Travel Blogs from Cagayan de Oro, Philippines

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Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan

A travel blog entry by marelit

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After getting the bus back to Cebu, my German friend Klaus and I jumped on an overnight ferry to Cagayan de Oro, where he had been living for the past 7 years.  This ended up being quite an OK trip compared to some of the nightmare ...

A city very poor and underdeveloped!, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

A city very poor and underdeveloped!

A travel blog entry by vaughnyb

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... , loud, most of the population has very little education, inconsiderate of others and most have never traveled outside the Philippines. They still are a beautiful people but unfortunately because of poverty always 'have their hand out', women and men ...

Paras Sea Cat Leaving Camiguin, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Paras Sea Cat Leaving Camiguin

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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... up after all the travelling I feel like moving on now, so off to Benoni port to get the fast sea cat across to Cagayan de oro. The port is nothing spectacular like most ports I guess, buy a ticket for the viewing deck at     Peso 550 about ...

Cagayan de Oro, Bukidnon, Iligan Travel Minute, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro, Bukidnon, Iligan Travel Minute

A travel blog entry by j_villacanas

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... at the airport.   ----Thanks to Ocean Jet for not delaying our trip. We arrived just on time.  Getting in Cagayan De Oro (CDO) by air!    We looked out the window after 40min and we saw entire Cagayan De Oro---It seemed like ...

southern phillipenes, Cagayan de oro, Philippines travel blog

southern phillipenes

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

not a vast amount to tell about this spot, cagayan was a nice enough city and i met my mate ellie there and her brother tom. got on the piss a fair few times and had some good fun there and also on a nearby island called camiguin. i finally left the ...

Cagayan de Oro day 2, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro day 2

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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... headed to the supermarket to purchase a collage wedding photo frame for the honeymooners. What would usually take a few minutes Philippines technology seemed to take almost two hours, which is incredible! After our long wait we treated ourselves to some ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 7, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 7

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

Today is Valentines, we spent the morning doing laundry. Nathan then took Rach on a date to the supermarket pizza hut, no expense spared? She of course loved it! Pizza was a nice change to the usual rice portions. After a kind of romantic meal and a ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 5, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 5

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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... of the globe, USA, UK, Australia. Some fascinating stories were told. After their departure we caught a Jeepney to the city centre, Cagayan de Oro with a member of staff we have grown fond of. It was a bumpy but quick ride into the centre. After a brief ...

Cagayan de Oro day 2, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro day 2

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

We joined all the kids and two of the staff to attend our first Philippino church service. We all crammed in two Rella's. It was amazing how we all fit in! Nine of us fit in one vehicle, it was a record breaker for the locals! When we arrived at our ...

Back in Cagayan de Oro - day 1, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Back in Cagayan de Oro - day 1

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

Awaking at 8.00 this morning allowed a leisurely morning to commence. We enjoying a relaxed morning together at the supermarket before the fun begins in the afternoon. Nathan took Rach out for a pizza date followed by a weekly food shop, very romantic! ...

Cagayan de oro - day 8, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de oro - day 8

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

We crammed 17 people into a white van with only 5 seats. Four in the front, five in the middle and eight in the boot. Happy to say no police in sight! A miracle we made it to church! After a challenging sermon on triumphs in crisis and great worship we ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 4, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 4

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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After a relaxed morning we headed out on our own adventure to the supermarket. There were no sign posts so attempting to locate the shuttle bus stop was was tricky. We waited by the road side, waved down a white vehicle hopeful this was the shuttle bus. ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 8, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 8

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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Today the whole gang had a day out at the beach. We hired a jeepney for the day, all came aboard, it was amazing how we all fit in, it was quite a squash. It was a windy day at the beach, Nathan was almost blown over. A game of attempted volleyball was ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 6, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 6

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

... technique significantly improved increasing the score dramatically. Happy to say Nathan's team won! Then it was dinner, another meal of rice. Rice for breakfast, rice for lunch, rice for dinner, rice is pretty much what we eat, here in the ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 1, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 1

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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This morning we were woken to the sound of kids playing. Being a Saturday, all is quite relaxed in the house, there is no set routine, giving the kids chance to simply play. We joined them in their activities of Lego making, volleyball and basketball. ...

Cagayan de Oro - final day, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - final day

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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... pastors who had come on outreach in Tacloban were there as well as people we have got to know during our stay in the Philippines attended, so it was quite a party! We enjoyed a Philippino buffet enjoying rice cakes, sweet bread rolls and sweet cakes among ...

Cagayan de Oro - day 3, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Cagayan de Oro - day 3

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

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Today is Monday, its school today. Most of the kids left early, 7.00am for a prompt start. Four of the children are home schooled, the staff take the opportunity to teach them within their limited attention span. Its quite a challenge for both parties! ...

From Cambodia to Philippines, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

From Cambodia to Philippines

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach

... impressive for an Asia flight at 10.30pm. As we waved goodbye to Cambodia we look forward to volunteering in the Philippines, for three weeks with a christian organisation, Lifenet Foundation, House of Joshua. Mary & Ramil run the House of Joshua with a ...

Along the way, San Francisco, Philippines travel blog

Along the way

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

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White Sands , Shitty Food, Camiguin Island , Philippines travel blog

White Sands , Shitty Food

A travel blog entry by ringsworldtrip

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We escaped from El Paso (Cagayan de Oro) on the morning ferry to Camaguin Island. The ferry that morning had been surrounded by a school of water urchins, kids in canoes of all ages, from babies in arms to 16 year olds mothers and brothers. All of them ...

Iligan to Cagayan De Oro, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Iligan to Cagayan De Oro

A travel blog entry by londone7

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  Having visited two of the three amazing waterfalls outside Iligan I now had to make it to the nearby city of Cagayan De Oro for my evening hotel and morning flight the next day to Zamboanga.  Navigating my way back to the various terminals ...

The Beach, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

The Beach

A travel blog entry by jerriwhiting

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This morning we delivered rice to a church that runs a school and feeding program for children that live near the sea. What an amazing outreach this is. It was really cool to see. Our children had a great time searching the beach for all kinds of ...

1st blog for www.jaticoadventures.com, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

1st blog for www.jaticoadventures.com

A travel blog entry by jaticoadventure

http://cagayandeorodev.wordpress.com/2010/12/14/jatico-adventures-extreme-adrenaline-to-open-january-2011/ ...

Seeing the Impact of the Typhoon, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Seeing the Impact of the Typhoon

A travel blog entry by corinneconley

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Most of my stay in CDO has been in an area where we are rebuilding which is in a flood safe area.  Friday I went into Carmen, a neighborhood that was devastated by the floods from Typhoon Sendog.   Still a lot of work and we are almost 6 months ...

HAN-AY Cagayan, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

HAN-AY Cagayan

A travel blog entry by corinneconley

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... ; It was mostly fantastic except for the mango spring rolls. Overall I loved this weekend.  I was able to get to know Cagayan de Oro on a more personal level and it took a bit of my heart!  Now I am personally more invested in the well being of ...

new tourist destination - Jatico Adventures, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

new tourist destination - Jatico Adventures

A travel blog entry by jaticoadventure

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... a new tourist destination in bayanga , Cagayan de oro City.  We have a 5-course ziplines up to 2,500ft, hanging bridge, zorb, big swing, bungee tramp and Extreme Adrenaline amenities. They have native 2nd floor Hut for mountain lodging, ...

Band Hunting, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Band Hunting

A travel blog entry by mbhizon

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For our last night, we wanted to see some bands to hear some local music. Unfortunately, most of the bands are show-bands and only play cover songs. We got to talk to some of the musicians, judging by the way they play, they really know their craft but ...

On the road again.... and the story of Leo, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

On the road again.... and the story of Leo

A travel blog entry by saharandreams

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... it for free, once a replacement had been ordered from Korea. So, that was part of the reason for us heading over to CDO (Cagayan de Oro) - to get the windscreen fixed, as the new part had arrived. We spent a good hour waiting at the mechanics whilst they ...

White Water Rafting, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

White Water Rafting

A travel blog entry by cultureight

Using old tire tubes with improvised handles, we will forge might white rapids - rain or shine. Whoa! ...

Scarlet Knights Food Trip!, Cagayan de Oro, Philippines travel blog

Scarlet Knights Food Trip!

A travel blog entry by keashea

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