Category Archives: Philippines

A Zorb Ball Adventure in Davao City

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Davao city is quickly becoming a mecca for adventure tourism. New attractions are opening all the time, such as the Deca Wakeboard Park and numerous ziplines. Filipino bloggers seem to have their finger on the pulse of what’s going on, … Continue reading

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Davao’s Baywalk Beach

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>In Davao, with Sherwin’s sister and sister inlaws, we spent a day being tourists. We checked out a clothing market Advertisements for skin whitening products are everywhere – like this billboard. I had a hard time even finding hand cream … Continue reading

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>Hotprings 2

>We liked the hotsprings so much that we came back the following weekend, with Aunty Inday and Sherwin’s sis and her muslim friend. Inday, the building inspector, inspects the new building and deems is unsafe. We have boiled bananas for … Continue reading

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>Le Reve Beach Resort

>On our way back from Davao, we stopped and spent the rest of the day at a beach resort near the town we were staying. I am starting to get the feel for Filipino time – I guess this is … Continue reading

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>Crocodile Park, Davao

>Another highlight of Davao is the Crocodile park. On this day we drove there specifically to see it, with Aunty Inday, who also needed to stop by the big city to pick up her international drivers license. We make a … Continue reading

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>Grand Men Seng Hotel – Davao

>On this day, Sherwin had to go to Manila to sign his contract and left me at the BS inn (“no firearms” – see the last post!) I was hoping his trip by plane to Manila would be over soon … Continue reading

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Around Davao

Different styles of native huts in the park This concrete church is built like an ark A lady sells sections off a giant jackfruit Speaking of Roosters… I check out the grocery store in the mall – look at those … Continue reading

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>Random Philippines

>I think that now I must up on my Philippine blog posts. Oh yes, I still have more. I will start with random collection of things to get you in the mood. Broken down Jeepneys seem to litter the highways … Continue reading

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>Dancing Store Clerks – Just Another Day at the Mall

>While shopping for pants in the mall we encountered an unusual and disturbing phenomenon – Dancing Store Clerks. http://apicrystal.realitydigital.com/api/player.swf?key=72EB1432E08666B8

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>Rice Field

>Sherwin is the proud owner of a rice field which is a good business for his family. I have been looking forward to seeing it for a long time, and we finally got a chance to go there. However, since … Continue reading

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