Travel Blogs from Melaka
... the Chinese music that was played when Dan and I had watched the fire dragon in Hong Kong. I investigated and saw that it was emanating from a clan house not far away, the doors were open and I saw one man practicing dancing with a dragons head, to the music. I stood respectfully outside and watched, but then one man who was watching inside caught my eye, he walked over and invited me in. I missed his name but he explained that they ...
After the holiday weekend, Melaka was getting more quiet and we had time to enjoy it. It is really cozy and when you sit in one of the many bars or restaurants along the river you would think you are in Amsterdam during the summer (but a bit warmer ofcourse LOL).
It is definitely worth a visit this place because it has a lot of charm and history. Again we drank way too many beers, but hey...we are on a big holiday :-))
... through many hands in its life as a church under the Portuegese and the Dutch, and later as an armoury under the British. Great views at the top of the hill, overlooking Malaka Straits. The Dutch also built a fort around the area and they are still excavating bits of the fort which seem to have been built over a large area of the town.
We had a fun night, dining along the riverbank and then strolling through ...
telur = egg
ayam = chicken
ikin = fish
daging = meat
berapa harganya = how much is it?
di mana ... = where is ...
kedai = shop
kopi bru = brewed coffee
minta maaf = I'm sorry
maaf = excuse me
tidak = no
yah = yes
bagus = great, fantastic
sikit-sikit = a little
... want to have a 2 bed one. When I got there though I was kind of wishing I had as the two bed ones had DOORS. ha. The one we stayed in was just separated by curtains, but it was ok in the end. I woke up! That said I did get showered, changed and ready to go to check out the time and discover it was 3.30am. So I went back to sleep for a while.
This was the blog entry, near enough, meant for this morning ...