Da Som Inn
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... heading over to the maritime museum. This was an interesting museum, mainly contained within a replica ship, which displayed Melakas rise to power as a trading hub due to its prime location as a refuge from monsoon weather and it's intelligent laws and planning that greased the wheels of industry. In the evening I went for an Indian meal with a group from my hostel in the Little India section of the city. Afterwards I had a last look around the Jonkers ...
... At this point you realize how small the world actually is. We also ordered some typical Dutch snacks called "Bitterballen". We found out that some people from the Netherlands are trying to bring these snacks to the Malaysian market. After some time we say goodbye to Dorine to head back to the hostel. The next day we are heading to the big Malaysian metropolis Kuala Lumpur! And after some ...
... long weekend holidays and Malacca is as popular I destination for Malaysians as well as tourists from all over the world. Luckily for us Lynn is from Malacca and so we have a family home base to visit malacca from.
On Sunday night Lynn dropped us in town to visit Jonker Street - a famous and absolutely packed weekend night market. The traffic was very jammed and clearly this was THE place to be on a weekend evening! During night market, the street ...
... it's early days (1400's), Malaca was one of the richest kingdoms in the world. They became rich because of the high tariffs they placed on imported goods. The kingdom expanded and included Singapore and most of east Samatra. A series of invasions starting in 1511 by the Portuguese, Dutch and British changed Malaka and today Malaca is a combination of the influences of each of these countries. I see McDonalds and The Hard Rock Cafe, along with other western food ...
... an old Settlement then at the pier we saw the Maritime Museum (a Portuguese Ship) but didn't venture inside. We looked round the local markets before returning to the hostel. The weather was scorching, but hotter than it felt in Australia so the air con was very welcome. On the evening, we headed out to the Central area of Jonker Street which was full of stalls and hawker cafes (and no cars!) so we mooched around and tried a Durian Puff. A durian fruit ...