Singapore to MelakaAugust 1, 2016 in Malaysia ⋅ ⛅ 26 °C
Having out final breakfast in the garage we left he hotel at 9 to drive out towards the Tuas bridge crossing from Singapore to Malaysia - Singapore immigration taking much longer than anticipated we were running 2 hours behind schedule when we said goodbye to put guide Susan changes coaches into a bright dayglo green seated bus and met Narin out Malaysian guide and Ali out driver.
Our first port of call was the New Development zone of Iskander Malaysia - where relocation of government administration, education including several British University campuses, industry and recreation from Johor Bahru - The state of Johor is one of the most prosperous states in Malaysia due to its proximity to Singapore and received huge amounts of investment asca result. Here we could see all the development taking place - visited the Brand new mosque and Marina development. Then we made our was to the old town for lunch at a large modern mall.
Then due to reddiced time we had to skip the visit to Muar and headed directly to Malacca along the highway - a journey of around 3 hours - our hotel was located close to the river and we had change to explore and get some food - most places though we closed due to it being Monday - so with reduced choice we are at what seemed a popular Nonya Chinese restaurantRead more