Our first day in Bangkok, city of angels and Thailand, the land of smiles. So great back to be in a land of smiles and friendliness towards the kids. Plus cheap food and lots of space. So far we are in love with Bangkok. Settled in just fine.
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“To all that come to this happy place: welcome. Disneyland is your land." Walt Disney would roll over in his grave if he took his kids to Hong Kong Disneyland…. Or rather melt in his cryogenically frozen capsule. Certainly this was not the 'happiest place on earth' we imagined.
Hong Kong is clean, exciting, fun. There is so much to do and so much to see. It’s an overload on the senses with hanging chickens & ducks in most doorways, & flashing neon lights in most streets. In fact it is one of our favourite destinations so far, but the people...
Okay so our last week was much better than the first two weeks. We did a day trip to Corrigedore, WWII overload. We meet with missionaries, had dinner with employees and landlords. We visited the Children's museum & the famous Rizal Park. Josh also played golf with the Who's Who of the Philippines. Less of a whinge right here.
Corregidor is a small rocky island in the Philippines about 48 kilometres west of Manila located strategically at the entrance of Manila Bay. This island fortress stands as a memorial for the courage, valour, and heroism of its Filipino and American defenders who bravely held their ground against the overwhelming number of invading Japanese forces during World War II. Join us as we visit this island that is slowly returning to it's former glory and how it taught me my daughter's Love Language.
What’s up with Manila? It certainly is not as exciting and easy going as Kuala Lumpur. It is not as laid back and beautiful as Boracay. It isn’t actually anything I can rave about or would care to come back to. But we have committed to two weeks here (since one week was given to Boracay) and as always we are determined to nut out the best places to take Toddlers while we are here. Check out visits to Cosmic Kidz, Robot Zoo & Ark of Avilon.