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1/6..so we were really slack and didn't plan or book anything before hand, hence a day spent booking flights etc for our next few weeks. We thought it would be easy but a lot of flights only go on certain days..so after a frustrating few hours we were finally done at 5! Ventured to the supermarket to get some food, which consisted of ...
... and have built ginormous mausoleums which house the bodies in tombs. After half an hour here our taxi driver dropped us off in Chinatown where we ate Chinese and took pictures of the round lanterns. With not much time left we got a taxi back to the hostel, packed our things and headed to the Bus terminal.. Although this was actually a shack packed full of people waiting to get on 1 of the 3 buses departing for Banaue. Today's Budget - ...
... market not too far from town. That was a perfect plan we;d have time to do that and then get to the bus terminal to get our overnight bus ticket to Banaue. That didn't happen. Instead, we waiting for a cab. For 4 hours. Yup. Instead of taking the white private cabs, we opted to take a public cab, which would cost us more less than half the price. But it came at a loss. A loss of time. At 7, we finally got into our cab, and by now, with our ...
... may be more expensive than I would like. I was correct on both counts and left immediately after a second pricey seeming beer, despite some very ominous looking grey clouds filling the skies.
The poverty was immediately obvious as some very young naked children frolicked in a nearby fountain and there was desperation in the pleas for custom from the guys riding push bikes with covered sections for passengers. I ignored this as far as I could and made my way ...
... around half the contents across the floor in front of everyone. Thank god I left the giant black dildo at home (Mum, I'm joking, really). I don't really want to talk about the security check. I asked and got an aisle seat. I was in a row of four seats with an elderly indian lady dressed in traditional clothes sitting at the other end. I was lucky, nobody sitting in between. The plane took off and a few moments later the seat belt sign went off with a ding. Then ...
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