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... caught in loads of traffic on the way back, so what should of been a hour journey turned into a 4.5 hour journey. I wasn't happy.
Once I arrived at Manila I headed back to my hostel where I didn't pay for a room again. I just went straight for the hammocks on the top floor and fell asleep on there for a few hours before going down stairs to carry on my sleep on the sofa whilst watching tv.
The following day I stayed in Manila planning my next ...
... should be back. Another 15/20 minutes later, we inquire again: "Is Willie coming back?" To our dismay, they told us that he had to go to "Will Tower" (one of his buildings under construction) and may be back later in the evening. At this point, it was nearly 10:00, we were the FIRST people in the restaurant around 7pm, and we had waited an additional HOUR for just to try and get a PICTURE with this guy. Seriously? Please excuse my language, but I can't find ...
... the late 80s in an effort to oust Ferdinand Marcos from power. Like I said, there was very little to see and do around the Palace because it was pretty heavily guarded and the things that I would want to take a picture of, the guards didn't allow for it! Bummer.
The walking and the heat definitely got us hungry so we headed for the SM Mall of Asia not too far away. The mall, and the area around the mall was once part of Manila Bay - it seems as though ...
... the natural beauty of the highland.
... to mind him a couple of times, that I was not all that comfortable with heights to which he relied each time "it is fine, you will be okay". Easy for him to say that as he guided me closer and closer to the edge for a great photo shot or simply to see this or that!! It was worth it though. He did mention that on the far side, now almost straight below us, one could enjoy a nice swim in lukewarm waters. The sulfur in the water ...