Travel Blogs from Melaka, Malaysia

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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 ber '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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Malacca, toujours aussi charmante! ...

Mozying Through Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Mozying Through Melaka

A travel blog entry by gowithzo

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The bus from Singapore to Melaka in Malaysia took about four hours which went pretty quickly once the queuing up through immigration was done. When we got to the bus terminal it was early evening and we had no idea where to head to. Our friend Dorie had ...

The F word, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

The F word

A travel blog entry by dunny2311

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A new day a new country. Time to head for Malaysia and see what was on offer there. First stop-Melaka. So our bus was booked for 8.30am- we duly arrived around 7.45, changed some money and waited. We then hopped on our bus, delighted at how spacious it ...

don't believe the hype, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

don't believe the hype

A travel blog entry by aymi_neil

the journey to Melaka was less noteable than most of our trips, and that theme kinda carried on for the town itself... the taxi driver was nice, carrying our bags to the car (a Proton, like 90% of the cars here), the drive to the centre was nice, ...

Melaka Laka Laka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka Laka Laka

A travel blog entry by arikandcharis

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If Kuala Lumpur is the symbol of Malaysian development and progress then Melaka represents the countries cultural and historical heart.  The cities 500 year past includes successive capture by colonizing forces from Portugal, Holland, and Indonesia ...

Another old colonial town, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Another old colonial town

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... ; what used to be the old bus station but is now a small 'fun fair’ with a ferris wheel; and a ‘traditional’ Melaka village. All along the river it is lit up and very atmospheric, so much so that i decided i would have a walk along the ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by wayno

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Had a lovely weekend in Melaka with friends from work. It is a really interesting place one of the three original Chinese Straits Settlements (along with Penang and Singapore). Great markets antiques etc. Just a cool place to hang ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by pauleddy

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... Dutch house which had been renovated, built originally in the late 1790's. It was then a 'recommended' river boat trip on the Melaka River which again was an experience. They are trying to regenerate the waterfront area (and believe us it needs it) for ...

Melacca, Malaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melacca

A travel blog entry by escapefromuk

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... gave us a map which directed us to 'Sunnys Guest House'. He even walked us to the local bus stop to get into central Melaka. We dismissed our normal practise of ignoring touts and thought we would go and have a look. Sunnys was a very big house ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by richie-ruth

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Melaka ...

A Funeral, an Iguana, and an Extra Blanket!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

A Funeral, an Iguana, and an Extra Blanket!

A travel blog entry by kittierar

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I started writing this post whilst sheltering from a torrential rainstorm in Melaka, almost a week ago.  Since then I have traveled several hundred kilometers north, through the towering skyscapers of Kuala Lumpur, skirting the edges of the ...

Leaving Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Leaving Malaysia

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

... morning. After finding some digs, we were surprised to find a really fancy shopping mall and just generally began to discover that Melaka was a nice place. It isn't really on a route....and I don't think many travellers stay here...they just pass through ...

Melaka and Port Dickson, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka and Port Dickson

A travel blog entry by mauddespoisse

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Mmmmm.... a one day trip to what is suppose to be a historical town... Locals did tell me that going to museums was not worth it but I didn't believe them and therefore still went to see for myself... The town itself is ok... with a few pretty ...

Hu Jintao the Chinese President comes to town!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Hu Jintao the Chinese President comes to town!

A travel blog entry by daveandnat

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We stayed an extra day in Melaka because we heard Hu Jintao the current Chinese President was going to be in town on the 11th. We waited in a crowd near the Baba-Nonya Heritage Museum and were moved on several times by the police and their "tight ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

... & I have told Clare we will not be attending another until Sunderland qualify for the Champions league. The highlight of our time in Melaka was an evening spent wondering China town. The food was so cheap we bought lots of little bits from different food ...

Festive Cheer, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Festive Cheer

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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... boxing day. The place was strange as it was clearly very catholic and the people looked very different from other people in Malaysia they have a mix of western and oriental features, but over all it was not the most interesing. On our way ...

Last stop in Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Last stop in Malaysia

A travel blog entry by neale_-_lou

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... would have been a riot! Anyway, back to it........Just as we thought we weren't really enjoying Malaysia, we get here and our minds have changed - slightly. Melaka is only a small town comparatively, but it feels like there's a bit more to do in ...

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