On some days it’s just nice to sit, eat a sandwich on the beach and enjoy the view!
Taken at White Beach, Puerto Galera.
At the end of every day, people want to get rid of whatever trash they got. And sometimes it really stinks.
This fire was one of many within a 100 meters from my apartment. The whole place got smoked up.
When you forget your actual kitchen knife!
A small beach barbecue, with delicious results in Talipanan Beach!
A quiet area on Bantayan Island. Nice weather, friendly people around. And then these two chairs to relax in.
One day I’ll go back or find a similar place!
The Philippines has a whole bunch of dangers and being aware of them or them being a possibility goes a long way to increase your personal safety.
If you know what’s going on and how to recognise (potential) bad situations you’re a lot safer already.
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Lit streets, like the one below, are intense enough. But a pitch black street is a whole different adventure.
Read more about personal safety while travelling here.
Time to bring some order in the flurry of expenses. Turns out that the uncool truth about a lot of things is that everything costs money. And if you’re like me where you don’t really care for money, you still need to recognise the usefulness of money.
So I care for money, but at the same time I don’t. That reads like a oxymoron but interpret that in the sense that I recognise the need for money and that I need enough of it so that I can live my life.
With the Philippines descending in a state of chaos during and after election day (May 9th 2016 and onwards) what’s a westerner to do? And why is such a day, or period of time, different from other days?
So what’s a foreigner like me to do on election day?
As I’m writing this – I think it’s Friday – I sort of keep loosing track of the current day.
Filipino Time, which means things get done whenever they get done.
Finding a semi-nice hotel is a chore. And even more so in the Philippines. Sure there are tons of hotels. But many are not on sites like Agoda. A lot have a outdated listing on Google Maps (if at all) and many many have no website or anything at all.