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Travel Blogs from Manila
... learn a lot about each others toilet habits. It's not in the least bit sexy but somehow (after spending so much time together and eventually running out of genuinely interesting things to say) it becomes a hot topic of conversation. The enquiry "good poo?" has been uttered more than once on this trip. When we got to the ninth floor of the hostel building (we took the lift, obviously) there was one more and we had arrived. We were shown to our room and as the place looked like ...
I m really not sure how I ll reflect on my time in Manila later in life, perhaps not at all but it was strange and threatened to be dark for a period...
I arrived at about 2pm in pretty good spirits after my numerous near misses since leaving Australia. I decided to leave my bags at the airport and head into town for an explore before returning to the airport for my 6.45am flight the following morning to Tokyo. What could go wrong? Well, predictably, ...
... enough to not hit anyone, but the car stopped just as the bicyclist was thrown in the air from his collision. Both drivers were really shaken up, but no serious injuries. We asked if both were OK, they said yes, and we flagged down a traffic cop working in a nearby intersection to check on them.
I don’t know what it is, but I’m fascinated by the world of taxis! I think it’s because being from Buffalo ...
... home. The house was constructed next to two other relatives houses on the property. We were greeted by a dozen of his aunts, uncles and cousins which had a traditional Filipino feast all prepared for us. Later, after a four hour nap we hopped aboard the back of a jeepney and headed for dinner downtown at a local restaurant. After eating with sixteen of his local relatives a couple of his cousins took us to a local hot springs resort for a couple of drinks before we called it a ...
... at 4.30am downtown Manila is not the nicest place in the world especially for 2 whiteys with big backpacks that stick out like a sore thumb. We walked around asking a few people and although everyone talks good English understanding our pronunciation was proving difficult for most. It turned out we was at the wrong bus station and would have to go to another one for a bus to Daet. So it was back in a cab and hopefully this time ...
Other places to stay in Manila
Malate, Manila | Hotelfrom $60
Malate, Manila | Hotelfrom $23
504 Bustos Street Sta. Cruz, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $24
312 Santolan Rd. corner J. Abad Santos, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $39
6th Floor Good Earth Building, Manila | 3 star hotelfrom $33