Monday, December 18th, 2017

Centillion House 2000 Hotel , San Jose de Buenavista, Antique Province Philippines, we find it good budget hotel. Phone +63-36-540-9403 Because we were traveling at a leisurely, lazy pace from Iloilo City to Boracay, exploring as we…

Digital photo narrative of our visit to Belison, Antique Province, Philippines including information on natural and heritage sites, beaches, hiking, festivals, accommodations and dining. Back on the National Highway, we reached Belison, Antique at KM118.5.  (Note that the mile posts on the National Highway are measured from Iloilo City.  We are using the same.  Some maps, including the

This is a scanned map of San Jose de Buenavista, Antique Province, Philippines which was provided by the Western Visayas Regional Tourism Center in Iloilo City.   We hope it will be helpful to those planning a trip to beautiful Antique Province, Philippines. Click or click twice on the map to enlarge it. Map of San Jose de Buenavista, Antique Province, Philippines

Yesterday, we stopped by the Western Visayas Tourism Center on Bonifacio Drive in Iloilo City to pick up some information for an upcoming trip to Boracay.  There are two ways to get from Iloilo City to Boracay by road.  The first is through the center of Panay Island passing through Passi City and Kalibo.  The roads are reported …

Guimaras Island is just a short, scenic and inexpensive pump boat away from Iloilo City.  You’ll leave from rather decrepit docks off General Hughes Street (going to Jordan port on Guimaras) or from the north side of Fort San Pedro to Buenavista on Guimaras.  This is not one of the safest areas of Iloilo City after dark so our advice is that if you arrive after dark take a taxi, don’t wander the streets in the port area. Once you get to Guimaras you’ll find pretty rural landscapes dotted with Mango plantations.  Alubihod beach is the best white sand beach that’s close to Iloilo City.  From Jordan you can take a multicab (small truck with bench seats in back) to Alubihod.  You can wait for the muliticab to fill with passengers or …

Detailed Maps Available at Iloilo City NAMRIA Office Iloilo City, Panay Island, Philippines NAMRIA Map Office, Iloilo City, Philippines I’m the kind of person who really does not understand much about direction and geography unless I have a map. There are some good country and city maps of the Philippines available from Nelles, Periplus, the locally published EZ maps and some other maps available from National Bookstores. None of these are really of a scale to be useful for anything but an overview. So, I recently took a trip to the local National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) map sales office in Iloilo City. In Iloilo City, the office is on Fort San Pedro Road