Browsed by
Tag: Puerto Galera

My destination in the Philippines, city in Mindoro Island.

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….

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

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…

Read More Read More

How to travel from White Beach to Batangas

How to travel from White Beach to Batangas

Hop on, hop off, that is what you can do for a quick visit to White Beach Puerto Galera, Philippines. The ferries depart daily from Batangas Pier going to Muelle and from there by tricycle to White beach or with Minolo Shiping Lines, free transport in a van. There are direct ferries going to White Beach as well. Returning from your beach break is even more easy, just hop on any of the many ferries departing from White Beach. Traveling…

Read More Read More

A Flash Flood in the Philippines

A Flash Flood in the Philippines

Flash Flood warnings are everywhere in the country. Yet, I lived here 2 years before I actually got confronted with one. A few days ago tropical depression Salome past over my barangay here at White Beach, Puerto Galera. And this is what happened. Subscribe to Leaving Holland Channel

Building sand castles on White Beach

Building sand castles on White Beach

White sand, emerald sea, beautiful beach, lots of tourist having fun and companies doing teambuilding. This time I ran into a sandcastle contest! Subscribe to my channel!

Puerto Galera Beaches, Big La Laguna

Puerto Galera Beaches, Big La Laguna

Sometimes when walking around int he tourist spots in Puerto Galera one has to wonder where those beaches are. In Sabang it is easy, not much m=beach left. Although they make a nice attempt to recreate the beach feel in the right side of the parking area at the end of the road entering Sabang. I saw the other day that that little cove is all sandy now. The other side, where all the stone walls of restaurants and dive…

Read More Read More