SE Asia: Third trip

Monday, 28 July 1997
Trondheim, Norway

This was my first trip to the Philippines, and lasted from 5 to 26 July 1997. I flew on Gulf Air to Manila via Abu Dhabi.

Route: Arrival in Manila on 5 July. Long bus journey (and a ferry) to Allen, Samar island. Jeepney ride to Calbayog. I met two old American missionaries (husband and wife) on the jeepney, and they offered me to stay in their house for the night (which I accepted). Bus and ferry to Cebu City (via Catbalogan and Tacloban). Bus and ferry to Boracay. And finally passenger ship to Manila, and departure on 26 July.


Passing through Catbalogan, Samar island.

Flat tire

Flat tire, on the way to Boracay. My bag can be seen on the ground.

Boat to Boracay

Boat to Boracay, which is the island in the background.

Village in Boracay

Village in Boracay. I was invited into the house for a tuna fish meal.

Forbes Park, Manila

Forbes Park, Manila.

Tondo, Manila

Informal settlements along the river. Tondo area, Manila.

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