Melaka Hotel Sentosa
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... also seemed like it was trying far to hard to attract tourists, it was a little like a very surreal Malaysian Disneyland. Some of the attractions and sights around the place felt as if they had dragged anything out they could find. 'Oh bob down the road has an old lawnmower, let's get it out and put it in a park on a big stone plinth, the tourists will love that'.
So the next morning we packed up and got ready to go and catch a bus up to the Cameron ...
... The rest stops along the highway, on the trip here, were every bit as advanced and modern as those in America. The bus stops in Dutch Square, sometimes called Red Square. This is the historical part of the city. The city itself is on both sides of the river. The Senguei Malaca River cuts the town in two parts. On one side of the river is Chinatown and Kampung Morten, section of stilted houses. On the other side, where the bus stops, is the colonial side where many ...
... on the hill over looking the Old Town. It was built by the Portuguese Catholics, stripped bare by the Dutch Protestants, left derelict for a bit and then restored by the British who used it for ammunition storage during the 2nd World War. It has lots of very old graves of colonialist and their families who met their end in the 16th up to the 19th Centuries. Apart from the amazing structure ...
... an extra 10 minutes added on to the journey by having to go over a motorway footbridge and then walking alongside the highway into town (without a footpath). When we arrived at L'Armada guesthouse we were tired and sweaty and the owner was nowhere to be seen. After sitting for about 20 minutes in the communial area watching a hippy guy sitting cross legged making beaded jewelery, the owner finally showed up. He took us ...
... However, sitting down I realised that I didn’t want a beer, as they had a most extensive wine selection; a glass was quite cheap so I partook of four wonderful glasses of Australian Shiraz and watched the world walk by.
Finally, around ten I decided that my bed was calling, so I paid the bill and walked back towards the hostel, however, I didn’t make it, I was waylaid! I heard the loud noise of drums and cymbals, it ...
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