Tourism

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  • Chuck Driver of Puerto Galera

    February 11, 2018
    An adopted son of Puerto Galera is Chuck Driver, partner-manager of Capt’n Greggs Dive Resort on Sabang Beach. Chuck first arrived in Sabang in 1987, immediately fell in love with the very much smaller Sabang than it is today. Chuck is originally from Australia where he served in the Royal Australian Air force as an air-frame ...
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  • Investigating the Puerto Galera WW2 crash site

    February 11, 2018 B-24 Liberator
    ED: It is the story of 12 Americans who died when their B-24 bomber airplane slammed on Mt. Malasimbo on December 7, 1944. First heard of this from my co-worker Mario Lutz narrating a hiking adventure where they found a wreckage of a B-24 bomber airplane. Then, I got a flashback, remembering when I was young, ...
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  • Living in Puerto Galera

    February 11, 2018
    Puerto Galera over the years has evolved into a multi-cultural, multi-national community as foreigners continue to establish businesses and permanent residence in Puerto Galera. There are many Koreans, Australians, Germans and other Europeans who could not resist the charms of the island and had establish a home in Puerto Galera. Legally, foreigners are not allowed to ...
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  • Why it is a good time to invest in Puerto Galera?

    February 11, 2018 puerto galera holy week
    We got a local government led by Mayor Rockey Ilagan who has an MBA on business administration who seems to be more responsive to the needs and aspirations of the business sector. He being the owner of one of the biggest transport provider is presumed to know more about tourism than his predecessors, a bold ...
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  • After passing tough exams, tour guides given Mayors permit

    May 15, 2017
    After hurdling a 100-question, multiple choice written examination and afterwards a 3-man panel interview , 107 persons passed out of nearly 200 participants who attended the tour-guiding services training last January 19. The new Puerto Galera Tourism Council together with the Office of the Mayor conducted the training after identifying the need to professional, re-orient and educate the remaining and prospective tour guides. The Council noted ...
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  • Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival, a beautiful and peaceful event

    March 13, 2017
    Malasimbo Music & Arts Festival was back on its 7th year, and this time, they brought in some of the freshest local and international artists for 3 days of nothing but good music, arts, and culture. The Event took place on March 10-12 at the foot of Mount Malasimbo in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Malasimbo ...
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  • Malasimbo Festival, Call for Help

    March 12, 2017
    On March 10 to 12 we will be having the 7th Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival. Again, thousands of tourists will be coming to see the event, staying at the hotels, eating at the restaurants and spending thousands of pesos while in Puerto Galera. All of us will earn, will benefit directly or indirectly. Further, ...
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  • Viva Malasimbo 2017

    March 12, 2017
    Malasimbo music and arts festival is happening on March 10-12. Now on its 7th year, the Malasimbo has evolved to be one of the most awaited events in the country. Ticketworld, the biggest ticket selling company in the Philippines, is amazed at the record sales being generated with foreigners from over 32 countries coming to the ...
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  • Puerto Galera most googled Phl destination

    August 9, 2012
    By Juancho Mahusay, The Philippine Star While Boracay in Aklan and El Nido in Palawan are consistently being dubbed two of the country’s best destinations, Puerto Galera in Oriental Mindoro catches the most interest among Internet users, according to Google Philippines. Google released its “Summer Zeitgeist” list on Wednesday, with Puerto Galera, the northernmost town in Oriental ...
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