Virginia thought that it would be a good idea to spend our last two days in Manila in a nicer hotel. She paid for two nights at the Palm Plaza, which set us up with a huge bed, cable TV, a shower with hot water, and laundry services. We spent our time wandering around the enormous malls, handicraft shopping, and trying the restaurants. Within Manila, there are probably about 20 to 30 malls, all larger than the ones we get back in the states. The Araneta ...
Around the World in 90 Days
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When I left off last time, Virginia and I were trying to decide what to do with the rest of our time. With only two days until we had to return to Manila, we wanted to fit in some waterfalls, caves, jungle hikes, some more beaches, ruins, and volcanoes. Turns out that nothing is really that reliable here. Things like buses and boats don't have schedules, so you just have to ask around to find out what time the next one will be leaving. ...