News from the Philippines Blog

Beautiful Bicol 0

Getting up early …

When traveling in the Philippines one often has to get up early, even very early, to catch a flight, a bus or a ferry. But these early hours are often the most beautiful moment...

Z(P)est Air Kalibo 0

Z(P)est Air again

A Zest Air plane skidded off the runway of the Kalibo airport in Aklan on Thursday afternoon, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) Aviation Security Group...

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Gone surfing

We recently had been surfing at Bagasbas Beach near Daet in Camarines Sur. I’ts been funny but unfortunately I had been to heavy for the weak swell  Bagasbas Beach is still a funny hang-out....

After typhoon HAIYAN / Yolanada 0

After the Typhoon

While parts of Leyte and Samar are still not accessible, in other parts of the typhoon battered islands, life slowly starts to reorganize. From Panay, where the typhoon crossed the 3 provinces Capiz, Aklan...

Super Typhoon HAIYAN / Yolanda 0

PAGASA is back

The PAGASA  website is back, but extremely slow. Also the Project NOAH  website is on-line again.