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Road trip part 3-Quest for horse shoe crabs (belangkas)

“The horseshoe crab or Atlantic horseshoe crab (Limulus polyphemus) is a marine chelicerate arthropod. Despite its name, it is more closely related to spiders, ticks, and scorpions than to crabs…”.YIKES?!! (read more here) Alhamdulillah,Im learning new things everyday.On my recent village trip in Malaysia, I learnt a new local delicacy-Horse Shoe crab aka Belangkas in …

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Kg Temenin-Sultan Mahmud,chicken rice and Sarawak lapis cake.Bye! (part 7)

Today is the final day here.The jitters start again but lesser than previous.Its like that, I get jittery whenever I travel.This time,there is no TGIWw but there is teary eyes goodbyes… Woke up early,had only 2-3hours of sleep.Cos I was reading the novel and my eyes cannot close till I finish it. I had forgotten …

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Kg Temenin-Friday prayer,house visit and supper (Part 6)

Head to the downtown mosque at 12.30pm.The mosque is of medium size.Taken my ablution from home.As I head to the small female prayer room,men started pouring in. The friday khutabahs is about Korban,sacrifice.I was the only female in the room thruout the prayer.Alhamdulillah.After completion,we head home and eat some kuehs and light lunch .As if …

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Kg Temenin-Warm traditional welcome (part 2)

Kampung Temenin ,Kota Tinggi, Johor Bahru.It is only 10 mins drive away from the popular waterfalls.http://www.putriberendam.com/ayam-golek/natural-spa-retreat-part-2/ View Larger Map This is a big area of rubber plantation for research purposes. We reached the Surau (a prayer area similar to mosque) .From the bus, I saw a gleaming colourful array of people waiting to welcome us.I …

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Natural spa retreat (Part 2)

Kota Tinggi Waterfalls Operating HoursWeekday – 8.00am to 9.00pm Sat, PH & School Holiday -8.00am to 12.00amResort Areas -Daily 8.00am to 7.00amEmail: theeone71@hotmail.comSales Department:07-8829222/07-8829111Front office Department:07-8836222 Cool, clear, gushing waters…Feel the fresh aura of these waterfalls… So invigorating to sit by a moving stream or a waterfall. It helps to remove unwanted or unused energy, …

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