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A Dream of Old Malacca

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In 1883, the celebrated author and explorer, Isabella Lucy Bird had this to say about her extended sojourn in Malacca, to which she had decided to wend her trans-continental journey, on a whim: “Malacca fascinates me more and more daily. … Continue reading

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Penang: A Stroll Through Colonial Georgetown

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Georgetown, Penang is a quaint little gem of a town. Founded in 1786 and named after Britain’s King George III, it is quite possibly the best-preserved example of a British colonial town in Asia.  It is also easily taken in … Continue reading

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