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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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Manila is the capital city of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities which, along with the municipality of Pateros, make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region, that has an overall population of around 12 million.
On June 24, 1571, Spanish conquistador Miguel López de Legazpi arrived from New Spain (now Mexico), and then exercised rule of the Spanish city of Manila as a territory of New Spain with ...
... I’d heard several screams and the word "selfie" around 20 times. Locals were approaching us all, usually one would approach and say (in broken English) “take photo”, at first I would decline – one of the pieces of advice on this trip was to be careful with photos, purely because locals might ask for money afterwards – it was after a couple of minutes until I realized that they were asking for a picture OF me. I was a bit stunned at first, in no other ...
... that don't stop or the pedestrians that cross at the wrong time?
Around the corner is a large Catholic Church, surrounded by the small one-person food and drink carts so familiar in all the other Asian countries.
I walk the small streets and see money changers and small places to buy a drink or snack. And, right there with them as I walk the sidewalk, I see a coffin! The distance from the sidewalk to the open coffin is only a matter of feet. I see ...
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