Travel Blogs from Cebu City
Mal0x stayed here on Aug 30, 2011 during their trip titled: Mal0x's Great Adventure.
... both happened to be in Asia at the same time this time. They started to say that I've been stalking them so they nicknamed me stalker Steve. They were all talking about going out. Even though I really wanted to go to bed I didn't want to miss out on a Saturday night in Cebu. After checking in I went to go for a quick shower to freshen up before we went out. I met my dorm mate who seemed a bit moody that I turned on the light. After talking to him he was really cool. He name was ...
Manila is a very big bustling city with clogged roads full of insane drivers, mopeds and tuktuks weaving amongs each other. Generally pavements are either very small, full of holes, crowded with street vendors or are utterly non existant meaning pedestrians must brave the edges of these roads, keeping eyes wide open for vehicles swerving in their direction. I was quite impressed to spend two days around the town without getting hit!
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... jumped to 550P???! This was another instance of overcharging the 'stupid foreigner' because they think we are just minted.
I had exchanged all my Filipino Pesos and only had US dollars now. Did I have to go and change them back? The worker told me I could pay in US dollars and I hoped they would give me change back.
Now I needed my boarding card to get thru. There was ...
... face throughout.
We have since come to the realization that there are two types of servers in the Philippines: those who completely ignore you and those who stare at you before, during, and after your meal. The staring servers are really just trying to demonstrate how attentive they are to your needs.
Sukhia, of course, made sure to note in the comment card how incredibly friendly the servers were.
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