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大馬找吃小旅行 - 丹絨士拔美食攻略

丹絨士拔 (Tanjung Sepat) 是雪蘭莪州沿岸的一個小漁村,離吉隆坡約1.5小時的車程,很適合住在雪隆區的朋友們來個cuti cuti malaysia一日遊 。 最推薦的是湯頭清甜的海鮮肉骨茶,跟大家在雪隆區吃的很不一樣,其他還有木薯片,梅菜包等一籮筐的美食,有機會一定要去丹絨士拔 cari makan ~ Continue reading

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「淨屍節」- 印尼托拉查人緬懷親人的’馬聶聶’奇特習俗。

‘鬼節’,’活死人祭’,或’淨屍節’是馬聶聶的許多名稱,每三年在印尼南蘇拉威西島的托拉查舉行(Tana Toraja in South Sulawesi, Indonesia)。在這個節日,家屬將死去的親人木乃伊化的遺體由墓陵請出來淨屍、換上新衣、團聚。根據古老的民間傳說,屍體有行走的能力,所以也有趕屍一稱。 Continue reading

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The Ma’nene Ceremony of the Torajans in South Sulawesi – When Death Is Not the Last Good Bye

The Ma’nene Ceremony in Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, is one of the most peculiar rituals on earth. The Ma’nene Ceremony  takes place once every three years, during which the mummified, dead family members and the live family members meet and reunite.  

The ceremony is also known as the “Walking Dead Ceremony” because many articles that have been published mention that the corpses are paraded around the village, and hence are seen as “walking”.  Folklore also has it that if someone died afar, the corpse is made to “walk” home under a spell. However, my guide is not too happy about the the term “walking dead” as he says that it’s an exaggeration, so I guess it all depends on what you want to believe.  Continue reading

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12 Day Perth & Western Australia Itinerary

Perth is the perfect city to visit for an awesome getaway, even more so for Malaysians because it is only 5 hours 30 minutes by flight.  A 12 day trip was perfect us for us because we spent a few days in Perth, and had an epic road trip by traveling down to the south western regions to towns such as Albany, Denmark, Pemberton, Augusta, Margret River, Dunsborough, Mandurah, then back up to Perth again.   Continue reading

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3D2N Sungai Lembing Itinerary, Malaysia

I first heard about Sungai Lembing through a friend when she told me about how beautiful the sunrise is at Bukit Panorama.  Then of course there is the food to savour because every town in Malaysia has their own specialty in terms of food.  For food, I am not going to write too much about it on this post  as I’ve already written extensively here – 10 Things to Eat in Sungai Lembing. Continue reading

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