Overnight buses are the order of the day when getting from Manila to Banaue. 9 hours of twisting roads up the mountain until we are apparently 5000ft above sea level. At least the view through the window was interesting! We arrived in Banaue at 7am and paid the 20 pesos environmental fee then set out looking for our accommodation. After reading a recommendation we decided to stay at Randy's Brookeside Inn about 3 mins walk from the bus stop and about a minutes w...
On the road again
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Arriving in Manila after dark turned out pretty well. The city is so much prettier at night! After being ripped off by the airport taxi (always expected) we arrived at Pink Manila Hostel and dropped straight into bed seeing as it was 1am and was 18 hours since leaving the UK! Sleeping with 16 of us in a room and sharing 1 bathroom it can be a little difficult to get enough sleep! So waking early, we decided to head out into Manila to do some sightseeing. It would...