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... I had the chance to try new dishes and some new fruits. Various noodle dishes along with fresh mango, papaya, pomelo (Filipino grapefruit) and atis (also called sugar apple) were some of the delicacies shared with us. All this was topped off with a cup of ice cream -making the snack not a snack, but a full Holy Day meal! We asked to get everyone's picture for our blog and our memories. Try as we might, though we did not wish to be in each picture, the brethren insisted that ...
... said than done! Our taxi driver kept claiming he didn't know where it was even though it was only about 3km away. He was going round in circles and started heading south instead of north. Dave told to stop going the wrong way and asked him if he should drive as he knew the way and was a better driver. Taxi drivers in Manila are also very bad drivers. They are reactive, not proactive. They don't see people running across the road or cars pulling out infront ...
... in comparison.
Enough of the serious stuff though! We had a great time catching up, going to the beach despite it being rainy, watching movies on my laptop during a brownout, and watching my mom and uncle argue like only siblings know how to do. It was great, seeing my mom totally in her comfort zone and as extroverted as I've always seen my dad be growing up.
This is it for part 1, next up is my time in the province (aka countryside) of the PI.
... For they don't fit quite right, the legs are so tight
That they restrict the flow of blood to my feet
I put on my old jeans and open the door
And the Fix It Up Chappy is there
He takes what I have and hands me another 3
pairs of pants that he wanted to share
I go back inside feeling somehow compelled
To try everything on that he brought
All 3 of the new, my waist fit into
But alas, my belly did ...
... her out somewhere nice. But sitting by myself at a candle-lit table, unable to get a decent wifi connection from the mall and without room to read the 80 lb Bible I brought, I was pretty uncomfortable.
As my man continues to wait, I keep perusing the menu. I don't know what any of this stuff tastes like or even what some of it is. How can prawns be in every lower end dish but also in a good number of these pricey ones? How long did ...