Travel Blogs from Melaka, Malaysia

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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 ...

Marvelous Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Marvelous Melaka

A travel blog entry by sarah11011

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... banana pancakes. This got us energized for our busy day. We took a river cruise to learn more about the city. Melaka has a strong Dutch and Portuguese influence. Around the 1500's, the Portuguese occupied Melaka and some of the original buildings still ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

You know when you're back in Malaysia when..., Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

You know when you're back in Malaysia when...

A travel blog entry by linda-and-rick

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... up ones and plenty of motorbikes. The food on offer is a real mix: Chinese, Indian, Western, Malay &, because we're in Melaka, some regional specialities as well. We're loving Melaka. Another UNESCO world heritage city it has an area of small Chinese ...

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 ...

Ein bisschen ruhiger in Melaka ..., Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Ein bisschen ruhiger in Melaka ...

A travel blog entry by rinneaufreisen

... . Mit Whirlpool auf dem Dach. Heute abend gab es auf dem Dach ein leckeres Barbecue mit 'nem riesigen Buffet. Ansonsten war Melaka eher wie eine Verschnaufpause zwischen Kuala Lumpur und Singapur. Nach der Ankunft legte ich mich den Nachmittag über 'ne ...

The Learning Curve, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

The Learning Curve

A travel blog entry by stuartcharles

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... for the saddle, its just that we faced a little bit of tribulation which in hindsight seemed to define our early experiences. We leave Melaka tomorrow. Hopefully we'll be able to manage with the heat a little better and that we'll work out a system for ...

Melaka - The Best of Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka - The Best of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by mmlivelife2011

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... adept at handling it with courtesy and humility.  As a traveler, one simply must adjust and adapt.  Melaka was the first city in Malaysia that felt 'roomie' - the streets and sidewalks and boardwalks along the river were wider, the garbage on ...

Magical Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Magical Melaka

A travel blog entry by nas.latif

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... a 100 years later the Portugese arrived, followed by the Dutch and finally the British in 1824. They ruled the state until Malaysia gained its independece in 1957.  This was quick visit just to get a feel of the place because I intend to come ...

Monkeying around in Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Monkeying around in Melaka

A travel blog entry by thesunchasers

... of different cultures led to some of the best food we've ever had! We visited the oldest Chinese and the oldest Hindu temple in Malaysia as well as the Portuguese settlement. We had a great time having a few beers with Colin, the owner of our B&B, ...

Timeless Melaka - a UNESCO World Heritage town, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Timeless Melaka - a UNESCO World Heritage town

A travel blog entry by kenyanmaasai

... next destination and is only 2 hours from KL. There are buses every hour normally and the roads are pretty good! Getting into Melaka Sentral, I hopped on board a local bus headed for old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Melaka was at one ...

Running out of Time in Melaka!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Running out of Time in Melaka!

A travel blog entry by myriam_123

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So I have sucked with the Malaysia blogging, sorry, but at least I have photos!!! ...

Three museums and a Malaysian band, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Three museums and a Malaysian band

A travel blog entry by brypi

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Melaka was one of my favourite places on the tour. I absolutely loved Malaysia, but Melaka is such a small town, and we had lots of fun. When we arrived it was sweltering heat, and I ended up going to three museums, with the 2 Aussies on our tour ...

Asia, Truly Asia..., Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Asia, Truly Asia...

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... get off the bus twice. Once before we crossed the border by foot and second time to give immigration our departure cards.  Malaysia seemed to have tight security as we had to get our fingerprints scanned before we entered and left the country. The ...

The Historical whispers of Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

The Historical whispers of Melaka

A travel blog entry by tj.miller

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... with the loacals, they all had their eyes on us from the minute we arrived at the bus station. We spent our days in Melaka wondering the streets and admiring the old Portugal building from the past. The locals treated us with a lot of respect and rode ...

Day 71, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Day 71

A travel blog entry by jessievilla

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... was well excited - bloody architects! But did see some very nice buildings and temples, including the oldest Chinese temple in Malaysia. Also managed to buy some tat, including some rather jazzy fridge magnets that are gonna look lovely on my fridge at ...

Poets and Puppets, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Poets and Puppets

A travel blog entry by johnnynomad

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I just got word that a college acquaintance of mine died a few days ago. He was the manager of a college bar that me and my friends were regulars at. He died of heart complications after being STRUCK BY LIGHTNING! How crazy is that! That puts a new spin ...

The Charming Seaside Town of Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

The Charming Seaside Town of Melaka

A travel blog entry by ldillard

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... worldwide trading port back in the day, Melaka was controlled first by the Portuguese, then the Dutch and finally the British (Malaysia won their independence from Britain in the 1950s).  There are a number of buildings and forts that were the ...

Malacca, version chic et classe coloniale!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Malacca, version chic et classe coloniale!

A travel blog entry by marie-julie

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Etape à Malacca, toujours aussi charmante! ...

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