Bayview Hotel Melaka
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... this happens all the time). Malaca is a fine combination of Christian, Buddhist and Muslim, in a predominantly Chinese community - and there are some places of worship that cater to all. The Dutch were here in the 1500 hundreds and left their mark - with churches and public buildings. We've enjoyed a fine walking tour and our pint is going down well. Will not attach any photos and hope this entry somehow gets to you. Cheers. A & ...
... it gives a glimpse of living in Melaka over almost a century. Our tour guide was the current owner, a nice eighty two year old lady. Her father built the house and it was opened to the public when he died in 1992. Over the years Santosa has been in many papers, local and international and has won a few tourist awards. We walked through the house as she explained what we saw which included many antiques, pictures and a 200 year old gong, ...
We developed a thing about hot springs in South America. So we were delighted to discover Malacca has them too. But Malacca is a fairly big city. How to find them? The answer came from Irene, our delightful landlady/owner of River One Residence who really couldn't do enough for us. When she wasn't dishing out homemade Chinese soup or spring rolls or fruit, or being generally 'bonkers' (not a word I like or would use easily but it fits her like a glove) she was..giving us unasked for ...
... and lonely planet recommended a local speciality Cendol. We found a ice cream place that made it so I got the Melaka Cendol a mix of coconut sugar, coconut milk, red beans and Cendol which is some kind of noodle looking thing that was green and jelly like. Tasted nice and like nothing I have ever had. Only 4.90 ringgit. Then we finished out the day by sitting in the balcony with out big tiger beer and chatted to a couple of the other ...
... which were rubbish. We tried some street food at the market, which was OK at best and bland at worst. I heard finally that there was a great place for tandoori and other Indian food, a little walk out of town (actually, I had to admit to Hannah halfway there, it was out of town on the other side of town). I'm excited to be in Malaysia, where Indian, Chinese, Indonesian and Malay food all collides and creates some of the most potentially delicious meals in this half of the world, so ...