Philippines II: Mt. Mayon Volcano April 24th 2009 UP AGAIN!
We had arranged for guidance up Mt. Mayon volcano and transportation back and forth for P600 each for 5 people. This didn't include food, so we went grocery shopping before we went to bed the night before. We slept a bit but had to wake up at 4:30AM and out the door at 5:00AM. We started the trail at the end of the local golf course as the sun was rising in the distance. It see ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Legaspi The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
In the Spring of 2009 I will be studying abroad at the National University of Singapore. I will be there from early January until mid May. I hope to stay in touch with my friends and family and keep them updated on my latest adventures. I've also found out how helpful reading blogs can be for making travel plans so I'll try to put in some details from the trip. If anyone needs more info, just sent me a message and I'll be glad to help. ... full info