Chong Hoe Hotel
Travel Blogs from Melaka
... Then the true adventure began - getting back to Kuala Lumpur.
It took me a bit under two hours to get from Tampin station to the historic World Heritage-listed centre of Malacca. I gave myself three hours to get back to Tampin, just to be safe.
Hahahahahahahahahaha! That's not how things work in Malaysia! I had neglected to account for the propensity of Malaysian bus drivers to wait until finishing a cigarette or five until departing. I had forgotten that buses only leave ...
Wow already this is our last full day in Melaka and there is still so much to see. First things first, we head back toward St. Paul's hill to see the remains of the building at the bottom. This was yesterday's failed mission. There were lots of cannons there which of course kept our little minion happy.
There are also two Chinese temples, one small and one large to see, as we. As a rather beautiful mosque which we have seen from a distance. We decide to head up the river ...
... br> Melaka is just what we needed after the big craziness of Singapore. Its a chilled out little seaside town where everything is walking distance and public transport consists of one bus (#17 - no idea what happened to 1 - 16). No beach but Melaka made up with that with a arrange of funny sights to see. One being, what can only be described as, a London eye for the borrowers. Its as if a fairground wheel was put up, never taken down and has somehow become 'The eye on Melaka'.
... we came across the wonderful Cool Blogs, my new obsession! Icy granita drinks in an array of flavours, my favourite being banana as it tastes just like Frijj milkshakes. The best part about these refreshing drinks is the price; 2.50rm (50p-ish)! Unfortunately, the brand is only sold in Malaysia (I googled it), so I'm planning on getting in as many as possible, which started in Melaka where I had two in one day. Aside from the shopping centre, where we spotted ...
... and a man turned up on motor bike for us to follow.
Our room is very nice, dark furniture but with pretty fittings and a comfortable bed, we have ceiling fan and aircon and although it is a shared bathroom it works like a” Jack and Jill” between the two rooms so you just have to remember to slide the bolt across on next doors bathroom door before you get down to business! Although for us it’s like having your own ...
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