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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 10:48 am 
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A Nuvi owner wrote to us asking for his town of Manong to be mapped. And we obliged. :thumbsup:

Manong is situated along the Perak River and is shielded by a mountain range. The name is taken from a girl named Sarbanom who rebelled ("derhaka") against her mother.

Manong is famous for being close to Pulau Semat - an islet on the Perak River itself. Legend has it that before the Sultan of Perak can take the throne, he has to wet his feet at 7 rivers found all over Perak. Pulau Semat is one such location and the ascending Sultan would make his way from Manong to the little islet.

The island itself is mythical for another reason: Makam (grave) Sultan Tajol Ariffin is located on this island and tradition calls for the his grave to face where the sun sets. However his grave faces the rising sun. As such, this islet is also as "pulau keramat" or a mystical island where 4D punters would flock in search for lucky numbers to buy.

Further up the road, there is Laksa Pak Ngah, a favourite eatery amongst the locals. Next time you travel to Perak, take a trek along unusual roads and you may find an interesting village steeped with mystery and intrigue :wink:

Manong map and all POIs along the way will be in MSM NT 5.21.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 28, 2011 2:31 pm 
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Nice write-up, Adil. Welldone!

Think I'll research the town before I map it next time. Makes tracking more enjoyable.

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