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Travel Blogs from Manila
... is a must. I struggled being a vegetarian and restricted to Egg sandwiches and fried aubergine covered in egg which was something different and nice.
I don't think I would return to Manila again and if I did it would just be in transit. There are many other places to visit surround Manila which are beautiful and the public transport allows you to go there.
I know it's been a while since I've touched base via the blog. Things are still going well here in Manila....just working the night shift during the week and trying to figure out my schedule on the weekends. I haven't really done anything out of the ordinary or exciting since I came back from Japan. I hope that I can schedule a trip to Palawan before I leave.
I'll be home on December 21st! Just in time to celebrate Christmas with family and friends. I need ...
... 8211; every day it affected our plans…one night took us 4 friggin hours to get through a distance that, here in Australia, would probably take about 20 minutes. It was enough to drive me insane‼ Hats off to my family for driving everywhere.
I got to catch up with my uncle and cousins, who welcomed me with open arms (and crates of beer‼) and my sweet little Grandma. The focus ...
... were originally constructed by Headhunters. We decided to go for a walk into the terraces. We should have thought this one through as they were incredibly steep and somehow we managed to get lost!! One of the highlights in this area is to also visit the rice terraces of Batad as recommended to us by the french couple and the Philippino NGO's we had met in Sagada. Batad is a car free village that sits amongst spectacular rice terraces set on a mountain side. You need ...
... funky though, decorated in vibrant colours and patterns and adorned with slogans. We joined the procession heading into the LRT, managed to work out which direction we should head in (despite there being no maps), survived a cursory bag search by the guards and picked up tickets to board the train. The air-conditioned carriages were a real luxury in the 36°C heat. The train dropped us outside a McDonalds and, having not eaten since the previous evening, we opted ...
Other places to stay in Manila
Malate, Manila | Hotelfrom $60
Malate, Manila | Hotelfrom $23
504 Bustos Street Sta. Cruz, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $24
312 Santolan Rd. corner J. Abad Santos, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $39
6th Floor Good Earth Building, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $33