Day 26: Malacca to Batu Pahat


So close to Singapore! Nearly the home stretch! That’s if can make it…


I am covered in some sort of bites, assuming them to be mosquito bites, but yes I’m not a doctor. Fingers crossed I don’t have dengue, n1h1, malaria or any other excellent disease.


We said goodbye to Steven and the Shirah’s guesthouse and continued towards Singapore eventually stopping at a town called Batu Pahat.



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Got some great vegetarian food here with ‘fake meat’ (why even bother?).


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BP is a pretty decent sized town but was a bit of a struggle to find a place to sleep. Ended up in a brothel but the price for the room inc. girl for the night was too high. 🙂

Ended up at the cheapest place we could find called “Fairyland” – 30RM.

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Total KM: 95km

Day 24-25: Malacca

We have spent the past 2 days hanging out in the peaceful port town of Melacca full of history and tasty food.

My favourite being the “Hainanese Chicken Rice Balls”.

Balls of rice cooked/soaked/steamed?? in chicken stock – apparently the tastier ones are made with real chicken stock.

We stayed at the coolest place on our journey yet – 15RM a night at the “Shirah’s Guesthouse” run by 2 great guys Steven and Zaki.

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Rice ball. Tasty food which Mr.Teale can not have enough of. To be honest I have to control myself too.

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Cruising around the historic city. So many old house and buildings.

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Outside the Museum of Melaka.

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Some Arty store down town China town.

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Another nice ‘Wall’ for Adam.

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Having a break.

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Having some local noodle dish. Big dish 4 RM each. Another delicious dish.

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Taking off for some more local food.

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Adam, Zaki and Steven. Mr. Teale trying to convince these guys to buy a mac.

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Shirah’s Guest house.. Best people best Atmosphere.

Day 23: Blue Lagoon (Tanjung Tanah Merah) to Melaka

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Not a bunch to say except that the highlight of the day was getting fresh pineapple and pineapple juice just as we entered Malacca.

Amazing pineapple!

Had some good luck finding a place to stay – Shirah’s guesthouse run by a guy called Steven – sounds like he’s travelled a lot!

Looking forward to checking out Malacca tomorrow.

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Total KM: 66km