Melaka Hotel Sentosa
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... sides most of the way, with many more new suburbs under way. We noticed that traffic was much calmer, than other Asian countries, there was the usual method to madness. Very civilized, cars signal, the road markings aren't just decoration but are obeyed and there was no one riding in the back of pick-ups down the highway. The trip was just under two hours. We pulled into Melaka Sentral and found the local bus into downtown.
The bus ...
... delicious dishes of lamb and chicken rendang curries with steamed rice and spinach and feta samosas, whilst watching many a tourist boat pass by. So of course we gave a little friendly wave back every now and then. We got bored of this once our dinner came... The food demanded our full concentration then! We also found it amusing that practically every boat was advertising 'Mister Potato' crisps (Asia's cheap, crappier version of Pringles) as were most bridges, buses and ...
... Luckily the man on the tickets desk took pity on us and redid our tickets from the new (wrong) place. We also managed to book another appalling room, with walls so thin you could hear your neighbour turning over in bed, and their feet flapping about on the lino; and it had the added bonus that when someone closed their door it felt like an explosion going off near your head and you were jolted awake instantly. I wont talk about the bathroom or I will have ...
... is quite as impressive as, say, Iguazu National Park or the Grand Canyon. From the places we've been, I'm not sure anywhere does quite as much as Melaka to undermine its own appeal.
Granted, we arrived at an inopportune time. It was just before a Hindu festival, and near the lunar New Year, so a few things were closed. Several tour groups also descended on the town; but more on that later. Our first stroll into town definitely wasn't what we had expected though. The ...
... men's club. Ok, move on. The old fort also took some finding. The one way system and an unwillingness on my part to take my bike around a roundabout dodging motorbikes, trucks and everything else meant that I had a rather long detour just to find a fairly 'safe' place to cross the road and head back to the fort. By this point I realized that the bike was made for the heritage area and in fact nobody rides bikes around the greater city - oops! The fort was built by the Dutch and ...
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