Friday, January 27, 2017

Jonker Walk of Malacca

Jonker Walk is one of the tourist attraction in Malacca or Melaka and open only during week end. Melaka is also one of the very popular week end destination among Singaporean.
Melaka, Malacca
Tourism is a booming industry in Malacca and the road are getting too congested during week end. With this bike sharing initiative, exploring Malacca is now getting easier.
Bike share Malacca
If you can't ride, just hire a beca or trishaw. This make good Instagram photo too even if is just a short distance.
Beca, Malacca
Chinese New Year is just around the corner and is the year of rooster according to Chinese calendar. This giant rooster mark the start of the famous Jonker Walk.
Jonker Walk
 The whole area is decorated with Chinese New Year theme.
Jonker Walk
This shop use the very cute cartoon to attract customers to step into their shop.
 If you are looking to buy souvenirs, this is the right place. From festive light,
 to T-Shirt
 and even Poke ball!
 is a good place to start your next Christmas present shopping.
 As with all night market, food is another must have. This is the new food corner that worth the stop.
 Long que is formed waiting to taste this local delicacy - popiah.
Popiah, Malacca
I order some satay (bbq chicken)
Satay, Malacca
The lantern are lighted up when the night falls and add the vibrancy of Jonker Walk.
 Is good to spend some time watching the cultural show while enjoying your favorite snacks.
As with many big cities around the world, Malacca was founded beside a river and this river was a major trade post during colonial time.
Malacca river
From a busy port to a quiet town and is now back to it's previous glory.

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