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Travel Blogs from Melaka
... kix-line-break">This time Gab and I sealed our mouths, patiently waiting for him to finish so we could find another stall to kill time at.
“Of course it is! But that wasn’t all, one of our early rules then converted to Islam from Hinduism. This opened our city’s doors to trade with Muslim merchants and the Gujarati. Surely, they were and still are the kings of the Indian Ocean trade!” He seemed feverish with delight, and paused ...
... 4 hours to get to Malacca including going through passport control so we arrived in time to sleep! Gemma and I stayed at the Baba house and had a 'room with a view' ... Of the cleaning cupboard ;) but we opted for cheap and cheerful as it was only a couple of nights. However, our shower was amazing, the type that just drops from the ceiling. I've just had the most amazing few days ... Saturday morning Gemma and I just woke up and 'got lost' ...
... hotel and they pointed us back in the direction of the bus station where we started. We made our way back there and then started heading down another street from their directions. 20 minutes later we were at the hotel. Apparently we went down the wrong street the first time... oops! We checked in and pretty much passed out right away after a long day and a long walk with our bags in the Malaysian heat.
Stay tuned for Malacca and more!
... it or trying to use it as a musical instrument to play a tune but have nice black tea which thankfully is meant to help digestion (or windy pops as I like to call it). The other thing that Melaka is famous for is its night market that runs down one of the busy Chinatown streets. This together with the days activities left us feeling that this city had the best vibe of any of the places we had been ...
... curry, dahl and two pints of lassi set us back about 8 pounds.
We decided not to visit Melaka Zoo, after reading some bad reviews of it, but it was only fitting that the end of our trip was spent in the company of some animals. We came across a metre-long monitor lizard sticking its head out of one of the water drain in our street, and then saw it splashing off down the water channel. We spent the rest of the time there looking for it again, ...
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