Siquijor: Voodoo Island in the Visayas

Siquijor Island has some Voodoo Priests and sigbins. At least, that´s what some filipinos would tell youOne of the most beautiful islands in the Philippines is Siquijor Island, which is easily accible from Dumaguete, the capital of Negros Oriental in the Visayas. But there are also fast crafts going from Cebu City to Siquijor which is said to be a “Voodoo Island” with sigbins and white ladies. Though I did not yet meet any after five times traveling to that area, I do not doubt that you could find some – if you only search long enough and believe😉 Continue reading Siquijor: Voodoo Island in the Visayas

Flights within and to the Philippines

The Philippines are always worth a trip. My last one has been during March and April 2010, and I was able to see a lot of new wonderful places in the Philippines. This time, I did not take Qatar Airways, but Etihad. The reason for switching this time was that I had to fly out of Frankfurt and go to Manila and the airfare was by far lower compared to other airlines. Continue reading Flights within and to the Philippines

White beach Island “Mantigue”, home for Turtles and Fishermen

The pictorial Mantigue Island is located a few kilometers east of Camiguin Island in northern Mindanao and in the area of Cagayan de Oro, one of the largest cities in the south of the Philippine archipelago. Continue reading White beach Island “Mantigue”, home for Turtles and Fishermen

MOAP in Mindanao: The Misamis Occidental Aquamarine Park

A project, which I pursue for years with large interest, is the aquamarines park close to the town Sinacaban in the province Misamis Occidental in Mindanao, the main island in the south of the Philippines. The most important issue is to maintain the still existing mangrove forests to develop and to open tourist attractions like the”dolphin island” as well as other facilites to  to attract the interest of visitors. Continue reading MOAP in Mindanao: The Misamis Occidental Aquamarine Park