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Day 363: Philippines: results

Philippines happened to be my TOP3 Most expensive and least favourite countries for the last couple of years. There are 2 sides of Philippines. Puerto Princessa Underground river, Vigan or Tassier Sanctuary were great places, Resorts were comfy and stylish, […]

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Day 362: Checking main attractions

Today i decided to give the last chance to Manila and explored some of the main attractions. Main sights here are old colonial Spanish district Intramuros, Old fort, park, main cathedral and UNESCO Heritage Church. Some of the places were […]

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Day 361: Movies and streets

After yesterday’s Manila exploration (check previous post if you have missed it) i decided that i don’t want anything like this anymore. So I made my day as easy as possible: called a taxi,  went to the mall,  watched Star […]

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Day 360: Heaven and hell in Manila

Today i decided to check couple of modern areas of Manila. Actually, Manila is not like every other city as historically it consist of many cities, which were joined together. The city is super busy and very different. Some areas […]

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Day 359: Manila from the top

Hello, Manila! ✌ My last place to explore in Philippines! First day in Manila went pretty smooth, but i haven’t explored much as my best view was at the place where i stay. For my stay in Manila i choose I’M HOTEL […]

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Day 358: Road to Manila

One more shot of a beautiful church from Vigan and I’m leaving it to spend next few days in Manila. Apart from 11-hours long bus ride, not much to talk about today. When i arrived to Manila,  i was happy to […]

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Day 357: UNESCO Baroque Church

I’m a big lover of cultural sights and UNESCO World Heritage list is a great guideline of interesting places to see. I couldn’t say that all of them are equally interesting, but each time i visit a country, i check […]

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Day 356: Vigan

Vigan is located at Luzon island around 350km away from Manila. This area is very different from what i saw before: lot’s of little villages with obligatory church and big Christmas decorations, which were pretty cool when i saw them […]

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Day 354: Observations about Philippines

After 2 weeks in Philippines i decided to share some random observations about it: – Almost everyone here speaks English – Filipinos usually are very nice to foreigners – Tourism is relatively young in Philippines and they have difficulties now […]

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Day 353: Puerto Princessa Underground river

Day to explore Natural World Wonder! Puerto Princessa Underground river is the largest place of this kind on Earth and inscribed as UNESCO Site and one of 7 Natural World Wonders. Visiting it is a adventure and thought it’s quite […]

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