Travel Blogs from Negros, 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 ...

Bunnies and Geckos, Tambobo Bay, Philippines travel blog

Bunnies and Geckos

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... to think I once wanted an iguana.  The Kookoo's Nest is an hour-and-a-half ride from the island of Negros' provincial capital Dumaguete, but worth every bumpy kilometre. Aside from the damned lizards it's quite the little paradise. There's a ...

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 ...

Bacolod (Airport), Bacolod, Philippines travel blog

Bacolod (Airport)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive ...

Day 3 in Dauin, Bacong, Philippines travel blog

Day 3 in Dauin

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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A few months ago when I was still planning my trip to the Phils, I posted a question online on Travelfish.org about some recommended diving destinations. This Aussie named John wrote me back, recommending Dumaguete, and telling me that he and his wife ...

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 ...

Lake Balanan, Siaton, Philippines travel blog

Lake Balanan

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Lake Balanan, lays some 100kms (ish) south  of Dumaguete. Its a lake created after an earthquake in 1925, blocking the route of a naturally occuring stream. It has been developed into a toruist site...and in my opinon is better than twin lakes. ...

Lykken ved et laengeventet gensyn, Dumaguete, Philippines travel blog

Lykken ved et laengeventet gensyn

A travel blog entry by elinatroels

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    Endelig kom dagen.. Troels var naer boblet over af forventningens glaede, hvilket der vel ikke er saa meget at sige til; naar nu man har brugt godt et aar paa at overtale een af sine allerbedste venner til at komme til Asiens land og rejse ...

Siaton, Negros Oriental, Siaton, Philippines travel blog

Siaton, Negros Oriental

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Tambobo Bay, Philippines travel blog

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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... - and then headed back towards the beach - with a parade in tow.    Our return to Time was delayed by the Philippines other national pastime... Karaoke! We ended up at what we thought was a bar for a quick drink but what was actually a woman's ...

Bacolod (Airport), Bacolod, Philippines travel blog

Bacolod (Airport)

A travel blog entry by andy-swiss

Arrive Bacolod ...

Sugar Beach, Sipalay, Philippines travel blog

Sugar Beach

A travel blog entry by kyley

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... for them as well, then sat at a little bar on the beach and had a new beer!  The Gold Eagle.  All beer in the Philippines is made by the same brewery, and until now I’d only seen three kinds- Light, Pale Pilsen and Red Horse.  So I ...

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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Ribs to die for, Burgers that melt in your mouth, 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 ...

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 ...

Hungover After St. Patrick's Day, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Hungover After St. Patrick's Day

A travel blog entry by wanderlustroots

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 I threw my walking stick into the sea today!!!! It was a really fun Vicors and Vamps theme party for St. Patrick's Day at Coral Cay.  The owners went all out and had guiness, jameson, and of course Irish car bombs. It was nice to be on the ...

CasaRoRo Falls, Valencia, Philippines travel blog

CasaRoRo Falls

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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I have arrived..., Dauin, Philippines travel blog

I have arrived...

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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Finally at my first stop of Mo's tour! I landed in Manila last night after a gruesome 19-hour flight. The Cathay Pacific airline wasn't too shabby, I must say. They had a huge selection of newly released movies that kept me up and entertained for 15 ...

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 ...

Time for a RANT, San Juan, Siquijor, Philippines travel blog

Time for a RANT

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... . They are generally only here for about three weeks and aren’t travelling on a budget. This probably explains why the Philippines are expensive compared to most SE Asian countries, which leads me onto another bugbear of mine - the fact that these ...

Eating Well in Bacolod, Bacolod, Negros, Philippines travel blog

Eating Well in Bacolod

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... for 500 php  including air conditioning, cable TV, ensuite and wifi (unreliable but).   Manokan Country Throughout the Philippines, this local fast food chain Mang Inasal has become an institution and it originated from Bacolod. Well, the ...

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 ...

Last Day in Dauin, Dauin, Philippines travel blog

Last Day in Dauin

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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Can't believe I have been in the Philippines for 10 days already!!! Time sure does fly by when you're having fun! I mean REALLY. Six months are going to fly by. I've done some amazing diving here. The corals reminded me a lot of my first dive in ...

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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... slags venten.  Dumaguete er navnet paa havnebyen af en tilpas stoerrelse, som ligger paa den nederste, sydlige del af oeen Negros. Det er en hyggelig studieby, med nogenlunde alt man kunne behoeve inden for raekkevidde, og folket er generelt ganske ...

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