Grand Villa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Makati
Monday morning we were up early to head to the airport to fly to Manila! Happy because we are heading to a nice hotel with Air conditioning and hot showers and sad because we are leaving friends and family behind. Katherine, Alvin and family are coming with us.
The flight was uneventful and the landing fine. We gathered out luggage and headed out front where a family friend with a van was picking us up.
We were having lunch at Mainstreet, ...
... a Walkman and a sea moth. On one of the days diving we met a couple from England, who we ended up going for drinks and a meal with afterwards and on the other day we met a multi millionaire restaurant/hotel owner from the US who invited us to stay with him in his guesthouse if we're ever in Denver, Colorado - we're now looking at Denver as our next holiday destination. We hadn't booked anywhere to stay in El Nido so we just turned up and found a really cheap ...
... it's just part of the way of life to have a bunch of security around.
I'm going to try and stay awake for a while, maybe until around 4 am. The training I'm doing takes place in the middle of the night to match up with US operating hours so I need to start getting used to sleeping during the day. We'll see how that goes.
Tomorrow, we're heading out for a walking tour of Old Manila.
... status update service (text); - which we never received and I
bet a lot of passengers for that same flight experienced the same.
(b) Be provided of the following, if she/he is already at the airport at the
time of the announcement of the flight cancellation; sufficient refreshments or
meals (e.g. snacks consisting of at least a bottle of water and a sandwich, or
breakfast, lunch, dinner, or a voucher for the same, as the ...
... join in with 50+ locals down at the park from 6-7.30am. Music ranging from 'Love Shack' to 'Gangnam Style'...it is such an experience, I'm laughing just writing this. The lady organising knows us now and gives us hugs and kisses when we arrive. She clearly doesn't mind our 'two left feet' style of dancing!! A great work out - muscles I never knew I had are in pain!! Lots of local spectators sitting around the edges ...