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Singapore, Singapore
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Trip Report

Have a quick tour in Manila recently.

Hope this report will help new visitors. :)

http://wp.me/pBrCp-1uE

las vegas
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1. Re: Trip Report

I don't know how you do it mouse,another great TR.I'm dying with envy,wishing and hoping that I can visit the homeland as often as possible.:):)

las vegas
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About the Carlos Celdran tour,I wonder if you can sneak in without paying.it seems like he wouldn't notice with the number of participants.

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Rase,

Technically you can but there are minders from Carlos.

So when you pay the fees, they will give you a sticker for identification. I noticed some visitors stand a bit of distance behind Carlos to hear on what he has to say but they can't see the pictures of what Carlos is showing.

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4. Re: Trip Report

By going upstairs after entering Philippines at the airport, you can hail a white street taxi with a P40 flat fare (not P70) and a lower rate per kilometre compared with an airport taxi.

Makati, Philippines
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I've been waiting for this Mouse haha. Glad you were able to get up early and still make it to the Legazpi Market. I can just imagine how dead tired you were when we left Havana. I'm surprised to see how many people there are in your tour with Carlos Celdran. I've seen earlier videos with just a handful of participants. Looks like he's doing pretty well.

Glad you're safely back in SG and it was great to finally have met you. We're truly honored by your presence :-)

Edited: 08 January 2013, 03:03
alkhobar
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6. Re: Trip Report

enjoyable!

philippines
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7. Re: Trip Report

1,100 per person? and 100 people? Wow, Celdran did well for a walking tour business.

Makati, Philippines
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@al22tec...not too bad for a half day's work huh :D

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Its not advisable for newbies to take the local meter taxi upstairs at the airport, too many things can go wrong. For what the yellow charges, its best to go that way for security etc.

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10. Re: Trip Report

MH, short and sweet. :-)

By the way, from term 1, its usually better or cheaper not to go over the skyway. My last trip into Makati near your hotel was P250 with no skyway toll.