Getting around in the Philippines

Getting around the Philippines can be fun, a lot of fun.  You’ll see plenty of two, three and four wheeled vehicles everywhere.  Some of my favorites were the Jeepneys.  The Jeepneys are used to carry everything from produce, see the banana load below, to people to pigs.  The owners take great pride in the outer appearance…

A Quick Trip to the Philippines

We had two days off last week so I packed up my dive gear and headed south to the Philippines.  We made a quick connection in Hong Kong and were in Manila by 11AM the same morning.  Even going through HK it’s a very quick trip from Taipei.  After arriving in Manila we met our…