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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 🤣😆) . . 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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Ecotourism @ Belum Temenggor

It’s World 🌍🗺️ Habitat Day today, every year the 1️⃣st Monday of October

Yeah‼️SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 about her recent volunteer participation with Malaysian Nature Society (MNS), a non-governmental non-profit organization (NGO) to learn about ecotourism 💚 @ Belum Temenggor🌳🌳, in particular hornbill conservation & habitat for its local communities ~ indigenous people aka orang asli 👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️👵🏽🧓🏽👴🏽in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language

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Since 2004, MNS aims to promoting hornbills conservation in Belum Temenggor Forest Complex 🌳🌳 (BTFC)(1️⃣of the oldest virgin rainforest on Earth, 130 million years old) & to enhancing public awareness of the importance of hornbills to the rainforests’🌳🌳 ecosystem 👍🏻🙌🏻

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Malaysia 🇲🇾 is home 🏡 to 🔟 Malaysian hornbills & dubbed the ‘Hornbill Capital of the World🌍’ with its Perak state being recognized as the Land of Hornbills

  1. Oriental Pied Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oriental_pied_hornbill
  2. Black Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_hornbill
  3. Bushy-crested Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bushy-crested_hornbill
  4. White-crowned Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-crowned_hornbill
  5. Wreathed Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wreathed_hornbill
  6. Wrinkled Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrinkled_hornbill
  7. Plain-pouched Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plain-pouched_hornbill
  8. Great Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_hornbill
  9. Rhinoceros Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinoceros_hornbill
  10. Helmeted Hornbill, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helmeted_hornbill

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Not only Borneo‼️ Yes ✅, in fact Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾 with all  🔟 hornbill species comparatively 😃

This volunteer participation has recalled her memory of 1️⃣st hornbill feeding @ Pangkor Island early this year

 

BTFC 🌳🌳 aka Northern Peninsular Malaysia🇲🇾’s Natural Jewels 💎, the only remaining contiguous block to tropical rainforests 🌳🌳 which linking to Southern Thailand 🇹🇭 i.e. Bang Lang National Park & Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, also part of the Titiwangsa Range 💚

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Currently, only BTFC 🌳🌳 & the Greater Ulu Muda Forest Complex 🌳🌳 are on par for the hornbill diversity in Malaysia 🇲🇾, then together with the Southern Thailand 🇹🇭, all made up for the Hornbill Triangle (HoT)🔺

Hornbills get its name from its horn-like projection i.e. a casque on their beaks (Hmm…Not all hornbill species have them though) 😊

Hornbills are well known as the farmers 👨🏻‍🌾👩🏻‍🌾 of the rainforests 🌳🌳

Ohh…Why❓⁉️

Hornbills fly long distances looking for fruits🍎🍏 & swallow fruits🍎🍏in whole. Hmm…Some fruits 🍎🍏 are with big seeds. As they spit out countless seeds, some seeds find a place to grow & become new 🆕 trees 🌳🌳

However, really dissappointed & sad 😧😔 that some of the hornbill species are experiencing critically endangered & vulnerable. In this connection, if lesser ⬇️ hornbills, many rainforest trees 🌳🌳 that depend on them to spread their seeds may disappear from the rainforest 🌳🌳eventually

Why❓⁉️ Why❓⁉️Why❓⁉️

Some of the main reasons are destruction/ loss of the hornbills’ habitats & degradation due to deforestation (Photo 📸 below captured from BRAINS Summit 2018), fragmentation of rainforests 🌳🌳, illegal logging (Photo 📸 below captured by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 during her volunteer trip), poaching & hunting, conversion to agriculture e.g. oil palm plantations, over-development etc. 😧😔

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As the rainforests 🌳🌳disappear, so does indigenous peoples’👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️👵🏽🧓🏽👴🏽culture too 😧😔 as their living style very much depended on the rainforests 🌳🌳 for medicine, shelter, food, other necessities etc. They are not known to take more than what they need as this would be seen as a transgression of the rainforest 🌳🌳 & would bring curses to their people. So, the destruction of their prime resource is resulting in the destruction of their traditional ways of life 😧😔

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You may not aware that BTFC 🌳🌳consists of 2️⃣ big parts,

  1. Temengor Forest Reserve ~ the southern part of BTFC is largely a production forest 🌳🌳
  2. Royal Belum State Park ~ the northern part, a protected area🌳🌳

MNS has been working hard for years to get the whole BTFC a protected area 🌳🌳 with its ecotourism 💚 efforts 👍🏻🙌🏻💪🏻 Hope they will achieve success very soon

“MY forest 🌳 , MY wildlife, MY responsibility

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Curious 🤔 about what SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has participated & learnt during her 4️⃣D3️⃣N volunteering with MNS❓⁉️

MNS Hornbill Festival🎉🎊

The 1️⃣st  festival 🎉🎊 & annually every 16 Septto bring awareness & encourage orang asli👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️👵🏽🧓🏽👴🏽communities to participate for hornbill conservation under the Malaysian 🇲🇾 implementation of the project, My Forest ~ “Strengthening Non-State Actor Involvement in Forest Governance in Indonesia 🇮🇩 , Malaysia 🇲🇾 , the Philippines 🇵🇭 & Papua New Guinea 🇵🇬 which funded by the European Union 🇪🇺

She has captured an interview clip 📹🎥 with Mr Balu, the Head of Conservation with MNS ~ “Hornbill Conservation Effort by MNS

MY forest is a high⬆️-impact partnership, as it looks at Malaysia🇲🇾’s natural 💚 heritage ~ rainforests 🌳🌳 & how non-state actors ~ non-governmental organisations, civil societies, local communities, the private sector & the public – can inform & change policies towards better rainforest governance.  Under this 5️⃣-year project (2017-2021), MNS is tasked with building the capacity of non-state actors from all around Malaysia 🇲🇾 to engage more effectively with the government in protecting Malaysia🇲🇾’s rainforests 🌳🌳

 

She had great interactions with the orang asli kids 👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽 & adults🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️👵🏽🧓🏽👴🏽about nature awareness, art🎨🖍activities, sumpit, balloons🎈🎈, survey questionnaires❓❓etc. by using simple Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language ~ Bahasa Melayu 👌🏻✌🏻👍🏻

She got inspired by the orang asli hornbill guardians’ passion 💗 towards hornbills conservation 👍🏻👏🏻🙌🏻 Truly motivated with the positivity 🙏🏻👆🏻Really wish local communities here with skills gained from ecotourism efforts by MNS to improving their overall living lifestyle & being happy self sufficient 👍🏻💪🏻🙌🏻

A short clip 📹🎥 about this 1️⃣st hornbill festival 🎉🎊, do enjoy ya 😃

Orang Asli Villages Visit

Chuweh Village

Arrival & impressed with its beautiful scenery from this village

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & team went to visit the Hornbill House 🏡 aka Rumah Enggang 🏡 in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ’s national language. Each MNS volunteers period only for 4️⃣️pax due to the limited space

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She 👩🏻 didn’t stay here due to her volunteer team with 9️⃣️pax. Communicated to 1️⃣️ of the volunteer named Ms Christine🙋‍♀️who stayed here & she complimented that she really enjoyed this 5️⃣️ star ⭐👍👆volunteering accommodation 🏡 in this village

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A briefing by Mr Yeap & the orang asli hornbill guardians to all volunteers about the hornbills counting

Then, she👩🏻has learnt & experienced the use of blowgun aka sumpit 😀 Obviously she failed miserably, perhaps a good reason to volunteer again next Aug/ Sept, Ha…Ha…

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Tasted some orang asli traditional dishes as tea time e.g. Perah nuts 🥜(Oppsss…Superb addictive delicious 😋🤤‼️ She even has placed next order 📌 of 2️⃣️kgs with Mr Woo🙋🏻‍♂️🤣😆), cassava & wild fern (paku pakis) from forest 🌳🌳etc.

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Had a short chat 🗣👤with Mr Yeap🙋🏻‍♂️, the Senior Conservation Officer with MNS on hornbill studies for almost 1️⃣8️⃣ years & pursuing his PhD. Do enjoy an interview clip 📹🎥 with him about his hornbill conservation experiences

Tebang Village

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has went here for the evening 🏙 hornbill counting 🔢

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Guess what❓⁉️

She really viewed the flying Oriental Pied hornbills twice with binocular‼️So so happy😃😁

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Also viewed the wild elephants 🐘🐘 crossed the river 💦💧Yeah‼️ So so lucky 🍀 for herself & volunteers team as the visitors to the rainforest

However, Mr Yeap 🙋🏻‍♂️ has alerted that if elephants 🐘🐘 are so near to human, it’s bad news to the orang asli as the elephants 🐘🐘 gonna destroy their houses 🏡🏡 & crops planted🌱🌿Sigh…

She has met the youngest volunteer named Shane 👦🏻, 6️⃣ years old & son to Ms Christine (Blue 💙 t-shirt in the photos 📸📸 below). Highly recommended 👍🏻👆🏻as 1️⃣ of the great education opportunities & childhood memories for kids

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It was really fun to interact with the orang asli kids, they are just so simple & adorable, missed them a lot 👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽

 

An interview 📹🎥 clip with Mr Woo Chee Yong, the conservation research assistant with MNS on “Why to participate for Hornbill Volunteer Programme❓⁉️”

Despite learning about hornbill conservation & orang asli 👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️👵🏽🧓🏽👴🏽living, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 would like to share some exciting moments during her short volunteering,

  • Jungle 🌳🌳 trekking🚶‍♂️🚶‍♀️& sunset 🌅 cruise 🚤
  • Rafflesia spots (However, it wasn’t the Rafflesia blossom season, so she just got to view some flower buds & dried dead Rafflesia)
  • Elephant 🐘 saltlicks aka Sira Gajah
  • Observed elephants foot prints & poo poo, sun bear paw prints on tree trunk etc.

You may contact a friendly & helpful nature tour guide with boat services, Mr Muhammad Ali 🙋🏽‍♂️ either his personal FB 🌐 https://www.facebook.com/alie.gowloq or 📞☎️📱contact him +6013-4681040, he can customise your tour around BTFC 🌳🌳 accordingly

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Yes ✅ She did it 💪🏻 How about you❓⁉️

Let’s sign up for MNS hornbill volunteer 🌐 https://myforestwatch.weebly.com/my-hornbills.html

It subjects for a fee as MNS is a NGO & unable to fund the volunteers’ transportation 🚌🚤, accommodation 🏡 & meals 🍽🍴

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She also attended the BRAINS Summit 2018 ~ ‘Forest Biodiversity & Community: A Balanced Approach for Sustainable Development’, the 2️⃣nd iteration bi-annually with 80 delegates i.e. researchers, conservationists, orang asli communities & official representatives from government bodies to discuss pertinent issues affecting the survival & sustainable use of the BTFC🌳🌳

It was officially opened by the Duli Yang Amat Mulia Raja DiHilir of Perak🤴🏽, Raja Iskandar Dzurkarnain ibni Almarhum Sultan Idris A’fifullah Shah

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“Seeing all these stakeholders 👫👭👬gathered is a good sign 👍🏻 that we as Malaysians 🇲🇾👭👬👫 are ready to commit to conservation. The themes that will be discussed during this summit have significant ramifications for the future of our rain forests 🌳🌳 We are talking about boosting ecotourism 💚 to assist the local communities 👶🏽👧🏽🧒🏽👦🏽🧑🏽🙋🏽‍♀️🙋🏽‍♂️👵🏽🧓🏽👴🏽or a form of funding💰to maintain the rain forests 🌳🌳

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I am confident that given enough time & support from all the relevant parties, we will be able to reduce ⬇️ our dependence on logging & ensure the continued survival of our rain forests🌳🌳 said Tuan Haji Ahmad Khalif bin Tan Sri Mustapha Kamal👨🏽‍💼, the Executive Director of the EMKAY Group & a Trustee of the Pulau Banding Foundation

Sharing a clip 📹🎥 captured by R.AGE & highlighted in the summit ~ Voices of orang asli communities

Conservation NGOs’ stalls, tree planting ceremony, statistics 📈📊📉 & findings relating to rainforests 🌳🌳 were presented too. More details via 🌐 http://www.brains2018.com/ & 🌐 http://www.brainsfeed.org/

In summary, she had a happy volunteering✌🏻😉

 

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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 👩🏻 . . 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 💪🏻✌🏻👍🏻😃😍 . . 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 😃✌🏻

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Face painting to raise fund for The Tigers & Turtles Conservation 🐅🐢🎨🖌😍

So happy as I had an awesome & fruitful weekend!

Thank you for the invitation to SiennyLovesDrawing to do the face painting as fund raising for The Tigers & Turtles Conservation 😃

A great appreciation & special thank you to all parents & kids who dropped by at my booth, allow me to paint your hands (little hands) with either a cute little turtle or an adorable little tiger. Your support is meaningful for our cause to raise fund as well as create public awareness to loving & saving our endangered turtles & tigers for our future generation 🐅🐢🤗

Welcome to enjoy a time lapse recorded by a lovely MYCAT volunteer when I handrawn her hand with a little tiger ~ Save Tiger! today 😍😄

Thank you so much for all your support to our turtles & tigers conservation efforts, my privilege to do face painting of you all 😃🐢🐅

Note: The 1st row of photo below are obtained from Google search




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