:: Good Friday in Makati ::
Upon arrival at Makati International Airport,
I was informed that I would be staying at Shangri-La Makati
Instead of Grand Hyatt Casino, as originally planned.
It turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
Makati district was posh, modern and relatively traffic-free,
Thanks to the Manilans, who must have left for their hometowns
For the long Holy weekend.
As this was a working trip, I hardly had the time to
Explore Manila, less Greenbelt 1 to 4,
and Ayala Mall, which was smacked right in front of the hotel.
With only half an hour of leisure time,
I made a beeline for BENCH.
And of course, not forgetting
My favourite Hulo Hulo from Chow King.
:: Plug and Play ::
Ever since I stopped driving, and joined NEC Asia, I've been lugging my Versa 6300.
My Versa's a gift from the company, and the nifty Core Duo is my trustworthy sidekick,
Following me wherever I go.
I like the idea of having a mobile office on-the-go.
All I need to do it so fire up my Versa, and connect it to my MaxMobile-boosted Viewty,
And my Outlook, Firefox, etc can be easily accessible, at the touch of a button.
I avoid MSN, however, as it takes up too much of my attention.
Nevertheless, I have been having difficulty locating power points in our urban jungle.
Forget about Burger King or KFC, or even Macs, unless its a Mac Cafe.
Even right now, as I sit in Pacific Coffee Company in the Red Dot Museum and
Connected to the internet highway, I had to discreetly unplug the socket off the
Bulbous antique table lamp and insert my Versa power plug instead.