Missing the Mount Pinatubo

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As I mentioned in my post yesterday the only real reason to come to Angeles City was to visit the volcano Mount Pinatubo. The Pinatubo became infamous for its disastrous eruption on June 15, 1991 which coincided with the arrival of the typhoon Yunya causing a deadly mix of ashes, torrential rain and wind. Fortunately the eruption could be predicted relatively precisely leading to the evacuation of thousands of people in the area. Since then the volcano has … Read More

Two Hours in a Philippine Prison and ending up in a Brothel (Part I)

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Day two of four days on Palawan island. And the sky was extremely cloudy again. But I said to myself that I cannot wait any longer especially as Puerto Princesa does not have much more to offer than the cathedral, the seaside and the market all of which I have already ticked off. I took the risk and drove off to one of the most renowned attractions on Palawan, the so called Palawan Prison and Penal Farm. It … Read More

Exploring Puerto Princesa on a cloudy Day

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Well, my first full day out of four. But the weather was more than cloudy. Dark and deep hanging clouds! And first of all I had to change my hotel. So I could not really start the photo day before 13:00. Basically I wanted to drive to one of the more interesting places outside the town, but the weather forced me to stay here. I did not dare to drive fifty kilometres through the countryside without shelter when … Read More