Travel Blogs from Melaka
The final city we were visiting in Malaysia was Malacca, a city in the same mould of Georgetown in Penang - another world heritage site, known for good local cuisine and being a major port town in the 16th and 18th centuries. We originally planned to stop over in Kuala Lumpur for a night before heading to Malacca, however we found out the highly …
Got in late
Huge prawns for lunch
... from the local Indian population, as well. The most interesting thing we tried was ayam buah keluak, a chicken stew which uses deadly poisonous seeds from a mangrove tree. When boiled and then buried in ash and banana leafs underground for 40 days, however, the seeds ferment and become edible, with a creamy texture and a rich, nutty taste. We actually had no idea what we were eating at the time. We just ordered items off the menu and were ...
Personally, I hate Malaysia from the bottom of my heart because I get into a trouble everytime I visit this country as well as this time. Generally speaking, I enjoy meeting good people in my destinations, but in this country, there are so many bad guys pretending to be a good guy. I am fed up with Malaysians. In addition, streets are dirty and stinky and there are few impressive tourist sights. I had no reason to visit this country this time ...
... small gate built by the Portuguese that was saved by Raffles (what a man). Lucky he did, as it's one of the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia. After returning to the hotel to shower and cool off we went for lunch. To drink I tried the local sour plum juice and Cindy had a king coconut juice, very refreshing! Tomorrow we set off for Kuala Lumpur, and from the description of the view from the hotel's infinity pool we should have some good ...