Rediscovering Puerto Galera

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Puerto Galera

When was the last time I have been here? This was the question I had in mind during my visit in Puerto Galera for Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2014. The truth is, I have been here thrice already in the past prior to this…

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Slideshow: Hola Puerto Galera!

Saturday, April 12, 2014
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Just three and a half hours away from the Philippine capital is the coastal town of Puerto Galera, a popular tourist destination for its amazing scuba diving sites and patches of white sand beaches. Situated in the north-westernmost tip of Oriental Mindoro, Puerto Galera’s coast is…

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See You in Malasimbo!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
"Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival

The stage is set and all roads lead to Puerto Galera this weekend for the fourth year of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival! A celebration of music, arts and culture with focus on environmental protection, the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is the first international music…

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Puerto Galera Underwater Revisited

Friday, May 4, 2012
Puerto Galera

The boat to Verde Island left Sabang at eight in the morning and we missed it by half-an-hour. Lovie, the receptionist of Big Apple Dive Resort explained that despite their pleadings to delay the trip for a bit, the foreign divers were all eager to…

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Travel Guide: Bulalacao

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Bulalacao

The southernmost town of the province of Oriental Mindoro is a paradise on its own right. Endowed with unspoiled natural resources and amazing people, it is a promising getaway for those dreaming of nature and adventure with its forests and parks that are ideal for…

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