Philippines

Day 7 : End of journey at Honday Bay

Day 7 : End of journey at Honday Bay

Philippines
Day :Island Hopping  at Honda Bay for beaching and snorkeling activity Nothing much different with island in Malaysia but the most important I”m really enjoy the snorkeling with my friends . We went to Pambato West Coral Reef, Snake Island and Isla Pandan Island . Pemabato West Coral Reef actually in the minddle of see and have small hut make by bamboo. People will stop Honda Bay also famous for diving activity , i wish one i will come again for diving Safely arrive to Shah Alam at 3am from Manila. thanks to someone who wake me up while waiting my flight bcoz they change ‘the gate’ and flight is delay for 30 minute if not I will miss the flight. Before that i buy 2 books, the tagalog-english dictionary and conversational filipino in case in the future i will coming back
Day 6: Underground River

Day 6: Underground River

Philippines
Day 6 : Visit Iwahig Prison and  Underground River  then dinner at  Puerto Princesco city We wake up early going to Nara and then take our things  then strayight to Iwahig Prison .I’m very suprise to see the prison that everyone can go in and out and the wife and also girlfriends also can stay for a nite during weekend. Then we buy pack ‘brunch’ at Baker’s Hill and then we goin stright to Underground River. The Underground River is measured to be 8.2 km long. It is easily navigable up to 4.3km and is reputed to be the longest Underground River in ther world . That why his place has become a Natural World Heritage Site. The Underground River is new experience for me and very interesting to see stalagmite and stalactite that form into many formation and also has nomi
Day 5: Volunteer activity at Mainit Falls and Mt Maruyong Resort

Day 5: Volunteer activity at Mainit Falls and Mt Maruyong Resort

Philippines
5th day : Post program activity then going to Mainit Falls for Hot Spring but not so hot hahhaha and Mt Maruyong Resort For post program activitiy that lead by Faith (Pangkat Sulo the 2010 Philippine Contingent 37 th SSEAYP) , I’m and Ino need to fix the fan and light but the problem we dont have chance to see the light and fan function or not because on that time dont have electrict.. I wish i can see the light and the fan are functioning. Just pray for GOD, Amin Then after lunch at tribe house we going to Mainit Falls and also they have Hot Spring there. But the hot spring is not so hot  we spent arount 1 hour then we move to Mt Maruyong Resort to countinue swimming . We have stay for a night because to going back to Nara is very far and Faith very tired. So have post mortem abo
Day 4: Palawan, Here I Come

Day 4: Palawan, Here I Come

Philippines
This trip actually organize by my Filipino friends . we have some volunteer activity (PPA) then the rest is vacation plus adventure trip. Why i call adventure trip because most of time we travel from one place to another place by van. The distance also very far and it takes long hours to reach. The journey start in the morning  where i take flight from Manila to Palawan. Welcoming lunch by Mummy Becky at Badjao Seafront Restaurant . While waiting Bas also friends from Philippine too , I with other friends going to souvenier shop. I dont buy a lot coz worried about my luggage over the limit .so i just buy the t-shirt only. Then we going  Nara the orphanage house that we will stay for a night. Before that we have dinner at Baker’s Hill . Versi Bahasa Malaysia: Perjal
Day 3 : Binondo and Quiapo

Day 3 : Binondo and Quiapo

Philippines
On 3rd day we going to Binondo  and Quiapo , actually the QUIAPO is best known for the Quiapo Church, the official “residence” of the Black Nazarene. Around the Church, one finds many hawkers selling religious articles side by side vendors selling “anting-anting” (charms, herbs, amulets, voodoo items) . I and Marielle are try to check our luck by Fortune Taller. She the most popular Fortune Taller is here. Anyway the are a lot of cheap souvenier you can  bagain here. Then from Quiapo , I went to Binondo to see the China Town . Binondo is an enclave in Manila primarily populated by ethnic Chinese living in the Philippines. Chinatown, Manila(Binondo) is the oldest Chinatown in the world, established in 1594. Mostly the building have Chinese character on their signage. Vers
Day 2 : Makati City

Day 2 : Makati City

Philippines
Now i feel more close to people because touring by bus , mrt , lrt and Jeepney. I went to  People Power Monument is the place of The People Power Movement (aka EDSA Revolution) deposed then President Ferdinand Marcos in a peaceful protest against the results of the 1986 snap elections. Citizens from across Manila showed their solidarity by blocking tanks and soldiers with their presence and prayers. President Corazon Aquino was installed into power in this way. Then I continuie my journey  University of the Philippines Diliman. The area of university actually is very big and the buidling is mix with others commercial building .My friends told me that this is prestigious university in Philippine and  the student movement sta...
Manila here I come

Manila here I come

Philippines
I’m start thinking how’s my journey in Manila gonna be bcoz this is my 1st time in Manila and with PY’s ( Participant Youth in SSEAYP 2010) and I said must be different. So i should ready for everything and change mindset because when i’m traveling i try to be simple as i can coz feel like I’m part of them/people something like ‘backpackers’. Then when my friends pick me up at airport , i realize that i’m now in Manila  . We try to find the place like backpackers but then place is not that like I’m aspected  so I and Ben will stay at GoHotel.Com . Intramorus the place that everyone must go expecially who want to know Pinoys vey well hehehe. INTRAMUROS, the old capital of Manila, was built in 1571. It remains a monumental, if ruined, relic of the Spanish period in Philippi