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Once we'd organised ourselves and picked up some groceries at the local Hero shopping centre in Shah Alam, we motored down to Melaka, which is listed as a UNESCO site for all its many settlers (or invaders). The Dutch, Portuguese, English, Chinese, and Indian are all represented there with various monuments and forts.
It's a pretty city, but as we only had paper maps at this stage, we found it a bit hard to find places and I kept having to jump ...
... good luck to whomever strikes it three times. Of course we took turns making it gong. At night we caught the sunset up on Bukit (hill) Hilir, before heading down to Jonker Street.
Jonker Street was crazy busy on the weekend nights. The street was closed to motor traffic and stalls filled the sidewalk on one side and the road on the other. Must have been a thousand or two people packed into the one kilometer long stretch of road. There ...
... Since it's our last night in Malacca we wanted to enjoy another Indian dinner and headed back to our favorite restaurant. We ordered the exact same thing as the other night; I had tandoori chicken and naan, and Justin had butter chicken and rice with Naan. Coincidently as we walked towards the restaurant again we saw flashes of lightning in the distance. We must bring the bad luck to the restaurant because we sat outside in the parking lot tables, placed ...
... town has a little India, or a china town with such great food it's easy to understand why this country is steeped in awards for its food. Modern- everybody speaks English, it's almost there first language, transport links all run on time and are a great standard. I mean, there is even wifi on the bus I'm currently sat on which meant I could even FaceTime my sister one day (I know there is some of that in England but this country seems to have ...
... like a dog next to a roast dinner, and my heart fell when we saw that it was closed. For a week, until the Thaipusam festival was over. We trudged back whence we came, consoling ourselves with chocolate from the 7-11 and some more bland market food. For me, this was akin to the Palace getting wet in the Grand Canyon storm: it was the last straw. Melaka had stripped me of any positivity and hope that it could get better.
It's strange how essential food can be. I still ...
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