Samudera Bidara Resort
TripAdvisor Reviews Samudera Bidara Resort Melaka
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... the bus and time you'd like to go and he shows you and new screen so you can book what seats you like on the bus. We arrived at our house with only one small hitch: The taxidrivers wanted to charge too much to get into town, but none of them were budging on the price so we were stuck paying more than it cost us to get from Kuala Lumpur to Malacca for just 3 km Drive Into town. We weren't up for a huge day of sightseeing after we got settled in our hotel, ...
... occupied city, the heat and humidity hit you. It has been really v uncomfortable walking for hours around the sites, interesting though it is. It's a world heritage site, full of quaint little buildings filled with bizarre Chinese goods- such as money to burn, literally as offerings ( including a passport to hell, paper underwear, a car, and an airline ticket to another world- I could do with one of those!), ornate Chinese temples or Hindu shrines amongst mosques. Anything ...
... and continued our feast. The 3 of them are so passionate about food (like most Malaysians) that it was important to them for us to try it all. By the end of it, we were all stuffed! For the day Garyn and I combined to spend the equivalent of about $30 Canadian on food. Our guess is if we ate all of this in Canada, it would have been like spending $300!
Yesterday was much of the same. Our day went like this....meet up around ...
... around the city. Here, when the answer cannot be understood and I ask again, often the staff just turns away and mumbles more. I find the whole attitude strange. People have different views of places they visit, though. A woman I met in Malaca said she loved Malaysia but didn't like Indonesia at all. A friend of mine that has been traveling for a few years, and is still traveling, told me Indonesia was one of his favorite places. Another backpacker told me he would never go ...
... to cool down with the aircon) he pulled into a roadside cafe and said "half an hour lunch break"! I don't think I have downed as many drinks in my life. The 4 hour journey turned out to be 7 hours from getting on the coach to getting off, but the countryside across was lovely, very hilly with the whole land covered in forest or should I say jungle, and palm trees as far as the eye could see. The coach was so slow going up hills, I could have walked faster ...
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