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Our Team Back into Ministry, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Our Team Back into Ministry

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... this program and are excited, but the school is not allowing an evangelistic program. We are the first missionaries allowed in The Philippines' biggest school, and they would like us not to do an alter call or teach about salvation. We do have a ...

Hey from Vancouver International, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Hey from Vancouver International

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... , and what he is going to do. Well, that's all I've got for now. I will update you from the Philippines most likely. God Bless you all, and have an awesome week!!! Trent p.s. It is like 2:00am in the ...

Fighting on the (rice) terraces, Banaue, Philippines travel blog

Fighting on the (rice) terraces

A travel blog entry by easties

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... much part of everyday life. He was a member of one particular tribe in this fiercely competitive part of the Philippines. Although a Catholic country, the "natural priest"(witch doctor) is much more important than the church's Father Ted! For example ...

Sorry Mum's we just telling it how it is, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Sorry Mum's we just telling it how it is

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... wall.  We asked about them obviously and Andy told us that Rose had found them in a charity bag sent from England to the Philippines, nobody wanted them so they were sold for 5 Peso each – Ha that figures!!! Anyway we went back to the bar with ...

Andrew tries to catch crabs on the beach, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Andrew tries to catch crabs on the beach

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the tiny crabs back in to their holes (USA get in the hole), Erica cracked the joke about me wanting to catch crabs in the Philippines, well not on this beach anyway. Erica edit:  The ray was so close to the shore that was what panicked me, it was ...

Orientation Completed, Ministry Begins, San Fernando, Philippines travel blog

Orientation Completed, Ministry Begins

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... to San Fernando. On the way up we stopped and put on a mini program for some pastors. I got to learn a lot about the Philippines that day because we saw a lot of the country while travelling. On Sunday, we went to church in San Fernando and did a ...

Manila, I am back, Mandaluyong, Philippines travel blog

Manila, I am back

A travel blog entry by hecqs

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Finally, I am back in the Philippines but not for long. I am just here for a short stay to catch a trip to Macau-HK. Macau flights are cheaper as well as hotel rates as compared to Hongkong, hence the Macau trip. We will just cross the border via frry ...

A true Asian megacity, Manila, Philippines travel blog

A true Asian megacity

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Manila, Philippines - The night bus arrived somewhere in the large urban sprawl of Manila at 4am. I managed to share a taxi with the dutch guy and a couple of Korean girls. I tried to get a room at Melate Pensionne but after charging my itouch, jumped ...

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part I, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part I

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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I just lost 70 photos I copied from my camera to the computer due to a power/generator outage. So, I am making this a brief account of my first two weeks with All Hands.  My first stop was at All Hands Kananga base where I stayed two nights before ...

The story of the ATM, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

The story of the ATM

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Sagada, Philippines - The epitome of mountain cool, Sagada (1477m) is where you go if you want to escape from civilization for a few days. The area has caves, peaks, waterfalls and hanging coffins. I didn't reach Sagada till late in the afternoon. I ...

Bah-gee-oh, Baguio, Philippines travel blog

Bah-gee-oh

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... was texting! Anyway, the friendly driver stopped in front of a bus that was leaving for Sagada, so I managed to jump on that bus. The next one was two hours later. The views on the way to Sagada were spectacular. Enjoy. Next stop, Sagada, ...

Manila, Philippines 8th June - 12th June, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila, Philippines 8th June - 12th June

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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Location: Manila, Philippines Dates: 8th June – 12th June Introduction After a very early start and a delayed flight we finally made it to Manila! We stayed in an area that wasn't the best, but it was the cheapest for us and all the main areas were ...

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part II, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part II

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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It has been 3 weeks that have been volunteering in the Philippines and though it is hot, I enjoy what I am doing as I am learning new things every day.  Here are some of the observations, feelings, emotions, events that I want to share: Visit to ...

Hanging in Cebu, Cebu City, Philippines travel blog

Hanging in Cebu

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... was the start of the yacht trip and we did want to be fresh. Day 3 GPS Trail And Finally It was a nice small introduction to the Philippines, the people were so fresh, and it has made me want to go back and see more, now it is just a matter of finding ...

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part III, Utap, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part III

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... a great opportunity for us to get an intimate glimpse into the life of the Filipino community. Another big event in the Philippines and in our community was the boxing match between Bradley and Manny Pacquiao which saw us cheering ...

Fire in Cebu, Cebu City, Philippines travel blog

Fire in Cebu

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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After saying our goodbyes to all the guys on the yacht, we jumped into a taxi and made our way back into town. Once at the hotel, we had a laugh with the front desk girls. I asked if I could sell Lucy and would the be able to supply me with a new wife ...

GRO and hobbits, Manilla, Philippines travel blog

GRO and hobbits

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Heading back back to Manilla turned out to be a great ride because all the roads are paved! My standards for comfort are getting really low now. I was just thankfull not to be creeping along a bumpy dusty road. Our first night in Manilla we stayed with ...

Bagiou, Random Town, Philippines travel blog

Bagiou

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Arriving here at 3 am was not as fun as it sounds. It's hard to find the best room for the money when you have to wake up every one to see what the details of the room are. So we settled for the first overpriced room we came to. We tried to barter and ...

On the buses, Manila, Philippines travel blog

On the buses

A travel blog entry by easties

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... in high places, Clare, called us on the jungle phone and we had dinner and she gave us a four point guide to the Philippines - 1. we don't walk anywhere 2. we eat rice and sugar with everything 3. we don't use the international sign when asking for the ...

Back for some more! Manila part 2, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Back for some more! Manila part 2

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... , similar to a St Georges parade in the UK! Exciting, everyone dressed in Xmas outfits in the hot sun and humidity of the Philippines! We just made it to Calapan dock in time to grab the 6pm boat to Batangas. The ride took 2.5 hours and the boat even ...

Chocolate Hills and German Beach, Bohol, Philippines travel blog

Chocolate Hills and German Beach

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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We flew from Borcay to Cebu. Our main plan from here was to take a boat to the island of Bohol. However, first we had to renew our visa in Cebu which expired in 2 days. This little guy cost us 40 bucks! We only needed 8 extra days in the country, but ...

Thresher Sharks, Malapasqua, Philippines travel blog

Thresher Sharks

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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In one day we were able to get from Bohol to this a little 2km Island (via: Jeepney,trike,ferry,taxi,bus,row boat and motorboat). The main attraction of this Island is diving with Thresher sharks. This dive site was found by guys that were laying cable ...

Overrated, Bantayan, Philippines travel blog

Overrated

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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This beach is called the, "thinking man's Borcay." Well, that's all we needed to hear because Borcay was the nicest beach we (Dave & I) have visited. We arrived only to find small stretches of beach that were only manicured right in front of the little ...

Cebu, Cebu, Philippines travel blog

Cebu

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Not much to report on our stay here. We saw Harry Potter in the movie theater and that was about the extent of Cebu for me. Dave wanted to have big night but I was tired and my stomach was acting funny. So I stayed home while Dave went out for a night on ...

Caves,Waterfalls and animal sacrifice, Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Caves,Waterfalls and animal sacrifice

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Sagada was a great, small mountain town. Everyone told us this was a must see, but after reading that it was famous for caves and waterfalls I was wondering how many more of these I could really enjoy. I was proved wrong! The caves here were simply ...

Wrong airport, Manilla-CLARK!, Philippines travel blog

Wrong airport

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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I had arranged to be picked up from the airport by a guy I had meet on the internet (globalfreeloaders.com). He had asked me what airport I flew into. My ticket says Manilla. Well it turns out that it really says Manilla-CRK which really mean an airport ...

The boy in the bubble., Boracay, Philippines travel blog

The boy in the bubble.

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... so many tourists. Many are from Korea, Russia and Australia but there are also many European backpackers. The island holds Philippines most famous sun set. Parasails, sea birds and paraw (small bangka sailboats) cut across the technicolour horizon while ...

Gay Beach, Mindoro, Philippines travel blog

Gay Beach

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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We went to White Beach because the guide book said it had lots of volleyball, good nightlife without all the GRO bars plus it had a really nice beach. Upon arrival we noticed that there were a lot of lady boys everywhere. After being hit on by men for ...

Best Beach in the World?, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

Best Beach in the World?

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Getting to Borcay turned out to be a brutal affair. It took us 4 hours just to go 120 kilometers in a jeepney. After this we had to switch to a van which then took 3 hours to the port. Upon arrival we were told that the ferry did not leave for 4 more ...

8th Wonder of the World, Batad, Philippines travel blog

8th Wonder of the World

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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Batad is one of the greatest little villages I have ever been too. This little village is nestled on the side of a huge moutain that is covered in Rice Terraces. It took us 2 hours to hike to this small little place but it was soooooooo worth it. We ...

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