Posts about Philippines

Black jellyfish

Sunday, 28 February 2016
Pela Mampang, Jakarta

I saw black jellyfish in Bacolod, Philippines. I’ve been on a trip the last month or so on Java and Philippines with Superman, CME, and JL. Superman arrived first. A few days in Jakarta first, then on to Puncak on 26 January, Taman Safari, and Bunga Nusantara. From there, we traveled by bus to Bandung, […]

Picked up visa

Friday, 28 November 2008
Manila, Philippines

I picked up the Indonesian visa this morning when the embassy opened at 09.00.

Applied for visa

Tuesday, 25 November 2008
Manila, Philippines

I went to the Indonesian embassy this morning to apply for a social visa, valid for 60 days, and extendable up to 6 months. Visa fee was 2250 pesos.

Bus trip to beach

Sunday, 23 November 2008
Manila, Philippines

Last evening I and a colleague catched a bus from Manila to a beach south of Manila (the trip took around 4 hours), called Munting Buhangin near the town Nasugbu. I was rather disappointed, the beach was nothing special at all, and the environment was boring. Overpriced lodging. Today we rented a boat together with […]

Another business trip to Philippines and Taiwan

Saturday, 13 September 2008
Balikpapan, Indonesia

On 30 August I went on a, now rather, usual business trip to Manila (Philippines), and Chung-Li and Hsinchu (Taiwan). 30 Aug: Flew from Balikpapan to Jakarta on Lion Air, stayed in Margot Hotel in Jl Jaksa (that hotel now costs Rp 220,000 per night). 31 Aug: Flew from Jakarta to Manila via Singapore on […]