Travelblog#40: The Visayas Part 3 (Tablas & Romblon) – the Philippines

1st-3rd February, 2015 Getting to Romblon Island was a bit more of an ordeal than I thought it would be. On the map it appeared to be only a short distance away, but when one is at the mercy of public transport you are often forced to take a route very different to how theContinue reading “Travelblog#40: The Visayas Part 3 (Tablas & Romblon) – the Philippines”

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”