New Hotel Miramar
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We flew into Manila around sunset and grabbed a metered cab to our friend Jim Franklin’s condo. The metered cab ripped us off….just like Hanoi, some meters move faster than others. What should have been a $3 ride cost us $12...not an auspicious start to Manila. Teresa, Jim’s girlfriend, met us at the front door of their highrise …
“Look!” said Joe, our affable taxi driver as we pulled up behind a strange-looking vehicle. Manila was in total gridlock and we were caught in the middle. He laughed. “We call them rolling coffins!” The jeepney in front, a common sight in Manila, looked like a cross between a bus and a WW2 American jeep. Brow-wiping locals …
... confirm that there is nowhere to print inside the airport. We are given two choices, head out of the airport to a cafe outside or beg the airline to let us use one of their computer terminals.
We decide to head out of the airport. It sounds like there is a cafe just outside the gate so off we trot. It's dark, warm, we still have our packs on, and the airport is so big we can't even see where the 'outside' is. It is just a huge labyrinth of car park as ...
... back to the condo in Makati about 4kms away.
2, almost 3 hours later we're back. Yes! Almost 3 hours to travel 4kms!! Friday night peak hour traffic + rain + flooded streets. Knee height, not ankle!! I've never been in Manila at this time of the year so this is a first for me!
With a late dinner at the condo, we're all exhausted. Good night. Already thinking what I can eat for breakfast :)
... plenty of snacks to pass the time. So he kept his expectations low and jumped in. Here’s the chronological order of events:
DAY ONE - Wednesday
- Russ decides to go with our driver Fher to the nearby LTO office in Makati to get things started. Having the driver along would help in navigating the process and with communications. He advised we should bring the Certificate ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNew Hotel Miramar Manila
The staff are really friendly. The food is nice too. There is a Startbucks next door and a 7-eleven just down the street. It's also walking distance to Rizul Park and Intramuros
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