Holiday Inn Melaka
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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This morning we had a simple but filled a hole breakfast at our hotel then headed to the correct bus station this time to take our ride to Melaka. Today there was busses every half an hour so we took the 10am one, VIP style with no stops. 2 hours later we were in Melaka. Getting off the bus in the centre we had to take another smaller public bus to the area we wanted to be in. We had already booked our accommodation so we knew exactly where we were ...
... the striking red buildings of the Stadthuys, the seat of Dutch Administration from 1641 to 1795. I am always very fascinated by the long history of Malacca, how it evolved from King Parameswara in the 15th century, changing hands several times between the Portuguese, the Dutch, ...
... the clock tower where there is a remarkable collection of trishaws, or rickshaws. Each one magnificently and elaborately decorated with flowers, fairy lights, soft toys and goodness knows what else. They also have very loud music, I mean very loud music. This is one of the main pick up points for them and they are a glorious sight.
We forgo the delights of a ride and head over the bridge to Jonker Walk which is a historic street with a mixture of shops, restaurants ...
... that it does make the food taste better. Once you have started the food just keeps coming, you don’t even have to leave your seat to get more. The staff will just top up your food any time it looks like you are close to finishing. Finally, to surrender you must fold you banana leaf to show that you cannot take any more. It’s important to fold the leaf, in the middle, towards yourself; this means that you have enjoyed the meal.
As a side dish to one particularly ...
... right? So yes, we went to the cinema, yes, we went to the arcade, and yes, we went bowling. Imagine a weekend at home- just so much cheaper. The cinema for £1.50! Arcade games for 20p! Bowling for a £1! Although, proof that things are a little off in Melaka came when Tash hit strikes after half strikes and tied the game of bowling. We also spent a bit of time in shopping malls. Only, that wasn't like back home. We actually now appreciate the general lack of ...