Travel Blogs from Manila, Philippines

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Touring the Bay of Manila area, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Touring the Bay of Manila area

A travel blog entry by big_d

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This Saturday Patrick and I decided to venture out on our own and start seeing the sites.  After a long week of work we needed some down time and it was forecast to be a beautiful ...

Wonderful People...as always, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Wonderful People...as always

A travel blog entry by aaronkdean

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Always enjoyed coming to the Philippines as the people are wonderful.  Gave the sermon Sabbath at 2 pm to our brethren and had the long 15 foot walk to church from the bedroom (which also served as an anointing room). Shortest commute I have ever ...

Cyclone day, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Cyclone day

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

... . So once again I start the packing routine, checking out and leaving early for the airport just in case, as I know that Manila immigration and customs are slow and tedious. As predicted they are 1.5 hrs for immigration then I'm told it will be ...

Manilla Time, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manilla Time

A travel blog entry by rjaikens

After some very long adventures, we will end our trip spending time with our family, THE JACKSONS!!! We are so excited to see them and see their beautiful home.... Also, we will be doing some fun work for Deseret International, we are happy to do ...

Philippino Hospitality, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Philippino Hospitality

A travel blog entry by marmotexpress

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Our first stop on our 6-week tour of Southeast Asia landed us in Manila, The Philippines, at the lovely home of Reena Ermitano. Reena, a former classmate of Jill's at Columbia, showered us with the hospitality Philippino's are known for. She arranged for ...

Flying to Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Flying to Manila

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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... first and was only going to approve me for 21 days. But in the end all was good. Luggage took forever, and in the Philippines lines and courtesy in line are often forgotten. After about 20 minutes we got close enough to the belt to see the luggage and ...

Clarity, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Clarity

A travel blog entry by karen.gironr

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We drove all the way back to Manila to see John Mayer live. It was a 13 hour trip that started at 5 am to get here, with a live chicken (Mark decided to call her Chiquita!) and for me, excitement bubbling inside. Now, I'm at friendly’s, ready to ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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... golf course owners). Quite unique indeed. And so after five and a half weeks it was time to say good-bye to the Philippines. It was a real highlight. The country has so much to offer from fantastic beaches, to a lively underwater world to the rice ...

Mouse in the House, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Mouse in the House

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... class lounge to sit and wait for my plane.             I have flown out of Manila twice before and both times we have gone to the "transit" lounge where for a small fee, you can get in and have a ...

Meeting more mates in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Meeting more mates in Manila

A travel blog entry by paul_karen

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... has truly won us over and I'm sure we will be back again. So many things come to mind when I think about the Philippines. Amazing beaches, fabulous diving, the mighty jeepney, tricycles, smiles, crazy driving, awe-inspiring rice terraces, palm trees, palm ...

Took the Midnight Train Going Anywhere, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Took the Midnight Train Going Anywhere

A travel blog entry by 1stclasscamping

... don’t like to be stuck somewhere. I like to be able to go around and be free and do what I want to do. So this manila trip is a nice distraction from the monotony. So, like I said, we (Me and Eddie) took a midnight flight from Jakarta (the ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by ldp

Manila - meeting up w/Arriane, partying with Will, playing poker at the Manila Club, Malls, Rizal Park, High Rollin' at Manila ...

Manila, Philippines, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila, Philippines

A travel blog entry by cynjohn

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... on the Philippinos during the war--he said he's seen the movie, Holocaust, and there were equally horrible happenings in the Philippines. With there being some Japanese currently running for office, he said: 'Some people think we have short memories, but ...

An Evening Stroll In Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

An Evening Stroll In Manila

A travel blog entry by venoth

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... mall. Lets see if that is true when I visit that place the day after tomorrow. Malls are a national culture in the Philippines. Most people spend their time here. Outlets are plenty and varieties are wide. As far as garments are concerned, they are ...

Hot Manila Flavour, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Hot Manila Flavour

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... a pond and navigated on boardwalk. Built to scale, you can appreciate details of various volcanoes and mountains found in the Philippines. I reckoned I would enjoy this more after my travels in the Philippines but for today, it was a good overall view of ...

Leaving Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Leaving Manila

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... genommen werden, aber meist eben nicht, und dort liegt dann massig Abfall... Bleibt bei 11 Millionen Menschen auch nicht aus. Manila wurde im zweiten Weltkrieg ja ziemlich zerstoert, und nicht so recht wieder aufgebaut. Es gibt kein rechtes Zentrum. ...

Vacation, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Vacation

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hello Everyone, I haven't written in a while because I have been visiting my friend Chris in Manila for the week.  I left really early Monday morning.  It was before the jeepney's ran so my host brother took me on his motorcycle.  It was ...

Manila #1, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila #1

A travel blog entry by aaronpolarbear

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... Lisa went to the convenience store and bought them a liter of milk and several glasses.  Milk is relatively expensive in the Philippines, so this was a nutritious treat for them and Lisa has a lot of new little friends.  One of the kids ...

Plane Flight, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Plane Flight

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... to meet my host family today and see Tacloban. Chris's Mom and Brother tell me it is a completely different side of the Philippines from Manila.  So I am anxious to see what they mean.  I'm not sure when I will beable to make another entry maybe ...

Phillipenes, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Phillipenes

A travel blog entry by adrinaas

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... phillipenes with asbjorn just to see the whalesharks... and it was worth it!! more about the big fish later... When we arrived in Manila, we discovered that we didn't arrive in manila, but 3 hours away from manila. A minor deviation on our plan... we ...

Goodbye Malaysia, hello the Philippines, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Goodbye Malaysia, hello the Philippines

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... check-in only to be told by the Air Asia staff they couldn't do so unless i had an onward ticket out of the Philippines, something i had read previously but discounted thinking i could bluff my way out of it! After requesting to speak to a supervisor and ...

Sidste nye land!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Sidste nye land!

A travel blog entry by travelmoments

... sidst tid i Asien (Vi ville rigtig have tilbragt lidt tid på Bali men flybilletterne var desværre alt for dyre). Vi starter i hovedstaden Manila, hvor vi skal være en dags tid, inden vi skal til El Nido og Boracay, som byder på smukke strande og ...

Thriller in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Thriller in Manila

A travel blog entry by liamb

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El guatazo de Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

El guatazo de Manila

A travel blog entry by clvillar

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... esa estación) y desde allí tomar el bus hasta cerca del aeropuerto y después un triciclo o taxi directamente desde Manila …y allí privilegiamos seguridad, la elección fue un taxi…que salió más caro que la CTM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.... ...

More of Manila!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

More of Manila!

A travel blog entry by kyley

... got to eat my vegetables and noodles which arrived with pork even though it wasn't listed on the menu- no one in the Philippines understands the concept of being vegetarian. Afterwards I went back to the hostel and met a fellow Edmontonian named Marc, and ...

Thrilla in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Thrilla in Manila

A travel blog entry by alandrach

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Mabuhay from Manila in the Philippines! We arrived safe and sound in Manila around 1pm this afternoon! That's 5am to you in Ireland. We had a slight hiccup since neither of us had any pisos (local currency) and none of our bank cards would work but we ...

And on to the Philippines!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

And on to the Philippines!

A travel blog entry by pilgrimsjourney

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... for my birthday. The young adults loved it. They all prayed for me too. So I am having a great time here. I'm loving the Philippines and the friends and the fellowship and the security. I feel very blessed. Tomorrow we are going on a three day retreat ...

Good Morning Beautiful, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Good Morning Beautiful

A travel blog entry by monhenderson

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... Food is being made at the end of tuk tuks, massages happening at every 100m, groups of women dancing/aerobics to western and Philippines pop music (hilarious!- I got invited to join in, however not sure my two left feet were quite up for the challenge at ...

In between day, Manila, Philippines travel blog

In between day

A travel blog entry by mandy13082

... showered while my Dad was still asleep.  We went to Strbx at 8:30AM - I bought a "Starbucks Manila" mug that has a Jeepney on it, as well as a Philippines Barista bear that I'm going to give to my Strbx in Wilmington, I think.  We went to the ...

Arriving, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Arriving

A travel blog entry by daniellejohnson

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... ! $1 beer!! We walked down the street to get to the mall, and that was when I really noticed how 'un-touristy' the Philippines really is. Lots of stares from people, not much for tourists, children just stand and stare, it was quite the experience. Way ...

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