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Malaysia
Kelantan
Pasir Mas
swiflet hotel
bird nest soup


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Bird's nest hotel (Swiflet hotel)

Bird's nest hotel (Swiflet hotel)
People here use old buildings, or even custom build "hotels" to house swallows (swifts) where the birds live and build their nests. These nests, which are stuck together using the saliva of the bird, are harvested and sold for thousands of dollars per kilo. They are then cooked into fthe highly expensive and luxury dish of Chinese Birds' Nest Soup. As the product is so valuable, the 'hotels" are razor wired and guarded.

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15 comments - The latest ones
 dominique
dominique
Explication trés interressante - merci......j'ai eu peur que cela soit ton hôtel...!!! (lol)
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to dominique
He he he!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Mais quelle castrophe s'il etait vraiment mon hoteL!!!!!!!! lol...bises!
9 years ago.
 Paule
Paule
C 'est incroyable , merci pour ce partage , je savais que les nids d'hirondelles étaient prisés, mais je ne connaissais pas ce système !!..
Bisous Diana **********
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to Paule
Bisous a toi aussi, Paulette. C'est parce que je trouve surprenant ce"business" que j'ai partage cette photo......bisous a toi!
9 years ago.
 Henri Boddaerd
Henri Boddaerd
Très beau rendu !
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to Henri Boddaerd
Merci Henri, et bon weekend a toi.
9 years ago.
 mARTin Piché
mARTin Piché
Merci pour les précieuses informations Tigerlily. Belle prise et commentaires Intéressant
Bonne fin de semaine Diana
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to mARTin Piché
Merci a toi, Martin de ta visite! bon weekend a toi,!!!!
9 years ago.
 Aixa
Aixa club
Oh!.... y es rica esa sopa?
Muiy interesante eso...
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to Aixa club
I do not know...it is too expensive for me to buy!!!!! Very interesting, though!
9 years ago.
 Joke Hulst
Joke Hulst
Splendid perspective, impressive view and story ............
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to Joke Hulst
It's an interesting social phenomenon!
9 years ago.
 cavanas
cavanas
Extraordinario documento. Había oído lo de la sopa de nido de golondrina y pensé que solo se recolectaba en algunas cuevas de china.
9 years ago.
Diana Australis club
has replied to cavanas
Gracias, Cavanas. The nests are so expensive that many people in other parts of Asia grow them like this, in "hotels" ...buildings which do not have use any more for peole!
9 years ago.

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