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April 12th 2008
Published: May 29th 2008
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I can think of worse places to spend a few hours than Hong Kong's airport. Although it opened ten years ago - replacing the infamous Kai Tak Airport with its hair-raising approach and relatively frequent instances of planes taking a dip in Victoria Harbour after overshooting the runway - it looks barely a day old and is an extremely impressive structure. Unfortunately, our flight is at half past m... Read Full Entry

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After a hard morning's diving...After a hard morning's diving...
After a hard morning's diving...

Lunch, hammock, book, beer. Someone's got to do it...

Home to 101 amusing signs...
Pasties on Leyte?Pasties on Leyte?
Pasties on Leyte?

Top shelf of the main cabinet. I could swear those are pasties!
Coral church, MalitbogCoral church, Malitbog
Coral church, Malitbog

Constructed from blocks of coral, like many local churches.
The Philippines' national symbolThe Philippines' national symbol
The Philippines' national symbol

The jeepney, a bizarrely elongated vehicle based on the US Army Jeep. They ply routes everywhere up and down the country.
Proud abuelita!Proud abuelita!
Proud abuelita!

Several christenings had just taken place as we walked past the church. This little one is called Ephraim.

29th May 2008

Such life...
Dive. Sea. Beer. Book. Lounge. Pure bliss indeed. What a great blog. Wonderful pictures, too. And yes, the Philippines is a bit far from the SEAsian trail but it does offer some surprises. And there are more islands, seas, beaches to discover.
29th August 2008

Yes, nice blog indeed. I'm glad you also borrowed some photos from your new friends. Nicely done.
14th January 2013

Will repost
If you don't mind, I'd like to repost this on my FB page (Lifeisacelebration) for my blogger friends here to read. I don't dive, but they do. Even I am amazed by all those underwater creatures-- so colorful, so lovely!

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