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... their kabobs. The evening and afternoon were spent sight seeing and tasting new foods. We tried nonya pineapple tarts (not the best but got to see the Worlds largest pineapple tart according to Guinness, abc cendol (shaves ice with sugar cane and milk with a **** ton of exotic fruit jellies, corn, and kidney beans, also not our favourite), saw ladies dancing salsa, checked out the market at night time on jonker street, walked along the water front, and had ...
... these have a, how can it put it, challenging taste lol? It tasted like tobacco. Seriously. We both spit it out hahaha! Apart from that food has been REALLY good! And then the most surreal part of the trip: we decided to go to the Portuguese settlement neighbourhood. These are descendants of Portuguese from 500 years ago. They are Kristang descent of Portuguese/Indians/Malaysians. I talked to Joseh Da Costa, the guy at the mango juice shop and he told me ...
... are nearly full. I had completely gnored the fact that bus timetables simply do not exist here or even bus route maps.
I caught the same bus from the Stadthuis that I had caught from Melaka Sentral bus station, Route 17, thinking it would go back the same direct way it had come. Mistake Numero Uno. It was a loop service that returned by every street in the city. It took fifty minutes.
Back at the bus station I waited at the bay signed "Tampin". Everyone assured me that Route ...
Malacca is a really neat city. It was a really important port for a really long time, and has Dutch and English influence. There are some cool old buildings and a really neat old town area with a lot of good restaurants. From here, I caught the ferry to ...
... Ed. There's only a few showers and at the moment a few more people staying so we had to wait around a little bit to get showered, no problem for us as we didn't really have much planned other than walking around. I think that's all you do in Melaka, walk around and see things. We started walking up a random road, which hopefully would take us out to the main road along the river. We stopped at a grave yard, as we were just amazed at the size of the graves. It turned out to be ...
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