Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Dumaguete to Siquijor

In which we cadge a ride to a plush resort and Abby discovers that it’s all going to be ok because she’s still in the calendar
Starring Elvis who rows the yacht and a parrot called Macky.

Saturday, 28 January 2012

Malapascua to Dumaguete

In which we are approved by the Alien Control Officer, a Scotsman is rescued at sea and the Danes tutor an unwilling German in kissing

Starring Brent who thought we were all “bloody naive” and a Canadian who could count to two.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012


In which another New Year leads to dejavu and we miss one festival but stumble upon another.  

Starring Janet whose dog had issues and Chuck (from Texas).

Friday, 20 January 2012


In which we are featured in a television snippet
Starring Cassandra whose prophecies of doom were unheeded.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Sagada to Vigan via Baguio

In which love saves a city, St Paul’s is not St Paul’s and Tchaikovsky makes things very awkward.

Starring a procession of kids celebrating Santa Ninio, and Joel, Cartayo and Saluman who wanted to have their picture taken. 

Friday, 13 January 2012

From Banaue to Sagada

In which we are encouraged to see the “real bones” and coffins go flying on Friday 13th
Starring three babies in a jeepney and a very shy guide who couldn’t get enough betel nut. 


In which the money comes to life and Grandpa is put in the closet
Starring a drunk construction worker called Lloyd

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Manila to Banaue

In which having bought new hiking boots, I land up walking barefoot and there is a lake of indeterminate depth
Starring Doc who wasn’t a doctor and a tuba player who showed me his pants.

Tuesday, 10 January 2012


In which I jump out of a moving taxi, get the fear and then get over it.
Starring a little old lady who ducked under my umbrella and a taxi driver who shared his lunch

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Kuala Lumpur Part IV

In which I run out of tourist attractions and have my first run in with bed bugs.
Starring Kellie Netherwood and the coconut man (again!)

Monday, 2 January 2012

Ko Wai to Lonely Beach

In which we are tormented by jetski riders and stay in a construction site
Starring a taxi driver’s dog and a woman whose surname was Beer!