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traveling to filipines solo...?« on: June 22 2008 18:06:00 »
was wondering about the safety concerns in the country... i go to indo often alone so was wondering what to stay away from. looking for big hollow barrels .... i bodyboard..btw any feedbac is appreciated...
RE: traveling to filipines solo...?« Reply #1 on: June 23 2008 12:06:00 »
dog, at nite, find a safe place to stay and talk to locals, english is a 2nd or 3rd language to many people! the poor just speak 1 language but filipinos are very friendly. there are rebels and terrorists there so watch out. im pretty sure if your on the beach, you'll find waves but you need a typhoon season. cloud 9 is a great bet! Surfline.com has accomidations to it!
RE: traveling to filipines solo...?« Reply #2 on: June 23 2008 20:06:00 »
homie thanx...ya i dont kno any locals but my neighbors here in cali are filipino so i will hit them up...i mean i aint a lil guy or a softy but i aint tryin to scrap..... i just want to get some good waves, ya so i will track storms when im in indo and maybe jet over there.....where is the best island to go for multiple waves that barrel.......?
p.s. is there any irie heads out there..? u know....
RE: traveling to filipines solo...?« Reply #3 on: June 24 2008 09:06:00 »
try hitting samar one of the best spots in the country..
locals are accomodating....
RE: traveling to filipines solo...?« Reply #4 on: December 02 2008 23:12:00 »
try to befriend the locals..they'll tell where you should be and shouldn't be.. no place in this world that is 100% safe and secured. just obey the rules, follow instructions and you'll be safe . the news you heard are exagerrated...if the whole 7,107 islands of the phil is not safe... ther'll be no filipinos anymore...we're all dead...you know...von voyage!!!
RE: traveling to filipines solo...?« Reply #5 on: December 03 2008 04:12:00 »
just got back from the philippines...manilla can be a bit sketchy, but is generally safe, if you don't go looking for trouble....Siargao where cloud 9 is, is a really nice little island and you don't have to worry about any crime there, everyone's just really friendly...if you go to Cloud 9 stay at Siargao Inn, highly recommended!!!