Stone House Quezon City
Travel Blogs from Quezon City
... and embraced Manila with her usual grace and style. We explored Quiapo, Divisoria, Makati and QC. Mum experienced the poverty, the street life, the dirty faces and the stray animals. She experienced the lengths one goes to for a proper cup of coffee (almost 2 hours in a taxi in bumper to bumper traffic). She no doubt got a few (more) gray hairs from the outrageous driving here- lack of lane etiquette, lack of indication, lack of speed ...
... a message "Dear Tita Monique, Please don't forget me. I love you so much. Please always pray for me so that Ma'am Mercy will love me again. And before you leave me, I will always pray for you. Love Joy". Is it possible for the knot in my stomach to further tighten?! Well it did.
Never in my life have I felt such sadness and anger all at the same time. How could a father do that to their daughter?! How could parents abandon their child?! ...
... City. Brunch is a foreign concept, so is good coffee/cafes. Walking or running is not something you do for exercise- such activity is confined to gyms only. Filipinos do not walk or run for fun. I have volunteered on Sundays at Cribs which is an orphanage for babies. It is just a 2 hour stint from 9-11 and you just look after/play with the babies. There are 5 under 6months, 12 in the crawlers section (6months -1 year) and then the 8 toddlers. I volunteered in ...
... that she was annoyed that we were taking too long window shopping and there was this massive clean-up waiting for us at home. I asked Ju to check the jeepney stop but there was no mom. Third thought: maybe she proceeded to the grocery store; we checked that, too, but no mom. We bought our cleaning supplies and decided to head home thinking that if she decided to leave us, she ...
... in? How much potential is being wasted? How could these children contribute to society if they had the chance? Walking further, there is garbage under my feet, toxic looking water standing stagnant, and foul smells of trash and human waste mixed with drying fish. As I stood on a pile of garbage outside the evacuation center overlooking the bay, a barangay policeman asked me "do you have places like this in the US?" The answer is no. We ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility