Towards giving exposure to students on tourist attractions, Sultan Saiful Rijal Technical College made a visit to Galeri Mandian Puteri, in Kampung Tanjong Maya, Tutong. The visit which was participated by over 40 tourism students from the college, included a showcase of the Tutong ethnic group traditions and the process of virgin coconut oil production.
During the visit, the students viewed the "adat berbasuh kaki" or washing of the feet, which is a tradition of the Tutong ethnic group during weddings. The students also took the opportunity to experience the tradition aside from giving monetary gifts to the bride and bridegroom. The monetary gifts will be used to buy basic necessities for the start of the couple's wedded life.
The students were also given a briefing on the process of virgin coconut oil production before they were taken using 4 wheel drive vehicles to visit the White Sands area in order to know the local flora and fauna such as simpur, sumboi-sumboi and tongkat Ali. The activities include a visit to the Tanjong Maya seven bathing wells, Kelulut Honey Park and Goat Farm as well as Personal Heritage Archive.
Source: Radio Television Brunei