Bayview Hotel Melaka
Travel Blogs from Melaka
... and currently sits the 6th biggest ariel antenna in the world. Both dwarf the city of skyscrapers and high raised buildings. I suppose this is training for what I'm going to see in Singapore. One thing to mention about the patronas towers is that the bridge that connects the twin towers together is not actually securely fasten to each other. This is due to the plates in which are beneath the ground and down to the seismic pressures or any ...
... next day we decided to walk along the main road where we discovered a bunch of shops that opened up during the day which was a lot of fun. They had everything from nic nacs to clothes to different antiques which made for a lovely day. For dinner we went for Indian food at the restaurant that we wanted to try with some people from the hostel which ended up being lovely. The butter chicken wasn't as good as it was in Penang but the naan bread ...
... Pagoh R&R for 20 mins.
1730: Paid toll at the end of the Highway.
1735: Paid toll again.
1750: Had KFC dinner at the R&R near Tuas-JB Custom.
1815: Top up petrol.
1820: Paid toll.
1825: Cleared JB Checkpoint.
1900: Cleared Tuas Checkpoint.
*Our last visit was in year 2010, some things have changed, more hotels and malls and nicer architectures. This place is awesome for a short getaway indeed!
... a large round structure on the top of a hill with 5 canons. Apparently it was pretty effective method of destroying approaching armies. Next stop was Bukit Cina or China town. There was a nice temple (with associated tour groups!), traditional lanes with Chinese houses, delicious food and then the actual Bukit Cina - a hill covered in tomb stones and graves of whole families. From the top there was 360o view of the city which was nice. After this came a nice random ...
... 8211; one looks like it does very good Dim Sum – but then we spot a raft of blue plastic tables in what looks like a car park across the road, all occupied, outside Pak Putra. Clearly this place is popular with people of all cultures.
We get a warm welcome and a battered yellow menu, lots of familiar Indian dishes are on it but the Tandoori ovens are outside the shop front, one cooking the chicken on long skewers and at the other a naan production line ...