Da Som Inn
Travel Blogs from Melaka
Knowing we were pushing our luck we opted for another bus trip- this time we were heading south of KL to Melaka, another UNESCO heritage site. And much to our surprise, we are now counting two comfortable bus rides in a row although there were no video players on our latest ride. Our basic hotel was just 1 street removed from the famous Jonkers St …
When we finally woke up we needed to find somewhere else to stay. We didn't have to try to hard as next door was a guesthouse with rooms for 8 pounds - now that's more like it!
We went out for a walk and took in some of the sights of Melaka. Chinatown is the area that is declared a world heritage sight by UNESCO. The streets are decorated …
... parks and malls growing like a plague spread out from the UNESCO Town confirming that you really can't escape the Asian developments. St Paul's built in the 1500s was probably my favourite site, mainly because it was so rustic but largely because of the harem of middle aged Chinese ladies that cheered when they reached the summit! The dainty little lighthouse that was built here by the British was also a pleasant surprise. Last but not least was the 19c Baba-Nonya ...
November 16 arrived and after months of dreaming and planning by organizer TK Kang, of Hong Kong. Now we know why TK chose this date. It is a lucky day for him to return to the town of his birth and boyhood, historic Malacca, Malaysia. This interesting lovely riverside town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and I am very excited to be here. In my wildest dreams, never did I imagine the adventures that my OLPC volunteer work have provided!
... brand brewed under licence in Malaysia, all for about £9.
AN Other tourist writes: The bath in this hotel is big enough to do the backstroke in! I am now fully acclimatised to the Malaysian experience; the grub, especially off the beaten track, is indeed amazing. Oh, and an infinity pool is one on the roof. I just about suspended my vertigo but it comes back when I see the 'space station' ascending the Melaka Taming Sari Tower with its glass bottom. Google ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed