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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 ...

A boat trip to El-nido, El-Nido, Philippines travel blog

A boat trip to El-nido

A travel blog entry by beachbum

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Having roughed it out on the road to sabang i met some other travellers who were weary of the road and were willing to share a small boat and take the seven hour journey to El-Nido from sabang, the journey was great but at times quite scary being so far ...

Boracay, Boracay, Philippines travel blog

Boracay

A travel blog entry by quirkybenny

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... that I was Filipino. After he dropped me off at the ferry, I got the boat ticket and paid the terminal fees. In the Philippines, terminal fees are charged to just get money out of money for no real reason. Ridiculous I thought, but I couldn't fight ...

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 ...

Premier jour Manille - First day in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Premier jour Manille - First day in Manila

A travel blog entry by france_rejean

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Salut tout le monde, Nous allons bien. Nous sommes en plein party ici. Nous avons passe la journee dans une procession pour St-nino. C'etait genial. Cette evenement se produit une fois par annee donc quel chance! Nous avons rencontré plein de ...

Butiki, Koronadal, Philippines travel blog

Butiki

A travel blog entry by aliawan

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... inseparable piece of this wonderful place I call home. Like the iconic Jeepney and the Bahay Kubo, the Butiki is a symbol of the Philippines and an integral part and parcel of every day life. It is a general believe that they bring good fortune to their ...

Finally went north, Bagio, Philippines travel blog

Finally went north

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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Finally we make it up to Bagio for a few days. ...

Baguio vs. Manila, Baguio, Philippines travel blog

Baguio vs. Manila

A travel blog entry by catiechan

... occupation to serve as a place of relaxation for the American settlers who needed a break from the hot tropical weather of the Philippines. The city is littered with sunflowers and pine trees and a host of other flora and fauna. The air is fresh and ...

Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Manila

A travel blog entry by blatherwick

Manila ...

Not so Thriller in Manila, Manila, Philippines travel blog

Not so Thriller in Manila

A travel blog entry by candg

C - Holy crap!  I have never seen so many guns in all my born days.  There were the security guards at all the hotels, with reflective gear and rifles, there were the guys in camos at the train stations with the police dogs (OK, not guns, but ...

The Great Divide in Boracay, Boracay, Panay, Philippines travel blog

The Great Divide in Boracay

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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... Lonely Planet book might have gotten into her coconut head. She was plain rude. In fact, the only rude person I had encountered in the Philippines besides the pimps in Manila. As you can tell, I won't stand for snobbery. So what did I do? Nothing. I ...

Turkey Day 2009!, Pasig City, Philippines travel blog

Turkey Day 2009!

A travel blog entry by catiechan

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We're celebrating Thanksgiving here in the office. Though we're here in the Philippines, we're still mindful of the holidays celebrated by our American counterparts. This week our company is hosting a Turkey-Making competition. What's the catch? The ...

The Celebration of Saint Rafeal, Tacloban, Philippines travel blog

The Celebration of Saint Rafeal

A travel blog entry by elsat

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... a celebration of the patron Saint, San Rafeal. During Fiesta Bliss is filled with people from many cities across the Philippines, drinking, eating, and being merry. Friends and families gather together to honor and give thanks to the patron Saint.  ...

Adorable Children, Palo, Philippines travel blog

Adorable Children

A travel blog entry by elsat

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Hellooo, The orphanage was really good today.  I ended up going from 8 to 2 I just couldn't leave the kids.  I love playing and cuddling each of them.  Today the house mothers were pretty much out of the room the whole morning (I'm not ...

swimming with the Whale Sharks, Donsol, Philippines travel blog

swimming with the Whale Sharks

A travel blog entry by mattock

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I had read months before our trip that we could swim with huge docile whale sharks in a place called Donsol in south Luzon if you get there in the right months of their migration and we timed it well.  We arrived in Donsol and found a peaceful ...

Beach for sale, El Nido, Philippines travel blog

Beach for sale

A travel blog entry by cyclingvietnam

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 Lahettiin aamulla laiturille venailee laivaa palawanin paasaarelle. Laiturilla oli normaali pieni outriggeri ja kysyttiin parilta paikalliselta etta missas se laiva joka lahtee el nidoon on? "Yes sir, it's right here" Okay..... Kelattiin etta ehka ...

Dreaming or getting real in Dakak, Dipolog, Philippines travel blog

Dreaming or getting real in Dakak

A travel blog entry by writeonthespot

... fantasy? Before you answer these questions, allow me first to recounta trip we took to Mindanao, the southern part of the Philippines. Our Zamboanga del Norte trip has been filled withexcitement as we opted to be tucked away at beautiful Dakak. ***** ...

My 1st 'proper' tropical beach in the Philippines., Alona Beach, Philippines travel blog

My 1st 'proper' tropical beach in the Philippines.

A travel blog entry by richierich33

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... though slow only cost me 25 peso. Alona Beach is the first 'proper' tourist tropical beach resort i have been to in the Philippines and its lovely – just what i’ve been waiting for. It’s primarily a diving mecca with Balicasag and ...

manila, philippines!my second hometown!!!!, Manila, Philippines travel blog

manila, philippines!my second hometown!!!!

A travel blog entry by james21

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... , the traffic, the noise that the city has, and the crimes...being a native of a peaceful city of Koronadal City, South Cotabato, Philippines, im not already new about all of this. But in the contrary of all the bad aura that Manila have, this place ...

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. ...

WWII Japanese ship wreck dive, Culion, Philippines travel blog

WWII Japanese ship wreck dive

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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In 1944, 10 Japanese ships were sank by the American military and each ship has become a famous wreck dive in Coron. We dived 2 wrecks today and these were completely different from a reef dive! Rather than being in awe of the colorful, beautiful ...

I am done with motorcycles., Coron, Philippines travel blog

I am done with motorcycles.

A travel blog entry by oshioshi

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We had quite a day from hell today! Since we enjoyed our motorcycle ride in Bohol last week, we decided to bike around the island on Luis's last day today. The locals had informed us we would be riding through some dirt road, but we thought it just ...

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 ...

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 ...

Palawan Paradise, Puerto Princesa, Philippines travel blog

Palawan Paradise

A travel blog entry by kevandhazel

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... – the local church. We also visited the nearby WWII memorial park. As you might know there was heavy fighting in the Philippines between the Allied and Japanese during the Second World War. As it was again very hot and humid we decided to have ...

Siaton, Negros Oriental, Siaton, Philippines travel blog

Siaton, Negros Oriental

A travel blog entry by 7tck7334

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Vigan in an Afternoon, Vigan, Philippines travel blog

Vigan in an Afternoon

A travel blog entry by wilsonheng

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Rice Congee Took a taxi to Partas Bus Terminal near SM City Mall, only to just miss the 9 am Vigan bound bus. Partas would not issue advance ticket for 10 am, so I made myself comfortable at a breakfast stall and ordered a bowl of Lugaw - a rice congee ...

CWC Wakeboard Park, Naga, Philippines travel blog

CWC Wakeboard Park

A travel blog entry by daniellejohnson

We headed back to Rex's where we had just enough time to shower and reorganize our bags. Then we headed to the ferry, then took some Vans to the town of Naga, and then to the CWC Wakeboard Park. We're staying in huts literally right off of the park, it's ...

Around Manila, Intramuros, Philippines travel blog

Around Manila

A travel blog entry by suokkotravels

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... classic old hotels around; like Raffles in Singapore. Also went to San Augustine  , one of the oldest churches in Philippines dating back to 1587. And Intramuros (the old Spanish section of Manila) and Fort Santiago where the Rizal Shrine is ...

Island Hopping, Quezon City, Philippines travel blog

Island Hopping

A travel blog entry by monhenderson

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... serenity. There was only down side to the whole trip - day 1 I was responsibily applying my sunscreen (purchased in the Philippines), only to realise very early on that the SPF quality was significantly inferior to that of Aus/NZ sunscreen standards and ...

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