Tagged: Mindanao

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (9) – Boston

Boston Boston in Davao Oriental is a fishing village on the Pacific coast. In Switzerland, this village would have  about two to three thousand inhabitants – here live about 12,000.  This town received its name in...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (6) – Davao to Mati

Today a long road laid before us.  185 km to Mati and then a 25 km exploring ride on the resort peninsula. During today’s journey we found several places where we could have stopped for a night or so,...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (5) – Davao

Today weather had been sunny again. The air was extremely humid. Davao is the second largest city of the Philippines after Metro Manila. Actually, I like to discover cities by foot.  In Manila, you can stroll...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (4) – Coffee

Today we got up early. The first goal was at very short distance, only 7.5km from the hotel. We wanted to visit the  “Monastery of the Transfiguration”. The monastery and its surroundings is also...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (2)

From Camiguin to Cagayan de Oro. Nothing spectacular but always full of surprises. Just 111 kilometers from bed to bed – nothing else, but … We left our house at 9h30 after a good breakfast...

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East Mindanao Discovery Trip (1)

Our “East Mindanao Discovery Trip” has been delayed. Since last night 22-Jul-2015 at 07:19 p.m. power supply in Camiguin is interrupted. It seems that a heavy thunderstorm in Misamis Oriental had downed two masts of...

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Agus VI is leaking – electricity production drops

A leak has developed in the Agus VI hydroelectric power plant intake in Maria Cristina Falls in Iligan City. Since last February 27, when Mindanao suffered a total power blackout,  rotating brownouts of 3 to...

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Tropical Depression “Caloy” near Mindanao

As the Tropical Depressin (ex. LPA 94W) entered PAR (Philippines Area of Responsibility), PAGASA assigned the name CALOY. Tropical Depression “Caloy” is moving at 5 km/h westwards. 45 km/h maximum sustained winds  near the center....

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LPA upgraded to Tropical Depression

JMA, the Japan Meteorological Agency, has upgraded LPA 94W to a Tropical Depression.  The 24 hours animated satellite loops are here. The Tropical Depression (ex. LPA 94W) is now within PAR, the Philippines Area of...

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Only 240 Megawatt lacking

 I write this short blog entry with solar power, although the batteries are only 70% charged because of the cloudy skies.  The power situation in Mindanao is not changing. It is 100% a political...

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No Power in Mindanao

Last night, around 03:00 a.m. it started to get warm in the bedroom. The fan didn’t work anymore. Reason: Brownout. The whole Mindanao Power Grid failed. Mindanao and associated islands were simply a black...

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Weather is slowly getting better

The “INQUIRER” published an interesting overview of the  Tropical Depression LINGLING/Agaton. Here is an excerpt, a link to the full article is at the end. Extreme or unusual weather is the new normal; there is...