Travel Blogs from Philippines, Philippines

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Basic as it gets., Sabang, Philippines travel blog

Basic as it gets.

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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Arriving in Puerto Princesa we didn't really know what we were doing or where we were going. We stopped off in a cafe to get away from the hustle and bustle that is the taxi area at the airport. After a drink we found out we needed to get to the bus ...

A weekend of Island hopping., El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A weekend of Island hopping.

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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When we arrived in El Nido we arranged to meet Hardy later for a drink and went to look for somewhere to stay. Whilst looking we walked into the pensioners parade, a celebration of old people! Very cool to see them all happy and to see people come out ...

Wreck Diving at its best., Coron, Philippines travel blog

Wreck Diving at its best.

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... booked to Vietnam from Manila and we had our flights booked to Manila from Coron. So off we went. On the flight, we had inside knowledge of a game the air crew played (going on several flights in the Philippines) We managed to win a flask! How cool. ...

Mountain life, Banaue, Batad, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Mountain life

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Manila, not a big thrilla', Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila, not a big thrilla'

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... changed with the defeat of the Spanish was in who was doing the economic exploitation. For all intents and purposes, the Philippines became a de facto American colony and supported a number of US military bases. In 1941 when the Japanese declared war on ...

Mountains Of Rice, Banaue, Philippines travel blog

Mountains Of Rice

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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... improvements (vs robbing the country blind like so many others). There's also an approaching election in the Philippines which has accelerated the building programs since sponsoring politicians get their name in lights (buying voters with their own ...

Sharks!!!, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog

Sharks!!!

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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We got into Cebu quite late, we had booked a place on some various website and when we got there it wasn't what it looked like on the site. Oh well only one night then off to a lovely Island that's said to be Boracay's baby brother. Next morning we had ...

Tropical Ice Skating, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Tropical Ice Skating

A travel blog entry by tdv95

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Having seen most of the sites of Manila a couple of years ago, we are just planning on using the city as a hub to connect to parts of the country we hadn't yet seen. Unfortunately we've now dropped one of those destinations, Palawan, because apparently ...

Last hurrah in Asia, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

Last hurrah in Asia

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... 'd had a chance to take a train as well then we would have taken just about every form of non-animal transport in the Philippines! Despite the bit of an ordeal getting here, it was totally worth it; this place is absolutely gorgeous!   Boracay has ...

Typhoon, lahar slide, and the white people, San Isidro, Philippines travel blog

Typhoon, lahar slide, and the white people

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... his characters fatalistically suffered natural, political, and social disasters, so too have the residents of San Isidro, Philippines, where I spent 6 weeks volunteering, learning, working, and living more intensely than ever before... The story.... ...

21 hrs of hard travel - My bum hurts and we stink, Manila, Philippines travel blog

21 hrs of hard travel - My bum hurts and we stink

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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So it was time to say farewell to the Philippines.  The day began at 6am as the fan died we were just getting our bags on to our backs and leaving behind the hut that we had called home for the last week.  We gave the key back and asked about ...

Bohol bum bags....they're the future, Cebu City, Philippines travel blog

Bohol bum bags....they're the future

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We woke after a troubled and argumentative night regarding playing computer games whilst the Wizard is trying to sleep.  Erica edit: I got a bit addicted to spider solitaire, but I had the sound off and had the screen turned away from him! Anyway, ...

Cliffhanger, Banaue, Philippines travel blog

Cliffhanger

A travel blog entry by katshannon

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... in confusion and started giggling. Elvis explained that these remote mountain people couldn't speak Tagalog, the native tongue of the Philippines, but in fact spoke English - the result of too many missionaries and not enough effort to maintain ...

Beer Breakfast, Salsa Shaker, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Beer Breakfast, Salsa Shaker

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It was 5am. We had not slept for 24 hours and the airport was deserted except for a bell ringing electro-Santa, a bored hirsute man in a Russian hat, and ourselves. At times like this you become oblivious to reality. All conversations become ...

Happy Birthday Erica, Loboc, Philippines travel blog

Happy Birthday Erica

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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I woke up at 10am in a bamboo hut in the middle of the jungle in the Philippines on my 31st birthday, I would guess my most surreal birthday ever. I know I woke up last year in a tent on a beach in the Inner Hebrides next to a dog but I think that this ...

How to not be a sex tourist but feel like one., Cebu, Philippines travel blog

How to not be a sex tourist but feel like one.

A travel blog entry by foolsgold

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Well. It is I Vinny, and I'm back in Manly Australia once again. Which means I survived the Philippines with its sex tourism, murder, election issues and military action. And I LOVED it. Great place, great people, crap food. Well crap may be unfair. Bland ...

Back in The Swing of Things, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Back in The Swing of Things

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... face and quite devastating to think of the long term consequences Typhoon Haiyan will have on millions of people not only in the Philippines, but on the entire world. Please continue to keep the survivors in your thoughts and prayers.   Bangon Leyte! ...

Six Months of Challenges, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Six Months of Challenges

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hello Everyone, As May 8th rolls around I am reminded of the challenges that seemed insurmountable exactly 6 months from today. My own personal strength has surprised me, but the strength of those around me has completely astonished me. It is incredible ...

Chocolate droppings, Bohol, Philippines travel blog

Chocolate droppings

A travel blog entry by reece_and_elle

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... the 'VIP' part.... the only thing is people think they owned the place and talked all night, until Elle went and told them to button it up! The next morning we had a flight booked to Puerto Princesa on Palawan, off to the western parts of the Philippines. ...

As Days Pass By, Palo, Philippines travel blog

As Days Pass By

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... nearly 70 people in Colorado this weekend for a Bowling Event that raised over $2,000 dollars for the GoAbroad Foundation Philippines Rebuilding Efforts. A Catholic Church in the U.S. raised funds to build two homes in Cangumbang thanks to the efforts of ...

Life Goes On, Palo, Philippines travel blog

Life Goes On

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hi Everyone, And as the saying goes, Life goes on, and truly it does. Despite every challenge and obstacle, the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan push forward with incredible determination and optimism. The miracle of survival and life is apparent as enjoy ...

Tropical Storm Basyang, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Tropical Storm Basyang

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hello Everyone, It is too soon for more. The wind and rain are picking up as yet another tropical storm heads our way. Though still a low category typhoon, a level 2 in the southern part of Leyte and a level 1 here in Tacloban, anxiety levels are high ...

The Future is Still Bright, Palo, Philippines travel blog

The Future is Still Bright

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hello Everyone, In the last week I attended four graduation ceremonies for the children in Cangumbang. With each ceremony I was reminded of how blessed we all are to be here. Nearly 5 months after the storm, and all of the children were able to graduate ...

Leaps & Bounds, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Leaps & Bounds

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hi Everyone, First I must apologize for keeping so many individuals out of the loop for the past two weeks, but let me tell you the past two weeks have been a whirlwind for me. However, in the end I can easily see that the progress in Cangumbang has ...

Overwhelming Energy, Palo, Philippines travel blog

Overwhelming Energy

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hello Everyone, On Wednesday night, as usual, I visited the center as the sun completed its work for the day. Carter, Brandon, and I headed out to Cangumbang, equipped with peanuts and bread filled with coconut for the kids. They were a bit out of ...

Blessings & Anticipation, Palo, Philippines travel blog

Blessings & Anticipation

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hi Everyone, As the week began my heart was filled with dread as a tropical depression grew southeast of the Philippines and its path continued to turn directly towards Leyte. The roof of the center won't be installed until next week, and I couldn't bear ...

Absolutely Crazy Visit, Palo, Philippines travel blog

Absolutely Crazy Visit

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... to make "Ladys Choice" sandwiches like they wanted. Ladys Choice is a type of sandwich spread they have here in the Philippines. After downing two loaves of bread and a whole jar of Ladys choice their energy continued. I headed downstairs to give Nanay ...

A romantic dinner for one......, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

A romantic dinner for one......

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We had made our minds up last night that we were all snorkeled out for the moment so we would hang up our fins, masks and snorkels and get down to the really fun stuff....Andrew's dissertation.  It would be my job to proof read, edit and generally ...

Just Passin' Thru, Cebu City, Philippines travel blog

Just Passin' Thru

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... night in Cebu City. Tomorrow we catch SuperFerry. There's a massive shopping mall close to where we're staying. Although the Philippines is very poor there is no shortage of shoppers in this mall that's probably as pleasant as any we have at home. ...

The Third Day, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

The Third Day

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hello Everyone, Much like the day before, we spent the majority of the day searching for employees and friends, as well as trying to find food and water. The day was long, we awoke extremely early, and the night was long as we worried about what was ...

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