Adriatico Arms Hotel
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Earl Roemer and I got up early and left our hotel at 5 am. I've been up since 3 am. I'm fighting a bit of a cold, but feel all right otherwise. Earl arranged for bus transport to the aiport. A cab would have been expensive, a city bus too cumbersome with the luggage we had. So, the hotel arranged for a "shuttle." It was a full size large touring coach just for Earl and me. The ride to Hong Kong airport takes about 40 ...
... find the country's longest river, Cagayan River. Cagayan Valley can be considered as a "condensed" version of the whole country. There are many places to explore there, for instance, valleys , bodies waters, caves agricultural lands, there's just a vast amount of places to discover!
Riding a bus is the primary transportation to get to any of the following provinces in
the region. The same transportation is also used to go back to ...
... outer wall, which would once have given defenders a good vantage point overlooking the river, provided us with views of the golf course which now surrounds the fort. We completed our loop of the fort's grounds, taking in the dungeons and "media naranja" (a semi-fircular courtyard which, despite its name, had little to do with oranges...).
Jose Rizal, the Philippines national hero, was imprisoned in ...
... in perfectly one after another. It was paradise. We enjoyed exploring on motorbikes so much that we rented them for another day. This time we drove to a town that had a historic site laid out demonstrating how Filipinos live. Unfortunately, it was closed for Holy Thursday but we still walked around and saw the bamboo huts that most families live in. Another highlight was eating fresh coconut from a coconut my dad opened by smashing on a rock. We also went to a waterfall which wasn't ...
... and church. It can be long or short sleeve. Underneath this shirt you wear a white t-shirt (always a short-sleeve t-shirt for those who read earlier blogs and my worries about finding a long-sleeved T). We were quickly successful in finding our barong. We were in awe of how many employees were in each store - far more than seemed necessary. Each was in a uniform that identified them as an employee of that particular store. Each store has its own uniform. To be ...
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