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May 7, 2014
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Fingers Crossed!

I arrived to Manila international airport and was greeted by a line a mile long. Literally, it was out the door. As in India, all the airports in the Philippines make you put your bags through a screening machine before you enter the building. After waiting 20 minutes, I got inside and had to find […]

OH, the Philippines!
May 5, 2014
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OH, the Philippines!

Ok so now that I’ve documented all the good things about the Philippines I just need to vent because I’ve been having a really hard time here since I arrived two weeks ago and I’ve about had it! For starters the infrastructure is very poor here and not tourist friendly so it’s really hard to […]

Busy Boracay
May 5, 2014
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Busy Boracay

Boracay is the equivalent to Vegas! Tons of people, parties 24/7 and souvenir shops as far as the eye could see. Take me back to Gili Meno!! Still happy to say I’ve been there but it was a first and last!

Panglao
May 5, 2014
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Panglao

My hotel in Bohol was situated on a little island that one could get to by bridge called Panglao. On day two I had a scuba diving trip planned. Everyone I’ve talked to said that diving in the Philippines was probably one of the best places in the world to do it and just an […]

Bohol
May 5, 2014
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Bohol

Bohol looked like the Philippines that I imagined in my dreams. Small villages, windy roads, palm trees and greenery all surrounded by ocean. This part of the Philippines I noticed was more holy than the other parts and at times I felt like I was in little old Carey, Ohio. Everyone asked what religion I […]

“Wing’in It”
May 5, 2014
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“Wing’in It”

From Coron I was traveling south to the island of Bohol. I was a little nervous about coming here, because this was where the earthquake was last October which inevitably caused typhoon Haiyan, about 8 hours south. The trip was going to be a long one because I had to fly and then take a […]