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Weekend Escapade

>> Monday, July 9, 2007

Hey ya...the M.I.A Perutbesi is back :)

Sorry for the lack of updates. Have lots of photos to share and lets start with my short-but-fun-and-tiring-overall-satisfying trip to the historical city of Malacca (a.k.a Melaka) :)

1) First stop: A Farmosa Waterworld

*RM49 on weekends (Price includes entrance ticket + lunch + drink)

Lunch in wet clothes
Lunch at A Farmosa

Hot plate yee mee
Hot plate yee mee

Curry chicken rice with vegetarian prawn (yum yum)
Curry chicken rice

2) Second stop: Check in at Century Mahkota Hotel

*One bedroom apartment RM227++ for one night. Super small with 1 mini bedroom, 1 mini living room, 1 mini kitchen with mini fridge and 1 huge balcony (".) . The apartment was just so-so but the hotel provides very good facilities, 2 huge pools, golf, badminton court, etc (thumbs up for their facilities especially their dolphin pool..lurv it!)

View from our room
Century Mahkota Hotel

3) Third stop: Satay celup at Ban Lee Siang, Jalan Ong Kim Wee

A pot of hot and yummylicious satay (spicy peanut) sauce
Satay celup

Assortment of raw and semi-cooked meat, seafood and vege on skewers
Satay celup2

This is the best part of the entire Malacca trip :) Got ourselves a first-hand tryout on the famous satay celup (celup=dip) Satay celup is one of the famous delicacies in Malacca. It is a type of mini steamboat where raw ingredients are placed on skewers and dipped into a boiling spicy peanut sauce to be cooked. Each skewer cost about 50-60 cent per stick. Don't miss this dish when you come to Malacca next time :) But be prepared to get urself soaked in sweat coz believe me..it's hot! And beware that you might lost your voice after eating this coz all of us did :) Do remember to drink lots of water afterward!

Ban Lee Siang Satay Celup
45E, Jalan Ong Kim Wee,
Tel: 606-284 1935

4) Fourth stop: Jonker StreetWe couldn't find any parking space nearby Jonker Street. Thus, we took a 10 minutes walk from Ban Lee Siang to Jonker Street to visit the weekend night market there. (We need a good walk to help us digest our dinner before we start eating again at Jonker :P)

Jonker street 1

Colorful dim sum
Dim sum

4 pieces for RM3
Dim sum2

Weekend night market at Jonker Street
Jonker street 2

Have fun! :)



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