Photographer's Note

Kampung Morten ( Morten Village ) is one of Malaysian national heritage site, and also accepted by UNESCO world heritage at 01 July 2008. It is located next to the Melaka River (Sungai Melaka). It was named after J.F. Morten, who was the Commissioner of Land in the early 1920’s during the early history of the village.

At the end of 1922, 6 families from Kampung Johol had migrated to Kampung Morten and there were the first pioneer settlers & residents of this village. They were later followed by others villagers from Kampung Johol, Kampung Jawa Pantai, Kampung Jawa Tengah and Kampund Selak Darat Serambai.

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These colourful Malay houses are more new if compare to some others old houses along this river. This village have 100% Malay villagers, another village oppesite to this village which saparated by the Melaka River is staying with majority Chinese villagers, more modern like a town with a lots of business.

Photo : A traditional Malay house near to these colourful houses

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Additional Photos by Ally Theanlyn (shevchenko) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2575 W: 64 N: 4774] (20560)
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