹🎥 ya 😃✌🏻

#BeautifulTerengganu #SayangiMalaysiaKu #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #GayaTravel #TourismTerengganu #Terengganu #KualaTerengganu #TourismMalaysia #TasikKenyir #BeautifulTerengganuMalaysia #travel #travels #blog #travelling #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #hotelserimalaysiakualaterengganu #Malaysia

Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival 🇲🇾

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 about her recent 1️⃣st experience of squid 🦑🦑 jigging aka candat sotong in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 national language

Where❓⁉️

It’s at Terengganu state of Malaysia 🇲🇾 ~ Beautiful Terengganu ~ 😍🤩

It was an exclusive media invitation 📩📧💌 from Tourism Malaysia 🇲🇾 to join its recreation club annual family trip 🤗😊

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Hmm…What’s squid 🦑🦑 jigging 🎣❓⁉️

This was exactly the 1️⃣st question ❓she had in her mind 💭 when she 1️⃣st read the invitation 📩📧💌 received 🤔

Ohh…SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 with her so called “fisher-woman” look 😉 (she loves her orange Malaysia batiksarong) for this festival 🎉🎊 participation, pretty 😍 right❓⁉️

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Hmm…She was told it’s a technique of catching squid 🎣🦑🦑 by using a colorful artificial bait. Ohh ya…The colorful artificial baits actually glow in the dark, that’s how the squid 🦑🦑 will then easily got attracted to. When the bait is being dropped down & sank to the bottom of the sea 🌊 bed, a rope will then raise up. Then, advisable to keep both pull up ⬆️ & pull down ⬇️ the rope as this helps to attract the attention of the squid 🦑 🦑

She yet to touch the bait herself during her recent jigging 🎣 participation, so googled 👩🏻‍💻🌐 to share how colourful the baits are 😀

Ohh…Why❓⁉️ Do read 📖 on to find out ya 😉

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Guess what❓⁉️

This candat sotong 🎣🦑🦑 is also the daily activity of many local people 👫👭👬 or fishermen 🚤🚣🏻‍♀️🚣🏻‍♂️ in Terengganu to earn a living 💰 However, it has been being commercialised by the Tourism Terengganu since 1991 as 1️⃣ of the Terengganu’s tourism attractions📍

Curious 🤔 when to enjoy this squid jigging🎣🦑🦑❓⁉️

This jigging 🎣 activity is seasonal & usually around the last week of March till July each year i.e. when the monsoon season ends / monsoon winds 🌬💨🌊 towards the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾 The appropriate time 🕔 to be out at sea for it would be advisable between 5️⃣pm to 6️⃣am. At night 🌃🌌, lightings 💡💡from the boats 🚤🚣🏻‍♀️🚣🏻‍♂️ are extremely important to catch the attention of the squid 🦑🦑 & to attract them to swim 🦑🦑 towards the boat 🚤🚣🏻‍♂️🚣🏻‍♀️

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So, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has witnessed the official launch 🎉🎊 of this 2018 Terengganu International Squid 🦑🦑 Jigging 🎣 Festival

Interestingly, the launch 🎉🎊 was quite special by using some fake squid 🦑🦑 for the special guest, Menteri Besar Terengganu👨🏾‍💼~ Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Seri Haji Ahmad Razif bin Abdul Rahman to demonstrate to all the participants on how to candat sotong (or the right way) 🎣🦑🦑 that evening 🏙

After the launch 🎉🎊, she was then being arranged to be in a boat 🚤 with 8️⃣ members 👭👬👬👬 (i.e. the max legal no. of pax in the fishing boat 🚤 as listed on its fishing license 📋). Most of the boats 🚤🚤 were with late departure due to the unfavourable weather 🌦☁️🌫 & boats 🚤🚤 traffic jam that evening 🏙 from Batin Village Jetty ⚓️

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For this 2018 fetsival 🎉🎊, there were approximately of total 220 participants 👫👭👬 including media members & all being allocated into 22 boats 🚤🚤 Wow‼️ A big crowd‼️😲 That’s why the jetty ⚓️ was experiencing boats 🚤🚤 traffic jam to anchor & pick up all the participants 👬👭👫

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Yeah‼️ Flag off 🇲🇾

Then, the boats 🚤 were sailing towards the candat sotong 🎣🦑🦑 location at Marang which supposedly for another 1.5 hours sail 🚤🌊 journey. Most of the time, long hours are required i.e. at least 6️⃣ hours & more in the middle of the sea 🌊🌊

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So, if your trip with some females members 👭👭👭, would advise to hire a bigger boat 🛥 which with proper shower 🚿 & toilet 🚽 facilities

Hmm…She was well taken care by her travel mates 👭👫👬 to consume a piece of the motion sickness pill 💊 before the boat trip 🚤🎣🦑🦑 This is a precaution to avoid suffering seasickness 😰🌊 (unstable headache, nausea etc.) especially when the boat 🚤 anchor down ⚓️ for the squid jigging 🎣🦑🦑 location 📍 & coupled with sea waves 🌊🌊 & boating boats 🚤 in the middle of the ocean 🌊

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Sigh…Quite disappointing for a 1️⃣st timer like her. The luck 🍀 was not really with her & her boat mates 👭👬👬👬 that evening🏙, the weather was unfavourable ☁️🌦🌫 It was with strong sea waves 🌊🌊 especially when the boat 🚤 was sailing ventured towards the middle of the ocean 🌊 to reach to Marang, the squid jigging 🎣🦑🦑 location📍

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However, personally she 👩🏻 thinks what’s more important was the experience gained. She respect the decision made by the boat 🚤 captain 👨‍✈️ of not ventured further towards the strong sea waves 🌊🌊 that night 🌃🌌 Safety of all boat mates 👭👬👬👬 more important & there is always a next time 🤗☺️

~ Everything happens for a reason ~

There were 3️⃣ boats 🚤 🚤 🚤 that unable to enjoy the squid 🦑🦑 jigging 🎣 fun due to the strong sea waves 🌊🌊 that night 🌃🌌

Do enjoy a full video clip 📹🎥 captured from her 1️⃣st squid 🦑🦑 jigging 🎣 participation, the strong sea waves 🌊🌊 was being captured too 😌

Some tips shared by her travel mates 👭👬👫 learnt from their successful squid 🦑🦑 jigging 🎣 participations in this recent trip to avoid seasickness 😰🌊

  1. Consume motion sickness pill 💊 at least 1️⃣ or 2️⃣ hours before boat departure 🚤🚣🏻‍♀️🚣🏻‍♂️
  2. Before the boat departure 🚤🚣🏻‍♂️🚣🏻‍♀️, advisable to avoid heavy meal🍽🍴, spicy 🌶 / oily foods etc.
  3. While on board in the boat🚤, do avoid seating at the boat engine diesel smoke 💨 area (usually the back of the boat)
  4. During the boat sailing 🚤🌊 or anchor ⚓️ moment, do avoid your eye contact 👀 or eye concentrating 👁 to the sea waves 🌊🌊 Do always have your eyes 👀👁 look far ahead
  5. If starting to feel dizzy 😵/ discomfort 😰🌊, do lye down & try to sleep 😴💤 if possible
  6. If feel like to vomit 🤢🤮 / throw out 😰🌊, just do it, no need to feel shy ☺️

If you are interested, do check out for a boat 🚤 hire which depending on the boat size, the facilities provided e.g. with jigging 🎣 equipment available, shower 🚿 cum toilet 🚽 facilities, kitchen facilities, meals 🍽🍴etc.

Ohh ya…She 👩🏻 was told usually the dinner 🍴 🍽 will be prepared by the boat 🚤 owner 👨‍✈️upon your boat 🚤 hire. The dinner menu 🍽 of course the fresh squid 🦑🦑 from the ocean 🌊 as main dish for the night 🌃🌌

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Hmm…Even though herself & her boat mates 👭👬👬👬 weren’t able to sail 🚤🌊 to Marang for the night 🌃🌌 & enjoyed the supposedly squid 🦑🦑 jigging 🎣 fun…😌🙃

Guess what❓⁉️

Still got chance to enjoy the big squid 🦑🦑…No should say huge squid 🦑🦑 BBQ 🔥 feast as dinner 🍽🍴😋🤤

Frankly, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is not really a squid 🦑🦑 lover 😘💗 (as you all know from her food blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 here, she loves prawns 😘🦐🦐), however that night 🌃🌌 she truly enjoyed very much the BBQ squid feast 🔥🦑🦑🍽🍴

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The local people 👭👬👫 has recommended her to taste the BBQ squid 🔥🦑🦑 with the special homemade spicy 🌶 sauce prepared, however she didn’t ❌ dip it at all. She prefers the natural sweetness from the fresh squid 🦑🦑 itself with some salty taste from the sea 🌊 water 💦 💧 So so tasty delicious 😋🤤

She really missed the superb yummy 😋🤤 taste of the huge fresh squid while blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 her experience here though…Ha…Ha…Hungry…hungry…😋😋

Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured by her to share her huge squid BBQ 🔥 🦑🦑🍽🍴 feast. Hmm…Just don’t get hungry 😋🤤 while watching this clip 📹🎥 ya 😝😜

Will definitely be back for this squid 🦑🦑 jigging 🎣 again‼️😃😎

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 wanna has a dating 👩🏻🎣🦑🦑 with the squid again ya 😁

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While waiting for her next blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 about more of her recent trip to Terengganu, do check out her YouTube channel 📹🎥 for her vblogs of Nasi Dagang dining 🍽🍴, Kenyir Elephants 🐘 🐘 Conservation Village (KECV), Noor Arfa Batik 🎨🖌, Islamic ☪️🕌 Edutainment Park etc.

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