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Apr 7, 2008 - With The Bear in Zambales

A few points before we begin. First, I'm not even pretending that this is some sort of "real time" blog. I'm backdating entries to the date they happened. Second, for the first time I will use pen and paper to write almost all of the entries in this blog. Only later will I type them up, as originally scripted, and post them. That's right, I'm going old-school. Expect some grammatical errors. Third, I often won't write more than a sentence or two and will just post photos (as well as the odd video taken on my new hi-tech, secret-agent-style...

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Dec 15, 2006 - Subic Bay

After Tagaytay, we made our way to Subic Bay. In 1992, the US Navy left Subic Bay...it has since become a free port. We stayed at the beautiful Legenda Suites located on the bay. Each evening they would close off a portion of the street along the bay and have live music and vendors set up. We also went to the Zoobic Safari and fed the tigers and crocodillo's.

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Jan 30, 2006 - We're in the Philippines!!

Day 1 - Arriving in the Philippines Well we're in the Philippines and Manila is one different city. We arrived to a warm 26ÂșC at 11am this morning. Our first adventure was getting from the airport to our hotel (City State Tower). The driving in Manila is something else. Everyone just goes - it's a whole other league compared to Korea or even China. It seems that a popular form of public transport here is the jeepeny. They are long jeeps completely covered in art work - most about god. All jeepney drivers seem to be catholic with many...

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Sep 25, 2005 - Olongapo..Philippines

Subic Bay was once the bustling headquarters of the US Naval Operations in the PI and is now handed over to the local gove for development. Now here re shopping centers, hotels, a freeport zone and other attractions on beutiful by front property. The whole port is surrounded by beautiful mts and jungle on the shores of the South China Sea. I can just about imgine the port full of Naval ships coming and going during the encounter with the Japanese who tried to take over the PI. Olongapo itself is like a busy ant hill with 1000's of workers...

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Sep 25, 2005 - Olongapo..Philippines

Subic Bay was once the bustling headquarters of the US Naval Operations in the PI and is now handed over to the local gove for development. Now here re shopping centers, hotels, a freeport zone and other attractions on beutiful by front property. The whole port is surrounded by beautiful mts and jungle on the shores of the South China Sea. I can just about imgine the port full of Naval ships coming and going during the encounter with the Japanese who tried to take over the PI. Olongapo itself is like a busy ant hill with 1000's of workers...

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