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