Travel Blogs from Malapascua, Philippines

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Sharks!!!, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Sharks!!!

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... then shot off to the bus station to travel a few hours upland to Maya where we could get a Banka (there type of boat) to Malapascua. We met a lovely bloke called Shane on the boat over, he was Irish and very very smart. We got to the Island and started ...

Welcome to Paradise, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Welcome to Paradise

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... to get fewer and fewer and the views of the sea and beautiful fields started to come into view. This was more like the Philippines we were hoping for. The roads though were not in the best condition and our Rough Rider Driver likes his accelerator which ...

Searching for Sharks and Seahorses, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Searching for Sharks and Seahorses

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Following a recommendation from some friends of ours we headed out to Malapascua Island, which is off the north coast of Cebu Island. The island has lovely white sand beaches and clear waters and is famous for the regular sightings of Thresher Sharks. ...

An exercise in sun avoidance, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

An exercise in sun avoidance

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... we were getting to the critical stage of replanning. Anyway the planning took up most of the day. We booked more flights around the Philippines which the cost of some were a set back also the change of timing has meant we are missing out on possibly two ...

Keep your cock away from me, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Keep your cock away from me

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... actually felt fortunate that I had actually woken up and not drowned in the night. Note to self:  When holidaying in the Philippines on a budget in May, always, always, as air conditioning is well beyond your price range,  INSIST on a large fan ...

I shit you not another sea snake, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

I shit you not another sea snake

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... in it. Well in Europe to quote the Streets the two biggest narcotics in European society are Christianity and Alcohol, in the Philippines its Catholisism and basketball. Lots of houses that could barely fit 3 or four people blasting the tunes from large ...

diving, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

diving

A travel blog entry by beachbum

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well mandi came to cebu where we met up and then went to a small island called malapascua, and since the only thing to do there was diving we dove right in and got our advanced diver certificates, we saw the elusive thresher shark and huge manta rays ...

Off to a little bit of paradise, Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Off to a little bit of paradise

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

Three nights and two days on a little desert island. No cars, no roads and transport from the mainland on a little boat. Bliss - until I got ...

Amazing weather, shame about the diving., Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Amazing weather, shame about the diving.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... Maya on the northern tip of Cebu Island for only 180 peso (4½ hrs). From there it's a 100 peso (30mins) boat ride to Malapascua Island. I stayed at the Villa Sandra Backpackers which is only 300 peso in the dorm room and a really chilled out place with ...

Tauchen, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Tauchen

A travel blog entry by goni

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... und das ist viel anstrengender als ich gedacht hätte. Mit ein Grund warum ich hier den DM machen wollte ist, dass Malapascua definitiv keine Partyinsel ist und so sah ich mich abends Fotos durchschauen, Blog schreiben usw. Äh, nein. Etwa jeder zweite ...

Cebu 1 - Malapascua, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Cebu 1 - Malapascua

A travel blog entry by mattock

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... once they even stuch sweetcorn in it !? eerr Mike the owner went away for 4 days and left the place to us !.  Malapascua only has electricity from 6 to 11pm.  The island was so friendly, everyone always saying hi, children playing and animals ...

Malapascua - Advanced Diving & Thresher Sharks!, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Malapascua - Advanced Diving & Thresher Sharks!

A travel blog entry by daniellejohnson

... side. Steps lead up one side of the rock formations to the reception/restaurant that overlooks the beach and the ocean. The Philippines trip leaders have a pretty good relationship with the owner RC, so we have all the bungalows booked up just for our ...

All You Can't Eat, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

All You Can't Eat

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

The main draw on Malapascua is diving with Thresher Sharks. We are aware of it but it's not something we have considered, partly because they are at 20-25m which is beyond what our Open Water certification allows. Partly because diving is expensive and ...

Odisea de Cebu a Malapascua, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Odisea de Cebu a Malapascua

A travel blog entry by chrisyvicky

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... ). El viaje fue toda una odisea, así que ahora Chris les va a contar los detalles. Escribe Chris: El Objetivo: llegar a Malapascua, promesa de isla paradisíaca. El Plan: tomar un taxi desde el hotel hasta la estación de buses. Desde ahí un ...

To Dive Or Not To Dive?, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

To Dive Or Not To Dive?

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... days of nasi goreng. If you didn't like anything on the menu you always knew nasi goreng would be a winner. No such luck in the Philippines. As we have to be up at 4am tomorrow we rush tea but as we pay we realise that we don't have enough cash to pay ...

Matterhorn, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Matterhorn

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... out of the way. In the end the weather has pushed us forward enough for this to be justified. The original plan for the Philippines was to spend a month settled somewhere, however when we started research we figured there was way too much to see, so in ...

The happiest people I ever met., Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

The happiest people I ever met.

A travel blog entry by andremaheux

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What a great island, what a wonderful people. I spent three days on Malapascua Island and I had the feeling I knew everyone when I left. Everywhere I walked to people would yell at me: "Mr. Andre, Mr. Andre !!!!" It was so funny. This island provided ...

divemaster`n, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

divemaster`n

A travel blog entry by chriscaro

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... enn så lenge har vi ikke tatt noen, men vi skal jo være her tre uker til, så det kommer! Hilsen fra en øde øy, Malapascua lørdag 4.september 2010 imorgen har vi vært her i to uker, skal si tiden flyr! vi har som sagt blitt ferdig med resuce ...

Madness in Malapascua, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Madness in Malapascua

A travel blog entry by lucypond

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... After a sticky 5 hours I made it to the north of the island and caught the last boat over to the tiny island of Malapascua, which is supposed to be as beautiful as Boracay but less touristy. Hmm...not sure what my verdict is of this place. It ...

Retour a Cebu, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Retour a Cebu

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... . Deconnons encore, puis nous devons y aller. Dis au revoir au patron, allemand pour changer, ya que ca ici aux Philippines, des allemands, des suisses, des suedois ou finlandais, ils possedent tout et envahissent tout. Mais bon celui la est gentil comme ...

Malapascua Island, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Malapascua Island

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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... heures plus tard a Maya, montons dans une banca, pour 50 pesos chacun, et attendons quelques autres passagers. Arrivons a Malapascua 45 minutes plus tard. L'ile est toute petite mais magnifique avec une grande plage de sable blanc presque tout autour. ...

Thresher sharks and caves in Malapascua..., Malapascua Island, Philippines travel blog

Thresher sharks and caves in Malapascua...

A travel blog entry by heli79

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Malapascua is a laidback little island inhabited mainly by unbelievably friendly locals and some divers - felt at home the instant i jumped off the boat. As Geraldine, Shariff and i decided to save some money and share accommodation, we managed to find a ...

Plongees, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Plongees

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Ce matin je ne me leve pas tot comme hier, j'ai vu un requin ca me suffit. Me leve donc vers 9h15, et me rends au dive shop a 10h. David devait me rejoindre mais il a du rester au lit. Je suis le seul client encore ce matin, pars plonger avec Maria Kay, ...

Facing majestic tresher shark on easy island, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Facing majestic tresher shark on easy island

A travel blog entry by fredtrip

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... , cheap local rum and welcoming islanders who enjoy a simple and happy life. I believe the name of the island (malapascua means bad Easter) was given by Spaniards landing here under tough sea conditions at around this period. After finding a nice ...

Day 160-  Thresher Shark, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Day 160- Thresher Shark

A travel blog entry by cwienke

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I was lucky and on my first dive I was able to see two of the famous Thresher Sharks.  The dive master has dove here over 100 times and she has never seen two and she said I was very lucky.  The couple I was diving with said this was their 3rd ...

Yaaa sharks, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Yaaa sharks

A travel blog entry by jennafox

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... very beautiful. But i went snorkelling inbetween dives at Gato island and saw 2 white tip sharks swimming around down below me!!! Malapascua is a really awesome little island they were having a festival while we were there. me and chad partied with all ...

Finding threshers, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Finding threshers

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

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... to fill a fairly large outrigger boat and we were off on a 30minute sail across the short stretch of water across to the island. Malapascua island is famous for its thresher sharks that can be found at a nearby site. And the main reason I was here. After ...

Well Isle be damned! Another perfect island., Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Well Isle be damned! Another perfect island.

A travel blog entry by caroline_little

... have been easy to spend lots more time in Malapascua relaxing and doing nothing but we’ve only got 18 days left in the Philippines and there is much to see and do, so we headed to our next destination. Here are the photos. Next stop, Padre ...

Malapascua, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Malapascua

A travel blog entry by stubo

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Malapascua. The taxi for the bus station from Cebu city was a bit pricy but the bus was cheap enough up to Maya. The bus went on and on for 5 hours or so but we got into the port at Maya and I hoped straight on the little boat and waited for it to fill ...

Renard des mers et Ivy's birthday...., Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Renard des mers et Ivy's birthday....

A travel blog entry by emeric.bensaci

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Me reveille a 4h15, trop dur... Reveille Ivy aussi car ya pas de raison, puis elle se rendort. La douche ne marche pas, donc ben j'y vais sans me laver. Me rends au dive shop a 4h45, en chemin  croise David, donc on y va ensemble. Le temps que le ...

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