Travel Blogs from Muar
... num nums (I'm not even exactly sure what they were!), spring rolls and battered french fries (weird!).
We also spent lots of time buying things - I picked up a pair of Birkenstock sandals, heaps of tshirts and a bundle of souvenirs to take home. I'm not sure why I didn't come to Malacca last time but it was ...
At 5pm the Call to Prayer begins and for the first time we hear the mournful chant, sung in old Arabic echoing from dozens of mosques throughout the city. The effect is mesmerising. That night our Host, Howard, leads us and the other guests on a walk through the Malacca night market which is set up down the entire length of Jonkers Walk. Street food of all kinds abound including Chinese delicacies such as spring rolls and dumplings, various types ...
... we arrived to find it closed. We ended up on Hainan Food Street. We had to wait for a table but once we had secured a place we could order food from any of the specialist food stalls along the street. The food was very spicy and delicious, and we were able to try some Nyonya dishes. We later wandered around the crowded nightmarket before returning to the bar outside our hotel. Thankfully the music show was just finishing (with a stirring ...
... Café. It is full of Westerners, but whatever. It seems to be a ‘thing’, as people keep walking past, pointing and taking lots of photographs. I still don’t get it. It’s a really good spot for people-watching however, and we sit there for a good hour commenting on people walking past.
On the way back to the hostel I stop and get a durian crispy roll. It had to be done. I can’t decide whether I like the ...
... fruit native to Malaysia and other SE asian countries. In many public places (and taxis) it is featured on signs similar to no smoking, no literring and no durian! due to its awful smell....and as we found out, awful taste. Inside the fruit is a fleshy pulp that is eaten but tastes worse than garlic- it was horrible and left a bad after taste. After a bite each we couldnt eat anymore! The next day we got the bus across the border to Singapore, our last stop in asia.
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