Cle Dor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Manila
... an exercise of patience; we got stonewalled in some sketchy little towns cause the ferries apparently did not run the days we thought they did, or the times either. All you can do is relax and have a beer or 10 (buck a beer). Have not seen a cock fight yet, maybe Vietnam. There were a couple of places with nothing to do, so we drank and walked around malls, not too bad I guess.. Off to Malaysia tomorrow
Thinking of everyone at home
... Just up a ladder was a loft with room for two single beds with lots of extra room for our stuff. We were steps away from the beach in station 2. The main beach is divided into 3 stations; station 2 being right smack in the middle of all the action. Our fist day here was the last day of the Easter holiday. This is usually the busiest time of yr. The night life was pretty bumping; many singers at restaurants/bars, fire dancers, clubs on the beach and lights & music everywhere. Many of ...
... full-time, and do freelance work part time. They, too, have been a part of the relief work in the same area where I was.
In the True Manila tour, you are taken to the heart and soul of Manila's poor. This organised tour and its volunteers are well known in these areas and the residents are always delighted of their visit. It essentially is comprised of providing food (usually bread) to individuals. While doing ...
... is another first for me, so I'm a bit nervous as he does it. I have to put complete trust and faith in the barber in what he is doing. I find this extremely hard to do for people. I wonder if he knows how much power he has at that instant over someone's safety.
After we check out of the hotel we head to Baclaran market. You can buy almost anything you want at this market. I leave my cell in the vehicle when we ...
... its sunsets and stretch of coconut trees. Originally called Cavite Boulevard, it was renamed Dewey Boulevard in honor of the American Admiral George Dewey, who under his command defeated the Spanish navy in the Battle of Manila Bay in 1898. The boulevard was again renamed to "Heiwa Boulevard" in late 1941 during Japanese Home Rule and Roxas Boulevard in the 1960s to honor President Manuel Roxas, ...
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