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... shops, but were mostly residential. And this was the slum type of residential that Josh and I walked into. I felt uncomfortable, partly because of the looks we were getting (but then again we get hardcore sticky looks all the time), and partly because it felt like we were about to get robbed, but we came out fully unscathed.
Josh said I shouldn't let this kind of thing bother me. This is reality, and this is part of my culture and I should embrace it.
... contact and about 20 repeats (no exaggeration) of the word for them to finally give up. But then just up ahead was another corner and therefore the barrage began again. When my patience wore thin we'd duck into a shop or restaurant for gifts or drinks and most importantly peace and quiet. I found the courtyard of Casa Manila I loved so much the first time and happily it was the same - quiet and colorful flowers draped down from the wall above with its stone fountain in the middle ...
... the same time.
Between bites of food, I got lost in the blur of conversations and
gesturing. Two days later and several meals later, my family's joy
was palpable and infectious.
As Bert and I departed, it
was hard not to admit this delightful way to reconnect and bond with
my family, was well worth it. It may have been too short, and I'd
never want to leave; yet it was an incredible and beautiful end to a
journey. It was ...
... my cousin lied and told everyone that I was some sort of education official (which was not plausible at all considering how I was dressed), but magically everyone believed him. The looks of terror on those poor teacher's faces as I tried to enter their rooms was comical to say the least. They each begged me to come back at a later point in the day, but finally someone gave in and let me watch her class. I really respect the fact that they're able to teach under the ...
We're going to Malaysia and Nepal and this bootleg travelogue is a writing exercise.
A little bit of a background: I'm a tourist guide based in Metro Manila. I've taken groups to different parts of the Philippines and during that time, some of my guests wrote on their journals. This inspired me to do the same for this occasion.
My wife works as an editorial consultant for a website dedicated to NGOs worldwide. Joining our trip are her two ...