Travel Blogs from Dumaguete, Philippines

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A Country for Old Men, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

A Country for Old Men

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... table I jumped at the opportunity. "Pecker performance enhancing drugs have sure taken their toll on the young women of the Philippines,” I said. “You shouldn't jump to conclusions,” the man responded, “most of these older guys you ...

Siquijor - Island of the Unknown, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Siquijor - Island of the Unknown

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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  Siquijor is an hour-and-a-half boat ride from Dumaguete. For Filipinos it's said to be an island of mystery and the unknown. Witchcraft and god knows what else goes on here we'd been told. A few months ago, Ellen fell off her bicycle ...

Funeral crashing and mtbiking in the witch island, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Funeral crashing and mtbiking in the witch island

A travel blog entry by heli79

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... of the more talkative persons i've met in the last few weeks. I mentioned  how lovely, friendly and smiley people in the Philippines seem to be; Emilio agreed and said it's because "here in the Philippines, we are happy because we have time to ...

My first Island, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

My first Island

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

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What a nice to way to enter my first island to be met by a friendly face after having fought of the bagage handlers.... I manage to get a decent room at the tip top hotel, pretty reasonable and clean. going for a bar-b- que, tomorrow with rose's family ...

Lykken ved et laengeventet gensyn, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Lykken ved et laengeventet gensyn

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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... Miguel Pilsnere og Tanduay Rom i den, og snakkene varede til langt ud paa natten. Men det var ikke laenge vi blev haengende i Dumaguete denne gang, foerend turen gik videre ud i landet i samlet firmands-flok. Med desvaerre kun to ugers ferie i Asiens land ...

The most beautiful drive of all time., Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

The most beautiful drive of all time.

A travel blog entry by kyley

... , especially at dusk, but it was too beautiful to look away. Do yourself a favor and google “Pictures of Negros Philippines.”  All I could think about is how I want to come back and rent a motorbike and travel around for a ...

I exclaimed Flamin Heck @ Flamin Grill !!!, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

I exclaimed Flamin Heck @ Flamin Grill !!!

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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... , crepes, that are verging on being sensual . . . This really is the nicest place to eat burgers, Sausage and deserts in Dumaguete. Highly Recommended, even my mum says so.... !!! The staff are fantastic and the owner, a pretty young women, floats around ...

More islands and a near death experience, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

More islands and a near death experience

A travel blog entry by clairesmiff

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... to Cebu to catch our flight to Manila and then on to Palawan. We are rapidly coming to the end of our time in the Philippines, so assuming I don’t actually scratch away my entire body over the next couple of days I will try to write another update ...

CasaRoRo Falls, Valencia, Philippines travel blog

CasaRoRo Falls

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Expat Riverfront, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Expat Riverfront

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... can't do it. Ah well it's on the way. At this moment in time we are discussing the possibility of leaving the Philippines early and just returning to Thailand. This would be a more serious discussion if the fucking embassy hadn't insisted on us buying ...

Dumagete, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Dumagete

A travel blog entry by kyley

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... I was eating this ex-pat named Macolm sat with me and started chatting.  He was about 60, English, has been visiting the Philippines for 25 years, first came because he works as a chemist but wouldn't tell me what sort of work. He tried to talk me ...

Yay I have a walking stick!!, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Yay I have a walking stick!!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Every morning Jon gets up just before sunrise to take a long walk on the beach during low tide.  He likes it because he gets some exercise, doesn't have to worry about getting a sunburn, and can look at all the cool stuff that is living in the tide ...

Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines travel blog

Silliman University

A travel blog entry by sheystrides

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Silliman University was founded on August 28, 1901, making it the oldest American university in Asia. The campus has a land area of 61 hectares, dotted by large acacia trees. It originally faces the sea to the east and its gates are flanked by the ...

"Du hast DEKO!!!"

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Relaxing in Siquijor, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Relaxing in Siquijor

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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After a bit of planning we decided to continue our Philippines advent further south and headed for Dumaguete on Negros Island. So first we had to take a bus to the nearby ferry terminal at Liolan (what a tongue twister). Twenty minutes later we arrived at ...

Norry from Tigbawan, Tigbawan, Philippines travel blog

Norry from Tigbawan

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Went to check out Salagdoong beach today. It's amazing we found it because the signs are not so good here. There are signs but they are often so faded by the sun that they just look white. The water was so blue, it was a gorgeous place, with a big ...

Venter paa noget.., Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Venter paa noget..

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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... , men vi gav det lidt ekstra tid, alt imens vi heldigvis var endt et ganske udemaerket sted for saadan en slags venten.  Dumaguete er navnet paa havnebyen af en tilpas stoerrelse, som ligger paa den nederste, sydlige del af oeen Negros. Det er en ...

En sloeret afsked, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

En sloeret afsked

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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... rejseberetninger.. Morten og Anne Mettes hjemrejse var lige paa trapperne, saa vi afsluttede vores filippinske eventyr sammen i Dumaguete paa gevaldigt festlig vis.. Det vil sige, at billederne udelukkende er fjollede - eneste egentlige variation er, at ...

You're beautiful, thank you, I love you, good-bye!, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

You're beautiful, thank you, I love you, good-bye!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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... but some things in perspective.  We catch a ride (in an air conditioned van this time) back to the "city" of Dumaguete.  It's time for some Filipino culture!  We are staying at Harold's Mansion (Hostel/guesthouse) just outside of town near ...

Diving Dumaguete (Apo Island), Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Diving Dumaguete (Apo Island)

A travel blog entry by claraklaver

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Met de boot is het maar een paar uur van Cebu Island naar Dumaguete op Negros. Ik moet na Moalboal weer wennen aan de hectiek van de stad. Met een trycycle laat ik me naar de kade brengen, vanwaar ik op zoek ga naar een leuk guesthouse. Het is ...

Just taking it all in. And Shewee update!, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Just taking it all in. And Shewee update!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Today we take a trip to the "Twin Lakes".  Its some light to moderate trekking through the jungle on the side of one of the highest peaks on the island to reach two very large lakes. We get in the van with Glen our very loud but very friendly ...

Recuperating at Coral Cay, Solangon, Philippines travel blog

Recuperating at Coral Cay

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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... being extended until my foot heals.  I would rather spend time re-cooperating on the beach then in some hotel room in Dumaguete. I can't walk around with that big backpack anyway so I will just rest here.  We decide to stay until St. Patricks ...

PHOTOS of Siquijor beach, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

PHOTOS of Siquijor beach

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Jon's awesome.  This is what he sees every morning while I sleep. ...

PHOTOS from Siquijor beach and market, Solangon, Philippines travel blog

PHOTOS from Siquijor beach and market

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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A picture says a thousand ...

Searching for Witches on Halloween, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Searching for Witches on Halloween

A travel blog entry by kimthevagabond

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... nice beach to lounge for the day. The evening we as uneventful as the night before (I have yet to find good nightlife in the Philippines!) and we just stayed around the hostel. All in all a good change of pace from Luzon (where I live), but probably not ...

Damn Hermit crabs taking all the good shells!, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Damn Hermit crabs taking all the good shells!

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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Jon found an awesome shell on the beach today but of course it was inhabited by a hermit crab.  We decided that the shell was way to big for him though so we put him in the sink with a smaller shell to see if he would move.  He didn't. We ...

Twin Lakes, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Twin Lakes

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... bit shit but it was the nachos that took the piss, how can you get nachos wrong? You can, it was like really thin biscuits. Dumaguete is done so tomorrow we will make the one hour or so boat trip across to the small island of Siquijor. The main selling ...

Bar-b-que day, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Bar-b-que day

A travel blog entry by jonandrose

It is a scorcher today, 35 degrees and 90% humidity. get on the tricycle to the bar b que and these things are cheap but look like death traps, no wonder they strongly believe in god here.... Fingers crossed is the best I can manage hahaha. The food and ...

Dumaguete, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Dumaguete

A travel blog entry by mattock

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... the visayas called "Negros".  Till now we havent had a great experience of major towns in the Philippines, they are mostly smoggy, noisy and over run....but Dumaguete was a pleasant surprise. Its a smaller town with a much more laid back feel and is ...

Travelling VIP style to Dumaguete, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Travelling VIP style to Dumaguete

A travel blog entry by heli79

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... how to eat a mango with just bare hands - thanks Louie! :) Handy as I'm getting dangerously addicted to the delicious fruit; the Philippines are supposed to have the sweetest mangos in the world and I couldn't agree more. Back in town, the three of us ...

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