Not even a tropical cyclone or 20 hours on a bus could ruin my weekend! June 26th 2011 It's the end of another busy week and I have been travelling about this weekend. Three weeks in and I still haven't worked out the Jeepney routes they all seem to change depending on how the driver is feeling and if there are floods in the city (which is often). The weather forecast on Tuesday said that there was a tropical cyclone developing to the east of Luzon (large northern island whe ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Ilocos » Vigan 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
I'm about to travel to the Philippines for two months and wanted to use this space as a reminder of my journey and to keep friends and family up-to-date.
Please check each week to see what I've been up to.... full info