Travel Blogs from Manila, Philippines

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Chilla in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Chilla in Manila

A travel blog entry by alandrach

... repeat! Today is a rest day as we regroup for more traveling tomorrow. We booked flights to Boracay down the south of the Philippines for tomorrow morning, expensive for here at 25 euro! Its 40 degrees in Manila today so we only ventured out once for ...

Arrive a Manille, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Arrive a Manille

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde Nous allons bien Nous voici donc a Manille. Nous avons du prendre un avion de Bali jusqu,a Jakarta. Un vol calme dans un bel avion neuf. 1h30 min. Nous avons par contre niaisee plus de 9h30 a l'aeroport avant notre ...

We're not in Thailand anymore..., Manila, Philippines travel blog

We're not in Thailand anymore...

A travel blog entry by atimetowander

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Manila was what I expected for a big city in a developing nation.  Definitely more rough and tumble than Bangkok.  We rode a Jeepney to a big mall.  Then high-tailed it out of there the next day for ...

It's More Fun In The Philippines, Philippines, Philippines travel blog

It's More Fun In The Philippines

A travel blog entry by marias_travel

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PLACES TO VISIT IN THE PHILIPPINES   M A K A T I Greenbelt Glorietta Landmark SM Makati M A N I L A Rizal Park Fort Santiago Intramuros (The Walled City) Manila Cathedral   Manila Bay Sunset Manila Ocean Park Star City ...

Manila Day 2, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Day 2

A travel blog entry by cam_and_leah

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... leave before I start throwing my shoes at her. Probably isn't her child....Some cities are plagued by stray cats or dogs. Manila seems to have a stray children problem. There's millions of them, trailing around after each other in dirty clothes. We spot ...

Forts and Brick Mansions, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Forts and Brick Mansions

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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... and "media naranja" (a semi-fircular courtyard which, despite its name, had little to do with oranges...). Jose Rizal, the Philippines national hero, was imprisoned in Fort Santiago in the days leading up to his trial and execution, and the fort now ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... ever actually ridden in one and I would like to remedy that but I think not on this trip as I haven’t much time in Manila itself.  Puerta Galera where I am going isn’t big enough to have jitneys. ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by nutsjunior

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Jessica Sanchez Manila Concert, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Jessica Sanchez Manila Concert

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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... a standing ovation when she sang one of her songs in Tagalog; the rest of the show was in English, and she certainly has a great voice and range. The t house was about 3/4 full; as the tickets were US prices; pricey for the Philippines concert goers. ...

Coffee Overload Before the Flight, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Coffee Overload Before the Flight

A travel blog entry by catiechan

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Friday night and I've gotten my backpack and trolley bag ready for my flight to the United States. Running through lists and reminders in my head and trying my best not to doze off, I'm really glad that my dear friend Pattie and her friend Rael took the ...

Manila-Ermita (Citystate), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila-Ermita (Citystate)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive ...

Manila-Makati (Soho), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila-Makati (Soho)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive Manila ...

Catch-up blog #1: The flight, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Catch-up blog #1: The flight

A travel blog entry by samrowles

... was actually even cushtier than the last one! Im talking reclining seats, more films, even a toothbrush! Phwoar! Finally arrived in Manila aroung 4.30 pm. Stepped out the airport to be nearly knocked over by a wall of heat and humidity! Leaving the air ...

Manila friends, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila friends

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... world, he has experienced more travel than I have and is happy now he is back home to enjoy semi retirement playing a few hotels in Manila. We are treated to good food, fruit and a house full of children, most of which are happy to speak and listen to my ...

Philippines, Island hopping in paradise!!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Philippines, Island hopping in paradise!!

A travel blog entry by jamesnange

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... brought the Asia leg of our trip to an end. We've really enjoyed Asia with so many highlights, however we preferred the Philippines to anywhere else due to its natural beauty. We're really looking forward to visiting the US and then heading down to South ...

Manila Bay, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Bay

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Laskeuduttiin Manilaan ilta seittemalta ilman viisumeita ja meitsi hieman kuumottuneena mietiskelin etta paastakohan ne meita edes maihin? Leimat tuli kuitenkin passeihin ja 21 paivaa saa kuitenkin olla ilman viisumia ja boracaysta jatkoviisumin hommaus ...

The Journey Home! - Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Journey Home! - Manila

A travel blog entry by big_d

... we have people coming into and out of the Philipinnes for the holiday.  Our driver, Roy, says that this weekend in Manila - "every taxi and car available to be rented, is rented well in advance of the holiday."  Well traffic as predicted was ...

Be careful!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Be careful!

A travel blog entry by mel_strang

... plane across from Borneo we met this drunk american guy who spent all his time warning us of how careful we had to be in the Philippines, after drinking a bottle of vodka on the plane he told is at the gate that he didnt want to read in the paper about 2 ...

Not to Put a Jinx on it BUT, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Not to Put a Jinx on it BUT

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... ; But it made it.             Now I have three flights left between Manila and Toronto.  My time change in Hong Kong is the shortest time and probably the biggest airport for the personnel to ...

Leave your firearms at the door - Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Leave your firearms at the door - Manila

A travel blog entry by waynedale

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... City to Manila, arriving at this notorious capital at 4:30am. It was the only flight that would get me from Vietnam to the Philippines so I had no choice.  However, I had a plan. Get a taxi to somewhere that serves breakfast while it's still dark. I ...

Tarsiers et chocolates hills, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Tarsiers et chocolates hills

A travel blog entry by christine1982

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... blanches, bennn blanches comme elle la repetee plusieurs fois, hahaha. ce soir nous avons reprit bateau et avion pour aller a manila. ohhhh surprise, dans 2 jrs le pape vient visiter manila...tout les hotel sont full allrs je vous epargne la beautee de ...

Made it to Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Made it to Manila

A travel blog entry by mandy13082

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... as the recipient of the award just 5 days later!  It was such a surprise since had mentally/emotionally closed the Philippines chapter of my life/research.  On November 1, 2007, I attended the WDHOF Awards Gala where I met distinguished marine ...

Home isn't where my heart is, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Home isn't where my heart is

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... day in Manila today, letting my legs rest from a very active, and thoroughly enjoyable couple of weeks. One thing is for sure, the  Philippines deserves your attention, and it's a place I hope I am lucky enough to be able to return to again one day soon. ...

"The Concrete Jungle" (Manila, Philippines)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... moves at a snail's pace. It's stop and go....mostly stop on the too-small roads in the city of 12 million people. I am in Manila, Philippines! I flew into the Manila airport when I first arrived in the Philippines, but I did not stay. I simply got on ...

Mall-ila., Manila, Philippines travel blog

Mall-ila.

A travel blog entry by nickolt

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... quite good.   One of the main experiences that Ricardo and I have decided we don't really enjoy here in the Philippines is taking a taxi. They are extremely likely to rip you off, and you are supposed to never take a cab that isn't ...

I'm a Manila Fella, Manila, Philippines travel blog

I'm a Manila Fella

A travel blog entry by huntingaurochs

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Keep randomly breaking into song: "I knew you were trouble when you walked in".  Whenever you board or deplane a Jetstar flight at the moment, that song is playing (on loop)...We must have heard it at least 6 times and it has engraved itself ...

The beauty of powerlessness, Manila, Philippines travel blog

The beauty of powerlessness

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE? I have heard this question a million times ever since I graduated high school. Back then, I honestly thought this was something that I had power over, something I could DECIDE. That false idea of power scared the ...

Back for one more night, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Back for one more night

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... night there before taking another night bus, this time to Legazpi in south-east Luzon. As i had the day to kill in Manila decided to do something constructive and went and got a visa extension for another month (you can only apply for one additional ...

The Reunion, Paranaque, Metro Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Reunion

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

I haven't seen them for so many years.They had a big get-together last time and I missed it because I'm in Sydney then. I'm talking about my high school classmates.   Our Christmas get-together will be held at Mischelle's house in Better Living, ...

The Phillipines, Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Phillipines

A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

And to the ...

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