The old and historic Melaka River will make a new history in this millennium with San Antonio River as a Benchmark. The river also will receive new add on that will be nation largest aquarium coming soon. Read the article below from the Star Online:
Tuesday June 2, 2009
Malacca River clean and ready for tourists
MALACCA: The rehabilitated Malacca River is set to become a major tourist attraction, with its river cruise activities capable of attracting 500,000 visitors this year.
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Ali Rustam said the state would continue to promote the river as a tourist product, including starting a water taxi service by the end of the year.
“Based on ticket sales last year, some 350,000 visitors took the Malacca River cruise for their sightseeing.
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Being only about 3 Kilometers from my office, I have been to this cafe few times. Located at Malacca Botanical Garden, only a walk away from Melaka Zoo and The Croc Farm. Pleasant surrounding from the Recreational Forest just behind it will make your appetite blooming. All menu are available from Malay, Chinese to Western, the experience chef will prepared for you. From Sambal(Chillies Paste),Fish Head Curry, Assam Pedas (Famous Malakkan Menu), Chinese ‘Char’ to Grilled Steak and Nyonya Cendol all you can eat.
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Yellow Card – No Good…
UNESCO is likely to Yellow Flag George Town and Malacca. Read the article below from the Star Online:
Sunday May 31, 2009
UNESCO likely to Yellow Flag George Town and Malacca
By MARTIN CARVALHO
MALACCA: A Unesco committee which will meet in Spain next month is likely to issue a Yellow Flag or warning over George Town and Malacca City’s joint status as World Heritage Sites.
The Unesco World Heritage Committee is likely to raise the alert although there is no danger at present of a possible loss of the status for the two cities.
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After 6 month old and above, babies / children will start to make funny things and look funny also. This is the best period to invest more quality time with them especially the for working parents. It will be a lost if we miss this time when they are in a process to grown up. Usually working parents will have to put their babies at the care center, paid a maid or leave them with their grandma. So time we had with them are precious and stop bringing home the office..Here are some tips for playing with babies that I dig from the net.
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Melaka Chief Minister taking a spin at MIMC during the launching recently..
New Infrastructure now is open to public and it is the good news for all Malaccans motorsport enthusiast. Located just after the Toll Exit opposite the INB Resort (Durian Tunggal). This circuit is now the largest International Circuit for Go-Kart in the country. The data shows at present it is also the largest of its kind (go-kart) in South East Asia. with 35ha site, 1.7km long and 10wide racetracks.
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Old but new, can’t see it from the main road, at the back of the Putra Specialist Hospital, stand majestically the Majestic Hotel. A 5 Star Boutique hotel with strong Chinese-Peranakan influence. Enter the Majestic door and you feel like 1920s golden era. Front liners with Nyonya Kebaya will greet you and then smell the luxury wood finishing. You can view the historic Melaka River and Traditional Kampung Morten, the Malay Village from all the room.
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Kampung Ketek the almost forgotten…
One of the oldest village recorded since the Dutch era in Melaka is ‘Kampung Ketek’ or Ketek Village. It’s history can be track down on the transcript in the Malay Anal written by famous Malay literary figure in 18th century and now describes as “The Father of Modern Malay Literature” – Abdullah Munsyi. At the past, Kampung Ketek was called Kampung Pali. Now it is surrounded by old shop houses and strategically located at the UNESCO world heritage zone.
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