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Bantayan - 33 - Obo Ob Coast Road
  MAY/JUNE 2016:   Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: You can come to The Philippines and hit all of the popular spots from Palawan Island (Puerto Princesa, Sabang, Port Barton and El Nido) to Coron to Boracay to Siquijor to Panglao to Malapascua … But the Central Spine offers more of an authentic Philippines experience at a cheaper price without the crowds … with beaches and experiences that are just as good. In this post, I suggest a 1-2 month itinerary for those who want to follow a ‘Road Less Travelled’. All on a GRANDPAcking Budget of US$54 / […]

Central – Philippines – A Road Less Travelled



Polambato - Ferry to Palompon
  MAY 2016:   Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had made my way from Bantayan Island to Malapascua Island and stayed in the BLUE CORALS BEACH RESORT for 10 nights. As I say in my post about Malapascua, you only really come to this island for SCUBA diving. It was time to move on to Biliran Island. But, first, I had to get to Ormoc. BANGKA TO MAYA: If you are staying in the ‘Green Zone‘, it is an easy walk to the port. Make your way to the small wooden building that sits over the water. The bangkas leave […]

Malapascua – Philippines – To Ormoc



Malapascua - To Shore
  MAY 2016:   Click here to read our Philippines Retirement Reviews. OVERVIEW: I had made my way from Cebu City to Bantayan Island and stayed in the KOTA BEACH RESORT on Bantayan for 8 nights. I was pleasantly surprised by Bantayan. I liked the place. Bantayan has made it into my Retirement REVIEWS. It was time to say goodbye to my friends and to move on to Malapascua Island. HOTEL TO FERRY: I was up at 5:00am, showered & packed, and on the street by 6:15am. There was 1 Trike waiting outside the front of my hotel. The Trike ride to the Ferry Terminal should […]

Bantayan – Philippines – To Malapascua