Kuala Mu is one of the most frequently visited Orang Asli (aborigine) outposts.
Every week-end a convoy of 4WD from various charity organisations and NGOs converge to Kuala Mu to deliver rice, cooking oil, biscuits, flour and other food items to the citizens.
On a single weekend sometimes as many as three organisations would be at Kuala Mu turning this secluded little haven into pasar malam with a hive of activities and music blaring to bring down the trees and to dry up the rivers with the noise.
If you look closely, most of the participants in the convoy are there to spend a weekend in an exotic place while playing up their imagination of driving up the 4WD, and putting on clothes to play the part of Allan Quartermaine or Indiana Jones.
They are not interested to respect the culture of the Orang Asli as matter of fact most of them are clueless about the tribe and the background of the Orang Asli at Kuala Mu.
Amazing how we disrespect Kuala Mu under the pretext of doing charity work.
If you speak to Orang Asli, you'd find out that they are not all that keen to be treated that way. 4WD parked in front of their houses. Driving the 4WD through the rivers with cheering participants on the bank behaving as if this is a competition, and in the process polluting the pristine river.
Sorry, Kuala Mu. City folks don't get it most of the time. Especially about how important it is to respect the jungle because city folks have no respect for anything where they came from. Where they came from, everything is meant to be destroyed and messed up. #poskualamu #kualamu #kampungbersah #temiar #senoi #d7100 #nikond7100 #35mm #sonyrx100