Sarabia Manor Hotel
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Western Visayas, next stop in the Philippines and ending. This city has a culture and an ancient cathedral. As in every town its big old cathedral, called Jaro Cathedral has some typical dances, which is the festival called '' Ibajay festival 'point of culture and traditions of a small town, it's amazing getting to know their cultures and mainly traditions, ending with a cute country like the ...
... road again, heading for Dumaguette. I made it as far as Iloilo, capital of Panay. I got a room in an actual hotel. The formality feels odd after hostels and guesthouses. I had a strange meal in an American style diner last night. Quite surreal, and the weirdest tasting burger I think I have ever had. I think I'll stick with Filipino food. The travelling yesterday was quite ...
... and instantly the head doctor
was sat asking questions like ‘why did you do that?’ ‘why did you use that size
screw and not a bigger one?’ ‘why am I asking you this question?’ ‘explain why
you performed the operation in that way’ etc. Most. Awkward. Situation. EVER. The
doctors didn’t know how to answer his questions and I was sat there thinking how
are these doctors allowed to perform these operations when the head ...
... his practice, but enquire about the rationale behind that
particular sterile practice, along with the blood sample taking, I was answered
with a very reasonable answer of using the gloves and sterile environment as
the blood test was for cultures and needed to be completely sterile, to which
he followed up with 'i know we should use
gloves for everyone but we don't'. The second question was answered with
'that's where the pulse is'...? ...
... to the main road to assess my options of getting out of there quickly. I approach some stall holders and people sitting across the road and ask for their help. Initially one of the guys offers me transport and wants to rip me off as well but as soon as they sense I’m in need of real help (I’m a chick, it’s dark, I’ve just arrived in the city, have no accommodation, know no-one and am in the middle of now where etc) they genuinely start to ...