Travel Blogs from Melaka, Malaysia

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Malacca Malakka so good they named it twice, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Malacca Malakka so good they named it twice

A travel blog entry by reuben_brown

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... all closed up. Livia and I walked a couple of blocks to try and find the seafront. We found a murky channel seperating Malaysia from Indonesia, full of ships and surrounded by wasteland and the now defunct Eye on Malaysia, like the London eye ...

Malaka, Malacca, Malaysia travel blog

Malaka

A travel blog entry by vermundoalos50

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Hemos vuelto a la ciudad. Donde hay internet y muchos lugares donde comer. Estamos en Chinatown (aquí siempre hay un chinatown y unlittle India) Es muy bonito, todas las calles con farolitos rojos (de plástico por la lluvia) lo más divertido fué que ...

Malacca, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Malacca

A travel blog entry by bee.sass

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... us got in his van & headed off to Malacca (1.5hrs from KL) It was lovely to get out of the city and see Malaysia from another view, there are palm plantations everywhere, on either side of the road the palms grow thick & strong and the only break ...

Mentawai Island, Mentawai Island, Indonesia travel blog

Mentawai Island

A travel blog entry by ardhan

Located in the middle of Indian Ocean, 150 km and takes 9 hours trip from Padang, West Sumatra-Mentawai glowing with all the nature spirits and make it an extraordinary escaping spot from a hectic life. Mentawai is the natural habitat for 16 endemic ...

Unesco heritage town: tiny and lovely, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Unesco heritage town: tiny and lovely

A travel blog entry by elisa.landi

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... day including a Treshhold ride, a river cruise, a visit to Chinatown and long chats with locals. That is what i really like about Malaysia in general..people are really friendly and they speak a perfect english so it is easy to become friends :) My day in ...

Some People Think I'm Jonkers, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Some People Think I'm Jonkers

A travel blog entry by noodlesandrice

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... spent in a queue (which can't have been more than a couple of miles) from getting stamped OUT of Singapore and getting stamped IN to Malaysia! Then we got stuck in a traffic jam, due to an upside car in the middle of the road, "That looks like a bad ...

Melaka Old colonial town, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka Old colonial town

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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After last nights excellent food at the Indian tandoori I am expecting the worst!! so going easy on the breakfast, ended up in a Chinese cafe with dumplings.... So start looking around the town and I really love the place it has a ...

Malacca!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Malacca!

A travel blog entry by marco-2010

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Hop, je me lève tôt et direction Malacca. 2h de route pour découvrir cette ville remplis d'histoire car cette ville portuaire a été très prisé des Espagnol et des Hollandais qui l'on colonisé un certain temps. La ville est joli, à son charme ...

Chillin' out in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Chillin' out in Melaka

A travel blog entry by m.the.vagabond

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... neat to be able to observe a more toned-down (and less crowded) version of the Thaipusam celebration. Since I stayed in Melaka longer than originally anticipated, I was able to enjoy the Friday and Saturday night market on the Jonker’s Walk in ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by gerhard

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still to ...

Millionaire reunion, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Millionaire reunion

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... 's never really liking big cities but it is clean and safe here like most Malaysian places. It has taken me a while to get used to Malaysia but I have grown very fond of it compared to the Philippines, I like the people a lot. A mad scramble to get a ...

Nyonya - the reason we came..., Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Nyonya - the reason we came...

A travel blog entry by jothomas

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From Singapore we caught a bus to Malacca, a city on the Peninsular Malaysia (West Coast). The border control was alot easier than any we experienced in The 'Americas' and we sailed through with no problems. The journey was comfy to say the ...

It rained heavily in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

It rained heavily in Melaka

A travel blog entry by markjenner

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We decided to head down to Melaka for a night.  It is famed for its old China town area, but we did not really appreciate it too its fullest I think.  It was hot and again the streets were choked with traffic and there were no pavements for you ...

Week 10 & 11 - Melaka - Days 69, 70, 71, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Week 10 & 11 - Melaka - Days 69, 70, 71

A travel blog entry by kentonianinnyc

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... her throat with a warm knife. It is my body's way of telling her to 'shut the fuck up'. Day 71 - 12/5/11 - Melaka Religion is annoying: - 5 am morning mosque pray wake up call. Damn Muslims, first 9/11 and now this. - Midday Chinese temple ...

melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

melaka

A travel blog entry by mustangmike979

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well took a bus to Malaysia that was good went through 2 customs right next to each other. we arrive find out the hostel we want is over booked so we go to one down the street. this turns out be be a great choice. the guy who runs the place does magic ...

Last Malay stop, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Last Malay stop

A travel blog entry by caz_sykes

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... of the skin from her leg up the tree. Very impressive. That afternoon we wandered around again, seeing all the other sights and generally acting like tourists. with a few beers we said our goodbyes to Malaysia, and left early the next day for ...

Melaka: Our last stop in Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka: Our last stop in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by emmaandpaul

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Well, what can I say, a month has almost gone by and we have made it to our final destination in Malaysia, before crossing the border into Singapore.  It has been a whirlwind and Malaysia has definitely been the easiest place in South East Asia to ...

Historical sites and delicious food, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Historical sites and delicious food

A travel blog entry by lisa_nz

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We left Singapore bright and early to catch a bus to Malaysia. What a joy it was compared to the Indonesian public transport nightmares! The bus was a 'VIP' type bus – very comfortable seats with more leg room than you get on the airplanes!  ...

Day in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Day in Melaka

A travel blog entry by susanne.gilmour

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... (The descendants of Malay-Chinese intermarriage) food..delicious and very much enjoyed by the English lady born in Malaysia.  She reminisced about all sorts of favourite dishes from her childhood which sounded delicious particularly a ...

Melaka, Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka, Malaysia

A travel blog entry by thebarnabybear

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... were there they took part in the River Festival, visited various museums, tasted the local cuisine and even saw the King! Melaka has been a very important trading centre since the 14th Century. It has been ruled by the Portuguese, Dutch and the British, ...

New Explorations in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

New Explorations in Melaka

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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... as a trading port of some value.  The Melaka River runs through the centre of the city from the Straits of Melaka which divides Malaysia from the Indonesian island of Sumatra.  A number of forts still stand mostly built by the Dutch and ...

Another Grand Prix and Finally a Beach!, Melaka, Kuala Lumpur, Perenthian Islands, Kota Bharu, Penang, Malaysia travel blog

Another Grand Prix and Finally a Beach!

A travel blog entry by simonandjo

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... all kinds of fake items from DVDs (less than a pound), CDs, glasses, watches and clothes. Our advice is book a cheap ticket to Malaysia and come with an empty suitcase (or you can buy one here!). We decided to go to the Grand Prix, partly because it ...

Onto another country, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Onto another country

A travel blog entry by roxyhughes

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... an old man had sprung from no where and given me the business card of his siter, an optician! A few hours later we were in Melaka, I didn't think much of it, it's got a lot of history, but not much remains of it today. Ate some frogs and went to ...

De Johor Barhu à Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

De Johor Barhu à Melaka

A travel blog entry by alex.carla

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... n’ai vu ça en Europe. Une fois arrivé à la gare routière, nous prenons un bus très confortable pour Melaka. Les bus longues distances sont apparemment très confortable et spacieux en Malaisie. Le trajet dure 3 heures. Carla dort pratiquement ...

Fehlt, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Fehlt

A travel blog entry by janinger

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kommt ...

Colonial-ness, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Colonial-ness

A travel blog entry by sitwed

Spent a couple of days in Malacca or Melaka, depending on where you are from depends on its spelling. Sounds the same so all is good. We walked around the town and saw the remnants of the colonial history and what once made it one of the busiest ports in ...

Iguanas and cocktails, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Iguanas and cocktails

A travel blog entry by bexyb

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Travelled to Melaka yesterday, a fishing town south of KL. The men here seem to act as if they have never seen a white girl before, and it can get a bit annoying being yelled at from every car or moped that goes by. Most of the tourists here seem to be ...

Crazy travel day, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy travel day

A travel blog entry by vieraadventures

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... pretty much the same if we went the other route)! So after four bus rides and one LRT ride (monorail), we were finally in Melaka, at the most wonderful guesthouse. I absolutely love this place its run by a family (a couple and their daughter) so you ...

Keeping it cheap!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Keeping it cheap!

A travel blog entry by fredelise

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... si: "They call it curry, we call it toilet in a hurry!"). Har klart oss greit forløpig (bank i bord). Den 31. august feirer Malaysia nasjonaldag, og da skal vi være i Kuala Lumpur for å få med oss eventuelle markeringer. Vi har innsett at Chinatown i ...

Turtles Typhoid and Taxi's, Melacca malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Turtles Typhoid and Taxi's

A travel blog entry by pmaustin

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Turtles Typhoid and Taxi's The above is the order of our favouritism…. After a pretty good night’s sleep we woke about 07;30 and dithered about a bit before going for breakfast. You have to go to the owner’s other guesthouse "Café ...

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