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Distance from city center: 6.1mi
mayumi's pictureby mayumi Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 23rd of December, 2009
Don't give money to beggars on the streets, give food or help out in their community.

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Manga Ave, Manila, Philippines

 
 
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zlori wrote on Dec 24, 2009 4:33:
Hmm.. how many beggars are there on the street? Is this something usual in Philippines?
I thought people from there live better or at least as well as people from Europe - or am I wrong?Reply
 
 
 
 
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