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Our world Travel On 10th May 2007 I fled the UK on a journey around the world with a long list of places to go. Got as far as the Philippines where I met my wife. We got married on 11th May 2010 and are now sharing the experiences of travelling the world together


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India back to Philippines

Sunday, 5 Dec 2010 | Views [6291]

Thursday 2nd December - Today is the end of our journey through India and the premature return to the Philippines. We arrived on 2nd August from Malaysia, so have spent only 4 months out of our possible 5 1/2 months allowed on the visa. To ... Read more >

Hong Kong & Macau March 2010...50th Birthday celebration

Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | Views [2900]

Sat 6th Mar – As we were going to be on the move early tomorrow and it wa my birthday, we had a small birthday gathering at the house with some friends of Shiera’s and her parents and sister Kaye. They had bought me a birthday cake, ... Read more >

South to Boracay for Valentine's and beyond

Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | Views [4763]

Mon 8th Feb - We start the journey south to Boracay today, to arrive there on the 12th February. Getting there has some options on the route. We have decided to head to the western side of Mindoro at first, which meant getting to Batangas first.... Read more >

Photos: Southern Philippines Feb 2010

Sunday, 21 Mar 2010 | Photo Gallery

Southern Philippines Feb 2010
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Silang Festa Feb 1-3 2010

Thursday, 4 Feb 2010 | Views [787]

For the second year running I am in Si l ang for the Annual Fiesta. Not to be be confused with other fies t as at harvest time , this one is very much a religious festival based on Santo Nino. The first day isn't really much; more a preparation ... Read more >

Return to the Philippines

Friday, 15 Jan 2010 | Views [666]

Tue 12th Jan - After making a valiant attempt to get my blogs up to date on the web, it was time to leave for the airport. I t ook one of the taxis waiting outside of the hotel. Cost 50 Dirhams to the Airport. The route there goes past some striking ... Read more >

Gallery: Tour of the northern provinces

Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Photo Gallery

Tour of the northern provinces
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Tour of the north…Including Ilocos Norte & Cordilleras

Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Views [17541] | Comments [4]

Thu 27th Aug - Heading north for some sightseeing today. No desperate hurry as will break the journey in Baguio, a place I have been before. Easy connection to Manila Pasay EDSA area and first checked out the Partas bus company terminal, but ... Read more >

Typhoon season hits the Philippines

Tuesday, 25 Aug 2009 | Views [1896]

Mon 10th Aug - After a couple of days around the house just ambling along with stuff it was time to venture out somewhere. Didn't sound too exciting, but decided on Mahogany market in Tagaytay. On the way there dropped into the Taal Vista ... Read more >

So it's back to Philippines then

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | Views [1195]

Sun 2nd Aug - After my last posting I got really hungry and went for a meal. Wow...superb choice of an Arabic restaurant. This area is one of my favourites for the range of restaurants available. Have to be a bit choosy though, but some really ... Read more >

Silang & Indonesia here we come

Sunday, 31 May 2009 | Views [1198]

Tue 26th May - Remember me saying that I had a dose of the Diarrhoea? Well I sure did. The worse that I think I have ever had. I started yesterday at 138 pounds, which is already under what I should weigh for my height of 5ft 10in. By the end of ... Read more >

Back in Silang after Pahiyas

Monday, 25 May 2009 | Views [1186]

Sun 17 th May – After a fairly tiring trip away without much sleep, a catching up day today with not much happening Mon 18th May – It vanished into a haze of insignificance. Must have done something, but cannot ... Read more >

Gallery: Back in Silang after Pahiyas

Monday, 25 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

Back in Silang after Pahiyas
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Gallery: Pahiyas 2009

Sunday, 17 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

Pahiyas 2009
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Pahiyas 2009

Sunday, 17 May 2009 | Views [4129] | Comments [1]

Thu 14 th May – Set off to Lucban in Quezon region of South Luzon province this morning. Every year Lucban hosts the ‘Pahiyas’ festival, where hundreds of houses are decorated in the most elaborate way to celebrate a bountiful harvest.... Read more >

Gallery: Aliwan Festival 2009

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

Aliwan Festival 2009
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Gallery: Matabungkay

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Back in Silang & the new house

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Photo Gallery

Back in Silang & the new house
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Back in Silang and moved house.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | Views [1388]

Wed 22nd Apr - A domestics day today. Spotted a bit of old culture yesterday in a small store on the way in to town. When I was in Cebu, a made a comment about seeing Gugo drying out along the roadside. The bark of the Gugo tree, it ... Read more >

Gallery: Holy week in Nueva Ecija province

Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | Photo Gallery

Holy week in Nueva Ecija province
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