Monthly Archives: September 2011

Philippine Road Trip – Day 5

We arrived in Surigao last night. I thought, finally we’re in Mindanao.But John did not want to sleep there. So we decided to proceed to Butuan City and stayed at Almont Inland Hotel. It’s our 2nd stay there and we … Continue reading

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Philippine Road Trip – Day 4

I woke up in an unfamiliar bed. For a moment there, I forgot that we were in Tacloban City. Yes, we’re still travelling. 🙂 You notice the smiley after the word travel? lol  I just don’t smile but grin when … Continue reading

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Philippine Road Trip – Day 3

It had been a gruelling 2 days. But waking up from a deep slumber was both relaxing and refreshing. Today, starts a new episode. Another adventure to the unknown. 🙂 Of which I was excitedly looking forward to.We started our … Continue reading

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Philippine Road Trip – Day 2

I felt better after a good night’s sleep. Thanks to Star Garden Tower Hotel. 🙂 John and I ate at McDonald’s because that’s the only breakfast place available early in the morning. We decided to start early since we still … Continue reading

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Philippine Road Trip – Day 1

July 2010: We arrived at NAIA around 8:30am. By 9:30 am, we were already in Nissan to pick up the new van we bought. It’s been sitting there for almost a month but we wanted to pick it up in … Continue reading

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Things To Do In Davao

Davao City is only 1.5hrs from Manila by plane. Both Cebu Pacific or Philippine Airlines have several trips each day, either from Manila or Cebu. If you want an adventure, you can also do a land trip from Manila to … Continue reading

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I love Davao!

Davao City is famous for its peace and order situation. 🙂 That’s the main reason why people want to live here. Plus of course, we don’t get hit by typhoons. Other than those, we have an abundant supply of seafoods ; shrimps, … Continue reading

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Ta Phrom

Another magical experience I had was a visit to Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap, Cambodia last month.  It is difficult to express it with words but I will do the best I can to describe how it was for me. … Continue reading

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Camiguin – Part 2

While John and I were in Camiguin , my sister Daisy kept on texting how it was. So I told her that the island is so beautiful. (Please read part 1 of my Camiguin story here – https://leawalkerblog.com/2011/09/08/camiguin-another-magical-island-in-mindanao/ So they … Continue reading

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Camiguin…Another magical Island in Mindanao

Most people are scared to come to Mindanao because of how it is depicted on the news. I remember the first time John came to the Philippines, the woman beside him on the plane, told him not to go to … Continue reading

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