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May 14, 2017 - Back to reality

And here I am,back to the UK, so this is my last journal. I probably don't have to tell you how do I feel. I actually feel confused and a bit down. When I landed today, I left the plane and the whole thing was so surreal. To see 'normal,modern' people, the train,just everything. People were arguing and being inpatient...it wasn't like this in Asia. People are kind,patient and helpful there. I travelled by train...there was no train there. Or it was for a very expensive price. So we used the cheap but very dodgy buses. Sitting on a...

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Aug 4, 2007 - The Philippines- First Impressions

We arrived into Clark Airport, which is 2 hours north of Manila (we found this out just a couple of days before we left, luckily) on Thursday afternoon. We had planned on heading north first so we decided not to go to Manila first and just go north from Clark. I really don't know where we were in relation to the city of Clark (or Angeles it's called) but we found a really good hostel which was brand new for P250 (AU$7.00) and stayed there the night. We were in a really quiet part, near some parks and people were just riding their bikes past...

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May 30, 2005 - Arrived at Clark Field, Sapang Bato, Angeles, Pampanga, Philippines

On May 30, 1945, Daddy's company arrived at Clark Field (now called Clark Freeport Zone) in the neighborhood of Sapang Bato, in the city of Angeles, Pampanga province, Luzon, Philippines. Clark Field was the largest United States Air Force base outside of the continental United States. When Mount Pinatubo erupted in 1991, the base closed.

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