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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Staycation @ Bukit Merah Laketown Resort

Happy New Year 2019 to all πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is gonna sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ her recent staycation πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½ at the North of Malaysia i.e. Bukit Merah Laketown Resort (BMLR) πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ’¦πŸ’§

This resort πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ’¦πŸ’§ is not new, in fact it’s with quite a number of years since establishment. However, this recent visit & stay vacation was the 1️⃣st experience of her πŸ‘©πŸ»

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It’s surrounding with the Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s largest manmade freshwater lake πŸ’¦πŸ’§ (7️⃣k acres) named Bukit Merah πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§ & approximately 3️⃣-hour drive 🚐 from Kuala Lumpur city & through Bukit Merah toll Exit 150 along the North-South Expressway πŸ›£

Room

After buffet lunch 🍽🍴@ Lelac Cafe, she πŸ‘©πŸ» went to check-in πŸ” with her media friend πŸ‘­to a standard hotel room πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½

A simple, clean yet comfy stay with toiletries available. There is no ❌ iron / hair dryer available in the hotel room πŸ›Œ

However, no wifi βŒπŸ“Ά network detection in the hotel room, though the wifi password was printed on the hotel room key πŸ”‘ ‘s envelope 😌

Frankly, the hotel rooms are considered quite well maintained πŸ‘ŒπŸ» since it’s an old resort since its establishment in 1995. More of its hotel room types & room information via 🌐 http://www.bukitmerahresort.com.my/laketown-hotel

Activities

Guess what❓⁉️

There are so much activities within & around this resort πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸš½πŸšΏπŸ’¦πŸ’§Β Hmm…Actually no need to drive out πŸš—πŸš˜ from this resort at all once checked-in πŸ” for a staycation πŸ˜ƒ

Curious πŸ€” about the activities❓⁉️

Water πŸ’¦πŸ’§Park

Yeah‼️ All got a wrist ticket 🎟 respectively to enter the park & enjoy the great water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ splashing funβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜²πŸ˜

Ha…Ha…A welcome πŸ™πŸ» wet wet πŸ’¦πŸ’§ 1️⃣st before enjoying the more exciting water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ridessss & slidesss πŸŽ’πŸŽ‘β›²οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

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Hmm…Would like to also sharing her 1️⃣st ride with the Racer Slide, she πŸ‘©πŸ» has got a slow start, don’t laugh πŸ˜‚πŸ˜† like her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ as captured in this video clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ by lovely Sally πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™€οΈ (IG @sallysamsaiman)

 

It was really a great fun water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ splashing time @ this water park with its new πŸ†• additional rides. The Boomerang (as shown in the vblog πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή below) has become an exhilarating ride & it’s the 1️⃣st & only 1️⃣ in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ & in South East Asia (SEA) 🌎 Woowβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜²πŸ€©

Not just that the new πŸ†• Giant Bubble Slide is the 1️⃣st in this region too. Bravo to BMLRβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Hmm…Out of the 3️⃣ new πŸ†• rides/ slides πŸŽ’πŸŽ‘β›²οΈπŸ’¦πŸ’§, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» have yet to try Boomerang, she scard…scard…πŸ˜…πŸ˜₯as it’s slide from the high ⬆️ part to low ⬇️ area…Don’t laugh πŸ˜‚πŸ˜† at her ya

Website🌐: http://www.bukitmerahresort.com.my/waterpark

Eco Park

For family getaways/ school 🏫 trips, the kids πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ§‘πŸ» will definitely enjoy this park & get to know more about the animals 🐰🐻🐦🐒🐍🐊🐟

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Yeah‼️ @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» just had 3️⃣D2️⃣N simple #stayvacation with @bukitmerahlaketownresort #BukitMerahLaketownResort πŸ’πŸ’¦πŸ’§#BMLR #BMR & its surrounding enjoyable activities, do enjoy this photos πŸ“ΈπŸ“Έ album @girlslovetravel . . Then, also her #vblog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ via 🌐 https://youtu.be/SqaBlJnVfXQ of her favourite activities & safe travel with @rhinoairieltravel @rhinoairiel ; . βœ… #Ecopark πŸŠπŸ‡πŸ» (including skyline ride πŸšƒ) . βœ… #BMOUIF #OrangUtanIsland #orangutan #conservation #YayasanOrangUtanBukitMerah πŸ’šπŸ’š Let’s support @bmouif . βœ… Waterpark splashing fun πŸ’¦πŸ’§Really exciting fun to be wet wet πŸ˜πŸ˜„ . βœ… #canoeing πŸ›Ά βœ… #rambutan feast @ #PulauPakTuan Hmm…πŸ€”She had climbed the tree 🌳 β“β‰οΈπŸ€£πŸ˜† . . More updates soon via her #blog & 🌐 link at profile . . #TravelogueMalaysia #TraveloguePerak #RhinoAirielTravel #resort #hotel #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #travel #travels #travelling #contentcreator #writer #travelling #siennylovesdrawing

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Not just that, you will get to enjoy the skyline ride πŸŽ’πŸšƒ , hmm…A bit challenging to cycle a ride with hands πŸ–πŸ»πŸ€šπŸ» Yesβœ…, not ❎ by legs πŸ‘£ as you ride on a bicycle 🚲 or paddle boat 🚀 ya

You get to view πŸ‘€ some animals in this park with your skyline ride e.g. Ostrich 🐦, rabbit 🐰etc.

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Also some feeding animals activities too

Website🌐: http://www.bukitmerahresort.com.my/ecopark

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

Canoeing πŸ›Ά (including water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ confidence practices πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ) toΒ Pak Tuan Island 🌴 🏝

It was an approximately return trip of 2️⃣km canoeing πŸ›Ά to Pak Tuan Island 🌴🏝& some of her male media friends πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ were participated & enjoyed the canoeing πŸ›Ά

Very good πŸ‘πŸ» life safety practice, whether you can swim πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ or can’t βŒπŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ, water confidence βœ…πŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈ before the canoeing πŸ›Ά is a must

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Water confidence πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ’¦πŸ’§definitely helps to get used to the life jacket 🎽 while you’re in the water πŸ’¦πŸ’§

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has joined her other female media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ on a boat 🚀 to the island 🌴🏝

Yeah!‼️ Let’s enjoy picking & eating the rambutan πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ at this island 🌴🏝

This island 🌴🏝 is a fruit orchard, many rambutan trees 🌳🌳 , jackfruit trees as well as “ulam” plants 🌱🌿 named Ulam Cabang Tiga. Ulam means salad πŸ₯— in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s national language. She πŸ‘©πŸ» is a vegetables πŸ₯¦πŸ₯’πŸ₯—πŸŒ½πŸ… & fruits πŸŽπŸŠπŸ‡πŸ“πŸŒ lovers (Most of her friends πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ called her “cow πŸ„πŸ‚” ~ eating green πŸ’šgrass 🌱🌿, Ha….Ha…πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜)

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Hmm…Because she πŸ‘©πŸ» was busy eating the rambutan πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ & picking ulam cabang tiga 🌿🌱 for DIY Grill dinner πŸ—πŸ–πŸ’πŸ‘ that night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ, she πŸ‘©πŸ» just realised that she has forgotten πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ to snap a photo πŸ“Έ of the ulam 🌿🌱 that she πŸ‘©πŸ» has picked…Oppsss…No photo βŒπŸ“Έ to share oohhh….

Orang Utan Island 🌴🏝

This island 🌴🏝 is formerly know as Pulau Panjang & it started since 22 Feb 2000 with 35 acre area. 15 acres of it has been set aside for this conservation πŸ’šπŸ’š initiative i.e. As an exhibit for rehabilitation endangered species with provision for further expansion for future phases πŸ’šπŸ’š

The Orang Utan i.e. meaning “man πŸ‘« (orang) of the forest 🌳🌳 (hutan)” in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s national language ~ Bahasa Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎΒ It exhibits a truly human-like mannerism in many facets of its behavior πŸ˜ƒ

Do enjoy a vblog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯with more information being captured from SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ‘s 1️⃣st visit to this island 🌴🏝 recently ya

Definitely a great πŸ‘πŸ» educational opportunity for both kids & adults πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ§‘πŸ»πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

To date, there are about 2️⃣0️⃣ Orang Utan on this island 🌴🏝 & all are being trained for wild release to BJ Island, an island 🌴🏝of 14 acres which within this resort with secondary rainforest 🌳🌳 vegetation.Β So, do plan a visit & contribute πŸ’ͺ🏻πŸ’ͺ🏻 however you can for the continuous research & conservation efforts for Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s Orang Utan ya πŸ’šπŸ’š

AddressπŸ“: Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island Foundation, Jalan Bukit Merah, 34400 Semanggol, Perak Darul Ridzuan, West Malaysia

Website🌐: https://www.orangutanisland.org.my/

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

Dining 🍽🍴

Not just that, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ also didn’t drive out πŸš—πŸš˜ for any meals during this 3️⃣D2️⃣N stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸš½πŸšΏ

Wowoβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜² Yesβœ…, all meals 🍽🍴 were enjoyed in the Lelac Cafe of this resort πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸš½πŸšΏπŸ’¦πŸ’§

Buffet breakfasts & lunches 🍽🍴

It’s 1️⃣ of the main F&B outlets in this resort πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸš½πŸšΏπŸ’¦πŸ’§, located right in the middle of the Marina Village & next to the art lane 🀩

You will enjoy your by the lake πŸžπŸ’¦πŸ’§ either local / western cuisines dining 🍽🍴here with a beautiful lake view 😍🀩

Steamboat Grill dinner πŸ—πŸ–πŸ’πŸ‘

Yeah‼️ Really a satisfied dinner πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹

She πŸ‘©πŸ» loves ❀️ the fried rice πŸ› served while waiting for the Tom Yam soup πŸ₯˜ got heated up ♨️ & luckily the soup served wasn’t too spicy for her to enjoy πŸ˜‰πŸ˜Š

Guess what❓

With additional RMπŸ”Ÿ, you can enjoy the Grill πŸ—πŸ–πŸ‘πŸ’ while you enjoying your steamboat too πŸ₯˜πŸ²

Well marinated lamb, beef πŸ₯© & chicken πŸ— with fresh fish 🐟 & squid πŸ¦‘ Very tasty delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

So so full after the dinner πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‹

DIY Grill dinner

Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to all her male media friends πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ who helped with this DIY Grill during the dinner πŸ’πŸ–πŸ‘πŸ—πŸ½πŸ΄

All female media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ just enjoyed eating the BBQ food items…Ha…Ha…πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

More information about dining 🍽🍴@ this Lelac Cafe, do exploring 🌐 http://www.bukitmerahresort.com.my/lelac-cafe

Ohh ya…after dinner 🍽🍴, do remember to enjoy the amazing fire show by Ultra Fire team (FB: https://www.facebook.com/ultrafire7777/) right outside its cafe entrance πŸ˜€Β The best πŸ‘πŸ»

Ohh ya…Also not to miss an enjoyable dessert time by having its famous rolled ice cream 🍨 ya

It’s quite a detailed making process before enjoying a cup of this rolled ice cream 🍨, really loving πŸ’— this delicious cup of ice cream 🍨

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has also prepared a vblog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ of this stayvacation for sharing here, do enjoy ya πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸšΏπŸš½πŸ’¦πŸ’§

So, do exploring details below for a trip planning to enjoy a family staycation/ weekend outing to visit this resort πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸš½πŸšΏπŸ’¦πŸ’§ & enjoy its various activities available ya πŸ€©πŸ˜‰

AddressπŸ“: Jalan Bukit Merah, 34400 Semanggol, Perak Darul Ridzuan, West Malaysia

Website🌐: http://www.bukitmerahresort.com.my/

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

Also would like to recommend πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»a visit to Night Safari of Taiping Zoo πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ which approximately 2️⃣0️⃣mins drive πŸš—πŸš˜ from this resort πŸ’πŸ›ŒπŸš½πŸšΏπŸ’¦πŸ’§

Do enjoy a vblog πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ created from SiennyLovesDrawingπŸ‘©πŸ»’s 1️⃣st visit to Night Safari @ Taiping Zoo for sharing here ya πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ

AddressπŸ“: Taiping Zoo & Night Safari, Jalan Taman Tasik Taiping, 34000 Taiping, Perak Darul Ridzuan, West Malaysia

Operating hoursπŸ•—:

  • Zoo Taiping ~ 8am to 6pm daily
  • Night Safari ~ 8pm to 11 pm every night & till 12am for Saturdays & Public Holidays

Website🌐: http://zootaiping.gov.my/

#Coloursoflives #TravelogueMalaysia is organised by #Borakkitadotcom & supported by #BukitMerahLaketownResort

Special thank you to #BukitMerahLaketownResort for trusting & believing as well as hosting & #RhinoAirielTravel for being the main transporterΒ & travel advisor for a smooth & safe journey to complete this successful travelogue

Also the delicious pack food supplier from #sfwithsuzaila, definitely a reliable travel companion to keep you away from hungriness during any trips ya

#BukitMerahOrangUtanIslandFoundationΒ #BMOUIFΒ #vblogΒ #OrangUtanIslandΒ #OrangUtanΒ #ConservationΒ #YayasanOrangUtanBukitMerah#TravelogueMalaysiaΒ #TraveloguePerakΒ #BukitMerahLaketownResortΒ #BMLRΒ #BMRΒ #BukitMerahΒ #TaipingΒ #RhinoAirielTravelΒ #baspersiaranΒ #basperakΒ #resortΒ #hotelΒ #stayvacation#blogΒ #bloggingΒ #bloggerΒ #bloggersΒ #influencerΒ #influencers#siennylovesdrawingΒ #travelΒ #travelsΒ #travellingΒ #contentcreatorΒ #writer

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#TravelogueMalaysia: A Stay Vacation @ Belum Rainforest Resort

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & her media friends πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« recently travelled πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿfor a nature πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³ comfy 😌 stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸ›‹πŸ›€πŸ» at Belum Rainforest ResortπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘, Perak, West Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

 

She πŸ‘©πŸ» really loves ❀️ the beautiful 😍 nature of Belum-Temengor Rainforest πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š

Royal Belum State Park πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š is a 130 million years old rainforest 🌳🌳 & the untouched forest 🌳🌳 is home to a large variety of flora & fauna 😍🀩

Guess what❓⁉️

It’s 1️⃣ of the attractionsπŸ“πŸ“not to be missed to searching for the precious bloom of the World πŸ—ΊπŸŒ ‘s largest & arguably smelliest flower 🌺 i.e. Rafflesia

It found all over Southeast Asia 🌎 i.e. from Southern Thailand πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­ to Philippines πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ Each species can be identified by the unique patterns on the petals. There are 8️⃣ species of Rafflesias 🌺 can be found in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ with 3️⃣ of them are endemic to the Malay Peninsula & of courseΒ can be found in the Belum-Temengor rainforest complex πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š

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Note: Photo πŸ“Έ above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp πŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ

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

Sigh…She πŸ‘©πŸ» still missed a chance to personally view πŸ‘€ the blossom huge Rafflesia 🌺 cry…cry…cry…😭😭😭

Yeah‼️ Happy πŸ˜ƒsafe arrival from a full of laughtersss πŸ€£πŸ˜† of approximately 6️⃣-hour travel journey 🚐 from Kuala Lumpur (KL) city πŸ™πŸŒ† early morning πŸ”…πŸ”† with Travel with Aidil to Belum Rainforest Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ by Emkay Group as 1️⃣ of the Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ’s premier ecotourism πŸ’š destinationπŸ“

It offering the chance to get close to nature πŸ’š especially for nature lovers & travel lovers.Β You will definitely enjoy the complete relaxation 😌 & serenity with its quiet & green nature surroundings πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š

Hmm…If you are driving πŸš—πŸš™ through North East Highway towards Kelantan, you will pass 2️⃣ scenic bridges πŸŒ‰ i.e. you are actually passing on an island πŸ–πŸ

Lake Temenggor 🏞 is MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύβ€™s 2️⃣nd largest lake πŸ’¦πŸ’§& home to more than 23 species of freshwater fish 🐟 & at least 5️⃣ species of turtles 🐒🐒 As the lake πŸ’¦πŸ’§covers 117.5k hectares & contains 6k million cubic metres of water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ , who knows what other creatures live there that have yet to be discovered πŸ˜‰

Guess what❓⁉️

Pulau Banding πŸπŸ– in Belum Temenggor complex πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š i.e. the public jetty βš“οΈ & Belum Rainforest Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ‘ is located actually was not an island πŸ–πŸ Instead it’s 1️⃣ Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ historical & beautiful scenic location πŸ“

In 1970, due to the effort to fight communist & to build a hydro πŸ’¦πŸ’§electric dam has resulted in part of the Belum-Temenggor forest complex πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’š submerged in the water πŸ’¦πŸ’§of Sungai Perak. It took 4️⃣ years to build the 2️⃣ bridges πŸŒ‰πŸŒ‰ to providing the convenience of East North East travelling πŸš—πŸš™ via a scenic 😍🀩 highway. The view of the 1️⃣st bridge πŸŒ‰ is spectacular from Belum Rainforest ResortπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ‘

Hmm…Why this resortπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘β“β‰οΈ

 

You have to venture into this 130 million years old rainforest 🌳🌳 & view mother nature πŸ’šπŸ’š at its finest, so let’s plan your stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸ›‹πŸ›€πŸ» too at Belum Rainforest Resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ’šπŸ‘πŸ‘

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

It’s not ❌ for luxury stay & your stay actually contribute to the rainforest 🌳🌳 protection fund πŸ’° Yeah‼️ A meanigful nature conservation πŸ’š stay with this resort ya πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has made a visit to the Pulau Banding Discovery Centre 🏠 to understand better πŸ‘πŸ» its nature πŸ’š conservation & rainforest 🌳🌳 protection efforts. Bravoβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Curious πŸ€” about its hotel room❓⁉️

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

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

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Hmm…As a go green πŸ’šsupporter, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» wishes this ecotourism resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ can consider to set up some water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ dispensers within its resort compound πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ & then prepare the glass water bottles/ jugs/ flasks in hotel rooms, instead of plastic bottled water πŸ’¦πŸ’§ for all its guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ This definitely will reduce ⬇️ 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 πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ stay selection βœ…

 

Hmm…The resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ wifi πŸ“Ά connection was surprisingly slow & frequent down to connect πŸ˜”πŸ™ƒThough was provided with alternative Unifi connectionπŸ“Ά, however it required for long email ID & password to connect, hope this inconvenience for guests πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« can be enhanced soon

Dining🍽🍴

Hornbill Restaurant

Upon arrival πŸšπŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘, she πŸ‘©πŸ» had a simple fried rice lunch 🍽served here, it’s very tasty delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Ha…Ha…Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» had 2️⃣ plates of fried rice πŸ›πŸ›…Oppsss…surely exceed her rice 🍚 quota of 1️⃣ week πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£, time for more frequent morning πŸ”…πŸ”† joggingsss πŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ»β€β™€οΈ

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Then, she πŸ‘©πŸ» really enjoyed her 2️⃣ morning πŸ”…πŸ”† buffet breakfast πŸ½πŸ΄β˜•οΈ during her stay πŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸ›‹ here. The food selection were moderately good πŸ‘ŒπŸ»βœŒπŸ» Hmm…Would be good πŸ‘πŸ» if they rotate some of the main dishes to excite its long term stay guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

Also a tasty table set dinner 🍽🍴 for the 1️⃣st night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ, personally she πŸ‘©πŸ» loves ❀️ the stuffed beancurd dish & rendang πŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Sidai Restaurant

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ had a Western dinner served in this restaurant. She had ordered for Salmon 🐟 steak, yet she also has exchanged & tried her media friendsπŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬’ dishes too, including some pasta 🍝🍝 dishes for sharing

Hmm…1️⃣st experience of having unique sweet taste Western dinner 🍽 …😌the sweet taste of Salmon steak (orange 🍊 sauce), lamb chop (honey 🍯 sauce) etc.

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

Oppsss…Just a plate 🍝 for sharing & she πŸ‘©πŸ» forgot πŸ€¦πŸ»β€β™€οΈ to snap a photo πŸ“Έ for sharing here…Ha…Ha…☺️😊

Activities not to be missed‼️

SwimmingΒ πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

Woow‼️ A beautiful 😍🀩stunning view πŸ‘€ to enjoy either morning πŸ”…πŸ”† or evening swim πŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ here

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Really love the view here 😍🀩, the bridge that you have shared in the beginning of this blogging

Stingless Bee 🐝 Farm

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

Ohh ya…The honey 🍯 harvested from this farm are for sale πŸ›’πŸ› to its guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ to bring home 🏑 as souvenirs ya πŸŽπŸ’

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

Gaharu 🌳 Farm

A short shuttle ride 🚐 to reach to the Gaharu 🌳 plantation

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Gaharu trees 🌳 aka Agarwood are 1️⃣ the rarest trees 🌳 in rainforests 🌳🌳 It’s much sought-after by the pharmaceutical & cosmetic industries for their bark & resin πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»

This is a conservation πŸ’š effort by the Belum Conservation Malaysia (BCM) by planting the gaharu 🌳 trees in the Belum-Temenggor Rainforest Complex 🌳🌳 with the celebrities πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•΄πŸ»πŸ•ΊπŸΌπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸŽ€πŸ‘¨πŸΎβ€πŸŽ€as well as its resort guests πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

How to❓⁉️

Do contribute RMπŸ’―πŸ’° to support this Gaharu 🌳 tree planting, do exploring for more details via 🌐 https://www.brainsfeed.org/bff

Frog 🐸 Hunting

Awesome 1️⃣st experience she πŸ‘©πŸ» had with her media friends πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ after dinner 🍽🍴

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

Guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» has spotted the baby frogs aka tadpoles in a pond πŸ’¦πŸ’§ from her hunting. Hurrayβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜πŸ˜ƒ

It’s just within the resort πŸ’šπŸŒ³πŸŒ³πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ‘ compound, yesβœ…, the various small ponds πŸ’¦πŸ’§

Do enjoy the music/ song by the frogs 🐸🐸 being captured by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»Β  for sharing ya

Sungai Ruok Waterfall πŸ’¦πŸ’§

Initially this trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈto reach the waterfall πŸ’¦πŸ’§ & Rafflesia 🌺 spot site was called to cancel ❌ due to a heavy rain β˜”οΈπŸŒ§ when the boat 🚀 about to reach

Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» to the responsible πŸ‘πŸ» boatman πŸš€πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ named Mr Mazlan, he πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ went himself 1️⃣st to check & ensure πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈβœ… it’s still safe to do the trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ in the rain β˜”οΈπŸŒ§

Yeah‼️ He confirmed βœ… & all set with rain coat & trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ walked slowly in the jungle 🌳🌳

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Note: Photo πŸ“Έ above credit to IG @izrylwilson πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ

It worth πŸ‘πŸ» a walk πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈdefinitely, guess what❓⁉️

She πŸ‘©πŸ» was bare foot πŸ‘£ for this trekking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈas she refused to get her sport shoes πŸ‘Ÿ wet from the rain β˜”οΈπŸŒ§

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

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Note: Photo πŸ“Έ above credit to IG @eddy_rush_fp πŸ™‹πŸΏβ€β™‚οΈ

Kampung Semelor Visit (Including the Toy Library πŸ“šπŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒπŸ–βœ‚οΈπŸ“ŽπŸ“)

Do contribute RMπŸ’― 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 3️⃣D2️⃣N already enough to re-energise yourself from hectic city life here. Do click in below post πŸ“Œ for the itinerary suggestion of 3️⃣D2️⃣N

Or if you are visiting for the 1️⃣st time, do click in the post πŸ“Œ below for some suggestions specially to 1️⃣st visitorπŸ‘©πŸ»

Hmm…Let’s sign up to be a Belum Forest Friend (BFF)❓⁉️

Then, participate & #GetInvolved the nature conservation & preservation activities πŸ’šπŸ’š

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

Website🌐: https://www.belumrainforestresort.com/

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

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

Special thank you to #BelumRainforestResort for trusting & believing, also great thanks to #OriginaJus​ , #CanonMalaysia​ , #Aluyakitchen for being the sponsors & #TravelwithAidilΒ #AidilTravelIpoh for being the main transporterΒ & 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

#belumrainforestresortΒ #royalbelumΒ #pulaubandingΒ #temengorlakeΒ #perakΒ #tourismmalaysiaΒ #tourismperakΒ #visitperakΒ #malaysia#malaysiatrulyasiaΒ #travelasiaΒ #holidayΒ #waterfall #travel #travels #BelumTemengor #DahKeBelum #travelling #blog #blogging #blogger #bloggers #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing #nature #naturelover #naturelovers #rainforest #forest #conservation

Let’s enthralling Theme Parks @ Johor

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β was being selectedΒ βœ…Β by the Tourism Johor to participate the recent 4️⃣D3️⃣NΒ Jom Johor trip πŸŽ’πŸ•ΆπŸ§’πŸ‘Ÿwith Gaya Travel MagazineΒ mediaΒ πŸ“πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»team πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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This time SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is gonna sharing about her short visitsss to 3️⃣ theme parks 🎑🎒🎠 which located in the Johor state of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ She feels proud πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ» that Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ was selected βœ… as the designated location among the Asia countries πŸ—Ί 🌎

Hmm…Don’t have a wrong impression that theme parks 🎑🎒🎠 just meant for kidsπŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ», actually for adults πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈalso at times ☺️😊

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What❓⁉️

So that adults πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈcan experience a memory lane of their childhood πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ» days from theme park 🎑🎒🎠 visitsss. Not just that because SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is a big kid herself 😝😜 Ha…Ha…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£

Of course definitely theme parks 🎑🎒🎠 suitable for a whole family πŸ‘ͺπŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦β€πŸ‘¦πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§ holiday vacations πŸ‘ŒπŸ»βœŒπŸ»

Wow‼️ Which theme parks πŸŽ‘πŸŽ’πŸŽ β“β‰οΈ

(i) Legoland Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎΒ 

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It’s 1️⃣st officially opened its door πŸšͺ in Sept 2012 with its approximately 9️⃣ themed area of attractions in its 7️⃣0️⃣ acres with both outdoor & indoor spaces that provides both the entertainment & educational for the young & adults alikeπŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Some of the attractions 🀩🀩 within,

  1. The Beginning ~ South East Asia 🌎 ‘s largest Lego shop πŸ›’πŸ›πŸŽ
  2. Lego Technic ~ With the world πŸ—Ί 🌍 ‘s 1️⃣st Lego Virtual Reality (VR) Roller Coaster🎒
  3. Lego Kingdom πŸ°πŸ‘‘ ~ Where legends come to life
  4. Lego Ninjago World 🌍 ~ With the 4️⃣D indoor ride inspired by the popular Lego Ninjago
  5. Miniland ~ Asia 🌎 in Lego bricks & the favourite ❀️ area of SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»
  6. Imagination πŸ’­ ~ Where Lego knows no limits
  7. Land of Adventure ~ A daring journey into ancient Lego worlds
  8. Lego City ~ A Lego world πŸ—ΊπŸŒ where children πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ» really take control
  9. Water πŸ’¦πŸ’§Park ~ The largest & with 2️⃣0️⃣ unique water πŸ’¦πŸ’§based rides
  10. NEW πŸ†• & coming soon πŸ†™ in Q4️⃣ of 2018: Sea 🌊 Life Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ~ The world πŸ—ΊπŸŒ biggest aquarium (2️⃣-storey)

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She highly recommended πŸ‘†πŸ»& must visit to the Miniland which built on a scale of 1:20. There are some Asian 🌎 famous landmarks from 1️⃣7️⃣ 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 πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ‘©πŸ» till now 😍🀩 So happy that she has now visited @legolandmalaysia , the 1️⃣st #Lego #themedpark in Asia 🌎, am so proud of it πŸ‘πŸ»βœŒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» . She loves her impressive 🀩 visit the most at the #miniland ~ Asia πŸ—ΊπŸŒŽβ€™s in #LegoBricks , from her favourite landmarks in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ (of course a section about #Johor @explorejohortourism which covers #IstanaBukitSerene , #StadiumJohor etc.) & also some famous landmarks in the Asia πŸ—ΊπŸŒ Wowβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜² . . Guess what❓⁉️ All are recreated on a scale of 1:20 & using more than 30millions Lego bricks πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜² It’s currently the largest & with 20 highly-detailed clusters pay tribute in Lego to 17 different cities & countries across Asia πŸ—ΊπŸŒŽ It was designed & built by a team of more than 100 people from around the world 🌍 Bravoβ€ΌοΈπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» . . @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 πŸ’— 1️⃣ of the many Lego models displayed i.e. Bukit Serene royal πŸ‘‘ palace & official residence of Sultan Johor 🀴🏻which took 2.3K man hours & with a total of approximately 278K Lego bricks for its completion πŸ˜²πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ»

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It was her 1️⃣st visit & most of her media friends πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ has opted for the VR roller coaster🎒ride, however she was not regret & satisfied happy πŸ˜ƒ with her choice of Miniland during this short visit πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»

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A short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by her for sharing from her amazing satisfied Miniland visit ✌🏻😁

If you need a stay vacationπŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏ, do explore for its Legoland Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ Resort 🏒 with its Lego themed hotel bedrooms πŸ›ŒπŸ›‹ which just within a short walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈdistance

AddressπŸ“:Β 7, Jalan Legoland, Medini, 79250 Nusajaya, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hoursπŸ•™: 10am to 6pm daily

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

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

(2) Angry 😑 Bird 🐦 Activity Park

It’s more to an indoor 26K sqf playground for children πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ» which opened its door πŸšͺ as the 1️⃣st in Asia 🌎 since Oct 2014 with a flurry of interesting games cum activities to entertain the curiosity πŸ€” younger minds e.g. toddlersπŸ‘ΆπŸ», kidsπŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ», youth πŸ§’πŸ»& parents alikeπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

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  • Anti-gravity Trampolines ~ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» just loving πŸ’— this & really a satisfied sweat πŸ’¦πŸ’§from the jumps
  • A Classic TowerπŸ—ΌPlay ~ 6️⃣m tall tower πŸ—Όstructure which housing a maze, slide, cell climbing πŸ§—β€β™€οΈπŸ§—β€β™‚οΈ & a foam pit

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  • Mini go kart 🏎 track ~ Great‼️ It enhances the childrenπŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»’s motor skills

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  • Shooting πŸ”« game & etc. ~ It improves the accuracy & develops coordination

This park is inspired from 1️⃣ 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 πŸ‘žπŸ‘ŸπŸ‘  allowed in this park, however a new πŸ†• pair of Angry 😑 Bird 🐦 red ❀️ socks 🧦 (It’s yours after all) will be given upon your paid entry 🎟 to this park. Free πŸ†“ 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 visitsπŸ‘πŸ»

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Ohh ya…Is your kidsπŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»’ BIRD DAY (BirthdayπŸŽ‚πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ) is upcoming❓⁉️ If yesβœ…, perhaps a surprise celebration πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠπŸŽˆwith Angry 😑Bird 🐦 mascot here yaβ“πŸ˜‰

Again, it was her short visit due to tightness of the travelling schedule of this media trip. Do enjoy aΒ short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by her for sharing here ya

You can opt for a stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏ at Amari Johor Bahru Hotel 🧑🏒, which just 3️⃣mins drive πŸš—πŸš˜πŸš•πŸš– away or 7️⃣mins walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ to reach this theme park, read πŸ“– more via

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

AddressπŸ“: Level 3, KOMTAR JBCC, Johor Bahru City Centre, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hoursπŸ•™: 10am to 10pm daily

Website🌐: http://angrybirdsactivitypark.my/

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

(iii) Sanrio πŸ’— Hello Kitty 🐱Town

How many of you are Hello Kitty 🐱 fansss πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬here❓⁉️

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Ha…Ha…Don’t laugh πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚πŸ€£ at SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» as she is 1️⃣ of the many big fansss πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ πŸ˜†πŸ˜Š

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So, a short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured specially just for all of you ~ Hello Kitty 🐱 fansss πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

It was her 1️⃣st visit to this Japanese πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ themed park which opened its door πŸšͺ since 2012. Although it was a short one & she really amazed with her favourite pink πŸ’— decorations Hello Kitty 🐱 themed town 😍

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Guess what❓⁉️

It’s the 1️⃣st Sanrio Hello Kitty 🐱 theme park outside Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» is so proud πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘πŸ» of being a Malaysian πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ Ha…Ha…Just because of Hello Kitty πŸ±β“Of course not 😝😜

She got herself a new πŸ†• hat 🎩 as souvenir πŸ’ 🎁 from it

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Although it was her short visit, however she managed to view πŸ‘€ the exciting live candy 🍭 🍬 dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» performance by the Hello Kitty 🐱& dancers πŸ’ƒπŸ» πŸ•ΊπŸ‘―β€β™€οΈπŸ‘―β€β™‚οΈπŸ•΄πŸ»at the Purrfect stage. Do enjoy aΒ short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by her for sharing with all of you here ya πŸ€—

If you need a stay vacationπŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏ, do explore for the Jen Hotel Puteri Harbour πŸ’βš“οΈβ›΄πŸ›₯ with its limited Hello Kitty 🐱 themed hotel bedroomsπŸ›Œ

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Jen Hotel 🏒 is just within a short walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈ πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ distance from it & you will love ❀️ the beautiful 😍 Puteri Harbour βš“οΈ view πŸ‘€ from its rooftop sky bar πŸ‘πŸ»

There is a Red ❀️ Bow πŸŽ€ Cafe 🍽🍴which you can enjoy some delectable Hello Kitty 🐱 treats πŸ°πŸ©πŸ¨β˜•οΈ which prepared fresh daily after your visitπŸ˜‹ (SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»has yet-to ❌🍽dine, so unable to share much ya☺️)

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AddressπŸ“:Β Persiaran Puteri Selatan, Puteri Harbour, 79000 Iskandar Puteri,Β Johor, West Malaysia

Operating hoursπŸ•™: Wed to Sun, 10am to 6pm.Β Closed πŸ›‘β›”οΈ every Tue (except Malaysia school holidays, national & Johor public & replacement holidays)

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

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

#JomJohorΒ #TourismJohorΒ #MuafakatJohorΒ #VM2020Β #MyDestinationΒ #SayangMalaysiaΒ #GayaTravelΒ #CutiCutiMalaysiaΒ #MalaysiaTrulyAsiaΒ #travelΒ #travellingΒ #blogΒ #bloggingΒ #bloggersΒ #bloggerΒ #influencerΒ #influencersΒ #siennylovesdrawingΒ #MyNBOS #ThemePark #LegolandMalaysia #LegolandMalaysiaResort #Lego #LegoBricks #Miniland #HelloKitty #SanrioHelloKittyTown #AngryBird #AngryBirdActivityPark #Japan #Japanese #Germany #HotelJenPuteriHarbour #PuteriHarbour

Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 2)

Yeah‼️ As promised, now sharing Part 2️⃣ of the Rentak Selangor aka Beats of Selangor 2018 πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has travelled with the writers team πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ to Carey Island 🌴 πŸ–πŸ to meet the Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίpeople to learn more about their richness history & cultures πŸ˜²πŸ€—

At present, Mah Meri’s πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίpopulation is more than 4️⃣K people πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘«

So,Β  what’s their musics 🎼🎡🎢 & dances πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•΄πŸ»β“β‰οΈ

Mayin Jo-oh Music & Dance

This is a mask πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίtraditional dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» which performed to invite ancestral spirits aka muyang to join the festivalsΒ by Mah Meri people πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί

Mah Meri πŸ‘ΊπŸ‘Ή people isΒ 1️⃣ of the 1️⃣8️⃣ tribes of indigenous people aka Orang Asli & one said only resides at Carey Island 🌴 πŸ–πŸ of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

The male πŸ‘¬ Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί dancers will wear the grotesque wooden masks 🎭 carved, dance clothes made with tree 🌳 skin & palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 Generally, the males’ πŸ‘¬ are with more exaggerated dance moves to express the spirit of the mask 🎭 & in clockwise πŸ”ƒ direction around the female πŸ‘­ dancers

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While the female πŸ‘­ dancers will wear the skirts made ofΒ palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 & plaited mengkuang head gear. They will dance anti-clockwise πŸ”„ around an earthen mound named as “a busot” πŸ˜€

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This dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» is performed with gestures to relate the annual Ari Muyang ritual ceremony, everyday events e.g. fishing 🎣 , celebrations πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰ etc. & with the music 🎢🎡 🎼 played from the music instruments below,

  • bambooπŸŽ‹πŸŽstampers named “tuntog”
  • a viola 🎻named “jule”
  • the double-headed drum πŸ₯ named “tambo”
  • a brass gong named “a-tawa”

Do enjoy the short clipsΒ πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured while the travel team members πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« mostly joined in to enjoy this traditional dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» with Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί dancers πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Spirit Wood Carving

The Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί people also well known πŸ‘πŸ» with their spiritual wood carving, apart from its richness of music, songs 🎀🎼 & dances

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Yeah‼️ @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» continues #BeatsOfSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 🎼πŸ₯πŸŽΆπŸŽ΅Day 3️⃣ . She learnt a lot from #MahMeri people πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί(1️⃣ of the 1️⃣8️⃣ tribes of indigenous people aka #OrangAsli), only in Carey Island 🌴 of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ They are known with spirit wood craving, richness of their songs 🎀🎼 & dances . Guess what❓⁉️ . She observed the preparing mask πŸ‘Ί (for dance named Mayin Jo-oh, traditional dance performed to invite ancestral spirits aka muyang) with wood, tree 🌳 skin, palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿🌿 etc. . A great πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒ day at #PulauCarey #CareyIsland πŸš€β›΅οΈπŸπŸŒŠ , do enjoy this IG posting 1️⃣st with photos πŸ“Έ & short clips πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured. More updates soon, blog πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ link @ profile . @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers #siennylovesdrawing

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They are mostly with the remarkable wood carving skills, in particular wood sculptures & masks 🎭 All are depict their Ari Muyang, mythical creatures, animal spirits e.g. birds πŸ¦πŸ¦… , dragon πŸ‰ etc. from the Mah Meri’s πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίsurroundings of swamp, sea 🌊 & forest 🌳🌳

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According to 1️⃣ of the Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί wood carver (Oppsss…She forgot to ask ❓about his name), he shared that sometimes he carves the sculptures as per his dreams πŸ’­ The forms & figures actually appeared a few times in the dreams πŸ’­ which most of the Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίwood carvers would believe the messages πŸ“œ 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 πŸ’­ Β 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. πŸ˜ƒ

Palm/ mengkuang leaves 🌿 weaving/ origami

Guess what❓⁉️

For Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί females πŸ‘­ to get marriedπŸ‘°πŸ»πŸ‘°πŸ», they must good πŸ‘πŸ» at weaving. Ha…Ha…An interesting fact learntπŸ˜†

Accordingly, most of the Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί females πŸ‘­ are well known πŸ‘πŸ» with their impressive weaving skills. It was once said & believed that Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίleaf πŸŒΏπŸƒ origami to be the oldest in the world πŸ—Ί 🌍 Wow‼️

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» loves πŸ’— her head gear received from Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί people as welcoming gift πŸ’ which was folded with the palm leaves 🌿🌿 upon her entering to the village 🏘🏑

Among the weaving designs are spirit flowersπŸŒΌπŸŒ»πŸ’, birds πŸ¦πŸ¦… etc., objects of adornments e.g. head gears, belts etc. to be worn for celebration πŸŽ‰ 🎊 , jewelleries, pursesπŸ‘›πŸ‘, baskets etc.

The young fronds of the palm leaves are intricately to be folded to make offerings & ornaments for the ritual πŸ™πŸ» ceremonies of the Mah Meri πŸ‘ΊπŸ‘Ή people πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

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Ari Muyang

On an annual basis, Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ίpeople πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« will gather together at the Spirit House 🏠 in their village named Rumah Muyang to celebrate its Spirit & Ancestor Festival πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ named Ari Muyang Festival around mid March πŸ˜‰πŸ€©

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Ari Muyang Festival πŸŽŠπŸŽ‰ is celebrating for 3️⃣ days with aims to seek protection, to appease the spirit guardians & to offer prayers πŸ™πŸ» to honour their ancestors☺️

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She was told that during the festival πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠceremony, 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 πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί people πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« by smearing their foreheads & forearms with rice 🍚 powder mixed with flowers πŸ’ 🌼🌻 & leaves πŸŒΏπŸƒπŸŒ±

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Then, Mayin Jo’oh dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» will be performed to inviting the muyang to join in this festive celebration πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» wishes to celebrate this mentioned Ari Muyang Festival πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠ with the Mah Meri πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘Ί peopleΒ πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« in the near future then πŸ˜„

A great πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜ƒΒ cultural learning day at Carey Island πŸš€β›΅οΈπŸπŸŒŠΒ of Selangor, Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ with media πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ team πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« of Rentak Selangor 2018

Website:Β http://mmcv.org.my/

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

Ohh ya…Let’s enjoy her vblog & short clipΒ πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured about an awesome πŸ˜ŽπŸ‘πŸ»Β day visit to Homestay Sg Haji Dorani 🏘🏘

She has enjoyed a great experience by meeting the local people πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« 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 πŸ‡πŸ‡© ) , Barongan, Gamelan, Shadow Play aka Wayang Kulit as well as enjoyed the hands on (including young kids πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ») music instruments with the guidance from the friendly musicians πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

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Yeah‼️ It’s really a great πŸ‘πŸ» pleasure for @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» to be part of the media team πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ for #BeatsOfSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 🎼πŸ₯πŸŽΆπŸŽ΅ . Enjoyed a great experience today meeting the local people πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« 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 πŸ‡πŸ‡© ) , #Barongan, #Gamelan , #ShadowPlay aka #WayangKulit as well as enjoyed the hands on (including young kids πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ») music instruments with the guidance from the friendly musicians πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ . A memorable day at #HomestaySgHajiDorani 🏘🏘 enjoyed this posting with photos πŸ“Έ & short clips πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured 1️⃣st. More updates soon, blog πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ 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 πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’ŒΒ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» again, just can’t wait to be in forΒ Rentak Selangor 2019 ya

#RentakSelangorΒ #DiscoverSelangorΒ #BeatsOfSelangorΒ #SmartSelangorΒ #NBOSΒ #MyNBOS#VM2020Β #SayangMalaysiaΒ #GayaTravelΒ #gayaXeventsΒ #MyDestinationΒ #CutiCutiMalaysia#MalaysiaTrulyAsiaΒ #SelangorΒ #MalaysiaΒ #travelΒ #travellingΒ #blogΒ #blogging#bloggersΒ #bloggerΒ #influencerΒ #influencersΒ #CareyIsland #MahMeri #orangasli

#TravelogueMalaysia: Exciting Places @ Kedah

From SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ‘s earlier sharing on heritages @ Kedah state of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ she is gonna sharing πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ some exciting places discovered by her πŸ‘©πŸ» & her writers gang πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

Where❓⁉

Sakura 🌸🌸 KedahΒ aka it’s flower name ~Β Tecoma🌸🌸

Yeah‼️ No need to save money πŸ’΅πŸ’° to fly πŸ›« to Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ / Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡· for sakura 🌸🌸 season anymoreπŸ˜ƒ

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In Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ , its annual sakura season during March/ April too 😍✌🏻

AddressπŸ“: Nearby Caltex petrol⛽️station along Jalan Batas Paip, Kampung Yan Kecil,Β Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Tanjung Chali SquareΒ 

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» loves ❀️ the scenic 😍 Kedah riverΒ πŸ’¦ πŸ’§here

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Tourists πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ can take boat 🚀 ride to tour around it, however temporarily closed ❌ due to the city flood πŸ’¦ πŸ’§ mitigation project You can opt for sunrise πŸŒ… view from the lookout πŸ‘€ tower πŸ—Όhere early morning πŸŒžβ˜€οΈ

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

Batam Ubi Deer 🦌 Farm

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

Ohh…Do enjoy its newly πŸ†• launched tasty πŸ˜‹ wellΒ  marinated DIY grill dining 🍽 during your visit ya πŸ˜€

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A piece of online news πŸ‘¨πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» about the owner πŸ‘¨πŸ½β€πŸ’Όof this farm in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ’s national language for your reading πŸ“– pleasure,Β http://m.utusan.com.my/berita/wilayah/kedah/ternakan-rusa-ubah-kehidupan-arkitek-1.159273

AddressπŸ“: Batas Ubi Deer Farm, Kampung Batas Ubi, 06900 Yan, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Contact no.πŸ“žβ˜ŽοΈπŸ“±: Mr. Mazlan +6012-431 3635

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

Kampung RagaΒ 

It’s situated in Yan district of Kedah state, Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ with approximately 4️⃣5️⃣km away from Alor Setar

Guess what❓⁉️

A must visit as this village with beautiful 😍 natural πŸ’š scenery 🏞 of its panoramic beachside πŸπŸ–, River πŸ’¦πŸ’§Raga, Hampar Waterfall, mount-side of Mt Jeraiβ›°, paddy 🌿 fields surrounding

She enjoyed her morning πŸ”†πŸ”…horse ride 🐎at theΒ Ultimate Horse Training & Stud farm (UHTASF)πŸ™‚

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Yeah‼️ Not to be missed‼️ She loves πŸ’— herΒ 1️⃣st experienceΒ πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜Β of feeding the baby deers 🦌 with milk 🍼 

Great thanks πŸ™πŸ» to her writer gang πŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈakaΒ great partner in crime, @Zharif93Β for the live clipΒ πŸŽ₯πŸ“ΉΒ capturedΒ πŸ“ΈΒ at UhtasfΒ 

Then, she learnt to cook πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³ a famous traditional Kedah cake πŸ₯  named Kuih KarasΒ for theΒ 1️⃣st timeπŸ˜‰

Wow‼️ By just using a traditional making instrument made with coconuts πŸ₯₯Β & simple recipe of flour & sugar πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»only. So crunchy crispy to enjoyβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜‹πŸ€€

Great thanks again to @Zharif93Β πŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈΒ for this short live clipΒ πŸŽ₯πŸ“ΉΒ capturedΒ πŸ“Έ

Do opt for a stay vacation πŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏ here to mingle with friendly villagersπŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬, to experience some traditional village activities e.g. fishing 🎣 , swimming πŸŠπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸŠπŸ»β€β™€οΈ , mount β›° climbing πŸ§—β€β™‚οΈ πŸ§—β€β™€οΈ etc. as well as beautiful 😍 natural πŸžπŸ’šsurrounding of this village

AddressπŸ“: No. 409F,Β 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 atΒ Mount Jeraiβ›°Β of Kedah, MalaysiaΒ πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

It costs RM250/ pax including photosπŸ“Έ/ videosπŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯, pick up & off road shuttle service 🚐 to the take off point

However, please note that the risk of flying with the pilot πŸ‘¨β€βœˆοΈ 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 SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β was waiting for her turn (this photoπŸ“Έrefers). 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 KedahΒ &Β Gunung Jerai Paragliding Park OfficialΒ team on the arrangement for this writers experience visit. Ended up a total of 8️⃣ writers, onlyΒ 2️⃣ writers got to experience it 😭😭 Truly disappointing & sad 😞😒 for the rest of us after a long waitΒ πŸ˜”

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

TheΒ Regency Jerai Hill ResortΒ 

It’s located at top of Mount β›° Jerai, surrounded by lush vegetation & natural πŸ’šπŸ’š landscape. It offers panoramic 😍 views of beautiful Kedah & features a botanical garden with wild orchidsπŸ€—

She loves ❀️ the morning πŸ”†πŸ”…breakfast β˜•οΈπŸ½ & steamboat πŸ₯˜πŸ² meal served here at the Puncak Kedah RestaurantπŸ˜‹πŸ€€

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Beautiful 😍 sunset πŸŒ… observed during her recent comfy stay here

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Do bring a thick jacket πŸ§₯ / cardigan with you during your stay πŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏ as it’s quite chill cooling πŸŒ¬πŸ’¨ from evening πŸ™ onwards

 

AddressπŸ“: Jalan Kaki Bukit, 08300 Gurun, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

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

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

Ohh yeah‼️ Don’t miss some nice 🀩 wall murals πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ done with the Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s past prime ministers around Alor Setar ya😊

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Great thanks πŸ™πŸ» to her writer gang, @dboy_studioΒ πŸ™‹πŸΎβ€β™‚οΈfor the photosΒ πŸ“ΈΒ captured

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

#MalaysiaΒ #KedahΒ #吉打旅游#TourismKedah #KedahTourism #DiscoverKedah #visitKedahΒ #TravelWithMeΒ #siennylovesdrawingΒ #MyDestinationΒ #MyCuisineΒ #SayangMalaysiaΒ #CutiCutiMalaysiaΒ #MyNBOSΒ #MalaysiaTrulyAsiaΒ #travelΒ #travellingΒ #blogΒ #bloggingΒ #bloggersΒ #bloggerΒ #influencerΒ #influencersΒ 

Rentak Selangor 2018 (Part 1)

Yeah‼️ ✌🏻SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has recently being invited πŸ“©πŸ“§πŸ’Œ by Tourism Selangor & participated as 1️⃣ of the international media team πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ (from Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ, Indonesia πŸ‡πŸ‡©, Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅ & Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·) for the Rentak Selangor 2018 in MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ’s national language with meaning of the Beats of Selangor πŸ˜ƒ

It’s the strategic effort for the 3️⃣rd year to further promote ⬆️ the State of Selangor as a tourism & cultural destination in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

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Personally, SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has learnt & discovered so much during this 5️⃣D4️⃣N trip 🚌 about the diverse co-existence of cultural traditions & ecosystems in Selangor state of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Hmm…Why Selangor❓⁉️

It’s because throughout the years, Selangor is 1️⃣ of the multiracial πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«πŸ‘­ states in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ that arose with beautiful 😍🀩 blends of various vibrant cultural heritage influences in traditional dances πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘ΊπŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•Ί& 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 πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ
  • To introduce the culture of Selangor to a widen public πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«
  • To celebrate & propagate the musical 🎢🎧🎡🎼🎀& traditional dances πŸ‘ΉπŸ‘ΊπŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•Ί heritage of Selangor
  • To strengthen πŸ€πŸ™ŒπŸ» the collaborative relationship between Selangor Exco for Youth Generation Development (UPEN) with the participating stakeholders, international media practitioners, travel agencies & tourism industry playersπŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«

So, what are the beats & moves (i.e. musics 🎢🎼🎡& dancesπŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ•΄πŸ»)❓⁉️

Cempuling ~ Selangor Javaneses’ Joy

It means a collection of music 🎢🎼🎡 instruments that uses beats for different rhythm & sound brought to Selangor state of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡ΎΒ by Sunan Kalijaga. The music 🎢🎼🎡played are in the form of advices for the audiences πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬

  • Cem ~ A variety as the musicians πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘« with different background & different types & sizes of instruments🎹🎸πŸ₯
  • Pul ~ All sorts of people gatheringπŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬
  • Iling ~ It’s the Java language to reminding each other about self, team member & communities. In religious term, it means self reflections & self remindersπŸ˜€

 

She has enjoyed theΒ modernΒ CempulingΒ performance byΒ Cempuling moden Cendana KlasikΒ πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬πŸ‘πŸ»

Hmm…Modern Cempuling❓⁉️

Because it’s including with modern music 🎢🎼🎡 instruments e.g. keyboard 🎹 , guitar 🎸 etc. as refer to theΒ 2️⃣nd row of above boomerang πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured

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

Guess what❓⁉️

The songs 🎢🎼🎀 played with Cempuling are with a variety from songs from Java, Malay, Mandarin, Tamil etc. She enjoyed the performance of a Mandarin song by late famous Taiwanese πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡Ό singer, Teresa TengπŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ

Do enjoy a video clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» for sharing here,

 

Urumee MelumΒ ΰ‰ΰ±ΰ―ΰΰΏΰΰ―‡ΰ³ΰ் Drummers ~ Calling of the Gods’ Spirit πŸ₯πŸ₯

This is the most vibrant 🀩 & essential of the Malaysian-Indian traditions found in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ with its double-headed hourglass-shaped drum originated from the state of Tamil Nadu, South of India πŸ‡πŸ‡³

This music 🎢🎼🎡has been widely believed to possess deep sacred powerΒ & 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 πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ₯horizontally. It’s played entirely with sticks & simply allows the drummer to either play it by standing πŸ‘¬ or walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ around

Do enjoy a short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» at Batu Caves 🏞 with the awesome πŸ‘πŸ» performance by the drummers πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬πŸ‘¬ πŸ₯from the Chinna Rasa Urumee Melum Masana Kali

Some of the music 🎢🎼🎡πŸ₯ instruments includingΒ Urumee,Β 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 πŸ‘•πŸ‘–as their performance attire, bare foot πŸ‘£ & 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 πŸŽ‰πŸŽŠwhich require fasting before their performance at ceremonies/Β templesβ›©

 

Tanjung Flowers πŸ’ Dance ~ Selangor Royalties πŸ‘‘ dance πŸ’ƒπŸ»

Tanjung flowers πŸ’ aka Bunga Tanjung in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s national language if the official flower of Selangor since the ruling of the Selangor Royalties πŸ‘‘

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After many of you asking via DMsss, here you go a summary of @siennylovesdrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» β€˜s Day 4️⃣ (last day, why so fastβ“β‰οΈπŸ˜Œ) with #BeatsofSelangor aka #RentakSelangor 2018 🎢🎡🎼πŸ₯ . Hmm…Slightly longer πŸ€— as need to prepare clips πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ with details inside ya πŸ˜‰β˜ΊοΈ . βœ… Traditional dances of Selangor Royalties πŸ‘‘ , Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ & Bugis, South Sulawesi, Indonesia πŸ‡πŸ‡© . βœ… Amazing great #UrumeeMelum drummers πŸ₯ performance . βœ… Beautiful Istana Bandar Lama Jugra . Happy to meet new friends, both Malaysians & some foreign media friends from this trip, friendship forever ya πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ’— . Let’s enjoy the photos & clips captured of each about the beautiful #Selangor , Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ , more updates πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’» via blog link at profile or vblog via #Youtube ~SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ’s channel . Special thank you πŸ™πŸ» for having #siennylovesdrawing with great πŸ‘πŸ» welcoming & hospitality throughout πŸ€—to @gayatravel @tourismselangor @discoverselangor @smartselangor @mymotac @visit.malaysia2020 @maticmy #DiscoverSelangor #SmartSelangor #NBOS #MyNBOS #VM2020 #SayangMalaysia #GayaTravel #gayaXevents #MyDestination #CutiCutiMalaysia #MalaysiaTrulyAsia #travel #travelling #blog #blogging #bloggers #blogger #influencer #influencers

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This 4️⃣mins & 4️⃣0️⃣seconds dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» only for women πŸ‘­πŸ‘­πŸ‘­ & it symbolises Malay women as gentle, courteous, polite same like this flower πŸ’ ~ very fragrant & grows very high up on the trees 🌳🌳

It’s very well accepted πŸ‘πŸ» by the MalaysiansπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ& always performed during the official government ceremonies etc.πŸ˜‰

 

Batara Dance

Back then, this dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» was performed to emphasise on the connection between humans & the Gods of all Universes. Then, this dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» has evolved to being a dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» which meant to show love πŸ’— & loyalty to the King πŸ‘‘

This 4️⃣mins & 4️⃣0️⃣seconds danceπŸ’ƒπŸ»’s movement visualises the respect & gratitude to the King πŸ‘‘

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Poja Dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» ~ Selangor Bugis tradition heritage

This 3️⃣mins Bugis dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» which is 1️⃣ of the popular one in Selangor due to the Bugis migrants from Sulawesi πŸ‡πŸ‡© & settled down in Selangor πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ many years ago

This dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» used to be performed only in the royal πŸ‘‘ palace to welcome the King πŸ‘‘ by the dancers πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ» with the sprinkled flowers πŸ’ & nice dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» moves

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Currently, it’s performed to everyone πŸ‘¬πŸ‘­πŸ‘« as a welcome πŸ€— symbolic to all guests πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«who came to attend a event/ ceremony heldπŸ˜ƒ

 

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 theΒ MattandajariΒ ceremony (marriage πŸ‘°πŸ»πŸ€΅πŸ» proposal). Then, this dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» has evolved & to welcome πŸ€— all guests to events/ ceremonies

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MadduppaΒ ~ The traditional food serving tray

Bosara ~ The traditional food serving tray’s cover

Both of them are used in this 6️⃣mins & 2️⃣5️⃣seconds dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» & then a variety of traditionalΒ delicacies/ cakes 🍰 will be served to all guests πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ after the end of this dance πŸ’ƒπŸ» performance

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Do enjoy a short clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ captured with all the 4️⃣ dances shared above performed by dancers fromΒ Citra Ugik of Malay Bugis Association of Selangor, MalaysiaΒ πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Ohh…Noted the beautiful 😍 place in the clip πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯ above of theΒ  4️⃣ dances πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ» performed…

Curious πŸ€” where πŸ“is it❓⁉️

It’s Alaeddin Palace πŸ‘‘ or Bandar Jugra Palace akaΒ Istana Bandar Lama Jugra in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ’s national language which was constructed using high qualityΒ 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 πŸ‰ fin)

 

This double-storey palace πŸ‘‘ has many rooms i.e. A royal πŸ‘‘ bath πŸ›€πŸ» , a throne room, a banquet room, bedroomsπŸ’€πŸ›Œ, royal πŸ‘‘ audiences hall, kitchen, a forbidden garden etc.Β It was designated as a historical monument & site under the Antiquities Act 1976 inΒ 1980πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»

Do stay tune for Part 2 ya

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#TravelogueMalaysia: Heritages @ Kedah

Yeah‼️ SiennyLovesDrawingΒ πŸ‘©πŸ»Β & her writers gangΒ πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬Β were travelled in Kedah state of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ for its heritages

Where❓⁉

Kedah Paddy 🌿 MuseumπŸ›

Yeah‼️ To learn more about the world’s 🌍 πŸ—Ί most important crop ~ paddy 🌿, here the museumπŸ› Highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ» as it’s really full of paddy 🌿 information & with minimal ⬇️ admission 🎟 charge. Please note if you are bringing your camera πŸŽ₯ πŸ“· along, RM2️⃣ will be charged ya πŸ™‚

Hmm…How about smartphoneπŸ“±then as most with camera πŸ“· ❓⁉️ It’s free πŸ†“ from SiennyoLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» ’s experience during her recent visit ☺️

Very educational for childrenπŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ», must bring your kids for a visit to understand more about paddy 🌿 planting in Kedah, Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Guess what❓⁉️

After your visit, you will definitely understand why Kedah state is with its well-known remark ~ β€œNegeri Jelapang Padi” ~ in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ’s national language, meaning the State of paddy 🌿 fields πŸ’šπŸ’š

Ha…Ha…A funny crazy 😜😝 spot inside this museumπŸ›

 

She found a beautiful 😍🀩 river πŸ’§πŸ’¦ side near by this museumπŸ›, it forms part of the existing Kedah’s flood mitigation project currentlyπŸ‘πŸ»

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AddressπŸ“: Lot 798, Jalan Gunung Keriang, Mukim Gunung Keriang, 06570 Alor Setar, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Operating hoursπŸ•˜: 9am to 5pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

Entrance fee 🎟: RM3️⃣ for adult πŸ‘΅πŸ»πŸ‘΄πŸ»πŸ‘©πŸ»πŸ‘¨πŸ» & RM1️⃣ for kids below 12 years old πŸ‘ΆπŸ»πŸ‘§πŸ»πŸ§’πŸ»πŸ‘¦πŸ»

Website🌐: http://www.kedahmuseum.gov.my/index.php/mpadi

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

Kota Kuala Kedah πŸš€πŸš£πŸ½β€β™‚οΈMuseumπŸ›

Also known locally as Kuala Kedah Fort / Kuala Bahang Fort. This fort is situated at the northern shore of the Kedah riverπŸ’¦πŸ’§ It was built in 1771 (completed in 1780) during Sultan Muhammad Jiwa πŸ‘‘ as a protection for the state of Kedah & its capital, Alor Setar of Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Highly recommendedπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘†πŸ»It’s very informative & a must visit to understand the history of Kuala KedahπŸš€πŸš£πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ

It’s recognized as Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ’s historical land site on 31.8.1978πŸ‘†πŸ»

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

Free πŸ†“ admission 🎟

Lots of wedding πŸ‘°πŸ» 🀡🏻couples chosen here as their pre-wedding photos shooting πŸ“ΈπŸŽ₯ venue

AddressπŸ“: Muzium Kota Kuala Kedah, Jabatan Muzium Malaysia (Wilayah Utara), Kampung Seberang Kota, 06600 Kuala Kedah, Kedah Darul Aman, West Malaysia

Operating hoursπŸ•˜: 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 πŸ”†πŸ”…the bus 🚌 passed by & stopped πŸ›‘ to capture this beautiful 😍🀩 Rumah Tradisional Kedah🏑

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Hmm…No ❌ photos πŸ“Έ cum videos πŸŽ₯ taking allowed during our visit, hence unable to share much 😌

The brief historical explanationπŸ“ of this tradisional house🏑,

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AddressπŸ“: In front of Wisma Darul Aman, along Jalan Lumba Kuda,05250 Alor Setar, Kedah, West Malaysia

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

Alor Setar TowerπŸ—Ό

This towerΒ πŸ—Όplays a few roles

  • An observatory towerπŸ—Όto look for the crescent moon to mark the beginning ofΒ Muslim month
  • A telecommunication πŸ“ž towerΒ πŸ—Ό
  • A tourist destination with some restaurants 🍽 & a souvenir πŸŽπŸ› shop

Beautiful 😍🀩 night πŸŒƒπŸŒŒ view from top of this 165.5 m (543 ft)Β towerπŸ—Ό

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

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

Alor Setar City πŸŒ† Square (Dataran Medan Bandar)

Highly recommendedπŸ‘†πŸ»to plan & take a heritage walking πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈ trail through Kedah’s capital aka Alor Setar to discover its Royal πŸ‘‘ legacy & unique city πŸŒ† attractions

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All the heritage destinations are close by to each other πŸ˜ŠΒ πŸ“along Medan Bandar, 05000 Alor Setar, Kedah, West Malaysia

The Zahir Mosque πŸ•Œ

It’s 1️⃣ of the grandest & oldest mosquesπŸ•Œin Malaysia which built in 1912 &Β has 5️⃣ domes with each represents the 5️⃣ tenets of Islam aka Rukun Islam in Malaysia πŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ ‘s national language

Hmm…SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» hasn’t enter βŒπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈinto it during this recent visit due to lack of time πŸ•–

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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 πŸ•™ TowerπŸ—Ό

It was built with its roles & functions to the Zahir MosqueπŸ•Œby confirming the prayer πŸ™πŸ» times daily

From her reading πŸ“– , this clock towerπŸ—Όin the past will chime for every prayer πŸ™πŸ» time daily, then the nobat 🎢🎡beating from the Balai Nobat & accordingly the call to prayer πŸ™πŸ» is made from the Zahir Mosque πŸ•Œ

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The Royal πŸ‘‘ MuseumπŸ›

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

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Highly recommended πŸ‘†πŸ»by SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» to visit this museumπŸ›, lots of interesting information/ display items from the royal πŸ‘‘families of Kedah

Operating hoursπŸ•˜: 10am to 6pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12pm to 2pm)

Website🌐: http://kedahmuseum.gov.my/index.php/m-diraja

The Sultan 🀴🏻Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Gallery (FKA High Court) πŸ›

It’s all about theΒ Sultan 🀴🏻Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah of Kedah, MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

It was used to be the State High Court πŸ›building of Kedah, MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ

Operating hoursπŸ•˜: 9am to 5pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

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

The Royal πŸ‘‘ Hall (Balai Besar)

It’s built in 1735 with its traditional Malay architectural style by Sultan 🀴🏻Muhammad Jiwa (i.e. the 1️⃣9️⃣thΒ ruler of Kedah) & located πŸ“within the compound of the former royal πŸ‘‘ palace

It was used in the past as venue for royal πŸ‘‘ cum state council meetings, coronations, wedding πŸ‘°πŸ» 🀡🏻 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 πŸ‘‘ ceremonies e.g. investitures, weddings/ deaths.

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SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» hasn’t enter βŒπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈinto it during this recent visit as it’s closed ⛔️

Guess what❓⁉️

Kedah state is 1️⃣ of the only 4️⃣ 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 πŸŽ¨πŸ–ŒGalleryΒ πŸ›

SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» hasn’t enter βŒπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈinto it during this recent visit as it’s closed⛔️, sigh…No chance to view πŸ‘€& appreciate the art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ, engravings & calligraphy collection stored in thereπŸ›

Love ❀️ its whole white βšͺ️ elegant building πŸ›, hmm…A nice 😍 venue for pre-wedding πŸ‘°πŸ»πŸ€΅πŸ»shooting

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Operating hoursπŸ•˜: 9am to 5pm daily (Fri prayer closing 12.30pm to 2.30pm)

Website🌐: http://kedahmuseum.gov.my/index.php/b-s-n

Yeah‼️ Can view πŸ‘€ Alor Setar TowerπŸ—Όfrom 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 byΒ #Borakkitadotcom, special thank you to Tourism Kedah for the trust to all the writers gang

#MalaysiaΒ #KedahΒ #吉打旅游#TourismKedah #KedahTourism #DiscoverKedah #visitKedahΒ #TravelWithMeΒ #siennylovesdrawingΒ #MyDestinationΒ #MyCuisineΒ #SayangMalaysiaΒ #CutiCutiMalaysiaΒ #MyNBOSΒ #MalaysiaTrulyAsiaΒ #travelΒ #travellingΒ #blogΒ #bloggingΒ #bloggersΒ #bloggerΒ #influencerΒ #influencersΒ 

#TravelogueMalaysia: Day 4 @ Pangkor Island

This gonna be the last blogging πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“ post about SiennyLovesDrawing’s πŸ‘©πŸ» recent travelogue island at Pangkor Island…πŸπŸ–

So, where SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» & her writers gang πŸ‘­πŸ‘«πŸ‘¬ were checked-in for a night stay❓⁉️

It’s Rumah Rehat Kerajaan Pangkor (RRKN Pangkor) at Teluk Dalam, Pangkor IslandπŸπŸ– It’s a newly πŸ†• renovated Rest House by the sea 🌊 Yeah‼️ Really beautiful 😍 view for getting vitamin sea 🌊 πŸ˜ƒ

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It’s situated at the northern tip of the virtually virgin Pangkor Island πŸπŸ– i.e. off the west coast of Peninsular MalaysiaπŸ‡²πŸ‡Ύ SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» really loves ❀️ its beautiful 😍 peaceful surrounding ☺️

It owns 1️⃣1️⃣ rooms, including 3️⃣ suites with a magnificent sea view 🌊 It features the “kampung” styles 🏘 architecture & all rooms furnished & equipped for a total pleasure & comfy stay hereπŸ›ŒπŸ›πŸšΏ

Guess what❓⁉️

In the past, it’s only open for Government employees & RoyaltyπŸ‘‘πŸ€΄πŸ»πŸ‘ΈπŸ», but recently open to public. Yeah‼️ Truly a beautiful 😍 place for a sea ocean 🌊 view stay vacation. There are 1️⃣1️⃣ rooms which suits your budget πŸ’± selectionβœ… The available room types includes Superior, Deluxe, Studio, Premier Suites & Royal Suite. The rooms are amazing & even would say all rooms with equal quality to some of the best hotels 🏒🏒 in KL City Centre. Moreover, the place & hotel room reallyΒ  with impeccable cleanliness & standards. All its rooms are well equipped with a kettle, tea & coffee β˜•οΈ , fridge ❄️ , iron & ironing board, toiletries, shower 🚿 robes & slippers. There are a good πŸ‘πŸ» selection of TV πŸ“Ί channels with a large screen TV for your viewing pleasure πŸ‘€

What SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» enjoyed the most from this hotel❓⁉️

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It’s the hotel location πŸ“which located directly onto the beach πŸπŸ– & with its cafe 🍽 named Ombak Cafe which sits literally on stilts above the sea ocean 🌊 It definitely offers uninterrupted views of the bay towards Lumut, early morning πŸ”†πŸ”… you will relaxing to view the fishermen πŸš£πŸ½β€β™‚οΈ passing by for their daily sea 🌊 chores

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With her female writer buddy, she checked-in to a deluxe room πŸ‘­ Very comfy spacious, moreover she loves πŸ’— the sweet room decoration for their check-in. Just so sweet πŸ˜„πŸ˜

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A nice range of complimentary πŸ†“ toiletries provided to its guests πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ in the bathroomπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏπŸš½

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Then, enjoyed delicious πŸ˜‹πŸ€€ lunch at Ombak Cafe 🍽 Yeah‼️

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What were the tasty πŸ˜‹ dishes enjoyed❓⁉️

Prawn Fritters 🍀🍀

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Thick fritters 🍀🍀 with strong heavy prawns 🦐 🦐 flavour πŸ˜‹

Spicy 🌢 Chilies Crabs πŸ¦€πŸ¦€

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Very fresh crabs πŸ¦€ served here, just a little too spicy 🌢 for SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ»

Ginger Soya Sauce Fried Fish 🐟

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Her favourite fresh fish 🐟 served here, loves ❀️ the strong ginger spices πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‹

Claypot Beef Curry

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2️⃣nd flavoured dish, the heavy curry spices really suited her appetite of the day πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ€€

Not very spicy 🌢 πŸ†—

Vegetables & Bean Curds

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Well balanced dining 🍽 with a vegetables🌿🌱🌿 dish πŸ˜„

Yeah‼️ Delicious tasty πŸ˜‹ lunch dining 🍽, so full & satisfied πŸ†’

 

In the afternoon, she & the writers gang πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬πŸ‘«gathered at the beach πŸπŸ– nearby Teluk Dalam for some batik colouring πŸ–ŒπŸŽ¨ activities. The batik kits were sponsored by Desa Alam Batek. Yeah‼️ You’ re right βœ…β€ΌοΈ The same supplier for her beautiful 😍 batik pant as shared in earlier blog posting πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ’»πŸ“

Beautiful 😍 right❓⁉️

It’s really therapeutic 😌 to do batik colouring πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ Very simple easy & relaxing 😎 especially at the beach side πŸπŸ– All enjoyed πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜„ very much as well as happy 😊 with own masterpiece

Do click in to my IG posting above (there were πŸ”Ÿ photos πŸ“Έ cum short clips πŸ“ΉπŸŽ₯) which posted for your viewing pleasure, sharing is caring as always ya😁

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If interested, do check out this batik colouring πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ kit from @desaalambatek πŸ‘πŸ»

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Yeah‼️ All the beautiful 😍 batik art πŸŽ¨πŸ–Œ with the writers gang πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬ Then, relaxing 😌walked πŸšΆπŸ»β€β™€οΈπŸšΆπŸ»β€β™‚οΈback along the beach πŸπŸ– side to hotel 🏘, resting & showerπŸ›ŒπŸ›€πŸ»πŸšΏ

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

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The steamboat 🍲πŸ₯˜ served with both soups, seafoodsπŸ¦€πŸ¦πŸ¦‘, meatsπŸ”πŸ‚& vegetables πŸŒΏπŸŒ½πŸ…So full & satisfiedπŸ˜‹πŸ˜ Busy chit chattingπŸ—£πŸ‘€πŸ‘₯πŸ—£, then rest for the nightπŸŒƒπŸŒŒ

Do enjoy a live clip πŸŽ₯πŸ“Ή captured by 1️⃣ of her writers gang, @asyrafasriey πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈduring the steamboat πŸ₯˜πŸ² dinner🍽

 

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

Why she says so❓⁉️

It was because in 1️⃣ of the beautiful next morningπŸ”†πŸ”…, while she was enjoying breakfast πŸžβ˜•οΈ at Ombak Cafe with her best buddy πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™€οΈ for some chit chattingπŸ—£πŸ‘€ There was a monkey πŸ’ that came by & took some butters πŸ§€ & strawberry πŸ“jams from the dining table 🍽 Obviously SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» got a shock 😱 from the breakfast & kept carrying her mini backpack πŸŽ’the whole breakfast πŸžβ˜•οΈ

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Ohh..Why❓⁉️

She just worried 😧 what if suddenly the monkey πŸ’ came by again & grabbed her bag πŸŽ’β“She got all her valuables including phoneπŸ“±, camera πŸ“Έ for the media trip πŸ€­πŸ€— SiennyLovesDrawing πŸ‘©πŸ» has suggested to the hotel staff πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈto take note of this monkey πŸ’ issues & perhaps to seek help from the Malaysian Forestry Office πŸ‘πŸ½β€β™‚οΈπŸ‘πŸ½β€β™‚οΈto have proper action to catch the monkeys πŸ’πŸ’ around the hotel 🏘 & returning them to their nature home ~ forest🌳🌳 The hotel staff πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™‚οΈinformed they will manage the necessary from the suggestion raised☺️

Checked out noon time & took pink πŸ’— van 🚐 to Sg Pinang Jetty βš“οΈ for boat transfer 🚀 from Majlis Perbandaran Manjung (MPM) to Marina Jetty βš“οΈ for our Transnational bus 🚌 ride to KL aka home sweet home 🏑

Time flies, happy πŸ˜ƒ media trip of 5️⃣D4️⃣N ended with a big smile πŸ˜€ on all writers’ faces πŸ‘«πŸ‘­πŸ‘¬

 

Bye bye πŸ‘‹πŸ» ‼️ Pang Island 🌴 πŸ–πŸ& will be back πŸ”™ for sureβ€ΌοΈπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜

AddressπŸ“: Along Teluk Dalam, 32300 Pulau Pangkor, Perak, West Malaysia

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

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Some of the recent updates πŸ—žπŸ“° about Pangkor Island 🌴 πŸ–πŸ for your reading πŸ“– pleasure,

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

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

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