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I Was Kidnapped in Manila and Lived to Tell About it

Other potential titles: The US Embassy Doesn't Want You Know About This Kidnapping in Manila Scopolamine / Devil's Breath Trip Report It started Easter weekend This story starts at Noon Tuesday April 18th, 2017 on Makati Avenue. I just finished a meeting with the Philippines Board of Investments to discuss how my company can expand our business in Manila. (Also saw the QBO Innovation Hub , it was awesome.) I had plenty of time to kill and some emails to catch up on, so it's time for some brain food! I walked right to the hottest part of town, Makati Ave. and Jupiter Ave. , surely there will be something good to eat. And then suddenly, The Guy approaches me, I'm marked. Hey, I know you are you staying at the Jazz Residences? Jazz is about a 12 minute walk to here, and I did not walk towards Makati Ave. from that direction since I just came from the meeting. I'm always guarded with information and paying attention to stuff like that. There's abo