Travel Blogs from Melaka
Melaka or Malacca, both names used as frequent, is the place where Malaysia was born. The history and atmosphere of this place is incredible!
Before I went on a trip to Malacca I already thought Malaysia is a super multi cultural country. All different religions and ethnic groups. I didn't expect it can get more multi than this. But yes it can! Malacca is such a great example of that. I believe there are not many places in South East Asia that ...
... special hand made cookies from Malacca) 10 pcs for MYR 9.
Fruit tea for 3.50 MYR , Chopstick 3 pcs for MYR 10, Postcard 6 pcs for MYR 10.
Those are souvenirs which I bought for my friend and family.
After walking along the way and asking so many peoples then I found the L'amarda Guesthouse.
Then I put my bag and get the room. The Staff so welcome and friendly.
Then I went out to find something to eat for my first dinner in ...
... EVERYWHERE to the point it was a tad chilly indoors at times, especially in shops. But on stepping outside, the heat hit you in a huge wave like stepping into a sauna!
As we drove out of Singapore, I loved looking at the contrasts of the ultra modern buildings in the CBD and the rows of palm trees that lined the freeways. The weather was scorching, even at 8am as we headed off. After negoitating immigration, the differerences between Malaysia and Singapore were profound, ...
... We also enjoyed one of the boat rides down the river, which I think must
be almost a a compulsory tourist thing to do. Melaka looks good at
night, and what with the dragon at the entry of Jonker Street spouting
water, the trishaws all lit up with their colourful, flashing lights and
blaring PA systems, the riverbank lights twinkling. and Jonker Street a
moving mass of people, it adds up to fun place to visit.
- Being laughed at whilst attempting to practise Bahasa Melayu with shopkeepers (only women, funnily enough; the men are always perfectly polite. Perhaps they feel threatened by the fact that some females aren't trapped under headscarves, and behind fathers, brothers, husbands, and counters their whole lives).
- Going to touristy places or Chinese-run eateries (it's ...
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