Traveler Lucy, a self-proclaimed Taalumaniac, lived in Malaysia for a few years when she was a young child.
Now an adult, she returned to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to find her childhood home.
Armed with a handful of memories and unwavering determination, she set out on her quest.
To start her search, Lucy found a towering reference point
and got a great vantage point on so many levels.
(Can you see your house from up there?)
Once she saw the Ma-lay of the land, she knew exactly what steps to take!
The first tusk: Find the mini elephant sculptures.
Next, go with the flow beside the street art.
Then, follow the root through the woods (to grandma’s house we go).
Pretty soon, Lucy recognized a street sign she would go past every day as a child…
and taking a trip down memory lane, she finally found it!
To help capture memories of her childhood hometown, Lucy hit the markets and searched for the infi-knit-ely perfect fabric.
And what she found tote-ally goes the extra yard!
“This fabric's bright colors and motif remind me of our family trips to Malaysian Borneo and their traditional clothes.” - Lucy Cronan
Here’s to remembering where you came from and looking forward to where you're going… & to feeling good—because after all, it’s Friday!
-the Taaluma Team
Agriculture is the backbone of Myanmar’s economy.
There are lots of farmers in Myanmar who work hard to support themselves, their families, and their villages with jobs and food.
However, many banks don’t offer capital to farmers for them to purchase enough seeds, equipment, or animals to run their farms efficiently. Due to this, farm productivity in Myanmar is one of the lowest in all of Asia.
Traveler Christa hit the Otto-bahn in search of breathtaking sights and awe-inspiring adventure.
"Again we're traveling by our campervan in Germany and our trip led through the Bavarian forest, Elbe sandstone highlands, spree forest, Berlin, and finally to the Harz mountain range.” - Christa Beck