Travel Blogs from Mandaluyong
... 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 ...
... the only place to go is Little India. We found a cute little restaurant tucked away in one of the side streets and have a lush meal. Ant is at Boat Quay having a beer so we join him for one before packing and having an early night. An early start and brekkie with Ant before heading to the airport. For some reason times gets away from us and we are very tight on time to check in :-/ we made the flight and settle down for a few hours until we arrive at ...
... 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 ...
... I was pressured into dishonesty by the prodding of a young girl. Now I know how Peter felt. The waitress also said she would bring me some breadsticks while I waited for the pizza. This was a lie. What she brought was basically a back scratcher with herbs on it. On a blind taste test, my first guess would have been "baked tree branch" with "spicy ruler" at a close second. Not good.
As I walked around on Sunday, I realized that my general walking ...