Travel Blogs from Melaka
Day 2: 8 August 2010 (Sunday)
0830: Woke up by Princess and found out that we had no water to wash and bathe. Thank God that it was pouring cats and dogs so we were lazing around till the technician fixed the problem.
0930: Finally we had water!!!
1030: Went out despite of the rain!
1110: Arrived @ Jusco …
Day 1: 7 August 2010 (Saturday)
Princess has decided to go for a short trip to celebrate her birthday, she wanted to go to the beach and also to do some shopping and able to see some animals. So after much considerations, we decided to head to Melaka for the short getaway!
1130: Left home and prepared to stuck in a traffic jam. …
... telling him where he needed to drop us. Eventually he seemed to know and we got in his beat up car which reeked of gasoline. Once we were in the area of our hostel he literally drove in circles trying to find it even though we had spotted it and were pointing and trying to explain we saw our hostel. Even after our attempts, he pulled over and asked a pedestrian. After we went back to the immediate area he still didn't know where to ...
... agreement with the ruler of Malaysia. In 1509 the Portuguese arrived and at first were treated very kindly. The Portuguese were Christian and the Malaysians were Muslims. Soon the muslims convinced their rulers that the Christian Portuguese were there for trouble. The war began with Portugal eventually taking control of Malaca. A Portuguese ship carrying rich cargo sank in the river near Malaca on November 20, 1511, damaged heavily by a storm. There is a replica of the ship on ...
... and tofu. Asam (sour) laksa was like Penang laksa, made with mackerel broth, lime juice, cucumber and pineapple. Both were delicious, and the hardest decision each morning was to choose which to have.
We also tried some other local food, like popiah, which is a large fresh spring roll, filled with sweet turnip and other vegetables, served with a dipping sauce, and chicken and rice balls, which is a variation of the Hainan chicken and rice, but ...
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