Travel Blogs from Angeles
headed out early to get to the airport for our 9am flight to Clark,
Angeles. Of course, things are never simple and although usually our
tickets aren't even glanced at this time we were turned away at the
security gate for not having any printed. Instead we had to go back
We traveled back to Angeles for our last three nights in the Philippines :-(
We ate a lot, and we drank a lot!!!
One night we drank so much that the next day we couldn't get out of bed until 4pm - what are you doing to us Baz!! The nightlife is just so good, we had such a fun time!!
Anyways not too much to say, but a lot of hilarious drunken photos.
Next stop Hong Kong baby!!!
... but as for the other two, I think Thursday was the first and last time we will share a table. On Friday, my dad took me, Kirsten, Kyle and Kelsey into the mountain range about 15 minutes from Angeles to see the gorgeous scenery and Aeta villages - the Aeta are the indigenous people of this region who live in the mountains. We mostly drove through, getting out once in a while to buy fruit or take pictures. However the roads are dirt, and since it's rainy season here, ...
... dust, and it injected enough sulfur into the stratosphere that it actually cooled the earth (it actually prompted scientists to consider intentional sulfur injections as a way to prevent global warming). It's inactive now and at the top is a crater lake that you can swim in, should be cool. Anyways I'm uploading some random pictures I've taken so far. Everything's going great and I'm excited for the rest of my time ...
... they are all true.
The airport is a few miles out of the centre so the taxis have a bit of a monopoly which means silly prices. No thanks, we marched a good mile out of the airport into the suburbs until we hit a jeepney route and paid 10p to get roughly into the right area then another jeepney to our 'hotel'. To use one word; the place was seedy! The sign over ...