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... headed towards a poor dirty city. I had no idea where or what I was doing when I jumped off the boat (because it’s a cargo boat there is no tourist office or directions) so I follow locals who look like they have a purpose and direction in their step. you cant hesitate or the 'vultures' will swoop. Up ahead I spot some locals struggling with the bags they have so I insist on helping them. It’s a win-win situation. As we walk along the road with the bags between us ...
... for a certain kind of competition.
We finally made it to the Walled city of Intramuros, which was the oldest part of town where the Spanish built their fortress in order to defend the city from attacks. It’s the most touristy part of the city and even if there were a lot of people offering tours we decided to walk and see it by ourselves.
There are many things to see inside Intramuros but we just wanted to see the main ones, so we first passed by ...
... the dimly lit room annoyingly illuminated.
There's a 4DX theatre in the area so I decided to go see Hercules on Sunday. In addition to the 3D experience, the chairs vibrated, shook, moved up and down and side to side. Water sprinkled down from the ceiling and warm and cold air shot out of the chair's headrest and footrest. It was like being on a Universal ride for 1.5 hours. I have to admit that the first 30 minutes were really ...
... the same time.
Between bites of food, I got lost in the blur of conversations and
gesturing. Two days later and several meals later, my family's joy
was palpable and infectious.
As Bert and I departed, it
was hard not to admit this delightful way to reconnect and bond with
my family, was well worth it. It may have been too short, and I'd
never want to leave; yet it was an incredible and beautiful end to a
journey. It was ...
... s inability to buy notebooks and writing utensils. The gifts were well received of course, but I can't help but feel that I should do more. I know that I can't do anything right away...BUT I'M PROMISING NOW, in front of all of you, that I WILL DO SOMETHING AGAIN for them before I return to the States for good.
The hospitality that I experienced was incredible, and I would go back there in a heartbeat. Even though I'm picky about fruit, but family was ...