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Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 2)

Yeah‼️ As promised, now sharing Part 2️⃣ of the Rentak Selangor aka Beats of Selangor 2018 😃😁

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has travelled with the writers team 👫👭👬 to Carey Island 🌴 🏖🏝 to meet the Mah Meri 👹👺people to learn more about their richness history & cultures 😲🤗

 

At present, Mah Meri’s 👹👺population is more than 4️⃣K people 👬👭👫

So,  what’s their musics 🎼🎵🎶 & dances 💃🏻🕴🏻❓⁉️

Mayin Jo-oh Music & Dance

This is a mask 👹👺traditional dance 💃🏻 which performed to invite ancestral spirits aka muyang to join the festivals by Mah Meri people 👹👺

Mah Meri 👺👹 people is 1️⃣ of the 1️⃣8️⃣ tribes of indigenous people aka Orang Asli & one said only resides at Carey Island 🌴 🏖🏝 of Malaysia 🇲🇾

The male 👬 Mah Meri 👹👺 dancers will wear the grotesque wooden masks 🎭 carved, dance clothes made with tree 🌳 skin & palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 Generally, the males’ 👬 are with more exaggerated dance moves to express the spirit of the mask 🎭 & in clockwise 🔃 direction around the female 👭 dancers

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While the female 👭 dancers will wear the skirts made of palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 & plaited mengkuang head gear. They will dance anti-clockwise 🔄 around an earthen mound named as “a busot” 😀

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This dance 💃🏻 is performed with gestures to relate the annual Ari Muyang ritual ceremony, everyday events e.g. fishing 🎣 , celebrations 🎊🎉 etc. & with the music 🎶🎵 🎼 played from the music instruments below,

  • bamboo🎋🎍stampers named “tuntog”
  • a viola 🎻named “jule”
  • the double-headed drum 🥁 named “tambo”
  • a brass gong named “a-tawa”

Do enjoy the short clips 📹🎥 captured while the travel team members 👭👬👫 mostly joined in to enjoy this traditional dance 💃🏻 with Mah Meri 👹👺 dancers 👏🏻🙌🏻

 

Spirit Wood Carving

The Mah Meri 👹👺 people also well known 👍🏻 with their spiritual wood carving, apart from its richness of music, songs 🎤🎼 & dances

Yeah‼️ @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 continues #BeatsOfSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 🎼🥁🎶🎵Day 3️⃣ . She learnt a lot from #MahMeri people 👹👺(1️⃣ of the 1️⃣8️⃣ tribes of indigenous people aka #OrangAsli), only in Carey Island 🌴 of Malaysia 🇲🇾 They are known with spirit wood craving, richness of their songs 🎤🎼 & dances . Guess what❓⁉️ . She observed the preparing mask 👺 (for dance named Mayin Jo-oh, traditional dance performed to invite ancestral spirits aka muyang) with wood, tree 🌳 skin, palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 etc. . A great 👍🏻😃 day at #PulauCarey #CareyIsland 🚤⛵️🏝🌊 , do enjoy this IG posting 1️⃣st with photos 📸 & short clips 📹🎥 captured. More updates soon, blog 👩🏻‍💻📝 link @ profile . @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing

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They are mostly with the remarkable wood carving skills, in particular wood sculptures & masks 🎭 All are depict their Ari Muyang, mythical creatures, animal spirits e.g. birds 🐦🦅 , dragon 🐉 etc. from the Mah Meri’s 👹👺surroundings of swamp, sea 🌊 & forest 🌳🌳

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According to 1️⃣ of the Mah Meri 👹👺 wood carver (Oppsss…She forgot to ask ❓about his name), he shared that sometimes he carves the sculptures as per his dreams 💭 The forms & figures actually appeared a few times in the dreams 💭 which most of the Mah Meri 👹👺wood carvers would believe the messages 📜 from the other world 🌍 to them for spiritual wood carvings 😊

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So, upon waking up, he would then set to carve the figures that he encountered in his dreams 💭  He added that some sculptures are carved for the purpose of healing too

Traditionally, the materials for wood carving including nyireh stone, rare red mangrove hardwood etc. 😃

Palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿 weaving/ origami

Guess what❓⁉️

For Mah Meri 👹👺 females 👭 to get married👰🏻👰🏻, they must good 👍🏻 at weaving. Ha…Ha…An interesting fact learnt😆

Accordingly, most of the Mah Meri 👹👺 females 👭 are well known 👍🏻 with their impressive weaving skills. It was once said & believed that Mah Meri 👹👺leaf 🌿🍃 origami to be the oldest in the world 🗺 🌍 Wow‼️

 

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves 💗 her head gear received from Mah Meri 👹👺 people as welcoming gift 💝 which was folded with the palm leaves 🌿🌿 upon her entering to the village 🏘🏡

Among the weaving designs are spirit flowers🌼🌻💐, birds 🐦🦅 etc., objects of adornments e.g. head gears, belts etc. to be worn for celebration 🎉 🎊 , jewelleries, purses👛👝, baskets etc.

The young fronds of the palm leaves are intricately to be folded to make offerings & ornaments for the ritual 🙏🏻 ceremonies of the Mah Meri 👺👹 people 👫👭👬

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Ari Muyang

On an annual basis, Mah Meri 👹👺people 👭👬👫 will gather together at the Spirit House 🏠 in their village named Rumah Muyang to celebrate its Spirit & Ancestor Festival 🎉🎊 named Ari Muyang Festival around mid March 😉🤩

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Ari Muyang Festival 🎊🎉 is celebrating for 3️⃣ days with aims to seek protection, to appease the spirit guardians & to offer prayers 🙏🏻 to honour their ancestors☺️

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She was told that during the festival 🎉🎊ceremony, the spirit mediums or known as “dukun” will enter into a state of trance ~ an inhabited by a muyang’s spirit. The “dukun” will bless the Mah Meri 👹👺 people 👭👬👫 by smearing their foreheads & forearms with rice 🍚 powder mixed with flowers 💐 🌼🌻 & leaves 🌿🍃🌱

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Then, Mayin Jo’oh dance 💃🏻 will be performed to inviting the muyang to join in this festive celebration 🎉🎊

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 wishes to celebrate this mentioned Ari Muyang Festival 🎉🎊 with the Mah Meri 👹👺 people 👬👭👫 in the near future then 😄

A great 👍🏻😃 cultural learning day at Carey Island 🚤⛵️🏝🌊 of Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾 with media 👩🏻‍💻📝 team 👭👬👫 of Rentak Selangor 2018

Website: http://mmcv.org.my/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/www.mmcv.org.my/

Do invite SiennyLovesDrawing again, just can’t wait to be in for Rentak Selangor 2019 ya

Yeah‼️ It’s really a great 👍🏻 pleasure for @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 to be part of the media team 👫👭👬 for #BeatsOfSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 🎼🥁🎶🎵 . Enjoyed a great experience today meeting the local people 👬👭👫 as well as learning better about the traditional music 🎶🎵 instruments & enjoyed the awesome performance by #KompangAnakSelangor aka KOMPAS at @homestay_sg_hj_dorani 🏘🏘 . Guess what❓⁉️ She learnt much more about #kudakepang 🐎🐴 (#kudalumping for Indonesia 🇮🇩 ) , #Barongan, #Gamelan , #ShadowPlay aka #WayangKulit as well as enjoyed the hands on (including young kids 👶🏻👦🏻) music instruments with the guidance from the friendly musicians 😃😁 . A memorable day at #HomestaySgHajiDorani 🏘🏘 enjoyed this posting with photos 📸 & short clips 📹🎥 captured 1️⃣st. More updates soon, blog 👩🏻‍💻📝 link @ profile . @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing

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#TravelogueMalaysia: Exciting Places @ Kedah

From SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ‘s earlier sharing on heritages @ Kedah state of Malaysia 🇲🇾 she is gonna sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝 some exciting places discovered by her 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👭👬👫

Where❓⁉

Sakura 🌸🌸 Kedah aka it’s flower name ~ Tecoma🌸🌸

Yeah‼️ No need to save money 💵💰 to fly 🛫 to Japan 🇯🇵 / Korea 🇰🇷 for sakura 🌸🌸 season anymore😃

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In Malaysia 🇲🇾 , its annual sakura season during March/ April too 😍✌🏻

Address📍: Nearby Caltex petrol⛽️station along Jalan Batas Paip, Kampung Yan Kecil, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Tanjung Chali Square 

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves ❤️ the scenic 😍 Kedah river 💦 💧here

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Tourists 👫👭👬 can take boat 🚤 ride to tour around it, however temporarily closed ❌ due to the city flood 💦 💧 mitigation project You can opt for sunrise 🌅 view from the lookout 👀 tower 🗼here early morning 🌞☀️

There is a Charlie Cafe available for dining 🍽🍴, however she has not dined there ❌🍽 & unable to share her dining experience😌

Batam Ubi Deer 🦌 Farm

The 5️⃣-acre farm houses 🔟 self-breeding deers 🦌🦌 since May 2012 & it’s propagated up ⬆️ to now nearly 7️⃣0️⃣ deers 🦌🦌 in the field by a family residing in Batas Ubi Village, Kedah. Only open for visitors 👭👬👫 every Fri & Sat from 9️⃣am to 6️⃣pm. Deer 🦌 products are sold here based on stocks availability with reasonable price 💱

Ohh…Do enjoy its newly 🆕 launched tasty 😋 well  marinated DIY grill dining 🍽 during your visit ya 😀

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A piece of online news 👨🏻‍💻👩🏻‍💻 about the owner 👨🏽‍💼of this farm in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ’s national language for your reading 📖 pleasure, http://m.utusan.com.my/berita/wilayah/kedah/ternakan-rusa-ubah-kehidupan-arkitek-1.159273

Address📍: Batas Ubi Deer Farm, Kampung Batas Ubi, 06900 Yan, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎️📱: Mr. Mazlan +6012-431 3635

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Batas-Ubi-DEER-Farm-170640296449803/

Kampung Raga 

It’s situated in Yan district of Kedah state, Malaysia 🇲🇾 with approximately 4️⃣5️⃣km away from Alor Setar

Guess what❓⁉️

A must visit as this village with beautiful 😍 natural 💚 scenery 🏞 of its panoramic beachside 🏝🏖, River 💦💧Raga, Hampar Waterfall, mount-side of Mt Jerai⛰, paddy 🌿 fields surrounding

She enjoyed her morning 🔆🔅horse ride 🐎at the Ultimate Horse Training & Stud farm (UHTASF)🙂

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Yeah‼️ Not to be missed‼️ She loves 💗 her 1️⃣st experience 😃😁 of feeding the baby deers 🦌 with milk 🍼 

Great thanks 🙏🏻 to her writer gang 🙋🏾‍♂️aka great partner in crime, @Zharif93 for the live clip 🎥📹 captured 📸 at Uhtasf 

Then, she learnt to cook 👩🏻‍🍳 a famous traditional Kedah cake 🥠 named Kuih Karas for the 1️⃣st time😉

Wow‼️ By just using a traditional making instrument made with coconuts 🥥 & simple recipe of flour & sugar 👍🏻👆🏻only. So crunchy crispy to enjoy‼️😋🤤

Great thanks again to @Zharif93 🙋🏾‍♂️ for this short live clip 🎥📹 captured 📸

Do opt for a stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿 here to mingle with friendly villagers👫👭👬, to experience some traditional village activities e.g. fishing 🎣 , swimming 🏊🏻‍♂️🏊🏻‍♀️ , mount ⛰ climbing 🧗‍♂️ 🧗‍♀️ etc. as well as beautiful 😍 natural 🏞💚surrounding of this village

Address📍: No. 409F, Kampung Raga, 06900 Yan, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://kampungraga.blogspot.my/

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

Paragliding Jerai

Paragliding service is now available at Mount Jerai of Kedah, Malaysia 🇲🇾

It costs RM250/ pax including photos📸/ videos📹🎥, pick up & off road shuttle service 🚐 to the take off point

However, please note that the risk of flying with the pilot 👨‍✈️ is at your own, the fee paid is without ❌ any life insurance coverage while you signed up for this extreme activity

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The view from take off point was nice 😍 while SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was waiting for her turn (this photo📸refers). However, she has not ❌ personally tried the paragliding services after 2.5 hours of waiting at take off point😌

It was due to the miscommunication between Tourism Kedah & Gunung Jerai Paragliding Park Official team on the arrangement for this writers experience visit. Ended up a total of 8️⃣ writers, only 2️⃣ writers got to experience it 😭😭 Truly disappointing & sad 😞😢 for the rest of us after a long wait 😔

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

The Regency Jerai Hill Resort 

It’s located at top of Mount ⛰ Jerai, surrounded by lush vegetation & natural 💚💚 landscape. It offers panoramic 😍 views of beautiful Kedah & features a botanical garden with wild orchids🤗

She loves ❤️ the morning 🔆🔅breakfast ☕️🍽 & steamboat 🥘🍲 meal served here at the Puncak Kedah Restaurant😋🤤

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Beautiful 😍 sunset 🌅 observed during her recent comfy stay here

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Do bring a thick jacket 🧥 / cardigan with you during your stay 🛌🛀🏻🚿 as it’s quite chill cooling 🌬💨 from evening 🏙 onwards

 

Address📍: Jalan Kaki Bukit, 08300 Gurun, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://jeraihill.theregency.com.my/

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

Ohh yeah‼️ Don’t miss some nice 🤩 wall murals 🎨🖌 done with the Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s past prime ministers around Alor Setar ya😊

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Great thanks 🙏🏻 to her writer gang, @dboy_studio 🙋🏾‍♂️for the photos 📸 captured

This Travelogue Malaysia was organized & lead by #Borakkitadotcom, special thank you to Tourism Kedah for the trust to all the writers gang

#Malaysia #Kedah #吉打旅游#TourismKedah #KedahTourism #DiscoverKedah #visitKedah #TravelWithMe #siennylovesdrawing #MyDestination #MyCuisine #SayangMalaysia #CutiCutiMalaysia #MyNBOS #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers 

Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 1)

Yeah‼️ ✌🏻SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has recently being invited 📩📧💌 by Tourism Selangor & participated as 1️⃣ of the international media team 👫👭👬 (from Malaysia 🇲🇾, Indonesia 🇮🇩, Japan 🇯🇵 & Korea 🇰🇷) for the Rentak Selangor 2018 in Malaysia🇲🇾’s national language with meaning of the Beats of Selangor 😃

It’s the strategic effort for the 3️⃣rd year to further promote ⬆️ the State of Selangor as a tourism & cultural destination in Malaysia 🇲🇾

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Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has learnt & discovered so much during this 5️⃣D4️⃣N trip 🚌 about the diverse co-existence of cultural traditions & ecosystems in Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇾

Hmm…Why Selangor❓⁉️

It’s because throughout the years, Selangor is 1️⃣ of the multiracial 👬👫👭 states in Malaysia 🇲🇾 that arose with beautiful 😍🤩 blends of various vibrant cultural heritage influences in traditional dances 👹👺💃🏻🕺& music 🎶🎧🎵🎼🎤A deep rooted musical heritage actually defines a race group’s identity & solidarity😁

What’s the objectives❓⁉️

  • To promote ⬆️ Selangor as a tourism destination of choice while travelling to Malaysia 🇲🇾
  • To introduce the culture of Selangor to a widen public 👭👬👫
  • To celebrate & propagate the musical 🎶🎧🎵🎼🎤& traditional dances 👹👺💃🏻🕺 heritage of Selangor
  • To strengthen 🤝🙌🏻 the collaborative relationship between Selangor Exco for Youth Generation Development (UPEN) with the participating stakeholders, international media practitioners, travel agencies & tourism industry players👭👬👫

So, what are the beats & moves (i.e. musics 🎶🎼🎵& dances💃🏻🕴🏻)❓⁉️

Cempuling ~ Selangor Javaneses’ Joy

It means a collection of music 🎶🎼🎵 instruments that uses beats for different rhythm & sound brought to Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇾 by Sunan Kalijaga. The music 🎶🎼🎵played are in the form of advices for the audiences 👭👫👬

  • Cem ~ A variety as the musicians 👭👬👫 with different background & different types & sizes of instruments🎹🎸🥁
  • Pul ~ All sorts of people gathering👭👫👬
  • Iling ~ It’s the Java language to reminding each other about self, team member & communities. In religious term, it means self reflections & self reminders😀

 

She has enjoyed the modern Cempuling performance by Cempuling moden Cendana Klasik 👭👫👬👍🏻

Hmm…Modern Cempuling❓⁉️

Because it’s including with modern music 🎶🎼🎵 instruments e.g. keyboard 🎹 , guitar 🎸 etc. as refer to the 2️⃣nd row of above boomerang 📹🎥 captured

The music 🎶🎼🎵 instruments for Cempuling includes Rebana Ibu, Rebana Gong, Rebana Kempul, Rebana Kempreng, Rebana Anak, Enteng-Enteng 1️⃣, Enteng-Enteng 2️⃣ etc.😊

Guess what❓⁉️

The songs 🎶🎼🎤 played with Cempuling are with a variety from songs from Java, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil etc. She enjoyed the performance of a Mandarin song by late famous Taiwanese 🇹🇼 singer, Teresa Teng💁🏻‍♀️

Do enjoy a video clip 📹🎥 captured by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 for sharing here,

 

Urumee Melum உறுமிமேளம் Drummers ~ Calling of the Gods’ Spirit 🥁🥁

This is the most vibrant 🤩 & essential of the Malaysian-Indian traditions found in Malaysia 🇲🇾 with its double-headed hourglass-shaped drum originated from the state of Tamil Nadu, South of India 🇮🇳

This music 🎶🎼🎵has been widely believed to possess deep sacred power & it mostly associated with the trance rituals of calling of the gods’ spirit. It’s slung with a cloth strap across the shoulder & played by the drummer 👬👬👬🥁horizontally. It’s played entirely with sticks & simply allows the drummer to either play it by standing 👬 or walking 🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️ around

Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 at Batu Caves 🏞 with the awesome 👏🏻 performance by the drummers 👬👬👬 🥁from the Chinna Rasa Urumee Melum Masana Kali

Some of the music 🎶🎼🎵🥁 instruments including Urumee, Thavil, Pambai, Jaldra etc.

She was informed that all the drummers of this music group are very self discipline i.e. only perform the music with full proper praying attire 👕👖as their performance attire, bare foot 👣 & with no ❌🍻drinking & smoking❌🚬habits to respect this holy tradition heritage. They are all with normal diet (not necessary vegetarian) except some major prayers/ festivals 🎉🎊which require fasting before their performance at ceremonies/ temples⛩

 

Tanjung Flowers 💐 Dance ~ Selangor Royalties 👑 dance 💃🏻

Tanjung flowers 💐 aka Bunga Tanjung in Malaysia 🇲🇾 ‘s national language if the official flower of Selangor since the ruling of the Selangor Royalties 👑

After many of you asking via DMsss, here you go a summary of @siennylovesdrawing 👩🏻 ‘s Day 4️⃣ (last day, why so fast❓⁉️😌) with #BeatsofSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 🎶🎵🎼🥁 . Hmm…Slightly longer 🤗 as need to prepare clips 📹🎥 with details inside ya 😉☺️ . ✅ Traditional dances of Selangor Royalties 👑 , Malaysia 🇲🇾 & Bugis, South Sulawesi, Indonesia 🇮🇩 . ✅ Amazing great #UrumeeMelum drummers 🥁 performance . ✅ Beautiful Istana Bandar Lama Jugra . Happy to meet new friends, both Malaysians & some foreign media friends from this trip, friendship forever ya 👫👭👬💗 . Let’s enjoy the photos & clips captured of each about the beautiful #Selangor , Malaysia 🇲🇾 , more updates 👩🏻‍💻 via blog link at profile or vblog via #Youtube ~SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ’s channel . Special thank you 🙏🏻 for having #siennylovesdrawing with great 👍🏻 welcoming & hospitality throughout 🤗to @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac @visit.malaysia2020 @maticmy #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers

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This 4️⃣mins & 4️⃣0️⃣seconds dance 💃🏻 only for women 👭👭👭 & it symbolises Malay women as gentle, courteous, polite same like this flower 💐 ~ very fragrant & grows very high up on the trees 🌳🌳

It’s very well accepted 👍🏻 by the Malaysians🇲🇾& always performed during the official government ceremonies etc.😉

 

Batara Dance

Back then, this dance 💃🏻 was performed to emphasise on the connection between humans & the Gods of all Universes. Then, this dance 💃🏻 has evolved to being a dance 💃🏻 which meant to show love 💗 & loyalty to the King 👑

This 4️⃣mins & 4️⃣0️⃣seconds dance💃🏻’s movement visualises the respect & gratitude to the King 👑

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Poja Dance 💃🏻 ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

This 3️⃣mins Bugis dance 💃🏻 which is 1️⃣ of the popular one in Selangor due to the Bugis migrants from Sulawesi 🇮🇩 & settled down in Selangor 🇲🇾 many years ago

This dance 💃🏻 used to be performed only in the royal 👑 palace to welcome the King 👑 by the dancers 💃🏻💃🏻 with the sprinkled flowers 💐 & nice dance 💃🏻 moves

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Currently, it’s performed to everyone 👬👭👫 as a welcome 🤗 symbolic to all guests 👭👬👫who came to attend a event/ ceremony held😃

 

Madduppa Bosara Dance ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

It’s another move with Bugis influence & used to be performed in front of the noble families only during the Mattandajari ceremony (marriage 👰🏻🤵🏻 proposal). Then, this dance 💃🏻 has evolved & to welcome 🤗 all guests to events/ ceremonies

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Madduppa ~ The traditional food serving tray

Bosara ~ The traditional food serving tray’s cover

Both of them are used in this 6️⃣mins & 2️⃣5️⃣seconds dance 💃🏻 & then a variety of traditional delicacies/ cakes 🍰 will be served to all guests 👭👫👬 after the end of this dance 💃🏻 performance

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Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured with all the 4️⃣ dances shared above performed by dancers from Citra Ugik of Malay Bugis Association of Selangor, Malaysia 🇲🇾

Ohh…Noted the beautiful 😍 place in the clip 📹🎥 above of the  4️⃣ dances 💃🏻💃🏻 performed…

Curious 🤔 where 📍is it❓⁉️

It’s Alaeddin Palace 👑 or Bandar Jugra Palace aka Istana Bandar Lama Jugra in Malaysia 🇲🇾’s national language which was constructed using high quality timber named Cengal & marble. Its design is largely with Islamic & some influences from Indian, Middle-Eastern & Chinese (i.e. the roof’s carved fascia board & dragon 🐉 fin)

 

This double-storey palace 👑 has many rooms i.e. A royal 👑 bath 🛀🏻 , a throne room, a banquet room, bedrooms💤🛌, royal 👑 audiences hall, kitchen, a forbidden garden etc. It was designated as a historical monument & site under the Antiquities Act 1976 in 1980👏🏻🙌🏻

Do stay tune for Part 2 ya

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#TravelogueMalaysia: Day 4 @ Pangkor Island

This gonna be the last blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 post about SiennyLovesDrawing’s 👩🏻 recent travelogue island at Pangkor Island…🏝🏖

So, where SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👭👫👬 were checked-in for a night stay❓⁉️

It’s Rumah Rehat Kerajaan Pangkor (RRKN Pangkor) at Teluk Dalam, Pangkor Island🏝🏖 It’s a newly 🆕 renovated Rest House by the sea 🌊 Yeah‼️ Really beautiful 😍 view for getting vitamin sea 🌊 😃

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It’s situated at the northern tip of the virtually virgin Pangkor Island 🏝🏖 i.e. off the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia🇲🇾 SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really loves ❤️ its beautiful 😍 peaceful surrounding ☺️

It owns 1️⃣1️⃣ rooms, including 3️⃣ suites with a magnificent sea view 🌊 It features the “kampung” styles 🏘 architecture & all rooms furnished & equipped for a total pleasure & comfy stay here🛌🛁🚿

Guess what❓⁉️

In the past, it’s only open for Government employees & Royalty👑🤴🏻👸🏻, but recently open to public. Yeah‼️ Truly a beautiful 😍 place for a sea ocean 🌊 view stay vacation. There are 1️⃣1️⃣ rooms which suits your budget 💱 selection✅ The available room types includes Superior, Deluxe, Studio, Premier Suites & Royal Suite. The rooms are amazing & even would say all rooms with equal quality to some of the best hotels 🏢🏢 in KL City Centre. Moreover, the place & hotel room really  with impeccable cleanliness & standards. All its rooms are well equipped with a kettle, tea & coffee ☕️ , fridge ❄️ , iron & ironing board, toiletries, shower 🚿 robes & slippers. There are a good 👍🏻 selection of TV 📺 channels with a large screen TV for your viewing pleasure 👀

What SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 enjoyed the most from this hotel❓⁉️

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It’s the hotel location 📍which located directly onto the beach 🏝🏖 & with its cafe 🍽 named Ombak Cafe which sits literally on stilts above the sea ocean 🌊 It definitely offers uninterrupted views of the bay towards Lumut, early morning 🔆🔅 you will relaxing to view the fishermen 🚣🏽‍♂️ passing by for their daily sea 🌊 chores

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With her female writer buddy, she checked-in to a deluxe room 👭 Very comfy spacious, moreover she loves 💗 the sweet room decoration for their check-in. Just so sweet 😄😍

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A nice range of complimentary 🆓 toiletries provided to its guests 👫👭👬 in the bathroom🛀🏻🚿🚽

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Then, enjoyed delicious 😋🤤 lunch at Ombak Cafe 🍽 Yeah‼️

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What were the tasty 😋 dishes enjoyed❓⁉️

Prawn Fritters 🍤🍤

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Thick fritters 🍤🍤 with strong heavy prawns 🦐 🦐 flavour 😋

Spicy 🌶 Chilies Crabs 🦀🦀

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Very fresh crabs 🦀 served here, just a little too spicy 🌶 for SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻

Ginger Soya Sauce Fried Fish 🐟

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Her favourite fresh fish 🐟 served here, loves ❤️ the strong ginger spices 👍🏻😋

Claypot Beef Curry

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2️⃣nd flavoured dish, the heavy curry spices really suited her appetite of the day 👍🏻🤤

Not very spicy 🌶 🆗

Vegetables & Bean Curds

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Well balanced dining 🍽 with a vegetables🌿🌱🌿 dish 😄

Yeah‼️ Delicious tasty 😋 lunch dining 🍽, so full & satisfied 🆒

 

In the afternoon, she & the writers gang 👭👬👫gathered at the beach 🏝🏖 nearby Teluk Dalam for some batik colouring 🖌🎨 activities. The batik kits were sponsored by Desa Alam Batek. Yeah‼️ You’ re right ✅‼️ The same supplier for her beautiful 😍 batik pant as shared in earlier blog posting 👩🏻‍💻📝

Beautiful 😍 right❓⁉️

It’s really therapeutic 😌 to do batik colouring 🎨🖌 Very simple easy & relaxing 😎 especially at the beach side 🏝🏖 All enjoyed 😃😄 very much as well as happy 😊 with own masterpiece

Do click in to my IG posting above (there were 🔟 photos 📸 cum short clips 📹🎥) which posted for your viewing pleasure, sharing is caring as always ya😁

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If interested, do check out this batik colouring 🎨🖌 kit from @desaalambatek 👍🏻

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Yeah‼️ All the beautiful 😍 batik art 🎨🖌 with the writers gang 👫👭👬 Then, relaxing 😌walked 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️back along the beach 🏝🏖 side to hotel 🏘, resting & shower🛌🛀🏻🚿

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All enjoyed steamboat 🥘 dinner 🍽 together gather at Ombak Cafe again. There were 2️⃣ steamboat soup selection ~ Clear chicken soup🍲 & Tom Yum soup🥘

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The steamboat 🍲🥘 served with both soups, seafoods🦀🦐🦑, meats🐔🐂& vegetables 🌿🌽🍅So full & satisfied😋😁 Busy chit chatting🗣👤👥🗣, then rest for the night🌃🌌

Do enjoy a live clip 🎥📹 captured by 1️⃣ of her writers gang, @asyrafasriey 🙋🏽‍♂️during the steamboat 🥘🍲 dinner🍽

 

Hmm…1️⃣ of the thing that she would like to suggest the hotel 🏘 to improve on would be the safety of having some wild monkeys 🐒🐒 around the hotel 🏘 surrounding

Why she says so❓⁉️

It was because in 1️⃣ of the beautiful next morning🔆🔅, while she was enjoying breakfast 🍞☕️ at Ombak Cafe with her best buddy 🙋🏽‍♀️ for some chit chatting🗣👤 There was a monkey 🐒 that came by & took some butters 🧀 & strawberry 🍓jams from the dining table 🍽 Obviously SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 got a shock 😱 from the breakfast & kept carrying her mini backpack 🎒the whole breakfast 🍞☕️

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Ohh..Why❓⁉️

She just worried 😧 what if suddenly the monkey 🐒 came by again & grabbed her bag 🎒❓She got all her valuables including phone📱, camera 📸 for the media trip 🤭🤗 SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has suggested to the hotel staff 🙋🏽‍♂️to take note of this monkey 🐒 issues & perhaps to seek help from the Malaysian Forestry Office 👮🏽‍♂️👮🏽‍♂️to have proper action to catch the monkeys 🐒🐒 around the hotel 🏘 & returning them to their nature home ~ forest🌳🌳 The hotel staff 🙋🏽‍♂️informed they will manage the necessary from the suggestion raised☺️

Checked out noon time & took pink 💗 van 🚐 to Sg Pinang Jetty ⚓️ for boat transfer 🚤 from Majlis Perbandaran Manjung (MPM) to Marina Jetty ⚓️ for our Transnational bus 🚌 ride to KL aka home sweet home 🏡

Time flies, happy 😃 media trip of 5️⃣D4️⃣N ended with a big smile 😀 on all writers’ faces 👫👭👬

 

Bye bye 👋🏻 ‼️ Pang Island 🌴 🏖🏝& will be back 🔙 for sure‼️😃😁

Address📍: Along Teluk Dalam, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://www.casuarinahotels.com.my/hotel/property-managed-by-casuarina-hotels-lanais/rumah-rehat-kerajaan-negeri-teluk-dalam-pangkor/

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

Some of the recent updates 🗞📰 about Pangkor Island 🌴 🏖🏝 for your reading 📖 pleasure,

http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/opinion/2017/12/14/will-pangkor-be-transformed-for-the-better/

http://www.worldofbuzz.com/pangkor-island-declared-duty-free-not-cigarettes-alcohol-vehicles/

This 1st Travelogue Island was organized & lead by #Borakkitadotcom, special thank you for the trust from all sponsors to all writers gang

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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation @ Wetlands Sedili

From all places that SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻travelled during her recent trip 🎒🕶🧢👟to Southern Malaysia 🇲🇾 with all her writers gang👫👭👬, this homestay 🏘 was her favourite ❤️ among all✌🏻👆🏻

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Yeah‼️ Wetlands Sedili🏘‼️ It’s also called as Kampung Belukar Durian😀 Its name was given in conjunction with the discovery of a durian tree 🌳 when Sedili Kecil residents 👬👭👫 were explored the swamp forest area 🏞 with aim for a new settlements🙂

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This homestay 🏘 was 1 of the various implementation of development projects on rural tourism infrastructure facilities, the tourism economic projects & the human capital to locals based tourism by the Lembaga Kemajuan Johor Tenggara (KEJORA)😊 It’s 1️⃣ of the many destinations under the project developed by KEJORA along with Sedili locals 👫👭👬 to introduce it to the nature lovers 💚 cum travelers🎒🧢👟🕶

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It’s a freshwater swamp forest 🏞 which located at Sedili Kechil river💦💧, a riverine biodiversity in freshwater 💦💧 ecosystems. This Sedili Kechil watershed definitely provides an excellent opportunity to conserve a relatively intact lowland tropical wetland forest 🏞 ecosystem of its kinds in Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾

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Very relaxing 😌😎 stay here, why❓⁉️

It’s because with its ❌📶 limited network coverage, ha…ha…at 1️⃣st, she wasn’t used to it & was busy searching networks high ⬆️ & low ⬇️ for social mediasss 📲 with some of her writers gang👬👭👫 Ha…Ha…😅😂🤣

Then, slowly she got used to the peacefulness 😌 without phone📱 / incoming messages 📲beeping & really enjoy cum appreciate the quiet relaxing time here😉

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Checked-in to a simple basic room here (or shd say more like a studio house cum chalet 🏠) for a comfy night stay 😌😴💤

There is a balcony with a basin🚰, it serves for your prawnsss 🦐🦐 cathching 🎣 right from the chalet🏘🏠

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Oppsss…There is no ❌ heater♨️🚿, so advisable to have your shower 🛀🏻🛁 early 🔆🔅 especially if you are with young kids 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻 then. Also remember to bring your own toiletries as only towel is provided here🤗

Then, enjoyed delicious 😋🤤 afternoon tea ☕️ 🍘 served here

Yeah‼️ All served in Johor styled 😋😋

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Ohh…She learnt that fried banana 🍌 here have to enjoy it with black 🖤 sauce dipping🤤😋

Hmm…She loves ❤️ the thick fish 🐟 crackers 🥠served, with a cup of hot milk tea☕️ Ohh….So yummy delicious‼️😋🤤

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What are the activities here❓⁉️

Her writers gang 👫👭👬 were enjoying chit chatting 🗣👤👥🗣 by the jetty, river 💦💧prawnsss 🦐🦐 catching🎣, snapping 📸 photos, doing nothing but appreciated the nice peaceful riverside scenery😍🏞

What for dinner 🍽❓⁉️

We enjoyed barbeque (BBQ) 🍡🍢🍗🍖dinner together…Ha…Ha…A special thanks 🙏🏻 for the well marinated chicken 🐔🍗 , sausages, prawns 🦐 🦐 & fishes🐟🐟. Really fingers licking good 👍🏻 BBQ dinner😋

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Ohh…Also great thanks 🙏🏻 to her writers gang, Murni 🙋🏽‍♀️& Eddy 🙋🏿‍♂️for helping to BBQ 🔥🦐🐟🍗 most of the food items for the night 🏙🌃 too 😃😁 Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was just enjoying eating most of the time…😋🍽

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Hey…She 👩🏻 helped with the new 🆕 888 Tea & Coffee chocolate 🍫 drinksss🥤🥤making though…She was not 💯% lazy & only busy eating ya😆🤣

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Enjoyable fun chit chat 🗣👤👥🗣with gang 👫👭👬 right after dinner🍽🍴 Just so so much laughter 😂🤣😆

Ha…Ha…Especially the video clip 📹🎥 recorded by Sir Zharif Aziz 🙋🏽‍♂️for the new 🆕 chocolate 🍫 drinksss🥤🥤by 888 Tea & Coffee

A great night sleep😌🛌😴💤

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After breakfast 🍽☕️ the next morning🔆🔅, then went for a boat 🚤 trip to tour around the Sedili Kechil river💦💧

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Then visited The Horseshoe Crab Aquaculture Farm 🦀💦 & learnt 📖 so much about it

Bravo‼️ 👏🏻Really great 👍🏻 effort of this farm & really well deserved for the award won🎖🏅🏆

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After the visiting, then back to the homestay 🏘🏡 & within short walking🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️distance for clams collecting…Ha…Ha…Walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️into the muddy muddy swamp area & hunting for clams

Yeah‼️ Her writers gang 👫👭👬 really enjoyed & collected many many clams with a mixture of sizesss🤩

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So so happy‼️ All busy were cleaning 💦💧 hands👋🏻🖐🏻, legs👣, then the clams…

Last but not least‼️ All gathered 👬👭👫 to BBQ 🔥 the clams & enjoyed fresh BBQ clams 🍴🍽 together gather. Just so so yummy delicious😉

After a satisfied BBQ clams😋🤤, then packed luggage 🎒& checked out from here for next destination🚐

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Highly recommended 👆🏻by SiennyLovesDrawing👩🏻 Do exploring for your freshwater 💦💧swamp forest 🏞 stay vacation 🛌 ya😄☺️

Address📍: Kompleks The Wetlands, Kampung Belukar Durian, Sedili Kecil, 81910, Kota Tinggi, Johor, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎️📱: Mr Kamal +6019-738 0372 / Mr Wan Zaili +6019-730 0058 / Madam Wan Rohani +6013-7026327

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

#Coloursoflives #TravelogueMalaysia is organised by #Borakkitadotcom​ & supported by #TourismMalaysia

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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation at Amari Hotel Johor Bahru (JB)

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👫👭👬 had a comfy stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿at Amari Hotel JB 🧡🏢 recently😃

Hmm…Why Amari JB🧡🏢❓⁉️

  • ONYX Hospitality Group’s 1️⃣st foray into the Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 southern gateway city with its 242-room
  • Strategically located 📍within the heart ❤️of JB city with its easy access to JB heritage district
  • With close proximity to some famous tourist spots, museums, cafés☕️🍵, traditional bakeries 🥖🍞& various local dining 🍽🍴places

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  • Surrounded by the Persada Convention Centre, Komtar JBCC & City Square shopping malls🏢🏢
  • Walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️distance to JB Sentral & the Customs, Immigration & Quarantine (CIQ) Complex
  • Reaching to the upcoming Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) 🚇🚊that will link JB , Malaysia 🇲🇾 & Singapore 🇸🇬
  • A 3️⃣0️⃣-min drive 🚗🚘 from Senai 🇲🇾International Airport🛬🛫
  • A 5️⃣0️⃣-min drive 🚘🚗 from Singapore’s 🇸🇬Changi Airport 🛬🛫

Guess what❓⁉️

Amari JB 🧡🏢is originally from Thailand 🇹🇭 & now expanding across Asia 🌎 with its rich & long-standing heritage. It also highlighting the textures & flavours of its unique setting through architecture, design, cuisine & service😊

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was impressed 😍🤩with the welcoming hotel service upon her arrival👍🏻

Its hotel lobby is located on the 6️⃣th floor & offers warm friendly welcome & serves as a social hub where guests can access other hotel features including Breeze Spa💆🏻‍♀️💆🏻‍♂️ It offers thoughtfully designed space for meetings, relaxation, dining/ working including The Library📖📚, Idea 💡 💭 Room & a generous lounge area🥂🍹🍸

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Breeze Spa 💆🏻‍♀️💆🏻‍♂️ offers its signature mood-based scrubs & massages, Thai 🇹🇭 therapeutic experiences, body treatments, facial, salon services etc. SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has yet to experience any services here.

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She was served with the beautiful purple 💜 colour signature drink 🍸 (welcome drink) during her hotel 🚶🏻‍♀️🏢tour. It’s light & tasty, so you may wish to buy 🛒🛍 it as a souvenir🎁 She was told by the spa officer🙋🏻‍♀️, each bottle lasts for at least half a year🙂

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Had enjoyed the signature afternoon tea ☕️🍵served at the Amaya Café, sit back to enjoy a wide selection of English tea, beverages, cakes & pastries🍰🥧🥐

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Yeah‼️ Checked in to her spacious Grand Deluxe room😌😴💤

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The next morning🔆⁉️, she enjoyed her breakfast 🍽☕️ served at Amaya Food Gallery. It’s a market-style all-day restaurant with influences from the architecture & food market culture of different Asian 🌎 countries. The extensive menu features a variety of well-loved dishes from Chinese, Indian, Malay, Thai & international cuisines🍽🍴

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This hotel 🧡🏢owns a ballroom which can be divided to 2️⃣ smaller function rooms & a pre-function foyer. All are well equipped with audio visual🎤🎧, video 🎥 conferencing 📞& high–speed wifi📶 It has an outdoor terrace which is ideal for cocktail 🍸🍹receptions for 600pax/ sit down dinners 🍽🍴for 200pax. Its weddings team has expertise in arranging traditional Malay, Chinese, Indian & Western weddings👰🏻🤵🏻

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There are fit centre/ gym🏋🏻‍♀️🏋🏻‍♂️, swimming 🏊🏻‍♀️🏊🏻‍♂️ pool as well as children 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻pool available for use. If you & your family members 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦👨‍👩‍👦‍👦👨‍👩‍👧‍👧love ❤️ to 🏊🏻‍♂️ 🏊🏻‍♀️, do consider to reserve your room with pool access then😀

She really enjoyed her comfy stay here😁

For reservations/ more details, do exploring

Address📍: No.82C, Jalan Trus, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Check-in 3️⃣pm & check-out 1️⃣2️⃣pm

Website🌐: https://www.amari.com/johor-bahru/

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

Hmm…Wondering what you can do during your stay in the evening🏙❓⁉️

Yeah‼️ Let’s opt for a trishaw ride 🛵to JB city, the heritage district/ exploring for a local dinner🍽🍴

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This trishaw ride 🛵 was initiated by Malaysian 🇲🇾 Inbound Tourism Association (MITA) since 1️⃣ Nov 2017. The ride starts & ends in front of Amari JB🧡🏢, so really convenient for its hotel guests👫👭👬

It’s available from 5️⃣pm to 9️⃣pm daily, except if with unfavourable weather🌧⛈🌩🌪 The ride fare of 2.2km is RM15/ride for Malaysian 🇲🇾 & RM30/ride for foreigner❌🇲🇾 Each spacious trishaw 🛵 can fit for 2️⃣ pax & approximately of 3️⃣0️⃣mins each ride🤗

Definitely a relaxing ride to enjoy & she has captured 📸 a video 📹🎥 for sharing here

Do contact ☎️📞⌚️Mr Chua Poh Kok👨🏻‍💼 +60197799349 to arrange for your exciting trishaw ride🛵😀

Hmm….How about dinner 🍽🍴option❓⁉️

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👬👭👫 would like to recommend a local authentic café, Dapur Jendela🍽🍴

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You may request for your trishaw ride 🛵 to end nearby Jalan Tan Hiok Nee & with walking distance 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️to this café🍽🍴

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She was impressed 😍🤩 with the café’s decoration, its old styled feel, yet comfortable space for an evening 🏙🌃 handout/ dining👫👭👬

Her favourite ❤️ food from here❓⁉️

The Malay styled pancake 🥞 (6️⃣ pieces) served with spicy 🌶 chilies anchovies aka in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 national language ~ lempeng & sambal tumis ikan bilis😋🤤

Other dishes 🍽🍴she has shared & enjoyed with her writers gang 👬👭👫 including fried chicken 🍗 with herbs rice 🍚 set, special porridge, special soupy rice cube🍲, “roti jala” with chicken curry🥘, seafood🦐🦑🐟cabonara🍝, chicken 🐔 chop etc. Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 from her recent dining here ya🍽🍴

Address📍: No. 49, Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Operation hours🕧: 6️⃣pm to 2️⃣am daily, except Mon

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

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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Day to explore heritage @ Johor Bahru (JB)

After morning 🔆🔅 breakfast 🍽☕️ from Amari Hotel JB 🧡🏢(Do stay tune for her next stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿 blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 ya), SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👫👭👬 have decided for a day to exploring the heritage of old town JB 🇲🇾

It was started with a morning 🔆🔅heritage walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️Yeah‼️

A mixed feeling 😃😌 while walking 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️down the memory lane of the old town here, why❓⁉️

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Some of the old shops are really well maintained👍🏻, including still operating the businesses as inherited, while some actually have transformed to modern faces 🏢… Her personal thought 💭 , it would be good 👍🏻 if all old buildings are maintained as its origin as possible though☺️

However, she also well received ☺️ that town evolution is unavoidable too…Hmm…Happy 😃 that old town JB is still not too bad in its heritage maintenance thus far. Bravo‼️👍🏻👏🏻

So, she was impressed 🤩 with 1️⃣ of the old business which stay from the olden days till now😲

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What❓⁉️

That’s amazing‼️😁

Yes, it’s Salahuddin Bakery 🥖🍞at Jalan Dhoby (A side joke 🤣 ~ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has made fun to 1️⃣ of her writers gang, Dboy Ahmad 🙋🏽‍♂️that the road name of him was wrongly❌spelled 🔡🔠😅😂 Ha…Ha…😆)

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Note: Photo 📸 above credited to https://www.facebook.com/dboystudio 🙋🏽‍♂️

Highly👆🏻recommended‼️ A must visit as it’s like a live museum of an old halal bakery🥖🍞shop with traditional buns🥐, breads🥖🍞, cakes 🎂🍰etc.

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Why as a live museum❓⁉️

Because it’s still in its origin bakery🥖🍞business inherited & continues with wood fired 🔥 bread oven😲✌🏻

You may buy 🛒 a packet or 2️⃣ of its bakery items 🥖🍞🥐 to enjoy 😋 ya

She has enjoyed the tasty dried coconut 🥥🌴 buns from here 🤤 Not too sweet 😋

Address📍: 26 Jalan Dhoby, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕗: 8am to 2pm daily, except Fri

Website🌐: http://tourism.johor.my/tours/salahuddin-bakery/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Salahuddin-Bakery-Jalan-Dhoby/151382781582630?fref=ts

What’s next❓⁉️

Another old building 🏢 that touched her heart ❣ ~ Sultan Ibrahim Building😍

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Guess what❓⁉️

It’s still in use currently as Government offices🏢That’s why she was only captured 📸 her photo at the entrance, during her visit this building 🏢 is not open for public/ tourists though😌

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Address📍: Along Jalan Abdul Ibrahim, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://tourism.johor.my/tours/sultan-ibrahim-building/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sultan-Ibrahim-Building/137290522958512

There are lots of beautiful wall mural observed 🤩 during her heritage walk🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️, do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured from her heritage walk 🚶🏻‍♀️at old town JB😀

After morning 🔆🔅walk🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️, went for a traditional Malay cuisine dining 🍽🍴place for lunch🤤😋

Where❓⁉️

It’s Dapor Warisan (Yes, she was back 🔙 again❗️😜) If you remembered her earlier sharing 👩🏻‍💻📝of this dining 🍽🍴place in her travel posting with the Kingz MG to Southern Malaysia😉

Satisfied delicious 😋🤤 traditional Malay cuisine not to be missed while you are visiting JB ya✌🏻👆🏻

Ohh…You definitely will love 💖 the Angklung (traditional music🎵🎶 instrument) performance here too👍🏻 Again, a short clip 📹🎥 captured to share her dining 🍽🍴moment here, enjoy it ya 😄

Address📍: Kompleks Yayasan Warisan Johor, Lot 888, Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Takzim, West Malaysia

Operation hours🕛: 12pm to 11pm daily

Contact no.☎️📞📱: +6013-7057301 / +6016-7726146

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

In the evening🏙, you can opt for a shopping 🛒 🛍walk🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️at Pasar Karat aka Bazaar JB, it’s more like a night bazaar / night market/ flea market with all types of merchandises where you can shop🛒🛍 for some souvenirs from JB perhaps. Hmm…Personally she has observed there are a mixture of new items & preloved items from her walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️at this night market😉😊

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has captured 📸 a video clip 📹🎥 from her night visit for sharing here,

Address📍: Along Jalan Tan Hiok Nee, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Operation hours🕕: 6pm to midnight daily

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

After the night 🌃 shopping 🛒🛍 walk🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️, had an exclusive privilege to ride on RV luxury bus  🚌 ride to tour around Bukit Serene 👑 & Laman Serene ⭐️🌟

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Address📍: Along Jalan Straits View, Bukit Serene, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Website🌐: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Istana_Bukit_Serene

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Istana-Bukit-Serene/142571325759851

Do enjoy a video clip 📹🎥 captured by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 from her night 🌃🌌tour with RV luxury bus🚌

For more details about RV luxury bus 🚌 booking, do exploring

Website🌐: http://www.psholidays.com

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

Contact no.☎️📞📱: Mr Chua Poh Kok +6019-7799349

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Special thank you to Tourism Malaysia for accompanying & believing, also great thanks to #PeroduaMalaysia​ , #CanonMalaysia​ , #888TeaCoffee & #AikenMalaysia for being the sponsors & #SittyTravel for being the main transporter & travel tips advisor

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#TravelogueMalaysia: Pulau Kukup & Tanjung Piai

Yeah‼️ This round, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing about her recent eco tourism trip to Pulau Kukup 🌴& Tanjung Piai 🌿 The 2️⃣ of the Johor National Parks located at Southern Johor of West Malaysia 🇲🇾

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As shared in earlier blog post📝, Pulau Kukup 🌴 is just 2️⃣0️⃣km away from her stay at Aloha Hotel Pontian🏢 So, after breakfast🍽☕️, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👫👭👬departed with Sitty Travel 🚐 to jetty ⚓️ (shown in photo below, yes, it’s through this seafood 🐟🦐🦀🐙🦑restaurant🍽🍴)

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Then, a short boat 🚤 ride (2️⃣0️⃣mins, RM5️⃣/pax for return trip 🚤🚤 & free 🆓 for kids below 6 years old 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👦🏻) to Pulau Kukup 🌴

Arrived & enjoyed a slight sweaty 😅morning 🔆🔅 2️⃣km mangroves trail walk 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️here😀

 

Yeah‼️ The highest 👆🏻stilt roots & largest Hibrid Mangrove in Malaysia 🇲🇾

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In Jan 2003, this mangrove island, an ecological treasure trove was granted with the status of a🎖 Wetland of International Importance (Ramsar Convention Site), by the Geneva-based Ramsar Convention Bureau👏🏻

If you are a bird 🦅🐦 lovers❤️, do visit here for the seasonal migratory bird 🦅🐦 watching 🔭spectacle

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Pulau Kukup 🌴 encompases 3️⃣ villages i.e. Kukup Laut, Air Masin & Kampung Melayu. It’s essentially a fishing 🎣 village which is famous for seafood🦀🦐🦑🐙🐟, local produced shrimp 🦐 paste (aka belacan in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 national language), salted fish🐟, dried shrimps🦐, cage cultured fish 🐟 farms etc.

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Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured from her recent trip there😉

There is also another ferry ⛴ jetty ⚓️ & immigration checkpoint to Batam Island & Karimun Island of Indonesia 🇮🇩

Let’s plan your visit to this nature reserve mangroves island ya 🤩

Address📍: Lot 139, Mukim Air Masin, 82300 Kukup, Pontian, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕘: 9am to 5pm daily (Last entry 4pm)

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Website🌐: http://www.johornationalparks.gov.my/v3/pulau-kukup/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Pulau-Kukup-Johor-National-Park-291826154254817/

Yeah‼️ Time for lunch 🍽🍴1️⃣st before the next destination of the day❗️😄

Hmm…Where❓⁉️

It’s at Johor Riau Restaurant 🍽🍴which served Malay seafood 🦀🦐🦑🐙🐟cuisine with Johor style😋🤤

 

Wow‼️Many many seafood 🦀🦑🐙🦐🐟 dishes served‼️SiennyLovesDrawing’s 👩🏻 happy face 😁 as a food lover 😋🤤 Ha…Ha…

All dishes were so fresh & delicious👍🏻, highly recommended 👆🏻to dine 🍽 here if you are on your way to visit Tanjung Piai🌿

Why❓⁉️

It’s just so so near to it, or should say you will definitely passby Johor Riau on your way to Tanjung Piai🌿

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She learnt that as Johor tradition, almost all Johor restaurants 🍽🍴especially seafood 🦀🦑🐙🦐🐟restaurants will definitely served Horseshoe Crab aka Belangkas in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 national language

Curious about how it looks like❓⁉️Do stay tune for her next post 👩🏻‍💻📝where she will be sharing her visit to horseshoe crab conservation centre😉

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It’s her 1️⃣st time to taste horseshoe crab & she loves 💗 it❗️Johor Riau served it in “lemak cili padi🌶” (Malaysia’s 🇲🇾 national language) cooking style👨🏻‍🍳👩🏻‍🍳

Guess what❓⁉️

There is no crab meat to enjoy, instead enjoy the delicious crunchy 😋🤤 crab roes/ eggs of it🙂

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Another dish that she loves 💗 from Johor Riau is the seafood otak-otak (another signature Johor dish) served here👆🏻👍🏻

It’s so delicious with its unique Johor recipe with dried coconut 🥥 🌴 in it. A mouthful of light coconut 🥥 fragrant blended well with the fresh seafood 🦐🐟 ingredients❗️Tastebud satisfied❗️😃

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How about other seafood 🦀🦑🐙🦐🐟 dishes enjoyed❓⁉️

  • Soup Riau 🍲 (served with crabs🦀 )
  • Spicy 🌶 sour fish 🐟 (aka “ikan asam pedas” in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾national language)
  • Spices cooked snails 🐌 (aka siput sedut berempah)
  • Black pepper clams
  • Malay style salad 🥗 aka ulam
  • Fish 🐟 served in “Bebotok” style

Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured from her Johor style seafood 🦑🐙🦐🦀🐟 dining 🍽🍴here ☺️

Hmm…Hope you all don’t craving 🤤🤤 for seafood 🦑🐙🦐🦀🐟 after watching 👀👁👁 ya

Address📍: J48, Tanjung Piai, 82300 Kukup, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕚: 11am to 12am daily, except ⛔️ Monday

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

Yeah‼️ After a satisfied 😃👍🏻😋delicious lunch🍽🍴, happily travelling 🚐 to…

Tanjung Piai 🌿National Park

Wow‼️ This welcome landmark monument made of eco-friendly fibre reinforced concrete with 2️⃣0️⃣m height & 🔟m width. Its stark grey ◻️ colour represents the rich mangroves & mudflats of Tanjung Piai🌿

1️⃣st photo 📸 captured before another eco walk🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️here

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Hmm…Why Piai❓⁉️

It’s named after a local fern 🌿 plant aka Paku Piai 🌿 in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾national language. This plant is capable of living in brackish water conditions i.e. scattered in this park🙂

Tanjung Piai 🌿 is the southern most point of Peninsular Malaysia 🇲🇾 & the southern most tip of Mainland Asia 🌎too with the borders of shorelines of Malaysia 🇲🇾 , Indonesia 🇮🇩 & Singapore 🇸🇬

Lots of tourists 👫👭👬 travelling to here, just to capture a photo 📸 with this globe 🌐 shaped monument & plaque which marked the southernmost point😍

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Guess what❓⁉️

Tanjung Piai 🌿 as a coastal mangrove also being granted in Jan 2003 with the status🎖of an internationally important Ramsar Convention site👏🏻

It has high socio-economic value for fisheries 🐟🐟 especially mudskippers aka ikan belacak in Malaysia’s 🇲🇾national language😀

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The national park officers 👩🏻‍💼👨🏻‍💼shared about the breeding story of mudskippers🐟. Apparently the male 🚹🐟 mudskippers need to build a mud house 🏠 (refer photo 📸 below) to attract the female 🚺🐟mudskippers. Ha…Ha…Interesting facts learnt😅😂🤣

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Address📍: Tanjung Piai Johor National Park, 82030 Mukim Serkat, Pontian, Johor, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://www.johornationalparks.gov.my/v3/tanjung-piai/

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

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Special thank you to Tourism Malaysia for accompanying & believing, also great thanks to #PeroduaMalaysia​ , #CanonMalaysia​ , #888TeaCoffee & #AikenMalaysia for being the sponsors & #SittyTravel for being the main transporter & travel tips advisor

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