Travel Blogs from Melaka, Malaysia

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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 ...

Malaca (Malysia), Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Malaca (Malysia)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... outstanding cultural or natural place that is of importance to the common heritage of all mankind. It's the 3rd smallest state in Malaysia, located in the southern part of the Malay Peninsula, along the Sungei Malaka River. The river is how it got dubbed ...

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 ...

Malaysia, truely Asia, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Malaysia, truely Asia

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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We were up to get the 8am bus to Melaka in Malaysia.  It's pleasant enough in the morning before the sun gets high and the oppressive heat of the day sets in.  Thankfully our bus had big seats, lots of leg room and air-con so the 4 1/2 hour trip ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by cal_ipi

... back up north we decided to stop off at Melaka for a couple of days as grossly over timed how long we needed to do Malaysia. The things to do ratio in comparison to other countries is somewhat less here and could had saved a few days before Borneo. ...

Crazy karaoke..., Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Crazy karaoke...

A travel blog entry by amyandmark

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But not us this time. Malaysia has a huge Indian population but an even bigger Chinese one, needless to say it wouldn't be long before we came accross some karaoke again. Melaka is a beautiful town of Chinese/Portuguese/Indian/British architecture, but ...

Windmühlen, Super-Inder, China Town und Oettinger, Malakka, Malaysia travel blog

Windmühlen, Super-Inder, China Town und Oettinger

A travel blog entry by zwanzigdreizehn

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... christlichen Kirche, einer Windmühle und dem Eingangstor zu China Town. Auf dem Weg dorthin überqueren wir den überschaubaren Sungai Melaka Fluss, der die Stadt entzweit. Und schon sind wir mitten drin in China Town. Anders als man vielleicht meinen ...

Family ties in food heaven, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Family ties in food heaven

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley

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... trees as far as the eye could see, rolling hills and deep gorges filled with raging rivers. I don’t know what I thought Malaysia would look like, but it certainly wasn’t like this! The jungle canopy spread out like a blanket across the ...

High Tea, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

High Tea

A travel blog entry by sbar1303

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... taking pictures underwater is damn difficult as you can see by my paltry efforts!! I then left Thailand and travelled down to Malaysia where i have done some walking and drunk loads of tea in the Cameron Highlands and seen some of the capital city ...

Selamat Tinggal, Malaysia!, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Selamat Tinggal, Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by shaanandkate

Our stats for our time in Malaysia: 4: cities visited 8: rooms slept in 12: new foods tried (Laksa, ABC, cendol, pineapple tarts, kaya, roti canai,  banana pancake, jalebi, chicken rice, rice balls, honey pancake) 22: hours spent on inter-city ...

Journey into the known, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Journey into the known

A travel blog entry by andiontheroad

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... now we were received warmly and got the same room again. We were not really in the mood to to "discover" the same things of Melaka again so we stayed in the hostel for while and did laundry... by hand in two buckets. Alan gave us some washing powder and ...

First steps into Malaysia - Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

First steps into Malaysia - Melaka

A travel blog entry by barryandemma

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... so far.  Everything has suddenly become a lot cheaper (dinner for two was about 1 pound!) Spent the day wandering round Melaka getting a "vibe" for the place.  Melaka is an old colonial port so there's evidence of Dutch influence around the ...

Stalked by a monk, Malacca City, Malaysia travel blog

Stalked by a monk

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

So it seems wherever i go the past couple of days this monk jumps out of nowhere and demands a donation its crazy i was taking a photo and all a sudden hes trying to force into my hand a piece of paper which if i accepted i would have to offer a payment ...

Mr Universe, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Mr Universe

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... back down the street and had chocolate strawberrys and pancakes before reaching another show. The board said this guy was in the (Malaysia) book of records for quickest man to break a coconut with one finger, what an absolute bollocks record. It turned ...

Top destination, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Top destination

A travel blog entry by missg

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... Neil Sedaka to Billy Ray Cyrus. In fact, all the songs you`d never want to hear. The evening`s entertainmentwas the Melaka sound and light show, a history extravaganza. The mysterious booming voice of history accompanied by a variety of coloured 40 ...

Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia travel blog

Melaka

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... I like somewhere I'm generally happy to move on to the next place but in this case I'm more than happy to be going onto Melaka despite knowing little about it. I actually woke up at 9:30 and had breakfast with Charlotte! Got the Skytrain to the bus ...

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