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National Park Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawingÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»Â has recently travelled to Taman Negara 🌳🌳 (aka National Park 🌳🌳 ) Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ with MITA business networking trip & enjoyed her back to nature 💚 stay đŸ›ŒđŸšżđŸšœđŸ˜ŽđŸ’€ at Han Rainforest Resort 🏡🏘🏡

She đŸ‘©đŸ» had a privilege to meet & enjoyed an inspiring chat đŸ—ŁđŸ‘€ with the founder of the resort🏡🏘🏡, Mr Kenny Ng đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ(Uncle Kenny) about his nature 💚 💚 passion & resort busines journey

Oppsss…SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» has forgot đŸ€ŠđŸ»â€â™€ïž to have a photo 📾 with Uncle KennyÂ đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’ŒÂ during this trip

He đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ has generously shared an article âœđŸ»đŸ“œwrote by him & SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» would like to share đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“ it here, inclusion of her favourite ❀ emojisss & capturesss 📾 in between 😃😁

đŸ€—Â ~ Sharing is caring as always ~~ đŸ€—

Taman Negara🌳🌳, situated in the heart ❀of Pahang, Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ , is 1ïžâƒŁ of the oldest rainforest 🌳🌳 in the world đŸ—ș🌍 at 130 million years old

Within it, lays a geographical 🌍 wonder of permanently untouched & protected habitat for flora đŸŒłđŸŒ±đŸŒżđŸŒș & fauna 🩓🐆🐅🐘 to florish to all its glory

As such, this a perfect đŸ‘đŸ» platform for the development of a hub towards the education of conservation of the ecology surrounding Taman Negara & rainforests in general 🌳🌳

We strongly believe that Taman Negara 🌳🌳 has the potential to be a global đŸ—ș🌍 platform for the both Eco & Adventure education tourism centre 😃

My đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ humble beginnings of 30 plus years specialising in tourism at Taman Negara 🌳🌳 & the handling of some 1ïžâƒŁ million over tourists đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź since day 1ïžâƒŁ, has led me đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ to the formation of 2ïžâƒŁ travel agencies (NKS & Han Travel) & a resort 🏡🏘🏡 with the biggest room capacity at Kuala Tahan. We average 30k tourists đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«đŸ‘­ a year & 90% of them are from Europe 🇬🇧 🇼đŸ‡č đŸ‡©đŸ‡Ș 🌍đŸ—ș

It has come to a time, where I đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ feel personally, having been in this trade for 30 odd years, it is time to educate the younger generation đŸ‘§đŸ»đŸ§’đŸ»đŸ‘ŠđŸ»đŸ§‘đŸ» & anyone from all walks of life willing to learn about the conservation 💚 of the ecology & its surroundings

We at Han Travel, have formed 2ïžâƒŁ new 🆕 arms in our corporation to execute the upcoming programs called Eco Adventure Tourism 💚💚

This will be encased with the educational arm named the Eco Educational Tourism, headed by Mr Frank Kee & his team đŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™€ïž & in support đŸ’ȘđŸ» with the activities provided by the Adventure Management Tourism headed by Mr Kevin Bateman & his team đŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïžđŸ™‹đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸ’đŸ»â€â™€ïž

Just 1ïžâƒŁ of our examples for the educational program is the re-planting of bamboo 🎋🎍or specific trees 🌳🌳 by badly eroded areas in the effort to prevent further damage to the riversides 💩💧

This is just an example of what we would provide as a CSR initiative 😀

We shall be working closely with the Sultan Ahmad Environmental foundation 💚 in its efforts, participate & uphold its values 😊

Alas, with our planning & preparation, we now realise that we face a huge stumbling block đŸ˜„đŸ˜“ We do not a permanent site to conduct our activities in a conducive & safe manner 😌

Also, current rules & regulations by the government sectors should be looked at & revised to enable operators like us đŸ‘­đŸ‘«đŸ‘Ź to introduce & execute the mutually beneficial conservational education programs 💚💚

In the extended period, the efforts will benefit not just the environment 💚🌳💚 but also creating employment opportunity to the locals within its surroundings đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«

IđŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œnow urge, the Pahang state Government, Ministry of Tourism & other related government agencies to assist us in paving the way into this journey with us đŸ™đŸ»đŸ€đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ»

Other Asian countries are already promoting their countrys’ tagline, for example;-

  • Thailand đŸ‡č🇭 ~ Culture tourism
  • Indonesia đŸ‡źđŸ‡© ~ Art tourism
  • Philippines đŸ‡”đŸ‡­ ~ Diving tourism
  • Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ ~ Eco & Adventure tourism

All told, our Ministry of Tourism Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ have also set their vision 💭 on Eco Tourism 💚 with its plans & implementation of its program from 2025 & continued focusing till 2050

Han Travel Sdn Bhd, is now at the final phases of the planning & is almost ready to launch our initial program on Eco & Adventure Tourism 💚💚 The launch pad & operations will be at the Han Rainforest Resort, Kuala Tahan 🏡🏘🏡

We hope our efforts will promote & drive the state of Pahang to be model state & also the centre of Ecological 💚 Awareness & the centre for the Education on Rainforest Preservation 🌳🌳

Once again, I đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ believe that our vision is in line with the Pahang State government’s. Developing a fully functioning centre where the education of the ecology 💚 can spread to all walks of life through an experiential process where participants đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź can touch, feel, smell, see and hear the importance of the ecology 💚around us & the threats to its and our existence 😃😁

Thank you đŸ™đŸ»

Written âœđŸ» by, Mr Kenny Ng đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ, founder of Han Travel Resort 🏡🏘🏡

Website🌐: https://han.travel/

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

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawingÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»Â is wishing Uncle KennyÂ đŸ‘šđŸ»â€đŸ’Œ a successful initiative of Eco Educational Tourism

From her stay đŸ›ŒđŸšżđŸšœđŸ˜ŽđŸ’€ experience, the room is spacious & clean with attached bathroom 🚿 (Hot shower 🚿 with shampoo & body gel are provided) & toilet đŸšœ She loves 💗 the comfy bed 🛏 & pillow too

The room is with a balcony with coffee ☕ table & chair with a glass sliding door đŸšȘ to view the surrounding

The resort 🏡🏘🏡 is equipped with dipping pool đŸŠđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸŠđŸ»â€â™‚ïž , iron area at corridors within the rooms for its guests đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘«đŸ‘­, rabbits 🐇🐰 farm, river fish 🐟 pond, a natural fish 🐟 head stone of millions years, jungle fowls 🐓 farm, quail đŸ€ farm etc. Definitely an educational opportunities đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ‘†đŸ»for the kids đŸ‘¶đŸ»đŸ‘§đŸ»đŸ§’đŸ»đŸ‘ŠđŸ»đŸ§‘đŸ» to touch, hold & get to know the animals đŸ‡đŸ°đŸ“đŸŸđŸ€

A relaxing 😌😎 back to nature 💚 at Taman Negara 🌳🌳 She loves 💗 her short stay with exciting visits to,

Night 🌃🌌 Jungle 🌳🌳 Walk đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïž

About 1ïžâƒŁ hour of relaxing 😌 walking đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïž in the dark jungle 🌳🌳 with torch 🔩 light

Special thanks đŸ™đŸ» to the nature guide đŸ’šđŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïž, Mr Panjang, plenty of insects, reptiles, birds etc. being observed 😃😁

Canopy 🌳🌳 Walk đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïž

It’s approximately 540m long & 40m above the ground

Guess what❓⁉

It’s the world 🌍đŸ—ș longest canopy walkway

Yeah‌đŸ˜Č We made it âœŒđŸ»đŸ™ŒđŸ»đŸ‘đŸ»

Rapid shooting

Amazing 😉 fun đŸ˜†đŸ€Ł 1ïžâƒŁst experience she had & she đŸ‘©đŸ» was 101% wet 💩💧with ride through the rapids along Tembeling River 💩💧

Luckily 🍀 the valuable belongings & shoes 👟 were kept by the nature guide đŸ’šđŸ™‹đŸœâ€â™‚ïžin the plastic bag , else all got wet & gadgets đŸ“±đŸ“·âŒšïž may spoilt 😊

Bateq Village Visit

The Bateq indigenous people are very shy â˜ș in welcoming guests đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź

Learnt lots about their basic traditional lifestyle e.g. start a fire đŸ”„, using blow gun to hunt for animals as foods etc.

Hmm đŸ€” …SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» is planning for her cave overnight đŸŒƒđŸŒŒđŸ˜ŽđŸ’€ trip next year

Highly recommended đŸ‘đŸ»đŸ‘†đŸ» to back to nature 💚 to National Park Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

More details via 🌐 https://han.travel/tour/taman-negara-tour/

Also welcomeÂ đŸ€—Â to check out SiennyLovesDrawingÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»Â â€™s top contributorÂ đŸ‘†đŸ»Â account via 🌐 https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawing for her recent reviews on the Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡ŸÂ â€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaÂ đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“

#MITA #mitab2b #Pahang #HanTravel #TourismPahang #SgTembeling #TamanNegara #NationalPark #rainforest #HanRainforestResort #travel #travels #travelling #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #nature #lovenature #naturelovers #naturelover #conservation #canopywalk #canopy #backtonature #cuticutimalaysia #malaysiatrulyasia #SayangMalaysia #Malaysia #MPC #Tourism #nature #forest #ecotourism #educational #ecology #forest #vmy2020 #VisitMalaysiaYear2020

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Save Our Rainforest Race 2018

Yeah‌ The annual Save Our Rainforest Race đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž(SORR) 2018 by Organization For The Preservation of Natural Heritage aka PEKA đŸŒ±Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ is back & open for registration now‌

SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» was proud to witness its press conference & launching 🎉🎊 recently🙂

Hmm…She got to know about PEKAđŸŒ± Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ from her visit to Tanah Aina Resort Pahang 🏞🏘 last year & you are welcome to read 📖 her earlier sharing đŸ‘©đŸ»â€đŸ’»đŸ“ via

https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/green-getaway-back-to-nature-tanah-aina-farrah-soraya/

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Guess what❓⁉

The founder of Tanah Aina Resort 🏞🏘, Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil đŸ‘©đŸœâ€đŸ’Œ is also the President for PEKA đŸŒ± Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

So, what’s PEKA đŸŒ± Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ you may ask❓⁉

It’s an NGO (aka Non-governmental/ non-profit making organisation) known as Pertubuhan Pelindung Khazanah Alam Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

PEKA đŸŒ± was formed with objectives,

  • To stop ✋ 🛑 the destruction of natural resources💚
  • To defend the rights of environment & be the voice of nature💚
  • To create awareness, strength & assurance in defending the natural 💚 heritage

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PEKA’s logo symbolises the shape of a leaf đŸŒ± that provides an ultimate inspiration of PEKA đŸŒ± Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ

PEKA đŸŒ± means “sensitive” in Bahasa Melayu i.e. National language of Malaysia đŸ‡ČđŸ‡Ÿ & it is rightly suitable towards its objectives to achieve ✅

PEKA đŸŒ± have been actively in community activities ensuring preservation of rainforests 🌳🌳 in particularly replanting of lost rainforests 🌳🌳 as it’s really critical because we are losing most of the rainforests 🌳🌳 fast😔😌

So, SORR đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž2018 is gonna be its 6ïžâƒŁth year & will be held on 24 March 2018 at Hutan Simpan Gading🌳🌳, Hulu Selangor. UMW Toyota 🚗🚘 & Concorde Hotel Shah Alam 🏱 as its main sponsors💰đŸ’ȘđŸ»

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“Similar to previous races (since 2013) held before this, the main objective of the race đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïžis to educate participants đŸ‘«đŸ‘­đŸ‘Ź on the conservation & preservation of forests🌳🌳,” Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed AkilđŸ‘©đŸœâ€đŸ’Œ, the President of PEKA shared during the SORR đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž2018 press conference

“We are expecting approximately 2ïžâƒŁk participants đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘­đŸ‘« of all ages to participate in this annual event & aiming to plant about 1ïžâƒŁk trees🌳🌳”

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“Apart from having the race đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïžto start & end at the Pelangi Hill Resort Camp, there will be several checkpoints throughout the raceđŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž which expose participants đŸ‘­đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘« on the importance of rainforests🌳🌳”

“PEKA đŸŒ±Malaysiais extremely concerned about indiscriminate logging nationwide 🌎 which affects the water 💩💧catchment areas & loss of wildlife 🐅🐆🩓🩍🐘🩏🩒habitats. If we do not start doing something, there might not be any rainforest 🌳🌳 left for our future generations,” she addedđŸ‘©đŸœâ€đŸ’Œ

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Each participating team đŸ‘«đŸ‘ŹđŸ‘­comprises 2ïžâƒŁ individuals đŸ‘„ with registration fee 🎟 per team of RM160 for this 15km raceđŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïžThis race trail includes some scenic 🏞 routes along the Kerling Hot Springs â™šïžđŸ’ŠđŸ’§in Hulu Selangor toođŸ˜đŸ€©

Let’s join SORRÂ đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž2018 together gather 😃😁

~ Cut ✂ The Greed , ❌Not The Green 💚🌳 ~

More information on SORR đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž2018, do explore 🌐 www.pekamalaysia.org or leaflet above for your registration🖋📋 ya

Previous editions of SORRđŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž;
2013: Hutan Lipur Chamang, Bentong, Pahang
2014: Hutan Simpan Sg Besi, Kuala Lumpur
2015: Hutan Lipur Kuala Woh, Tapah, Perak
2016: Hutan Simpan Sungai Menyala, Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
2017: Taman Negara Pulau Pinang, Teluk Bahang, Pulau Pinang

Updated: 8.3.2018 1pm

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» has registered with a female friend as a team 👭😁 for #SORR2018đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïž

If you too, let’s meet yaÂ đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž

The race kit collection will be before the race day & during the race day, more information will be shared by the organiser to you after your registration 😃😁

Refer below for the draft agenda on 24.3.2018,

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Updated: 21.3.2018 1pm

Finalised agenda 📝 as below âŹ‡ïž

If you have not registered & interested to join, you still can ✅😃

Just be at the registration point 📍as stated in agenda 📝 on 24.3.2018 & pay participation fee of RM160/ team (2ïžâƒŁ pax), only in cashđŸ’”, you will be in for #SORR2018 đŸƒđŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸƒđŸ»â€â™‚ïž

Ohh…Do remember to bring extra clothes 👕👖for a change 🔄 as SiennyLovesDrawing đŸ‘©đŸ» got insider insight that there will be river 💩💧crossing đŸš¶đŸ»â€â™€ïžđŸš¶đŸ»â€â™‚ïžduring the race 😃😁

Let’s enjoyâ€ŒïžđŸ€—

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Updated: 23.3.2018

Reminder received from PEKA Malaysia

To all participants of SORR 2018:

Note :

1. Please wear proper sports shoes and attire.

2. All participants are required to wear the official event T-shirt/jersey throughout the race. For safety reasons, participants will not be allowed to participate in this event without it.

Extra Official event t-shirts will be available for purchase at RM35 a piece at our counters on event day.

3. Pregnant ladies are not allowed to join the run .

4. You are recommended to bring extra change of clothing as we will be passing through the forest as well as crossing a stream.

5 . Do not litter . Throw all your rubbish in the bins provided.

Enjoy yourselves!

Updated 24.3.2018 6pm

â€ȘYeah Mission accomplished  Completed  km SORR2018 

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~ Cut  The Greed,  Not The Green  ~

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Do enjoy a short video clip captured by SiennyLovesDrawing for sharing here 

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