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Ferry schedule Dumaguete and Dapitan

Ferry schedule Dumaguete and Dapitan

Montenegro Shipping Lines provides RoRo vessels sailing daily between Dumaguete and Dapitan (Mindanao) and vice versa. Daily departure in Dumaguete 06.00 am Daily departure in Dapitan 02.00 pm Roro vessels are suitable for the transportation of cars and motorcycles. In order to take your car or motorcycle you need proper papers (OR/CR and drivers-license) to present to the shipping company and coast guard. There is WiFi in the Dumaguete Port Terminal. And a loading dock to charge your phone. Food…

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How to get from Negros Island to Cebu Island with a car

How to get from Negros Island to Cebu Island with a car

Traveling from Negros Island to Cebu Island and taking a car or a motorcycle, you have 2 ports os departure: Sibulan Ferry Terminal, a few minutes drive from Dumaguete or Tampi Port, just a little further north  up the  Western Nautical Highway. Both Roro trips will only take less than half an hour to transport you to Cebu Island. Traveling by bus from Dumaguete to Cebu your bus will take the roror at Sibulan Ferry Port. Both ports on opposite…

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Bus Schedule Dumaguete – Cebu and vice versa

Bus Schedule Dumaguete – Cebu and vice versa

Schedules are hard to find in the Philippines and not always reliable. Ceres Bus liner, the biggest in the country, provides regular busses between almost every city and barangay in the Philippines. The point is to find the right and most comfortable bus. Going with a regular bus can be a fun experience and you meet a lot of locals. Windows open, chickens on board. But also a stop at every corner and little to no comfort. In between the…

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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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Driving way outside my Comfort zone

Driving way outside my Comfort zone

Some days riding a motorcycle in the Philippines is more a trial than others. When driving in the rain season for example. I have to face my fears and go outside my comfort zone a lot. Specially on this trip. The rain had been battering on me for hours and I was soaked to the bone, cold and tired. Sometimes one puddle is just one puddle to much to cross.

Where Rivers Run Wild on Negros

Where Rivers Run Wild on Negros

There are a lot of rivers in the Philippines. Some are swimmable, other too wild. Some are all over Google because they are famous and well visited, others are hidden. Almost all of them are used for washing, either clothes or people. They are seldom used for transportation, for they run wild. Although….in some places not so wild anymore. Since canalisation of river beds is happening all over the place to prevent flooding. I took some photos of rivers on…

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