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... importantly why they were there now! From there we headed up a hill to see an old church that was literally just a shell and painted white tower with some guys outside trying to sell us manga style key rings and postcards. Once down the other side of the hill we returned to the river and the small square which had a pretty little church on one side, some mocked up wooded miniature dutch windmill on the other and a big line of guys on brightly dressed up tricycles, ...
... Chinese (Buddhists). There are many other minor groups also. Even though they are all Malaysian citizens, the races each have their own religions, which have their own culture. The government mandates integration in schools, etc., but he says there is still a lot of division among the groups. The reason I mention the different races is because of the seemingly odd behavior of the locals in this country. At least to me it seems odd. Tourism is not the biggest income in ...
... night cuppa and a gossip though at my 'local' before fixing my earplugs for yet another sleepless night at the happy hotel!
Malaysia has been great. Such a mixture of cultures and traditions, somehow all working together to create a wealth of interest. I've loved it and have certainly appreciated the cheapness of the place! My favorite overall place must be Langkawi, I will definitely go back there one day (not in the rainy season though!).
... The capital is Malacca City, which is 148 km south east of Malaysia's capital city Kuala Lumpur. This historical city center has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 7 July 2008.
As we traversed along the route, we saw miles and miles and miles of palm oil plantations. Palm oil is one of the largest exports for Malaysia.
Along the highway we were also able to see some of the secondary rain forest.
There are about ...
... a result of the intermarriages between Chinese merchants and Malay local women, Baba is the man (or father figure) and Nonya is the woman (or motherly figure). This culture is nowhere more evident than in the cuisine, and a wonderful mix of Chinese and Malay flavours are produced in the restaurants of Jonker Street and the surrounding area. I stopped in at one restaurant and ordered Itek Tim (A salted duck and vegetable soup) which was ...
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