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Went to the prison today and found it difficult to understand how the prison is setup and how tourists can just walk around the prison while the inmates are walking around.
Think it would be worthwhile for the prison to setup a proper tour so...More
Decided to come here after visiting the Crocodile Farm. So glad we did! Set in beautiful countryside, really quiet and peaceful. Bought some souvenirs and played with a prison guard’s puppy some prisoners were looking after. We met some medium level prisoners who were only...More
A not-so prison farm of the Philippines where inmates are given a second chance in life. They get to live the life of a free person. They had a chance to become entrepreneurs by selling their hand-made products as souvenirs.
We came at the Penal...More
Iwahig is an open prison with about 5000 inmates who work on the fields. You can visit the main building and the prisoners will dance for you, expecting a small donation. There are many souvenirs for sale here. Afterwards you can go to Balsahan river,...More
I loved swimming in the cool waters of the river. Bathroom is scary for westerner's standards. The gift shop is awkward with prisoners on your face trying to sell you stuff. It was uncomfortable. Don't care for the boy band. People go for the history...More
Something different to do in the city, worth a visit.. very surreal experience but good!
We got a tricycle there and he was hesitant at first he hadn’t been there, was about 35 mins from the centre. We drove in An was unsure were to...More
Interesting place. Maybe a little bit made for the tourist but still interesting. Maybe it is better to take time and walk around. Our driver was rushing us and I would have wanted to see more than the park area.
Having read reviews beforehand, I was intrigued to see what was coming and quite anxious about us being three 22 year old girls heading into a male prison. I could not have felt more safe, and more welcomed by the guys. They were really so...More