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Philippines Observation 4: The roads, vehicles and general driving conditions

Part 4 of an eight part series on observations of the Philippines.  View the index of all eight entries. One of the most immediately obvious differences between the Philippines and the US was the driving.  The roads, the vehicles, and … Continue reading

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Philippines Observation 3: The People

Part 3 of an eight part series on observations of the Philippines.  View the index of all eight entries. The people were the best part of the Philippines, by far.  Almost every person I met there was friendly and coureous, … Continue reading

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Philippines Observation 2: The weather

Part 2 of an eight part series on observations of the Philippines.  View the index of all eight entries. If you’ve read any of my blog entries about our trip at all, you know I wasn’t a fan of the … Continue reading

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Philippines Observation 1: The socioeconomic conditions of the country

Part 1 of an eight part series on observations of the Philippines.  View the index of all eight entries. I have to admit that prior to our consideration to adopt from the Philippines, I neither thought much nor knew alot … Continue reading

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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: Our Last Day in Manila

October 9th was dominated by one theme: preparing to return home.  We ate our classic breakfast buffet at the hotel, then headed over to the mall for sovenier shopping.  After being exposed to such great stores at the “new” mall … Continue reading

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Philippine Travel Log: Death by Pink Laptop and Windows Vista

Before hitting the sack on Saturday, 9/27 (after arriving in Manila), I of course pulled all manner of electronic equipment out of my bag, and began setting up my command center in the room – as is my custom. Faith … Continue reading

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