Back to the begining December 10th 2005 After flying from Hanoi to Singapore we moved on up to Melaka in Malaysia for a few days.
This is a place with a 'multi-cultural' heritage it has in the past been occupied by the Portuguese, then the Dutch, then the British before being handed back to the locals. Hence there are many interesting buildings in Melaka. For us it was nice to get back to somewhere with some proper sun.
We wande ... 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
We are two "mature" backpackers (only 30 & 28 though)currently travelling through South East Asia, ending up in Oz by Xmas.
Jason is known as 'Sharky' because of his apparently aerodynamic face.
Wendy is ginger but she can't help it.... full info