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... of temples, mosques, churches, British & Dutch colonial style buildings, Malay kampung houses and of course streets of 'Peranakan' shop/ houses that we also admired in Georgetown.
*Malaysia is a cultural, ethnic, religious and culinary mixture of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European influences. They drive on the left and joy,what joy, use 3 pin plugs - no need to remember adapters here!
It has population of some 28 million, nearly ...
... s hours are now 10am to 10pm. He made me pay the full cost of the room despite already having paid a RM10.50 deposit. He said we'd sort it out tomorrow. Now that I am writing it tomorrow, he wasn't there when I checked out and he hadn't left instructions for the person there so I'm pretty sure I overpaid by RM10.50. Since that is $3.30 I'm not too upset as I'm just glad he didn't give away my room as it seemed to be the only private room in ...
... him we'd be coming to Melaka, so he and his friends Yi Weii (who we also met in Singapore), and Yiing took the two hour bus to meet us and spend time with us. It was a pleasant surprise and we had such a great time with them. And boy did we eat! Their definition of showing us around meant trying all the local foods in Melaka and for a few hour span Friday night, we went nuts! We tried something similar to a peanut brittle (but really, ...
... Shane has even had to learn to love bones in his chicken!!!!
We made some great friends in our first four days, friends that will forever be cherished in our hearts.
Final words...Jessi, Arrival-smelly. Departure-Excited. Megs, Arrival-weird people that kept touching my nose! Departure-new friends! Daddy, Arrival-disappointed. Departure-Sad to be leaving. Mum, Arrival-full on/shocked. Departure-friendly welcoming people. ...
... de Santiago - once the main gate of the city fortress.
- St Paul's church - built in 1521 but renamed during the Dutch rule.
- Stadthuys - town hall and museum.
- Christ Church - the other pink salmon coloured building which resides in the main square.
There are a few other points of interest that we found:
- River - the houses along the main part of the riverside have been painted with ...