Somerset Olympia Makati
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Free High-Speed Internet
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We made it into Manila a little before 7am and caught a taxi to Wanderers' guesthouse. Leaving our bags there, we went in search of breakfast before a trip to the Cebu Pacific office to change our onward flight. By the time we'd returned to the hostel there was a room available, and we checked in about 9am to doze the morning away.
We awoke around ...
... than £1).
Continued my mission to Intramuros. Got lost. Asked for directions, it was in the other direction across some massive road with no real pedestrian crossings. I held my breath and made it across ok. I entered Intramuros and prepared to walk the 4km of the perimeter of what is left of the walls. I had a look round the shop of Philippines crafts. Then found the first part of the wall. I followed it a while until it ended. Oh. Then I wandered around ...
... time and separate to do our own things. I check out a couple things but it is filled with many brand name stores that I can see in Vancouver, plus the costs are comparable to Canada. I check out the Colgate promo since there is a celebrity there. I have no clue who it is, then keep wandering around until I see a kick boxing event going on. The sun was starting to set so I head outside to watch the sunset into the ocean ...
... for the gulf of Thailand (storms forecast for at least a week makes beautiful island beaches less appealing) we got talking about volunteer projects abroad and the state of things in the Philippines. One thing led to another and the next thing we knew we had contacted the Red Crpss, booked flights and were on our way to the airport.
We stopped by the Kok Lok Si temple on the way: the largest Buddhist temple ...
After 42 hours of travel, 4 different time zones, a couple of terrible plane movies, 1 western novel, and too many pictures of clouds (see Exhibits A-B), I've made it to the Philippines. Everything went smoothly and it's lovely to be here! More to come ...