Friday, May 15, 2009

Puerto Galera

In November 2003, I spent two weeks on a diving resort on Sabang Beach close to Puerto Galera.  Puerto Galera is the main city on the island of Oriental Mindoro in the Philippines south of Manila.

I arrived on the beach from Batangas on the mainland in one of these motorized outriggers.

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The beach is lined with coconut trees and fishing vessels.

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I stayed in the Villa Sabang Beach Resort.  This was the view from my chalet.

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One day I rented a motorbike and explored along the coast.  I found this hidden picture perfect beach.

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The villa operated a diving enterprise called Octopus Divers, a PADI certified school and dive club.

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A clown fish.


Moray eel.


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The iconic and unforgettable Jeepneys.

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Heading home…

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