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... and rich history. This area is a UNESCO historical site and was colonized by the Portuguese, Dutch, and English. There is also a strong Chinese influence stemming from a marriage between a Malay sultan and a Chinese princess who brought along many attendants who would marry amongst the local people. Malacca and its people are truly unique.
We took a bus from KL to Malacca central where we took a local bus ...
... was that it was kind of eerie because everything was closed and boarded up so that was disappointing but we figured it would get better over the next few days so we weren't too worried. Craving Indian food (shocking I know) we decided to check out this highly recommended restaurant but we're crushed when we found out it was closed. Not the end of the world though because we found another restaurant that had great noodle dishes so it did ...
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1430: Went out.
1450: Had lunch at Hard Rock Cafe.
1545: Left the cafe and started shopping at the Jonker Walk.
1725: Break at San Shu Gong cafe and also did some shopping in the shop.
1805: Back at the hotel and enjoyed our complimentary cocktails at the Executive Lounge.
2030: Went out for a walk nearby but there wasn't anything interesting.
... group. We got into the meat of the conference in many ways; breakout groups for Education, Technology and Community Organization independent of OLPC going forward were some the subjects for lively discussion.
For a late lunch, I headed over to the Discovery Cafe where I had rented my bike. There was a new baby and first time Mom I befriended (as I tend to do). My new friend Anan invited me to the baby's first month old party last ...
... in Malaysia they have to be at least 2/3 full before leaving Singapore or they get fined. They also have to pay more for fuel with their Singaporean licence plate. Still cheap though it’s about 40p a litre we have been told.
The afternoon brought a trip to the local post office to post a few cards, Malaysia still does the nice stamps I remember from childhood stamp collecting. We thought we had to collect a numbered ticket and duly did so only to be told by ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAccordian Hotel Melaka
cozy type, Breakfast also provided & jus 15min walking distance to Heritage site
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