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Mae Taeng ~ Hidden gem @ North Thailand

Yeahā€¼ļøĀ Continue from earlier blogging hereĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“, SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā is gonna sharing here her Take Me Tour bookingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’āœ…

Hmm…This round at Chiang Mai, the North part of Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­

Pick 3 ~ Mae Taeng Cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš“ā€ā™‚ļø Trip: Live the Agricultural šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ Life & Enjoy Homemade Picnic šŸžšŸ½ ~

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Nice šŸ‘šŸ» meet up with the local expert, Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø & her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø from my hotel pick up šŸš™, then had a comfy car journey of approximately 40mins for the cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø tour booked āœ… & then to check-in šŸ” for a night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ stay šŸ’¤šŸ˜“ šŸ›ŒšŸšæšŸš½ with the Homestay Maetang Chiang Mai šŸ”

Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø was born in Bangkok & then having a career with marketing for almost 8ļøāƒ£years.Ā She šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø then has decided to move back to her hometown, Chiang Mai to spend time with her parents šŸ§“šŸ»šŸ‘“šŸ»

There is a garden šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ to growing vegetables šŸ…šŸ†šŸŒ¶šŸ„• & fruits. šŸŒšŸšŸ„‘ for the family’s own consumption šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ & will sell the extrasšŸ’°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø got influences from her mum šŸ§“šŸ» & grandma šŸ‘µšŸ» since young šŸ‘§šŸ» & develops her hobby for gardening šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ, cooking traditional North Thai dishes šŸ½šŸ²šŸ„˜ & cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø Both mum & daughter šŸ§“šŸ»šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø also enjoy the health benefits & ingredients of each home cooking dishes šŸ½šŸ²šŸ„˜ from their organically-grown garden’s green picks šŸ…šŸ†šŸ„•šŸŒ¶šŸŒšŸšŸ„‘ for the natural healing & herbs garden šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ

Yeahā€¼ļø Khun Pat’s mum šŸ§“šŸ» has made a delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ fruits smoothiesšŸ¹to welcome her šŸ™šŸ» Superb delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ with just the organic fruits šŸŒšŸšŸ„‘ from her garden without any additional sugar. Yummy delicious šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤, truly missed her healthy short stay here šŸ˜‰

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has learnt hand-wrapped the sticky rice šŸš with banana leaves šŸŒæ, then to bring along for the cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø tour to enjoy as home cooked picnic lunchšŸ“ šŸ½in the afternoon šŸ”†

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not just that Khun Pat’s mum šŸ§“šŸ» also enjoy making Japanese-clay art too, SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has received a handmade clay sharpener as souvenir šŸŽ from her stay here. Thank you aunty šŸ™šŸ»šŸ§“šŸ»

Khun Pat’s dad šŸ‘“šŸ» has helped to set her bicycle šŸš² to start the cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø tour around the Pa Bong village, Mae Taeng, thank you uncle šŸ™šŸ»šŸ‘“šŸ»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» really enjoyed her cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø tour to observe the real locals’ simple lifestyle, farming šŸŒæšŸŒ±šŸƒ, greeting the locals with “Sa wa de ka” šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, what’s exciting during her morningšŸ”…cycling tour šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøā“ā‰ļø

āœ…Ā Woowā€¼ļøšŸ˜² So happy šŸ˜ƒ to meet & being welcome šŸ™šŸ» by a friendly local Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ breed sheep šŸšŸ‘

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

āœ…Ā MyanmarĀ šŸ‡²šŸ‡²Ā āž•ThaiĀ šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­Ā templeĀ šŸ™šŸ»ā›©

Hmm…She šŸ‘©šŸ» has learnt from Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø that the buddha of Myanmar šŸ‡²šŸ‡² temple ā›© is wearing with red lips šŸ‘„

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

āœ…Ā ThaiĀ šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­Ā templeĀ šŸ™šŸ»ā›©

A beautiful temple ā›© to visit & coincidently there was a local communities activity during her visit šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Met & greet with the friendly local communities šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬, a happy blessed šŸ˜‡ morning cycling šŸ”…šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

āœ…Ā Sweet cornĀ šŸŒ½Ā farm, riceĀ šŸšĀ paddy fieldĀ šŸŒ¾, potatoesĀ šŸ„”& sweet potatoesĀ šŸ Ā farms etc.

It was so relaxing šŸ˜Œ to see šŸ‘šŸ‘šŸ‘€ the greensss šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ during her cycling journey šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

āœ…Ā Hello KittyšŸ±hair saloonĀ šŸ’‡šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ’‡šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

Hmm….She šŸ‘©šŸ» was so tempted to have a hair care šŸ’‡šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø session, though she šŸ‘©šŸ» is not really āŒ a Hello Kitty šŸ± fan

This saloon šŸ’‡šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ’‡šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøreally a pretty šŸ˜ set upā€¼ļø Lovely šŸ’—

āœ… Water šŸ’¦šŸ’§dam under the Maetang waterĀ šŸ’¦šŸ’§projectĀ 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Very beautiful šŸ˜šŸ˜ scenery šŸž here to overlooking a small river šŸ’¦šŸ’§& surrounding mountains ā›°ā›°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

āœ…Ā HomeĀ šŸ”Ā cooked picnic lunchĀ šŸ½šŸ“šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤Ā at the waterĀ šŸ’¦šŸ’§Ā dam

Ohh ya…The home cooked picnic lunch šŸ½šŸ“subjects to the vegetables šŸ„•šŸŒ½šŸŒ¶šŸ… & fruits šŸ„‘šŸšŸŒ availability āœ… from the organically-grown garden šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ She šŸ‘©šŸ» has enjoyed her cycling tour šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ˜

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fresh vegetables šŸŒ¶šŸ…šŸŒ½šŸ„•& fruits šŸ„‘šŸšŸŒfrom home garden šŸƒšŸŒ±šŸŒæ to tasty delicious picnic lunch šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤šŸ½šŸ“

  • Fried chicken šŸ— with homemade green spicy sauce šŸ’ššŸŒ¶

  • Fresh green salad šŸ„—

  • Tuna šŸŸ mixed vegetables salad šŸ„—

  • Sticky Rice šŸš wrapped with banana leaf šŸŒæ

  • Lemongrass hot tea ā˜•ļøšŸµ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø , she šŸ‘©šŸ» then checked-in to her room šŸ”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1ļøāƒ£st impression ~ Wow šŸ˜²ā€¼ļø Beautiful šŸ˜ roomā€¼ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» loves šŸ’— the surrounding drop down glasses with beautiful šŸ˜ green scenery šŸ’š of the organic home grown garden šŸŒ±šŸƒšŸŒæ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Highly recommended šŸ‘†šŸ» More details about this beautiful homestay via,

WebsitešŸŒ: https://homestaymaetang.com/

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

āœ…Ā Farm picking vegetablesĀ šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸ„¦šŸ„—& fruitsĀ šŸŒšŸšŸ„‘, then homeĀ šŸ”cooking

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» loves šŸ’— & enjoys her hand picking šŸ¤ššŸ»šŸŒæšŸŒ±šŸƒ tour with Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø from the home garden šŸƒšŸŒ±šŸŒæ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She šŸ‘©šŸ» can just hand pick any vegetables šŸ„•šŸŒ½šŸŒ¶šŸ… & fruits šŸ„‘šŸšŸŒ as she likes from the organic home grown garden šŸŒæšŸŒ±šŸƒ, no restriction at all, so free šŸ†“ & exciting šŸ˜ƒā€¼ļø

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ermm…ermmm….SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» was busy eating & snacking šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤, yes āœ…, she just not a good cook šŸ˜œšŸ˜

Don’t laugh šŸ˜‚šŸ¤£šŸ˜† at her ya šŸ˜œšŸ¤Ŗ Ha…Ha…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Really an unforgettable happy šŸ˜ƒ dining šŸ½šŸ“ during her homestay šŸ”šŸ’¤šŸ˜“

 

 

 

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» felt warm & touched šŸ¤— while enjoyed her home cooked breakfast packed by Khun Pat’s mum šŸ§“šŸ» early morning šŸŒ‡ during checked-out for her early flight āœˆļø back to Bangkok šŸ˜€

 

 

 

 

The best šŸ‘šŸ» during her homestay šŸ”šŸ’¤šŸ˜“ was able to trying new šŸ†• , home cooked šŸ½šŸ“flavours that definitely not provided in any local restaurants with all cooking ingredients freshly handpicked šŸ¤ššŸ»from the organic home grown garden šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒ

Yeahā€¼ļø She šŸ‘©šŸ» has plucked šŸ¤ššŸ» a fresh papaya from the tree šŸŒ³ in the garden, note her superb excited šŸ˜† face in below clip šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ captured by Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø Ha…Ha…šŸ¤£šŸ˜†

 

 

 

The cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø route was super easy šŸ‘šŸ»,Ā worry free šŸ†“ about your fitness to sign up āœ… for it. Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø has planned several cycling šŸš“ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø routes with her, so you may share your fitnessĀ level to enjoy your cycling šŸš“ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ then

A special thank you šŸ™šŸ» to the greatĀ welcome & hospitality from Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø, her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø & her parents šŸ§“šŸ»šŸ‘“šŸ» during her stay šŸ”šŸ’¤šŸ˜“

 

 

Highly recommended šŸ‘†šŸ»specially for a wonderful quiet šŸ¤« stay šŸ”šŸ’¤šŸ˜“ in a small village to appreciate the road less traveled, to enjoy the rural agricultural life in Chiang MaiĀ & its beautiful šŸ˜ nature outskirt šŸ’š

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā has created her vlogĀ šŸŽ„šŸ“¹Ā about this cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø tour &Ā home cookingĀ šŸ½šŸ“cum homestay šŸ” with Khun Pat šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø i.e. herĀ local expert, her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø & her parentsĀ šŸ§“šŸ»šŸ‘“šŸ» at a quiet šŸ¤« peaceful rural village, Chiang Mai, North of ThailandĀ šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­

Letā€™s enjoy her visualĀ šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ homestay & village cycling šŸš“šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø experience being captured yaĀ šŸ˜ƒšŸ¤©

 

Are you now interested for a day tour with local experiencesĀ šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«, handpicking fresh vegetables & fruits from an organically-grown gardenĀ & enjoy home cookingā“ā‰ļø

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Also welcomeĀ šŸ¤—Ā to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒĀ https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the ThailandĀ šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­Ā ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

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Ayutthaya & SuphanBuri ~ Historical & hidden gem of Thailand

Yeahā€¼ļø Continue from earlier blogging šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“, SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» is gonna sharing here her Take Me Tour booking šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’āœ…Ā again

Pick 2ļøāƒ£ ~ Ayutthaya from Bangkok: Temples ā›©ā›© & Home-Cooked Tom Yum Kung šŸ½šŸ“@ Shrimp šŸ¦ Farm ~

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This day tour started with hotel šŸ¢ pick up šŸš™ @ Bangkok city šŸŒ†šŸ™ in the morning šŸ”…šŸ”† by the local expert, Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½& her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø, Khun Pichaet

Then, approximately an hour car ride šŸš™ to Ayutthaya to visit & explore some topšŸ‘†šŸ»temples ā›©ā›©

Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon ąø§ąø±ąø”ą¹ƒąø«ąøą¹ˆąøŠąø±ąø¢ąø”ąø‡ąø„ąø„Ā  ā›©

Woowā€¼ļø A pretty šŸ˜ Thai temple ā›© to visit

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Quite a big crowd on that day šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«

You may drop in a šŸ”ŸTHB coin into a wishing well for a wish āœØšŸ’«

Some of the local Thai people šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬ has pray šŸ™šŸ» by changing the Buddha’s clothes šŸ’›

Then to visit the biggest sleeping šŸ’¤ Buddha šŸ™šŸ»

Wat Phanan Choeng ąø§ąø±ąø”ąøžąø™ąø±ąøą¹€ąøŠąø“ąø‡Ā ā›©

Woowā€¼ļø An amazing šŸ˜‰ experience to admire 1ļøāƒ£ of the Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­’s most beautiful šŸ˜ & biggest seated Gold Buddha šŸ™šŸ»

 

 

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» was impressed šŸ¤© with the detailed great šŸ‘šŸ» craving šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ noted from this temple visit ā›©

 

Quite a big temple ā›© to walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø& explore around šŸ˜ƒ

 

 

 

 

You may observe lots of Thai locals šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«here will pray šŸ™šŸ» by pasting the goldšŸ’°on the Buddha šŸ™šŸ»

Wat Mahathat ąø§ąø±ąø”ąø”ąø«ąø²ąø˜ąø²ąø•ąøøĀ ā›©

Yeahā€¼ļø SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has been here many years ago for this tree šŸŒ³ roots around the head of century-old Buddha šŸ˜šŸ¤©

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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She šŸ‘©šŸ» loves to be back for 2ļøāƒ£nd visit here

Yes āœ…, this is 1ļøāƒ£ of the most amazing sight šŸ‘€ in Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ for Buddhist religious šŸ™šŸ»ā›©

You can capture lots of beautiful šŸ˜ photos šŸ“ø around these beautiful famous temples ā›©ā›©

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wat Phra Sri Sanphet ąø§ąø±ąø”ąøžąø£ąø°ąøØąø£ąøµąøŖąø£ąø£ą¹€ąøžąøŠąøą¹ŒĀ Ā ā›©

This wat Ā ā›©Ā is located within the ancient Grand Palace grounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hmm…After all the amazing šŸ¤© visit to temples ā›©ā›© in Ayutthaya

Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½& her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø, Khun Pichaet have treated SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» with a roti planta šŸžwith egg šŸ³šŸ„š & banana šŸŒ as well as a cup of iced Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ milk teašŸ„¤before a 30 mins car ride šŸš™ to reach their organic shrimps farm šŸ¦šŸ¦

A chance to understand better & experiencing the real lifestyle of the Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ shrimp šŸ¦ farmers šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ in a rural SuphanBuri. She šŸ‘©šŸ» was being welcome šŸ™šŸ» & greeted very warmly by the family members šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«

Also learnt how the farm supplies the oxygen šŸ’Ø

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has tried to catching šŸŽ£ some shrimps šŸ¦šŸ¦, however they are just shrimp babies. Ohh ya…She šŸ‘©šŸ» has failed āŒšŸŽ£to catch any shrimps in her 1ļøāƒ£st attempt

She šŸ‘©šŸ» also has visited the organic lotus šŸŒø farm, enjoyed the fresh lotus seeds (TipsšŸ“Œ: Do remember to remove āŒ the centre green šŸ’š tips (it tastes bitter) in the middle of each seed), rice šŸŒ¾šŸŒ½ field, watching birds šŸ¦…šŸ¦ flying around & then enjoyed the special home cooking šŸ½šŸ“together gather by Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½šŸ‘©šŸ»

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Do click inā˜šŸ»to SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» ā€™s Instagram (IG) photos šŸ“øšŸ“ø album of her SuphanBuri visit & delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ home cooked Thai dining ya šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ½šŸ“

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Yeahā€¼ļø Do enjoy this photos šŸ“øšŸ“ø & a short shrimp šŸ¦ catching clip šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ album (swipe left āž”ļø for more) which captured from @siennylovesdrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» great šŸ‘šŸ» time with local expert, Khun Mai šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø & her hubby, Chet šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø from #TakeMeTour during her time at #SuphanBuri day trip šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ ~ a hidden gem šŸ’Ž in Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ . . Places šŸ“šŸ“she has visited (including temples in #Ayutthaya & local flea night market in #Nonthaburi ~ refer her FB & YouTube) & activities she had experiences just so fulfilling šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ», @girlslovetravel . . āœ… Local home cooking by Mai from shrimp & lotus farms to table šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤šŸ½ . . āœ… Suphan Buri ~ Mai & Chet's shrimp farm . . āœ… Suphan Buri local temple ~ Wat Phai Rong Wua & its local night market . . āœ… Nonthaburi ~ Big local flea night market . . More updates šŸ“ŒšŸ“Œ on her FB page & #vlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„šŸ“ are captured in her YouTube named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“, blog link šŸŒ at profile . . Interestedā“ā‰ļø Enjoy a 500 THB discount ā¬‡ļø for your 1ļøāƒ£st booking via šŸŒ http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y šŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had āœŒšŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ» Try it once & you will know ya šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand @officialtravel360 #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #travelling #blog #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Curious šŸ¤” about the special home cooking dishes šŸ½šŸ“by Khun MaišŸ§•šŸ½ā“ā‰ļø

Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ style Spicy šŸŒ¶ Shrimp šŸ¦ Soup šŸ²šŸ„£ aka Tom Yum Kung

This pot šŸ²Ā of home cooked spicy soup specially prepared from shrimps šŸ¦ šŸ¦ from the farm, vegetables šŸ„—šŸ„¦šŸŒ½Ā Ā & spices šŸŒ±šŸŒæĀ from the garden around the Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½Ā ‘s home šŸ”

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Very fresh tasty šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤Ā & tangy shrimps to enjoy šŸ¤šŸ¤

Yeahā€¼ļø Fingers licking greatā€¼ļø šŸ‘

Moreover Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½Ā didn’t put in lots of chilies, so not too spicy āŒšŸŒ¶Ā for SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā to enjoy

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has requested for additional sourish, so more organic lime juices being added in to this pot, absolutely delicious to enjoy šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

Black Pepper & Garlic Shrimps šŸ¤šŸ¤

Hmm…Perhaps the shrimps šŸ¤šŸ¤Ā for this dish were relatively smaller, so its meat slightly softer comparatively

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The black pepper flavour wasn’t too strong to enjoy, love ā¤ļø the taste as the garlic & black pepper really blended well šŸ‘Ā for this dish

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Garlic Fried Sea Bass šŸŸ

Woowā€¼ļø This whole big fish šŸŸĀ only specially for SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»

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She šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā loves ā¤ļøĀ the crispy garlic on top of this dish, very appetitive šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤Ā to enjoy with the fresh fish šŸŸĀ 

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Stir Fry Mixed Vegetables šŸ„—šŸ„¦šŸŒ½ with Chicken šŸ—šŸ“

As a vegetables šŸ„—šŸ„¦šŸŒ½Ā lover, this dish of course the tasty šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤Ā dish for her to pair with her shrimpsss dishesss šŸ¤šŸ¤

So satisfied happy home cooked lunch dining šŸ½šŸ“

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Colourful mini glutinuous balls in coconut šŸŒ“šŸ„„ syrupšŸ„›(Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ style dessert šŸ„£)

Ohh my…Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½Ā really read her mindā“ā‰ļø

This is always SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» ‘s favourite Thai dessert

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It’s not just beautiful to enjoy, it’s tasty tangy to taste this whole Thai dessert bowl too šŸ‘šŸ»

Yummy yummyā€¼ļø

Ohh ya…Before headed back to Bangkok city šŸŒ†šŸ™, Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½ & her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø has brought her to visit the local Big Buddha at Wat Phrai Rong Wua ąø§ąø±ąø”ą¹„ąøœą¹ˆą¹‚ąø£ąø‡ąø§ąø±ąø§Ā ā›© & its local night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ market šŸ›’šŸ›

Definitely 1ļøāƒ£ of the less travelled destination for foreign tourists to exploring here

Ohh ya…Do remember to pack your sunglasses šŸ•¶ , cap šŸ§¢ / hat šŸ‘’ & dress modest šŸ‘ššŸ‘– (long pant/ dress for femalesšŸ‘­) for this day tour šŸ†—

Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½ & her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø also very nice šŸ‘šŸ» to stop by Nok Hook flea night šŸŒŒšŸŒƒ market šŸ›’šŸ› at Nonthaburi on their way back šŸš™ to Bangkok city šŸŒ†šŸ™

Yeahā€¼ļø Some night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ market shopping šŸ›’šŸ› to end this exciting long day šŸ˜€

Special thank you šŸ™šŸ» to Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½ & her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø, Khun Pichaet for a great day tour & sure will always remember both of their great šŸ‘šŸ» hospitality šŸ¤— They love šŸ’— to smile šŸ˜Š & willingly sharing about their shrimps šŸ¦šŸ¦ farm as well as home cooking tips šŸ½šŸ“ You will definitely enjoy both of their positive āž• energy & warm welcoming šŸ™šŸ»šŸ¤— throughout the day šŸ˜€

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has created her vlog šŸŽ„šŸ“¹ about this temples visits šŸ™šŸ»ā›©ā›© & delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ home cooking šŸ½šŸ“private tour šŸš™ with Khun Mai šŸ§•šŸ½, the local expert & her hubby šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļøaway from the busy Bangkok city šŸŒ†šŸ™ to a famous province, Ayutthaya in Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­

Let’s enjoy her visual šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ experience being captured ya šŸ˜ƒšŸ¤©

Are you now interested for a day tour with local experiencesĀ šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«, top temples šŸ™šŸ»ā›©ā›© at Ayutthaya & enjoy home cookingā“ā‰ļø

If yes, do enjoy a 500 THB discountĀ ā¬‡ļøĀ for yourĀ 1ļøāƒ£st booking šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’āœ… viaĀ šŸŒ http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-yĀ šŸ˜€Ā 

Also welcome šŸ¤— to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒhttps://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

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A little gift from the Nok Hook flea night šŸŒŒšŸŒƒ market šŸ›’šŸ› at Nonthaburi as little appreciation for being a great local expert

 

 

 

 

 

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Samut Sakhon ~ Hidden gem in Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­

Hey allā€¼ļøĀ How have you spent your 2018 year end breakā“ā‰ļø

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā would like to sharing šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ about her 2018 year end travelling šŸŽ’šŸ•¶šŸ‘ŸšŸ§¢ with Take Me Tour, Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­

Pick 1ļøāƒ£ ~Ā Samut Sakhon from Bangkok: Salt Farm Tour & Homemade Seafood ~Ā 

Yes āœ…, she šŸ‘©šŸ» has booked šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’ more than a tour…do stay tune for her next blogging ya šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

Actually not just a wide variety of day tours, Take Me Tour also providing private car šŸš—šŸš™ airport transfer āœˆļø, SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has booked šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’āœ… for a few & really impressed šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ¤© with its reliable, safe & comfy ride šŸš—šŸš™ to/ from Don MueangĀ International Airport āœˆļø

Do consider for your convenience especially with night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒšŸ›¬ arrival ya

Before she šŸ‘©šŸ» has decided on this tour, she šŸ‘©šŸ» has read šŸ“– about the local expert of this said tour named Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ who has introduced herself as a wanderer in this small village & then become a close friend to many villagers šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

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During the tour, SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has observed that Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ really having a great šŸ‘šŸ» relationship with the villagers šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« & communicating well šŸ—£šŸ‘„šŸ‘¤šŸ‘„ with them. Definitely a strong healthy bonding šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ¤ & friendship being built, bravo šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ» to her šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøā€¼ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» also truly believes that Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøhas chosen āœ… to lead this day tour to introduce to all guests šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘« about this small village in a less travelledĀ  province ~ Samut Sakhon, Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ i.e. from the salt water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ gate, mangrove forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ , salt farm, home made seafoods šŸ½šŸ“šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ etc.

Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ also aims to help to boost ā¬†ļø the economy of this small village & increase ā¬†ļø the earning power šŸ’° of the villagers šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬ here especially during the raining ā˜”ļøšŸŒ§ season where most of the salt farmers here will be experiencing the low ā¬‡ļø salt harvesting

Hmm…How’s this day tour thoughoutā“ā‰ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» woke up early that morning šŸ”…šŸ”† & went for a local Thai “bak kut teh” breakfast šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ , a non-halal dish ~ herb pork šŸ–šŸ·šŸ½ soup šŸ²šŸ„£ served with riceĀ šŸ›šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ It’s just a stall outside of a local Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ‘«‘s home šŸ šŸ” & within walking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø distance fromĀ her hotelĀ šŸ¢Ā namedĀ Bangkok Loft InnĀ 

This hotel šŸ¢ is located atšŸ“55 Somdet Phra Chao Taksin Rd., Bangyeerua, Thonburi, Bangkok 10600, Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ A nice šŸ‘šŸ» comfy stay šŸ›ŒšŸšæšŸš½with its strategic locationšŸ“ i.e. 5ļøāƒ£mins walking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø distance to the Wongwian Yai BTS skytrain station šŸš‰, very convenient šŸ†—šŸ†’ More details for your hotel booking šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’ via šŸŒ http://www.bangkokloftinn.com/Ā 

After breakfast šŸ½šŸ“šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤, she šŸ‘©šŸ» then proceeded šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøto take the BTS skytrain šŸšŠ from Wongwian Yai station šŸš‰Ā Oppsss…Too early arrival šŸ”…šŸ”† atĀ BTS stationĀ named Wutthakat šŸš‰, not because of the time difference ya…

Yesāœ…, she was about 1ļøāƒ£ hour early from meet up @ 9ļøāƒ£am to meet up with Khun HansaĀ šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ as stated in her Take Me Tour booking šŸ“Œ Just too excited šŸ˜† for the day tour, Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh šŸ˜†šŸ˜‚ at her ya

Yeahā€¼ļø A very niceĀ šŸ‘šŸ»Ā morningĀ šŸ”…šŸ”†Ā view with riverĀ šŸ’¦šŸ’§, long boatĀ šŸ›¶Ā & watĀ ā›©Ā from the BTS stationĀ šŸš‡Ā during her wait for the meet up šŸ‘©šŸ»šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

Hmm…She šŸ‘©šŸ» was a bit lazy, else she would have walkšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøto visit this wat Ā ā›©Ā nearby that morning šŸ”…šŸ”† Instead she šŸ‘©šŸ» seated down in the BTS station šŸš‰ & then logged in to her social medias šŸ“± & catching up with her friends & family members šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬Ā with her new šŸ†• Ā Thai simcard named DTAC , more details via šŸŒĀ https://www.dtac.co.th/en/move-to-dtac/

Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ was early to arrive too, so both šŸ‘©šŸ»šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø then started this day tour slightly early that the scheduled time of 9ļøāƒ£am

Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ is so friendly & shares the same travel passion as SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ», hence lots of common interest to chit chat šŸ—£šŸ‘¤ about during their approximately 30mins journey šŸš™ to Samut Sakhon province, also known by the locals as “Maha Chai” šŸ˜€

Both happily šŸ˜ƒ exchanged lots of respective travel stories, always a nice šŸ‘šŸ» meet & catch up with a travel lover during travel journeys šŸ˜

As you have reading šŸ“– her earlier blogging šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ here, she šŸ‘©šŸ» has visited plenty of mangrove parks šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ in her home country ~ Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾

However, this is SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»‘s 1ļøāƒ£st visit to a Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­‘s natural coastal mangrove forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³,Ā a home to a wide variety of birds šŸ¦…šŸ¦ & mudskippers šŸŸšŸŸ & along the Gulf of Thailand šŸŒŠšŸ‡¹šŸ‡­

Oppsss…The mudskippers šŸŸšŸŸ here are fat & huge, it was high tides šŸŒŠ during her visit, so not able āŒ to note the colourful Hermit crabs šŸššŸ¦€crawling on the muddy field šŸ˜Œā˜ŗļø

Not to missed a visit to its mini museum / perhaps more to a conservation project centre šŸ’ššŸ’š with a collection of whale šŸ‹šŸ³ skeletons, details about some small animals lived in this forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ before as well asĀ some its on-going marine conservation initiatives šŸŒŠšŸ’ššŸ’š here i.e. mangrove trees planting šŸŒ³šŸŒ³, a bamboo šŸŽšŸŽ‹ border project to avoid further water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ & soil erosion to this forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ etc.

These eco šŸ’ššŸ’š sustainable initiatives aim to buidling the bamboo borders šŸŽšŸŽ‹ within the mangrove forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ were observed by SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» during her visit to protect the mangroves šŸŒ³ being sapling from the sea waves šŸŒŠ ‘ destruction, then soil erosion šŸ˜§šŸ˜²šŸ™ƒ

Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ also into eco tourism šŸ’š & a green person as SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»,Ā so they have more conversational topics šŸ—£šŸ‘¤ Ha…Ha…it’s rare to meet a new friend šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø with similar travel & conservation passionate šŸ˜‰

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has shared a recent sad šŸ˜” news šŸ—žšŸ“° of the high ā¬†ļø potential of the de-gazette āŒ of Pulau Kukup Johor National Park šŸŒ“Ā to Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø during this day tour, you may check out this said dissappointingĀ šŸ˜”Ā online newsĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ—žšŸ“°Ā viaĀ šŸŒhttps://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/12/05/why-did-johor-quietly-degazette-pulau-kukup-national-park-asks-lawyers/

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has wrote šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ about this Pulau Kukup Johor National ParkĀ šŸŒ“ via link šŸŒ https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/02/18/traveloguemalaysia-pulau-kukup-tanjung-piai/

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļønot just a great šŸ‘šŸ» local expert in sharing her knowledge about this village, she is also a great photographer šŸ“ø

Special thank you šŸ™šŸ» for theĀ beautiful šŸ˜ photos šŸ“ø of SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» during this mangrove forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ walkšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøya šŸ¤—

Next, Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøĀ also brought her to a local cafe šŸ½ā˜•ļøĀ (Hmm…In Thai name which SiennyLovesDrawing is unable to share the name, refer photo below for the cafe details) by her friend named Joy šŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø & her adorable shy daughter named Minnie šŸ‘§šŸ» It was a pleasure to meet them & had a quick chit chat about Joy šŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø’s recent visit to her orchard plantation šŸŒ±šŸŒæ in Central of Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ , she plants šŸŒ±šŸŒæ for macadomia nuts šŸ„œ , coffee trees ā˜•ļøšŸŒ³, pineapples šŸ etc. Love šŸ’— all the photos šŸ“øšŸ“± shared by Joy šŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø, you will definitely note her passion in plantations šŸ’—šŸŒ±šŸŒæ

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This cafe šŸ½ā˜•ļø is locatedšŸ“next to a river šŸ’¦šŸ’§, it’s really relaxing šŸ˜Œ to dine šŸ½ here to enjoy šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ the canal view. She šŸ‘©šŸ» had a Thai tea ice stick ā˜•ļøšŸ¦as well as try stir fried fresh vegetables šŸ„— planted by Joy šŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø with sardines šŸŸ, yummy delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ā€¼ļø

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She šŸ‘©šŸ» has observed during the car šŸš™ journey towards the salt farm that some of the farmers šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬ here busy hand picking cockles šŸš in the farms šŸ˜„

Yeahā€¼ļø Next, she šŸ‘©šŸ» has proceeded to visit the salt farm šŸ˜ƒ

Yes āœ…, the highlight āœØof this tour & she šŸ‘©šŸ» has been long awaited for. Hmm….Whyā“ā‰ļø

This is because she šŸ‘©šŸ» wanted to visit salt farm in Kampot village, Cambodia šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ during her Phnom Penh trip in Nov. However, due to a last mins plan, no āŒ hotel available šŸ¢ as it was the annual water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ festival celebration šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ , so SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» was forced to cancel āŒ the Kampot visit plan, hence no āŒ chance to have her 1ļøāƒ£st visit to a salt farm šŸ˜ŒšŸ˜”

Everything happens for a reason, then this Take Me Tour booking šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’āœ… has now fulfilled šŸ†’šŸ†— her wish to visit a salt farm, so happy šŸ˜ƒā€¼ļø

Salt farming is seasonal & visiting during the dry season between January to April would capture the best view šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜

Sea water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ is 1ļøāƒ£st being pumping into the farms.Ā  Then, the sea water šŸ’¦šŸ’§will be evaporated over a period of time, the layers of salt will be manually collected by the salt farmers šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has met with the salt farmers šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«’ family, learnt & discovered how the salt formed & also enjoy a home cooked lunch šŸ½šŸ“with the top šŸ‘†šŸ»notch salt & fresh seafood šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ served from the salt farm to table šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

Do click inā˜šŸ»to SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»’s IG photos album šŸ“ø of her salt farm visit & delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ home cooked seafood dining ya šŸ½šŸ“šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ

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Yeahā€¼ļø Do enjoy this photos šŸ“øšŸ“ø album (swipe left āž”ļø for more) as @siennylovesdrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» had a great šŸ‘šŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø (also photographer šŸ“ø) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ . . Places šŸ“šŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ» @girlslovetravel . . āœ… Mangrove forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading šŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference šŸ’—) . . āœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please donā€™t waste the sweats šŸ’¦šŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeahā€¼ļø Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled āœŒšŸ»as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time) . . āœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about salt . . āœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes šŸ‘€ šŸ‘šŸ‘, definitely good eye sights šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘€required . . āœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ Freshness the top šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»by just steam the seafood ā™ØļøšŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ Her 1ļøāƒ£st experience of eating the seepweed leaves šŸŒæšŸŒæ(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple šŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1ļøāƒ£ of her photo šŸ“ø . . More updates šŸ“ŒšŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„šŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & her #blogging šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“, link šŸŒ at profile . . Interestedā“ā‰ļø Enjoy a 500 THB discount ā¬‡ļø for your 1ļøāƒ£st booking via šŸŒ http://takeme.tours/r/sienny-y šŸ˜€ . . Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had āœŒšŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»Try it once & you will know ya šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ . . #LocalTableTH #AmazingThailand #OpentotheNewShades #TakeMeTour #Thailand #LostinThailand #ReviewThailand @localtableth @takemetour_thailand @thailandinsider @tourismthailand #travel #travels #bloggers #influencers #siennylovesdrawing @mekongminis @tourismmekong @mekongmoments

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Curious šŸ¤” about the home-cooked dishes that she šŸ‘©šŸ» has enjoyed šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ā“ā‰ļø

Salt-Baked Seafood ~ Flower crab šŸ¦€ , prawns šŸ¦ & sea bass šŸŸ

What’s the best šŸ‘šŸ»way to enjoy fresh seafoodsšŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸā“ā‰ļø

Of course not āŒ to fried them, but to steamed them ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§

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Hmm…Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has just learnt a new šŸ†• home cooked style i.e. to salt-baked the fresh seafoods šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ

Her 1ļøāƒ£st salt-baked dining experience šŸ½šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ & she šŸ‘©šŸ» loves šŸ’— so much as she gets to taste the original sweetness of the seafoods šŸ‘šŸ»

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How to eat the flower crab šŸ¦€ the local way šŸ½šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ā“ā‰ļø

Do click inā˜šŸ»to this short clip Ā šŸ“¹šŸŽ„Ā captured while Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø was explaining to her how to enjoy crab šŸ¦€ the local Thai way šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­šŸ½šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

She šŸ‘©šŸ» loves šŸ’— this dish the most as she loves to enjoy fresh seafoods šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ

Ohh ya…No need āŒ to worry as this salt-baked style will not make the seafoods taste too salty to dine ya šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

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Fresh & tasty delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ , she has missed this dish the most from this day tourā€¼ļøšŸ˜€

You may opt to enjoy the seafoods either by dipping with the home made spicy šŸŒ¶ sauce or not

Seepweed Leaf Salad šŸ„— with Sauteed Dried Shrimps šŸ¦

This seepweed aka suaeda plants šŸŒæ only grow next to a salt farm, wow šŸ˜²ā€¼ļø

Another 1ļøāƒ£st tasting šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ experience of this green vegetable šŸŒæšŸ„—, actually not just green, it’s also in purple colour šŸ’œ

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The darker the purple šŸ’œ of the seepweed šŸŒæ, it signifies the higher ā¬†ļø of the salt concentrate as observed from her salt farm visit šŸ˜‰

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Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

A special local Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ way to enjoy this salad šŸ„— dish, do click inā˜šŸ»for a short clipĀ šŸ“¹šŸŽ„Ā captured from Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø’s demo during the lunchšŸ½šŸ“

The coconut šŸŒ“šŸ„„ milk šŸ„› & lime juice šŸ‹ blends well šŸ‘šŸ» with the seepweedšŸŒæšŸ„—, then the crispy crunchy dried shrimp šŸ¦ add the boost ā¬†ļø to its overall taste in a spoonful šŸ„„ So satisfied to enjoy this salad šŸ„—šŸ¤¤šŸ˜‹

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Seepweed šŸŒæ Leaf Curry with Oysters šŸ›šŸš

Very appetitive šŸ¤¤ curry fragrance to enjoy, especially the fresh oysters šŸš taste so sweet in this curryšŸ›

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» not really an oyster fan, however she loves šŸ’— the original sweetness of the fresh oysters in this dish šŸššŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

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Fried Rice šŸš with Crab šŸ¦€ Roes

It served with a small bowl of spicy šŸŒ¶ seafood dipping sauce, specially for spicy lovers ā¤ļø

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has enjoyed the original taste of this fried rice šŸš , as you all are aware she is never a spicy lover āŒšŸŒ¶

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Fresh vegetables šŸ„—šŸ„’ & fresh Thai mangoes served with sea salt dip too

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After satisfied delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ tasty local homemade seafood lunch šŸ½šŸ“šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ served, she went to have a walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøin the salt farm with Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

Ohh ya…A reminder šŸ“Œ for sun ā˜€ļøšŸŒž protection during this tour, do wear comfy clothing šŸ‘ššŸ‘–, bring a hat šŸ‘’/ cap šŸ§¢, sun ā˜€ļøšŸŒž screen, sun glasses šŸ•¶, sandals šŸ‘”/ washable shoes šŸ‘Ÿ Or you may borrow from the salt farmers šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

Definitely worth your time to enjoy a slow pace walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøin the salt farm, you will observe the a few of the salt farms with salt starting to crystallize šŸ’ šŸ˜ Wow šŸ˜²ā€¼ļø

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During her visit, no small pyramids šŸ”¼ of salt being piled up as it was in between dry ā˜€ļø & raining ā˜”ļøšŸŒ§ season, so the salt harvesting not as great this season

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» also personally observed how the locals handpicked šŸ–šŸ» & performed the salt grading šŸ”¢ too. Definitely great šŸ‘šŸ» eye sight šŸ‘€šŸ‘šŸ‘ is required for this manual process āœ…

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She šŸ‘©šŸ» also visited a traditional salt storage & learning how the salt farm is being formed & then harvested from the salt farmers/ local communities šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«

Before you left the salt farm & headed back to Bangkok city šŸŒ†šŸ™, you may shopping šŸ›’šŸ› for some salt products e.g. sea salt, soap etc. which produced by the locals as souvenirs šŸŽ for friends & family members šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«

Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø is very friendly, willing to share & helpful as she has patiently helped SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» to askā“& communicate šŸ—£šŸ‘„ a numbers of questionsā“ā“in Thai šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ to the villagers during this day tour šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­

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Highly recommendedšŸ‘†šŸ»if you are looking for a quick getaway fromĀ Bangkok, a peaceful village, to observe & experiencing the local agriculture šŸ’š lifestyle at salt farm, then dining for fresh home cooked seafood šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ, this day tour would be your pick āœ…

You may experiencing a natural sea šŸŒŠ salt foot šŸ‘£ spa here by just walking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø in the salt farm bed with bare foot šŸ‘£

Do sign up āœ… this day tour with Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø, it definitely worth your time šŸ˜šŸ¤©

Truly an eye šŸ‘€šŸ‘šŸ‘ opening experience to discover & learnt much more about the secret of sea salt production as well as an exclusive ā¤ļø chance to savour the homemade seafood šŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸfrom salt farm prepared by the local villagersšŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has created her vlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„šŸ“ about thisĀ perfect šŸ‘šŸ» slow pace private tour šŸš™ with Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø, the local expert with an escape from the busy Bangkok city šŸŒ†šŸ™to a less travelled province in Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ , do enjoy her visual šŸŽ„šŸ“¹ experience captured ya šŸ˜šŸ¤©

Are you now interested for a tour with local experiences, to support nature ecotourismĀ šŸ’ššŸ’šĀ & local communityĀ šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«ā“ā‰ļø

If yes, do enjoy a 500 THB discountĀ ā¬‡ļøĀ for yourĀ 1ļøāƒ£st booking viaĀ šŸŒhttp://takeme.tours/r/sienny-yĀ šŸ˜€

Also welcome šŸ¤— to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒhttps://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

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What a feast @siennylovesdrawing! ā € Yeahā€¼ļø Do enjoy this photos šŸ“øšŸ“ø album (swipe left āž”ļø for more) as @siennylovesdrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» had a great šŸ‘šŸ» time with local expert cum friend now, Khun Hansa šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø (also photographer šŸ“ø) from #TakeMeTour during her recent #SamutSakhon day trip šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ā € .ā € Places šŸ“šŸ“she has visited, activities & met the local communities just so fulfilling šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»ā € .ā € āœ… Mangrove forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³with its mini museum (Hmm…Hope will have English information soon in the near future for foreign tourists šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬, translation from tour guide always different from reading šŸ“– on your own ya, personal preference šŸ’—)ā € .ā € āœ… Salt farm, lots of hard works in producing salt for consumption, please donā€™t waste the sweats šŸ’¦šŸ’¦ of the salt farmers ya (Yeahā€¼ļø Her dream to explore salt farm fulfilled āœŒšŸ»as she was sad she has missed her Kampot salt farm visit in Nov due to lack of time)ā € .ā € āœ… Salt storage & holder the different salt grading as well as different usage of the salt grading too. Just learnt so so much about saltā € .ā € āœ… How the local people handpicked the salt & managing different salt grading by eyes šŸ‘€ šŸ‘šŸ‘, definitely good eye sights šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘€requiredā € .ā € āœ… Enjoyed home cooked seafood with top notch salt & direct from the salt farm šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ Freshness the top šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»by just steam the seafood ā™ØļøšŸ¦€šŸ¦šŸŸ Her 1ļøāƒ£st experience of eating the seepweed leaves šŸŒæšŸŒæ(only grows on salt farm). She has tasted the raw seepweed leaves at salt farm visit, the purple šŸ’œ plant defines the highest salt contains in it as shown in 1ļøāƒ£ of her photo šŸ“øā € .ā € More updates šŸ“ŒšŸ“Œ FB page & #vlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„šŸ“ @ her YouTube channel named SiennyLovesDrawing & soon via her #blogging šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“, blog link šŸŒ at profileā € Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»as exploring hidden gems in outskirts area in @Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ with local expert really an amazing experience I had āœŒšŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»Try it once & you will know ya šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ā€ https://buff.ly/2CC884d

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Impressive Bon Om Touk ~ Cambodian Water Festival 2018

Yeahā€¼ļø SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā is gonna sharing šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ here about her impressive šŸ¤© & unforgettable experience gained from the annualĀ CambodianĀ šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ Water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ Festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ, Phnom Penh, Cambodia šŸ‡°šŸ‡­

So, it was all started withĀ a short queue to get her šŸ‘©šŸ» cheap ā¬‡ļø flight ticket āœˆļø during the AirAsia BIG Xchange & BIG Fest event ā¤ļø in Sept (as shown in the short clip šŸ“¹šŸŽ„below). It was with only a limited choice of destinationsšŸ“šŸ“available

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has chosen āœ… for Phnom PenhĀ šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ under Lane B with a very 1ļøāƒ£st intention to meet & visit 1ļøāƒ£ of her girlfriend šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø who is working there as an expatriate currently. However, sadly šŸ˜Ÿ that her friend šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø wasn’t around āŒ Phnom Penh šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ during her travel dates šŸ—“ Sigh…From a friend visitšŸ‘­, then she had it as 1ļøāƒ£ of her annual solo travelsss šŸŽ’šŸ§¢šŸ•¶šŸ‘Ÿ

šŸ’— ~ Everything Happens For A Reason ~ šŸ’—

Also initially she šŸ‘©šŸ» did plan to let go this solo trip because of a clash to a tourism event ~ MITA Sarawak, Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ that she šŸ‘©šŸ» has always supporting šŸ’ŖšŸ»āœŒšŸ»the tourism authority šŸ˜Š in Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ļø

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

Her trip is gonna be during the annualĀ Cambodian šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ Water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ Festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠĀ named Bon Om ToukĀ in local Khmer language šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ from 21 Nov to 23 Nov 2018 šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜ It also known as The Pirogue šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø Racing Festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠĀ or Water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ & Moon šŸŒ‘ Festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ & Boat Racing šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

http://cambodia-tourism.org/plan-your-trip/events/cambodian-water-festival/

It was really a coincidentā€¼ļø Once she šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā has decided āœ… to stay with this solo travel šŸŽ’šŸ•¶šŸ§¢šŸ‘Ÿ due to the complicated & difficult flight change šŸ˜ŸāœˆļøĀ Also this gonna be her 1ļøāƒ£st visit to Phnom Penh, CambodiaĀ šŸ‡°šŸ‡­

This biggest celebrationĀ marks a 12th century naval victory with boat šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø racing along the Sisowath Quay šŸ’¦šŸ’§ with the boat šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø racing on the Tonle Sap River, in particular the area stretching from street 104 to street 178 of Phnom Penh city centre šŸ‡°šŸ‡­

Many hostels šŸ”šŸ˜, hotels šŸ¢, restaurants šŸ½šŸ“ & bars šŸ„‚šŸ»šŸøaround this area ~ Very convenience for all visitors šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

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In the morning šŸ”…šŸ”† & before the race šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø starts during this 3ļøāƒ£-day festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽ€, the riverside & streets were much more peaceful šŸ˜Œ

Once the race starts around šŸ”Ÿam, the huge crowd šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« at the riverside will be observed šŸ˜ƒšŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»

However, in 2015 this celebration šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ was cancelled āŒ due to the low ā¬‡ļø water level šŸ’¦šŸ’§

Hurrayā€¼ļøĀ She šŸ‘©šŸ» always wanna appreciating & experiencing a country’s tradition culture during her travels āœˆļøšŸŽ’šŸ•¶šŸ§¢šŸ‘ŸĀ This is just so a lovely šŸ’“ coincidenceĀ šŸ˜‰

So, what’s this water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ festival šŸŽŠšŸŽ‰ all aboutā“ā‰ļø

It’s a 3ļøāƒ£ days non-religious celebration šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ & symbolised as an ancient appreciation šŸ™šŸ» for centuries to the river šŸ’¦šŸ’§for providing a source of livelihood to the farmers šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸŒ¾šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸŒ¾ & fishermen šŸŸšŸŽ£

Hmm…It’s a kind of local Khmers šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ thanksgiving šŸ™ celebration šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ

The Cambodian boat crews šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø were face forward. Many of the boat crews šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø were complemented with a colorfully-costumed lady šŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøat the prow dancing to the beat of the drums šŸ„šŸ„

However, from her observation, majority of the boats now don’t really practising this tradition though. Hmm…From her 2ļøāƒ£ days visits to the festival, she only noticed for 2ļøāƒ£Ā boats with a colorfully-costumed lady šŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø at the front of the boat šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

For the 1ļøāƒ£st 2ļøāƒ£ days, races šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø are run with 2ļøāƒ£ boats šŸ›¶šŸ›¶ each, with the big race šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø happening on the last day, when all the boats šŸ›¶šŸ›¶ take to the river šŸ’¦šŸ’§ to compete šŸ˜ƒ

There were carnival, rides, traditional music šŸŽ¼šŸŽ¶šŸŽµ performances, dances šŸ’ƒšŸ»šŸ•ŗšŸ¼šŸ‘Æā€ā™€ļøšŸ‘Æā€ā™‚ļøšŸ•“šŸ»etc. in the evening šŸ™šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ

There were many stall vendors, definitely food šŸ›šŸ²šŸ„˜šŸ½šŸ“& drink šŸ„¤šŸ»šŸ·šŸ„‚šŸøšŸ¹overflow on the streets, Khmer pop bands šŸŽ¼šŸŽ¹šŸŽ§šŸŽ¶šŸŽµentertaining the crowds šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« etc.

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Personally, she šŸ‘©šŸ» was impressed how the local vendors actually earn their living šŸ’°by selling drinks šŸ„¤& snacks šŸ„”šŸ°šŸ„§šŸ„Ŗ to the huge crowds šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« at the riverside during the boat racing šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

There were approximately 300 boats šŸ›¶šŸ›¶ with 19k pax of boat rowers šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø Wow!!

Hmm…šŸ¤” How about the huge crowd šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬attended for this 3ļøāƒ£-day festival celebration šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ in Phnom Penhā“ā‰ļø

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It was about 4.5million people šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« including expatriates, foreign visitors, local Khmers from all provinces etc. as shared at the closing ceremony šŸ˜

Ohh yeahā€¼ļø This year, 2018 i.e. The 3rd great successfull year with Cambodia šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ has handbuilt the world šŸŒšŸ—ŗ ‘s longest rowing boat šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø at 87.3m long & 1.99m wide with cost of $60k. It was completed successfully šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ» in Sept by more than 14k local Khmers šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« in 192 days šŸ˜²šŸ˜ƒ

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

Another Guinness World šŸŒšŸ—ŗ Record šŸ† won (It’s the 5ļøāƒ£th one) by Cambodia šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ as this long dragon boat šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø is capable of carrying 179 boat rowers šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø on itā€¼ļø Wowā€¼ļøšŸ˜² This great šŸ‘šŸ» news was anounced on 12 Nov at Prey Veng province of Phnom Penh šŸ‡°šŸ‡­

From her own experience, a few points šŸ“ŒšŸ“Œ to note if you’re interested to be at Phnom Penh or Siem Reap for this great šŸ‘šŸ» annual celebration šŸŽŠšŸŽ‰

Ohh ya…A pair of comfy shoes šŸ‘Ÿ is essentials āœ…Ā because itĀ was vehicles free šŸ†“Ā i.e. No public transport āŒšŸšŒšŸš•šŸš— šŸš being available to theĀ festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ groundšŸ“, more details via šŸŒ https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50551697/city-hall-issues-vehicle-ban-for-water-festival/

In this connection, the only option would be just getting around by your own foot šŸ‘£

Yeahā€¼ļø SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» got her sun ā˜€ļøšŸŒž protection from theĀ šŸ†•Ā Petal Velvet SunawayĀ SPF50 ordered & purchased šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’ fromĀ Althea KoreaĀ šŸ‡°šŸ‡· You must remember to put up your sunscreen to avoid sunburn

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Next, do bring an umbrella šŸŒ‚ā˜‚ (You may loan it from your hotel, it can be a weapon if needed)/ wear a cap šŸ§¢

Do dress up in a light modest clothing šŸ‘š to enjoy the boat šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø race cheerings with the local Khmers šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« at the riverside under the hot sunny šŸ˜Žā˜€ļø day

Ohh ya…Do remember your refillable water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ bottle to avoid dehydration ya šŸ˜Œ

She šŸ‘©šŸ» was with the local Khmers šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ on her 1ļøāƒ£st visit & then 2ļøāƒ£nd visit the next day at the designated area by Tourism Cambodia šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ for the foreign tourists šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­Ā (Served with free šŸ†“ flow of drinksšŸ„¤šŸ„¤available)

The riversides šŸ’¦šŸ’§ were extremely packed & crowded šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­ with both the local Khmers šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ & foreign tourists to cheering for their favorite ā¤ļø boatsšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøduring the races, so suggest you to bring only the bare necessities & hold on tight to what you have. Also being alert with your surroundings too while in the huge crowd šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«

Whyā“ā‰ļø

Hmm…You never know whether you will be being targetted by any pick-pockets/ bag-snatchers šŸ˜ˆšŸ‘æ whom may just roaming around the crowded festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ riversides šŸ’¦šŸ’§& streets. So, even thoughĀ this festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ is a free šŸ†“ celebration šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ , however it can get really expensive if you make a mistake by carrying valuables into the crowds šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«

Always better be safe then sorry ya ā˜ŗļøšŸ˜‰

There were several types of rowing šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø styles observed from her visits, i.e. sitting down & manual rowing, standing up & manual rowing, standing up & auto rowing etc. She šŸ‘©šŸ» is curious šŸ¤” how the marks will be allocate within each different styles as well as the determining factors of winning šŸ†šŸŽ– tooā“ā‰ļø

Perhaps logically the shortest time šŸ•› of completion from the start till end time of each boat at the finishing line (The 2ļøāƒ£ red ā¤ļø boats šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø as captured in the photo šŸ“ø & vBlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„below)

There were live announcement during the boat racing šŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš£šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø, however in local Khmer šŸ‡°šŸ‡­ language & āŒ no English translation. It would be good to have a live English announcement in the next year festival onwards ya šŸ˜Š

The King Norodom Sihamoni šŸ¤“šŸ», Prime Minister Hun Sen šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼& some senior officials šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø have all attended the closing ceremony on the last day of this festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ She šŸ‘©šŸ» has observed from the TV screen šŸ“ŗ at the foreign visitors designated booth

Ohh ya…She šŸ‘©šŸ» has enjoyed the longest & the pretty šŸ˜šŸ¤© fireworks šŸŽ†šŸŽ‡ so far from the closing ceremony of this water festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ

Really amazing beautiful šŸ˜šŸ¤© & with the boats šŸ›¶šŸ›¶ decorated with LED lightingšŸ’”šŸ’”screens represented by each relevant authorities of organising & managing this water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ festival šŸŽŠšŸŽ‰ e.g. Tourism, Justice, Ministry of Art & Handicrafts etc. to name a few noted šŸ˜‰

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has captured a vBlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ for sharing here, do click in to enjoy it ya šŸ¤—

Ohh ya…Some of the eateries šŸ½šŸ“ & shops šŸ›’šŸ›may close ā›”ļø during this water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ festival šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ (All 3ļøāƒ£ days) & resume their operation then šŸ¤—

This festival šŸŽŠšŸŽ‰ also ended with lots of clean up & tidy up at the riverside by the local Khmers šŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬

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SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» was blessed šŸ˜‡ that she šŸ‘©šŸ» stay with her decision to continue with this solo travel & really enjoyed this water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ festival celebration šŸŽŠ šŸŽ‰ & highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»to all travellers that would like to appreciating & participating local heritage & cultures celebration. Definitely worth your time to learn the unique local KhmersšŸ‡°šŸ‡­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­’ lifestyle better

More details,

šŸŒ https://www.tourismcambodia.com/tripplanner/events-in-cambodia/water-and-moon-festival.htm?fbclid=IwAR32x21NsTrdH3CScoy8ayDq4oyS0T0bRYkXBh-TAOKoARcCXNc8d7_2P5k

Also welcomeĀ šŸ¤—Ā to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒĀ https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews about the Cambodia šŸ‡°šŸ‡­Ā ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

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National Park Pahang, Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾

Yeahā€¼ļøĀ SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā has recently travelled to Taman NegaraĀ šŸŒ³šŸŒ³Ā (aka National ParkĀ šŸŒ³šŸŒ³Ā ) Pahang, Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ with MITA business networking trip & enjoyed her back to nature šŸ’šĀ stay šŸ›ŒšŸšæšŸš½šŸ˜“šŸ’¤ at Han Rainforest Resort šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”

She šŸ‘©šŸ» had a privilege to meet & enjoyed an inspiring chat šŸ—£šŸ‘¤ with the founder of the resortšŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”, Mr Kenny Ng šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼(Uncle Kenny) about his nature šŸ’šĀ šŸ’šĀ passion & resort busines journey

Oppsss…SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has forgot šŸ¤¦šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø to have a photo šŸ“ø with Uncle KennyĀ šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼Ā during this trip

He šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼ has generously shared an article āœšŸ»šŸ“œwrote by him & SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» would like to share šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ it here, inclusion of her favourite ā¤ļø emojisss & capturesss šŸ“ø in between šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜

šŸ¤—Ā ~ Sharing is caring as always ~~ šŸ¤—

Taman NegarašŸŒ³šŸŒ³, situated in the heart ā¤ļøof Pahang, Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ , is 1ļøāƒ£ of the oldest rainforest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ in the world šŸ—ŗšŸŒ at 130 million years old

Within it, lays a geographical šŸŒ wonder of permanently untouched & protected habitat for flora šŸŒ³šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸŒŗ & fauna šŸ¦“šŸ†šŸ…šŸ˜ to florish to all its glory

As such, this a perfect šŸ‘šŸ» platform for the development of a hub towards the education of conservation of the ecology surrounding Taman Negara & rainforests in general šŸŒ³šŸŒ³

We strongly believe that Taman Negara šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ has the potential to be a global šŸ—ŗšŸŒ platform for the both Eco & Adventure education tourism centre šŸ˜ƒ

My šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼ humble beginnings of 30 plus years specialising in tourism at Taman Negara šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ & the handling of some 1ļøāƒ£ million over tourists šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ since day 1ļøāƒ£, has led me šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼ to the formation of 2ļøāƒ£ travel agencies (NKS & Han Travel) & a resort šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” with the biggest room capacity at Kuala Tahan. We average 30k tourists šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­ a year & 90% of them are from Europe šŸ‡¬šŸ‡§ šŸ‡®šŸ‡¹ šŸ‡©šŸ‡Ŗ šŸŒšŸ—ŗ

It has come to a time, where I šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼ feel personally, having been in this trade for 30 odd years, it is time to educate the younger generation šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ» & anyone from all walks of life willing to learn about the conservation šŸ’š of the ecology & its surroundings

We at Han Travel, have formed 2ļøāƒ£ new šŸ†• arms in our corporation to execute the upcoming programs called Eco Adventure Tourism šŸ’ššŸ’š

This will be encased with the educational arm named the Eco Educational Tourism, headed by Mr Frank Kee & his team šŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø & in support šŸ’ŖšŸ» with the activities provided by the Adventure Management Tourism headed by Mr Kevin Bateman & his team šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ’šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

Just 1ļøāƒ£ of our examples for the educational program is the re-planting of bamboo šŸŽ‹šŸŽor specific trees šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ by badly eroded areas in the effort to prevent further damage to the riversides šŸ’¦šŸ’§

This is just an example of what we would provide as a CSR initiative šŸ˜€

We shall be working closely with the Sultan Ahmad Environmental foundation šŸ’š in its efforts, participate & uphold its values šŸ˜Š

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

Also, current rules & regulations by the government sectors should be looked at & revised to enable operators like us šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬ to introduce & execute the mutually beneficial conservational education programs šŸ’ššŸ’š

In the extended period, the efforts will benefit not just the environment šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸ’š but also creating employment opportunity to the locals within its surroundings šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«

IšŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼now urge, the Pahang state Government, Ministry of Tourism & other related government agencies to assist us in paving the way into this journey with us šŸ™šŸ»šŸ¤šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»

Other Asian countries are already promoting their countrysā€™ tagline, for example;-

  • Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ ~ Culture tourism
  • Indonesia šŸ‡®šŸ‡© ~ Art tourism
  • Philippines šŸ‡µšŸ‡­ ~ Diving tourism
  • Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ ~ Eco & Adventure tourism

All told, our Ministry of Tourism Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ have also set their vision šŸ’­ on Eco Tourism šŸ’š 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 šŸ’ššŸ’š The launch pad & operations will be at the Han Rainforest Resort, Kuala Tahan šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”

We hope our efforts will promote & drive the state of Pahang to be model state & also the centre of Ecological šŸ’š Awareness & the centre for the Education on Rainforest Preservation šŸŒ³šŸŒ³

Once again, I šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼ believe that our vision is in line with the Pahang State governmentā€™s. Developing a fully functioning centre where the education of the ecology šŸ’š can spread to all walks of life through an experiential process where participants šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ can touch, feel, smell, see and hear the importance of the ecology šŸ’šaround us & the threats to its and our existence šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜

Thank you šŸ™šŸ»

Written āœšŸ» by,Ā Mr Kenny Ng šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼, founder of Han Travel Resort šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”

WebsitešŸŒ:Ā https://han.travel/

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

Yeahā€¼ļøĀ SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā is wishing Uncle KennyĀ šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’¼ a successfulĀ initiative of Eco Educational Tourism

From her stay šŸ›ŒšŸšæšŸš½šŸ˜“šŸ’¤ experience, the room is spacious & clean with attached bathroom šŸšæ (Hot shower šŸšæ with shampoo & body gel are provided) & toilet šŸš½ She loves šŸ’— the comfy bed šŸ› & pillow too

The room is with a balcony with coffee ā˜•ļø table & chair with a glass sliding door šŸšŖ to view the surrounding

The resort šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” is equipped with dipping pool šŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø , iron area at corridors within the rooms for its guests šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­, rabbits šŸ‡šŸ° farm, river fish šŸŸ pond, a natural fish šŸŸ head stone of millions years, jungle fowls šŸ“ farm, quail šŸ¤ farm etc. Definitely an educational opportunities šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»for the kids šŸ‘¶šŸ»šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ» to touch, hold & get to know the animals šŸ‡šŸ°šŸ“šŸŸšŸ¤

A relaxing šŸ˜ŒšŸ˜Ž back to nature šŸ’š at Taman Negara šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ She loves šŸ’— her short stay with exciting visits to,

Night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ Jungle šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ Walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

About 1ļøāƒ£ hour of relaxing šŸ˜Œ walking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø in the dark jungle šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ with torch šŸ”¦ light

Special thanks šŸ™šŸ» to the nature guide šŸ’ššŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø, Mr Panjang, plenty of insects, reptiles, birds etc. being observed šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜

Canopy šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ Walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

Itā€™s approximately 540m long & 40m above the ground

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

Itā€™s the world šŸŒšŸ—ŗ longest canopy walkway

Yeahā€¼ļøšŸ˜² We made it āœŒšŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»

Rapid shooting

Amazing šŸ˜‰ fun šŸ˜†šŸ¤£ 1ļøāƒ£st experience she had & she šŸ‘©šŸ» was 101% wet šŸ’¦šŸ’§with ride through the rapids along Tembeling River šŸ’¦šŸ’§

Luckily šŸ€ the valuable belongings & shoes šŸ‘Ÿ were kept by the nature guide šŸ’ššŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļøin the plastic bag , else all got wet & gadgets šŸ“±šŸ“·āŒšļø may spoilt šŸ˜Š

Bateq Village Visit

The Bateq indigenous people are very shy ā˜ŗļø in welcoming guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

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

Hmm šŸ¤” …SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» is planning for her cave overnight šŸŒƒšŸŒŒšŸ˜“šŸ’¤ trip next year

Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ» to back to nature šŸ’š to National Park Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾

More details viaĀ šŸŒĀ https://han.travel/tour/taman-negara-tour/

Also welcomeĀ šŸ¤—Ā to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒĀ https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the MalaysiaĀ šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾Ā ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation @ Belum Rainforest Resort

Yeahā€¼ļø SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» & her media friends šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘« recently travelled šŸŽ’šŸ•¶šŸ§¢šŸ‘Ÿfor a nature šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³ comfy šŸ˜Œ stay vacation šŸ›ŒšŸ›‹šŸ›€šŸ» at Belum Rainforest ResortšŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”, Perak, West Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾

https://plus.google.com/+SiennyLovesDrawing/posts/531QyJGrksW

 

She šŸ‘©šŸ» really loves ā¤ļø the beautiful šŸ˜ nature of Belum-Temengor Rainforest šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’š

Royal Belum State Park šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’š is a 130 million years old rainforest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ & the untouched forest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ is home to a large variety of flora & fauna šŸ˜šŸ¤©

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

It’s 1ļøāƒ£ of the attractionsšŸ“šŸ“not to be missed to searching for the precious bloom of the World šŸ—ŗšŸŒ ‘s largest & arguably smelliest flower šŸŒŗ i.e. Rafflesia

It found all over Southeast Asia šŸŒŽ i.e. from Southern Thailand šŸ‡¹šŸ‡­ to Philippines šŸ‡µšŸ‡­ Each species can be identified by the unique patterns on the petals. There are 8ļøāƒ£ species of Rafflesias šŸŒŗ can be found in Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ with 3ļøāƒ£ of them are endemic to the Malay Peninsula & of courseĀ can be found in the Belum-Temengor rainforest complex šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’š

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Note: Photo šŸ“ø above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp šŸ™‹šŸæā€ā™‚ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has visited the 3ļøāƒ£rd time in 2018 & her volunteering trip with Malaysian Nature Society (MNS)šŸ’š, you may enjoy reading šŸ“– her ecotourism & hornbill šŸ¦ conservation volunteering via šŸŒhttps://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/ecotourism-belum-temenggor/

Sigh…She šŸ‘©šŸ» still missed a chance to personally view šŸ‘€ the blossom huge Rafflesia šŸŒŗĀ cry…cry…cry…šŸ˜­šŸ˜­šŸ˜­

Yeahā€¼ļø Happy šŸ˜ƒsafe arrival from a full of laughtersss šŸ¤£šŸ˜† of approximately 6ļøāƒ£-hour travel journey šŸš from Kuala Lumpur (KL) city šŸ™šŸŒ† early morning šŸ”…šŸ”† with Travel with Aidil to Belum Rainforest Resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” by Emkay Group as 1ļøāƒ£ of the Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ ā€™s premier ecotourism šŸ’š destinationšŸ“

It offering the chance to get close to nature šŸ’š especially for nature lovers & travel lovers.Ā You will definitely enjoy the complete relaxation šŸ˜Œ & serenity with its quiet & green nature surroundings šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’š

Hmm…If you are driving šŸš—šŸš™ through North East Highway towards Kelantan, you will pass 2ļøāƒ£ scenic bridges šŸŒ‰ i.e. you are actually passing on an island šŸ–šŸ

Lake Temenggor šŸž is MalaysiašŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ā€™s 2ļøāƒ£nd largest lake šŸ’¦šŸ’§& home to more than 23 species of freshwater fish šŸŸ & at least 5ļøāƒ£ species of turtles šŸ¢šŸ¢ As the lake šŸ’¦šŸ’§covers 117.5k hectares & contains 6k million cubic metres of water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ , who knows what other creatures live there that have yet to be discovered šŸ˜‰

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

Pulau Banding šŸšŸ– in Belum Temenggor complex šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’š i.e. the public jetty āš“ļø & Belum Rainforest Resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ” is located actually was not an island šŸ–šŸ Instead it’s 1ļøāƒ£ Malaysian šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ historical & beautiful scenic location šŸ“

In 1970, due to the effort to fight communist & to build a hydro šŸ’¦šŸ’§electric dam has resulted in part of the Belum-Temenggor forest complex šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’š submerged in the water šŸ’¦šŸ’§of Sungai Perak. It took 4ļøāƒ£ years to build the 2ļøāƒ£ bridges šŸŒ‰šŸŒ‰ to providing the convenience of East North East travelling šŸš—šŸš™ via a scenic šŸ˜šŸ¤© highway. The view of the 1ļøāƒ£st bridge šŸŒ‰ is spectacular from Belum Rainforest ResortšŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’ššŸ”šŸ”

Hmm…Why this resortšŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”ā“ā‰ļø

 

You have to venture into this 130 million years old rainforest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ & view mother nature šŸ’ššŸ’š at its finest, so let’s plan your stay vacation šŸ›ŒšŸ›‹šŸ›€šŸ» too at Belum Rainforest Resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ’ššŸ”šŸ”

Definitely you will enjoy your stay šŸ›ŒšŸ›‹šŸ›€šŸ»experience in the comfort of a spacious traditional designed chalet style room šŸ” in the middle of a rainforest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ setting with a great šŸ‘šŸ» view from the private balcony overlooking the Temengor Lake & lush surroundings šŸžšŸ’¦šŸ’§

It’s not āŒ for luxury stay & your stay actually contribute to the rainforest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ protection fund šŸ’° Yeahā€¼ļø A meanigful nature conservation šŸ’š stay with this resort ya šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has made a visit to the Pulau Banding Discovery Centre šŸ  to understand better šŸ‘šŸ» its nature šŸ’š conservation & rainforest šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ protection efforts. Bravoā€¼ļøšŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»

Curious šŸ¤” about its hotel roomā“ā‰ļø

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» was checked-in šŸ” with her media best buddy šŸ‘­ in a spacious comfy Chengal Lake View Executive Deluxe room (with a balcony & bath tub šŸ›€šŸ» )

Oppsss…Her room not really seeing the lake view as the trees šŸŒ³Ā in front of her room just so tall…Ha…Ha…Instead she got a nice green view šŸ’š

 

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Hmm…As a go green šŸ’šsupporter, SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» wishes this ecotourism resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” can consider to set up some water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ dispensers within its resort compound šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” & then prepare the glass water bottles/ jugs/ flasks in hotel rooms, instead of plastic bottled water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ for all its guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ This definitely will reduce ā¬‡ļø lots of the plastic usage

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There are plenty of room types range from dorm, executive room, villa etc. for your resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” stay selection āœ…

 

Hmm…The resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” wifi šŸ“¶ connection was surprisingly slow & frequent down to connect šŸ˜”šŸ™ƒThough was provided with alternative Unifi connectionšŸ“¶, however it required for long email ID & password to connect, hope this inconvenience for guests šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« can be enhanced soon

DiningšŸ½šŸ“

Hornbill Restaurant

Upon arrival šŸššŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ”, she šŸ‘©šŸ» had a simple fried rice lunch šŸ½served here, it’s very tasty delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

Ha…Ha…Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» had 2ļøāƒ£ plates of fried rice šŸ›šŸ›…Oppsss…surely exceed her rice šŸš quota of 1ļøāƒ£ week šŸ˜…šŸ˜‚šŸ¤£, time for more frequent morning šŸ”…šŸ”† joggingsss šŸƒšŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸƒšŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

 

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Then, she šŸ‘©šŸ» really enjoyed her 2ļøāƒ£ morning šŸ”…šŸ”† buffet breakfast šŸ½šŸ“ā˜•ļø during her stay šŸ›ŒšŸ›€šŸ»šŸ›‹ here. The food selection were moderately good šŸ‘ŒšŸ»āœŒšŸ» Hmm…Would be good šŸ‘šŸ» if they rotate some of the main dishes to excite its long term stay guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

Also a tasty table set dinner šŸ½šŸ“ for the 1ļøāƒ£st night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ, personally she šŸ‘©šŸ» loves ā¤ļø the stuffed beancurd dish & rendang šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

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Sidai Restaurant

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» & her media friends šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬ had a Western dinner served in this restaurant. She had ordered for Salmon šŸŸ steak, yet she also has exchanged & tried her media friendsšŸ‘«šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬’ dishes too, including some pasta šŸšŸ dishes for sharing

Hmm…1ļøāƒ£st experience of having unique sweet taste Western dinnerĀ šŸ½Ā …šŸ˜Œthe sweet taste of Salmon steak (orange šŸŠ sauce), lamb chop (honey šŸÆ sauce) etc.

Her media friends šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬ & herself šŸ‘©šŸ» were all love & enjoyed very much the Kadok pasta (highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»), very delicious tastyšŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤, not to be missed ya šŸ˜‹šŸ˜‹

Oppsss…Just a plate šŸ for sharing & she šŸ‘©šŸ» forgot šŸ¤¦šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø to snap a photo šŸ“ø for sharing here…Ha…Ha…ā˜ŗļøšŸ˜Š

Activities not to be missedā€¼ļø

SwimmingĀ šŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

Woowā€¼ļø A beautiful šŸ˜šŸ¤©stunning view šŸ‘€ to enjoy either morning šŸ”…šŸ”† or evening swim šŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø here

 

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Really love the view here šŸ˜šŸ¤©, the bridge that you have shared in the beginning of this blogging

Stingless Bee šŸ Farm

From this farm, you will have chance to observe the stingless bees šŸ šŸ named Kelulut in action & learning the process of its honey šŸÆ production. There are plenty species of stingless bees šŸšŸ that each will producing a different-tasting honey šŸÆ

Ohh ya…The honey šŸÆ harvested from this farm are for sale šŸ›’šŸ› to its guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ to bring home šŸ” as souvenirs ya šŸŽšŸ’

Hmm…Would be good šŸ‘šŸ» if the guests šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘« are offering with honey šŸÆ tasting šŸ˜‹ during the farm visit, then it creates better šŸ‘šŸ» interactive sessionšŸ—£šŸ‘„šŸ‘¤šŸ‘„ , as well as an educational opportunities for the younger kids šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ»

Gaharu šŸŒ³ Farm

A short shuttle ride šŸš to reach to the Gaharu šŸŒ³ plantation

 

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Gaharu trees šŸŒ³ aka Agarwood are 1ļøāƒ£ the rarest trees šŸŒ³ in rainforests šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ It’s much sought-after by the pharmaceutical & cosmetic industries for their bark & resin šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘šŸ»

This is a conservation šŸ’š effort by the Belum Conservation Malaysia (BCM) by planting the gaharu šŸŒ³ trees in the Belum-Temenggor Rainforest Complex šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ with the celebrities šŸ’ƒšŸ»šŸ•“šŸ»šŸ•ŗšŸ¼šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸŽ¤šŸ‘ØšŸ¾ā€šŸŽ¤as well as its resort guests šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­šŸ‘«

How toā“ā‰ļø

Do contribute RMšŸ’ÆšŸ’° to support this Gaharu šŸŒ³ tree planting, do exploring for more details via šŸŒ https://www.brainsfeed.org/bff

Frog šŸø Hunting

Awesome 1ļøāƒ£st experience she šŸ‘©šŸ» had with her media friends šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬ after dinner šŸ½šŸ“

It was really a fun activity with friends šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬šŸ‘¬ to hunt with torch light šŸ”¦ & then help each other with lighting šŸ’” to capture the frogs found šŸøšŸø

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» has spotted the baby frogs aka tadpoles in a pond šŸ’¦šŸ’§ from her hunting. Hurrayā€¼ļøšŸ˜šŸ˜ƒ

It’s just within the resort šŸ’ššŸŒ³šŸŒ³šŸ”šŸ˜šŸ” compound, yesāœ…, the various small ponds šŸ’¦šŸ’§

Do enjoy the music/ song by the frogs šŸøšŸøĀ being captured by SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā  for sharing ya

Sungai Ruok Waterfall šŸ’¦šŸ’§

Initially this trekking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøto reach the waterfall šŸ’¦šŸ’§ & Rafflesia šŸŒŗ spot site was called to cancel āŒ due to a heavy rain ā˜”ļøšŸŒ§ when the boat šŸš¤ about to reach

Special thank you šŸ™šŸ» to the responsible šŸ‘šŸ» boatman šŸš¤šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø named Mr Mazlan, he šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø went himself 1ļøāƒ£st to check & ensure šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøāœ… it’s still safe to do the trekking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø in the rain ā˜”ļøšŸŒ§

Yeahā€¼ļø He confirmed āœ… & all set with rain coat & trekking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļø walked slowly in the jungle šŸŒ³šŸŒ³

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Note: Photo šŸ“ø above credit to IG @izrylwilson šŸ™‹šŸ½ā€ā™‚ļø

It worth šŸ‘šŸ» a walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļødefinitely, guess whatā“ā‰ļø

She šŸ‘©šŸ» was bare foot šŸ‘£ for this trekking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøas she refused to get her sport shoes šŸ‘Ÿ wet from the rain ā˜”ļøšŸŒ§

Luckily she šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā doesn’t hurt her feet (Yeah!! She šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā is qualified to join as local indigeneous communities in this rainforest). No leeches attack too, hurray!!

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Note: Photo šŸ“ø above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp šŸ™‹šŸæā€ā™‚ļø

Kampung Semelor Visit (Including the Toy Library šŸ“ššŸŽØšŸ–ŒšŸ–āœ‚ļøšŸ“ŽšŸ“)

Do contribute RMšŸ’Æ before you check-out from your stay & your contribution will be used by the Yayasan Emkay to sponsor a school uniform for an indigenenous kid. Not just that, your contribution also provide an employment opportunity to the local indigeneneous as the uniforms are all being handsew by the them

More details via https://www.brainsfeed.org/bff

Ohh ya…Short getaway of 3ļøāƒ£D2ļøāƒ£N already enough to re-energise yourself from hectic city life here. Do click in below post šŸ“Œ for the itinerary suggestion of 3ļøāƒ£D2ļøāƒ£N

https://www.facebook.com/belumrainforest/photos/a.112470642159412/2123172747755848/?type=3&eid=ARCAMEciDcPur934fFmRe73gymlpyuCcjzZA2xpdlrd7HULjGqMNbjFEPv8YOHANO88F7A1cr8jDgLGb&xts%5B0%5D=68.ARDVeDOKFFD7i1W0V2P_adiBZnv7tXP8zQsp9fUxv7v7lCu1KdPHVfWZAlc-v0Yzpluf_nVaJ914IDQj_JIfqqePI1F_NgetptX–5QfySI87nvWPm7RRpWfPEfSY_EnEaM92Qei4o_QFr2bB_PekCDg9i6pkp6WtsULv6BxjJOVgdEFm08g8ZYYaq3zk2RU6r7dtk68zCbSyMCbqx_qjlvXtIjTdIuOvbrcM3FB26__4flf9MXWMKCAlZLV_IZDbjzE6RVrc-QLyre-WEV0BxwL-u27_Cpt1ATw4Za3zbKfuLoI9bQvQQ92orEH8OHaxbLQdomT0kBdNR5d0AlpiGWc5w&tn=EHH-R

Or if you are visiting for the 1ļøāƒ£st time, do click in the post šŸ“Œ below for some suggestions specially to 1ļøāƒ£st visitoršŸ‘©šŸ»

https://www.facebook.com/belumrainforest/photos/a.112470642159412/2087588604647596/?type=3&eid=ARBT_FKM14UGHrLaB6ggQIS9YfmNSOSdbBAUomAeAZPy7-FhqQo9CK_DPBAYZtLFnaYfqgmxAM3VEJPh&xts%5B0%5D=68.ARAgEyUswJfhZ3On1U9-OOe6RuynsjIrZ-yRr6RXOwZRbT8NndaexwBKuvTSMnNnHP6XAxteDQbctx5NBSb5yEBCxJil69qfO85ivHEPQwLDR3P-0i8aP7K1EoBxN2VUiqxE9BSZjLDILw8-rsmtwCKstMcA4X6ViLeZbGSv-w8-jkKbKxtG40QKMi0bH77eP5xamuqkZ-GWfPibzANfDRiJdrp_y3zNbfHtDakEBfNHWPJmcLa7xBbGOuvg-jxDJNVT5BuDl67jlBj8bVa3o-CckPVmmvl-jGCJ24JvPaUjKq_E5PxDLkISgsjeGhks1LN3l7fC1T9ugOschawK9aTWXA&tn=EHH-R

Hmm…Let’s sign up to be a Belum Forest Friend (BFF)ā“ā‰ļø

Then, participate & #GetInvolved the nature conservation & preservation activities šŸ’ššŸ’š

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AddressšŸ“: Belum Rainforest Resort,Ā Pulau Banding, 33200 Gerik, Perak Darul Ridzuan, West Malaysia

WebsitešŸŒ: https://www.belumrainforestresort.com/

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

Also welcomeĀ šŸ¤—Ā to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒĀ https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the MalaysiaĀ šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾Ā ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

#Coloursoflives #TravelogueMalaysia is organised by #Borakkitadotcomā€‹ & supported by #BelumRainforestResort

Special thank you to #BelumRainforestResort for trusting & believing, also great thanks to #OriginaJusā€‹ , #CanonMalaysiaā€‹ , #Aluyakitchen for being the sponsors & #TravelwithAidilĀ #AidilTravelIpoh for being the main transporterĀ & travel advisor for a smooth & safe journey to complete this successful travelogue

Not to forget our cool lunch dining @ the River Besuk being sponsored by #CastellaCafeGrik ont her travel journey back to KL city, do click in to enjoy her vblog captured & more details for sharing ya

#belumrainforestresortĀ #royalbelumĀ #pulaubandingĀ #temengorlakeĀ #perakĀ #tourismmalaysiaĀ #tourismperakĀ #visitperakĀ #malaysia#malaysiatrulyasiaĀ #travelasiaĀ #holidayĀ #waterfall #travel #travels #BelumTemengor #DahKeBelum #travelling #blog #blogging #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #nature #naturelover #naturelovers #rainforest #forest #conservation

6 Eco Tourism Must-See in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

Yeahā€¼ļø SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» has recently participated in MITA business networking šŸ¤ trip of 3ļøāƒ£D2ļøāƒ£N to Sabah state, East Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾

It’s a collaborative šŸ¤ efforts between MITA, MPC, Tourism Productive Nexus & Sabah Tourism BoardšŸ˜ Curious šŸ¤” about what’s happeningā“ā‰ļø

Do click in the above main tweets šŸ“ŒšŸ“Œ thread @ Twitter for a summary of all exciting activities ya šŸ¤—

Yesāœ…, Sabah tourist destinationsšŸ“šŸ“definitely more than just the famous šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»hiking šŸ§—ā€ā™€ļøšŸ§—ā€ā™‚ļøsite, the summit of Borneo & the MalaysiašŸ‡²šŸ‡¾’s 1ļøāƒ£st World UNESCO Heritage ~ Mount Kinabalu ā›° or beautiful šŸ˜šŸ¤© diving site ~ Semporna Island šŸšŸ–šŸŒ“

 

So, she šŸ‘©šŸ» is gonna sharing šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ here the 6ļøāƒ£ must-visit eco šŸ’š tourism destinationsšŸ“šŸ“in Sabah from her recent travelling experience to appreciate;

āœ… The rich heritage, art & culture of Sabah local indigenous communities šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

āœ… The precious natural šŸ’š eco environment with rich flora šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸŒ³ & fauna šŸ„šŸ®šŸŸ

āœ… The shopping (including online) šŸ›’šŸ› šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’» for Sabah locally produced souvenirs šŸ’šŸŽ

So, enjoy the details of each Sabah’s tourist destinations šŸ“šŸ“

āœ… Heritage, Art & Culture of Sabah local indigenous communities šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬

1ļøāƒ£ Kadazandusun Cultural Association (KDCA) Cultural Village

This cultural village is a nonāŒ-political association of 40 indigenous ethnic communities of Sabah šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ & specially catered for the Kadazandusun tribes & 4ļøāƒ£ major Dusun tribes in Sabah i.e. Dusun Tindal Kota Belud, Dusun Papar, Rungus & Murut šŸ˜Š

 

This village features 11 different ethnic tribes houses šŸ šŸ”šŸ˜ in 1ļøāƒ£ village i.e. The Penampang Traditional House,Ā The Tenom Traditional House,Ā The Beaufort Traditional House,Ā The Kota Belud Traditional House,Ā The Kuala Penyu Traditional House,Ā The Keningau Traditional House,Ā The Tambunan Traditional House,Ā The Papar Traditional House,Ā The Ranau Traditional House,Ā The Tuaran Traditional House &Ā The Kudat Traditional House šŸ˜€

Do enjoy vBlog šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ created by SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» for sharing here,

Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»as after your visit, you will understand better the differences between todayā€™s culture & the culture that the ancestorsā€™ lived in years āœŒšŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ» Also have an opportunity to witness the ancestorā€™s lifestyle at their respective homes šŸ šŸ”šŸ˜ which are built exactly similar to years ago šŸ˜²šŸ‘šŸ»

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Each of the houses šŸ šŸ”šŸ˜ with different hands šŸ¤ššŸ»on & interactive activities between the indigenous communities & the visitors šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ e.g. traditional games, traditional cooking demo & classes,Ā  headgear (named Sigah) folding, block printing, blow pipe making & demonstration etc. šŸ˜€

It operates as a museum šŸ› to preserve Kadazandusun ethnic culture with aims toĀ share the knowledge, history, culture & tradition of Kadazandusun šŸ¤©

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Hmm…Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

You can also taste the “disgusting šŸ˜±” (personally to SiennyLovesDrawingšŸ‘©šŸ») local delicacy named butod i.e. the sago worms šŸ› which the local indigenous communities believe high ā¬†ļø in protein šŸ‘šŸ»

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Do shopping šŸ›’šŸ› for some local handmade souvenirs šŸ’šŸŽ e.g. necklace, bracelet, bag etc. from its souvenir šŸ’šŸŽ shop which indirectly will contribute to the local heritage & cultures preservation funding šŸ’°

Admission fee šŸŽŸ is required āœ…

AddressšŸ“: Kadazandusun Cultural Association Sabah, Hongkod Koisaan, KM. 8, Jalan Penampang, 89509 Penampang, Sabah, East Malaysia

Operating hoursšŸ•™: 9ļøāƒ£am to 5ļøāƒ£pm daily

WebsitešŸŒ: http://www.kdca.org.my/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/KDCA-Cultural-Village-KCV-RW-1882000735216642/

2ļøāƒ£ Chanteek Borneo Indigenous Museum

This miniature museum šŸ› is a brainchild of the founder named Anne Antah šŸ§•šŸ½ She has started it with 7ļøāƒ£ pairs of the most common costume dolls šŸ‘« creation in 2011 i.e. Kadazan Penampang, Kadazan Papar, Bajau Samah, Rungus, Murut, Lundayeh & Dusun Lotud šŸ˜

 

With the realisation that not āŒ many young generation šŸ‘¶šŸ»šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ» has adequate āœ… information šŸ“Œabout the traditional costumes, she šŸ§•šŸ½ has then build this miniature museum šŸ› as a centre for local Malaysians šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾, visitors & culture-enthusiasts šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­ to learn the heritage cultural of the Borneans šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» really impressed šŸ˜šŸ¤©with this miniature museum & created a vBlogĀ  šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ for sharing here, do enjoy ya šŸ˜„šŸ˜

You have to be at this museum šŸ› personally to view with you own sight šŸ‘šŸ‘šŸ‘€ the great šŸ‘šŸ» detailed works done on each costumes

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

During your visit, you will gain in depth understanding about Sabahā€™s people šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ & their heritage culture in miniature scenes & dolls šŸ‘« which all dressed up in traditional costumesšŸ‘˜šŸŽŽ, houses šŸ˜šŸ˜ & structures which all scaled to depict scene based on local folklore & legend šŸ˜šŸ¤©

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Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»when you are travelling to Sabah, you have to visit to this ~ The Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ 1ļøāƒ£st Book of Records šŸ“œ, the Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ ‘s 1ļøāƒ£st miniature indigenous costume museum šŸ›

You may redeem an exclusive printed postcard šŸ”– as souvenir šŸ’šŸŽ from your visit too

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Admission fee šŸŽŸ is required āœ…

All guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ are welcome šŸ™šŸ» to dress šŸ‘˜šŸ‘”šŸŽŽšŸ‘— up in the traditional costumes with accessories for photos šŸ“ø / videos šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ opportunity

Not just with its physical souvenir šŸŽ stalls within the museum šŸ› , this creative arts museum šŸ› also owns an online shop šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’šŸ›of local gifts šŸ’šŸŽ & souvenirs in particular the Kain Chanteek (locally made textile) via šŸŒĀ www.shopinborneo.com , plenty of promotions avilable for your happy šŸ˜ƒ online shopping šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ›’šŸ›

AddressšŸ“: Kg Lakang, Tamparuli, 89208 Tuaran, Sabah, East Malaysia

Operating hoursšŸ•™: 8ļøāƒ£am to 6ļøāƒ£pm daily

WebsitešŸŒ: http://www.chanteekborneo.com/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Chanteek.Borneo/

āœ… Natural Eco šŸ’š Environment with rich Flora šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸŒ³ & Fauna šŸ„šŸ®šŸŸ

3ļøāƒ£ Poring Hot Spring ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§

Definitely a must visit placešŸ“to de-stress šŸ˜Œ & soak away the sores & aches of your muscles in this spring šŸ’¦šŸ’§ā€™s hot ā™Øļø sulphuric minerals especially for the healing properties which popular & believing among the local communities šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬šŸ‘­

Also called as Poring Springs/ Poring, a hot water spring ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§with its source deep under ā¬‡ļø the fertile ground of Mount Kinabalu ā›°

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

It’s hot ā™Øļø enough to boil an egg šŸ„š However she šŸ‘©šŸ» forgot to buy eggs šŸ„ššŸ„š & bring along during her recent visit šŸ˜Œā˜ŗļø Oppsss…

Within the park, you may visit the butterfly šŸ¦‹ farm, the Poring Orchid šŸŒŗConservation Centre, the tropical gardenšŸŒæšŸŒ±šŸŒ·šŸŒ», the Poring šŸ¦‡šŸŽšŸŽ‹ canopy šŸŒ³šŸŒ³walkway, the Rafflesia flower šŸŒŗ site etc.

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» really enjoyed šŸ˜ this hot spring ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§& felt very comfy šŸ˜Œ & light after a good šŸ‘šŸ» dip ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§with her friends šŸ‘­šŸ‘­šŸ‘«

Do remember to bring along your rubber sandals/ slippersšŸ‘£, change of clothesšŸ‘ššŸ‘•, towel & swimwear šŸ‘™ for your hot spring ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§visit yašŸ˜

Also to remember drink more water šŸ’¦šŸ’§after your hot spring dip ā™ØļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§ ya

Admission fee šŸŽŸ is required āœ…

AddressšŸ“: Poring Hot Spring, Sabah, East Malaysia

Operating hoursšŸ•™: 8ļøāƒ£am to 6ļøāƒ£pm daily

WebsitešŸŒ: https://wikitravel.org/en/Poring_Hot_Spring

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Poring-Hot-Springs/150838218299533

4ļøāƒ£ ā€œTagalā€ Sungai Moroli, Fish šŸŸ Massage

Hmm…Why not a unique spa šŸ’†šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ’†šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø from your usualā“ā‰ļø

Do enjoy an experience once for the fish šŸŸ massaging šŸ‘£ session @ Kelah fishĀ šŸŸ sanctuary, Kampung Luanti, Ranau

In the Local KadazanDusun dialect, ā€˜tagalā€™ means ā€˜no fishing āŒšŸŽ£ ā€™ & the main purpose of the ā€˜tagalā€™ is to conserve & preserve the environment šŸ’š as well as the ecosystem to benefit the future generation šŸ‘¶šŸ»šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ»

ā€˜Ikan šŸŸ Pelianā€™ , ‘Ikan Kelah’ or Malaysian Mahseer šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾šŸŸ comes from the family ofĀ Cyprinidae. These fishes šŸŸšŸŸ are specifically trained by the villagers šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­ to perform the healing massage šŸ‘£ activities. Wow šŸ˜²ā€¼ļø

Ohh ya…The Kelah fishes šŸŸšŸŸ are huge here, not to worry as the fishes šŸŸšŸŸ got no āŒ teeth, so will not bite, instead lots of fish kisses to your feet ya šŸ‘£

This fish šŸŸ massage šŸ‘£ is deemed to have a curative effect on those who suffers from psoriasis. So, a regular fish šŸŸ massages šŸ‘£šŸ‘£& surely you will enjoy smoother & suppler skin šŸ˜ Hmm…One said simply like a babyšŸ‘¶šŸ»’s skin šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ˜ƒ

Admission fee šŸŽŸ is required āœ…

AddressšŸ“: Kg. Luanti, Ranau, 89300 Sabah, East Malaysia

Operating hoursšŸ•™: 8ļøāƒ£am to 5ļøāƒ£pm daily

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fish-Spa-Kg-Luanti-Ranau/207666489254559

āœ… Sabah’s Locally Produced Souvenirs šŸ’šŸŽ

5ļøāƒ£ Desa Dairy Cattle šŸ„šŸ® Farm

No need āŒ to travel āœˆļøšŸ›« to New Zealand šŸ‡³šŸ‡æ , Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ also owns a mini New Zealand. Hurrayā€¼ļøšŸ˜²šŸ˜ƒ

 

This farm šŸ®šŸ„ is located at the foothill of Mount Kinabalu ā›° & offers beautiful šŸ˜šŸ¤© green šŸŒ³šŸŒ³ scenery. It’s definitely a breathtaking destination for pre-wedding šŸ‘°šŸ»šŸ¤µšŸ»photo shooting šŸ“øšŸ“ø (a permit šŸ†— application is requiredāœ…) with breathtaking Mount Kinabalu ā›° as backgroud with its cool breeze šŸŒ¬šŸ’Øfrom KundasangšŸž

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

This cattle šŸ„šŸ® farm is producing approximately 900k litres of milk šŸ„› annually with its approximately 200 hectars farm šŸ„šŸ® All the milking cows šŸ„šŸ®here are Friesians i.e. the highest ā¬†ļø milk šŸ„› producers of all cattle šŸ„šŸ® breeds imported from New Zealand šŸ‡³šŸ‡æ

Not just that, many milk šŸ„› lovers ā¤ļø will queue up long just to taste its fresh cow šŸ„šŸ® milk šŸ„› , fresh goat šŸ milk šŸ„› , yogurt, gelatošŸØ šŸ¦etc.

Highly recommended šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ‘†šŸ»it as an educational destination for with a family šŸ‘Øā€šŸ‘©ā€šŸ‘§ā€šŸ‘¦šŸ‘ŖšŸ‘Øā€šŸ‘©ā€šŸ‘§ getaway or a school šŸ« trips. Many exciting educational activities are available for the young generation šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ» e.g. bottled milk šŸ¼ feeding the calves šŸ®šŸ„, fresh grass šŸŒ±šŸŒæ feeding the goats šŸšŸ , milk šŸ„› processing, milking šŸ„›process, milk šŸ„›making etc.

Feeding activities required a fee šŸ’µāœ… to purchase the milk šŸ¼/ grass šŸŒæšŸŒ± While there are specific timing/ schedule šŸ•› for the raw milk šŸ„› processing. Do contact šŸ“žā˜ŽļøšŸ“±& check out the details before your visit šŸ˜€

 

Before make a move from this farmšŸ„šŸ®, donā€™t forget to do a healthy shopping šŸ›’šŸ› for some local produced milk šŸ„› souvenirs šŸŽ from this dairy farm šŸ®šŸ„especially the popular Desa Cattleā€™s milk šŸ„› in a box,Ā  milk creamy ice cream šŸ¦ etc.

AddressšŸ“: Ranau, Sabah, East Malaysia

Operating hoursšŸ•™: 8ļøāƒ£am to 5ļøāƒ£pm daily

WebsitešŸŒ: http://desaplus.com/

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

6ļøāƒ£ Sabah Tea šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒā˜•ļøšŸµ Garden

1ļøāƒ£ said no āŒ trip to the Sabah Tea šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒā˜•ļøšŸµ Garden would be complete without a taste šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤of Sabahā€™s finest tea ā˜•ļø šŸµ Yeahā€¼ļø

Sabah Tea šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒā˜•ļøšŸµ Garden is the only organic tea farm šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒā˜•ļøšŸµin Borneo & 1ļøāƒ£ of the few ones in the world šŸ—ŗšŸŒ

She šŸ‘©šŸ» had a lunch dining šŸ½šŸ“with friends šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ here with a seat facing this 2.5k hectare tea šŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒā˜•ļøšŸµ plantation for a beautiful šŸ˜šŸ¤©stunning view, as well as enjoy a cuppa of hot Sabah Tea ā˜•ļø Pandan šŸŒæšŸŒ± teh tarik. It’s smooth, fragrant & not too sweet to enjoy šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤

You have to enjoy a beatiful šŸ˜šŸ¤© walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøinto this organic tea plantationšŸŒ±šŸŒæšŸƒā˜•ļøšŸµ, apprecicate & touch the tea leaves šŸƒ, as well as snapping photos šŸ“øšŸ“ø & videos šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ for sharing in social medias šŸ˜‰

An educational visit to enjoy a variety of recreational activities e.g. obstacle-crossing in the Sapaon Recreational Area, trekking along the trails to the peak of Kamunsu Hill ā›° / to embarking on a night šŸŒƒšŸŒŒ walk šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøto check out the unique insect šŸœ šŸžšŸ•· life

Guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ can also opt for a stay vacation šŸ›ŒšŸ›€šŸ»šŸšæšŸ›‹ either in a traditional long house, a cosy bungalow / camping ā›ŗļø to enjoy the starry sky šŸŒŒ etc. A variety of tour packages are available to cater for your choice, do exploring for your visit ya šŸ¤—

Free šŸ†“ admission šŸŽŸ, however a small fee āœ… is required for a tea šŸƒšŸƒadventure tour/ day tour (not available for public holidys) to its tea šŸƒšŸƒfactory

AddressšŸ“: 17,Ā Kg. Nalapak,Ā Jalan Ranau-Sandakan, 89309 Ranau,Ā Sabah, East Malaysia

Operating hoursšŸ•™: 8ļøāƒ£am to 4ļøāƒ£pm daily

WebsitešŸŒ: http://www.sabahtea.com.my/

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

Also welcomeĀ šŸ¤—Ā to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒĀ https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the MalaysiaĀ šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾Ā ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

#MITAĀ #SabahOnBorneo #TourismMalaysiaĀ #MalaysiaBlogsRT #mitab2b #TPN #TourismProductiveĀ #TourismProductivityNexusĀ #MalaysiaProductiveĀ #SabahĀ #KotaKinabaluĀ #KKĀ #hotelĀ #travelĀ #travelsĀ #travellingĀ #blogĀ #bloggerĀ #bloggersĀ #siennylovesdrawingĀ #MPCĀ #natureloversĀ #islandĀ #MPCshowcaseĀ #checkintuaranĀ #traditionalcostumeĀ #keepingheritagealive#chanteekborneoĀ #PoringHotSpring #SabahTeaGarden #hotspring #teagarden #MtKinabalu #Kundasang #KDCAculturalvillage #KDCA #KDCAculturalvillage #stay #stayvacation

What’s New @ Desaru Coast

Yeahā€¼ļø SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» would like to sharing šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“ here about her amazing 2ļøāƒ£D1ļøāƒ£N getaway šŸššŸŽ’šŸ•¶šŸ§¢šŸ‘Ÿ to the Desaru Coast šŸ–šŸ, whichĀ spanning across a vast 3.9k acres along a 17km pristine beachfront šŸ–šŸ in the South-Eastern region i.e. Johor state of Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾

So, what’s new šŸ†• in Desaru Coast šŸ¢šŸ–šŸĀ that she šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā has explored & experienced recentlyā“ā‰ļø

A 4ļøāƒ£ hours rideĀ šŸš from Kuala Lumpur via the North-South Expressway to Desaru Coast šŸšŸ–Ā & she šŸ‘©šŸ»truly enjoyed her comfy šŸ˜Œluxury stay vacationšŸ›ŒšŸ›€šŸ»šŸ›‹ @Ā #HRHDesaruCoastšŸ¢šŸ–šŸ, great fine dining šŸ˜‹šŸ½šŸ“šŸ˜€Ā experience ~ #DesaruCoastGourmetSeries šŸ½šŸ“Ā & #aSplashingGreatTimeĀ adventure water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ park play timešŸ„šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™€ļø

 

#HRHDesaruCoast ~ Hard Rock Hotel šŸ¢ Desaru Coast šŸšŸ–

Upon arrival šŸššŸ¢, had a great lunch šŸ½šŸ“šŸ˜‹ at this new šŸ†• hotel šŸ¢ since its launch on Oct 2018, she really loves ā¤ļø the Malaysian flavours set lunch šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾šŸ½šŸ“served here šŸ˜€

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Hmm…Though she was expecting šŸ’­ for a Western lunch šŸ”šŸŸšŸ„™šŸ„—šŸ„©šŸ–šŸ„“

After lunchšŸ½šŸ“, she šŸ‘©šŸ» then checked-in šŸ” with her media friend šŸ‘­ to the Deluxe King room, 1ļøāƒ£st impression ~ a spacious & stylish room šŸ˜šŸ¤© Had a good night šŸ˜“šŸ’¤ rest with its comfy bed & soft pillows šŸ˜ŒšŸ˜‰

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The toilet šŸš½ & shower šŸšæ are separated (Hmm…No bath tub šŸ›€šŸ» ohh…šŸ˜Œ) . The hair dryer, iron & toiletries are provided in the hotel room šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬

Ohh ya…When she šŸ‘©šŸ» has switched on šŸ”› the tv šŸ“ŗ, she received a personalised welcome šŸ™šŸ»šŸ¤—šŸ“Œ message on screen šŸ“ŗ , then she šŸ‘©šŸ» started to enjoy the great selection of rock music šŸŽ¼šŸŽøšŸŽŗšŸŽ·šŸŽ¹šŸŽµšŸŽ¶

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She šŸ‘©šŸ» loves šŸ’— the complimentary šŸ†“ non-alcoholic minibaršŸ¹šŸ„¤& snacks šŸ«šŸæšŸŖšŸ„œ which gonna be replenished daily if you are enjoying a longer stay herešŸ˜

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There is a memorabilia exhibition of the Rock Stars šŸŒŸā­ļø Collection & a Sound of Your Stay music šŸŽµšŸŽ¶ šŸŽ¼ program in a complimentary šŸ†“ audio šŸŽ¤šŸŽ§ experience for its guests šŸ‘«šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬ to either enjoy creating own personalised playlist, playing a music instrumentšŸŽøšŸŽŗšŸŽ·/ listening šŸ‘‚šŸ»to šŸ”Ÿspecially-curated recordsšŸŽ¼šŸŽµšŸŽ¶etc. It’s only available with specific schedule & she šŸ‘©šŸ» has missed āŒ her chance due to time constraints šŸ˜Œ though, wish she šŸ‘©šŸ» can enjoy it in her next stay šŸ˜‡šŸ€šŸ¤žšŸ»āœŒšŸ»

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All guests šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« can obtain respective direct access (Yeahā€¼ļøĀ Re-entry allows šŸ˜ƒāœŒšŸ»ya) from the hotelšŸ¢’s grounds to the Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark šŸ„šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ„šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸŠšŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ’¦šŸ’§Ā with walking šŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸš¶šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø distance

A complimentary šŸ†“shuttle bus šŸšŒ available to The Els Club, especially for golf šŸŒļøā€ā™‚ļøā›³ļøšŸŒļøā€ā™€ļø loversĀ for a 27-hole & 18-hole golf course šŸŒļøā€ā™‚ļøšŸŒļøā€ā™€ļøā›³ļøetc. within Desaru Coast compound

Ohh ya…You will definitely enjoy its great spread of breakfast šŸ„žšŸ³šŸ„—šŸ„Ŗā˜•ļø selection which complimentary šŸ†“ with hotel room the next morning šŸ”…šŸ”† after a night of great rest šŸ˜“šŸ’¤

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SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» also got impressed šŸ¤© with its go green šŸ’š & eco sustainability initiative by having sensor light šŸ’” at bathroom area šŸš½šŸšæ, recycle ā™»ļø labelled rubbish bin in hotel room, as well as using refill water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ bottle & water dispenser to reduce ā¬‡ļø plastic water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ bottle for all its guests. Bravoā€¼ļø šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»

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Hmm…When will be your upcoming check-in šŸ” to #HRHDesaruCoast šŸ¢šŸšŸ–Ā for a rock stayšŸ›ŒšŸŽ¼šŸŽµšŸŽ¶ā“ā‰ļø

AddressšŸ“: Jalan Pantai 3, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, West Malaysia

WebsitešŸŒ: https://www.hardrockhotels.com/desaru-coast

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

#DesaruCoastGourmetSeriesĀ šŸ½šŸ“Ā ~ A Malaysian šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ Journey

It’s the 1ļøāƒ£st edition aka for the 1ļøāƒ£st time in Malaysia šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ to present its very own signature šŸ‘šŸ» dining šŸ½šŸ“programme namedĀ Desaru Coast šŸ–šŸ Gourmet šŸ½šŸ“Series 1ļøāƒ£st Edition whichĀ proudly presents Relais & Chateauxā€™s awardšŸŽ–-winning Michelin Grand ChefšŸ‘ØšŸ¼ā€šŸ³,Ā Emmanuel Stroobant

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It aims to introduce an exclusively šŸ’Œ curated 6ļøāƒ£-series dining šŸ½šŸ“programme which offering a unique & holistic culinary šŸ½šŸ“experience for its prestige guests šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­ Rediscover iconic flavours of Malaysian šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾šŸ½ cuisines through new šŸ†• interpretations by awardšŸŽ–-winning chefs šŸ‘ØšŸ»ā€šŸ³šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ³ from around the world šŸŒ

 

SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» really felt proud to be 1ļøāƒ£ of the 1ļøāƒ£stĀ to savour a 1ļøāƒ£-of-a-kind mouth-watering fusion flavour during her recent visit.Ā She šŸ‘©šŸ» had a 6ļøāƒ£-course dinner šŸ½, there are package available for travellers šŸ‘­šŸ‘¬šŸ‘« who would like to spend longer in Desaru Coast šŸ–šŸ

Curious šŸ¤” about the fine dine šŸ½ dinner menuā“ā‰ļø

āœ… Berinai ~ Nasi šŸš Kerabu (Really love šŸ’— the unique delicious šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤ mixture, so satisfiedšŸ‘šŸ»)
āœ… CanapĆ©s ~ Brinjal Buah Keluak, salted egg šŸ„š popiah & okra sambal

āœ… Abalone ~ Bang kuang & marigold (Superbļøā€¼ļø Her heart ā¤ļø melted for it šŸ˜‹)

āœ… Scallop ~ Coconut šŸŒ“šŸ„„ & laksa (Very fresh & juicy šŸ¤¤)

āœ… Cod šŸŸ ~ White miso, turmeric & cauliflower

āœ… Cream ~ La cremeria vanilla ice cream šŸ¦ , white chocolate, pop rocks & kaffir lime leaves šŸŒ±šŸŒæ (Ohh my…Really love šŸ’— the great šŸ‘šŸ» combination of the lime leaves šŸŒ±šŸŒæ to the overall tasting šŸ˜‹šŸ¤¤)

āœ… Coconut šŸŒ“šŸ„„ ~ pineapple šŸ, pandan šŸŒæ, mango, financier & gingerflower

āœ… Petite 4ļøāƒ£ ~ emping berlinjau lime šŸ‹ dragee, rose šŸŒ¹ & raspberry bonbon, gula melaka peanut šŸ„œ nougatine & saffron & macadamia madeleines

Ohh wow šŸ˜²ā€¼ļø She šŸ‘©šŸ» had a privilege šŸ’Œ to meet & speak to the famous Celebrity Chef of Michelin, šŸ‘ØšŸ¼ā€šŸ³ Chef Emmanuel Stroobant at the launch,Ā she šŸ‘©šŸ» truly inspired by his passionate & love šŸ’— of cooking. Bravo šŸ‘šŸ»šŸ™ŒšŸ»ā€¼ļø

From this event, she šŸ‘©šŸ» also had an exclusive privilege to meet & enjoy the Asam Pedas šŸ„˜ cooking demo by KOL chefs ~ Ms Ili Sulaiman šŸ‘©šŸ½ā€šŸ³ & Mr Adam Ismail šŸ‘ØšŸ½ā€šŸ³

Do enjoy the vblog clip šŸ“¹šŸŽ„ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing šŸ‘©šŸ» for sharing here,

So, what are you waiting forā“ā‰ļø

Without travelling āœˆļø to overseas, you get to try the fine dine šŸ½ by awardšŸŽ–-winning Michelin Grand ChefšŸ‘ØšŸ¼ā€šŸ³,Ā Emmanuel Stroobant

Do exploring the next upcoming #DesaruCoastGourmetSeriesĀ šŸ½šŸ“Ā ~ A Malaysian šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾ JourneyĀ for your fine dine šŸ½ experience ya šŸ˜ƒšŸ˜Š

WebsitešŸŒ: https://desarucoast.com/

#aSplashingGreatTimeĀ ~ Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark šŸ’¦šŸ’§

Yeahā€¼ļø It’s 1ļøāƒ£ of the biggest wave šŸŒŠ pool in world šŸŒ , she šŸ‘©šŸ» had a great šŸ‘šŸ» time with her media friends šŸ‘¬šŸ‘«šŸ‘­ to enjoying the water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ park especially the unique mix of more than 20 wet & dry rides, 1ļøāƒ£st-ever water coaster in the region, slides & attractions šŸ“šŸ“

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The rides & attractions are located in 5ļøāƒ£ zones namely the Penawar Falls, Penawar RiveršŸ’¦šŸ’§, Shipwreck Reef, Tidal Wave šŸŒŠ Beach & Kids Ahoy. Each zone offering ā€˜splashšŸ’¦šŸ’§-tacularā€™ experiences to its guests of all ages šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ»šŸ§‘šŸ»šŸ‘ØšŸ»šŸ‘±šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ‘±šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļøšŸ§”šŸ¼šŸ‘µšŸ»šŸ§“šŸ»šŸ‘“šŸ»

Guess whatā“ā‰ļø

It’s very recently soft launched šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ, congratsā€¼ļø

It’s holding more than 4ļøāƒ£ million gallons of water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ over nearly 25acres of space & with capacity of 12k visitors šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬ All its guests šŸ‘­šŸ‘«šŸ‘¬ can relax šŸ˜Œ & enjoy šŸ˜‰ the wave šŸŒŠ pool views from the beachside šŸ–šŸ cabanas/ lounge along its 170m sandy shoreline of Tidal Wave Beach šŸ– šŸ Kids šŸ‘¶šŸ»šŸ‘§šŸ»šŸ§’šŸ»šŸ‘¦šŸ» below 122cm height must be accompanied by parents/ adults šŸ‘Øā€šŸ‘©ā€šŸ‘§ā€šŸ‘¦šŸ‘ŖšŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™€ļøšŸ™‹šŸ»ā€ā™‚ļø

 

Before you leave the park, do check out your group photos šŸ“ø from screen šŸ–„, select āœ…, print & bring home šŸ” as souvenir šŸŽ ya

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So, definitely this water šŸ’¦šŸ’§ park not to be missed šŸ‘šŸ» to enjoy #aSplashingGreatTimeĀ yaĀ šŸ˜†šŸ˜„

AddressšŸ“: Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark, Persiaran Pantai, Desaru Coast, 81930 Bandar Penawar, Johor, West Malaysia

Operation hoursšŸ•™: šŸ”Ÿam to 6ļøāƒ£pm daily

WebsitešŸŒ: https://desarucoast.com/en/Pages/Play/Adventure-Waterpark

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

Ohh ya…From her šŸ‘©šŸ» recent visit, she has received some upcoming events by Desaru Coast šŸ¢šŸ–šŸ to celebrating the New Year 2019šŸŽ‰šŸŽŠ

What are you waiting forā“ā‰ļø

 

If you would like to plan a short vacation šŸŽ’šŸ’¼ to Desaru CoastšŸ¢šŸšŸ–, do exploring by downloading its app šŸ“² via šŸŒ https://desarucoast.com/MobileApp

You can check out for Desaru Coast šŸ¢šŸšŸ– destinationsšŸ“šŸ“,

  • Interactive map šŸ—ŗ with Point Of Interests šŸ“
  • A list & schedule šŸ“Œ of its latest events & shows
  • Ā Latest promotions available
  • The park opening hoursšŸ•™, schedule & information on rides, attractions, dining, entertainment etc.

WebsitešŸŒ: https://desarucoast.com/en

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

Also welcomeĀ šŸ¤—Ā to check out SiennyLovesDrawingĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»Ā ā€™s top contributorĀ šŸ‘†šŸ»Ā account viaĀ šŸŒhttps://www.tripadvisor.com.my/members/siennylovesdrawingĀ forĀ her recent reviews on the MalaysiaĀ šŸ‡²šŸ‡¾Ā ā€™s tourist attractions, food & accommodation stay yaĀ šŸ‘©šŸ»ā€šŸ’»šŸ“

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