Melaka: A little bit of everything August 7th 2007 Hey peeps, last time I left off in Kuala Lumpur after so many days of doing, well...not much.
So it was time to head a little further south to a place recommended by a fellow backpacker called Melaka that was supposed to be a lot more peaceful and with some allegedly pretty awesome history & culture. The city itself has a history of selling itself, having been ruled by the Portuguese, Dutch and ... read more
Asia » Malaysia » Melaka » Melaka City 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