After spending a couple of days in Makati, it's still overcrowded and noisy, but we are starting to adjust. We switched from the impression of the absolute mess to the well-ordered mess. There are a lot of us here coming from a variety of backgrounds, really many of us, but there is nobody being … [Read more...] about Makati City day to day
One of the best things of Manila which is quickly tangible, is that we want to leave as often as possible. 115 km south-west from Manila, two-and-half-hour drive – depending on the traffic - in the Calatagan peninsula, we find the Lago de Oro. One word perfectly describes this place: … [Read more...] about After two-and-half-hour drive, Lago de Oro is a perfect place to take a break
If you are planning a trip in Manila it is better not to have any expectations, they will be greatly exceeded, in one sense or another, because Manila cannot easily be guessed. A city where it is absolutely impossible to take full measure. One of those cities that we can only appreciate if we live … [Read more...] about Welcome to Manila!
Teodul will be moving soon for a destination with more than 7,100 islands - of which only 2,000 are inhabited! What’s it like the Philippines in nutshell? The Philippines is famous for lots of islands, beautiful beaches and hospitable and warm people. The Philippines is one of the world’s … [Read more...] about It’s More Fun in the Philippines
We cannot predict the weather a week in advance, how can we do it 100 years in advance? The weather is thus chaotic and unpredictable, climate isn't. A key difference between climatologists and meteorologists relates to time horizons. Meteorologists focus more on short-term weather conditions while … [Read more...] about And the hummingbird replied, “I know it, but I’m doing my part.”