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Useless Facts about Southeast Asia

Useless Facts about Southeast Asia

Myanmar: The exchange rate between US dollars and US dollars is 0.9. No, there is no typo… To pay hotels and official fees, you need …

 

Volunteering at Hotchkiss Foundation (Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, The Philippines)

Volunteering at Hotchkiss Foundation (Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, The Philippines)

In our trip to The Philippines, we’ve had the chance to live within a philippino family located in a small town of Mindanao Island for …

 

My meditation experience: Vipassana

My meditation experience: Vipassana

- Ten days of silence and no type of communication - Eleven hours of meditation a day - Waking up at 4 AM - Not eating anything after …

 

Curiosidades de Filipinas

Curiosidades de Filipinas

Aquí en Filipinas, en lugar de una linea de bus local para dentro de una ciudad, hay los llamados “jeepneys”, unas coloridas y tuneadisimas mini …

 

A festival full of colours… Ati-Ati

A festival full of colours… Ati-Ati

The Ati-Ati festival, celebrated in Kalibo, is Philippines’ most important festival. It was called the mother of all festivals until inhabitants of Iloilo, another city …

 

A beautiful life?

A beautiful life?

Is eternal summer and white sand beaches the ideal way of life? We met somebody who tried it… Yesterday, we went diving in El Nido, Palawan. …

 

Crossing the typhoons

Crossing the typhoons

We crossed a typhoon (almost), were saved from a non-sinking boat and were hoping to be stranded on a deserted island. Ok, I’ll detail a bit …

 

Happy new year!!!

Happy new year!!!

Happy new year to all of you from Malcaputa Island (Philippines) We wish you all the best for 2013!!!! Merxi & David

 

Top pictures from Myanmar / Las mejores fotos de Myanmar

Top pictures from Myanmar / Las mejores fotos de Myanmar

The best pictures of our trip. Las mejores fotos de nuestro viaje. Children going to school at Inle lake / Chicos hacia la escuela en Inle lake Inle …

 

Interview with a local in Northern Myanmar

Interview with a local in Northern Myanmar

Today’s post is an interview with a local Myanmar. His views are obviously not shared by everybody and are not intended to be a generalisation. …