The Oasis Paco Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manila
... Fudge's brother. I visited some universities, rode a jeepnee, a trike and a taxi to get around. Taxis are difficult to come by so make sure you leave ample of time finding one! It can be very frustrating, I had to wait 2 hours in line the night before for one after a flight. I saw some cathedrals and some markets.
Onto Taiwan.... :)
... a random fashion question, which led to Stephanie telling her boyfriend about my interest in fashion.
"I have to confess that I collect so many sneakers." He said.
"So?" I asked. "Girls have a bunch of heels."
"I like this guy!" He yelled.
Stephanie got mad at me.
Later, they took me to Jamba Juice! I had not have it since forever. So shocked about how westernized Manila was.
We checked out a bookstore and
... she needed to get some supplies to last her the next week or so. When we docked there was a welcome party already playing music and dancing it was carnival!!! (see pic) So on a tour today, Charms of Old Manilla. We didn't go very far but we do get on and off the wonderful air con coach quite a bit. First stop Manila Hotel, wow what a place (see pic) huge foyer with liars of light. Could have just stayed there really. On to the Rizal ...
... 30-50 students per class, hot and humid as hell, and with only rudimentary supplies). Yet the teachers and students showed more enthusiasm than I've ever seen in a class (even compared to the days that I was observed by my own administration). The kids were so eager to learn and display what they knew...it was cute to see 30+ hands shoot up in order to the be the first to answer! And don't worry, I got mine in the end. The last class of the day turned ...
... off my meal with a nice ice cream and a ice cold drink.
Back at the hostel we enjoyed the afternoon sun by the pool with a couple of beers. We both started to feel really tired and decided to have a couple of hours nap in our dorms. Mine was a two hour nap, but Mikes was more like five hours.
I met a nice girl called Amelia on the sofa who again was leaving in a couple of days. She was telling me all about her travels around South East Asia and Sri ...