Travel Blogs from Oslob, Philippines

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Tauchen mit Walhaien !!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Tauchen mit Walhaien !!!

A travel blog entry by marlene1

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Day 11 - mini break, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Day 11 - mini break

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

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Today we headed down south of Cebu for a weekend away (we realised it was a Saturday!) with the clear blue sea and white sands of Oslob. Luckily we were able to leave our main bags in a secure room at the hostel we would be heading back to in a few days, ...

Day 13 - Disney night, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Day 13 - Disney night

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

... to sleep past 7.30 nowadays, hopefully this will continue for uni! The day was fairly uneventful, with a coastal 3 hour bus journey from Oslob to Cebu city taking up the majority of the day. When we arrived back in our hostel we settled for an early ...

Whale Shark Watching in Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale Shark Watching in Oslob

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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... companions flew back to Iloilo in the early morning and we had to the extend our visa before we could move on. Unfortunately the Philippines only allow you to stay for 21 days with the initial visa on arrival – which is way too short to ...

The deadly sea snake, tarantula & Tiffany rock, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

The deadly sea snake, tarantula & Tiffany rock

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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You know it's going to be a unique day when you come into contact with both a deadly sea snake and a spider the size of a small saucepan! Life on paradise island was just that - paradise. White sand, crystal clear blue water and nobody about unless ...

Day 12 - close encounter with the gentle giants, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Day 12 - close encounter with the gentle giants

A travel blog entry by katandhannah

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With a nice 6am start we headed out (all of 5 feet) to the sea to grab a boat for our whale watching experience. After the detailed orientation (consisting of 2 mins, from which the basic rule is "touch a shark, go to jail") we finally headed deep into ...

The most perfect birthday surprise ever, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

The most perfect birthday surprise ever

A travel blog entry by kandjgonomad

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So we are staying on the super exclusive and private Sumilon Island. A truly wonderful surprise from James....i have no idea how long we will be here but it is so beautiful that I want to cry! It really is heavenly plus I have been told I have 2 one hour ...

Whale sharks again.... yeahhhh ;-))), Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale sharks again.... yeahhhh ;-)))

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... to see these gorgeous animals sooo close - really unforgettable moments for us ;-))).  We have been almost eight weeks in the Philippines and when we are looking back we are happy to say that the time here was very pleasant and we appreciated every ...

Philippines - Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines - Oslob

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... , El Nido or Boracay, but this is probably for the first time you have been introduced the place called Oslob. When still planning our trip to Philippines we found out that there were two spots in Philippines where one can swim with whale sharks: Donsol ...

Philippines Trip - Day 8 (Moalboal - Oslob), Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines Trip - Day 8 (Moalboal - Oslob)

A travel blog entry by simonhaven

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... la vue...), gâchant un peu notre plaisir. Après un trajet en bus de quelques heures, nous arrivons finalement à notre auberge à Oslob, réellement reculée du centre, mais au pied de notre activité prévue pour le lendemain matin: nager avec des ...

Swimming With Giants, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Swimming With Giants

A travel blog entry by louloubelle

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It was a very long drive to Oslob. We were stuck in Cebu traffic for a long time!! We finally made it to the resort though and the kids had some time to go swimming before bed. The next morning we got up early and headed to the staging area for whale ...

Fødselsdag, hvalhajer og tømmermænd., Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Fødselsdag, hvalhajer og tømmermænd.

A travel blog entry by bonnie-n-clyde

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... Ved et tiden tog 15 af os til busstationen i højt humør og prøvede at finde en bus der kørte syd på til Oslob der er kendt for sine hvalhajer. Det lykkedes men den kørte først kl 3. Det var en lang og munter tur, nogle sov, ...

Divine diving & snorkelling  with whale sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Divine diving & snorkelling with whale sharks

A travel blog entry by lyncraven

... Bohol!  The reason I’m going back is because Balicasag Island is one of the premier diving spots in the Philippines!  Declared a marine sanctuary, the island is ringed by a pristine reef that really drops down to incredibly deep cliffs, ...

Philippines with Chell - Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Philippines with Chell - Oslob

A travel blog entry by hsdodril

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... of the island which Cebu city is part of. The drive was picturesque, with the highway in parallel to the Cebu Strait. We reach Oslob and in particular, Tan-awan, after the lengthy early morning drive, and pay 3700 pesos as fees for all of us... why.... ...

So what do we do today?, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

So what do we do today?

A travel blog entry by deano-webby

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... a little. You can only swim with the sharks in the morning so that options was off the table. So what else is there to do in Oslob? Nothing. We walked around at the 'town' which was a 200 metre strip of a few hotels and scuba places and that was it. ...

Whale of a time watching the whale sharks !!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale of a time watching the whale sharks !!!

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Swimming with whale sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Swimming with whale sharks

A travel blog entry by jcatunao

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... air, taxi, tricycle (tuk tuk), speed boats, and long boats to see 12 beautiful islands out of 7107 islands of Philippines was truly a roller coaster adventure that my children, niece, and nephew will always remember. Traveling to Philippines to swim with ...

Oslob bound , so where the hell is Oslob?, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Oslob bound , so where the hell is Oslob?

A travel blog entry by roger_ramjet

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... sleepy village of Oslob, just short of the Tanawan site. The whole province, including Tanawan, is referred to generally as Oslob, so I understood their incredulity. “Yes, we want to stop in Oslob.” we assure the conductor, and he eventually ...

Butanding, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Butanding

A travel blog entry by bsuarez

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Mistaken Identity, Sharks and Falls, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Mistaken Identity, Sharks and Falls

A travel blog entry by donmarlo

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... . Rainbows are formed by this phenom. I am very glad to share this experience with Jason, who, in his 11 years of living in Oslob has never been to this place. And its only a few kilometers from their house!!! No money can buy the look of happiness in the ...

May 26, 2012, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

May 26, 2012

A travel blog entry by anmaan

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Whale shark watching at Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale shark watching at Oslob

A travel blog entry by rachelsmith1086

... trip! Catherine knew straight away that I wanted to do it and we agreed to be up and ready at 4am ready for the three hour drive to Oslob. The trip was quite expensive as we had to hire the car and then pay for the whale shark trip in top of it but to me ...

Olsob - Whale Sharks, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Olsob - Whale Sharks

A travel blog entry by lajsoper

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... air conditioned public bus. It was very comfortable and very cheap. We had been offered by the taxi drivers in Cebu City to get to Oslob from Cebu City for PHP3000, which is equivalent to about A$75, not very much. But the bus fare was only PHP300 for ...

Thresher Sharks, travel to Oslob, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Thresher Sharks, travel to Oslob

A travel blog entry by ryansarah

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... at the Southern Bus Terminal. Luckily they had waited for us and it was so nice to see them! We got the 4pm bus together to Oslob 3.5 hours away. It went really fast though, as we chatted most the way!!! Took us awhile to find a place to stay as a lot ...

Welcome to the Whale Shark Circus, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Welcome to the Whale Shark Circus

A travel blog entry by nluz00

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After about a 3 and a half hour bus ride (this time in air con!), I got off at my stop in Oslob for the whale shark watching. I got there at around 7:30am, and was in the water by 8am. What was going on here is a little ridiculous from an outsiders point ...

Today went a little wrong..., Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Today went a little wrong...

A travel blog entry by deano-webby

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... ! Yes, I still had an hour trip on the bike ahead and darkness had settled in but I had cash! Mum, Leroy was a safe driver and got home fine... Food then bed... I'm not sure if I like the Philippines... Deano & Webby - it's been a long day. ...

SHARK!!!!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

SHARK!!!!!

A travel blog entry by banyon

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... he will send all the pictures he took on his underwater camera! What a top guy! Heartfelt thanks to the people of Oslob, AmericanEric and AussieJeff. And also a gigantic sized thanks to the Whale Sharks and their lack of killer teeth. Truly Incredible. ...

Whale worth a visit!!, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

Whale worth a visit!!

A travel blog entry by adamwilson4

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... Cebu because I've already seen the city. I eventually decided to get a flight to Brunei for a few days then fly back to the Philippines to get another 30day visa. After booking my flight for 6pm I deiced to share a taxi with Aline so it will save us both ...

WHALLLEEE SHHARKS, Oslob, Philippines travel blog

WHALLLEEE SHHARKS

A travel blog entry by ccmurray

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... type of a furniture shipping company. The place where we were staying was originally their vacation home. Then a few years ago Oslob found out they had resident whale sharks, instead of just being part of the migration pattern. Tourism boomed but they ...

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