5.30am, Melaka

Conclusion: Melaka I’d come back here again, definitely. A mix of east and west, melting into one. It’s small and charming, awesome street food, cool people, lotsa place to wander around and see. Reminds me of Macau, the lovely Macau. It’s great that Malaysian government takes care of its historical area, preserving buildings, promoting its…

Jonker Street Night Market, Melaka

Make sure you’ll be at Jonker Street, Melaka during weekend. Fri to Sun nights they have night market where you can find almost everything. Sample street food, get another bracelet, watch a salesman pitching his ‘invisible waist bag’ -it’s a show on its own, peek into karaoke nights or dancing class of Melaka’s senior citizens. Must…

Melaka River

Melaka River Take a cruise either day or night, each time of the day gives different moods and experiences (15 RM @ adult). Daylight you would enjoy mural works on walls of guest houses, restaurants and bars. Nighttime, watching the river lit up by street lamps, candles of intimate tables by the river, music playing…

The Basic, Melaka

Highly recommend Jalan Jalan Hostel, clean and charming place. Eastern Heritage Guest House, wish I could be there 20 years ago when the place was ‘THE’ place. It’s a beautiful building. Jalan Jalan Guest House:   Eastern Heritage Guest House:

Melaka, parts by parts

Beautiful tiles, colorful walls, roof details, streets of Melaka. Reminds me of Macau 🙂  

Dutch Cemetery, Melaka

One of my favorite place to explore in a new place is cemetery. A totally different atmosphere and mood. This one is just next to St. Paul’s Church.

Trickshaws of Melaka

Bling-bling, Hello Kitty, full on soundtracks, and blinding ‘lightshow’ .. what else do you need?   


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