Travel Blogs from Makati
Hi from Manila!
After barely making my connection in Hong Kong, I arrived into Manila safe and sound, where I was greeted with the hottest and stickiest weather I had ever experienced. Bleh!
My sister met me with her driver, along with fresh local mangoes - my favourite fruit of all time! Within an hour, I was checked in to my hotel, showered, and ready to have lunch at one of the local restaurants. By now it was about 12:00noon.
We caught up ...
Manila, Capital of Philippines actually consisted of 16 cities and 1 municipality it is a very vibrant metropolis yet chaotic & congested that sometimes put off any tourist but old Manila or simply the city of Manila still had charm especially for the Tourist who love to explore ...
... under the constant and grueling fire of the enemy for more than three months. Besieged on land and blockaded by sea, cut off from all sources of help in the Philippines and in America, the intrepid fighters have done all that human endurance could bear.
... She was not even
sympathetic with the situation your airline company did to us. She even
told me that we cannot join the 6:55AM flight because it was already
full. Was that our fault? Did you expect us to just wait until a
flight is open to accommodate us? Didn't you think of the inconvenience that
will cause this? The schedule you will ruin? There is a reason why
customers/passengers picked that specific flight schedule ...
... staying (Eddie's) has a tradition (Shaba Shaba) on every sunday dinner either eating at home or restauntant a meal that includes boiling or frying your own food at the table (so you need a big pot to boil the shrimp and veggies and a big electric bbq plate; to cook the meats and certain fish); dozen choices of fish, meat, shell fish, chicken, veggies; its real fun; Linda want to try in Hawaii ...