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Archive for April, 2014

Announcement: Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour

Apr 30, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events
Maitreya Relic Tour

This Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour is a public exhibition of ancient and sacred relics of the historical Buddha Shakyamuni and other great Buddhist masters from India,Tibet, Korea and China. Venue: Than Hsiang Temple Add: 132, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, 11900 Bayan Lepas, Penang. Dates: Sat, 3 May: 10am to 11am - Opening Ceremony followed by relic viewing Sat, 3 May: ... continue reading »

Tappers Café Kuala Terengganu

Taking a breather from traipsing Payang Market and Chinatown one late morning, my friend, Mak, decided to stop at Tappers Café to recharge, simply because it looked nice. Tappers Café, from what I know, is a franchise chain of cafés, with branches in Petaling Jaya and Selangor. Opened for business in August, 2013, this cafe serves a ... continue reading »

Payang Serai Restaurant Kuala Terengganu

After almost a week of Terengganu delicacies, delegates from China, Hong Kong and Thailand of the 2014 Terengganu International Squid Jigging Festival were craving for some tastes of their homeland dishes. Indeed, they found it at Restoran Payang Serai, an unassuming restaurant at the Kuala Terengganu waterfront, which serves delicious Chinese and Thai-style cooking. And, I am ... continue reading »

time exhibition

The Terengganu State Museum hosts exhibitions on a regular basis. Currently, it is holding one called 'By Time'. This exhibition is essentially about history by time, how time came to be and how it is calculated in the different time zones. The exhibition has a write-up on famous clock towers around the world, which make an insightful ... continue reading »

batik craft centre Terengganu

Said to be a pioneer in Malaysian batik, Noor Arfa Craft Centre in Kuala Terengganu, or NACC in short, was established in 1980. It was my second visit to the craft centre, the first time was during the 2012 Malaysia Tourism Hunt, where we participated in a batik-painting challenge here. Owned by the husband-and-wife team, Wan ... continue reading »

Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV)

Apr 25, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Kenyir Elephant Village

Kenyir Elephant Village (KEV) is a new tourist attraction in Terengganu. Located at Temelong River, this is where seven baby and adult elephants call home. Known as the rainforest's largest and most magnificent creatures, they really amaze visitors not only with their size but also intelligence. These elephants live in a natural environment. However, visitors to KEV ... continue reading »

Lake Kenyir (Tasik Kenyir)

Apr 24, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Kenyir Lake

Spanning almost 210,000 hectares, nestled in the heart of the east coast state of Terengganu, Lake Kenyir is Southeast Asia's largest man-made lake. Stretching as far west as Kelantan and as far south to Pahang, Kenyir reminds me of Belum/Temenggor in Perak, where the primary mode of transport is by boat. With 340 islands dotting the ... continue reading »

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