Gold Leaf Hotel
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We've had a look around Malacca today. Founded in the 14th century by a Hindu prince it has quite a history and has at various times been under Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British protection. It was a major port during the time of the Spice Islands trade and the central part of the town is now UNESCO heritage listed. The central square area is full of brightly coloured and decorated trishaws. ...
Awoke early to the most amazing sunrise . Got the tripod set up and from the bedroom window took several photos (okay lots) of the sunrise. It was really good as Gan one of the owners of the unit had shown me several sunrise and sunset photos that he had taken and all we have had since being here was grey clouds and not much colour change. But today's sunrise was awesome. The pinks and Reds were spectacular. Having done the river cruise I wanted to go Spice Garden jetty ...
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Dogs. Yes, dogs. While standing in line waiting for our boat trip down the river the other night we were treated to Malaysia's version of ITV. Obviously we couldn't understand a word of what was going on but fortunately there is a good (?) English language Malay newspaper here which we browse through over breakfast. And it confirmed on its front page that the dog ...
... 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 ...
We only stopped in Melaka for two nights on our way down to Singapore. It's a small town that has narrow streets lined with traditional Chinese merchant houses, our hostel was in one of these houses and had the most amazing sofas in the communal area along with free tea, so we were very happy travellers! There wasn't much to do here a few museums and churches, so we spent our days ...