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    Fishermen

    by kenmerk Written Jun 20, 2003

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    Docks of Melaka...

    Favorite thing: Melaka was, and to some degree, still is a fishing port. You can still see some active old fishing boats tied up along the muddy river banks...

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    Hawker Stands

    by kenmerk Updated Jun 17, 2003

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    Hawker Stands, Melaka..

    Favorite thing: There are a number of tourist hawker stands about down in the colonial section of town, should one want to procure some tourist schlock to bring home to the family, loved ones, and friends...

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    Contrasts

    by kenmerk Written Jun 17, 2003

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    Melaka Riverside Scene...

    Favorite thing: Quite the contrast of having a new luxury high rise hotel tower over the dilapidated old housing along the banks of the Melaka River.

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    Malaya old capital city

    by o00o Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: The history of Malaysia begins from Malacca. The many remnants of the past will take a visitor on a nostalgic journey that goes back to 600 years of glorious and colorful past...

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    East India Company

    by o00o Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: From 1826 onwards it was ruled by English East India Company in Calcutta together with Singapore and Penang under Straits Settlement administration.

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    in year of 1818

    by o00o Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: It was returned to the Dutch in 1818 under the Treaty of Vienna but was later exchanged by the British for Bencoleen, Sumatra.

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    Revolution

    by o00o Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: In 1795 Malacca was given to the British to prevent it falling to the French when the Netherlands was captured during the French Revolution.

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    Bandar Melaka

    by o00o Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Malacca is rich with history. It was founded by an exiled prince from Sumatra, Parameswara, in 1400.

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    Windmill - Dutch influence

    by Audrey118 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Besides the red building another Dutch colonialisation reminder is the windmill located right in the city centre.

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