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Awesome Boden Edu Farm Visit

Hi 👋🏻 …Hi 👋🏻 …In this blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing about her discovery of the 2⃣nd hidden gems 💎💎 of Negeri Sembilan 🇲🇟 from her recent FAM trip 🚌🚍 with @NSTGA 👫👫👬

Ohh…Where❓⁉

It’s named as Boden Edu Farm🌱🌿, a must visit farm🌱🌿 in a garden & an agro tourism destination 📍whenever you are travelling to Negeri Sembilan of Malaysia 🇲🇟

It’s a fully operational farm🌱🌿 & situated between 2⃣ townships of Batu Kikir & Bahau 🙂

What’s BoDen❓⁉

An acronym of “Boer” (a species of goat 🐐 , literary meaning farm 🌱🌿 in Dutch 🇳🇱 language) & “eden” means me in a local dialect of Negeri Sembilan 🇲🇟

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It means My Farm 🌱🌿 as she was told during the welcome speech 🗣👥👥👥 by the founders 💁🏜‍♂💁🏜‍♀(a married couple) with a desire to lead a new 🆕 life journey in agriculture 🌱🌿 after their career retirement 😀

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Why this farm creation❓⁉

The main aims to achieve are to have this farm 🌱🌿 as a place of enjoyment, engagement & enlightenment with its complete ecosystem developed to showcasing nature 💚 at work. Then, the takeaways of its farm 🌱🌿 visitors 👫👭👬 would be experiential & educational from their farm visit 🀗

💚~ Experience. Engage. Enlighten. Enjoy ~💚

During her recent trip, she was grouped in Team A with about 2⃣0⃣pax of her tourist guide friends 👫👬👭 for the farm 🌱🌿 visit

There are 5⃣ sheds to visit within this 💯-acre farm🌱🌿,

1⃣ The Goat 🐐🐐 & Sheep 🐏🐑 Shed 

The founders ~ Mr Zainal Abd Ghani 💁🏜‍♂& Mrs Fatimah Abdullah 💁🏜‍♀aims to have its farm 🌱🌿visitors 👬👫👭to observe & learn the goats🐐🐐’ behaviour while browsing cum sheeps 🐏🐑grazing

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Also provide the exclusive up 🆙 close opportunities to touch/ hold/ pat/ cuddle/ pamper/ feed 🍌the baby goats 🐐🐐/ sheeps 🐏🐑& adult goats🐐🐐/ sheeps🐏🐑

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Before stepped 👣 into the shed, she was advised to cleanse her shoes 👟👟 1⃣st at the shed entrance🚪by the farm officer👷🏟‍♂

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She was amazed 🀩 & respected 👍🏻 this great procedures to protect the clean & safe environment for its goats 🐐🐐/ sheeps 🐏🐑

If you’re lucky🍀, you will enjoying selfie 🀳 time with the goats 🐐🐐 / sheeps 🐏🐑

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Ohh…Hi 👋🏻 …You wanna have a selfie 🀳 with SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻❓⁉

Don’t be jealous ya 😝😜

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Yeah‌ Milk 🍌 feeding baby goat 🐐

2⃣ The Trigona Bee 🐝 Sanctuary & Honey 🍯 Tasting 😋

Wow‌ Once you stepped 👣 into this sanctuary, you will be surrounding by some free 🆓 flying stingless bees 🐝 🐝 to foraging for food & nectar 🌷🌹🌞🌺🌌🌻

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Definitely a haven for the pollinator ~ stingless bees 🐝 🐝 source the nectar from the variety of flowers & plant🌷🌹🌞🌺🌌🌻, to find materials to constructing & securing their bee 🐝 hives

Wow ‌😲 Exclusive chance to get personal & close contact with these tiny harmless gift 🎁 of nature💚🌳🌳 Need not ❌ worry ~ stingless ya 😆

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Yeah‌ She got a straw & with exclusive chance to taste the honey 🍯 directly from the bee 🐝 hives. So so yummy delicious 😋🀀

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4⃣ The Tea 🍃Garden & Tea 🍵 Tasting 😋

A relaxing garden walking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ & learning more about tea 🍃 plants

A plot to showcasing the different types of plants used to producing Boden’s herbal teas 🍃🍵 Really an enjoyable tea 🍵 tasting 😋 as each has its unique flavour & health properties 😄

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Unlike the so called “true tea” which are brewed from the tea leaves 🍃, the Boden herbal tea 🍵are made from the leaves🍃, fruits🍌 & flowers💐 from its farm 🌱🌿 cum garden 🀩

Hmm…Curious 🀔 about the types of tea 🍵 SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & friends 👫👭👬 have enjoyed & tasted 😋 during this tea 🍃 garden visiting❓⁉

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There are lemongrass, butterfly 🊋 pea, ginger, peppermint, Roselle, Mulberry 🍒 etc. 😋🀀

Personally, she loves ❀ the butterfly 🊋 tea 🍵 the most, not just because of its purple 💜 colour, but its taste too 😘

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Hmm…So sad 😞 that she forgot to get a packet 🛒🛍 of butterfly 🊋 tea 🍵 home 🏡 😭

4 The Potting Shed

Yeah‌ “Green 💚 Fingers” is a myth 🙃

As you all are aware, different plants 🌱🌿require a different admixture of the planting media, then the plants will glow & blossom, green 💚 fingers or not 😊

Some of the herbs planting 🌱🌿within the garden,

Ohh ya…She loves ❀ the interactive 🗣👥👀👥session at this plot where she got an enjoyable learning & hands on experience in planting 🌱🌿

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The steps ~ soil mixing, compost, plants & seedling, watering 💊💧, then harvest 🌱🌿

She has chosen for a misai kucing plant 🌱🌿 & took it home 🏡 after the session as her trip souvenir 🎁 for her papa 👎🏻

Her papa 👎🏻 loves 💚 gardening…Not SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ya 😆🀣

However, she definitely a nature 💚🌳🌳 lover

Wow‌😲 A video clip 📹🎥 captured by the farm officers 👷🏟‍♀👷🏟‍♂ during her visit

Wow ‌😲 She really loves ❀ her 1⃣st visit to this farm 🌱🌿 & you have to visit it ya 😃

Oppsss…Do remember that this farm 🌱🌿 is only open 🆗 for group tour 👫👭👬 during weekend via advanced booking 📞☎📱, no ❌ walk-in 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ya 😉

This farm 🌱🌿 is offering for special 🆒 events arrangement e.g. family day, company trip, team building, experiencing life on a farm🌱🌿, camping ⛺🏕, birthday 🎂🎉🎊🎈celebration etc.

The founders 💁🏜‍♂💁🏜‍♀ also welcome any visitors 👭👬👫 to rent the farm 🌱🌿 for a day, a week, or a longer term too ☺🀗

Posted by Boden Edu Farm on Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Address📍: Lot 167, Lorong BoDen, Off Lorong Menteri Besar, 72100 Kampong Serting Ilir, Jempol, Negeri Sembilan, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎📱: +603-8948 2171 / +6012-207 5773

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Boden-Edu-Farm-121737001191874/

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed her participation to this awesome FAM trip, she got to know Negeri Sembilan much in depth & discovered some hidden gems 💎💎

Wish she can participate again soon, then continue to share more of the less travelled places ya 🀗

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Kenaboi State Park of Negeri Sembilan

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was recently invited 📩💌 by @NSTGA & joined together the FAM trip to explore & discover Negeri Sembilan🇲🇟

Guess what❓⁉

This was her 1⃣st time travelling 🎒🕶🧢👟 with so so many tour guides 👫👭👬, nice meeting all & really appreciate the great friendships 🀝 gained from this trip 😃

Negeri Sembilan is not just with widely known Port Dickson beach 🏖🏝 , she has explored some hidden gems 💎💎 during her recent trip 😝😎

Ohh…Where & what❓⁉

1⃣ of the gems 💎💎 recently discovered by her is Kenaboi State Park (FKA Taman Alam Liar Negeri) 🏞🌳🌳

Wow‌ Awesome coincident‌😁

Guess what❓⁉

She has just read 👓 about it from The Sun Daily 🗞📰 in March & she has then visited it in April 😉

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/03/13/hidden-gem-jelebu

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This park 🏞 is located 📍in the Kenaboi Forest Reserve🌳🌳, Jelebu which constitutes Hill Dipterocarp Forest. It overlooks the rainforest 🌳🌳 landscape, adjoining the Titiwangsa mountain ⛰ range in Pahang at north, as well as the borders of states Pahang & Selangor 😊

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If you are 1⃣ of the many nature lovers 💚💚, you will enjoy your time to experience this unspoilt greenery 🏞🌳🌳 of Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan 🇲🇟

Your next holiday destination for sure‌😄

It’s with limited network reception📶, so you will enjoy a peaceful & private me time during your visit. A perfect place to hide from the constant hustle & bustle city 🌆🏙 lifestyle as well as without any phone calls 📞☎📱disturbance 😀

Ohh ya…So what’s the exciting bit of this place❓⁉

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She truly enjoyed the river 💊💧 trekking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂, tubing at Kenaboi river 💊💧, night 🌃🌌 jungle 🌳🌳 walk 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂& a camping 🏕🏕 overnight here

Hmm…How to access 📍to this state park 🏞❓⁉

This park 🏞 has began to be discovered in 1990 by 4×4 extreme sport activities through the Jemaloi Valley 🏞 of Negeri Sembilan 🇲🇟

True enough, she has transferred to ride on 4×4 after a coach 🚌 ride with her friends 👫👭👬 to get through the bumpy & potholes road 🛣& then arrived at the base camp site 🏕🏕

Dropped off luggages 🎒💌👜 at tent ⛺ & captured 📞 a group photo 1⃣st before the river 💊💧trekking 🚶🏻‍♂🚶🏻‍♀

Frankly, it’s quite a challenging 🙃 river 💊💧trekking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ i.e. hiking through the streams to reach to Jeram Berungut 🏞

It’s definitely worth your sweatsss 💊💊 as you will be amazed with breathtaking 🀩😍 views of the river 💊💧canyons as well as cool & crystal clear waters as the reward 😃

Since the river 💊💧trekking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂was started at late noon 🔅& due to unfavourable weather 🌊🌧, she has yet ❌ to reach & view the well known approximately 93m high Lata Kijang waterfall with all her friends👭👬👫 Nevermind, will keep this in her travel bucket list then 😆

After the river 💊💧trekking🚶🏻‍♂🚶🏻‍♀, she has continued with tubing at the Kenaboi river 💊💧

Just so so relaxing 😌 & not ❌ to be missed ya!! You will feel your mind, body & soul just flow naturally & freely down the river. Amazing!!

Ha…Ha…Her tubing journey was being captured 📞 by the officer of Forestry Department, Negeri Sembilan 😅😂🀣

It was really an awesome 😎👏🏻 day to get close with green 💚💚 nature‌😃 Do enjoy a video clip 📹🎥 captured by her for sharing here,

A cosy comfy night 🌃🌃 at camp ⛺🏕 stay, not to worry, there are proper shower 🚿 & washroom 🚜

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Hmm…The uniqueness of this park 🏞 includes its rich variety of floral 🌳🌲🌱🌿 cum plants e.g. orchids herbs, ferns, palm trees etc., the abundant waterfalls of the Kering River 💊💧 i.e. the tributary of the Kenaboi River 💊💧which often being associated with the local believed myth of the injured deer 🊌 falling into the waterfall. Yes ✅, hence the name of the waterfalls of Lata Kijang Waterfalls 😀

There are approximately 3⃣ indigenous people villages within this park & namely as Tohor Village, London Village & Nap Village. However, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has yet ❌ to visit to any of these villages during her recent short trip to this park 🏞

So, what are you waiting for❓⁉

Let’s plan for a green 💚💚 getaway with aims to destress 😌 with a great change of green 💚scenery & fresh air 🌬You will definitely recharged‌😃

Address📍: Pejabat Hutan Daerah, Negeri Sembilan Utara, 71600 Kuala Klawang, Jelebu, Negeri Sembilan, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎📱: +606-6136500 / +606-7659849

Website🌐: http://forestry.ns.gov.my/index.php/en/organization/tourism/state-wild-nature-park

FB: https://www.facebook.com/LamanRasmiJabatanPerhutananNegeriSembilan/  &  https://www.facebook.com/TamanNegeriKenaboi/

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Do stay tuned for her next blogging👩🏻‍💻📝 to sharing on the other gems of Negeri Sembilan ya 😄😆

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Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival ðŸ‡²ðŸ‡Ÿ

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

Where❓⁉

It’s at Terengganu state of Malaysia 🇲🇟 ~ Beautiful Terengganu ~ 😍🀩

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

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Hmm
What’s squid 🊑🊑 jigging 🎣❓⁉

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

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

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

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

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

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Guess what❓⁉

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

Curious 🀔 when to enjoy this squid jigging🎣🊑🊑❓⁉

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

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

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

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

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

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Yeah‌ Flag off 🇲🇟

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

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

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

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

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

~ Everything happens for a reason ~

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

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

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

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

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

Ohh ya
She 👩🏻 was told usually the dinner 🍎 🍜 will be prepared by the boat 🚀 owner 👚‍✈upon your boat 🚀 hire. The dinner menu 🍜 of course the fresh squid 🊑🊑 from the ocean 🌊 as main dish for the night 🌃🌌

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

Guess what❓⁉

Still got chance to enjoy the big squid 🊑🊑 No should say huge squid 🊑🊑 BBQ 🔥 feast as dinner 🍜🍎😋🀀

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

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

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

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

Will definitely be back for this squid 🊑🊑 jigging 🎣 again‌😃😎

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

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

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Colour’s of Negeri Sembilan ðŸ‡²ðŸ‡Ÿ

Yeah‌ As a self taught artist 👩🏻‍🎚 herself, she loves ❀ all kinds of art 🎚🖌 & cultures 💃🏻🎌 of her own home country ~ Malaysia 🇲🇟 , as well as from the world 🌍🗺 wide as she has exploring from her travelling 🎒🕶🧢👟trips 🛫

So, in this blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 she is gonna sharing to all cultural lovers ❀ ~ a fantastic cultural performance 💃🏻🎌 that she recently attended to its opening launch 🎉🎊

This cultural performance 💃🏻🎌 is named as the Colour’s of Negeri Sembilan & started since 21 Apr 2018 😃

As its name suggests, yes, it signifies the traditional cultures of 1⃣ of the states in Malaysia 🇲🇟 ~ Negeri Sembilan 🀗

This cultural performance 💃🏻🎌 aims to promote the Adat Perpatih (In Malaysia’s 🇲🇟 national language & refers to matrilineal 👞🏜customary law & cultures) as well as Satu 1⃣ Malaysia 🇲🇟 by including the Chinese 🙋🏻‍♀🙋🏻‍♂& Indian 🙋🏿‍♀🙋🏿‍♂cultures

Accordingly, then to attract more tourists 👫👭👬 either local Malaysians or foreigners to travel to Negeri Sembilan of Malaysia 🇲🇟 to learn more of its unique traditional cultures with its multi races community 😊

Ohh…SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed this opening dance 💃🏻 performed 👍🏻👏🏻🙌🏻

 

Guess what❓⁉

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves ❀ the idea of having interactive 🗣👥👀 session with the guests 👭👬👫 during the cultural performance 💃🏻🎌

Yes, she 👩🏻 was 1⃣ of the guests 👭👫👬 that joined in to play the traditional music instrument 🎌🎵🎶 named Talempong in Malaysia’s 🇲🇟 national language (also known as Caklempong) at the stage ☺

What & why so impressive 🀩 to her❓⁉

Because she 👩🏻 really enjoyed 😃 it‌ This interactive 🗣👥👀 session definitely will instill its guests 👬👭👫 either the local Malaysians or foreign guests to gain a better understanding of the Negeri Sembilan’s art 🎚🖌 & cultures 💃🏻🎌 by experiencing his or her own hands on experiences during the performance 👍🏻✌🏻😁

Brilliant idea 💡 definitely‌✌🏻

Many dances 💃🏻💃🏻 performed & she enjoyed the traditional Minangkabau Plate Dance (aka Tarian Piring in Malaysia’s 🇲🇟 national language) the most

Yup‌ Yup‌ Both female & male dancers 🕺🏜💃🏟are holding plates 🍜 on both hands 🀲🏻 for this traditional Minangkabau dance 💃🏟🕺🏜

Hmm…She learnt from the dancers🕺🏜💃🏟at the end of the opening launch 🎉🎊 that there is a trick of wearing a ring 💍 on the finger on both hands 🀲🏻 of the dancers 🕺🏜💃🏟 to create the rhythm 🎌🎵🎶 during this plate dance💃🏟🕺🏜…Just so interesting‌😜

Wow‌ 1⃣ of the Chinese dances being performed ~ Lantern🏮dance💃🏻 花燈舞 which was popular in the Qing dynasty 枅朝 It signifies the Chinese 🙋🏻‍♀🙋🏻‍♂community in Malaysia 🇲🇟 Yeah‌ Lanterns 🏮🏮are used by both male & female dancers 💃🏟🕺🏜 in their hands 🀲🏻 for this dance 👍🏻

Ha…Ha…This was appeared quite a Chinese New Year festive ㊗🈵 feeling to SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 during the live performance 💃🏻🕺🏜though 😉

Bravo‌ The excellent 👏🏻👍🏻 Kolattam dance which signifies the Indian 💃🏿🕺🏿community in Malaysia 🇲🇟

Very nicely 😍🀩 performed by the Malay dancers 💃🏟🕺🏜, well done 👏🏻👏🏻 to all the dancers‌👍🏻

Ohh ya…She 👩🏻 was with exclusive privilege to listen 👂🏻 to the new 🆕 Negeri Sembilan song at this cultural performance’s 💃🏻🎌 opening launch 🎉🎊

This song 🎌🎵🎶 has really attracted 😍🀩 her from the performance 💃🏟🕺🏜

She has personally spoke 🗣👀 to the authorised officer 👩🏟‍💌 & received approval 🆗 with proper procedure which observed ✅ in order to share this yet to officially launched song 🎌🎵🎶 via her social postings 🌐☺

Definitely a great 👍🏻 performance 💃🏻🎌 not to be missed by the passionate musicians & dancers. Bravo to all theperformers of this cultural performance 💃🏻🎌‌🀩😍

A short clip 📹🎥 captured from her attendance to this cultural performance 💃🏻🎌for sharing here

Highly recommended 👆🏻by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & must arrange your time ⌚to attend this great performance named Colour’s of Negeri Sembilan whenever you are travelling 🛫🚗🚕🚌🚐 to Negeri Sembilan of Malaysia 🇲🇟

It’s available every Tue & Sat 11am to 12pm with free admission 🎟🆓 until 30 June 2018, so not to be missed ya 😃

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Address📍: Auditorium Raja Melewar, Kompleks Jabatan Kebudayaan Kesenian Negara (JKKN), Negeri Sembilan, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎📱: Mr Saiful +6019-7552424 & Ms Farah +6012-9245979

FB: https://www.facebook.com/JKKN-Negeri-Sembilan-114549831910802/

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Hmm…Do stay tuned ☺ for her next blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 about the hidden gems 🏞🌄🐑🐐🌿🌱🍃being explored & discovered during her recent trip 🚌🎒🕶🧢👟to Negeri Sembilan of Malaysia 🇲🇟

Updated 7 Sept 2018

2⃣ nd visit & still love ❀💗 this impressive show‌ Bravo 👏🏻🙌🏻👍🏻

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

Updated 4 May 2019

3⃣ rd time & SiennyLovesDrawing  👩🏻 has realised it’s now being rebranded as “Colours Of Malaysia” 🇲🇟

After communicated 🗣👥 with the officers in charge at JKKN Negeri Sembilan, it was since early 2019 with aims of sharing the heritage, art & culture of the whole Malaysia 🇲🇟 

The propotion of performances with 70% from Negeri Sembilan & remaining 30% of other states in Malaysia 🇲🇟 Great 👍🏻 idea💡‌

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Updated @ 10.5.2018 9am

So many matters happened since 6⃣ May when SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has rushed back from her working tripsss to attend 2⃣ friends’ wedding 👰🏻👰🏻 ceremonies supposedly (meant to be a surprise to both of her friends 👫👭👬). However, early morning 🔅🔆 of 6⃣ May, received a phone call📱that her big uncle 👚🏻(mama👵🏻’s family) has passed away 😢😭

Sigh…Whole family members 👫👭👬 then rushed to Pahang to be with the big uncle👚🏻’s family, helped for the wake preparation & attendance till 8⃣ May. She 👩🏻 really missed this big uncle 👚🏻 so much as since young, he 👚🏻 always bought him books 📚 & stationeries ✏📝🖍🖌🎚 whenever he 👚🏻 came to KL to visiting her family back then 😌

May you rest in peace, “dua gu” (big uncle 👚🏻 in Hokkien dialect)

Then, rushed back to KL as whole family went for #GE14 #509 as a responsible Malaysians 🇲🇟

~ Everything happens for a reason ~

A better Malaysia 🇲🇟

Life is short‌ Seizing moment ya ☺✌🏻

The 8 Wonders of Johor!

Still remember 💭 Johor state, Malaysia 🇲🇟 is the 1⃣st state that SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 received an exclusive 1st media invitation from Tourism Johor in the beginning of her lifestyle blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝journey, then subsequently a few more. A special thank you 🙏🏻& great appreciation for the trust🀝

Hmm…Where are the 8⃣ wonders recently visited by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 at Johor ~ the Southern gateway into Malaysia 🇲🇟 ❓⁉

(i) Zeromile aka Kilometre Zero0⃣

What’s it meant for❓⁉

It’s also written as KM0⃣ i.e. a particular location📍usually a country’s capital city 🌆🏙 from which the distances are traditionally measured🔢 Historically, they were markers📍where drivers 🚗🚕🚙🚌🚚🚐 could set their odometers to follow the directions in the early days😄

For West Malaysia 🇲🇟, this monument 0⃣ is located right in front of the Johor Bahru General Post Office 📮 at Jalan Ibrahim Sultan. It’s 1⃣ of the rare cases where the zeromile 0⃣ is not located at the country’s capital city🀗

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It has been designated as the JB city’s starting point 0⃣ since 1974

Address📍: Right in front of the Johor Bahru General Post Office📮, Jalan Ibrahim Sultan, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

(ii) Sultan Ismail Building 🏢

This is Malaysia 🇲🇟’s 1⃣st experiential Parliament 🏢 & open to the public 😄

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is really impressed 😍🀩 & truly appreciate the different architectural designs of this building 🏢 from her recent 1⃣st visit. The architecture of this building is uniquely Johor-Malay & yet infused with a strong Moorish-Andalusian elements to create a unique style 👍🏻👏🏻 This symbolises the balance of authority & a family friendly at Johor state of Malaysia 🇲🇟

  • The jewel / diamond 💎 (Jauhar in Arabic) ~ where name of Johor has derived
  • The pineapple 🍍 & black pepper ~ Johor’s economic prosperity
  • The pineapple 🍍 skylight ~ openness & transparency
  • Newell knobs with stylised black pepper vines ~ Johor’s past economic prosperity
  • Traditional Malay carving & abstract designs

Yeah‌ Let’s enjoy a black ◌& white ◻ photo album 📞 captured by her ya😍

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Appropriate dress code 👔🧥 is required for entrance🎟, strictly no ❌ shorts & slippers allowed

Address📍: Persiaran Dato’ Menteri, Kota Iskandar, 79000 Nusajaya, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕙: Free admission🎟🆓, 10am to 12pm & 2pm to 4pm, 🛑⛔ closed Mondays & Public Holidays

Website🌐: http://www.kotaiskandar.com/attractions/bangunan-sultan-ismail/

(iii) Johor Craft Complex 🏀 (Kompleks Kraf Johor)

This is Johor’s 1⃣st interactive & experiential craft complex 🏀, 1⃣ of the tourist attraction as well as an educational art centre for the nation’s craft industry🀩🎚🖌

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has completed a whole batik frame from the base drawing ✍ with wax till colouring 🎚🖌& finishing it 😃😁

Do check out her photo album 📞 posted in her IG @siennylovesdrawing, don’t you think it’ beautiful❓⁉😍🀩

Hey‌ Not shy ☺ shy ☺ 🀣😆

It was her 1⃣st time to do the batik base drawing 🖊 with wax

Guess what❓⁉

It wasn’t as difficult 👍🏻✌🏻 as she thought 💭

Special thanks 🙏🏻 to her media members 👫👭👬 who gave lots of encouragements & compliments 👍🏻🙌🏻 during her batik art 🎚🖌 process & preparation 😃😁 All meant a lot to her ☺😊

Fee 🎟 is only applicable for the interactive craft activities here

Ohh ya…Don’t miss to visit the traditional Johor musical 🎌🎶🎵 instruments collection in this complex 🏀, you are allow to touch & play with all the instruments 🎶🎵🎌 displayed with care ya

Address📍: Kompleks Kraf Johor, Jalan Cenderasari, 80350 Larkin, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕘: Free 🎟🆓 admission, 9⃣am to 6⃣pm daily

Website🌐: http://www.kraftangan.gov.my/kompleks-kraf/kompleks-kraf-johor

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

(iv) Johor Heritage Foundation 🏛 (Yayasan Warisan Johor)

Highly recommended 👍🏻 as you will have a better understanding of the Johor’s art & cultures by visiting its art & weaving gallery😀

Do check out her photo album 📞 of this foundation 🏛 as posted in her IG ya😉

She has learnt & enjoyed the tie & dye art 🎚🖌 with her media friends👬👭👫

 

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has captured a video clip 📹🎥 for sharing here, including the progress of tie & dye art🎚🖌

Address📍: Kompleks Warisan Sultan Abu Bakar, Lot 888, Jalan Sungai Chat, 80100 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕗: Free 🎟🆓 admission 8⃣am to 5⃣pm daily

Website🌐: http://www.ywj.gov.my/

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

(v) Teluk Sendat Crocodile 🐊 Farm

Definitely worth a visit to this crocodile 🐊 farm with more than a thousand crocodilesss for an up close crocodiles 🐊🐊 viewing 👀 ~ babies 🐊🐊, young 🐊🐊, old 🐊🐊 etc.

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her media friends 👫👭👬 has met the friendly & passionate founder, Ms Cecelia 🙋🏻‍♀ who inherited this whole crocodiles 🐊🐊 farm from her papa 👎🏻 👍🏻👏🏻🙌🏻 Her explanation 🗣👥👥👀 really superb interesting👍🏻🀩, especially the crocodile 🐊 egg 🥚 & sleeping 💀 the baby crocodile 🐊 session

Fact learnt ~ Crocodile 🐊 egg 🥚 with low ⬇ cholesterol even though 80% of it is egg yolk‌😲

You will definitely enjoying this video clip 📹🎥 captured ya

However, she dares not hold 🀗 the crocodile 🐊🐊(even baby crocodile 🐊) up close 😬🙄 for a photo 📞 like what most of her media friends 👬👭👫 did. Don’t ask why ya❓⁉

After your farm visit, do dine at the Sengat Seafood Restaurant 🍜 It owns also by Ms Cecilia 🙋🏻‍♀ & located very near to the farm i.e. 📍 No. 58, Jalan Belanak in Teluk Sengat. Operating hours 🕊 from 11.30am to 10pm daily. Personally, she has yet to dine ❌🍜 there ya…Perhaps her next visit then☺

Farm address📍: Lot 1289 & 1290, Jalan Sembilan, Kampung Belading, Teluk Sengat, 81940 Kota Tinggi, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕘: 9am to 6.30pm daily

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Teluk-Sengat-Crocodile-World-1706829532958611/

(vi) Teratak RBI (Rasman Bin Ithnain)

A new 🆕 homestay for you to enjoy some village activities e.g. cycling 🚎🏻‍♀🚎‍♂ , ATV 🚜 ride to beachside 🏖🏝 etc., traditional Johor malay style dishes, fresh durian feast (seasonal) etc.😋🀀

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has visited it for a traditional Johor malay style lunch 🍜 & enjoyed kampung durian here😋🀀

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Address📍: Jalan Pasir Berdengung, Kampung Tualang 3, Jalan Sedili Kechil, 81910 Kota Tinggi, Johor, West Malaysia

Contact no.📞☎📱/ Email📩📧: +6019-7171807 Mr. Mohd Faizam / mmohdfaizam@yahoo.com

(vii) Floating Chalet Selat Mendana 

It’s a new 🆕 chalet & offering accommodation 🛌🛋🚿with children 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻 swimming 🏊🏻‍♀ 🏊🏻‍♂ pool, island 🏖🏝🛥 cruise, jetski, fishing 🎣 , karaoke 🎀 🎵🎶, seafood 🊑🐟🊀 dining, BBQ, steamboat 🍲🥘, Korean 🇰🇷 sizzling etc.

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 only enjoyed her seafood 🐟🊑🊀 dining 🍜 after a short boat 🚀 ride to reach this chalet 🌃🌌 Then, visited some of its accommodation 🛌🛋🚿available during her recent visit. Hence, unable to share much from her experience☺

Do enjoy a video clip 📹🎥 captured from her recent visit here ya

Addres📍: PTD 4872, Jalan Utama, Kong Kong, 81750 Masai, Johor, West Malaysia

Contact no. 📞☎📱: +6012-7065615 Madam Latifah & +6013-4806300 Mr Harry

FB: https://www.facebook.com/chaletterapung.selatmendana

(viii) Old Johor Fort Museum 🏛 (Muzium Kota Johor Lama)

Let’s learn 📖 a bit about the history of the old Johor❓

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This museum 🏛 is where the fort of Old Johor was located & was 1⃣ of the bases for the Sultanate of Old Johor 😊

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Guess what❓⁉

This museum 🏛 is in a wooden traditional Malay vernacular house with the mortise & tenon joint i.e. without any nail🔚🔩‌Wow‌😲

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A short walking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ of approximately 150m is required to reach this museum 🏛 as the coach 🚌 is unable to reach it via the narrow village roads

You may be hot 🌞 & sweaty 💊💧, so pay & taste an ice cream 🍊at the museum 🏛 entrance ya 😋🀀

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Address📍: Muzium Kota Johor Lama, Jabatan Muzium Malaysia (Wilayah Selatan), Lot 1468, Kampung Johor Lama, 81940 Kota Tinggi, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕘: Free 🎟🆓 admission 9⃣am to 5⃣pm daily

Website🌐: http://www.jmm.gov.my/en/museum/kota-johor-lama-museum

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Short Visit to Padang Rengas & Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was recently having a short 3⃣D2⃣N trip 🚐🎒🕶👟to Padang Rengas & Kuala Kangsar, Perak with the media members 👫👭👬 of @GayaTravel 📚

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Hmm…Curious 🀔 about what & where she has explored🚐🚶🏻‍♀, visited 🕶👟 & dined in🍜😋❓⁉

Enjoy reading 📖 ya 😊

It was an exciting 😃😁 day visit to Fiesta Perpaduan And Kebudayaan (For Unity & Culture)🎉🎊

She 👩🏻 enjoyed the learning of how to wear a batik sarong a traditional way, special thanks 🙏🏻 to Jabatan Muzium Negara for the clear guidance 👍🏻🗣👀

Hmm…Why not a batik sarong as souvenir 💝 she asked after the session❓😝

She 👩🏻 is gonna shopping 🛒🛍 for a batik sarong, so that she can wear it then😍

There were lots of interesting activities (e.g. Ceramic handmade 🀲🏻 demonstration, Congkak traditional game as well as lots of competitions ~ kids 👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻 colouring🎚🖌, adults cooking👩🏻‍🍳👚🏻‍🍳, make up 👁💄💋👄etc.) held with various of booths set up‌😄

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was impressed 🀩 with the Perak Man 💀 exhibition especially, you will note a replica Perak Man (Lenggong Valley Archaeological Gallery, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muzium-Arkeologi-Lenggong/195751747129538) from the video clip 📹🎥 captured by her (YouTube link refers)

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Sharing is caring, so she has captured a vblog / video clip 🎥📹 from her recent visit on the 14 Apr to this 3⃣-day fiesta 🎉🎊 held

Lots of booths to enjoy & quite crowded 👫👭👬with high ⬆📈 participative rate throughout the day as observed 🀗

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A short visit to the award 🏆🎖winning homestay 🏡🏘 ~ Homestay Labu Kubong💚

Not to be missed whenever you are at Perak‌👍🏻😍

It was a hot sunny 🌞☀ afternoon, still she really enjoying 😎 the beautiful green 💚 scenery surrounding, will be back for a stay definitely ya

Definitely a mind blowing moment 😌 when you are there to viewing 👀 the wide green 💚 paddy field scenery, superb relaxing‌😉

Let’s enjoy 👀 video clip 🎥📹 captured from her recent visit to this green 💚 scenery 😍

 

Let’s sharing some nice dining 🍜 places that she has enjoyed from this short trip ya 😋🀀

Hmm…Some of her media friends 👬👭👫 told her that the breakfast 🍳 ☕portion served is small & choices are too healthy😀

However, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 really enjoyed 😋 her breakfast ~ Egg Benedict 🍳🥚 served at The Morning After in M Roof Hotel 🏢

Have you tasted a cooking dishes with durian❓⁉

She has tasted the famous 👆🏻dish ~ Gulai Tempoyak Ikan Patin 🐟 (with durian as 1⃣ of the cooking ingredients) @ Restoran Tasik Raban 🍜🏡 @ Lenggong, Perak. This fish 🐟 dish is a signature 👆🏻dish served here which cooked with durian (the King of fruit in Malaysia 🇲🇟 & with a strong fruit smell 👃that some people may not able to accept it)

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Restoran-Tasik-Raban-Lenggong/148500729166424

Guess what❓⁉

Initially she was a bit sceptical 🀚 to try it, however after tasted 😋 it, she loves & enjoys it 😜

Don’t get her wrong, she is a big fan 😃 for durian if you read 📖 her earlier blogging 👩🏻‍💻📝 here ya

The grilled fish 🐟 aka ikan 🐟 bakar in Malaysia’s language served here is fresh & tasty too 😋

‪Her favourite ❀ dining place from this trip‌ It’s a traditional Malay dining at Teratak Warisan Kampung (https://www.facebook.com/twk19/)🍜👍🏻😋

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  • Signature Lemuni 🌿 rice 🍚 (cooked with Lemuni leaves 🌿😋👍🏻)
  • Lobsters 🊐 rendang 🌶
  • Fried chicken 🍗🐓 with herbs 🌿
  • Gulai tempoyak (with durian) Patin Fish 🐟
  • Gulai Lemak Pindang Loma Fish 🐟 (Perak river 💊💧only), a must try from here, it cooked with special detailed method so that you can eat the whole fish (yes, including the fish 🐟 bones) including the wrapped leaves 🌿😋 SiennyLovesDrawing is highly recommended for this dish 👍🏻

Many more dishes 🍜 & details, do check out her vblog / video clip 📹🎥 ya

Had a short chat 🗣👀👥 with the founders ~ Mr Saidi 💁🏜‍♂& Mrs Zaliah💁🏜‍♀, they have started this restaurant 🍜🏡 with intention to maintain the heritage dishes 🍜 of Perak state. The 💯 % chef 👩🏻‍🍳 of this restaurant 🍜🏡 ~ Mrs Zaliah 💁🏜‍♀ shared that she loves ❀ to cook 👩🏻‍🍳 since young 👧🏻 & have been learning most of the Perak heritage dishes from her mum 🙋🏻‍♀ & grandparents 👵🏻👎🏻

 

Tea ☕ time❓⁉

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If you love Milo/ chocolate 🍫 ‌ You may wish to enjoy queueing long at Milo Kepal Tok Abah 🍫 for the famous 👆🏻thick Milo round ice 🍚 at Kuala Kangsar (supposed to be ~ however this stall didn’t make it as round ice 🍚 though)

Address📍: Jalan Kangsar (In front of Epal Jaya Pharmacy of Bangunan MARA), Kuala Kangsar, Perak

Then, western dinner at Koppeme Cafe 🍜🏢 or you may just enjoy a friends 👫👭👬 catch up here🗣👥👥👥

She loves ❀ the matcha latte 🍵 served here

Ohh…Passion fruit ice cream 🍊‌ She crazily missed it 😘😋🀀

Superb addictive 🀀 sour delicious to enjoy

No wonder so delicious tasty 😋 , it’s with 💯 % fresh fruits 🍋🍇🍓🍍

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 highly recommended to stop by Tapah R&R station 🏍🚗🚌🚚 on your way back to KL for a meal 🍜

Guess what❓⁉

This is the 1⃣st dining 🍜 place in R&R 🏍🚗🚌🚚 that she enjoys 😋👍🏻 the most so far‌ Must try it ya 👍🏻👆🏻

Where❓⁉

It was Tuuu Dia Pak Tam Cafe 🍜 at South Tapah R&R 🏍🚗🚌🚚, North-South Express Highway, 35000 Tapah, Perak, West Malaysia 🇲🇟

She 👩🏻 has opted for Bukhara rice set 🍛 with mutton 🐐 curry served & she truly enjoyed it😋🀀‌

Hmm…That’s why no photo 📞 of her full rice plate 🍛 (just an empty plate) for sharing here…

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Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh 😂🀣 at her, she was hungry 😋 & the plate was really tasty delicious 🀀 to enjoy it ya 😆😉

Hmm…When was your last trip to Perak, Malaysia 🇲🇟 ❓⁉When next❓⁉

Let’s Wow Perak ya 😃😁

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Let’s enthralling Theme Parks @ Johor

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 was being selected ✅ by the Tourism Johor to participate the recent 4⃣D3⃣N Jom Johor trip 🎒🕶🧢👟with Gaya Travel Magazine media 📝👩🏻‍💻team 👫👭👬

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This time SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is gonna sharing about her short visitsss to 3⃣ theme parks 🎡🎢🎠 which located in the Johor state of Malaysia 🇲🇟 She feels proud 😃👍🏻👆🏻👏🏻 that Malaysia 🇲🇟 was selected ✅ as the designated location among the Asia countries 🗺 🌎

Hmm…Don’t have a wrong impression that theme parks 🎡🎢🎠 just meant for kids👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻, actually for adults 🙋🏻‍♂🙋🏻‍♀also at times ☺😊

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What❓⁉

So that adults 🙋🏻‍♀🙋🏻‍♂can experience a memory lane of their childhood 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻 days from theme park 🎡🎢🎠 visitsss. Not just that because SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is a big kid herself 😝😜 Ha…Ha…😂🀣

Of course definitely theme parks 🎡🎢🎠 suitable for a whole family 👪👚‍👩‍👧👚‍👩‍👧‍👊👚‍👩‍👊‍👊👚‍👩‍👧‍👧 holiday vacations 👌🏻✌🏻

Wow‌ Which theme parks 🎡🎢🎠❓⁉

(i) Legoland Malaysia 🇲🇟 

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It’s 1⃣st officially opened its door 🚪 in Sept 2012 with its approximately 9⃣ themed area of attractions in its 7⃣0⃣ acres with both outdoor & indoor spaces that provides both the entertainment & educational for the young & adults alike👶🏻🧒🏻👧🏻👊🏻🙋🏻‍♂🙋🏻‍♀

Some of the attractions 🀩🀩 within,

  1. The Beginning ~ South East Asia 🌎 ‘s largest Lego shop 🛒🛍🎁
  2. Lego Technic ~ With the world 🗺 🌍 ‘s 1⃣st Lego Virtual Reality (VR) Roller Coaster🎢
  3. Lego Kingdom 🏰👑 ~ Where legends come to life
  4. Lego Ninjago World 🌍 ~ With the 4⃣D indoor ride inspired by the popular Lego Ninjago
  5. Miniland ~ Asia 🌎 in Lego bricks & the favourite ❀ area of SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻
  6. Imagination 💭 ~ Where Lego knows no limits
  7. Land of Adventure ~ A daring journey into ancient Lego worlds
  8. Lego City ~ A Lego world 🗺🌍 where children 👶🏻🧒🏻👧🏻👊🏻 really take control
  9. Water 💊💧Park ~ The largest & with 2⃣0⃣ unique water 💊💧based rides
  10. NEW 🆕 & coming soon 🆙 in Q4⃣ of 2018: Sea 🌊 Life Malaysia 🇲🇟 ~ The world 🗺🌍 biggest aquarium (2⃣-storey)

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She highly recommended 👆🏻& must visit to the Miniland which built on a scale of 1:20. There are some Asian 🌎 famous landmarks from 1⃣7⃣ countries. Do check out her IG posting below for her favourite ❀ iconic Lego landmarks 😍🀩

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@siennylovesdrawing is a @lego fan since young 👶🏻🧒🏻👧🏻👩🏻 till now 😍🀩 So happy that she has now visited @legolandmalaysia , the 1⃣st #Lego #themedpark in Asia 🌎, am so proud of it 👍🏻✌🏻👏🏻🙌🏻 . She loves her impressive 🀩 visit the most at the #miniland ~ Asia 🗺🌎’s in #LegoBricks , from her favourite landmarks in Malaysia 🇲🇟 (of course a section about #Johor @explorejohortourism which covers #IstanaBukitSerene , #StadiumJohor etc.) & also some famous landmarks in the Asia 🗺🌍 Wow‌😲 . . Guess what❓⁉ All are recreated on a scale of 1:20 & using more than 30millions Lego bricks 👏🏻👍🏻😲 It’s currently the largest & with 20 highly-detailed clusters pay tribute in Lego to 17 different cities & countries across Asia 🗺🌎 It was designed & built by a team of more than 100 people from around the world 🌍 Bravo‌👏🏻🙌🏻 . . @gayatravel @gayaxevents @mymotac @tourism.johor @maticmy @tourismmalaysiajohor #JomJohor #TourismJohor #MuafakatJohor #VM2020 #MyDestination #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #MyNBOS

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Guess what❓⁉

She loves 💗 1⃣ of the many Lego models displayed i.e. Bukit Serene royal 👑 palace & official residence of Sultan Johor 🀎🏻which took 2.3K man hours & with a total of approximately 278K Lego bricks for its completion 😲😃👍🏻

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It was her 1⃣st visit & most of her media friends 👫👭👬 has opted for the VR roller coaster🎢ride, however she was not regret & satisfied happy 😃 with her choice of Miniland during this short visit 👍🏻👆🏻

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A short clip 📹🎥 captured by her for sharing from her amazing satisfied Miniland visit ✌🏻😁

If you need a stay vacation🛌🛀🏻🚿, do explore for its Legoland Malaysia 🇲🇟 Resort 🏢 with its Lego themed hotel bedrooms 🛌🛋 which just within a short walking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂distance

Address📍: 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕙: 10am to 6pm daily

Website🌐: https://www.legoland.com.my/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/LEGOLAND.my/

(2) Angry 😡 Bird 🐊 Activity Park

It’s more to an indoor 26K sqf playground for children 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻 which opened its door 🚪 as the 1⃣st in Asia 🌎 since Oct 2014 with a flurry of interesting games cum activities to entertain the curiosity 🀔 younger minds e.g. toddlers👶🏻, kids👧🏻👊🏻, youth 🧒🏻& parents alike🙋🏻‍♂🙋🏻‍♀

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  • Anti-gravity Trampolines ~ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 just loving 💗 this & really a satisfied sweat 💊💧from the jumps
  • A Classic Tower🗌Play ~ 6⃣m tall tower 🗌structure which housing a maze, slide, cell climbing 🧗‍♀🧗‍♂ & a foam pit

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  • Mini go kart 🏎 track ~ Great‌ It enhances the children🧒🏻👊🏻👧🏻’s motor skills

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  • Shooting 🔫 game & etc. ~ It improves the accuracy & develops coordination

This park is inspired from 1⃣ of the most downloaded games (What❓It garnered 2.5billion globally🌍) named Angry 😡 Bird 🐊 game which was created by Rovio Entertainment Ltd in 2009

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No shoes 👞👟👠 allowed in this park, however a new 🆕 pair of Angry 😡 Bird 🐊 red ❀ socks 🧊 (It’s yours after all) will be given upon your paid entry 🎟 to this park. Free 🆓 shoe cabinet is provided

There are education fun packages available which are suitable especially for schools/ education centers 🏫 to plan for a school holidays learning visits👍🏻

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Ohh ya…Is your kids👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻’ BIRD DAY (Birthday🎂🎉🎊) is upcoming❓⁉ If yes✅, perhaps a surprise celebration 🎉🎊🎈with Angry 😡Bird 🐊 mascot here ya❓😉

Again, it was her short visit due to tightness of the travelling schedule of this media trip. Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured by her for sharing here ya

You can opt for a stay vacation 🛌🛀🏻🚿 at Amari Johor Bahru Hotel 🧡🏢, which just 3⃣mins drive 🚗🚘🚕🚖 away or 7⃣mins walking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ to reach this theme park, read 📖 more via

https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/2018/02/27/traveloguemalaysia-a-stay-vacation-at-amari-hotel-johor-bahru-jb/

Address📍: Level 3, KOMTAR JBCC, Johor Bahru City Centre, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕙: 10am to 10pm daily

Website🌐: http://angrybirdsactivitypark.my/

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

(iii) Sanrio 💗 Hello Kitty 🐱Town

How many of you are Hello Kitty 🐱 fansss 👫👭👬here❓⁉

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Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh 😅😂🀣 at SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 as she is 1⃣ of the many big fansss 👫👭👬 😆😊

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So, a short clip 📹🎥 captured specially just for all of you ~ Hello Kitty 🐱 fansss 👬👭👫

It was her 1⃣st visit to this Japanese 🇯🇵 themed park which opened its door 🚪 since 2012. Although it was a short one & she really amazed with her favourite pink 💗 decorations Hello Kitty 🐱 themed town 😍

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Guess what❓⁉

It’s the 1⃣st Sanrio Hello Kitty 🐱 theme park outside Japan 🇯🇵 Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 is so proud 😃👍🏻 of being a Malaysian 🇲🇟 Ha…Ha…Just because of Hello Kitty 🐱❓Of course not 😝😜

She got herself a new 🆕 hat 🎩 as souvenir 💝 🎁 from it

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Although it was her short visit, however she managed to view 👀 the exciting live candy 🍭 🍬 dance 💃🏻 performance by the Hello Kitty 🐱& dancers 💃🏻 🕺👯‍♀👯‍♂🕎🏻at the Purrfect stage. Do enjoy a short clip 📹🎥 captured by her for sharing with all of you here ya 🀗

If you need a stay vacation🛌🛀🏻🚿, do explore for the Jen Hotel Puteri Harbour 🏢⚓⛎🛥 with its limited Hello Kitty 🐱 themed hotel bedrooms🛌

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Jen Hotel 🏢 is just within a short walking 🚶🏻‍♀ 🚶🏻‍♂ distance from it & you will love ❀ the beautiful 😍 Puteri Harbour ⚓ view 👀 from its rooftop sky bar 👍🏻

There is a Red ❀ Bow 🎀 Cafe 🍜🍎which you can enjoy some delectable Hello Kitty 🐱 treats 🍰🍩🍚☕ which prepared fresh daily after your visit😋 (SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻has yet-to ❌🍜dine, so unable to share much ya☺)

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Address📍: Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, 79000 Iskandar Puteri, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕙: Wed to Sun, 10am to 6pm. Closed 🛑⛔ every Tue (except Malaysia school holidays, national & Johor public & replacement holidays)

Website🌐: http://www.puteriharbour.com/play/sanrio-hello-kitty/

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

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Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 2)

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

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

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

So,  what’s their musics 🎌🎵🎶 & dances 💃🏻🕎🏻❓⁉

Mayin Jo-oh Music & Dance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spirit Wood Carving

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

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

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

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

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

Palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿 weaving/ origami

Guess what❓⁉

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

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

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

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

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

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Ari Muyang

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

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

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

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

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

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

Website: http://mmcv.org.my/

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

Ohh ya…Let’s enjoy her vblog & short clip 📹🎥 captured about an awesome 😎👏🏻 day visit to Homestay Sg Haji Dorani 🏘🏘

She has enjoyed a great experience by meeting the local people 👬👭👫 as well as learning better about the traditional music 🎶🎵 instruments & enjoyed the awesome performance by Kompang Anak Selangor aka KOMPAS

Guess what❓⁉

She has learnt much more about kuda kepang 🐎🐎 (kuda lumping for Indonesia 🇮🇩 ) , Barongan, Gamelan, Shadow Play aka Wayang Kulit as well as enjoyed the hands on (including young kids 👶🏻👊🏻) music instruments with the guidance from the friendly musicians 😃😁

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

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Do invite 📩📧💌 SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 again, just can’t wait to be in for Rentak Selangor 2019 ya

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#TravelogueMalaysia: Exciting Places @ Kedah

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

Where❓⁉

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

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

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

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

Tanjung Chali Square 

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 loves ❀ the scenic 😍 Kedah river 💊 💧here

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

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

Batam Ubi Deer 🊌 Farm

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kampung Raga 

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

Guess what❓⁉

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

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

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Yeah‌ Not to be missed‌ She loves 💗 her 1⃣st experience 😃😁 of feeding the baby deers 🊌 with milk 🍌 

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

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

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

Great thanks again to @Zharif93 🙋🏟‍♂ for this short live clip 🎥📹 captured 📞

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

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

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

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

Paragliding Jerai

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Regency Jerai Hill Resort 

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

She loves ❀ the morning 🔆🔅breakfast ☕🍜 & steamboat 🥘🍲 meal served here at the Puncak Kedah Restaurant😋🀀

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Beautiful 😍 sunset 🌅 observed during her recent comfy stay here

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

 

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

FB: https://www.facebook.com/The-Jerai-Hill-Resort-Gunung-Jerai-540677786435488/

Ohh yeah‌ Don’t miss some nice 🀩 wall murals 🎚🖌 done with the Malaysia 🇲🇟 ‘s past prime ministers around Alor Setar ya😊

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Great thanks 🙏🏻 to her writer gang, @dboy_studio 🙋🏟‍♂for the photos 📞 captured

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

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Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 1)

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

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

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Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 has learnt & discovered so much during this 5⃣D4⃣N trip 🚌 about the diverse co-existence of cultural traditions & ecosystems in Selangor state of Malaysia 🇲🇟

Hmm…Why Selangor❓⁉

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

What’s the objectives❓⁉

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

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

Cempuling ~ Selangor Javaneses’ Joy

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

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

 

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

Hmm…Modern Cempuling❓⁉

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

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

Guess what❓⁉

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tanjung Flowers 💐 Dance ~ Selangor Royalties 👑 dance 💃🏻

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

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

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

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

 

Batara Dance

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

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

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Poja Dance 💃🏻 ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

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

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

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

 

Madduppa Bosara Dance ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

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

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Madduppa ~ The traditional food serving tray

Bosara ~ The traditional food serving tray’s cover

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

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

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

Curious 🀔 where 📍is it❓⁉

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

 

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

Do stay tune for Part 2 ya

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#TravelogueMalaysia: Heritages @ Kedah

Yeah‌ SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 & her writers gang 👭👫👬 were travelled in Kedah state of Malaysia 🇲🇟 for its heritages

Where❓⁉

Kedah Paddy 🌿 Museum🏛

Yeah‌ To learn more about the world’s 🌍 🗺 most important crop ~ paddy 🌿, here the museum🏛 Highly recommended 👍🏻 as it’s really full of paddy 🌿 information & with minimal ⬇ admission 🎟 charge. Please note if you are bringing your camera 🎥 📷 along, RM2⃣ will be charged ya 🙂

Hmm
How about smartphone📱then as most with camera 📷 ❓⁉ It’s free 🆓 from SiennyoLovesDrawing 👩🏻 ’s experience during her recent visit ☺

Very educational for children👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻, must bring your kids for a visit to understand more about paddy 🌿 planting in Kedah, Malaysia 🇲🇟

Guess what❓⁉

After your visit, you will definitely understand why Kedah state is with its well-known remark ~ “Negeri Jelapang Padi” ~ in Malaysia 🇲🇟 ’s national language, meaning the State of paddy 🌿 fields 💚💚

Ha…Ha…A funny crazy 😜😝 spot inside this museum🏛

 

She found a beautiful 😍🀩 river 💧💊 side near by this museum🏛, it forms part of the existing Kedah’s flood mitigation project currently👍🏻

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Address📍: Lot 798, Jalan Gunung Keriang, Mukim Gunung Keriang, 06570 Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕘: 9am to 5pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

Entrance fee 🎟: RM3⃣ for adult 👵🏻👎🏻👩🏻👚🏻 & RM1⃣ for kids below 12 years old 👶🏻👧🏻🧒🏻👊🏻

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

Kota Kuala Kedah 🚀🚣🏜‍♂Museum🏛

Also known locally as Kuala Kedah Fort / Kuala Bahang Fort. This fort is situated at the northern shore of the Kedah river💊💧 It was built in 1771 (completed in 1780) during Sultan Muhammad Jiwa 👑 as a protection for the state of Kedah & its capital, Alor Setar of Malaysia 🇲🇟

Highly recommended👍🏻👆🏻It’s very informative & a must visit to understand the history of Kuala Kedah🚀🚣🏜‍♂

It’s recognized as Malaysia 🇲🇟 ’s historical land site on 31.8.1978👆🏻

There is a lighthouse, however during her visit, it’s closed ⛔ so she was unable to capture a nice 😍🀩 scenery of the river 💊💧mouth for sharing here

Free 🆓 admission 🎟

Lots of wedding 👰🏻 🀵🏻couples chosen here as their pre-wedding photos shooting 📞🎥 venue

Address📍: Muzium Kota Kuala Kedah, Jabatan Muzium Malaysia (Wilayah Utara), Kampung Seberang Kota, 06600 Kuala Kedah, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Operating hours🕘: 9am to 6pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

Website🌐: http://www.jmm.gov.my/en/museum/kota-kuala-kedah-museum

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Muzium-Kota-Kuala-Kedah/245657542166567

Rumah Seri Banai 🏡

Early morning 🔆🔅the bus 🚌 passed by & stopped 🛑 to capture this beautiful 😍🀩 Rumah Tradisional Kedah🏡

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Hmm…No ❌ photos 📞 cum videos 🎥 taking allowed during our visit, hence unable to share much 😌

The brief historical explanation📝 of this tradisional house🏡,

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Address📍: In front of Wisma Darul Aman, along Jalan Lumba Kuda,05250 Alor Setar, Kedah, West Malaysia

FB: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rumah-Tok-Su-Rumah-Sri-Banai/583720051829036

Alor Setar Tower🗌

This tower 🗌plays a few roles

  • An observatory tower🗌to look for the crescent moon to mark the beginning of Muslim month
  • A telecommunication 📞 tower 🗌
  • A tourist destination with some restaurants 🍜 & a souvenir 🎁🛍 shop

Beautiful 😍🀩 night 🌃🌌 view from top of this 165.5 m (543 ft) tower🗌

Website🌐: http://www.menaraalorsetar.com.my/en/

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Alor-Setar-Tower-l-Menara-Alor-Setar-312143725474260/

Alor Setar City 🌆 Square (Dataran Medan Bandar)

Highly recommended👆🏻to plan & take a heritage walking 🚶🏻‍♀🚶🏻‍♂ trail through Kedah’s capital aka Alor Setar to discover its Royal 👑 legacy & unique city 🌆 attractions

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All the heritage destinations are close by to each other 😊 📍along Medan Bandar, 05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, West Malaysia

The Zahir Mosque 🕌

It’s 1⃣ of the grandest & oldest mosques🕌in Malaysia which built in 1912 & has 5⃣ domes with each represents the 5⃣ tenets of Islam aka Rukun Islam in Malaysia 🇲🇟 ‘s national language

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 hasn’t enter ❌🚶🏻‍♀into it during this recent visit due to lack of time 🕖

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Website🌐: https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/Attraction_Review-g298282-d3935651-Reviews-Zahir_Mosque-Alor_Setar_Kota_Setar_District_Kedah.html

The Big Clock 🕙 Tower🗌

It was built with its roles & functions to the Zahir Mosque🕌by confirming the prayer 🙏🏻 times daily

From her reading 📖 , this clock tower🗌in the past will chime for every prayer 🙏🏻 time daily, then the nobat 🎶🎵beating from the Balai Nobat & accordingly the call to prayer 🙏🏻 is made from the Zahir Mosque 🕌

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The Royal 👑 Museum🏛

It’s originated from the Palace 👑 Kota Setar (a wooden palace which built by the Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Adilin II 🀎🏻 i.e. the 1⃣9⃣th Sultan 🀎🏻of Kedah)

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Highly recommended 👆🏻by SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 to visit this museum🏛, lots of interesting information/ display items from the royal 👑families of Kedah

Operating hours🕘: 10am to 6pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12pm to 2pm)

The Sultan 🀎🏻Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Gallery (FKA High Court) 🏛

It’s all about the Sultan 🀎🏻Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah of Kedah, Malaysia🇲🇟

It was used to be the State High Court 🏛building of Kedah, Malaysia🇲🇟

Operating hours🕘: 9am to 5pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

Website🌐: http://www.mykedah2.com/e_30alorsetar/e311_mjb.html

The Royal 👑 Hall (Balai Besar)

It’s built in 1735 with its traditional Malay architectural style by Sultan 🀎🏻Muhammad Jiwa (i.e. the 1⃣9⃣th ruler of Kedah) & located 📍within the compound of the former royal 👑 palace

It was used in the past as venue for royal 👑 cum state council meetings, coronations, wedding 👰🏻 🀵🏻 receptions etc.

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Balai Nobat🎶🎌🎵

It’s a place to store the royal musical 🎶🎵🎌 instruments (which only used during the special occasions affiliated with the royal 👑 ceremonies e.g. investitures, weddings/ deaths.

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SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 hasn’t enter ❌🚶🏻‍♀into it during this recent visit as it’s closed ⛔

Guess what❓⁉

Kedah state is 1⃣ of the only 4⃣ states (Terengganu, Perak & Selangor) with its own Balai Nobat😊

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Website🌐: https://www.tripadvisor.com.my/Attraction_Review-g298282-d12214906-Reviews-Balai_Nobat-Alor_Setar_Kota_Setar_District_Kedah.html

Kedah State Art 🎚🖌Gallery 🏛

SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻 hasn’t enter ❌🚶🏻‍♀into it during this recent visit as it’s closed⛔, sigh…No chance to view 👀& appreciate the art 🎚🖌, engravings & calligraphy collection stored in there🏛

Love ❀ its whole white ⚪ elegant building 🏛, hmm…A nice 😍 venue for pre-wedding 👰🏻🀵🏻shooting

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Operating hours🕘: 9am to 5pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

Yeah‌ Can view 👀 Alor Setar Tower🗌from here too🀩😍

A happy group photo captured with Tourism Kedah officer at the end of the enjoyable satisfied heritage walks

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

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Green Getaway ~ Back to nature @ Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya

Yeah! SiennyLovesDrawing 👩🏻has recently accepted an exclusive invitation to join the Ministry of Tourism & Culture Malaysia (MOTAC) for the launch of new criterias for Classification & Rating Criteria Tourist Accommodation Premises in Malaysia 🇲🇟at Tanah Aina Farrah Soraya🏞

Ohh…It was a 2D1N trip 🎒to Raub, Pahang in Malaysia & travelled in a nice coach 🚌

Had an enjoyable delicious Malay lunch 🍜 at Lemang Toki Bentong

Lemang❓

It is glutinous rice 🍚with coconut fragrant & cooked in bamboo🎋stick & served with spicy chicken 🐓🐔 or beef 🐂🐮to dine

A must try when you are travelling to Bentong ya 😋👍🏻❗

Arrived at the car park area to the resort, then all of us with our luggage bags 🎒👝👜💌transferred to a lorry 🚛

Yeah! We have to travel with the resort lorry to be at the resort⁉Wow❗

Do enjoy a video clip 📹🎥captured during her lorry riding journey to the resort

This resort is so beautiful❗It is surrounding with a really impressive rainforest🌎🌳🌲🎍SiennyLovesDrawing really enjoyed the fresh air & greeny scenery here 💚

Curious about it⁉

Captured a video clip 🎥📹 to sharing this ~ back to nature ~ resort stay vacation

SiennyLovesDrawing loves this beautiful river named Delam, one of the cleanest river in Pahang, Malaysia 🇲🇟

She wishes she can always dining 🍜with this green environment with fresh air every day 😃

Let’s enjoy the clean Delam River video clip 📹🎥 of the fishes 🐟🐟in the river,

Really enjoyed the wide variety of all foods served throughout her stay at this lovely resort 😋👍🏻

SiennyLovesDrawing & her blogger friends 👫👭👬went for a challenging river trekking

Yes❗

Her 1st river trekking & got wet from hair to toes…Ha…Ha…🀣😂

This resort always providing chess & Congkak for its guests to chill & relax during the stay 😀

Very comfy room with double decker beds dorm style❗

SiennyLovesDrawing was sharing a dorm room with her friends 👭👭👭

Yeah! Wake up early, enjoying the birds 🐊 singing & fresh air from the greens, really an enjoyable stay 😁

After breakfast, attended the launch of the new criterias for Classification & Rating Criteria Tourist Accommodation Premises in Malaysia 🀗

SiennyLovesDrawing has learnt much more about the hotel ratings scheme, would be helpful in her future hotel review sharing then 😃

It was officiated by the Minister of Tourism & Culture Malaysia, 👚🏻‍💌YB Dato ‘Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz (YB) & attended by the senior officials of MOTAC, the Pahang State Government agencies & industry practitioners in the hospitality & tourism industry🙂

At the ceremony, YB has launched 5 5⃣new classification criteria of,

  • City Hotel
  • Highlands Hotel
  • Resort (Island / Coast / lake / river)
  • Innovative Hotel
  • Boutique Hotel

which all effective from 1st June 2017

“These criteria also give attention to the elements of creativity & innovation, green 💚elements, local cultural & sustainable tourism without compromising on standards, security & services offered. Innovative new concept hotel surely will attract young people in the hospitality industry ” said YB 👚🏻‍💌during the launch

The Malaysia’s hotel star ⭐ classification scheme have been implemented since 1996 & followed with the Orchids Standard in 1999. These criteria apply to all types of property regardless of location, suitability, facilities & position of the hotel. This revision of the criteria is implemented to align with the rapid changes & needs.

With this new rating criteria, operators of tourist accommodation premises will also have an alternative in providing services, facilities & infrastructure as well as better quality services to tourists 🀗

Guess what❓

Taman Aina Farrah Soraya is rated as 4 4⃣ stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐for Resort (River) category 👍🏻👏🏻Congrats❗

SiennyLovesDrawing left this beautiful resort with a heavy heart ❀ after lunch then. Will be back with her parents 👎🏻👵🏻 to have a stay vacation again 😊

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