The Bellavista Hotel
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Well I've been in the Philippines for about two months now and I'm getting a 'handle' on their culture. I've visited on and off when I was living in Thailand for two years but nothing beats living here day to day. You really get to know a country and its people that way especially when you travel within the country extensively.Feels like I'm in south America again...i just finished riding a jeepney, which is really a step down from anything I've ridin in ...
... For fun I assume. The area we are in is called Colon. Everywhere in the world should follow this naming convention. Moss Side in Manchester would become 'Anus' etc.
We eventually hail a taxi to take us to uptown Cebu. We have no idea where we want to stay and end up in an ok looking area of the city wandering the streets. A friendly student helps us out and points us to the Shamrock. It's way overpriced and has no internet but it's an ok room ...
... the Spanish Invaders and killing their leader Ferdinand Magellan on April 27, 1521. Lapulapu became the first Filipino to have repelled European aggression.
We then went to see Magellan's cross, the large cross is made of Tindalo wood, and it encases the original cross planted by Ferdinand Magellan at that very site on April 21, 1521. At this same location, we visited the Church and Convent of Santo Nino (Basilica del Santo Nino), it is one of ...
... fish on both the fishing pond side and the river side of the connecting bridge. We arrived at the Zip line just as they closed for lunch, however the lady there was warm and friendly towards us and processed our accident and good health form, took our money and stamped my fiancées arm. We waited for only 35mins while the staff took there dinner and sat under the provided shelter and chatted with some other guests. There is another ...
... it reached to an hour, I lost track.
Later in the afternoon, we went to SM and went window-shopping, mostly on musical instruments. Afterwards we had dinner at a Filipino restaurant. Then we went back to our hotel hoping to have an early night. But when we reached there, my cousin and his daughter were there to meet us. So we happily chatted until almost midnight.
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Simple airport hotel no frills
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