Sunday, 6 November 2011

MELAKA-CHENG HO MUSEUM 06nov11

the cheng ho museum was good.built on site he stayed in 1400s visit to melaka in old dutch house subsequently owned by chinese-in present day chinatown.
glad I had recently read (ricks )classic book 1421



SAIL MALAYSIA RALLY 1421






sailing hazards 1400s-(puppet show)


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 amazing biography-eunuch becomes admiral of greatest amadas till then ,and next 500 years,on 7 huge trips in Asia.chinese technology also amazing.

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