Iloilo Grand Hotel
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10am- Arrival Iloilo Intl Airport 10am- Van to SM Iloilo 50.00 10:37am- Taxi from SM to Ortiz Wharf 96.00 10:52 am- Ortiz Wharf to Jordan Wharf 14.00 11:20 am- Trike rental to Guisi with sidetrip 400.00 *approach tourism officers -Smallest Plaza, Guinness -Pasalubong Center 450.00 Bili na dito mas mahal sa Trappist and mas madami choices dito - …
7am-Trike from Guisi to Jordan Wharf. 400.00 contracted kuya Reggie ahead of time -Balaan Bukid will have nice top view of Iloilo and Guimaras islands. -8:25am Jordan Wharf to Ortiz Wharf -8:40am Ortiz Wharf to Tagbak Van Terminal 1 hr taxi 100.00 -10am- Van to Estancia via Tagbak Terminal 150.00 -20.00 Trike from Estancia to Estancia Port -1pm port of estancia 80.00 ...
... Philippines in event t-shirts and as soon as we showed our interest that was it....chaos! We were mugged (in a nice way) for photos, registration data, questions, information and flyers. It was so much fun to meet such enthusiastic and happy people and as we registered I did think maybe inner peace across the world could work if this is the outcome! We gave a donation to a very friendly Thai lady who had set up an office in one of the fast food outlets next to the display and ...
... a colorful ice-cream with a variety of toppings). A nice dinner with her family ended our first day in the Philippines.
The next day started with a local breakfast where Kevin even tried a Bulot – the local Filipono egg which has a 17 day old chicken inside. Yummy – Hazel passed.
Afterwards we were on our way to Garin Farm together with Helen and some or her relatives. The farm is a mixture of a show farm, an amusement park ...
... we had to walk part of the way as it is inaccessible to even the crazy tricycle drivers here. Eating mangoes, cashews and banana chips, teaching Ed to snorkel and lazing about in the sun with the local fisherman playing mahjong and we headed back to the resort for some more lovely food and mangos.
One other new surprise from the whole day was seeing cashew nuts in their ripened glory on the tree. Cashews are one of the only nuts that grow on the outside of ...
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