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My photo trails here began with the historical city of Melaka aka. Malacca, once as a capital city of Melaka Sultanate and bustling trading port in 15th century as well as the colony of Portuguese, Dutch and the British for centuries.

Melaka river






















Saint Francis Xavier Church, built in 1856 in honour of St. Francis Xavier, the great missionary to the East who arrived Malacca in 1545.














The Stadthuys was built by the Dutch occupants in 1650 as the governor office










 

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Heeren Street used to be called the Millionaires’ Row of Malacca. Wealthy Peranakan and Chinese merchants once live on this street with their lavish mansions and longish houses.





Some of these magnificent houses have been converted into boutique hotels




The Baba & Nyonya Museum


















 

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continue: old town of Melaka




Hang Jebat Mausoleum, one of the famous malay warrior duirng Melaka Sultanate era












the oldest Hindu Temple here




Kampung Kling Mosque, another oldest here






Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest chinese temple in the country


the opera performance stage for the temple






















 

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colourful trishaw




Proclamation of Independence Memorial, was formerly the Melaka Club clubhouse built by British


Porta de Santiago, is the only remaining gateway into the A Famosa fortress built by the Portuguese when they conquered Malacca in 1511. At the back on top hill is St. Paul's Church Ruins










Red Square and the Stadthuys


Queen Victoria's Fountain




























 

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Melaka...


the 2nd World War Memorial








old grocery








Sam Poh Kong Temple




town view and Strait of Melaka at the background




Bukit Cina, is said to be the oldest and largest Chinese graveyard outside of mainland China




there are many chinese clan associations in the Country, this is one of the clan house building here


 

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Kuantan, the state capital of Pahang is considered as the most prosperous city in east coast of Peninsula Malaysia

a fishing boat passing through the Kuantan River




Menara Teruntum - the tallest building in Kuantan but looks old


old street




State Mosque a.k.a Sultan Ahmad Shah Mosque


 

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Teluk Cempedak beach, a popular beach facing South China Sea is located just 5km away from Kuantan town centre














 

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Sungai Lembing in the morning, a small town located 42km away from Kuantan








expedition going deep into the jungle










here we reach the rainbow waterfall






catching the sunrise on top of misty Panorama Hill, Sungai Lembing








 

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Sungai Lembing, Pahang - once a bustling tin mining town with its underground tin mine is among the largest and deepest in the world. This sleepy town now come alive again in line with popularity of its eco-tourism.






















 
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