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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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Department of Toursim Director: “Sea Tragedies Happen Anywhere in the World”

Guimaras suffers a tragic loss.

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

NO ONE, NEITHER A COAST GUARD OFFICER, OR BOAT CREW MEMBER, has told any passenger boarding their vessel that they are required by law to wear a life jacket.

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Riding the Pump Boat on the Iloilo Strait Back to Mango Land

Heading back to Guimaras with our stash on the banca boat.

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American Expat in Philippines Making the Move to Guimaras

Sweetest mangoes in the world: Guimaras.

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