Travel Blogs from Daanbantayan, Philippines

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Tauchen, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Tauchen

A travel blog entry by goni

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Man mag sich wundern warum man schon so lange nichts mehr von Goni gehört hat und hat aufgegeben überhaupt hier reinzuschauen, sorry... Nach Myanmar war ich im Eiltempo durch Kambodscha und Malaysia unterwegs, dann nach Indonesien tauchen (auf einer ...

Diving with Thresher Sharks!, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Diving with Thresher Sharks!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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Malapascua's main attraction is diving with Thresher Sharks. The sharks apparently come to this dive site called Monad, which is their "cleaning station". From what I gather, these sharks come to Monad to get their fins and gills cleaned by some ...

More sharks!, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

More sharks!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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We had a PHENOMENAL day of diving yesterday! We tried the thresher shark dive again since our first attempt was not very good. We were in luck! We were able to have close encounters with about 4 threshers and WOW. What an adrenalin rush that ...

Punishment and Reward, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Punishment and Reward

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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Generally, I have a stomach of steel. I can pretty much eat anything and everything. I had not been too concerned about the food "situation" in SE Asia...that is, until last night. For 2 days, I had been feeling like crap, with a bit of a scratchy ...

A PARADISE found on Malapascua!, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

A PARADISE found on Malapascua!

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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I have been extremely fortunate to have seen some beautiful beaches around the world. But I must say, every beach is beautiful in its own right and they all have unique ambience and "feel" that make them particularly beautiful. Malapascua is ...

Shark fest, cave diving what next?!, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Shark fest, cave diving what next?!

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... with the same dive centre. We couldn't turn it down as Gato island is another one of the key dive sites in the whole Philippines. We were not disappointed. Apart from the coral beds and sea wall with the myriad of marine life that there was down there ...

Anniversary 1 month engaged, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Anniversary 1 month engaged

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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... & tomato pizza - rounded of nicely with two Daquari cocktails and a Red Horse!!! Believe - true culinary delicacies in the Philippines. Said goodbye to Gary and Cheryl this morning they're destined for Cebu and then out of the Philippines - who ...

Treasure and an Easter cock fight.., Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Treasure and an Easter cock fight..

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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Diving is expensive and we have had a wealth of experiences diving at Malapascua - caves and sharks! Could this get any better?! Deciding to realise our investment in top snorkelling gear from Tagbilaran - snorkelling was the next decision and a good ...

Les formations rocheuse, Gigatangan, Philippines travel blog

Les formations rocheuse

A travel blog entry by laurent.quintal

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Petit ile bien calme,peu de véhicule,pas d'internet et 4h d'électricité par jour.L'intéret de l'ile est sa  formations rocheuse et son ...

Pacman!, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Pacman!

A travel blog entry by nluz00

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... projector screen pulled down, it was time to watch the beginning coverage and undercard fights of the night -- err morning in the Philippines. We arrived at Malditos at around 9:45 a.m. to have breakfast, and the coverage began at 10. Next thing you know ...

Diver Diver I'm a Rescue Diver!, Malapscua Island, Philippines travel blog

Diver Diver I'm a Rescue Diver!

A travel blog entry by nluz00

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The three day rescue course was probably one of the coolest experiences I've had related to diving. Once you finish this course your perspective on diving changes completely; you're no longer looking out for yourself underwater, but looking for any ...

Shiny-happy-people!, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Shiny-happy-people!

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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I dag har Ove og jeg vært på langtur, nærmere bestemt til en paradisøy som ligger 70 min båttur unna, Calanggaman Island. Består av sand.. og palmer... omkranset av? Fullkomment og inntakt rev i regnbuens farger m/beboere i ditto farger...Herlighet ...

Decisions, Decisions, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Decisions, Decisions

A travel blog entry by nluz00

... to get anywhere and everywhere basically. I got into contact with a few people I've met during my time in the Philippines this summer, asking for their recommendations, and of course both of them say different things. Finally, after discussing my options ...

Snorkel Test!, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Snorkel Test!

A travel blog entry by nluz00

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So anyone that has ever completed a divemaster course knows that there is one final thing you have to do: the snorkel test. What the snorkel test is is basically the final step into initiation of becoming a divemaster, a right of passage so to speak. The ...

There's more than one way to catch a fish, Higatangan, Philippines travel blog

There's more than one way to catch a fish

A travel blog entry by perkins2013

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... people but alas we had to move on as lying in wait for us beneath the waters was a rare creature, one only to be seen here in the Philippines and a creature we know so little about....here we come Malapascua.... Until then, Ari Na Ko Da ...

Island life - cocktails, beer, sunsets & cockerels, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Island life - cocktails, beer, sunsets & cockerels

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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Even at 5am it was not too difficult to get a taxi and soon enough we were at Manila's main airport. We had not planned on being security screened before we even got into the terminal building, and there were hundreds queuing at every door … even ...

Busy Busy Busy!, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Busy Busy Busy!

A travel blog entry by nluz00

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My apologies for not posting in the past 3 weeks! It's been very busy around here, and responding to emails, planning what I'll be doing in the coming month and a halfish time, studying all my divemaster stuff, and of course diving, writing here has kind ...

Malapascua, du vakre, Daanbantayan, Filippinene travel blog

Malapascua, du vakre

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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Tre timer senere enn planlagt, lander vi på Cebu som ligger i øygruppen Visayas. Vi kom omsider med et annet fly, og det første ble kansellert. Sjåføren hadde dratt hjem, og det var stort engasjement utenfor ankomsthallen da det ...

First Days on the Island, Malapscua Island, Philippines travel blog

First Days on the Island

A travel blog entry by nluz00

 I finally made it to Malapascua after a 3+ hour car ride from Cebu to Danbaantayan then a half hour boat ride from there to the island. I was dropped off by the boat directly infront of the dive shop I was going to be interning at, Thresher Shark ...

En resa tar slut, en annan tar sin början., Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

En resa tar slut, en annan tar sin början.

A travel blog entry by lisategelmark

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Detta inlägg får avsluta den här resebloggen. Jag hoppas att ni som har följt den har funnit den underhållande och kanske lärorik. Den blev det den blev, varken mer eller mindre och jag känner mig nöjd. Jag är kvar på Malapascua. Andreas och ...

Island-heaven!, Daanbantayan, Filippinene travel blog

Island-heaven!

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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Klokken fire står jeg opp og gjør jeg meg klar for å møte soloppgangen med haiene. Hodelykten er på, men snille jet-lag Ove følger meg til dykkerbåten halv fem om morgenen. (Etter å ha begynt å gå feil ...

Flight to Cebu, Malapascua Island, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Flight to Cebu, Malapascua Island

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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Packed up our room and went for a final walk into town to get some fresh fruit and yoghurt for breakfast. It's kevin Birthday so we sent him a msg, he had got the birthday card we sent him from Malaysia so that was nice! Got a tricycle to the Airport ...

Lucky Diving Days, Malapscua Island, Philippines travel blog

Lucky Diving Days

A travel blog entry by nluz00

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Every diver knows that sometimes you just have those dives where you see stuff that is just simply amazing, and sights like these are the reason we consistently want to get back in the water. The past few days have been like that for me, seeing all types ...

Hakuna Matata!, Daanbantayan, Filippinene travel blog

Hakuna Matata!

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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Nå er det fredag morgen. Man må helt klart tenke seg om for å treffe riktig både på dag og dato. Sjokkert ser jeg på klokken i det jeg våkner i det behagelig, svale rommet (hvordan Ove og jeg har blitt enig om ...

Hvilken dag er det i dag?, Daanbantayan, Philippines travel blog

Hvilken dag er det i dag?

A travel blog entry by heidiprytz

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Komplett feriefølelse. Faktisk så komplett at jeg har glemt hele klinikken og høre med vikaren hvordan det går(!). En sms fra Tone med 'Går bra, ikke tenk på det!' -senere, og jeg har glemt det igjen :) Før vi reiste ...

My First Shark Bite.........Shot(s), Malapscua Island, Philippines travel blog

My First Shark Bite.........Shot(s)

A travel blog entry by nluz00

At TSD they have a tradition that every time you earn a certification with them, you get a special shot on the house. This shot is called a shark bite shot, which was created by one of the owners years ago and is a top secret recipe. The shot itself ...

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