Need to find information and guide about Melaka in hardcover? No need to worry as International Audience can get available at Amazon.com. No need to order from Malaysia. Amazon.com also have plenty of books and guide about Melaka too. Both Melaka or Malacca are keyword you can use when querying information about this historical states in Malaysia. Melaka is official Malaysia Spelling and Malacca are spell when it was colonized. Well, here are some of the books / guide I can find at Amazon:
Journey Through Malacca,H. Berbar.
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It’s time to visit Malaysia! But it’s rainy season here and you got to bring enough umbrella :-). Malacca got many Indoor attraction like all the 26 Museum. Rainy days is suitable time to be in the museum and loitering around at authentic cafe around Melaka Town. Despite of the recent H1N1 outbreak, Malaysia tourist arrival are still encouraging! Visit Malacca Means Visit Malaysia!.
3 Nov 2009
Lonely Planet recommends 10 countries for 2010
Travellers have been offered some recommendations of ten countries that are worth visiting in 2010.
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Bridges of the World,Charles S. Whitney…Best Price $11.88
Bridges and River are historic. Rivers are god architecture and Bridges are human needs to go on with life. We need the rivers for living and also the bridge too. Rivers are prehistoric but the bridge sit as a memoir of the historic past. Along the Malacca River there are few bridge that you can see clearly when sitting on the River Cruise. Although not as old and as big as many great bridge in the world like Brooklyn Bridge New York or Ponte Fabricio in Rome, it also hold some stories along Malacca historic river bank. Although Malacca river route through the city is short, it has 6 bridge across it to make ease for the road traffic as the river cut through main development area. The bridges are:
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Taxi please!!! and the yellow vehicle will stop to fetch you. But this time it is a boat. Now we have new experience along the river to the straits of Malacca. Malacca Water Taxi. Well Although the name is Taxi, it is actually not function as a normal taxi for example you want to go from Melaka River Marina to the Melaka Sentral or other places in Malaysia. The service from Melaka water taxi are from the main complex at the Estuary (Marina Complex). To go the the Marina Complex just head to the Eye on Malaysia because it is on the same road.
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One of the Authentic Melaka House at Masjid Tanah.
Wooden house are like a nostalgic Icon here, now people don’t want to build a wooden architecture anymore as their present or future house. My last experience in old traditional house is when I was small, I used to live in my granpa house. An old traditional houses are suited with Malaysia climate. When a hot sunny day, design of the house make it conformable for you as it will be cooler inside. There are house with Nipah roof. Nipah is a palm like tree that grow along the mangrove swamp. Nipah roof provide more windy climate inside and can absorbed noise from the rain better. When it’s raining, you’ll feel like an air-cond available. Furthermore, Malay traditional houses built high above the ground with the height of an adult. So wind will come from top and above.
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Joint now for the charity ride on 6 – 8 November 2009 at Media House, MITC, Melaka. Only RM80.00 / pax and you can have welcome feast, lunch, gala dinner with Melaka Chief Minister and goodies bag. Take your opportunity now, help the Padang people. They need your help. See you there!!!
Your destination is Banda Hilir and you drive along Jalan Bendahara, but before you want to proceed to Jalan Merdeka, think want to buy some local accessories and cheap items at Jalan Bunga Raya, then you turn right and the first building you find will ‘Wilkommen” you. The big welcome hand Will be easily spotted as it is all spread with yellow color. A creative approach to draw attention on a narrow and busy road. This old building is doubling up as a cafe and a budget hotel. The cafe is now starting to be a popular place for tourist as the menu are blend with local cuisine, Chinese-Peranakan and western too.
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