Melaka Hotel Sentosa
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... the back which pump loud music everywhere they go. The thing is that many of the local tourists, like the Singaporean's and Malays LOVE these trishaws! After the Red Square I headed down the River where I came across a couple of Indian girls dressed up in traditional clothes dancing. Continuing down the river I took some photos of the river and also of the school children who loved to waive at me when they were going past on the river boats. After heading back to my accommodation I ...
... our directions, but thankfully a woman flagged down the taxi. The woman ran the hostel and saw the taxi driving in circles and thought we might be the passengers trying to locate the hostel. It was a good thing she was there because the cost was 20 ringgit and I only had a 50. My attempt to explain I was giving him 50 and he had to give me back 30 was going nowhere, but it looked like he had no problems taking the 50 from me. Thankfully ...
... let me describe my visit to one of the oldest forts. The historical center of the city, near the Dutch Square, is where I found St. John's HIll. Surrounding the hill are the ruins of the Portuguese fortress.
A little history for you
The Portuguese started establishing outposts in Macau, China, and India, early in the 16th century. They wanted to have a string of ports for their ships to run routes on between China and Portugal. Melaca was a growing place ...
... in with no expectations and it wasn't what I expected without knowing what I did expect?! I kept an open mind until I had properly looked around and am so glad. We found our way into the centre of the township, along the side of busy roads and open sewers and found a little Dutch café to get lunch and a drink. It wasn't very busy and we were quickly shuffled through the café and out the back...WOW...it opened up onto ...
... had and it was so good! Half a roast chicken between us and little balls of rice with soy sauce and chilli paste.
We also thought it would be rude not to stop and buy some local pineapple tarts, freshly baked and still warm. Surprisingly not too sweet either. Then we went to an ice cream shop called Bikini Toppings. They serve ice cream in a coconut shell and the ice cream was very good. I had sweetcorn ice cream, really yummy and Martin had Yam, tasted like sweet potato to me so ...
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