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Trip to Batangas, Philippines

Trip to Batangas, Philippines

How far have I come, did I travel from Batangas to Puerto Galera 2 years ago to enter this beautiful country, now I made a trip to Batangas on my second visit in Puerto Galera. Remembering the first time, when everything was exciting, strange and even a bit scary, now I just go through the hoops and habits of the country and culture. Price for the ferry: 240 pesos per person including terminal fee. Click here for timetables¬† The video…

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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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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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