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Mar 31, 2016 - WOOFIng No. 4 Tablas Island

We arrived on Tablas Island on Saturday and after checking into a lodge, walked into town to find an ATM to replenish our funds. The two banks in town would not accept our VISA card. There were no hotels or restaurants there either where you could pay anything by VISA! This was a first for us, as up to now, any ATM seemed to accept our VISA card. Plan number two! - cash the US dollars that we had been carrying around. So off we set to a money lender to find out that they only accepted $100 notes and the largest one we had was $50. They...

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Mar 27, 2016 - Romblon Island

Off we set again heading south this time, by bus 4 hours to Batangas where we caught an overnight ferry to Romblon. (I don't think I have mentioned that on the "better" buses, the seats are plastic covered - to keep them in good condition?? - but they are not so nice to sit on for long periods of time.) The ferry was an experience in itself and the way so many Filipinos travel between the islands. We were early for the ferry, so purchased our tickets and went through to the waiting room, after having our luggage scanned. Here we had dinner...

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