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Melaka for 2D1N

On one of the weekends, I drove to Melaka using my Mazda 2 for a short holiday. After clearing the Tuas Checkpoint and Malaysia's Customs, I went to Yong Peng to have breakfast at Kim Kee Fishball Restaurant. The restaurant had renovated and was more clean and spacious compared to the previous time when I was there. Thereafter, proceeded to The Pines Melaka where I stayed for one night. The hotel was relatively new and the room was very spacious, clean and nice!

 This was the view from the room (with rain drops on the window):

There was a saltwater swimming pool as well!

Walked along the river beside the hotel and eventually reached the Jonker Street area. Had a filling lunch at Malacca Jonker Street Chicken Rice Ball:

Then went to Qian Lao Ice Cafe for durian cendol and ice honey drink:

The rest of the afternoon was spent randomly walking around the area. It was quite crowded with lots of tourists but I managed to get the following shots with little or no people in it:

Had dinner at Manis J Nyonya Restaurant. The food was really nice and the service was great! Would recommend this place to all my friends who are planning to go to Melaka for a short trip.

The evening was spent walking around the area between the hotel and Jonker Street. Jonker Street was very crowded and I didn't stay there long, and soon walked back along the river to return to the hotel.

The next day, had breakfast at the hotel's buffet restaurant. The selection was good with both asian and western cuisines. If you are staying at The Pines Melaka and planning to eat breakfast at the hotel, I would suggest that you come to the restaurant before 8am, as there was a long queue of guests waiting to enter the restaurant shortly after that. 

After breakfast, had a short rest in the room and then went for a swim. Checked out of the hotel at 12noon, and then went to Nadeje Jaya 99 for mille crepe. Decided to try this as the shop was at the ground floor of the building right beside The Pines Melaka. It's quite nice and would recommend my friends to try this too!

Drove to Restoran Ole Sayang for lunch based on a friend's recommendation that this place served good Nyonya food. However, I still prefer the food, ambience and service at Manis J Nyonya Restaurant

After lunch was simply driving all the way back to Singapore, and managed to clear the Customs and reached home by around 5pm.


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