Riverside Paradise Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... town has a little India, or a china town with such great food it's easy to understand why this country is steeped in awards for its food. Modern- everybody speaks English, it's almost there first language, transport links all run on time and are a great standard. I mean, there is even wifi on the bus I'm currently sat on which meant I could even FaceTime my sister one day (I know there is some of that in England but this country seems to have ...
... asked me how much it was and she paid him exact change. We'd work things out later.
Melaka is a UNESCO world heritage site known for its food, Chinatown, and lively night market on Jonker Street. Melaka used to be Asia's busiest sea port and different countries wanted to control it. At one point, it was controlled by the Dutch, Portuguese, and British. Each state in Malaysia is known for different types of food. This is a ...
... was the Islamic Malay museum which was really interesting and culturally relevant. The museum of Malacca which I visited previously just told me the story of kite making in China. Most of the tourist sites are in a pedestrianized zone so, for those who don't want to use their legs in the humid heat, there are many tricycles which ferry people around. They look a bit like the Thai tuk-tuks but work like a bicycle so are much, much safer! ...
... habits, as many, many places were only open during the day. So in the heat of the day, when we didn't really feel like eating much, there were loads of lovely restaurants open, but in the evening we were a lot more restricted.
We ate a lot of laksa. This was partly because breakfast was included in our room rate (of 20 pounds) and was a choice of western breakfast or fried noodles or two types of laksa. Nyonya laksa was the usual coconut milk one, ...
... called Jonker Street that is famous for its antiques. Personally I thought it was just full of the usual old tat of souvenirs and for some reason a plethora of Durian shops (we still have not got over the retching we experience when we smell it!) However, we did eat in a lovely restaurant on the first night that used to be an old mansion - I had the famous Laksa which had a few too many unidentifiable things floating in it for me to really enjoy!
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