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Travel Blogs from Manila
... He went and searched and searched his belongings. Finally found it as the woman giving him the receipt had inserted it with other papers and it was hidden.
Then on the bus that took us to the airport, Earl left his fanny pack on the bus....fortunately, in the dark, the driver spotted it and came running getting it to Earl...that would have really problematic if that was left behind.
Also, we're discovering ...
... I believe it is often voted as one of the worst airports in the world and I can see why. It's huge, signage is minimal and facilities are basic. However, it does provide free wifi so it gains a few points for that. The flight from Manila to Puerto Princesa was over an hour late - there really is nothing to do at Manila airport. Still, at least the flight wasn't cancelled like some of the others at the terminal. I had feared I would have to spend the night in ...
... Glee”! On the topic of signing, I was in a European Gastropub called Draft on Saturday night (Brett would love this place!), and “Hit Me Baby One More Time”, by Brittany Spears came over the speakers and everyone started singing! I have to admit that I joined in on that one. That song is awesome!
My weekend closed out to be uneventful…I walked the mall, had lunch at a couple of ...
... been six hundred and something...
We found the road, and then the hostel, without any further trouble, and went for a long overdue shower and nap. Luckily, the shared bathrooms were vacant (we'd found accommodation in Manila considerably more expensive than other parts of Asia, and downgraded accordingly). We chatted to a couple of guys in the communal area while Juventus took on Benfica on the TV, then went in search of food. We found the Robinson's Place ...
... but it was refreshing to swim in cold fresh water. We had really hot weather in El Nido and all got a bit toasted from the sun. After the waterfall we ended up going back to Nacpan beach to enjoy its beauty one more time. We walked to one end of the beach passing a village. There are many bamboo huts lined up close together and lots of childern walking around. My dad ended up joining some kids catching crabs and started racing them down the beach. I love watching my dad interact ...
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