Travel Blogs from Muar
... UNESCO site in 2008 (thanks Wikipedia!). Previously the cheapest way to reach Singapore from KL was by taking a train/bus which passed through Malacca. As a result, many tourists would stop here on their journey- I was tempted to do this myself but am still passportless! Recently, Air Asia and other low cost airlines have started to fly KL to Singapore for as little as £5 which has dramatically reduced the number of tourists visiting ...
... to offer us a local lollie, Chris wasn't keen but I love anything sweet so I figured it was no problem. Ohh how wrong I was, it wasn't sweet at all, it was salty. Really really salty and the longer it was in my mouth the worse it got. In the end I had to discretely spit it into some toilet paper & it currently remains in the bottom of my bag awaiting disposal. Yuck! First stop in Malacca was a product shop where we were given the opportunity to try ...
... of the size of these boats. We had a peek in the Cheng Hoon Teng Chinese temple, which dates back to 1646 and is Malaysia's oldest Chinese temple, with all of the materials imported from China. It is still in use and in remarkably good condition, and enjoyed strolling through Chinatown. e
Also went to the top of the hill behind the Town Hall to view the remnants of St Paul's Church which has a history of some 500 years, ...
... Malay sultanates, the monarchy was abolished when the Portuguese conquered it in 1511”.
Bloody Portuguese get everywhere don't they?? LOL
As I write, I am currently on the most luxurious coach I have ever been on – wide seats, reclining, comfy, foot rest, and decent air conditioning while Michael sleeps alongside. Perfect conditions for blogging!!! We left Singapore this morning and took the efficient metro to a place called …... where we ...
... sleeping than trying to fix the wifi. My treat for Boxing day was a trip to Sentral bus station to get an onward bus ticket and then go watch Mission Impossible 4 at the cinema for a couple of quid!! Bargain!! It was pretty good, it helped having a more prominent role for Simon Pegg.
My last morning, I rode the Menara Taming Sari which raises you up above the skyline of Melaka. After this, ...
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