The Majestic Malacca
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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After a good nights sleep, a late breakfast of fruit and French toast, coffee and watermelon juice. After breakfast we walked across the road to the riverside walk into the centre of melaka, directly across the river from the majestic hotel is the traditional Malay area kampung. Walked down past the funfair with big wheel and pirate ship and …
... ve heard several customers discuss Islam with the store owner here. You said that their Muslim ruler secured some Hindu territories, there must have been a wave of conversion. I can only imagine it grew bigger with trade.”
“Oh yeah, they found a large audience for Islam by trading. It got to the point where some imported special gravestones to East Indian traders that had converted to the Islamic faith.”
... the river front that they have painted and we thought we would explore that another day . Deciding that there wasn't much else to do and that we would probably get a good view of fireworks from our unit and that the Portuguese Settlement may have something on we headed towards there. We ordered dinner there bought a lantern and wrote a message on it before sending it skyward. It actually went quiet a long way a lot longer than the one we all let ...
* Malaysia is a federation of 13 states and 3 territories modelled closely on Westminster - oh dear, not sure that is a positive. Whereas Chinese Malays tend to be dominant in matters of trade & commerce ( the bamboo network of overseas Chinese throughout SE Asia is extremely effective) Muslim Malays, also known as Bumiputra Malaysians are very influential in the country's politics. Since 1980's, there has been an Islamisation movement ...
... and I didn't fancy staying in a 16 bed dorm. The room wasn't particularly flash. It had a lamp which had the wrong country's plug on it (which didn't matter as the room had a light), a TV which wouldn't display any channels and an air conditioner that wouldn't work. I had to open the window into the atrium to get air into the room but this meant I could hear a machine clicking over and over during the night. It's a good thing I brought ear plugs with ...