Tag Archives: Manila

Where we were and what we observed in the Philippines

In addition to daily blog entries, I thought I’d throw out a series of observations that I made while in the Philippines, just in case anyone is interested.  To kick that off, I want to cover where were and give … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: John’s First Day in the Big City

We all got up fairly early for our first day in the big city.  I had stayed up far too late the night before, but it didn’t matter.  We were ready to rock.  We started the day by calling Uncle … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: The Blocks Return to Manila

We’d gotten in fairly late the night before to the InterContinental Hotel in Manila – well, late by John’s standards anyway.  This is the same hotel at which we’d stayed prior to traveling north to get John.  I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: John’s First Plane Ride

After church on Sunday in Dingras, we dropped the bulk of our full van off at Shekinah Home, and headed for the airport.  Our flight was at 7:35PM, and we left Shekinah for the hour-long trip at about 5PM.  We … Continue reading

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How God provided for our travel to the Philippines

It has been almost 48 hours since we left our home to head to Manila. Tomorrow, we visit Chosen Children (a ministry to children in Manila who will likely never be adopted), and then take an overnight bus to Ilocos … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: Safely Arrived in Manila

Our flight from Hong Kong to Manila touched down about 9PM. We were praying that we would actually get our luggage and that everything we packed would still be there. We found the baggage claim easily, and our bags were … Continue reading

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