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Give Me One Reason
Tracy Chapman & Eric Clapton



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Monday, November 10, 2008
the start | 4:37 PM

Last Monday, I went overseas with 3SA to Manila. Bearing the theme "A hand that gives receives", the trip was part of their community service module.

We flew there via Cebu Pacific Airline.

Throughout the duration of the flight, the boys infront of the teachers played an interesting variation of the "tai di" game using poker cards.

Yes, I got hungry and thirsty on the 4 hour long flight.

The highlight for me on the flight was that the stewardesses actually conducted simple games with prizes thrown in. I thought that was rather unique and definitely raised my "awe-factor" of the budget airline.

We touched down in Manila way past lunch time and on growling stomachs.   On our way to our accomodation, the Partnership Centre, we dropped by a Jolly Bee outlet for a quick bite.

Probably the Manager had feared that the 32 of us would flood the order counters and shatter some glass, so we were told to be seated on the upper level where the staff came by to take our orders.  

Here in the captial city of Phillippines, you see more Jolly Bee outlets than MacDonalds and Burger King ones.

The food's quite good except that I still prefer chickens from KFC.  :P  Did I mention that Filipino food is generally rather salty and unless you down it with volumnous water, you will feel that dryness in your throat. 

That sums up day 1.

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