Lereh River Resort
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 ...
... Yesterday many new passengers got on in Singapore as others got off -- and while on the promenade decking watching the comings and goings of ships and ferries I looked up from my lounge & saw a face that looked remarkably like a tennis player I know from West Van. The face was also looking at me with more than passing interest. He said: Al? at almost the same time I said: John? What are the chances..?? (quite ...
... we overslept, almost missed our early morning start and either had no breakfast (me) or a rushed breakfast (Liza). And that was a breakfast it was a shame to rush, a fruit salad piled high with, erm, fruit of all sorts. Big chunks of water melon, banana, orange, pineapple and papaya, a huge plateful for just over a quid. Fathers was the most expensive place we've stayed so far (£20 a night) but the service, the rooms and the atmosphere was ...
... clothes. Rainy season seems to be dragging on like a Canadian winter does in “spring”.
The sun came out on day 3 so we headed out to the National Monument, Parliament and the Botanic Gardens. We were walking down Jalan Parlimen and decided to move off the sidewalk and wander through the park along the road. While we were walking through the park we went up a hill and were all of a sudden at the National Monument. We ...
... boat first left the harbour and passed Melaka Fort, a crumbling old defence post, and the colonial buildings I mentioned earlier. As we peered over, a shape emerged from the water's edge; not dissimilar to the Beast of Kampot; this was the first monitor lizard of many we saw lurking in the murky river (and, making Hannah jump hilariously high the next day, in the sewer grates in the street). They're actually a bit bigger than my arm, trumping the Kampot Beast in size (but KB had ...
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