The Manor at Camp John Hay
Travel Blogs from Baguio
... could have stayed a bit longer. Sabang turned out to be a very popular gay beach with many older gentleman couples enjoying this beach town. From Sabang we went back to Manila and flew to Puerto Princesa in Palawan, where we went to the famous subterranean river. This world heritage site is truly beautiful, but the magic is taken away by hundreds of tourists and the jokes made by the guides about shapes they recognize in the stalactites
get old after a while. Alya and I moved ...
... as the food is safer for me there.
We drive around to find a suitable hotel near Burnham park so we can check out a bit of nightlife. Burnham Suites was clean, affordable, and had a large room and even included a continental breakfast. We check in and wander the park. The city is getting ready for the Flower Festival (Panabenga Festival) that is occurring ...
... at the deep generosity of the Filipino people, each day as people came and went from Lola’s house donations where made to help with the cost of the week long feeding of people and cost of services. Those that could not give money came with arms filled with vegetables and even donated pigs to be butchered and shared with the crowds. It is an expensive process both at home and here to host a wake and service and the community spirit of sharing these costs is truly amazing ...
... used candles at night and had to be very creative to entertain ourselves as we were stuck indoors for a while. At the time it really didn’t compute what the rain meant. It was kind of exciting having no power and trying to find things easy to cook. We stayed safe and dry inside and knew that eventually the power would return.
Later, when we ventured out of our house and ...
... that Rene and I have noticed in Filipino classes is that group reciting is used a lot. It serves a very important function. While a student is shy when asked to speak alone and will quickly become embarrassed when asked to speak with the group everyone's comfort level visibly rises and they have no problem belting out the answer.)
We were so proud of our kids! When they walked out onto the stage all of them ...
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