The Sterling Melaka By Gloria
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... back on the train and headed for the bus station. We bought tickets on the earliest bus to Malacca. The bus left about 30 minutes after we got the tickets and then it was about a 1.5-2 hour ride into Malacca. Once there we started making our way to the hotel which was about 2 km away from the bus station. After about an hour of walking we realized that something was wrong. We should have been there a long time ago. We stopped for directions at ...
... My companion Johan got off early before his destination in Alor Gajah because he had to get to a mosque to say his final prayers of the day, and then the driver put his foot on it while I could do nothing but hold on tight. It wasn't enough - I arrived at the station fifteen minutes late for the last train of the day, the ticket for which I booked yesterday, leaving me stranded for a night in a town which probably hasn't any tourist accommodation.
But not to fear! The return ...
... we're off about 11:15. Not as VIP compared to the bus to KL but it's comfortable and clean. Your already quite a bit out of town once at this station which is great as trains deal with getting out of the city a lot better then any car or bus. It's only a short journey, like 2 hours so just after 1pm and we have arrived. First things first, get a bus ticket sorted down to Singapore as this bus station is a 15 minute drive from where we are staying. Makes life easier to sort ...
... being banned in a lot of hotels, and you will be fined if you dare to take one on public transport whilst in Singapore. I have been told they smell like someone who hasn't washed their feet for weeks, taste like rotten onions, and have the consistency of custard. Thinking of all of this put me off setting foot inside 'Durian Cottage' so I picked up a couple of beers and headed back to the hotel to converse with the guests in the hotel before ...
... s and a Haagen Dazs, we also managed to see the cultural offerings from the city, including the old fort and castle and the Dutch-inspired architecture. A road on the other side of Melaka river leading off from the main square, where a small market operates, was adjourned with many shops, selling clothes, antiques and other trinkets. Strangely enough over-looking the river there was also a Hard Rock Cafe! We wondered up the street and explored what Melaka ...