Entries by Rotana

Phnom Penh & The Biomechanical Therapy Clinic

After a day seeing the sights of Siem Reap and making connections, it was time to travel to Phnom Penh for the main purpose of my visit to Cambodia. Here in the capital of Cambodia I would be visiting the Biomechanical Therapy Clinic, an initiative set up by Hands On Health Australia. First things first […]

Arrival to Siem Riep & Angkor Wat

A mad dash from the Tarsier Sanctuary, to the dock for a ferry to Cebu then a connecting flight from Manila to Siem Reap, it was late in the evening when I arrived in Cambodia. Some things you can’t adequately describe. One of those things is the feeling you get when you get off the […]

Tarsier Conservation

On our last morning on the island of Bohol, we made the trek out to Corella to visit the Tarsier Sanctuary. On one of the walls, there was a picture describing the diminutive “Tarsier Man” Carlito Pizarras. It described how he had fought for conservation and had the Philippine tarsier (Carlito syrichta), named after him. […]

Manila to Cebu to Bohol to Anda

Today we departed the Lions Den hostel in Paranaque for our first plane to Cebu. From Cebu we would be catching a ferry to Tagbilaran on the little island of Bohol, where we would then find transport to the east side of the island called Anda. As we departed the Lions Den hostel with its […]

Lucky 5 pesos & a visit to MSquare Myotherapy & Rehab Clinic

Today we had the experience and pleasure of catching all forms of Filipino public transport through Manila on our way to the MSquare Myotherapy & Rehab Clinic. It started with a bus ride from Santa Rosa, Laguna to Manila and our first experience with the Manila Light Rail Transit (LRT) system. This journey started with […]

Journey south to Asiatech

Today we made the journey from Manila south to Santa Rosa, Laguna. The purpose of the trip was to meet with the lovely Dr Shelalin, Vice Principal of Asia Technological School of Science and Arts (Asiatech). We made our way to Santa Rosa via bus. If anyone has been to the Philippines before, you would know […]

Kamusta from Manila

So after a long flight from Kulala Lumpur here we are in Manila on behalf of Hands On Health Australia to help introduce some allied health programs designed to help the people of Manila. My colleague Aly and I are in the process of meeting with several tertiary institutes to setup an amazing program designed […]

Attitude of Gratitude

Hello to everyone that is here visiting this site. This was created to share and keep a record of volunteer experiences that I am about to help create and also embark on. Thanks to you visitor whether you be family, acquaintance, brother from another mother, client, random individual, cat lover or all of the above. […]