March 10, 2007

Sabang, Palawan

I had been wanting to go to Palawan for a while, so when I had a couple of days of time, this was my first destination when back in the Philippines. I flew to Puerto Princesa, on Cebu Pacific. Puerto... Read more...

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November 23, 2006

From Cebu to the Camotes Islands

Junks, the incredibly interesting architect, guitar maker, bar owner, outdoor equipment manufacturer, musician and triathlete we met last time in Cebu, mentioned that the Camotes Islands would be a nice place to visit, and that he had a house there.... Read more...

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October 08, 2006

Lake Taal - A volcano (on an island in a lake)^2

Apologies to the potentially confused reader-- this is another story that I am posting a couple months late... Liz was in the area (well, she was in Taiwan, I was one country further south...), and we had spent almost no... Read more...

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October 07, 2006

Friendly Philippines

Apologies to the potentially confused reader-- this is another story that I am posting a couple months late... After touring lake Taal, we had about one and a half more days that were to be spent seeing something ocean-related.... Read more...

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July 21, 2006

Taglish Illonganol... or: What do they speak in the Philippines?

Being pleasantly language-confused between german, english and spanish, I've been fascinated for a while with what happens when you throw together a bunch of people who are all fluent in more than one language... I find myself speaking germlish... Read more...

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