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Postcards from Melaka

Postcards from Melaka

Malaysia, Melaka, Outside India
Greetings from the warm Malacca Straits. I am in the rose red beautifully preserved city of Melaka and it just feels great here. This is the heart of the elusive, but dazzling Baba Nyonya culture and Perankan liveliness has never been more vivid. It’s been a warm sunny day and I have come to Melaka from Kuala Lumpur for some R&R. KL can be exhaustively metropolitan and work is difficult in Malaysia’s muggy heat. This is my umpteenth trip to Melaka and I never fail to visit this lovely erstwhile Portuguese and Dutch colony whenever in the Malaysian mainland. So, what draws me here endlessly like magic, you may ask? And the answer is endearingly simple. Melaka is sweet, if…
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