Category Archives: Philippines

Umbrellas are deadly weapons.

Day 51, Friday 24 Feb 2012, Cebu – Bangkok Last day in the Philippines today, shame to have spent it in Cebu, I would much rather have my final taste of the place on one of the dive islands – … Continue reading

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Diving over – back to semi-reality

Day 50, Thursday 23 Feb 2012, Malapascua and back to Cebu Last morning in Malapascua, shame to leave as it is a nice place, could have done with a few more English speakers for it to have been great. I … Continue reading

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Wall dives and sunsets

Day 58, Wednesday 22 Feb 2012, Malapascua I will start this post with a minutes silence to remember the earthquake in Christchurch a year ago today. I have a few good friends there and thankfully none were amongst those that … Continue reading

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Sharks !!!

Day 57, Tuesday 21 Feb 2012, Malapascua Today was 2102 2012 – If I had been home in New Zealand, this would have been a photography day, one of those cool dates that need to be documented somehow. But anyway, I … Continue reading

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Advanced Open Water cert – day one

Day 56, Monday 20 Feb 2012, Malapascua Considering the amount of people at the resort who are not diving it was very quiet after dark.  There are lots of Russians and Germans in this particular resort – and listening to … Continue reading

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Malapascua

Day 55, Sunday 19 Feb 2012, Cebu – Malapascua. Today I am off to Malapascua Island, which is about thirty minutes by boat off the northern tip of Cebu Island, so I need to catch a bus to Maya to … Continue reading

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Cebu city

Day 53/54, Friday/Saturday 17/18 Feb, Puerto Princesa to Cebu and Cebu A couple of non-event days really, so only deserving of one post. You may have thought I have had a few non-event days over the past few months but … Continue reading

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And back to Puerto Princesa

Day 52, Thursday 16 Feb, El Nido back to Puerto Princesa When I got back from diving last night I booked myself a seat on the seven am van back to Puerto Princesa. This meant for a fairly early night … Continue reading

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El Nido – Diving !

Day 50, Wednesday 15 Feb, El Nidoc- Diving ! After the island hopping tours, diving is the number one activity in El Nido. With numerous limestone islands and white sand beaches scattered around the bay there are a vast number … Continue reading

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El Nido – tour B

Day 49, Tuesday 14 Feb (Valentines day !), El Nido Once the racket from the restaurant stopped and the Russians stopped screaming at each in the street I actually got some good sleep- untill the power went off at 6 … Continue reading

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