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Dec 12, 2011 - Batangas Impressions

From December 11-17 time was spent with my dad in Batangas, Philippines. I won't go into detail about daily activities but will pass on my general impressions. Most days, this time of year, were unbearably hot and humid. The air in general was very still. The only breeze came just before it rained. It was hard for me to stay cool without at least one fan going in the house even during the night. Dad seems to have acclimatized to the heat.  The people in the village are very friendly and curious about us seemingly one of the few tourists in...

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Dec 11, 2011 - Bus to Batangus

We rested well into the morning and barely made it down to the buffet breakfast before everything was picked over. The staff noticed and asked us what we wanted. It was made fresh and hot for us. Now that is service we didn't expect. Wow! At check out we a ranged to leave our backpacks for a few hours so we cold walk around this area of Manila before catching the bus to Batangas Ciy. Like Asia, the streets are narrow, crowded with people,and different types of transport. It is an overcast day or is it mostly smog? Al and I found our way...

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