Anito Sta. Mesa Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manila
... no idea what's going on outside (in other words, whether you are about to get hit by a tree branch). We spent a good part of our day in top of the bus, making our way back to Puerto Princessa. From there, we flew back to Manila. Our plan was to stay the night, and head out the next day. Unfortunately, I got really sick and we had to stay another night. I spent the day in bed and I have to idea what Richard ended up doing. He brought me soup, but ...
... trees which was fun to watch. The lights are everywhere, every tree, garden and house with my favorite being all the palm trees which have white lights dripping from them.
It's fun hanging out with a younger crowd and I was delighted when I was presented with a muffin cake which has a candle on top and they all sang Happy Birthday to me which was lovely and very kind of them. The cake was delicious and after a bite I passed it round the table ...
... education was finished - where they were fully 'Americanized' - then they were sent back to the Philippines and put in (rewarded) positions of rank and power. The message became clear - if you wanted to climb the ladder, give up your Philippine culture and become American.
Independence was promised many times and slowly, over time the Philippine people have gained autonomy. World War II and the Japanese occupation stalled ...
... It was wonderful to tell the Cosalan’s about Friends of ENCA Farm’s involvement in the Posner Center and begin to discuss the service based travel program for 2015. We also were able to prioritize up-coming projects at ENCA Farm and how to properly disperse the funds raised through Friends of ENCA. I was happy to help them identify the top priority of investing in the farming aspect of ENCA first. There are plans ...
... ll go with that! I say this since I’ve since been in the houses of family members who live in what we would consider large shacks with the most primitive of electricity and plumbing, to those who have cable TV, internet, and multiple staff members employed to help run the house.
The easiest way to talk about my trip is, of course, by the chronological itinerary. I left wrapped up my contract at Poly on Friday, August 30 and by Sunday, September 1st, I was off on ...
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