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Manila is a very big bustling city with clogged roads full of insane drivers, mopeds and tuktuks weaving amongs each other. Generally pavements are either very small, full of holes, crowded with street vendors or are utterly non existant meaning pedestrians must brave the edges of these roads, keeping eyes wide open for vehicles swerving in their direction. I was quite impressed to spend two days around the town without getting hit!
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... upstairs, we all settled in to my bedroom to wait out the storm.
It wasn't more than 10 minutes before we felt water droplets, it took us a few moments to realize where they were coming from, and then it was almost pouring through the ceiling of our bedroom. Almost instantly, it seemed, the window locks gave out and the shuttered windows began slamming and the wind's howling amplified greatly. We all started yelling various things, grabbed ...
... br> On the tarmac they were handing out umbrellas, which I thought were gifts, but they were only to cover yourself from the sun. They collect them back before entering the airport building.
I had arrived at the domestic terminal and needed to transfer to the international terminal. Even though I could see the connecting doorway that was only for staff. I had to exit out thru the normal ...
... a couple of drinks and a beautiful Thai meal in the sunshine,
while watching children chasing around the grounds in a huge Easter
egg hunt, we headed back to our hotel. Tom was the happiest man alive
when he discovered that the football was on and he got to watch his
boys play for the first time since we'd left the UK. I was less happy
about the huge cockroach that also decided to come and watch.
... scene, there certainly was a lot of people viewing the scene. The Fire fighting personnel were going in and out wearing breathing apparatus, and water was being pumped in, there was a lot of grey smoke rising from the building, but no flames. I chatted with some Filipinos, who was that there were some people trapped in the elevator and in the basement.
The fire had apparently started in the ceiling of ...