Travel Blogs from Melaka, Malaysia

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Malaysia - Part 4, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia - Part 4

A travel blog entry by shonandgraham

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Our 4th and final stop in Malaysia was in a city called Melaka. Used to be a British port and has lots of museums to look around. Unfortunately we didn't go to any because we went to a Water Park instead. This seemed like a great idea until we arrived ...

MALAYSIA, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

MALAYSIA

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... is certainly a lively bar and club scene around KL and we had great fun partying with the locals. Our last stop in Malaysia was Melaka. It's a port town which has had the Portuguese, the Dutch and finally the British ruling here. All three types of ...

Back To The Peninsula, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Back To The Peninsula

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... saying he had a wife and kids at home and was on business. I could hardly keep a straight face. There are a few hostels in Melaka but we chose Travellers Lodge. It sounded pretty nice, Julia had recommended it, and it was quite good. Had a nice rooftop ...

Where are all the Malays?, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Where are all the Malays?

A travel blog entry by martyt

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... so different from home' feeling that everywhere else has. Had I visited the East side (a lot more traditional, less developed, Muslim Malay) or Borneo (other half of Malaysia across the South China sea) I would have had a very different time without ...

South West Malaysia, The Melting Pot of SE Asia, Kuala Lumpur and Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

South West Malaysia, The Melting Pot of SE Asia

A travel blog entry by donstump1

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... and the government here is a monarchy based on a group of Sultans, one for each state, who then elect a Prime Minister. Malaysia has off shore oil reserves, so they have plenty of money to pour into their infrastructure and education here. Kuala Lumpur ...

Happy New Year!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by bakkepackers

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Dennis and I arrived by bus in Melaka, Malaysia on the evening of January 29 (Day 35). The border crossing between Singapore and Malaysia was by far the fastest and smoothest of any other border crossings we have done by bus in our travels together, even ...

leeches, skyscrapers, and ex-colonial ports, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

leeches, skyscrapers, and ex-colonial ports

A travel blog entry by pshemek

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... the middle of the afternoon or the darkest corners of night. This proved rather disorienting and we decided to head down to Melaka before heading to Singapore to visit my friend Chris for the weekend. We arrived by bus and after a short taxi ride into ...

Malaysia here we come!, Malacca, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia here we come!

A travel blog entry by phil_and_lisa

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... air-conditioned and having loads more leg room than the many buses we took in Oz. The only hiccup came when we had to enter Malaysia. We got to the front of the queue and the official asked us our entry forms. We looked at him blankly and then looked ...

On a Pirate Ship, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

On a Pirate Ship

A travel blog entry by rbisset

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... watching. There were loads of colourful rickshaws circling the area and it was like a carnival area. I had loved my time in Malaysia and Melaka felt like the perfect leaving present. I hardly did anything when I was there but it still ranks as one of the ...

Beautiful Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Beautiful Melaka

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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... towers up and down when you are somwhere in the middle is cool too! We said goodbye to Matts mum and dad yesterday, we left to Melaka and they were flying back to the UK.....2 weeks flew by, it was brilliant to see them both and we had a wonderful ...

Still in Bed In Bed, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Still in Bed In Bed

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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Spent the day in bed again.  Is anyone still reading this?! I know one or two are....maybe you all got jealous and stopped reading! ...

KL - Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

KL - Melaka

A travel blog entry by kandg

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Days 96 - 97 - KL - Melaka Travel in Malaysia puts the rest of travel in Asia to shame. The advert for holidays here proclaims "Malaysia: Truly Asia" but I have to disagree. "Malaysia: Posh, easy and expensive Asia" is a truer reflection. A pathetic ...

FLU!!!!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

FLU!!!!

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... and won't be going anywhere. I have time even if I stayed here for 2 weeks I still have 2 months for southern Thailand and Malaysia, so I'm not pushing it, I'm not going to have another repeat of japan - you'll recall my bad time was tonsillitis, not the ...

Leaving Singapore going to Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Leaving Singapore going to Melaka

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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... got the mrt to Bugis, walked over to the bus station and caught a causeway link bus which goes to Johor just outside Singapore in Malaysia, and from there I will get the bus to Malaca- this is a far cheaper option than getting a bus to Malaca direct from ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... and Gilly later in the year (in Perth and Sydney respectively) and it's with a certain degree of reluctance that we leave Melaka tomorrow headed for Singapore. At least we know the journey's not going to be a nightmare. Tonight, on our second visit of ...

HoHoHo Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

HoHoHo Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Melaka, Malaysia - I spent a very uncomfortable night on the floor of LCCT again. By the time I had landed, picked up a free sim card, got some cash out, it was too late to head into KL. I was due to meet a couchsurfer to hang out on the 23rd but that ...

Finally out and about in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Finally out and about in Melaka

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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I finally got out today, I was getting cabin fever and thought I needed to have a look about so I headed off to Chinatown across the river.  I passed the model of the Portuguese ship, walked by the river and found some old relics (ok ...

Melaka. nothing to see here, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka. nothing to see here

A travel blog entry by benabroad

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... . Thats right people,  a wall is one of the primary attractions here. Bet thats got you buying your plane tickets to Malaysia already hasn't it.       After lunch, by far the most interesting part of the day, we headed back ...

Portuguese Cornwall!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Portuguese Cornwall!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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What a great little town Melaka is! Full of cute buildings set on an estuary, it reminded us abit of a Portuguese/Cornish seaside town - don't ask us why! There was even a sign telling us that we were 10,863km away from London! (Fancy meeting up for a ...

Making the most of my last day in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Making the most of my last day in Melaka

A travel blog entry by zoebuck

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12:51 Without going into all the sorry detail, I didn't sleep last night till after 5am. I was upset. I still feel sorry for myself after all this time and was having a 'moment' where it all flooded over me. I finally got to sleep and didn't wake until ...

Flor De La Mar, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Flor De La Mar

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... would not have a website either.   I like Melaka but for Dr T it was a disappointment. If you have a week or two in Malaysia, I would not spend a day there either but if you pass by, I thought it was charming.   It was a bit shocking to find ...

Need some food!, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Need some food!

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... into restaurants I was ready to go home, had a wee bit of a hissy fit, the book does state that being a vegetarian in Malaysia is tough, but this place was taking the biscuit, one thing that can instantly turn me into wanting to go home is definitely ...

Map pin, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Map pin

A travel blog entry by chris-marianne

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Malaka, Melaka,  Malaysia travel blog

Malaka

A travel blog entry by jakeandemily

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So we left kl quite late about 7pm maddd rush as it only takes 3 hrs to get to malaka, we know there are buses all night but didn't have a place to live, a quick little detective work and just as we were leaving I had rung someone who had good reviews ...

Exploring the Culture in a Small Town, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Exploring the Culture in a Small Town

A travel blog entry by brianneinjapan

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Malaysia! Our first stop in Malaysia was Melaka (or Malacca) a small city just south of Kuala Lumpur.  We were told that Melaka was rich in culture and heritage and a must see for people traveling to Malaysia.  Sure the city was cute, ...

Melaka - a foodie's dream, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka - a foodie's dream

A travel blog entry by tamsinandmatt

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Melaka is a town on Malaysia's west coast, that faces out onto the Straights of Malacca and is said to be one of the oldest ports in South East Asia. In 2008 it was made a Unesco World Heritage site so the Dutch colonial buildings are well preserved and ...

Ah, what a nice town, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Ah, what a nice town

A travel blog entry by richard.zito

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... nonya food (Malay-Chinese fusion cooking - good spring rolls), visited a couple of museums including the 'beauty museum', 'kite museum', 'melaka museum'... then got bored and ended up in the cinema. Also tried some Indonesian food in the evening with a ...

Last day in Malaysia...., Malacca, Malaysia travel blog

Last day in Malaysia....

A travel blog entry by heatherlancelot

... talking with the Mum a bit. They had taken their two young daughters on an extended trip through Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Malaysia, which I imagine is much more of a challenge than just travelling alone. They said they had all had a very interesting ...

D3 M4a, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

D3 M4a

A travel blog entry by pvdyck

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... plus tard dans la soirée dans les bars locaux ou celles-ci s'appliquent a nous démontrer leurs savoir... Terrible. C'est également a Melaka que nous recouvrons les Babas. Non pas le baba-froid qui sévissait autrefois dans les cours de lycées et ...

Melacca, Melacca, Malaysia travel blog

Melacca

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

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