Samudera Bidara Resort
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... were much more impressive than we had been hearing from locals. We wandered around the massive cave for a little while and then it was back to the stairs and the monkeys. We managed to place ourselves behind a man that they seemed to have a healthy fear of so we made it to the bottom with no further monkey incidents. We wandered the cave area for a while longer and then got back on the train to collect our bags from the hotel. Once we had our things ...
Despite driving to the largest city to date the trip to Melaka was easier than expected. It seems that the bigger the place you go to the better the cars and better the driving (clearly don't want to get a dint in the BMW). Melaka was described as a very interesting place and it did not disappoint. The guesthouse we found for our last night on the road was very nice. So much so the owner had ...
... museum of aircrafts where we pretended to be pilots within lots of styles of helicopters. By night we headed to Jonker street which became a walking street at night lined with stalls selling all sorts of gifts, and among the stalls were food venders offering a variety of Chinese and Japanese foods. Bravely we opted to try some dim sim, chicken pastry pies, and chicken rice ...
... forts and colonial buildings, and some very well preserved Chinese shophouses.
Chinese shophouses are very narrow at the front, but they go back for a very long way, some of them more than 150 metres. In the centre of the house there is often a space open to the air that lets in light and air, and there is a drainage system to carry the rainwater away. Originally they were both shops and living spaces, and some of them are very ornately ...
... houses had flowers lining the walls down the river and trees hung over the bridge. Pretty. Just along the river, the Flora de La Mar ship is sitting on the land. It's a replica of the Portuguese ship that sank off the coast of Melaka enroute to Portugal. the ship is a mini museum and you can walk around and inside. It was really small and wasn't particularly exciting! Ones I have been to previously (Buenos Aires and in England) have been a lot more interesting. ...
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