Melaka surrounds (Melaka)

On the same day as we went to the Melaka Bird Sanctuary and the Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Park, we also drove around to see some of the areas around Melaka city. We saw a lot of palm trees. But we also discovered some lovely little gems. The Melaka Bee Farm is located out near…

Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Park (Melaka)

After being slightly disappointed by the Melaka Bird Sanctuary, I didn’t have much hope for the Melaka Butterfly and Reptile Park. But I needn’t have worried. This attraction is really cool. For a start, you get to walk inside these big enclosed gardens that are filled with butterflies. There are so many butterflies and they…

Melaka Bird Sanctuary (Melaka)

Melacca has an almost ridiculous abundance of attractions for tourists. There are museums about almost every nuance of Malaysian life from the history of youth to Islam, from Chinese art to the navy. There are also a plethora of animal parks and amusement parks to choose from. It was difficult to decide what to do.…

A day in Melaka (Melaka)

Melaka or Melacca. However you spell it, the place is the same heady mix of Chinese and Western influence, both now and in the past. It’s a place where tradition and modernity co-exist as though the circular concept of time is real and the linear one false. Our hostel is just behind the famous Jonker…