Friday, October 22, 2010

Pua Give-Away



1st - Pua Purse Give-Away



YEAY! My very own very Give-Away, am SOOOO SUPER EXCITED!




Been wanting to do this for ages but couldn't find enough excuse, mainly because - the gift MUST be UNIQUE, AUTHENTHIC and SYMBOLIC to Malaysia culture and heritage. Unless ofcos I bought it during one of my oversee's trip, well; that's another story all together.

I had my mind set on something of Pua design and Sarawak is very famous for this motive/print and their beaded handiwork. This motive and handiwork is from Iban tribe which is a branch of the Dayak peoples of Borneo, they are also known as Sea Dayaks during the British colonial era. The Ibans were renowned for practising headhunting and tribal/territorial expansion. But no worries guys, long gone are the days of headhunting and piracy and the are now pretty much in tech savvy (those living in the cities of cause). The only headhunting now will be on online games/PSP, hahahhaaa.....




2nd - Bracelet Give-Away

Originally I wanted to have 1 give-away entry for each city I’ve visited but... Neh… I thought let’s just do 1 entry with 2 gifts instead. Hence the 2nd gift is from Kota Kinabalu (or KK) in Sabah. KK is basically popular for its cultured pearls but I don’t know how to buy a good one so I thought I just get an accessories from the famous Filipino Market.


Sabah is known for Mount Kinabalu (ranked 5th on the highest point in South East Asia) for it’s gigantic Rafflesia plants plus the orangutan as well as it's paradise diving spot/island - Sipadan Island. Do check out my entry HERE for Sipadan and Mabul Island visit. Oh! You can also climb Mountain Torq Via Ferrata.



GIVE-AWAY CRITERIA

1. Anyone
2. Everyone
* YES, I will ship it out to you as long as your address (anywhere/everywhere) is reachable by Mr. Postman (YUP! Even if you are not located in Malaysia, I will still ship it to you!) :D


HOW?

1. Write what you think of Borneo, or have you ever heard of Borneo, or anything of Borneo (It's ok if you haven't, we are all not Mr. Atlas) in your blog. Keep it VERY SHORT, SIMPLE and SWEET, feel free to be creative :D
2. Tell me which gift you like best and why
3. Link back to Globetrotter
4. Drop your link entry in Globetrotter Pua Give-Away's comment box and your email address as well :)
5. Include the Pua Purse/Bracelet picture in your entry


CLOSING DATE

15 November 2010
~ Winners will be announced few days after the closing date ~




My plan is to do a give-away purchased at the country I visited (wherever in the world I go to). I thought that would be more fun & interesting
:D





PS : Am doing a short business trip next week to Singapore, hemm.... what can I get from the island of Merlion?





Hyperlink credits : Wikipedia, Sabah Tourism, Mount-Kinabalu-Borneo.com

29 comments:

meeyeehere said...

I have heard of Borneo but I could not tell you a thing about the place.
Thanks
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meeyeehere said...

I love the beaded bag so much!!!!
jacksoncrisman@yahoo.com

Carlos Lorenzo said...

The purse and the bracelet do look great but the background, specially in the second shot is amazingly beautiful. It really favors the giveaways a lot.

Shingo T said...

Everyone loves contests, isn't it? ^_^

I haven't been to Borneo (at least not yet!)

It's very sweet of you to think of your readers no matter which part of the world you are in, Lily!

becky at abbeystyle said...

Hi Lily,
Thanks for stopping by my beachsnaps blog! Glad to have you aboard! Looking forward to blogging with you in the future.

fufu said...

really wanna go back to borneo again...wanna go to sarawak.... :)

Lily Riani said...

meeyeehere,

no prob, i will have updates on malaysia that can guide you if you ever visit this place.

carlos,

gee! appreciate you comment from an expert. THANKS!

shingo t,

i thought it will be fun, let's see how it goes :D

becky,

no problem, you have a great to begin with. i look forward to blogging with you too ;)

fufu,

KIA!!!

Gracie said...

This is a pretty bag. I probably wouldn't be able to enter though because if I won, Australian customs might take it away ;(

It's a sweet giveaway though.

Lily Riani said...

gracie,

no worries dearie, i have way to send it to australia, replied in your post. let's participate and win.

Traveller's Anatomy said...

okies, will try my best :)

Rafael Lam said...

Kota Kinabalu we knew it as Sabah, Hong Kong and Macau have direct flight to there! I have been Sabah one time in last X'mas!
I didn't have time to visit the Filipino Handicraft Market...
As I know Borneo is very big, Sabah is one a small part of there, I also visited the forest and marshland of Borneo!
The logo of Borneo is a monkey, I still have some magnetic souvenirs!

Kellie Collis said...

These are lovely giveaways! Enjoy a beautiful day, Kellie xx

drollgirl said...

what a fab giveaway!

i have never been to borneo. i have hardly traveled. wah! so pathetic! must get on it and get out and see the world already!!!

Lily Riani said...

byya,

way to go gurl.

rafael,

wow! you know borneo very well, i am impress *happpy mode*. you must come again since there's direct flight.

kellie,

thanks dear.

drollgirl,

you must come to borneo, it has sun, sea and mountagin all in one place.

Ai Shiang said...

I see you've been to Kuching recently. Did you enjoy your trip there? My hometown is Kuching :)

Beach Vintage said...

Such pretty things. Love the colours.

Martina said...

Dear Lily, what a sweet giveaway - and such pretty gifts! Have to work now, but will come back one of these days to participate! Have a lovely day :)

love is colder than death said...

ohh wow too bad, never been to Borneo and my blog is just for my drawings :((

but i just wanna say congrats on your giveaway, okay :))

love.

love is colder than death said...

and wishing you a nice day...

Miles Of Style said...

pretty pretty giveaways! i love the chunky looking glam bracelet so much!

Lily Riani said...

ai shiang,

really? i always thought you are a kl-ian. very peaceful & clean... love it there but quiet though.

beach vintage,

thanks dear.

martina,

no problem... do dropby often.

mita,

thanks... feel free to participate yah.

persis,

really! why not you participate. it will be fun.

Netster said...

This is so awesome! I love you lily for promoting Sarawak hehehehehehe

here a big Kiss to you! MUCKS!

Your photo is so awesome too!

XOXO

Gracie said...

I haven't travelled much but Borneo is one of those places that sound exotic. I definitely want to travel to some exotic destinations.

The purse/bag is very pretty!

its simple love said...

I have never heard of the place in all honesty! Love the bag though! And the bracelet. Gorgeous finds!

Rachael

p.s. I ham hosting a giveaway over on my blog! Check it out when you get the chance :)

Lily Riani said...

netster,

plan to go again to cover bigger area. any recommandation?

gracie,

go! go! go!

rachael,

thank you. i've drop by just now to browse thru, will go thru again tonight :D

Emm said...

Ooooh, what an exciting competition! I'm a little limited at the moment with respect to blogging as we had a bereavement in our family but if I get a chance, I'll be sure to post about this!

MKL said...

I hope Uncle Shingo wins ^_^

Traveller's Anatomy said...

Lily,
My fond memory of foods in Kuching! Enjoy :D

http://travelleranatomy.blogspot.com/2010/11/mee-kolok-sigek.html

Lily Riani said...

emm,

that will be great :D

mkl,

i hope so.

byya,

i tried mee kolok and laksa sarawak. its all pepper pepper pepper :D yummy







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