August 4 — Friday 1899

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…and forded the river back to city. I have the most loathing disease known, I believe –the “dobe itch”– caused from being wet, clothes drying on the person, sleeping with wet boots & socks on &c &c –my legs are covered with itching sores, as large as my hands. I burn them with native soap, then rub on cocoanut oil.

Raining as usual. Slept all a.m., took bath in river in p.m., put on my dirty clothes again, and now it is 8.30 and must blow out candle.

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10 November 2020

We left Legaspi City at 4:30 am and safely reached Manila at 4:15 pm.

9 November 2020

Our flight was cancelled again due cloudy weather in the Bicol Region. The rest of the assessment team decided to travel back

8 November 2020

In the morning, we were supposed to return to Manila via the plane we took going to Virac but it was cancelled