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All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part VI, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

All Hands Project Leyte Typhoon Relief - part VI

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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Our Sto Nino project has come to an end - more of less. The houses are completed, what's left are digging trenches for the water to run off and building 3 community kitchens.  The next project of 140 houses is around the corner and I would love to ...

Thresher Sharks, Malapasqua, Philippines travel blog

Thresher Sharks

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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In one day we were able to get from Bohol to this a little 2km Island (via: Jeepney,trike,ferry,taxi,bus,row boat and motorboat). The main attraction of this Island is diving with Thresher sharks. This dive site was found by guys that were laying cable ...

diving, Malapascua, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by beachbum


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 ...

Tribes of Mindanao, the Yakan., Basilan, Philippines travel blog

Tribes of Mindanao, the Yakan.

A travel blog entry by aliawan


The last Tribes of Mindanao, the Yakan; Mountain Dwellers. Mindanao, the Philippines' southernmost island, is a virtual and cultural melting pot, although the island carries many influences and flavours from other lands, many indigenous tribes inhabit ...

Hej przygodo!, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Hej przygodo!

A travel blog entry by poleczka


Dlaczego musimy znowu wstawać o piątej rano? Ta pora pobudki jakoś nas prześladuje. Ustawione tury na prysznic, zamówione śniadanie, a rezerwacja miejsc w Jeepney'u zrobiona- tak, takie szczegóły mamy ogarnięte. ...

Panglao- tiny beach, big draw, Panglao, Philippines travel blog

Panglao- tiny beach, big draw

A travel blog entry by jonwalla24


Been a while since I last saw a computer! Just as long since I saw a place to do laundry :P funky aromas all round. So after a day stop-over in Dumaguette town where we reverted back to 'western mode' and went to a big shiny mall to watch a movie/eat ...

Coming Together, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Coming Together

A travel blog entry by elsat


Hi Everyone, This week started with yet another holiday off of placement on Monday. I spent the day relaxing and catching up on sleep from the busy weekend.  Tuesday and Wednesday I went to placement as usual. Jonathan is due for his 6 week ...

Gorgeous but very, very busy., Boracay, Philippines travel blog

Gorgeous but very, very busy.

A travel blog entry by richierich33


... such an event. The following day i actually went diving even though it's more expensive here than elsewhere in the Philippines due to a 'price agreement' between all the dive shops on the island which stops them competing for business by undercutting ...

Typhoon Ondoy, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Typhoon Ondoy

A travel blog entry by hungyhungyhippo

Flight from Iloilo sent back after circling around Manila for an hour. Sorry no pics, just wanted to get out of here. ...

Pristine Moalboal, Moalboal, Philippines travel blog

Pristine Moalboal

A travel blog entry by claraklaver


Het stadse leven in de filipijnen ontvlucht, zit ik ineens aan een prachtig strand met helder blauw water en spierwit zand. Het slaperige dorpje doet zacht aan, de mensen zijn vriendelijk en ik zie maar een handje vol westeners, dat hier rondloopt. ...

Boracay Rum, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

Boracay Rum

A travel blog entry by alanhopkins

... is that travelling there is pretty straightforward, the places pick themselves for the most part and they follow a basic sensible route. The Philippines on the other hand looks like someone had a curry then took a shit next to Malaysia. In short it's not ...

Mary Rose, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

Mary Rose

A travel blog entry by elsat


Hi Everybody, This week has gone by sooo fast.  We have been busy like every day and night. This afternoon we cooked dinner for our sponsor partner and their families.  It was sooo hott in the kitchen cooking!!  Then we walked to their ...

First Day, Palo, Philippines travel blog

First Day

A travel blog entry by elsat


Hi Everyone, After much delay I was finally able to go to my new placement today.  The children there are all so adorable of course.  And all they really need is love and attention.  It was hard for me to give it to all of them since there ...

Mindanao, seen through the eyes of a Kano., Mindanao, Koronadal City, Philippines travel blog

Mindanao, seen through the eyes of a Kano.

A travel blog entry by aliawan


... in that person or his story, it took me some time to find out that this is considered as an aggressive gesture in the Philippines. Being a direct person myself and used to speak my mind when it pleases me, I began to grow a little confused as I realized ...

Didn't make the top seven? Add another eighth..., Banaue, Ifugao, Luzon, Philippines travel blog

Didn't make the top seven? Add another eighth...

A travel blog entry by aconthego


... of the wonder.  Another scene where words cannot describe and pictures cannot come close to capturing the magic of the Philippines.  The terraces still produce a large majority of the nations fine rice, and still not a piece of heavy machinery ...

Do the cave 'trek' - it's awesome., Sagada, Philippines travel blog

Do the cave 'trek' - it's awesome.

A travel blog entry by richierich33


Caught the 8:30am local bus from Baguio through the scenic hills and valleys of the Cordillera to Sagada. The area is famous for its hiking; caves; and hanging coffins suspended in the limestone cliffs. The journey took 5˝ hours and only cost a paltry ...

Island Hopping and trinket escaping, Mactan Island, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping and trinket escaping

A travel blog entry by


... to market their wares; they were very grateful for our kind offer of free transport! It was a superb "Fun in the Philippines" day, with brilliant blue skies and dazzling seas of extravagant hues. With light hearts and great expectations, we motored off ...

Tito, Wawa Dam, Cock Pit, Special Forces, OH MY!!, Quezon City and Beyond..., Philippines travel blog

Tito, Wawa Dam, Cock Pit, Special Forces, OH MY!!

A travel blog entry by jenai


... across the street where a Medical Mission was being held. Medical Missions are staged quite often in depressed areas of the Philippines by either non-profits, Rotary Clubs, or municipalites. People can pre-register to get a free medical check up and ...

Horizontal Rain, Iloilo City, Panay, Philippines travel blog

Horizontal Rain

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng


Weather Report Adjacent to Halaran Hotel, is this cottage looking hotel which has slightly dearer room prices. I thought a christmas breakfast here should be alright. Turned out to be pretty awful and expensive. Gravy meat on rice. How could they get it ...

Soaked in Iloilo, Iloilo City, Panay, Philippines travel blog

Soaked in Iloilo

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng


Wet Pants I expected today to be a write off. TV weather forecast had upgraded the storm to Tropical Storm Signal 1. Not the worst storm but the winds were fiercely intense. I was planning to visit Guimaras Island but had to shelf it for tomorrow if ...

Guimaras' Cardio Workout, San Miguel, Guimaras Island, Philippines travel blog

Guimaras' Cardio Workout

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng


... I rocked up to the museum and discovered it shut for renovations. This had got to be the worst town I visited in the Philippines. It was 3 pm, I resigned to my fate and started making my way back to the port. Picked up some Guimaras mangoes ...

Asia's Latin American Branch - Part 2, Panglao, Philippines travel blog

Asia's Latin American Branch - Part 2

A travel blog entry by welovemondays


... in one of the most beautiful waterfalls we have ever seen and Steve ate cake, citing the long-held merienda tradition in the Philippines whereby it is essential to eat at least one cake every afternoon. Back at base, Tom and Irv decided to arrange a trip ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Manila ...

Baguio, Baguio, Philippines travel blog


A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Baguio ...

Every day is a new day, Zaragoza, Neuva Ecija, Luzon, Philippines travel blog

Every day is a new day

A travel blog entry by aconthego


... 10 days.  I'm no longer surprised by bowls of rice at the breakfast table, my dreams all take place in the Philippines (and are increasingly become more and more valuable as horror movie plots that I could probably sell to hollywood and make millions ...

To the hospital we go, Manila, Philippines travel blog

To the hospital we go

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle


I had some time off after my birthday and we were planning on traveling north in the Philippines, however my brother's activities in Thailand didn't allow that. Not as bad as you may be imagining! He crashed on a motorbike and got a bad burn on his ...

Palawan to the max: Former capital of Taytay, Taytay, Philippines travel blog

Palawan to the max: Former capital of Taytay

A travel blog entry by steffen102


... Rangoon, the former capital of Myanmar on January 20th. But let's first see how the visa arrangement in Bangkok works. Wish me luck! :-) As usual I will post one more blog entry for the Philippines with my personal summary of my time here, so stay tuned. ...

Lanipga, Consolacion..., Cebu City, Philippines travel blog

Lanipga, Consolacion...

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334


Today my other half and I went to Liloan, to meet a friend. Firstly she took us for a brief visit to her Ate's house and WOW what a great location with the gem blue sea lapping at the wall, the only thing between the accommodation and the deep ...

Backpacking across Mindanao., South Cotabato, Philippines travel blog

Backpacking across Mindanao.

A travel blog entry by aliawan


... meter on before you get into the car, just to avoid being hassled. There are four national carriers operating within the Philippines and all have good safety records. Beware that on most domestic flights the airlines have a maximum baggage allowance from ...

The Philippines- got $20,000? You're a millionaire, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

The Philippines- got $20,000? You're a millionaire

A travel blog entry by jakeneb


... 830 am classes and roll in all tanned with our bags, and were just like, "sorry, just got back from the Philippines" pretty baller.  Epilogue Pat has been in bed for 48 hours straight since getting back, dinner last night was the first ...

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