Melaka Hotel Sentosa
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One of Malaysia’s most eagerly sought-after destinations, the small city-state of Melaka (Malacca) lures droves of visitors to its namesake historic port city, where they are ...
... 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 ...
... cafes selling every imaginable kind of fried, steamed and barbecued snack. There are whole squid and octopus on squewers, there are prawns the size of small cats and a lot of frog (yes frog) done in some quite extraordinary ways (including 'frog porridge' - two words that should never go together). There are guys crushing sugar cane, and hacking coconuts into handy tourist sized snacks, and a man roasting chestnuts in an oil drum with coffee beans. ...
... 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 ...
... next three nights and become familiar faces to the staff and even the customers begin to recognise us too! A meal inclusive of Tandoori Chicken (their speciality starter) two curries (we had a different one from the menu every night - our favourites were Prawn Tawa and Garlic,Chilli Chicken), a large rice, two naan breads (Garlic buttery yummyness) and a large bottle of water cost the equivalent of £6.50! We would have eaten it all twice if we could fit it ...
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