Monthly Archives: August 2012

Mall of Asia

Leaving Borocay was quite an ordeal.  The airport is really small and Cebu Pacific airlines has a lot of fees and restrictions when you check-in.  We all had to get weighed with our carry-on luggage.  Most of us had a … Continue reading

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Bamboo Lobster

I loved the beautiful colors on these lobsters.  I tried to do some research on them, but I couldn’t find much.  I think they are native to The Philippines.

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Sailing

One two of the nice days in Borocay, we took advantage of some of the water activities.  I posted the helmet dive video, but we also got a 15 minute ride on a banana boat shortly before our dive.  I’d … Continue reading

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Helmet Diving

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On one of the few nice days we had on the island, we took full advantage and found a deal for helmet diving. This was something I had been wanting to do for a long time, and I was not disappointed. I enjoyed it so much, that now I’m thinking about getting my scuba license (something I’ve always wanted, but been secretly terrified to do).

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First day in Borocay

The trip to the airport in Manila was pretty uneventful.  There was a huge line outside the airport, and I quickly saw that we had to go through security before even checking in for our flight.  Luckily, it didn’t take … Continue reading

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Intramuros

The ‘Intramuros’ are the old city walls of Manila, and used to be the heart of the government during the Spanish Colonial Period.  The walls were constructed begininng in 1590.  ‘Intramuros’ means “within the walls”.  There was a lot of … Continue reading

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Jeepney Ride

For our only full day in Manila, Lolade and I were really unsure of what to do.  Luckily, it was a bright sunny day, and most of the flooding had subsided so it was the perfect day to explore some … Continue reading

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