So much to do in Dumaguete September 20th 2011 I stayed at Harolds Pension which is probably the best place I've stayed at in the Philippines and the cheapest after initially only going to say for three nights I changed my mind to five as there is loads to do here, including awesome diving at Apo Island and the worlds best muck diving.
The first afternoon I had a walk around the town and the waterfront. Then the hostel was having a ... read more
Asia » Philippines » Negros » Dumaguete » Banilad 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
After spending three and a half years in New Zealand and Australia I've caught the bug again and headed for South East Asia. I've traveled Malaysia (peninsula and Borneo), Sulawesi, Laos, Philippines and volunteered in Thailand for 8 months at a Children's home, it is mainly children from the Karen villagers. Its was an awesome CHALLENGE and an experience I will never forget! No really i loved it, but learning a completely new and very different culture has its challenges. I am now in Gansu Province in China teaching English for a year, I've completely fallen in love with teaching! Its so rewa... full info