I recently took what might be my last trip to Malacca. I've visited there eight times (I think), and I've enjoyed it each time. It's a great place to take in some history, learn about the Portuguese, Dutch, British and how they elbowed their way into the spice trade. They've done a fantastic job developing [...]
I recently returned from my annual road trip to Malacca to take in the sites. I suppose each year it brings about another post on the blog with similar photos and such. But, oh well, it's just a cool place to visit, and the transformation that has taken place along the river is quite remarkable. [...]
Tomorrow I'll show you some of the food!
I am spending a couple days with my students in Malacca (Melaka) Malaysia enjoying the sights, sounds, and food of one of Southeast Asia's more colorful cities. I planned to post a few photos but my technology is not cooperating. Malacca played a front and center place in the spice trade of yesteryear. The Portuguese [...]