Jonker Street, Malacca, Malaysia

 

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The legendary chicken rice balls endorsed by Hong Kong’s famous food critic, Chua Lam.
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Another chicken rice ball outlet well known among the tourists.
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The nondescript coffeeshop has attracted hordes of locals and tourists queuing for its chicken rice balls. Your verdict? 🙂
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A bodybuilder statue in a historic town might seem out of place but behold, he is easily one of the most notable residents of Malacca. Datuk Wira Dr Gan Boon Leong has several titles to his name, including that of Mr Universe…
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… somewhat reminded me of some ‘obscure’ alleyway in Chinatown, Singapore.
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Chic cafes have been sprouting like mushrooms in the Malacca Old Town…
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…to cater to tourists who enjoy lazing on the scorching hot afternoon.
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Anyhow, Malacca still manages to retain some of its character…
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… with some of its adequately refurbished shophouses.
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… whilst some other cafe establishments hawk espresso/latte (you name it) at the facade of a shop with a signboard that reads ‘Ancient World’.

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Exploring the alleyways less trodden.
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Some of the former residences were refurbished into handicraft/textile fabric stores.

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