Travel Blogs from Davao, Philippines

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Arrival in Davao City, Davao City, Philippines travel blog

Arrival in Davao City

A travel blog entry by cdacobb

Arrival in Davao ...

Manila to Davao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Manila to Davao

A travel blog entry by davemyers

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We were able to link up with Mr. David Baker, our senior pastor for the Philippines last night. During the time that we were touring Corregidor, Dave flew here to Manila from Australia. He had spent the Sabbath, Passover, the Night to be Much Observed ...

Services, Camp & FOT site, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Services, Camp & FOT site

A travel blog entry by aaronkdean

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... but actually it was named after a mythical princess.  The camp is located in the hills about 2000 feet above Davao.  It is a beautifully forested terrain with incredible trees (90% planted). There are trails, playing fields, a hydroponic ...

Jed Sy and Brother Jong Pilapil, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Jed Sy and Brother Jong Pilapil

A travel blog entry by aaronkdean

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... Macareag took me to see Jed Sy and her brother Jong Pilapil. The two prisons are located about an hour out of Davao. The prison guards and inmates all know the two prisoners, who being model inmates in their respective institutions have risen to ...

Young Adult Leadership Training, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Young Adult Leadership Training

A travel blog entry by davemyers

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... great resource for the young adults after the weekend concludes. My quick summary: we have an outstanding group of young adults in the Philippines and a great future ahead! On a side note, Mr. Baker does a fine job overseeing the region. It is clear he ...

Davao/ Samal, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Davao/ Samal

A travel blog entry by mannchild...

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Getting outside of Manila was great and it seemed like being in a different country in Davao.  It's a small college town on the water with an island right off the shore called Samal, which is where a couple of my Dad's friends live.  There are ...

Big island in South, Davos City, Philippines travel blog

Big island in South

A travel blog entry by radsolv

By bus from island to island way down south. Hot night with semi pro. Return to Manila by boat - far from a luxury cruise. Three nights. Cargo stop in Cebu ...

Tribes of Mindanao, the Bagobo, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Tribes of Mindanao, the Bagobo

A travel blog entry by aliawan

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... became a Bagobo symbol. It is not rare that the heavily ornamented Bagobo are considered the most colourful people of the Philippines. Some Bagobo people have abandoned their tribal roots and embraced modern life, but most of the tribe's members remain ...

Davao City, Mindanao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Davao City, Mindanao

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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Early this morning we departed Tacloban for Davao City on the island of Mindanao, via Manila. We arrived in Davao City at 15:00 and were met at the airport by Ed Macaraeg, the pastor on the island. We checked into our hotel near the airport and ...

Davao, the window to Mindanao., Davao, Philippines travel blog

Davao, the window to Mindanao.

A travel blog entry by aliawan

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... of fire-breathing mythical figures that were used in these rituals. The cultural diversity is more present in Davao than anywhere else in the Philippines; this city is a blend of many different cultures. Davao is blessed with the diversity of the people ...

Davao City, Davao City, Philippines travel blog

Davao City

A travel blog entry by slykksta

We flew from the UK to Davao City, Philippines to visit family there. We stayed a few nights at the Marco Polo Hotel there when we initially arrived there and the last few nights we were there. A very nice hotel. The climate was hot and humid which is ...

The Pearl of Southern Mindanao, Davao City, Philippines travel blog

The Pearl of Southern Mindanao

A travel blog entry by benjielayug

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      The 11-hectare, Class "AAA" Pearl Farm Resort, located on a secluded cove at the city's Kaputian District, was formerly the home, since 1958, of the Aguinaldo Pearl Farm which produced cultured pink, white and gold pearls ...

YALW Part 2, Davao, Philippines travel blog

YALW Part 2

A travel blog entry by davemyers

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... them a bit better. The one 'Filipino' language that most speak is Tagalog. It is considered the national language of the Philippines. Most Filipinos also speak English quite well as it is taught in schools from day one. Then, if their local dialect is ...

Around Davao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Around Davao

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

... Cemetery which contains the graves of 17,206 American soldiers who lost their lives in the epic defense and recapture of the Philippines and the East Indies, as well as other US military operations in the Pacific.  Driving through the cemetery, it ...

FOOD TRIP, DAVAO, Philippines travel blog

FOOD TRIP

A travel blog entry by emson

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FOOD TRIP WE MEET OUR FRIENDS FRESH FROM JAPAN...... WE HAVE OUR REUNION AND WE JUST HAVE A GOOD ...

my 29th bday... and the Yaos from Davao!  WOW! =D, Davao, Philippines travel blog

my 29th bday... and the Yaos from Davao! WOW! =D

A travel blog entry by bananita

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... between Filipino and Canadian thinking and living...  But even though I live so far away from my relatives in the Philippines, I'm honoured that they let me into their lives for this short period of time, disrupting their schedules for a week.  ...

Davao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Davao

A travel blog entry by mikesblog

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... was in a bit of mess, more so than usual. Parts of town where completely flooded.  For my last adventure in the Philippines I headed to Davao on their southern island of Mindanao. I found a great place to stay that was owned by a local artist and it ...

Saturday..still in Davao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Saturday..still in Davao

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

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... . Alas, it's still a public holiday and no Government offices are open. FYI, a 21 day visa is given on arrival in the Philippines. If you want to stay longer, a visa extension is a formality. Two options are open, a) hand you passport in to a cooperating ...

Tourist time, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Tourist time

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

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... for the regulars.   The Crocodile farm is ironically filled with many saltwater crocodiles, which aren't at all native to the Philippines. The local variety has been hunted almost to extinction, for food or leather. There are a lot of other rare ...

Last day in Davao, Davao City, Philippines travel blog

Last day in Davao

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... family gave our family a worked-metal plaque showing a water buffalo working in a rice patty, a typical scene in the Philippines. We truly appreciated, though we weren't surprised by, their thoughtfulness. There were eight of us from the conference on ...

Arrival Davao City, Philippines, Davao City, Philippines travel blog

Arrival Davao City, Philippines

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

... to participate in a leadership conference for Asia. There are men and their wives here from different regions of the Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and another old friend from the Thailand days, the very busy Jeff Caudle who is currently ...

Davao..most liveable city in Asian..apparently, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Davao..most liveable city in Asian..apparently

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

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Davao   It's so nice to be out of Manila. What a totally different feel arriving in Davao. On arrival it's clearly stated on billboard, Davao is the most livable city in Asia, but I do suspect the locals voted themselves that, but as Filipino ...

Friday Night in Davao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Friday Night in Davao

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

Jacks Ridge... Well it's Friday night in Davao and apparently the thing to do if you are a tourist is to go to Jack's Ridge. So Jack's Ridge it is. Up on the hill is several nice little bar/restaurants that incorporate live music into the mix.   ...

Long, long bus ride, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Long, long bus ride

A travel blog entry by jack_and_dry

... a ten hour trip on a non-aircon bus this close to the equator is not recommended. The services depart daily from the Ecoland Davao bus terminal.   Obvi0usly bus is the last choice for a cross-Mindanao trek, but alas the ferries are once-weekly and ...

Conference in Davao City, Davao City, Philippines travel blog

Conference in Davao City

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... Caudle gave a presentation covering New Zealand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Tonga and Fiji. The four pastors in the Philippines: Eriz Dizon, Rey Evasco, Florente Siopan and Ed Macaraeg presented their respective areas. It was quite an inspiring ...

Good Breakfast at Casa Leticia Business Inn, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Good Breakfast at Casa Leticia Business Inn

A travel blog entry by kwentuhero

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... own country. TIPS. When you like to visit SM in Davao but you don't know where to leave your baggage. This mall in Davao has a counter for your baggage. On the right side of the building (facing public vans terminal), the second door heading directly to ...

Philippine Airline to Davao, Davao, Philippines travel blog

Philippine Airline to Davao

A travel blog entry by kwentuhero

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Another Boeing plane from Manila to Davao with Philippine Airlines, the oldest and first southeast Asian airline. Departed Manila at 0900H knowing that this PAL plane is from an international flight. I'm very enjoyed watching their new safety video on ...

Pearl Farm Paradise of Samal, Samal Island, Philippines travel blog

Pearl Farm Paradise of Samal

A travel blog entry by kwentuhero

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Settling in the southern part of Davao City, Philippines lies a paradise. Less than an hour boat travel from city wharf. Selecting the best resort will confuse the traveller of where to stay in.   Travel. Pearl Farm is a private ...

MY HOLY WEEK VACATION 2010!!!, Samal, Philippines travel blog

MY HOLY WEEK VACATION 2010!!!

A travel blog entry by rubay_adventure

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Island Garden City of Samal is a 2nd class city in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. The name is often abbreviated into IGaCoS. It has a population of 90,291 people according to 2010 LGPMS Census. The Island Garden City of Samal is now a part ...

MY 23RD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION @ DAVAO CITY!, Davao, Philippines travel blog

MY 23RD BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION @ DAVAO CITY!

A travel blog entry by rubay_adventure

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... yet! hahahaaah.... It's my first time to celebrate my special day, my birthday away from my family! Since, I am working in Davao City, I celebrated my birthday together with my office mates and some new found friends. It was working hours  for me, ...

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