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Mausoleums and cemeteries are not my preferred vacation destinations but I don't deny that there are people who purposely look out for these, perhaps as a research topic. The royal mausoleum of Almarhum Sultan Abdul Samad on Jugra Hill is visited regularly by common folk. Maybe these are local people who continue to feel an affinity ... continue reading »

Growing up drinking BOH tea, my recent visit to BOH's lowland tea plantation in Bukit Cheeding, Selangor, was an eye-opener. The leading tea grower in Malaysia, BOH owns four tea plantations (or tea gardens) in the country. Besides Bukit Cheeding, the other three are Boh, Sungei Palas and Fairlie, all located in Cameron Highlands. BOH's most ... continue reading »

Tok Sabri Tukang Cincin

Oct 14, 2015 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Sabri tukang cincin

I would say that being a regular visitor to craft bazaars not only in Ipoh but KL and wherever I may be, I have seen a good share of craft work. However, during Kembara Kraf Selangor 2015, we were introduced to a ring maker who specialises in "cincin kayu", or wood rings. Don't misunderstand; the ring ... continue reading »

Sungai Lang Homestay

This Sungai Lang Homestay in Banting is not a homestay in the true sense of the word. As I understand it, the concept of homestay in a Malay village is to enjoy the hospitality of the host and to participate in the daily activities of the family. In the homestay context of Sungai Lang, guests are ... continue reading »

Bukit Jugra paragliding

Paragliding at Bukit Jugra was supposed to be the highlight of my recent Selangor trip. Unfortunately, after listening to Capt. Ikhwan Azilah's safety briefing, and tips on take-off and landing, and subsequently waited for an hour, the wind conditions were still unfavourable and we had to abandon our plan. The base of the Bukit Jugra lighthouse, ... continue reading »

Kampung Kundang pineapple plantation

Our visit to this pineapple plantation was an eye-opening experience. It never crossed my mind that planting pineapple can be a back-breaking task, as everything is done manually. The Kampung Kundang pineapple plantation in Batu Laut, Banting, Selangor is three hundred acres wide, and they are in the process of converting all the crops into a ... continue reading »

Pressed Flower Art @ Laman Kraf Tani

Nov 24, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
Laman Kraf Tani

Laman Kraf Tani means Craft Garden. It's located in Kampung Sungai Lang Tengah, Kuala Langat, Selangor. It was one of our stops while we were on a quest to discover local arts and crafts during our tour of Selangor. Laman Kraf Tani was incepted on 9th September, 1999 by the owner, Esiah. This auspicious day ... continue reading »

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