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Malacca Streets

Malacca seemed to have many charms and though a fleeting visit gave us a good overall impression, I was sure that the "lived-in" and laid back feel would make it an ideal place to spend an inspiring few months.

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The historic port city seemed to be quite compact, with even the dirt adding positively to the vibe of the city. I had a feeling that there was lots of depth and culture waiting to be explored. Throughout our exploration of the streets, here are some of the things we saw.

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A travelers' cafe along the river.

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An incense pot in front of a property - a familiar site in Chinese culture, but still interesting for me.

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One of the many snacks and confectionary shops in Chinatown offering a standard range of products, but with a row of unusual head containers out in front.

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Mini lionheads and other toys, statues, pottery and items for Chinese (or tourist) consumption.

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A hawker's stall waiting to be used later in the evening.

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This guy was chopping and processing coconuts.

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Food, snacks, pastries and more pastries!

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