Slacker in Melacca November 1st 2009 Melacca is an old ex colonial town on the west coast of Malaysia that overlooks the famous Melacca straights, a really important trade route since the 1400s. So as you might expect it has been controlled by various European powers - firstly the Portuguese, then the Dutch, and finally us lot! All this considered the town is something of a melting pot architecturally and cuturally.
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Asia » Malaysia » Melaka During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
Had enough of the daily grind and it's time for an adventure so I'm off to SE Asia for 3 months. Havent been out of Europe before and I am off on my own. Hopefully at 33 years old am mature enough to handle this? We shall see!... full info