Scuba Certified in the Philippines

Day 11: With an early wake-up call, I was well rested for the day ahead. Upon meeting up with the dive group, I was informed that my dive partner would not be joining for the remainder of the course. An apparent injury sustained while doing yoga a few days prior was forcing her to abandon …

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Ripped off in the Philippines

Day 9: Following an overnight stay in the port town of Iloilo, I was ready to get to my 2nd planned destination. I set out on an hour-long ferry ride over to the city of Bacolod, before riding a bus another 6 hour towards Dumaguete. Upon arrival in Dumaguete, I took a trike towards the …

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New Years in the Philippines

Day 3: My day began with a quick breakfast at the hostel. Following breakfast, we all met up & went parasailing with Melanie’s family. I’d been parasailing before, so it wasn’t anything life-changing, but it was an all-around great experience with the group, well worth the 1500 pesos (roughly $30 USD). Later in the evening …

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