Category Archives: Philippines

Filipino Adventures

It was just another hot noon in the Philippines. Weronika, Monika and Krystian just got out of a cool air conditioned van somewhere in the northern part of Palawan. They got lucky, as the overgrown jeepney going to Port Barton … Continue reading

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Underwater Cabbage Patch

Weronika and I went scuba diving. What a difference! While the snorkeling was OK, a few more meters of water makes quite a difference. Apparently the dynamite fishermen were not able to strike in the places where we went diving, … Continue reading

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It Just Keeps Getting Better

We arrived in El Nido, near the northern tip of Palawan island in the Philippines. We found a reasonably priced hotel right next to the beach which offers us good views of the phenomenal sunsets which this part of the … Continue reading

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Boracay: A Beach Paradise

The white beach sand stretches for a few kilometers on the wayward side of the elongated island. The beach is wide enough to make room for everyone. The water is calm and warm and radiates in brilliant azure. The sunsets … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

In the Philippines they take their Catholicism seriously. “Jesus saves” stickers adore cars, “God loves you” t-shirts are quite popular, and you can buy your meds at the St. Francis de Assisi Pharmacy. On Good Friday, a few towns reenact … Continue reading

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Philippines Welcome To

Philippines, here we come! We got to Manila and were assaulted by the city. Same same, but different from the rest of Southeast Asia. Personally, it reminds me of Jakarta, but more claustrophobic. There are also many of begging men, … Continue reading

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