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Timetables of busses and ferries. Departure schedules and how to travel between popular and not so popular places

How to get from Bantayan Island to Bacolod

How to get from Bantayan Island to Bacolod

Early morning start here, for it is time to leave Bantayan Island and move to Iloilo City. I’ll be traveling to Bacolod first, than take a ferry from there to Iloilo. Since I’ve come from Iloilo to Bacolod a few months ago, I know the drill in Bacolod, that is not the most challenging part of this trip. The most challenging is to get to Cadiz. Here is how I got to Cadiz Port on Negros From my resort there…

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How to get to Bantayan Island?

How to get to Bantayan Island?

Bags are packed again an it is time to move on. It has been hard to find information on the internet about traveling to Bantayan Island. Most websites are outdates and some say there is one ferry, others say it only departs on Tuesday and that the bus leaves only 1 time per day, the one thing I know for sure is that I needed to get to the Hagnaya Port. So the schedule is a bit vague. And while…

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How to travel from Cebu City to Bohol

How to travel from Cebu City to Bohol

Fat Ferries from Cebu to Tagbilaran on Bohol, leave almost every hour. You can choose between several ferry companies: Ocean Fast Ferry Weesam Express 2Go Starcraft Kinswell Shipping Lines etc. Besides fast ferries there are a few regular RoRo’s leaving every so many hours from Pier 4, they are cheaper than the Fast Ferries. You will find all the tickets boots at the entrance of the Pier the ferry company is departing from. For SuperCat you go to Pier 1,…

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How to get from Dumaguete to Cebu City?

How to get from Dumaguete to Cebu City?

And again it is time to move on, this time I go to Cebu City. My bags are packed and I check out of the Manhattan Suites Inn in Dumaguete. Walking distance from the Ceres bus terminal. How to get from Dumaguete to Cebu City by bus and ferry There is a regular scheduled bus from Dumaguete to Cebu City, the air-con bus departs daily from the Ceres bus terminal.  You will find that bus terminal close to Robinsons Place….

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Bus trip from Sipalay to Dumaguete

Bus trip from Sipalay to Dumaguete

Time to move on. Time to renew my visa. So I’m on my way to Dumaguete. Jamont Hotel (former Sipalay Suites), the hotel where I’m staying in Sipalay, is right opposite of the Ceres Busstation. So I can walk to my bus. I have a choice: take the 4.15 AM Air Con bus to Dumaguete or travel with liners all my way around the south point of Negros Occidental and Oriental. I choose for the liner option. Although I once…

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Traveling from Bacolod to Sipalay

Traveling from Bacolod to Sipalay

Bacolod and I are a mismatch. After switching hotels it improved a little, but still I find the ‘City of Smiles’ a disappointment after having been in Iloilo. The two are not to be compared for it would be comparing peaches and pumpkin. They are so different. Although Bacolod holds a few surprises like the little zoo I found hidden in the middle of the city and the beautiful cathedral near the SM City Mall and not to forget the…

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Travelling from Iloilo City to Bacolod

Travelling from Iloilo City to Bacolod

It is time to say goodbye to the city of Iloilo. It was a pleasure visiting her, but new horizons are awaiting. While it was a long travel from Puerto Galera to Iloilo city, it will be a very short trip to Bacolod, if you compare the two. There is a choice of ferries you can take across and they all will depart from Iloilo port area, opposite from the Iloilo Customs building across the river. You can book FastCat,…

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