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Puerto Galera on Mindoro Island, the village is small, the people are nice. There are 2 big tourist areas: White Beach and Sabang Beach.

Christina Resort, White Beach, Puerto Galera

Christina Resort, White Beach, Puerto Galera

Upon arrival in White beach we went immediately to Christina Resort in San Isidro (White Beach) A newly build apartment building right in front of the elementary school. When arriving in White Beach from Puerto Galera you take the first street on the left, just behind the tricycle terminal, drive up that little road until you reach the first building with a pool and a mural of Swiss mountains and snow. Although newly build, the apartment complex is already deteriorating….

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Garden of Tabinay, Puerto Galera

Garden of Tabinay, Puerto Galera

Garden of Tabinay is the place we come across while fleeing from the endless noise of White Beach. Upon arrival it all seemed calm and peaceful and very quiet. So we decided to move. Were we mistaken. The Garden of Tabinay is an example of how a good development in the Philippines can be ruined by a bad neighbourhood. Once The Garden of Tabinay must have been a haven, an oasis. The garden cottages are a gem. Homely comfortable, everything…

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Ferry schedule from Sabang Beach to Batangas and vice versa

Ferry schedule from Sabang Beach to Batangas and vice versa

Rhealaine Shipping Lines has regular bankas sailing from Batangas Port to Sabang Beach and vice versa. Although other shipping lines like: Father & Son and Minolo also make regular stops in Sabang. Schedules for those shipping lines you can find in the time schedule section of this website  Are you traveling to Boracay or Iloilo from Puerto Galera, than you can plan your trip here  The first trip departing from Sabang comes with free coffee. Mobile telephone numbers of the…

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Traveling from Puerto Galera to Batangas with a motorcycle or car

Traveling from Puerto Galera to Batangas with a motorcycle or car

In Balatero, between White Beach and Puerto Galera you find Puerto Galera Port. Which is not the same as Muelle arrival point for the banka’s. Schedules for passenger banka’s you find here. When you want to visit or leave Puerto Galera with a car or motorcycle Puerto Galera Port will be your destination. Taking a motorcycle will cost 600 php and cars start ar 800 up till 3,500 pesos depending the size of the vehicle. Passengers pay 180 pesos full…

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Eating a Big Mak in the Philippines

Eating a Big Mak in the Philippines

This lady had been up and running since 8 on December 26, being the only one open in town where you can buy food. She had a good business going on, but with the buy 1 get 1 free, she told me, she makes no profit, unless people buy drinks. She is a keen business woman. Being open that day, knowing prices by heart and doing the maths all in her head. She looked tired, but she was in total…

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Riding mud roads and flooded streets

Riding mud roads and flooded streets

I collect a lot of footage. With the GoPro on the bike every ride,  it adds up. And now with the Sony action cam on the back of my sons motorbike, it becomes a massive amount of gigabytes. This time I made a compilation of driving around after storms and heavy rain, like tropical depression Urduja (Kai-Tak) and the cold front surrounding upcoming storm Vinta. It is amazing how the attitude of Filipinos is when it comes to flooded houses…

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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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