Travel Blogs from Melaka, Malaysia

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Last day in Malaysia :(, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Last day in Malaysia :(

A travel blog entry by vieraadventures

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... and got up for the US game. It was a long night! So glad to get some sleep! As we reflect on our time in Malaysia, we cannot believe the wonderful adventures we have had and the amazing people we have met. This is definitely a place we will want to visit ...

Intriguing and Historical, Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia travel blog

Intriguing and Historical

A travel blog entry by smyth

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... . And, did we mention, he paid for the bus?! He would not allow us to pay, would not take a drink or lunch or anything. Melaka is absolutely stunning. In the 15th century it was one of the greatest trading ports in the South East. It has had lots of ...

Tre giorni di cultura.... culinaria in Malesia, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Tre giorni di cultura.... culinaria in Malesia

A travel blog entry by ilsalmone

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Vi è mai capitato di leggere su qualche guida di un posto che rappresenta la storia la cultura la memoria di una nazione e poi...e poi è tutto nuovo perfetto come se cinque anni fa i coloni portoghesi avessero venduto tutti gli immobili agli olandesi. ...

Melakan Melting Pot!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melakan Melting Pot!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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We arrived in Melaka after a day of travelling across Malaysia from east to west coast.  A German guy we met whilst waiting for the coach in Mersing had given us directions to a guesthouse he recommended in Melaka 'The Old Town Guesthouse' (it was ...

Arrived in Penang, Malaysia, Malaysia travel blog

Arrived in Penang

A travel blog entry by amyboxshall

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We arrived in Penang, Malaysia. By the way, we walked to Malaysia from Thailand (across the border)!!! We ate at the local Night Market, which had delicious food. The next morning we got a Heritage Trail Map for Penang and walked around and saw many old ...

Speeding along the backpackers trail, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Speeding along the backpackers trail

A travel blog entry by ciarasampaio

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... way. Honk! coming around a corner. Crazy. Anyway, so I got to Singapore last night and this morning caught a 5 hour bus to Melaka, Malaysia. Currently I am sitting in a (non air-con) guesthouse (i guess i got pretty spoiled in Bali). I think i'm going ...

Marche dans - Malaka - Walk in, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Marche dans - Malaka - Walk in

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Marche dans Malaka Walk in Malaka ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien. Enfin mieux que ce matin. Nous avons peu dormi a cause que notre chambre tombait sur la rue ...

ofu, que calorcito, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

ofu, que calorcito

A travel blog entry by angelita.lita

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... ...pero eso no era nada, claro...lo peor fue ver solo una saliendo de mi habitacion! He dicho ya que hay cientos de museos en Melaka?por dios, que exageracion!!!jajjaajaj Dia 3 Al medio dia es mejor no estar en la calle, asi que a esas horas, despues de ...

Near... Far... Wherever you are., Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Near... Far... Wherever you are.

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... cricket. Not much interest in that here. It was international badminton time! And then it was time for bed. MONDAY, MARCH 14 MELAKA, MALAYSIA With last night's karaoke still fresh in my mind, I set out for my first real glimpse of ...

Museum Capital of Malayasia and More Food!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Museum Capital of Malayasia and More Food!

A travel blog entry by dos_locos

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... theater, but the employee showed us a screen with a layout of the movie theater and numbers.  Apparently seats are assigned in Malaysia for movies, and we were able to pick our preferred spot.  The little things, such as this, are a surprise ...

Melaka (Malacca), Melaka (Malacca), Malaysia travel blog

Melaka (Malacca)

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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There are three distinct races of people in Malaysia: Chinese, Indian and Malay. Welcome to the melee. Here in Malaysia we've learnt more about China and India than we did in the countries themselves. Recently we've been brushing up on our banana ...

A Lazy Beach Adventure, Tanjung Bidara, Malaysia travel blog

A Lazy Beach Adventure

A travel blog entry by robjstaples

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... bound for had a name, Masjid Tanah, which was anything but English and was further reinforcement of the rich cultural mix that is Malaysia. We'd been advised to head for the beach at Tanjung Bidara at the hostel and journey to get there on an even ...

Day 70, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Day 70

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... Trust the Brits to have a second bite of the cherry. Outside in the main square they have loads of these rickshaws. Other places in Malaysia have got rickshaws, but not like these. They are decorated to within an inch on their life - flowers, tinsel, xmas ...

Former capital of South East Asia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Former capital of South East Asia

A travel blog entry by col.caf

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... a bit more of the touristy stuff.  I wandered the back streets of Chinatown, had a look at the oldest active temple in Malaysia, took a troll along the river bank and finally sat in the town square for an hour to bath in the chilled atmosphere.  ...

Ela Melaka!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Ela Melaka!

A travel blog entry by rgw...

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... through some hall where we were processed and then it was back on the bus and across the causeway that separates the island from Malaysia. Similiar process on the Malay side but with a stamp in the passport. I enjoyed looking out of the window whilst we ...

The Proposal, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

The Proposal

A travel blog entry by matfloyd

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... ; the coach was brand new, spotless, air conditioned and a bargain yet again at 32 Ringitts (about six pounds). Honestly, Malaysia has the best public transport I have experienced in all my travels! Melaka bus station loomed into view around four ...

Malls in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Malls in Melaka

A travel blog entry by yelleandjon

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... old streets lined with Chinese style houses and temples. We looked around a few shops and then headed up to St Pauls Church. Melaka was previously ruled by the Dutch, Portuguese and English - who build and adapted the church... the English used it to ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by nzgreenie

... , at any cost. More though can be just plain tedious, like the Independence museum which covers in overly minute detail Malaysia's road from Chinese colinisation to 1957 break for freedom from English governance. I'd say mostly, Melaka is a place for ...

Pretty mix, Malacca, Malaysia travel blog

Pretty mix

A travel blog entry by witek

A very nice place. You can see lots of various colonial influences, which mesh together quite nicely. ...

How pleasant, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

How pleasant

A travel blog entry by petef1

Georgeous old colonial ...

New Year, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

New Year

A travel blog entry by bluenosebilly

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... 2pm on New Years Eve, slightly later than planned because the local buses were busy. We all made it over the border crossing into Malaysia and arrived 8pm in time for dinner in the hotel and a few drinks before bringing in the New Year. We were just ...

Malacca, un peu de Chine et d'histoire..., Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Malacca, un peu de Chine et d'histoire...

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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On dit au revoir aux iles avec regret, pour retourner sur la terre ferme et retraverser le pays. Malheureusement, on oublie un peu que c'est les vacances en Europe et qu'il y a du monde qui pense a reserver ces bus (non mais ca va pas ou quoi!)... Bon ...

Melaka, home of the Asian Johnny Cash, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka, home of the Asian Johnny Cash

A travel blog entry by joandkaa

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... ), a shop selling jazzed up versions of the veil. In fact I've been surprised (again betraying my naivety) at quite how much Malaysia is keeping pace (and outstripping in some areas) with the West. One of our highlights here has been the Museum of ...

Melaka – Wir sehen rot, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka – Wir sehen rot

A travel blog entry by kaykathi

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... mit Sonja durch die Stadt gezogen. Sonja kommt aus dem Ruhrpott & reist alleine durch Malaysia & Australien, um dann dort zu arbeiten. Abends sieht Melaka richtig fett aus! Alles ist mit Lichterketten geschmückt & die Häuser werden mit ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by camer

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Nad ranem dotarlismy do Tampin, miasteczka poloznego najblizej Melaki, do ktorego mozna bylo dostac sie pociagiem. Tam zaryzykowalismy lokalne sniadanie – makaron z ciastem na slodko (z sezamem). Niezla wpadka, ale jako ze Pani byla mila robilismy ...

Infrastruktur til en -3'er, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Infrastruktur til en -3'er

A travel blog entry by travelrookies

Ja, det var saa min slappe-af-dag idag og planen var enkel. Jeg lejede en cykel af min hostelhost og trillede afsted med min Dean Koontz bog og mit kamera med zoom objektivet monteret. Der var ikke nogen bestemt rute udover at finde et sted i skyggen ...

Into Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Into Malaysia

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... elusive bus stop (we had to book the ticket before arriving into Singapore), we finally caught our fancy schmancy bus into Malaysia. Our spacious bus (though made for an average height of 1.5m) came complete with snacks and massaging chairs (though these ...

Mish Mash Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Mish Mash Melaka

A travel blog entry by melandsam

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... they couldn't even identify! I admire their bravery (bearing in mind Nic made the spontaneous "yeah I'll come to Malaysia" decision, I shouldn't be surprised) but did not follow suit!! It was definitely an eating experience though.  The following ...

Girls' Day Out, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Girls' Day Out

A travel blog entry by vieraadventures

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Today Travis and I split up for the first time because he really needed to get some studying done and I decided to join our friends while they went to Chinatown and shopping of course. We walked to through Chinatown looking at the temples and the cool ...

Melaka - nette kleine Stadt in Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka - nette kleine Stadt in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by patricia.eifler

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... Letztendlich hab ich gewonnen und er hat gemeint ich wäre ein guter Feilscher. Ich hatte 1,5 schöne erste Tage in Malaysia. Vielen Dank Melaka und Mani für die Gastfreundschaft. Jetzt gehts erst mal in die Hauptstadt Kuala Lumpur - Fortsetzung ...

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