Mergrande Ocean Resort

Talomo District, Davao, Mindanao, Philippines | Hotel
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A Strange Christmas

A travel blog entry by saharandreams


... out the guitars and starting singing kiirtan (a chant which is used to help prepare the mind for meditation). It just so happened that one of the tunes we sung was actually a Christian tune, but we changed the words. It got quite strong and when we stopped, we could hear that the people in the room next to us had been singing along with us, but with the original words to the hymn. We all laughed quietly so that they wouldn't hear.

Yesterday morning, Jay and I ...

Pearl Farm Resort

A travel blog entry by vacationbum


... payment we offered him.

I stayed in bed for the most part on our second day while Curtis toured the island and took photos. I had all my meals delivered to my room. Surprisingly, during check-out, we came to find out they did not charge us for any room service we accumulated for the duration of our stay.

Despite getting sick that first day, the rest of our vacation went as planned. We mostly enjoyed the aquatic center activities. We even ...

Swallowed by an Anaconda

A travel blog entry by saharandreams


... hospital, the doctor told me that the crack in my big toe bone was of absolutely no consequence (confirming my thoughts) but what was of consequence was that there is a bone that goes along the top of the foot sort of in front of your ankle. That bone had shattered into about 5 pieces. After a series of more x-rays they looked at how it was healing. I was gently scolded for not coming earlier, but the bones were gradually joining back together, pretty much how they ...

A Vedic Wedding Ceremony

A travel blog entry by saharandreams


... in the mud with a splat.

Biting the Bullet

About three days ago, we went to Citi Hardware, our favourite store, where we seem to go every trip downtown. Well, they had these new PVC storm water drainage pipes that are exactly what we were looking for. Of course, it was quite expensive, coz they were imported from the US, however, it would cut out all the labour costs of having workers coming to cement in drains, and weld covers etc etc, so we bit ...

The role of competition and culture in education

A travel blog entry by saharandreams


... that they would win those competitions in which they featured – and they were stunning performances. I wonder though at the precedence that this sets for future years for the schools who don’t have as much money to hire them, although it is pleasing to see that local artists’ expertise is being sought and rewarded.

4. Winning is the most important: There were some heated arguments by parents over the judging of their ...


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2.50 of 5 stars Fair