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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Alejandro Tacloban
It was very enjoyable to stay in this historic hotel. It is being renovated from Yolanda's damage, so not up to where it will be once again. I am thankful they got it up and running as quickly as they did. Great work.
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... what's your name" call. I relished the week in Calampong, our little pink house, the tiny community, the local volunteers like Ashley, Zart, Limar, Leo and our translator Jindra. I cherished the delicious freshly baked sour dough rolls we ate every morning (which were NOT sweet) and of course the amazing ...
... than a few stray skinny mangy dogs searching for food.
Then we drove out to the MacArthur Memorial showing him wading on shore which was right here in Leyte when he fulfilled his promise of returning again after fleeing Corregidor Island in Manila earlier. This was on October 20, 1944. The monument was renovated for the 70th anniversary of ...
... was repaired, again helping us keep the center cleaner and making it more safe for the children.
I am so happy to see all these positive changes and upgrades to the center, and so glad we have been able to make them. THanks to the Sturgis Community, Holy Angels Church, and the generous Kulczyk Foundation.
The kids are happily enjoying every new update. Whether they are rolling around on the ...
... funding allotted to the national government has been distributed properly, but so many survivors are still in need of assistance. It is an overwhelming problem to face and quite devastating to think of the long term consequences Typhoon Haiyan will have on millions of people not only in the Philippines, but on the entire world.
Please continue to keep the survivors in your thoughts and prayers.
... I think the rest of South East Asia has spoiled me as the food here is so good.
I loved my time in the Philippines. The people were so warm and open. At no point did I feel threatened, even when I was in Manila which I was told was dangerous. I would love to come back and explore more of the islands and the culture. I definitely would love to work for a disaster response team again it was just so rewarding and wonderful to be apart of a worthwhile team. ...