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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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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…

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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…

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What to do when you get a STD in Puerto Galera?

What to do when you get a STD in Puerto Galera?

Puerto Galera has many sides to it. Beautiful nature, nice beaches, and a buzzing nightlife. And it is one of the Philippines hotspots for sex-tourism for both gay and straight. In Sabang, you find the nightclubs and freelance prostitutes that offer their company, while ladyboys serve you drinks and food on White Beach. It might be me, and the way I observe, but it seems that the male prostitution is not so visible as the female prostitution is. For women…

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How much did I spent in Puerto Galera, Philippines?

How much did I spent in Puerto Galera, Philippines?

The cost of living in Puerto Galera is higher than the cost of living on Siquijor Island where I lived before moving here. I guess the main reasons are: closer to Manila and very touristic. Where Siquijor is still developing its tourism. When it comes to reachability and infrastructure of roads, I think Siquijor is better of. Roro’s and banka’s almost every hour and wide stretched roads even through the mountains. As for Puerto Galera: only bankas, if you want…

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