Wednesday, June 03, 2009
Malacca - Port Dickson Trip, 23-25 May 2009 - Part I
Saturday, 23 May 2009
We left early in the morning, at 5.30AM by Woodland causeway to Malacca.
After stopped for light breakfast, we reached Malacca around 9AM. Met by Br. Harry Bateman, Sis. Daisy Liew and Sis. Chee, we went for Taiwanese Beef Noodle. Nice but a bit to salty for me.
Then, they brought us to Stadhuys area, where we can find many museums nearby and the famous Red Christ Church, built by Dutch on 17th Century, the Clock Tower and Fountain built by British on 19th Century.
After tried the nice ice chendol (@ RM1.70 per bowl), we continued to walk along the Jonker Street. This area is famouse for the peranakan/Baba-Nyonya things.
A lots of shops selling of antique, souveniers and peranakan goods, or you can just walk along the streets..
For lunch, we tried the original Hainanese Chicken Rice Ball. The rice is served in the form of ball, as big as ping-pong ball. For 7 of us, we spend about RM46.00.
Then we proceed direct to Port Dickson by coastal road............ and stayed for 2 nights. The story about Port Dickson is on the other posting.
Continued with Malacca.
Monday, 25 May 2009
About 8AM after breakfast @ Port Dickson, we drove back to Malacca and went straight at Br. Harry's house. Then we went to downtown of Malacca to try the fishball noodle.
After that we went to the Ship Museum about the ancient ship of Portugese,Flor De La Mar Ship Museum, the Navy of Malaysia and some history of Malacca.
Then we went to climb the hill to the St. Paul's ruin and went down to Fort Santiago/Porta De Santiago (A'Famosa). More pictures can be seen from here.
Then we went for lunch, this time we tried peranakan foods @ Little Makko. The price is reasonable and the foods are nice, except for the Asam Pedas fish...
After rest for 1 hour, at 4PM we drove back to Singapore. We reached Singapore about 7PM.
Nice trip and we are looking forward to go Malacca again........
Thanks to Br. Harry Bateman, Sis. Daisy Liew, and others saints from Malacca church..