Emma Queen of the Whale Sharks April 24th 2011 Dave and I are actually getting quite good at this traveling around business, it's a shame it's right at the end of our trip! After a short flight from Cebu to Legazpi, we managed to navigate our way to the local bus terminal by thriftily sharing a tricycle with another traveler. As with most places in Asia, there is no real timetable, buses just leave when they're full... Usually very full! We th ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Donsol The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more
We first went to Thailand in 2006 and fell in love with the relaxed, candlelit vibe of the Phi Phi islands.
Well, a lot's changed in four years. The exchange rate has almost halved which means double the price for beer (bad times), but hopefully the things that first attracted us to this part of the world still remain.
Our three months away starts in Phuket, and will take us through Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo and the Philippines.
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