Travel Blogs from Roxas, Philippines

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There are Ferries and then there's SuperFerry, Visayas Sea, Philippines travel blog

There are Ferries and then there's SuperFerry

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... nbsp;   SuperFerry is a boat so massive that its owner took two words and merged them. You can do that in the Philippines. I've become a bit of a boat freak over the past few years and wanted to do the twenty-four hour journey from Cebu to ...

Life, Simimbaan, Roxas, Isabela, Philippines travel blog

Life

A travel blog entry by aconthego

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... would generally stress me out... don't.  This is life, and every aspect of it is to be appreciated.  I love the Philippines.  Yesterday we went with the youth to pick papayas for them to use to make Atsara to sell as a ...

Up a River, Green Island, Philippines travel blog

Up a River

A travel blog entry by fro-trip

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 Caladagan Island, Palawan From Cuyo it was time for some quick island hopping on the way to Palawan. First stop Caladagan Island. Sorry - don't remember much about Caladagan. THURSDAY, APRIL 12 Maraguit Island, Palawan Maraguit Island ...

A for Aklan! Starting the year right!, Aklan, Philippines travel blog

A for Aklan! Starting the year right!

A travel blog entry by xherl

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Hi everyone. This is my first blog. And it will be all about food and my travel.  My first travel was at Aklan on January of 2011. I went there with my friends which I also call my lamon/travel buddies. It was my first time to go outside Luzon and I ...

Sailing to Boracay Island, Roxas City, Philippines travel blog

Sailing to Boracay Island

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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Lahtopaiva. Kirmasimme kaikki nelja veneeseen Boracayn valkoiset hiekkarannat silmissa. Matka Roxas Cityyn kesti yhteensa 4 1/2 tuntia. Veneyrittajilla on myos tapana tienata ylimaaraista ottamalla kyytiin tyyppeja matkan varrelta (jotka tuodaan ...

Ro! Roxas!, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

Ro! Roxas!

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... like cattle class. You can forget about air-conditioning. Reminded me of the vans in Laos.   The German-Singapore-Philippines Connection Roxas town is pretty small. A tricycle driver offered to take me to Roxas Villa Hotel even though I knew it was ...

Roxas City Lights, Roxas City, Panay, Philippines travel blog

Roxas City Lights

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... to a Roxas City bound van which I only knew when I got to the pickup point. Apparently there are no connecting bus services to Roxas City. I had my suspicions but went with the van anyway. This two hours van ride costed 170 php and I sat at the front ...

Brownout, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

Brownout

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... . The journey was nice though, all coast road and rainforest. From the looks of things so far, nowhere comes close to the Philippines in terms of scenary. Off the jeepney immediately into a minivan which we had to briefly wait to fill. The minivan guy ...

Sanjski otok, Roxas City, Philippines travel blog

Sanjski otok

A travel blog entry by maja-anze

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... jih bo uspelo prinesti cez mejo. V glavnem, otok iz sanj, nepozabni trije dnevi! Danes zjutraj so naju z ladjico pripeljali nazaj v Roxas. Tam sva poiskala avtobus za El Nido-najbolj severni del otoka. To je bilo sele dozivetje! Ze takoj je bil poln, ...

Roxas, Roxas City, Philippines travel blog

Roxas

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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... avant plan. tout un spectacle. Aujourd'hui nous sommes partie pour Port Barton mais nous avons atterie a Roxas, a cause des horaires d'autobus. Nous avons rencontre un couple de californien-philipinois, decidement. Nous sommes invite a ...

Olvidable, Kalibo (poblacion), Philippines travel blog

Olvidable

A travel blog entry by cagonu

Dejamos la maravillosa ciudad de Boracay para viajar a Kalibo, desde donde teniamos que coger un vuelo  a Manila al dia siguiente. Llegamos al hotel tras coger un ferry, una furgoneta y dos triciclos (con los que tuvimos que regatear el precio). El ...

Exploration Roxas City, Roxas City, Panay, Philippines travel blog

Exploration Roxas City

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... tables and I didn't think their meals were hot either. At least the rice and free soup was hot.   Nightlife in Roxas City Roxas City is quite fun to venture out at night. There were always pockets of people or activities like the crowd shopping at ...

Tablas Island, Looc, Philippines travel blog

Tablas Island

A travel blog entry by jennafox

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Well we finally left at first what we thought was paradise. By the time we left the amount of people in Boracay had tripled with more and more boat loads arriving every hour too busy. We were lucky to have arrived when it was still super slow season, ...

Roblon, Romblon, Philippines travel blog

Roblon

A travel blog entry by jennafox

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... everywere.Our Nipa hut in the little resort even had marble floors, benches and tables made of marble. They are the biggest marble manufactureres in the Philippines. We saw the most amazing sunset at San Pedro beach resort were we stayed for a few ...

Palawan: Puerto Princesa to El Nido via Roxas, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

Palawan: Puerto Princesa to El Nido via Roxas

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

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... erratic. These usually take longer than the above options. All shuttles and buses take a mandatory pit stop in the tiny town of Roxas about a third of the way towards El Nido.  The system here goes like this -- the driver would bring everyone to ...

Down the Coast, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

Down the Coast

A travel blog entry by stu_kerry

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... some fresh fruit, etc.  Then it is on to the ferry for a ride to another one of the many islands in this extraordinary archipelago they call the Philippines!  Until then.... PS - I'm going to attempt to upload some video.  Look out for it.. ...

What about the weather!, Tangalan, Philippines travel blog

What about the weather!

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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Went to a beach to recover from the Xmas excess. Not only was it very remote, but is windy and raining too. So we couldn't do anything at all. Oh, and the noise; dogs, roosters, hammering, Karaoke, etc. Welcome to the real Philippines! I love ...

Boracay - the best beach in the World, Borocay, Philippines travel blog

Boracay - the best beach in the World

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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We planned on spending 4 days and three nights on Boracay Island with Allan's family.  We took off the day after Fiesta by renting a van to take the group on the 90 minute trip.   Our group included Allan and myself, Allan's Mom and ...

Cebu and Back to  Lezo for FIESTA!!, Lezo, Philippines travel blog

Cebu and Back to Lezo for FIESTA!!

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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... with a nearly-developed embryo inside that is boiled and eaten in the shell. It is commonly sold as streetfood in the Philippines  Popularly believed to be an aphrodisiac and considered a high-protein, hearty snack, balut are mostly sold by street ...

Going Back - Panoly to Manila, Fairways, Punta Banga, Philippines travel blog

Going Back - Panoly to Manila

A travel blog entry by ambersmom

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... , they have an afternoon booking on the Super Ferry which will cruise Kalibo to Manila in about 15-16 hours. From the Domestic airport we took a taxi back to Roxas District.  Tired but happy our Bora trip was definitely one worthy of a ...

We're here, Panoly!, Caticlan, Aklan, Philippines travel blog

We're here, Panoly!

A travel blog entry by ambersmom

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So we're here and we have 4 days and 3 nights to burn.  First once we were checked in, it was about half past one and everyone was starving so off we went to one of the resorts many restaurant outlets.  This one offered a frontal view of the ...

Spanish fort in Tay Tay, Roxas, Philippines travel blog

Spanish fort in Tay Tay

A travel blog entry by deb4grey

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After lots of goodbyes for the second time, we're loaded into a very packed van. We only have an hour and a half to get to TayTay and when we arrive it feels as though we’re cheating, usually travel days consist of at least eight hours. We’re ...

A Day in Kalibo, Kalibo (poblacion), Philippines travel blog

A Day in Kalibo

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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Woke  up really early to the sound of the roosters crowing right outside my window.  They started before dawn and didn't let up.  The family got up around 5, I tried to sleep until 6 when I got up too.  It was nice and sunny, but by ...

Day One - a day in Lezo, Lezo, Philippines travel blog

Day One - a day in Lezo

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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... who asked us if we wanted to go see the cockfights in the afternoon, and decided we did.  It was part of the Philippines experience that I wanted.  Dong Dong is the cousin of Marbi, Allan's closest family member who lives in Toronto.  After ...

A day in Lezo, Lezo, Philippines travel blog

A day in Lezo

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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... about 30 minutes of splashing around we sat at a cabin to eat our spaghetti and chicken. Just as an aside in the Philippines, spaghetti has a sweet tomato sauce. Very sweet. And is served with cut up hotdogs. It is covered with crumbled mozzarella. Not ...

Caticlan to Panoly Boat Ride, Caticlan, Aklan, Philippines travel blog

Caticlan to Panoly Boat Ride

A travel blog entry by ambersmom

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Finally made it to the Panoly Port in Caticlan and we got off the van breathing the cool, clean breeze thankfully as we've been cramped in the van for quite some time.  My daughter was excited to be onboard a boat, her first ever trip on such a kind ...

Puerta Princesa to Kalibo Town, Panay, Kalibo Town, Philippines travel blog

Puerta Princesa to Kalibo Town, Panay

A travel blog entry by eskimo

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Saturday 23 April 2011. We awoke to blue skies at 0615, the streets outside already busy with traffic. Normal routine to get us ready for breakfast and check out by 0745, the hotel courtesy bus taking us back to the airport where Mr George was waiting. ...

Last days in Lezo, Lezo, Philippines travel blog

Last days in Lezo

A travel blog entry by ksuter

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After getting back from Boracay we spent two more days in Lezo, before our planned trip to Manila and then home. As stated previously, Lezo is a lazy little town outside of Kalibo.  It is mostly a farming community, but it is famous for it's Pottery ...

We love D'Mall, Caticlan, Aklan, Philippines travel blog

We love D'Mall

A travel blog entry by ambersmom

So we took to the "D'Mall" quite easily as it has everything you could ever need and more!  Fast foods, staples like burgers and fried chicken, bottled water, shirts, sandals, sunscreens, shades, all the sourvenir items you can think of, ...

Sick silly, Caticlan, Aklan, Philippines travel blog

Sick silly

A travel blog entry by ambersmom

... after a doze.  I must recommend the young doctor who is an alumnus of the same alma mater as me, University of the Philippines.  It was afterall, a Sunday and yet he made his way and did his duty.  Thanks! Still I can't blame Pier One ...

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