Camotes Island

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

How to get there

EB Aznar Shipping leaves Cebu City's Pier 2 at 12 noon and 9 pm daily for Poro, Camotes. From Poro, the boat leaves for Cebu at 11am and 12 noon daily. Travel time is four hours.

One can also travel to Danao City, an hour north of Cebu. The boat leaves the Danao pier at 6am and 11 am daily for Poro. From Poro, the boat leaves for Cebu daily at 5am and 11am. Travel time is two hours.

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Thursday, September 21, 2006

Lake Danao in Camotes Island

Lake Danao in Camotes Island

Lake Danao is shaped like a guitar or a number 8. They used to have lots of crocodiles here. Now it is a fishery. Picture by my cousin Junks Muana.

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Wednesday, August 30, 2006


Okay, okay...I am getting request of photos from our last trip, so here it is

Rod, Alonzo and Daryl

My nephews and niece

Grace, Janica, and Tifani

Hot picture of my daughter Tifani and cousin Tess. Now where was I?
Sorry, someone has to take pictures of everybody, that's me!!!

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Family Reunion

Our last trip to Camotes Island was really fun and stressful. We were about 30 family members and it was hard to organize something for 30 people as everyone had a different agenda on their minds. We did our best to make it as fun and as harmonious as possible. Some of us just flew in from abroad, and was thriving on a foreign clock, and a couple of days later, we were whisked off to the islands. So we made sure we can catch up with our R & R (rest and recreation) in the islands. That means, taking our own hair stylist who was a transvestite(girl-boy) and her assistant and a blind masseur. It's too bad, we were not able to take our manicurist and cosmetologist. :) What better way to relax by the beach?

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Thursday, July 13, 2006

San Francisco, Camotes Island

Municipality of San Francisco
Annual Income: (As of 1993) P8,345,150,42
No. of Barangays: 15
Total Land Area: 11,564 Has.
Distance from Cebu: 38 nautical miles northeast of Cebu island
    Land Classification as of 1994:
  • Arable Area: 7.946.5276 Has.

  • Residential: 1.074.3491 Has.

  • Commercial: 0.6979 Has.

  • Industrial: 0.4405 Has.

Population: 39.115
(latest NCSA Survey-1995)
Labor Force: 19.915
    Major tourism activities:
  • Soli-soli Festival (March),

  • Via Crucis (Lenten Season),

  • Sunday market visit (weekly),

  • beach activities (whole year round)

(source: DTI Website)

Getting there from Cebu:
By motorized banca
Danao City to Consuelo, San francisco
6:00 am and 11:00 am daily
Mandaue City to Poro
1:00 pm daily

By Ferry boat
Cebu City to Poro
12:00 noon and 9:00 pm daily (Pier 2)

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Mangodlong Rock Resort

Mangodlong Rock Resort
Heminsulan, San Francisco
Camotes, Cebu

De Luxe Rooms
3 pax Php 1,700
Additional person
Php 150

    Aquasports facilities

  • snorkeling

  • Boating

  • Kayaking

  • Windsurfing

  • Volleyball

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Thursday, June 15, 2006

Camotes Island Sunset

There's nowhere in the world I'd rather be right now.

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