Travel Blogs from Manila
... to Jim. 'Please do something about the light. Can't you invent something to change the lighting?' Jim is always inventing things so it is not such a strange request, and he is obsessed with the Discovery channel. He thought about it for a minute and then said, 'Okay, I have an idea.' He got up, found his Swiss army knife, cut the neck off a 1.5 litre water bottle, stuck it over the bulb with two band aids and placed a sock over the bottle. Perfect, at least we had ...
... environmental consciousness, mindful exercise via tai chi, qigong, yoga and similar practices, shared responsibility for them self and others. I never lived on a commune in the 60's but this was pretty close to what I would imagine it would be like.
The trike driver, Loloy looked more Jamaican than Pinay with his long dreadlocks but he had a huge smile that made me smile when ever I saw him during the week. I learned from him on our drive to BK that he was the general go to guy ...
... off the ship with a necklace round my neck and a lady saying welcome to the Philippines. Instantly feeling very welcome, I then met my tour guide who was a local lady who was guiding us today on the tour. Driving out of Manila, we almost crashed about 3/4 times. It was so scary, cars, lorry's, trucks, carts, kids, you name it in the middle of the road. As we were driving up through the hills you could notice the shanty towns and ...
... East Asia. It was a pretty impressive size to explore even if the heat did dampen our enthusiasm somewhat!
The flight from Penang to Kuala Lumpar was not the best for me as I have a cold and this appears to cause issues with equalising to the pressure. I spent most of the flight in pain and once we got to ground level was stuck half deaf. 12 hours later my ears still haven't cleared and I'm having to work hard not ...
It's been a while since I last did an update. That is really lame of me - sorry. It's just that we've been having so much fun!
I'm in Vietnam as I write this - in the future. A 'back to the future' kind of update. I'll try to get back into the Manila frame of mind in order to write this post.
Hmmm... I'm bored... Nothing I really want to see in Manila... Getting sick of fried garlic rice.... Those last ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel 1632 Manila
hot water in certain times only.
wifi didn't work at all
staff was incredibly unhelpful
room was fairly small
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.