Travelblog#39: The Visayas Part 2 (Apo Island, Dumaguete & Boracay) – the Philippines

25th-31st January, 2015 For Part 1 of our time in the Visayas, click here.   Apo Island Apo Island is only one and a half kilometers long and seven hundred meters wide, a tiny dot in the hundreds of islands dotted across the Visayan Sea, but it sparked upon on the tourism radar a fewContinue reading “Travelblog#39: The Visayas Part 2 (Apo Island, Dumaguete & Boracay) – the Philippines”

Travelblog#36: Port Barton – the Philippines

11th-13th January, 2015 We arrived at Port Barton in the early evening and my first impressions were, to be honest, not great. The beach was nice, but I was soon to discover that the accommodation was all hideously overpriced, yet somehow nearly everywhere was full. Large colourfully painted signs advertised nightly barbeques, stone-baked pizzas, grilledContinue reading “Travelblog#36: Port Barton – the Philippines”

Travelblog#32: Pulau Weh – Sumatra, Indonesia

14th-19th December, 2014 During my time on Pulau Weh I stayed at Yulia’s Guest House. It may not have had a sandy beach but its restaurant area balanced over the water, and the background sound of waves breaking against the rocks, more than made up for that. I was a little tired from my jungleContinue reading “Travelblog#32: Pulau Weh – Sumatra, Indonesia”