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The Basic, Short-distance Ferry-RORO is one of the most ubiquitous ship types in the Philippines. Where before Motor Boats (MBs), the old designation and Motor Bancas (MBcas) use to connect our nearer islands, now it is this type that do that role, aside from the less-developed or small islands where vehicle and cargo traffic is not sufficient to sustain operations of steel-hulled ferries. 940 more words


Philippine Omens: Morse Code

I’m often amused by the varying standards of airport security around the world.

In the U.S. you could easily find yourself locked in a dimly lit interrogation room with a husky TSA officer for answering your cellphone in the customs line; while in Thailand, the four-inch hunting knife and sandwich bag of valium you forgot about in your carry-on after last month’s bender in Bangkok easily make it aboard your outbound flight to Malaysia. 1,563 more words


Siquijor island

Siquijor is a very small island, famous for being the witch island.

I have met philippinos who are too scared of going there. During their festival it is said that people makes paper fly and you can find any kind of herbal medicine. 75 more words


North Mindanao

North Mindanao

My plan was to travel from Camiguin island to Cagayan De Oro. And from there it was supposed to be a ferry (roro) going to Siquijor island. 228 more words



Day 1
6:30 Bus ETD Butuan- Surigao City
10:00 ETA Surigao
10:05 Jeep to Port
10:15 Port/ Brunch
11:45 ETD Roro to Siargao… 157 more words


M/V Northern Samar

Editor’s Note: We would like to apologize for the delay in posting due to technical problems.

It is not usual for one to write about a dead ship if such ship is not remarkable or historical. 801 more words

Ship Feature


M/V Millennium Uno, a vessel owned by Millennium Shipping of the Floirendos of Davao enjoys a unique distinction — she is the oldest RORO still extant in the Philippines if two old cargo RORO LCT’s (which are technically RORO’s too) are excluded from the count. 483 more words

Ship Feature