Saturday, April 18, 2009

Echoes of Melaka

Despite its Unesco World Heritage status, Melaka did not awe us with its splendors. Most of what it offers, we've seen before, such as Chinese temples,with figurines of Buddha-esque dudes draped in minimal clothing in weird positions,historic shop houses,and signs bearing huge feet. We did learn of Melaka's pirating history. This, however, had strange effects on us...I attempted, but failed, a pirate imitation with sunglasses substituting for the eye patch.
And Barry simply turned into a zombie: