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... into the hillsides for new roads and shopping malls. It all feels very western, and quite a bit more expensive. - All this westernisation means that the buses run on time, the streets are squeaky clean, and the pavements - well, I get misty-eyed just thinking about them. What's missing of course are the smiley, lovely Balinese people. This is not to say that Malaysians aren't friendly and helpful because they definitely are (at least two taxi drivers ...
... best side, show me most interesting places and take me to those unknown...and that's really how I did got a chance to get to know Malaysian people after. But there was a reason I came here...to this very town for.
To feel just like home.
Staying in the room of one of the daughters, made me feel like at home.
Sitting down on a couch with dad and watching some tv, made me feel like at home.
Chatting about all sorts of things by the ...
... bus again!
4 hours later we arrived at the central bus station in Melaka - which wasn't very 'central' as it was on the outskirts of the town, so we had to take a taxi to the hotel.
On arriving at the hotel we were greeted with lots of smiles from the Malay staff, a welcoming cold flannel and drink. The hotel was a beautiful old colonial mansion and former residence of a wealthy Chinese ...
... and shops to look around. So we fill our time with window shopping and eating (of course!). It rains pretty much all night and on and off during the day time, this makes our room damp and all of our clothes too. On our first night we visit Pak Putra, an Indian restaurant which was given a great review on a website, so we thought we should check it out. The food is amazing! It has to be the best curry we've ever eaten, the naan bread is delicious! We visit ...
... Happy and relaxed, we think the thoughts of the daily travellers we now are- what are we gonna get up to today??
We go to check out the nearby massage place, and they can see us immediately so we sit next to each other giggling at our ticklish foot rubs. We then go and have our backs done and it's so very good! It's costs us just 58RN/12 quid each for the hour - unbelievable!
We decide to do some sightseeing and pick up and umbrella to help with ...