I always assumed that the hill is called ‘Bukit Nanas’ because there used to be pineapples planted on the slopes (nanas = pineapple). That’s what KL Forest Eco Park was known as, you know, until recently. Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve....
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‘Origami’ creations from the fronds of the nipa palm. Typically a craft of the Mah Meri women, it is used to decorate festival spaces, shaman huts, and also to create the conical totems that forms the focal point of the dance at the close of the ceremonies. Mahmeri Village,Pulau Carey,Kuala Langat,Selangor #mahmeri #mahmeritribe #mahmericulture #mahmeripulaucarey #careyisland #orangasli #harimoyang #ancestors #indigenousfestival #indigenousart #tejaonthehorizon #tejainmalaysia #worldtraveler🌎 #worldtravels #worldtravelcaptures #nsyftravel #muslimahswhotravel #femaletravelbloggers #wordoftravel #worldtravelig #exploremalaysia #discovermalaysia #leavethemainroad #backpackingasia #malaysiaculture #origamiart #nativeart #womenart #womencraft #nipah @ Pulau Carey ... See MoreSee Less
I remember learning how to weave palm leaves as a child when we were on a holiday in Goa. I enjoyed it so much my poor dad had to keep getting me fresh palm leaves for the next couple of weeks. It was an interesting craft and quite soothing. We used it to provide makeshift roofing for shade.
You know how bloggers from modernised countries exploring other cultures write about how travel exposes you to people who are outstandingly generous, hospitable, spiritual, etc. etc. and it expands you? OK, here's the update from the other side. The reverse way is also true. If you *are* from a generous, sincere, or some kind of good and true place, travel also exposes people who for some reason don't know how to deal with that. Fortunately, this also expands you. ... See MoreSee Less