After visiting A Famosa, we walked over to the Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall to get some reprieve from the sun.
The above is the Dataran Pahlawan Fountain.
The base of the Dataran Pahlawan Fountain is carved with history of Malacca. It is a pretty neat structure. Continue reading
After getting down St. Paul’s Hill, we followed the signage towards A Famosa.
A Famosa is one of the oldest surviving European architecture in Southeast Asia. It is a Portuguese fortress.
We continued our walk to the most popular tourist spot, the Red Square.
The Red Square is also known as the Dutch Square. The wind mill is located across the road from the Red Square.
Here are some photos of the square. The above is the red clock tower.
We walked into one of the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum which is a private museum whichexhibits some beautiful and unique Baba and Nyonya heritage.
It has quite a bit of display of the Baba Nyonya furnitures and housewares.
We had lunch at a nearby Nyonya restaurant.
This restaurant was on the map that Baba House provided us.
We ordered two dishes to share. The above is Chicken Ponteh. It is a chicken dish cooked with potatoes and mushroom and flavoured with fermented soy bean and gula Melaka. The sauce goes great with steam rice. Continue reading
We stayed in Baba House which is within walking distance to most of the major attractions.
The parking lot of Baba House is at the rear. We did have some trouble getting to the rear due to misunderstanding the map which the receptionist provided us.
The Baba House features nyonya archicture and furnishings. One thing we noticed about houses here is that they are narrow and long/deep.
This is where breakfast is served. Continue reading
My sister and I went for an overnight trip to Melaka.
We stopped for tea at Ayer Keroh Restoran Jejantas, one of the few that exists in Malaysia. It’s a bridge across a highway that hosted some restaurants and shops.
Melaka is just about two hours drive from Puchong.
Since we arrived way before our check in time, we visited Mini Malaysia which is on the way to town center. Please note that foreign tourist pays more than double for an adult entry ticket.
There is a life bull cart at the parking lot for photography. Continue reading
My youngest brother brought me to the night market in the neighbourhood where my sister lives.
The night market comprises of sellers from clothing, toys, vegetables, fish, meat, snacks and many food stalls. Here are some of the pictures which I took.
After picking my niece up, we went to meet up with my brother in law for dinner.
We had dinner at Restoran Lan Je in Puchong.
This restaurant used to be very busy. It’s theme is one fish for one person.
The fish served in this restaurant is Tilapia and the fish is not big. That’s why its theme is one fish for one person.
We had two to share among four of us. The above was the spicy one. Continue reading
After dropping off my niece to her girls brigade practice, my sister and I went to Mid Valley to kill the time.
We did some shopping. About tea time, we went to La Boheme to get some pastries.
We shared a Matcha Crown which is RM2.80 (about CAD0.85). It had a light pastry texture.
We also tried a Mochi bun for RM3.50 (about CAD1.10). Continue reading