Travel Blogs from Manila
After looking at the weather in Palawan that looked pretty gloomy we changed our destination to north Luzon. Because I had no plan, not even the slightest clue what to do there we were winging it all the way.
After a day in a spa populated mostly by Koreans we realized manila probably isn't for us, was beautiful but not really our kind of …
Heading back back to Manilla turned out to be a great ride because all the roads are paved! My standards for comfort are getting really low now. I was just thankfull not to be creeping along a bumpy dusty road. Our first night in Manilla we stayed with Leo a guy a met from the internet at Globalfreeloaders.com We stayed with him 1 night and the …
... 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 ...
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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
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