Philippines May 13th 2008 My trip to the Philippines was an eyeopening experience.
I was in Tacloban for three weeks, working as a volunteer. I did everything from painting houses, to feeding and playing with kids. Being a teacher for a 4th grade school class, and telling them all about Norway, was probably the most fun.
The Filipino people are extremely friendly. I stayed in a community called Bliss ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Leyte » Tacloban 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