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Trip: Philippines 2014

There are [19] stories from my trip: Philippines 2014


Projects galore!

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 10 Aug 2014 | Views [385]

I’m not ready to come home!! It’s so exciting getting to come back in a week and a half to see everyone, but at the same time it’s so sad. I feel like I’ve settled in so nicely here, and have adjusted to everything but the ... Read more >


Busy days, crazy nights

PHILIPPINES | Saturday, 2 Aug 2014 | Views [374]

Well, I have to say that this has been my favorite week since I’ve been in Tacloban, as far as work goes! Monday- Went to the clinic to learn that the only doctor there is away for a week at a seminar in Manila, and we can only handle emergencies ... Read more >


Photos: Baguio and Sagada- 2 days in Baguio and then 3 in Sagada.

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | Photo Gallery

It was 234k from Manila to Baguio which took 7 hours and about 140k to Sagada which was 6 hours of S turns
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Photos: Makati/Sabang

PHILIPPINES | Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | Photo Gallery

Manila/Makati for 2 days of rest and the on to Sabang for Diving
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Not too much to say

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | Views [292] | Comments [2]

Well, I don't have many interesting things to say today since it's only been two days since my last blog entry, but since I have access to reasonably fast internet this morning I figured I would say hello anyway! Friday night about 12 of us went out ... Read more >


Sea turtles and new projects!

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | Views [415]

Whew! Apologies for the lack of updates, but the internet here is only fast enough to load pages until noon most days. I am in transit or at the clinic from 6:30am-1:30pm on weekdays so you see the issue. Where did we leave off? On Thursday night, ... Read more >


Waterfalls, clinics and tofu- Week 1 in Tacloban!

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 13 Jul 2014 | Views [1707] | Comments [4]

Tacloban has been a great experience so far. Here’s the breakdown:   Homestay is great. I love my little windlowless room, it’s quite quiet with the fan going so I can actually sleep without being woken up again and again by roosters! ... Read more >


To Tacloban!

PHILIPPINES | Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | Views [457] | Comments [2]

I have arrived in Tacloban! Dad and I spent our last night in Cebu together, going out for Indian food (yum!) and drinks at a bar on the street, then watching television (what a treat!) at our fancy $30/night hotel until we went to sleep. He set off ... Read more >


Lobac and Nuts Huts-Wayne

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | Views [282]

Spent 3 great nights at Nuts Huts. Unbelievable jungle get away with a great laid bac k feel. Didn't dp too much for activities as Kirsten is preparing for her 6 week volunteer assignment in Tacloban so thought some downtime would be good. We did rent ... Read more >


Moal boal-Dumagete-Loboc- Wayne

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 4 Jul 2014 | Views [437]

I liked our tricycle ride (motorbike with sidecar) into Panagsama Beach town when we arrived. The deal was 150p ($4) to our hostel but he asked for an advance of 50P to get some gas. I thought it was very funny but afterwards when I chatted with someone ... Read more >


Cebu City to Moalboal to Dumaguete- Kirsten

PHILIPPINES | Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | Views [3025] | Comments [2]

Well, where did we last leave off? After Cebu City we took a short 4-hour trip down to Moalboal (Pangasama Beach) to rest and relax for a few days. We planned nothing, we did nothing, it was wonderful. The first night we arrived at 7pm and went to Moalboal ... Read more >


Buses,Mango Cake, Coconut Buns, Roosters, dogs and Bat Shit- Wayne

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | Views [1569] | Comments [3]

Kirsten is giving an update of the happenings over the past 3-4 days (or is it 8-10 days???) so I will throw a few bullets at you about the things we have seen and experienced so far:- SAGADA a) w hen we got there (about 3500 people) we went and ... Read more >


Photos: Philippines

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | Photo Gallery


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Baguio to Sagada to Baguio to Manila to Cebu- WHEW! - Kirsten

PHILIPPINES | Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | Views [495] | Comments [1]

Whew. We have completed 16 hours on buses and planes in the last three days (22 hours in the last five days, and about 32 in the last week) and it is now time for a rest from it all! Our days in Sagada were absolutely wonderful, anyone going to the ... Read more >

Tags: caving, hiking


Sabang and a weekly summary- Wayne

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | Views [231] | Comments [2]

June 18- Landing in Sabang and my first crack at diving So we landed and were surprised to find out that we only had about I minute of walking to reach the cabin we rented. There were actually 3 areas to land on in Puerto Galera and we chose the exact ... Read more >


Sabang to Baguio- Kirsten

PHILIPPINES | Sunday, 22 Jun 2014 | Views [1533] | Comments [1]

We have left Puerto Galera area/Sabang and are now in Baguio in North Luzon, the Northern province in the Philippines. What a fabulous couple of days it has been, of course, as always. First, finishing in Sabang… Second impression of Sabang:... Read more >


Makati and Puerto Galera

PHILIPPINES | Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | Views [444]

Wayne- Has been a very interesting few days and I'll start with Makti. It's a suburb of Manila and the approx population for the Greater Manila is about 11.5 mm people. Stayed at a great hotel called St Giles and rooms were very nice with a great view ... Read more >


We have arrived!

PHILIPPINES | Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | Views [512]

We have finally arrived in Manila! Yesterday we got from Kamloops to Vancouver, then hopped aboard a ten-hour flight to Tokyo. We were both unsure of what to expect since neither of us have ever flown for that long at once. We were very, very pleasantly ... Read more >


Pre-trip entry, first time in Asia!

CANADA | Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Views [194] | Comments [1]

Several years have passed since I have typed anything in this "Add new journal entry " box, and I am looking forward to once-again recording and keeping track of some international adventures! I have nothing of interest to say at this moment in time, ... Read more >

Tags: planning phase