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Manila Multifarious Manila Philippines

Manila Philippines – What’s immediately different than anywhere else we have ever been? “Jeepneys!” The roads are chalk-full of these Technicolor elongated jeeps screeching around corners and flying-low on the straight-a-ways. The originals were converted US army jeeps left over from WWII. Millions of Filipinos depend on these open-sided vehicles with seats along the sides…

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia & Singapore

Singapore and Malaysia by Irene Butler. Pix by Rick – Malaysia Photos/ As Yogi Berra would say, “It was de ja vous all over again.” Having spent a month between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore last year, we relished the familiarity and looked forward to re-visiting our favourite haunts. We had already done a lot of…