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Travel Blogs from Ormoc
... such a big deal. I tried to explain in Hong Kong we don't have much natural wood, that things are more concrete there but ended up baffling myself just as much as the kids who couldn't understand how you couldn't have wood around, splinters and all. Thank goodness I didn't try to explain the aversion to dirt in Hong Kong, that wouldn't have translated I think into this mud filled yet immaculately kept ...
... was repaired, again helping us keep the center cleaner and making it more safe for the children.
I am so happy to see all these positive changes and upgrades to the center, and so glad we have been able to make them. THanks to the Sturgis Community, Holy Angels Church, and the generous Kulczyk Foundation.
The kids are happily enjoying every new update. Whether they are rolling around on the ...
... a new house.
Escapes from Tacloban
On my day off, I usually leave Tacloban for a change of scenery, to get some 'me' time and to recharge my batteries. I went to Palo (last entry), Lake Danao, and Naval on Biliran Island.
People on project are coming and going but some of us have been there for3-4 months and have witnessed the Ormoc, Kananga, ...
... guns and the houses could be done in no time.
New base relocation:
On Thursday we moved to our new base in Utap, Tacloban. The building is a boarding house for students and is i he process of being transformed into the All Hands base. At the moment there are still students in the first floor and the third floor is still under renovation but we should have the entire building available within the next ...
... Alejandro Hotel which hosted people like MacArthur, Eisenhower, numerous dignitaries and generals, and Vic Kubik. :-) A large 20 foot generator was outside, as record of its use as the 'command center’ of sorts in restoration when all power was down. The hotel power is now on, but much of the city is still waiting. The hotel was full of foreign relief workers, and newsmen documenting Yolanda. Internet is slow, so I will only post a few pictures now and hope it goes ...
Other places to stay in Ormoc
Rizal St., Ormoc | Pension
- Sweet as Sugar