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Travel Blogs from Manila
... is not too far away.
I spent my first day in Manila Intramorous which is quite far from the Central MRT stop. In Manila you get advised not to ask directions from anyone but the police and security guards and I followed this strictly. Never look lost even if you are. It is nice to walk around Intramorous and see what it has to offer. I had heard great things ...
Got the airport express from Central to HKIA good price group ticket for two cost us 160HKG compared to taxi of around 340 and only takes 24 minutes to airport had a sinful mcd breakfast and now paying for it on the air philipines flight as my stomach feels decidedly funny! Air philipines is fine pitch ok food standard and flight time ...
So, after a great work conference, it was off to Manila. I haven’t been back for 23 years, so it’s my first time back as an adult. Manila is one of “those” Asian cities – it’s heavily polluted, noisy and over populated with the excessive traffic, and the air is mixed with smells (good and bad‼). Drink driving wasn't illegal until recently but they only breathalyse if ...
... tribal dress and have tribal tattoos. We looked across the street and saw around two dozen elderly tribal men and women sitting outside a building so we walked across to them. They started talking to us and they were really welcoming and kind. They were all in their seventies and they were teasing one another, laughing heartily and smiling openly. They were so beautiful and I hope that when I am in my seventies I am as open, playful and able to laugh as heartily as ...
... by. We returned to the hostel and moved into the air-conditioned dorm, upon which Jacqui promptly had a much-needed snooze.
Still struggling with the intense heat and humidity outside, we put our culinary skills to the test and beans on toast for dinner (bonus points for remembering a tin-opener). With the latest Die ************* TV in the common room, we did little else before turning in that ...
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