Chong Hoe Hotel
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... leather embroidered with gold wire?! Seriously, gold wire. They made enough leather to send shipfuls to Arabia and to export to the Middle East. In fact, they made enough to be equal to that one Italian city. It was famous for its cotton textiles you know?”
“Flanders! I only remember because of the character from the Simpson’s honestly.” I clapped my hands, proud that my good memory was still as sharp as ever.
We've had a look around Malacca today. Founded in the 14th century by a Hindu prince it has quite a history and has at various times been under Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch and British protection. It was a major port during the time of the Spice Islands trade and the central part of the town is now UNESCO heritage listed. The central square area is full of brightly coloured and decorated trishaws. ...
... the blazing heat. So many of the buildings were covered in really cool graffiti designs and the banks were littered with family run coffee shops and bars. We then went back to the hotel and had a siesta before meeting the others and going to the Portuguese square for dinner. It was basically a hawker place but we had a feast!!!! Chilli crab (a Singaporean delicacy I hadn't yet tried), garlic prawns, bee hoon, chilli lady fingers and loads ...
... for it) I set off to see the sights. As it wasn't quite 9am I was too early for the visitor centre to be open. I was hoping to get a better map there. Since I had some idea where things were I decided not to wait and just to explore since everything seemed close together. My first stop was the Melaka Fort. A couple of bus load of tourists were occupying it. From there I continued along the river in the direction of a geocache. It was a multi based around a ship so appropriately ...
After a dash to catch the bus, we were on our way from Singapore and into Malaysia. The border crossing was a bit cumbersome as we had to get off the bus when we left Singapore to have our passports stamped out of the country, then had to get back on the bus to cross the causeway between the two countries and then off the bus again with all our luggage. Finally, having got our passports stamped we were in Malaysia. Then back ...
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