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Batangas City on Luzon Island

A visit to Batangas Public Market

A visit to Batangas Public Market

Living in Puerto galera means: traveling to Batangas every now and then. With the bankas leaving from Muelle there is a good connection to Luzon Island and Batangas is the gateway to Manila as well. Hop on a bus and within 3 hours you enter the metropolis. Batangas offers just a little more than Calapan on Mindoro does. SM Mall for example, with a lot more variety on shops. But also the city center is fun to roam around. I…

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Ferry Schedule from Puerto Galera to Batangas

Ferry Schedule from Puerto Galera to Batangas

Minolo Shipping lines provides high class, fast bankas sailing from Puerto Galera to Batangas and vice versa. They do stop on the way to Batangas at Sabang Beach Pier and vice versa. Minolo Shipping Lines provides, as an extra service, transport to resorts, just ask on board or in the port about the details. Or contact them at the following phone numbers: Muelle Staff 0917-5148587 Landline no. (043)287-3608 Scheduled time departing from Muelle Pier, Puerto Galera Scheduled time departing from…

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SM City Mall in Batangas

SM City Mall in Batangas

A few days ago I went on a day trip to Batangas. The endless sari-sari shops and tourist articles got on my nerves and I really needed something shiny and modern and cool. I saw pictures of a Manilla Facebook friend in a mall and I felt a jealous sting. Life in the province looks a lot different from life in the big city. Sometimes here in the village you are not sure whether the clothes in the shop are…

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Ferry crossing from Batangas to Puerto Galera

Ferry crossing from Batangas to Puerto Galera

Here is the promised video from the ferry ride crossing Verde Island Passage to Puerto Galera. I booked a ticket with Sikat bus and ferry service. Their bus to Batangas port departs in front of City State Tower hotel in Manila. Ideal for those moving on to Sabang Beach, White Beach or Puerto Galera. Subscribe to the YouTube channel and don’t miss out on the next video: Tricycle ride through the towncenter of Puerto Galera and the Coastal Highway.