Trip to Philippines - July 2014
Photos from Manila, Bohol, Cebu and Boracay

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Manila

View of metro Manila when landing

Selfie of Nikki and myself on the Bambike tour in Manila

Bamboo bike at Bambike in Manila

We biked through the old storage house in Manila during the Bambike tour

The Bambike team in Manila

Cathedral of Manila during Bambike tour Philippines Presidents Gallery during Bambike tour In the intramuros area in Manila during the Bambike tour At the Intramuros area in Manila during the Bambike tour In tne foot steps of Jose Rizal at Fort Santiago in Manila
The flag of the Philippines A jeepney in Makati in metro Manila Happy birthday to Gard - Gangnam style At Macapagal dampa in Manila  
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Tombstones at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Names at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial The ones that had been awarded with Medal of honor was marked with a golden star Maps shows some of the main battles of World War 2
Entrance to Ayala museum in Manila Gold on display at Ayala museum in Makati Diorama at Ayala museum giving info about the history of the Philippines Tasting betute (stuffed frog) in Manila Preparing coconut sorbet at Gallery VASK in Manila
Welcome to Gallery VASK in Manila Tuna with lemongrass ice cream at VASK Gallery in Manila Teamwork to complete food at Gallery VASK in Manila Tasting the dessert at Gallery VASK in Manila Notice the dry ice effect on this dish at Gallery VASK
Sole at Gallery VASK in Manila Sea urchin and foie gras powder at Gallery VASK Rabbit was also on the menu at Gallery VASK in Manila Champagne brunch at Fairmont hotel in Makati Lots of seafood to choose from at Fairmont hotel champagne brunch
Gard and Nikki at Champagne brunch at Fairmont hotel in Manila Happy birthday to Gard at Fairmont hotel in Manila Sushi selection at Fairmont hotel in Makati Lechon (roasted pig) at champagne lunch in Fairmon hotel in Makati Lots of desserts to choose from at Champagne lunch at Fairmont hotel in Manila
Gard at one of the dungeons at Fort Santiago At work - taking photos of the food at Gallery VASK in Manila During Bambike tour of Manila  

Bohol

Welcome to Bohol and Tagbilaran airport Trike in Bohol Most of the trikes in Bohol had quotes and bible verses Local bus at Panglao in Bohol Street scene from Panglao in Bohol
Touring Bohol with SpongeBob A tarsier in Bohol Sign at Tarsier conservation area in Bohol Climbing up to the lookout point at Chocolate Hills in Bohol View to Chocolate Hills in Bohol
View to Chocolate Hills in Bohol Nikki and Gard at Chocolate Hills in Bohol Butterfly larva in butterfly park in Bohol Large butterfly in the butterfly park in Bohol Butterfly in Bohol
Holding a butterfly at a butterfly park in Bohol Gard and Nikki at butterfly park in Bohol Feeding a monkey during a tour of Bohol Bamboo bridges over Lomboc river in Bohol Blood compact monument in Bohol
Baclayon Church in Bohol is still in ruins after the earthquake in 2013 Dance show on Loboc river cruise Loboc river cruise in Bohol Lunch on the Loboc river cruise boat Nikki ready for ziplining in Bohol
Buko king using his magic teeth on a coconut Nikki is getting ready for ziplining in Bohol View of Loboc river in Bohol In flight when ziplining in Bohol  
Looking for dolphins outside Bohol During the snorkling trip outside Bohol On the way to go snorkling at Balicasag island outside Bohol Boats at Balicasag island outside Bohol in the Philippines Gard pretending that he can do a handstand ;-)
Gard and Nikki - jump on Virgin Island outside Bohol in the Philippines Lunch during our snorkling trip to Balicasag island was very good At Virgin Island outside Bohol At Puntod Island aka Virgin island outside Bohol At Virgin Island outside Bohol
Virgin island outside Bohol Nikki at Balicasag island outside Bohol At Virgin island in Bohol Cow along the road in Panglao Playing basketball in sandals is not easy
At the Italian restaurant Giuseppe at Panglao in Bohol A large lamb shank at Giuseppe in Bohol Ossobucco at Giuseppe in Bohol Having antipasti at Giuseppe in Panglao in Bohol Tiramisu at Giuseppe in Bohol
Grilled seafood platter at Tarsier Paprika in Bohol Chicken skewers at Tarsier Paprika in Bohol was pretty dry Steak at Addiction in Bohol Fast boat frrom Tagbilaran to Cebu  

Boracay

We had a small plane going to Boracay Arriving at Boracay airport The lookout point at Boracay gives you view to more or less the entire island The D'Mall area in Boracay Tricycle in Boracay
There were a lot of sail boats on White beach in Boracay Sailboats at dusk at Boracay Dramatic sunset at Boracay Sunset at White beach in Boracay Dramatic sunset at Boracay
White beach on Boracay Palm trees at white beach in Boracay Sailboats on White beach Boracay White beach in Boracay at high tide Homeport Boracay
Stormy weather on White beach on Boracay when typhoon Rammasun hit Kids made pretty nice sand castles on White beach in Boracay Boat taking us over to Boracay You can enjoy dinner on the beach at Aria on Boracay Stormy weather in Boracay when typhoon Glenda came in over the Philippines
There was a lot of fire dance shows on white beach in Boracay Wire chaos in the streets of Boracay Scene from the main street at Boracay I love Boracay sign at D'Mall area Check in at Boracay airport
White beach in Boracay at low tide Gard and Nikki in sunset on Boracay. Photo by Dongeun Min    
Bruschetta at Caruso in Boracay Chicken cacciatore at Aria in Boracay Limoni Cafe on Boracay serves lots of good desserts Fried mozzarella sticks at Aria in Boracay Tiramisu at The District in Boracay

Cebu

Entrance to Fort San Pedro in Cebu Heritage of Cebu monument Neo lights at Crown Regency in Cebu City Reconstruction of Basilica del Santo Nino in Cebu Magellan's cross in Cebu City
Chicken intestines skewers at Larsian BBQ in Cebu There is a lot to choose from at Larsian BBQ in Cebu At Larsian BBQ in Cebu City Tables at Larsian BBQ Tasting the famous Lechon at Zebuchon in Cebu
Zebuchon has the best pig ever according to Anthony Bourdain Testing out Lechon at Zubuchon in Cebu Pimp my ride Cebu style Taking the boat from Bohol to Oslob in Cebu to see whale sharks Getting information on how to snorkle with whale sharks in Oslob in Cebu
Whale shark area at Oslob in Cebu Looking at a whale shark that passes by in Oslob in Cebu A whale shark passing under Nikki at Oslob in Cebu A large whale shark passing under us in Oslob in Cebu A whale shark passing by in Oslob in Cebu

Misc

Starting out trip with a Braathens flight from Stavanger to Stockholm Cebu Pacific flight to Bohol At the new Hamad International airport in Doha We ran into our friends Lani and Stig at the airport in Stavanger Check in at Manila airport to fly with Cebu Pacific to Bohol
No spitting sign in Manila We had a Dreamliner from Stockholm to Doha Typoon Glenda passed over Manila and cause some damage I was the first one from Norway to do the Bambike tour  

Hotel Seda Bonifacio Global City

Bed at Seda Bonifacio Global City Bathroom at Seda hotel in Manila Desk at Seda Bonifacio Global City Pool at Seda Bonifacio Global City hotel Seds Bonifacio Global City in Taguig in the Philippines
TV at Seda Bonifacio Global City        

Amorita Resort, Panglao, Bohol

Entrance to Ocean villa at Amorita Ocean villa at Amorita resort The plunge pool at Amorita resort in Bohol The outside shower at Amorita resort in Bohol View to Alona beach from Amorita

Radisson Blu, Cebu City

Bed at Radisson Blu in Cebu City From the room at Radisson Blu in Cebu Desk at Radisson Blu in Cebu Shower at Radisson Blu in Cebu City  

The Distric hotel, Boracay

Bathroom The Distric Boracay Bed at The Distric hotel Boracay It was nice with a drying rack on the balcony at The District hotel on Boracay Breakfast at The District Boracay Entrance to The District Boracay
Shower at The District hotel in Boracay TV at The District hotel in Boracay View to the pool at The District hotel Boracay    

 

 

 
 

 

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