Wednesday, March 18, 2009

We have been to Malacca many, many times but this was the first time we took the Melaka River Cruise to see parts of historical Malacca and smell along this unique river!


#1 Save your feet!


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#4 Old shophouses along its banks.


#5 Tan Kim Seng Bridge.


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#7 Riverside eateries.


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#9 Chan Koon Cheng Bridge, built in 1908.


#10 Ghostbridge of Malacca.


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#15 The Hollywood movie "Entrapment" starring Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta Jones was partly filmed here in 1998.


#16 Jalan Hang Tuah Bridge.


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#18 Kampung Morten, a Malay kampung (village) located on the left bank.


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#20 A very patriotic house.


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#26 Back to the jetty located near the Dutch Square.


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96 comments

life ramblings said... @ 18/3/09 10:29 PM

lovely pics, Mon! :)

life ramblings said... @ 18/3/09 10:29 PM

oh wow! i'm FC 2day??? =-O =-O =-O

life ramblings said... @ 18/3/09 10:33 PM

you must have thoroughly enjoyed the cruise with ralph. :)

moodswingingmommy said... @ 18/3/09 11:41 PM

How interesting and fun that looks. Would love to go there!

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Monica said... @ 19/3/09 1:11 AM

Thanks LR! ;)

Monica said... @ 19/3/09 1:12 AM

Yes you're the FC dear! :* :* :-D

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:16 AM

>:o >:o >:o >:o

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:17 AM

congrats LR!!!

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:17 AM

great pics here te mon!!! ;)

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:18 AM

missed FC again! >:o

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:18 AM

yeah mommy! so inviting!

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:19 AM

=-O =-O =-O =-O =-O

gagay said... @ 19/3/09 1:21 AM

good morning te mon!!!

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Monica said... @ 19/3/09 2:25 AM

yes I did! 8-) 8-)

Monica said... @ 19/3/09 2:47 AM

Hi moodswingingmommy, you're welcome to go to Melaka! 8-) ;)

Monica said... @ 19/3/09 2:49 AM

Thanks Gagay! :* :*

Monica said... @ 19/3/09 2:55 AM

Morning Gagay! :* :*

Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 3:33 AM

=-O =-O

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Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 3:34 AM

Congrats LR! :'( :'( :* :*

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Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 3:36 AM

So many pics Mon! B likes the chic rice ball in Melaka, not bad la! :* :* :*

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Monica said... @ 19/3/09 3:50 AM

Mariuca, I also like the chic rice ball :-D

Jackie said... @ 19/3/09 3:57 AM

Wow beautiful Monica!! :) :)

Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 3:57 AM

He he nice right? So soft and tasty!

Jackie said... @ 19/3/09 3:58 AM

Oh I am not even in your count for comments :'(it's so hard for me since I don't have the Js-Kit!! :'( :'(

Jackie said... @ 19/3/09 3:59 AM

I will work really hard because I love visiting you!! :) :)

Jackie said... @ 19/3/09 3:59 AM

Happy WW :) :)

Jackie said... @ 19/3/09 4:00 AM

Yayyyyyyyy.......Walter will be home in a few home in a few hours!! :)

Jackie said... @ 19/3/09 4:05 AM

Wow and I over slept. I need to do drops...clean house and get a shower!! We have to pretty for our men....even after almost 30 years!! Hugs everyone...I'm on my way to visit all!! :* :* 8-) 8-) :) :)

Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 4:05 AM

Go Jackie Go! :)

Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 4:06 AM

Hi Jackie!

Mariuca said... @ 19/3/09 4:07 AM

Hugs Jackie! :)

Angie said... @ 19/3/09 9:28 AM

Melaka is ever so charming. The last time I was there must be more than 10 years ago! Good food and full of history and culture, unlike other parts of Malaysia! Great pics!! :* :* :*

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Uncle Lee said... @ 19/3/09 10:58 AM

HOLY SMOKE! Is that Malacca? For a moment I thought was Paris or Amsterdam.
I can't recognise the Malacca I once knew, ha ha.
Its beautiful now and the river looks clean too.
Used to go deep sea fishing in Malacca wayyyy back in the 60's.
Have fun, Monica, happy cruisin'
Lee.

Twinks said... @ 19/3/09 12:33 PM

Hi Marzie ! don't cry...i will cry too.. :'( :'( :'( missed FC too eh...

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Twinks said... @ 19/3/09 12:33 PM

Congrats LR! :) :)

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Twinks said... @ 19/3/09 12:33 PM

Gagay! =-O =-O =-O =-O

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Twinks said... @ 19/3/09 12:37 PM

Hi Mon,
Great photos. Hope to visit that place one day. Next time I go back to Malaysia I will really spend more time touring the place and go cuisin.

Have a great day Mon. mwahugs! :* :* :-D :-D

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levian said... @ 19/3/09 1:37 PM

this is one long ride! i feel like going for a ride too. but i've never even go for our swk river cruise. =p

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Junald said... @ 19/3/09 4:24 PM

Nice place! ;)

Gallivanter said... @ 19/3/09 5:21 PM

Definitely on my to do list. 8-)

nance said... @ 19/3/09 7:15 PM

Hi Mon,
Great pictures! it must be a long trip, you passed so many bridges. Love the houses, they all look clean and neat. i could just imagine the delish foods offered at the eateries!

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foongpc said... @ 19/3/09 11:49 PM

Nice photos! I have yet to go on a river cruise in Melaka. :)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:16 AM

yeah but we didn't eat the chic rice ball this time round mariuca.. we had the famous Melaka satay celup/lok lok :)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:27 AM

Thanks Jackie! :* :*

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:29 AM

Jackie, you're in the list!

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:30 AM

awww... thanks Jackie!! I love ya :* :* :*

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:32 AM

Happy WW to you too ;)

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:35 AM

oh I'm glad to hear that Jackie! enjoy your time with Walter ;) :)

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:39 AM

hehe... don't worry abt droppings Jackie.. go and get ready for your man!! *HUGS*

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:40 AM

Angie, you don't like other parts of Malaysia? :-D :)

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 6:45 AM

yes U.lee.. that's Malacca! lol.. Paris or Amsterdam!?! :-E yeah it all has changed now :-D

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Mariuca said... @ 20/3/09 6:54 AM

Yahoo! I see me!

Mariuca said... @ 20/3/09 6:54 AM

Wahhhh I oso like the pineapple tarts from Melaka Mon!

gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:30 AM

wow! first time to see new photo of te ritchel here!!!

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:31 AM

great pix te twinks!!! i wanna try changing mine too!waaaaaaaah!!

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:32 AM

;) ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:32 AM

te twinks!!! luk at mah pics..i have changed it.. :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:32 AM

hope to get there soon te mon!!! ;)

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:33 AM

yer welcome te mon!!

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:33 AM

;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:34 AM

=-O =-O =-O =-O =-O

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:34 AM

we'll gotta go together te twinks!!!

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 10:35 AM

we'll look for shisha there!! LOL!

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gagay, MD said... @ 20/3/09 10:35 AM

te mon..is there shisha there?!?! =-O =-O =-O =-O

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gagay, MD said... @ 20/3/09 10:35 AM

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gagay, MD said... @ 20/3/09 10:35 AM

yer here junald!!!

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gagay, MD said... @ 20/3/09 10:35 AM

hola foong!!!

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gagay, MD said... @ 20/3/09 11:16 AM

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molly said... @ 20/3/09 11:34 AM

I have been to Melacca many times but dint know about that. :-D :-D I am really not adventurous enough.

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Monica said... @ 20/3/09 12:14 PM

you're #1 Mariuca!!!! 8-) :*

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 12:36 PM

new pic Gagay? 8-)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 12:37 PM

levian, I've never heard of the swk river cruise :-P

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 12:38 PM

Hi Junald! :) welcome to my blog ;)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 12:39 PM

Cool! 8-) 8-)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 1:14 PM

Hi Nance! it's just a 45-minute cruise :) and along the river lies various eateries where you can spend a cool evening! 8-)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 1:17 PM

Foong, it's near the Dutch Square..go try! :)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 1:24 PM

haha Molly.. I am also not THAT adventurous :-D :-D

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 1:25 PM

Hi Twinks! Thanks :* :*

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 1:25 PM

come! come! both of you ;) ;)

Monica said... @ 20/3/09 1:26 PM

of coz they've shisha there Gagay :)you love smoking shisha?

gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:42 PM

yah te mon..new pic!!! :*

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:43 PM

..was just taken last night!!! :* :* :* :*

gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:44 PM

..was sober!!! 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)

gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:45 PM

yeah te mon.. lovin' it.. ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:45 PM

have you tried shisha te mon!?!? which flavor? :-D :-D :-D :-D

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:46 PM

sooon te mon!! :-D :-D :-D

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gagay said... @ 20/3/09 3:46 PM

i and te twinks will be flyin there.;. ;)

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eastcoastlife said... @ 20/3/09 9:46 PM

It's been a long time since I visit Malacca. Like maybe 5 years? Gosh.

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eastcoastlife said... @ 20/3/09 9:47 PM

I'm going to take this cruise should I go there again. I miss the nyonya food. yum yum

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foongpc said... @ 21/3/09 1:59 AM

OK! though I'm more excited going on the Li River Cruise in Guilin! :)

levian said... @ 23/3/09 1:42 PM

it is a cruise on the swk river. i guess you'll only hear about it when you were to visit n head to the waterfront here. =D

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gagay said... @ 23/3/09 2:05 PM

am at 2?!?!?

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ayie said... @ 24/3/09 6:13 AM

That's a ncie way to travel around, not traffic and a different experience.

Monica said... @ 25/3/09 12:55 AM

Indeed Ayie... I could relax my tired legs after a long days walk! ;-)

ayie said... @ 25/3/09 2:17 AM

Nothing beats a good sightseeing without the pain of walking!

Irenelim said... @ 25/3/09 5:04 PM

Nice. Need to try this river cruise some day myself :)

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