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Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby Athena » Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:11 am

Does anyone have suggestions for enjoying a couple of days around Metro Manila? Sights to see or outfitters for a day trip of relaxed mountain biking perhaps? A restaurant not to be missed?

Any tips are appreciated. Tips on what to avoid are welcome as well.
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby coldharvest » Tue Jul 24, 2012 1:12 pm

Athena wrote:Does anyone have suggestions for enjoying a couple of days around Metro Manila? Sights to see or outfitters for a day trip of relaxed mountain biking perhaps? A restaurant not to be missed?

Any tips are appreciated. Tips on what to avoid are welcome as well.

Try the sisig when you are there, I really enjoyed it
Harbour Square nest to the ASEAN Garden had a bunch of places to eat that looked good
leave Manila as soon as possible, that's my best tip

there was a place in the Red Light area that had midget boxing...if that's any help
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby Ultra Swain » Tue Jul 24, 2012 4:24 pm

coldharvest wrote:
Athena wrote:Does anyone have suggestions for enjoying a couple of days around Metro Manila? Sights to see or outfitters for a day trip of relaxed mountain biking perhaps? A restaurant not to be missed?

Any tips are appreciated. Tips on what to avoid are welcome as well.

Try the sisig when you are there, I really enjoyed it
Harbour Square nest to the ASEAN Garden had a bunch of places to eat that looked good
leave Manila as soon as possible, that's my best tip

there was a place in the Red Light area that had midget boxing...if that's any help


If you are close to the airport, you can always hop on a plane and go someplace else.
Geez,am I NOT ALLOWED TO BE INTENSE FOR JUST 10 FUCKING SECONDS??!!!!!!!
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby coldharvest » Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:26 pm

Ultra Swain wrote:If you are close to the airport, you can always hop on a plane and go someplace else.

curb stomp that bitch
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby Ultra Swain » Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:32 pm

coldharvest wrote:curb stomp that bitch, shur


fixed that for ya.
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby ReptilianKittenEater » Wed Jul 25, 2012 2:27 am

You could try getting up to those rice terraces to the north (Banaue?).
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby vagabond » Sat Jul 28, 2012 2:57 am

ReptilianKittenEater wrote:You could try getting up to those rice terraces to the north (Banaue?).


Those look awesome though I wonder how they compare on the ground vs the aerial photos.

The Chocolate Hills look cool too but doubt could be done in a weekend:

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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby Athena » Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:31 am

http://www.boatinternational.com/2012/0 ... -in-china/
This beauty is in the harbour, and a sight to see.

I tried ordering sigsigi and failed somehow. I will try again. Seems that Manila is great as a hub, and it is very comfortable and familiar feeling for that purpose.

Thanks for the tips!
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Postby JITW » Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:31 pm

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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby Athena » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:15 pm

My fella took the job so now I have 24 months in Manila. So next I find cool things to do on weekends from Manila and look for work.

BTW, at first blush Manila is as you all described. I will, however, seek out and find its charm and beauty. It's got to be there, right?
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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby coldharvest » Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:47 pm

Athena wrote: I will, however, seek out and find its charm and beauty. It's got to be there, right?

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Re: Weekend in Manila - Any tips?

Postby stealth1 » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:59 am

Wear a condom....all sorts of nasty strains out thataway.
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