Skytrex Melaka –Environment

At Skytrex Melaka the adventurous can enjoy fun and challenging obstacle courses in rainforest surroundings with international safety standards. Guests get to climb ladders, fly on zip lines, ride a bike on a tight rope, swing from ropes, crawl through net tunnels and negotiate canopy walks, all while suspended high up in the trees secured […]

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Fortress of Malacca

The historic Portuguese/Dutch Fortress of Malacca was destroyed by the British in 1807 but there are some remnants still visible and worth seeing. The most well known remain is A Famosa Gate but there are other sections of wall which have been excavated as well as a reconstructed bastion. History Since Malay Sultanate days there […]

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Jeram Kedah Waterfall, Lenggeng, Negeri Sembilan

Jeram Kedah Waterfall is located next to a small Orang Asli village called Kg. Chelogeh near Kg. Jeram Kedah in the Ulu Beranang District of Lenggeng. Once you turn off the main N34 road you are immediately surrounded by unspoilt countryside of forests and orchards with a few Orang Asli settlements. The road is very […]

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Chinese Cemeteries in Malaysia

There are hundreds of Chinese Cemeteries dotting the landscape in Malaysia. Some are huge, like the Kwong Tong Cemetery in Kuala Lumpur or Bukit Cina in Melaka, Malaysia’s oldest cemetery, while others may consist of just a few scattered graves. Some are modern, planned cemeteries with beautifully landscaped gardens and memorial halls operated by commercial […]

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Makara In Malacca

There is a granite Makara in Malacca, on display in the Ethnology Museum in the former Dutch Stadthuys building. A Makara is a mythical creature combining a fish and a mammal. In this case, the Makara has the tail of a fish and the head and trunk of an elephant, although it is so badly […]

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St Francis Xavier Church – Melaka

  St Francis Xavier Church is named after one of Malacca’s most famous residents, St Francis Xavier, the ‘great missionary to the East’ who was based in Malacca on and off for several years from 1545 onwards. The saint died in 1552 on the way to China. His body was brought back to Malacca before […]

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Villa Sentosa Melaka & Kampung Morten

Villa Sentosa Melaka is a fine example of a traditional Malay village house located in Kampung Morten, on the banks of the Malacca River within walking distance of the historic UNESCO World Heritage district of Melaka City. Kampung Morten has over 50 traditional old Malay houses, all with red zinc rooftops as you can see […]

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Jeram Tengkek Waterfall –Goblins!

Jeram Tengkek Forest Eco-Park in Negeri Sembilan is a nice place to picnic, swim and camp amid pristine Lowland and Hill Dipterocarp rain forest. It is 350 m above sea level and dissected by the fast moving Jempol and Tanun Rivers whose natural rapids provide clean water and fresh unpolluted air, far from the closest […]

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Putrajaya Floria 2018 –&Garden Festival

Putrajaya Floria or the Royal Floria Putrajaya 2018 to be exact, is Malaysia’s leading annual flower and garden festival and is taking place again this year over 9 days from 25th August – 2nd September 2018. This annual flower show gets bigger and better every year, although last year it took a year off and did […]

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Melaka Bird Park, Ayer Keroh, Melaka

I visited Melaka Bird Park in March 2018. Here is my review. Having opened in 2013, this is one of the newer additions to the many attractions in the Ayer Keroh district of Melaka. According to their display graphic there are 24 different species of bird here including various types of parrot, lory, parakeet, duck, […]

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