Hotel Orkid Melaka
Travel Blogs from Melaka
The drive to Melaka was not an easy one because of the rain. The rubber of the car wiper was slightly worn out and when its used the whole windcreen goes blur. Due to this Sheelan had poor visibility of the road ahead and had to drive slowly. However, thank god in the midst of the way the rain stopped and he was able to pick the phase.
I travel from Rawang Selangor to Melaka State Melaka, to conduct a training program for the Malaysian Ministry Of Education Front Liner Staff, at Hotel Orkid, from the 23rd to 26th Of April 2008.
... the different cultures in this city.
- Swiftlet birdhouse - interesting tour around a house where you can find out about the swiftlet birds nest soup production techniques.
Note, some must try foods:
- Chicken rice balls, there are at least 3 recommended restaurants in Jonker Street but we enjoyed those at Famosa;
- Stuffed nan and tandoori chicken, try Pak Putra but get there early or the tandoori ...
... movie with no subtitles and met some girls from Canada on the bus ride.
I decided to take the Air Monorail back to my hostel and felt like I was in Dubai for a bit when I was riding inside an all women wagon back to KL Central.
Good news! My British friend Alex is in town, he messaged me as he was taking the plane to Kuala Lumpur, so after all, I'm going to have someone to go explore with... The local bars tonight!
... Three hours flashed by, and soon our stomachs were reminding us that it was near dinner time. So we split up to go back to our hotel/hostel respectively to freshen up for dinner (a lost concept up until this point for us scruffy backpackers). That night, we met near the entrance to Jonker Street (the bustling main street off Malacca's Chinatown), and went to a place on the riverside that Mike and Jane had scouted out the previous day. We think it fair ...