Melaka - The Historic Old Town April 11th 2015 My Melaka bus left from KL's new intergrated transport terminal, Bersepadu Selatan, situated 30 minutes south of the city centre. It's connected to Bandar Tasik Selatan LRT station via a covered walkway, and was only three stops from the closest station to my accomodation. So it made perfect sense to me to use the train to get there, which I did.
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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
After months of research, the itinerary is set in stone and I am on the verge of departure for my second trip to India, this time with my sister Ginny. This isn't an organised tour, I have created our itinerary myself, visiting twelve fascinating destinations including Hampi, Mumbai, Jaipur, Orchha, and Khajuraho. We fly into Hyderabad in central Southern India and depart from Amritsar in the North. In between we'll have 35 days to enjoy all the colour and chaos India has to offer. We'll be sleeping on overnight trains, enjoying the luxury of travelling with private drivers for two section... full info