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Math-Challenged Guimaras Pump Boat Operator Delays Departure

First of all, mathematics wasn’t my favorite subject in school. Therefore, today’s post, “Math-Challenged Guimaras Pump Boat Operator Delays Departure” reveals someone else besides me…

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Coast Guard in Iloilo & Guimaras DO NOT Enforce Wearing of Life Jackets

UPDATED SEPT. 19, 2019 COAST GUARD IN ILOILO AND GUIMARAS NOW ENFORCES THE WEARING OF LIFE JACKETS In fairness to the local Coast Guard, I…

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Riding Pump Boats on Iloilo Strait? Use an Umbrella

I’ve been reading a lot about protests in Guimaras regarding the motor boat restrictions since the tragic loss of 31 lives this past August 3,…

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Guimaras’ Massive Travel & Tourism Problems

First of all, if you’re planning to visit any of the sandy white beaches in Guimaras, don’t. “Guimaras’ Massive Travel & Tourism Problems,” today’s post,…

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Torrential Rains Jeopardize Iloilo City Trip

Our British friend, Paul Toplis, and his charming asawa, Janeth, had to endure a 5 ½ hour wait to reach their home recently. Guimaras’ power couple were in Iloilo City. However,…

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Brit Endures 5-Hour Wait to Reach Guimaras from Iloilo

One of my British friends on Guimaras recently experienced a nightmarish journey. Because Paul has extraordinary patience and fortitude, he recently endured a five-hour wait…

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Passenger Delays Persist on Guimaras-Iloilo Route

All banca boat operations plying the Iloilo-Guimaras route were suspended after 31 passengers lost their lives on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Consequently, daily travelers that…

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Ban Iloilo-Guimaras Pump Boats Permanently?

I read where Guimaras Governor Gumarin has stated that the recent Iloilo Strait tragedy is bad for our island province’s economy. Thirty-one people lost their…

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Pump Boats Suspended Indefinitely, Fast Craft to Ply Iloilo-Guimaras Route

Sadly, it took at least 31 people to lose their lives before overdue changes for passenger sea travel between Iloilo and Guimaras may be underway….

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New Gaisano Mall Iloilo City’s Ho-Hum Experience

I’m cognizant of the fact that I’m negative at times. I’m not the official cheerleader for the Philippines Tourism Department. It’s my goal to present…

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10 Best Reasons to Never Visit Guimaras, Philippines

I’ve lived in the Philippines with my Filipina wife for over eight years now. We’ve spent six of those years on a tiny island province…

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Solar Power Philippines

“Solar Power Philippines.” We’re researching our solar power options in the Philippines. During a recent trip to SM City in nearby Iloilo my asawa and…

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Are Life Jackets Crumpling Lawyers’ Suits on Iloilo-Guimaras Pump Boats?

Lawyers riding the pump boats complained that the life jackets were crumpling their neatly pressed clothes.

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