Tropicana Apartment Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manila
We only had a few nights in Manila to start the trip off, i spent most of it getting over jet lag and exploring Robinsons Shopping Mall haha.
Im not a big fan of Manila due to the pollution but its still an eye opener to poverty and other global issues.
Back at the Tropicanna Hotel in Manila after another week in the field. It almost feels like home. We get a warm welcome from the staff, throw our bags in the room, quick shower and then, if not too tired, head out for some music and drinks. Meseret and I had a good week. Covered alot of turf and got our second wind because the campaign was …
Time had come to leave Cambodia and board our first plane since leaving India, a 3 hour flight to Manila in the Philippines. A late night flight not helped by the fact it was delayed by 2 hours we arrived in Manila at 4am, we had nothing booked but was hoping to get a bus out of Manila as soon as possible although with very little information available it could prove difficult. We had read that the bus company was called DLTB ...
... Market in Beijing. The prices were not too bad. I got the sarong. I had no idea how one wear one.
Late, I ate pizza at a placed called Yellow Cab. I put so much hot sauce on my pizza. So happy to have pizza.
I returned to the mall. Then, I took a cab back to Stephanie's house.
The cab driver asked where I was from. When I told him that I was American, he said, "You not White. You don't look like Obama."
I was laughing so hard.
... in my room and locker then we should go out and do some site seeing.
We went out around 11 o'clock and headed straight for Rizel park. We had no idea how to get there. All our hostel told us that most jeepneys will go there. We tried our luck and jumped on one (whilst it was still moving) the locals were really nice and told us how much we should pay as well as where to get off.
When we finally reached the park we took a walk through looking at the ...