Ormoc Buenas Pension House

Mabini Cor. Lopez Jaena Sts., Ormoc, Leyte, Visayas, Philippines | Pension
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Travel Blogs from Ormoc

Our 19 hour journey to Tacloban

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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... roof was lifted off, the tin walls blew away and the wooden structure inside collapsed, the pews were the only thing that remained and a small section used as a kitchen, where they hid. All was lost but the people lived! Their community is badly damaged, they spoke of people being blown away, buildings ripped apart bit by bit. It was a horrific sight for all! They have an emergency generator which they use occasionally during the day for lighting and cooking. ...

Tropical Storm Basyang

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... more one of emotional survival. How much can one island of people take in a 6 month period? With reconstruction still only slowly progressing, people are in worse shape than they were before the storm no doubt. It is unfortunate that this area is so prone to severe weather, but this is home for thousands of people. They have grown up their, completed their education, started families and businesses, ...

Reflections on our First Five Days in Tacloban

A travel blog entry by arza89

... the perfect place for mould to grow. And smell it you can, whether it be in our hotel room, ARP headquarters (Dr. Ding's family house) or the semi-functional Robinson's mall which we visited today, resembling a scene from a post-apocalyptic film. Or, the Walking Dead. In fact, that is probably the best description of the scene. It was even the description given by Dr. Ding's brother tonight. The places we have visited have felt post-apocalyptic in ...

The Filipino Spirit

A travel blog entry by vazza.wazza

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I have just finished my second week working with All Hands on project Leyte in the Philippines in response to the typhoon. The work is physical and hard especially considering how hot it is here. We get up at 6am and are on site for 7.15, normally sweating already as the sun beats down. At the moment the majority of work is debris clearing and deconstruction. I have learned how to properly use a crow bar, hammer, sledge hammer and even a chain ...

An Emotional Visit to Cangumbang

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... hardly recognize where homes once stood, only 3 homes stood in the entire area, all of which were at least partially made of cement and all were also damaged somehow. How could I rebuild a whole village? I couldn't think of that long term question, I tried to focus on immediate needs. No one was injured, but they needed food, and soon.

I continued to hug them and share with them what was happening in Tacloban and the rest of the world since the storm. They asked when ...

Location

This pension, located on Mabini Cor. Lopez Jaena Sts., Ormoc, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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