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This photo gallery is from a journey to the Philippines in 1985. The trip is described in several entries, starting with this one. Hover...

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East Asia 1985 (28) – The Philippines (7) – Northern Luzon

Small villages, wonderful scenery and magnificent rice terraces in the northern Philippines.   Tuesday 7.5.1985, Bontoc –...

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WHC List #0722 – Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras

The human endeavours of cultivating land never cease to impress, not least in the fabulous terraced area of the northern Philippines. The...

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East Asia 1985 (27) – The Philippines (6) – Manila and North

Manila and the first part of the northern Philippines.   Monday 29.4.1985, Manila I had found out that neither sleeping bag, hiking...

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East Asia 1985 (26) – The Philippines (5) – Islands (2)

Island hopping in the central Philippines: The Eastern Visayas islands of Cebu, Leyte, Samar and back to Manila on Luzon Island.  ...

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East Asia 1985 (25) – The Philippines (4) – Islands (1)

Island hopping in the central Philippines: The Western and Central Visayas islands of Panay and Negros.   Monday 15.4.1985, Boracay...

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East Asia 1985 (24) – The Philippines (3) – Boracay (2)

My last days on Boracay Island, a letter home and an epitaph.   Thursday 11.4.1985, Boracay The day was spent on my porch, partly...

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East Asia 1985 (23) – The Philippines (2) – Boracay (1)

Boracay: The first week in a paradise not yet lost.   Wednesday 3.4.1985, Kalibo – Caticlan – Boracay We arrived in the early...

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East Asia 1985 (22) – The Philippines (1) – Manila

The Philippines, Manila: Lesson learned, follow the rumours   Sunday 31.3.1985, Hong Kong – Manila Finally airborne in Hong...

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East Asia 1985 (1) – Introduction

This was my first backpacking experience. Urged by more experienced friends on the university I decided to take a semester off from my...

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