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Very Traffic (beree trapik!)

Very Traffic (beree trapik!)

In addition to having one of the worst internet services in the world it also has some of the worst traffic congestion. Manila is the worst.  People commuting to work can spend 3 or more hours each way.  An hour is considered nothing. Cebu is getting almost as bad. Is there a solution to this […]

Swimming with Whales in Oslob

Swimming with Whales in Oslob

In early 2012 I had the experience of “Swimming with Whales”  in Oslob which is on the southern coast of the Cebu.  I was staying with a group of friends at a beach resort in Moalboal and we decided we could not pass up the opportunity to visit Oslob and see the whale sharks. He hired […]

Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary

Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary

After feasting on fresh fish cooked over a native charcoal fire washed down with fresh coconut juice (buko) and taking a stroll along the beach we visited the Olango Island Wildlife Sanctuary which referred to as the Olango Bird Sanctuary by locals. The first thing we encountered was a sign with the cost of entry […]

Visit to Olango Island

Visit to Olango Island

A visit to Olango Island is just 5 km east of Mactan Island near Cebu, and a short ferry ride away.  I took the family there a few years back for a day trip taking the car on the Trans-Olango Shipping Corporation which is only Ferry service. The cost of taking the car was a bit of […]

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