Where is it? How do I get around?


Southern Philippines

The sheltered Davao Gulf

The sheltered Davao Gulf

Samal & Talikud Islands - just a couple of kms from the 2nd City

Samal & Talikud Islands - just a couple of kms from the 2nd City

Davao’s International Airport has direct flights from some Asian cities (such as Singapore) and connecting flights to most passenger airports in the Philippines.

Bigger, faster ferry boat to service Davao-Samal route

The newly launched Samal Island Ferry, Monday 17th September 2012

rusty Davao~Samal car ferry”]The trusty Davao~Samal car ferry
The smallest of the vehicle ferry fleet serving Samal from Davao

The smallest of the vehicle ferry fleet serving Samal from Davao

Fishing boat

Fishing boat

The local ro-ro ferry company has branched out into the hospitality trade - the only way they know how - by converting a car ferry into a floating restaurant. The paint job is pretty good at the moment, but I can't see that they've disguised the origins of the vessel too well. Good luck to them!

Jeepney

Jeepney

Scooter

Scooter

Tricicabs

Tricicabs

Roomy for six (6) local passengers, or two fat westerners with a shoehorn

Roomy for six (6) local passengers, or two fat westerners with a shoehorn

Road safety, it's something we all contribute to.

Road safety, it's something we all contribute to.

Caribao

Caribao - this man is about to invent the wheel

...the wheel and the convoy.

...the wheel and the convoy.

And what's this?

And what's this?

A bunch of bananas; a big bunch.

A bunch of bananas; a big bunch.

No, not the milkman; this is the bananaman

No, not the milkman; this is the bananaman

2 thoughts on “Where is it? How do I get around?

    • Thank you Bruce, all I do is keep my eyes open and carry a camera everywhere I go. The Philippines is just the sort of place where interesting subjects present themselves everyday.

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