Anito Sta. Mesa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manila
... we arrived at Charlet's family's house in Pasig and a nice lunch was waiting for us. There was Filipino bbq, sausages, and amazing pancit. All of the food was amazing and it was nice to try homemade filipino food in the Philippines.
We set off to our resort and we even had our own private driver, Tito! It was about a 3 hour drive to our resort in Matabungkay, but we finally made it their and checked into our rooms. After checking in, I was completely decimated from ...
... expect your tomb will no longer be maintained and fall to decay until your family makes the necessary arrangements to remove and transfer the remains. We saw several mausoleums that showed payments were significantly in arrears.
We started our tour with the Chong Hock Tong Temple itself. The temple is the oldest Chinese Temple in Manila having been built in the 1870’s. Though not as elaborate, the architecture is still ...
So this morning myself and a few other girls woke up early and after some skype and FaceTime sessions we headed down to have breakfast. From there we headed over to the LRT and took the train to the Abad Santos station and walked from there to the Chinese cemetery. We got off the train, looked around, and could see the tops of the cemetery in the distance... Not goingto lie, I was definitely nervous. We were going to be ...
... pesos ($4.46).
I walked into the National Museum of the Filipino People at 1:50. The entry fee was 100 pesos ($2.34). The museum is located in the former Department of Finance headquarters, a massive Greek Revival building with five floors. I found the museum to be incredibly disorganized and difficult to visit. The first floor included a large exhibit on the Spanish galleon San Diego, which sunk in 1600 during a battle with the Dutch. Recovered in 1992, artifacts from the ...
... hand of the parent/elder..raise it to their head..bring it back down again and then kiss it..as a sign of respect. It was really nice to see, and made me think about the levels of respect I show my family at home. You can clearly see the respect that the children have for their elders and the culture in which they are raised in.. whereas, sadly, I think this is something back home that is severely lacking.
It was a very interesting country and their was ...
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