Melaka Watercity Resort
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... out internet connections bought a few more supplies at the supermarket. In the evening we decided to see how good our memory was and walked to the Portuguese settlement for dinner. The whole area is owned by Portugese descendants who can only sell their houses to other Portugese . Several off the houses overlook the straits and because of the ownership rules prices are fairly cheap ...
... During colonial times the script was romanised. Malaysian English sometimes known as 'Manglish' is widely used in business - a colloquial form of English with heavy influences of Malay, Chinese and Tamil. We wonder whether we would understand it if we heard it. Probably not. Thankfully many Malaysians are at least bilingual and communication here is not a problem.
*We arrive in Malaka late morning and since our room is not yet ready, we head out to do ...
... s it. Nice enough for a half day walk round, one night stay if definitely enough. Very authentic, you feel immersed in Asian culture, the people, the food, the streets, the temples, the chanting, a million miles away from anything and anyone western, quite refreshing and unique.....then something strange happens - you suddenly hear a brummy accent and your bubble has burst....never too far away us ...
... yet delicious. In the afternoon, Selvan let us cruise around the Junker Walk, or the Malacca version of Chinatown. Since we only got 40 min, we walked around took a few photos before we returned to our bus. There are shops selling every thing from pineapple tart, molasses cookies, yogurt ice cream, homemade herbal drinks, there are just too much to see but too little time, after buying a few souvenirs we head back to Kuala ...
... habits, as many, many places were only open during the day. So in the heat of the day, when we didn't really feel like eating much, there were loads of lovely restaurants open, but in the evening we were a lot more restricted.
We ate a lot of laksa. This was partly because breakfast was included in our room rate (of 20 pounds) and was a choice of western breakfast or fried noodles or two types of laksa. Nyonya laksa was the usual coconut milk one, ...
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