Travel Blogs from Manila, Philippines

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A Drummer Girl's Wedding, Manila, Philippines travel blog

A Drummer Girl's Wedding

A travel blog entry by bluesummit

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... significant roles in the body of Christ both nationally and internationally, has been part of recording some Christian albums in the Philippines, her humble and sweet spirit is so evident once you meet her. I'm describing no other than Jerilyn Viray, the ...

So it begins...again, Manila, Philippines travel blog

So it begins...again

A travel blog entry by hungyhungyhippo

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Restarting this Travel Blog b/c Trip Tracker site UI was slow and clumsy. Had Jolibee meal # 1 - Fried Chicken + Spaghetti. Courtesy of cousin Chicken ...

Villa Escuedero, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Villa Escuedero

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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Welcome Back to Southeast Asia!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Welcome Back to Southeast Asia!

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

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If you happened to read my last blog entry you can probably imagine that I arrived in Manila extremely tired. I fought the urge to sleep on the plane because I was determined to adjust to my new time zone. After a hot ride through a lot of traffic with a ...

Corregidor Island, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Corregidor Island

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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To get to coregidor Island is an all day event with bus and boat ride, located about 20 miles from Manila, in the bay, but so close to Battan. We had a humorous Filipino guide that made the tour of the ww2 memorial very informative; this island was ...

Christmas Eve Manila Style, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Christmas Eve Manila Style

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... nbsp;          If there is an economic downturn, it is not reflected in this part of Manila where the shopping is going on still, very heavy and fast and furious.  I headed out of the hotel today around 11 ...

Orientation week close, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Orientation week close

A travel blog entry by monhenderson

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... had change from AU$10? Foods and beer is so cheap here! Jeepneys: the main form of public transport here in the Philippines. Intricately painted to create vibrant designs, combined with light shows. No stops, you just flag one down, pay the 8p (5cents) ...

Let me out of here., Manila, Philippines travel blog

Let me out of here.

A travel blog entry by andremaheux

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... bit of a disappointment for me. There's not much to see or to do from a touristic point of view. I arrived in Manila around noon and covered all the main attractions walking that afternoon. I had planned on staying for three nights but I went to the ...

Passing Manila, Again, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Passing Manila, Again

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... Moloch. Eine Mischung aus Jarkarta (Klima, Menschen, Essen), Kuba (verfallende Haeuser) und Indien (meiner Einschaetzung nach schlaegt Manila Indien noch was Schmutz betrifft, bettelnde Kinder gibt es hier auch, wird aber nicht so ernst genommen, die ...

The Philippines ( Part 1), Manila, Philippines travel blog

The Philippines ( Part 1)

A travel blog entry by myscape.com

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... , do some shopping, or enjoy the food. I also like to see what's going around the big city that is Metro Manila. When I travel to the Philippines, I have the choice of arriving in the capital city (Manila-NAIA airport) and spend a day or two or arrive ...

prison break, Manila, Philippines travel blog

prison break

A travel blog entry by aimlesswanderer

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... on the beautiful island of palawan (thanks to the coaxing of my friend brian), about an hour flight west of manila (the capital of the philippines)... the adventure started off regularily enuff, with me trying to see what i could sneak past customs, ...

A Gridlock brick city!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

A Gridlock brick city!

A travel blog entry by vaughnyb

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Gridlock, gridlock, gridlock. Dirt, dirt, dirt! Your average metropolis in south america but in the location of asia, complete with beggars and all. I'm gettin the hell outta here! Go south young man! Iswhat they tell me bye ...

Queuing our way out of Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Queuing our way out of Manila

A travel blog entry by jaqz_and_dave

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... went back to the mall to escape the heat.  This allowed us to pick up kebabs for lunch (our diet in the Philippines has not been the healthiest...) and wander around like lost sheep for the afternoon. Back at the hotel we finally managed to connect ...

A taxi ride between airports.., Manila, Philippines travel blog

A taxi ride between airports..

A travel blog entry by christianbjork

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So my "crazy" travel day started alright... Really well, actually, since my Air Asia arrived in Manila some 25 minutes early (yay Air Asia).  I then asked the bus/shuttle service into town how long it would take, and it was 2 hours, which was pushing ...

Fake goods and food, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Fake goods and food

A travel blog entry by charliek85

... being sold. I had always thought the UAE led the way in a national love of shopping, but it would appear the Philippines isn't that far behind. The market was huge - and heaving with shoppers snapping up bargains. Everything conceivable was being sold ...

Rice Terraces, Caves and Hanging Coffins, Oh My !, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Rice Terraces, Caves and Hanging Coffins, Oh My !

A travel blog entry by nickolt

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... mountains. At one point I saw a sign saying that we were at the highest point of the highway system in the Philippines. The trip was spectacular. The landscape was beautiful, with towns and rice terraces, and planting terraces all blending in together. ...

Manila Map Pin, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila Map Pin

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

Manila Map ...

manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

manila

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

...  and got absolutely ripped off in the process. i then flew to kuala lumpur in malaysia for my 24 hour lay over to manila, phillipenes. because im tryin to be a scrupulous backpacker and save wenever possible i decided to spend the 24 hours or so ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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... first arrived.  There are several busts of other National Heros there, as well as the burial monument for Jose Rizal, the Philippines National Hero.  We walked back to the hotel, and had dinner at McDonald's...We had fried chicken, rice, ...

Back in San Antonio Valley, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Back in San Antonio Valley

A travel blog entry by lucy_and_adele

... to climb onto our boat under cover of a massive beach umbrella! Ha Ha. Checked back into the same hostel as last time in Manila and headed straight to the doc to get some pain killers for Lucy for the oncoming flights. Doctor was really nice and there ...

Happy Birthday to me (Jane), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Happy Birthday to me (Jane)

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... like 69 might be appropriate.  Good thing they have cheap cosmetic surgery at the mall. Unfortunately my birthday followed me to Manila and people wouldn't let me forget.  On the morning ride to work I got a call from my brother John ...

Twister, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Twister

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... about tornados. I did not witness the tornado since I was attending Mark's MBA graduation at the very elegant and historic Manila Hotel.  I was probably stuffing my face with merienda snacks at the time.  The only tornado I witnessed was the ...

Law and Order???  (Jane), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Law and Order??? (Jane)

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

My commute to work started off with a bang - literally.  We came to a stop on the EDSA and a truck 2 cars back did not.  The result was a nice dent in the back of our brand new car and a long wait in the rain for assistance to show up.  ...

Amassador's cocktail party (Jane), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Amassador's cocktail party (Jane)

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

... of ours and we weren't there to advise her on world affairs.  Every year she has a party for all newcomer's to the Philippines in conjunction with the American Women's Club.  We never met anyone this high up the food chain before so we made sure ...

Back in Manila (Jane), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Back in Manila (Jane)

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

... in Manila I turned on my blackberry and the first message I saw was from a friend who told me she was leaving Manila that very day for personal reasons.  Another friend gone!  We keep meeting people we like and they keep disappearing.  ...

I am a Lucky Bugger - Russ, Manila, Philippines travel blog

I am a Lucky Bugger - Russ

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... country of which I have little to contribute.  Further complicating my new role, I quickly found out that, as far as the Philippines were concerned, if I wasn’t bringing in a pay check, nothing could be put in my name.  Want a post-paid ...

Kaboom!!!  A blast at Serendra, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Kaboom!!! A blast at Serendra

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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... ; The gas system was shut down and we are now using only electric.  Here's a story from Rappler.com.  MANILA, Philippines (9th UPDATE) – Taguig police on Friday evening, May 31, confirmed that a strong explosion rocked the posh Serendra ...

Happy New Year!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

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It was another spectacular New Year's Eve fireworks show in Manila.  The celebration began in the early evening and built to a crescendo of sights and sounds by midnight.  A haze of smoke still hung over the city the next morning.  The ...

Super Bowl Monday (Jane), Manila, Philippines travel blog

Super Bowl Monday (Jane)

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

... haven't been keeping up with American football this year.  American football is just too American for most countries and living in Manila means the timing is all wrong even if you can find it televised.  But being the Superbowl we just had ...

Letting Nature Take It's Course, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Letting Nature Take It's Course

A travel blog entry by rjdemp

Our first thought on finding the kittens in the air con room was "Akkkk!!!" The second thought was “do we have their mom recuperating in our bathroom?”  No momma cat materialized to take care of the kittens which made that possibility ...

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