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Travel Blogs from Tagaytay
... volcano, of course I try to touch it and it's so hot you can cook on it. I'm not sure what my childish infatution is with touching things, but at least I can hold back at the club.
Taal Volcano is a tourist must see location. We talked to people from Argentina, Calgary, California, and even Italy. However, Taal Volcano is a tourist trap so if you ever come here make sure to look around for a boat for only 1500 pesos and pay ...
... we made our way back to Pilar but with a few stops. Aelle, Ate Baby Lou's daughter, gave us some suggestions as to where we could find my Mom a wood carved Last Supper that we have been searching for ever since I got here. Unfortunately, the two places we went to didn't have ANYTHING. I'm beginning to think this may be a hopeless cause! :(
Anyway, back at Pilar, I started attempting to pack my two red suitcases for the journey back to America. Sigh, ...
... Manila. The reason being the beautiful Lake Taal. So upon arrival at Manila airport (after an irritating situation where my rucksack had broken, thank god for cable ties I had stowed away!) we tried to find a taxi to get us to the bus depot in Manila to take us onwards and we met a very friendly guy who was organising taxis out of the airport and after several minutes chatting away he uttered those wonderful words scripted above that will probably stay in my mind for a ...
... be reminded of history, learn from history and avoid repeating it!!!
Back to the tour. We visited the Spanish Lighthouse which dominates the island and offers a superb view from the top of both Corregidor and neighboring Bataan. The area around the lighthouse I have called "the Mall" since it all the buildings are little shops!!! On the way back down we stopped at the dock where MacArthur left ...
... completely. After I eventually found the jeepney to take me back on myself in order to catch the correct one, I finally arrived in Talisay itself. I asked my driver where the guesthouse was and because it looked as if he was unsure, he seemed to take charge and asked the local traffic police. They told me it was a further 5km away.
'No problem' I said, 'I'll take a tricycle' but after a few moments of them conferring in their own language they told ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center