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“ORIENT EXPRESS – East Asian Train” Hunt Info

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Orient Express Hunt Poster

BHD’s new hunt ORIENT EXPRESSEast Asian Train” includes several HUNT PATHS concentrating around EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES/CITY STATES (such as “Japan, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam“). This means the vendor of a certain hunt path designs a gift that is focused on the CULTURE/TRADITION and/or STYLE of the selected East Asian country. Participating merchants could be out of the “furniture, fashion and full perm” section or else, as long as the products stand for quality!

What do these EAST ASIAN places stand for? Here are some ideas (in alphabetical order):

(1) CAMBODIA

Hotspots: Angkor Wat, Bayon Temple, Ko Kher, Preah Vihear, Silver Pagoda, Kratie, Banteay Srei

Culture & Tradition: Khmer Architecture, Bon Om Tuuk (Festival of Boat Racing), Khmer & Apsara Classical Dance, Cuisine (based on Rice)

Spiritual: Theravada Buddhism

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(2) CHINA

Hotspots: The Forbidden City, The Great Wall, The Terracotta Warriors, Potala Palace of Lhasa, Hangzhou Paradise on Earth

Culture & Tradition: Chinese Calligraphy, Martial Arts (Kung Fu, Wushu, Wong Fei Hung), Hanfu Clothing, Hong Kong Cuisine, Dragon Arts

Spiritual:  Confucianism, Taoism & Buddhism

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(3) INDONESIA

Hotspots: Bali, Komodo National Park, Borobudur, Gili Islands of Lombok, Mount Bromo, Tanjung Puting of Borneo, Lake Toba

Culture & Tradition: Rice Fields, Textiles such as batik, ikat and ulos

Spiritual: 6 Religions (Islam, Protestantism, Roman Catholicism, Hinduism, Buddhism and Confucianism)

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(4) JAPAN

Hotspots: Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Jigokudani Monkey Park, Himeji Castle, Todaiji Temple, Tokyo Tower & Imperial Palace, Mount Fuji, Golden Pavilion

Culture & Tradition: Japan Anime, Martial Arts (Judo, Karate and Kendo), Sumo Wrestling, Kanji Writing, High Technology, Samurai & Bushido

Spiritual: Buddhism & Shinto

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(5) MALAYSIA

Hotspots: Petronas Twin Towers, Cameron Highlands, Taman Negara, Pulau Tioman, Mount Kinabalu, Langkawi, Perhentian Islands, Mulu Caves

Culture & Tradition: Lunar New Year Festival, Malay dishes, Malaysian Batik

Spiritual: Mostly Islam

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(6) SINGAPORE

Hotspots: Botanic Gardens, Marina Bay Sands, Hindu Temple Sri Mariamman, Colony Disctrict, Sentosa Island, Chinatown, Jurong Bird Park, Tiger Balm Gardens

Culture & Tradition: Thaipusam (Hinu Festival), High Technology, Modern & Ancient Luxury Architecture

Spiritual: Very open (from Atheism to almost everything)

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(7)  THAILAND

Hotspots: Ayuthaya, Ko Tarutao, Grand Palace, Similan Islands (Ultimate Dive Destination), Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, Railay, Ko Phi Phi

Culture & Tradition: Muay Thai (Thai Boxing), Massage Specialists, Beach & Relax Spots, Fresh Cuisine (Food & Fish)

Spiritual: Theravada Buddhism

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(8) VIETNAM

Hotspots: Ha Long Bay, Mekong Delta, Mui Ne, Cu Chi Tunnels, Hoi An (Fishing Village), Hoan Kiem Lake (Hanoi), Sa Pa Terraces

Culture & Tradition: Vovinam & Martial Arts, Vietnamese Literature & Arts, Tet New Year Celebration

Spiritual: Mahayana Buddhism, Taoism & Confucianism

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Vendors, please apply here:

http://besthomedealinsl.wordpress.com/category/hunt-application

An official Hint & LM List can be found here on BLOG when the hunt officially starts:

September 15th 2014


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