MASBATE CITY RORO & FERRY GUIDE


 

Port of Masbate

Port of Masbate

 Shipping schedules and fares posted below are base from the information provided by theticketing booth found in Masbate City, particularly at the many ticketing booth found in Zurbito Street (and/or near the entrance of the Port itself). The information provided herein is accurate for the time being but subject to change as per shipping operator’s policyOther pertinent information regarding shipping operator and port terminal policies can be found at their own respective websites, Facebook pages, and/or at their designated ticketing offices found in the Port of destination mentioned below.

Shipping schedules posted below are painstakingly gathered and updated every now and then- without being paid in return or getting any monetary commission from any of the mentioned shipping companies below. Your continued patronage (please share it to your Facebook account) and generous contribution -any kind- will be highly appreciated.

Disclaimer: The author, in any way, shall not be held liable for any damages -on personal and/or business related losses- caused by factual errors, omission or any unforeseen mistakes (I strive to make it accurate as much as possible, but being human it does happen) it might posted here, nor it expresses any warranties for the information it provided here. ANY USE OF INFORMATION  ON THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Furthermore, any comments/or statements raised by yours truly are of personal opinion only and does not in anyway reflects the opinion of any authoritative bodies unless otherwise stated.

Images shown here are property of the owner/author and protected by copyrights. Should you wish to use any of this images/photos please make sure you have permission to do so. No photo grabbing please.

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MV King Frederick at Port of Masbate

MASBATE CITY TO PIO DURAN, ALBAY 

Masbate (ETD)

Pio Duran, Albay (ETD) Vessel Name

Fare per Pax

Daily at 12:30 PM  Daily at 2 AM  M/V Padre Pio  Php 200

Daily at 2 PM

5 AM & 4 PM Daily M/V King Frederick

Php 250 Aircon

Daily a t 11 AM

M/V Nathan Matthew

Php 200 non-Aircon

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MASBATE CITY TO CEBU

Masbate (ETD)

CEBU (ETD) VESSEL’s  NAME

FARE PER PAX

No Schedule

No Schedule

Trans-Asia Shipping

Saturday at 7 PM

Friday at 7 PM Cokaliong Shipping

Php 750 Economy

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MASBATE CITY TO PILAR, SORSOGON

Masbate City (ETD)

PILAR, SORSOGON (ETD)

FARES per Pax

5 AM 5- 6 AM

Php 288 Economy

8:30 AM

8 AM

12 NN

12 NN

Php 396 Air-con

2:30

4 PM

 Note: RO-RO & Ferry services made possible by Montenegro Shipping and small motorized banca owners.

 

M/V Regina Calixta II of Regina Shipping Lines

Departs daily at 12 NN.

Super Shuttle RORO 3

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TO AND FROM BATANGAS-CEBU-CDO

Masbate City to Batangas City– Every Monday at 11 AM

Fare per Person at 655 Pesos (Economy)

Four-wheel vehicle fare: 7,280 Pesos (one way)

Six-wheel vehicle fare: 12,500 Pesos

Masbate City to Cebu City– Every Wednesday at 12 NN

Fare: Php 655/Adult Person (Economy)

Four-wheel vehicle fare: 6,000 Pesos (one way)

Six-wheeler vehicle fare: 12,500 (one way)

Cagayan de Oro– Php 1,200 per person (Economy)

Contact Masbate Branch Office at Tel. nos. (056) 582 1294

 

ILOILO RORO & FERRY GUIDE


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Port of Iloilo, Iloilo City. Copyright: mcgutib

 These ferry schedules and fares are sourced from the ticketing booth found in Iloilo City/or Bacolod City, particularly at the many ticketing booth found in the city’s major street and in the Iloilo Port’s Passenger Terminal’s ticketing booth itself.  The information provided herein is accurate for the time being but subject to change as per shipping operator’s policyOther pertinent information regarding shipping operator and port terminal policies can be found at their own respective websites, Facebook pages, and/or at their designated ticketing offices found in the port of destination mentioned below.

Shipping schedules posted below are painstakingly gathered and updated every now and then- without being paid in return or getting any monetary commission from any of the shipping companies mentioned below. Your continued patronage (please share it to your Facebook account) and generous contribution -any kind- will be highly appreciated.

Disclaimer: The author, in any way, shall not be held liable for any damages -on personal and/or business related losses- caused by factual errors, omission or any unforeseen mistakes (I strive to make it accurate as much as possible, but being human it does happen) it might posted here; nor it expresses any warranties for the information it provided here. ANY USE OF INFORMATION  ON THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Furthermore, any comments/or statements raised by yours truly are of personal opinion only and does not, in anyway, reflects the opinion of any authoritative bodies, unless otherwise stated.

Images shown here are property of the owner/author and protected by copyrights. Should you wish to use any of this images/photos please make sure you have permission to do so. No photo grabbing please.

I.  Ilo-ilo Fastcraft Terminal to BREDCO Port v.v

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Weesam Express 3 heading to Iloilo City. Copyright: mcgutib

WEESAM EXPRESS

Bacolod to Iloilo

Estimated Time of Departure

Iloilo to Bacolod

Estimated Time of Departure

Fare per Pax

 

   

6:30 AM

6:30 AM

Ticket Sale at 200 Pesos

8:10 AM

8:10 AM

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9:50 AM

9:50 AM

Regular Fare at 230 Php

11:30 AM

11:30 AM

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1:10 PM

1:10 PM

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2:50 PM

2:50 PM

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4:45 PM

4:45 PM

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St. Emmanuel at Iloilo Fastcraft Terminal. Copyright: mcgutib

2GO’s  SUPERCAT

Bacolod to Iloilo

Estimated Time of Departure

Iloilo to Bacolod

Estimated Time of Departure

Fare per Pax

6 AM

7:30 AM

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9 AM

10:30 AM

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 —  —

Regular Fare 380 Pesos

12:40 Noon

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3:40 PM

5:10 PM

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OceanJet 9 at BREDCO Port. Copyright: mcgutib

OCEANJET

Bacolod to Iloilo

Estimated Time of Departure

Iloilo to Bacolod

Estimated Time of Departure

Fare per Pax

6:05 AM (First Trip)

6;05 AM (First Trip)

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7:35 AM

7:35 AM

9:05 AM

9:05 AM

 —

10:35 AM

10:35 AM

Regular Fare (Economy) 230 Pesos

12:30 PM

12:30 PM

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2:15 PM

2:15 PM

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3:45 PM

3:45 PM

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5:15 PM (Last Trip)

5:15 PM (Last Trip)

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Two FastCat vessel plying the Iloilo and Bacolod route. Copyright: mcgutib

FASTCAT

Iloilo to Banago Port, Bacolod 

Estimated Time of Departure

Banago Port, Bacolod to Iloilo

Estimated Time of Departure

Fare Per Pax

     

8 AM

5 AM

Php 200

2 PM

11 AM

Economy

8 PM

5 PM

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Note: Published fare rates does not include ILOILO FASTCRAFT TERMINAL/BREDCO Terminal fees. 

II.  Iloilo to Cuyo Island/ Puerto Princesa, Palawan

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M/V Milagrosa J-Tres vessel dock in a wharf along Iloilo river. Copyright: mcgutib

MILAGROSA SHIPPING LINES

Departs every Monday & Thursday at 7 PM (ETD).    Fares starts at  Php 475/pax (Cuyo) and Php 950/pax (Puerto Princesa), both of which are in Economy Accommodation.

Docked here in Lapusz wharf Iloilo on our way to upnorth.

Docked here in Lapuz wharf Iloilo City

MONTENEGRO SHIPPING LINES

Every Saturday at 8 am (ETD). This ship goes to Cuyo Island and then Puerto Princesa both in Palawan. Fares is at Php 1220 (regular) and Php 1590 (Mabuhay) per pax.

To view the entire schedule for this route, please click on the link: Iloilo-Cuyo-Puerto Princesa Ferry Guide

III.  Iloilo City to Cebu City

Trans Asia vessel dock here at Port of Iloilo. Copyright: mcgutib

TRANS-ASIA SHIPPING LINES

Departs every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 6 PM (ETD). Fare cost  is at 800 Pesos per Pax in economy accommodation.

Cokaliong vessel dock here at Port of Iloilo. Copyright: mcgutib

COKALIONG SHIPPING LINES

Every Wednesday-Friday & Sunday at 7 pm (ETD).  Fare per Pax cost  around 800 Pesos for economy accommodation.

IV. Iloilo City to Manila

M/V St. Michael the Archangel. Copyright: mcgutib

2GO TRAVEL

Departs every Wednesday at 8:30 AM (ETD) & Sunday at 4 AM (ETD).

V. Route: Iloilo City to Cagayan de Oro City

Departs every Saturday at 3 AM (ETD). Please check to 2GO website to see fares and promos.

VI. Route: Iloilo City to Jordan, Guimaras
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M/V Felipe 1 docked at Lapuz wharf. Copyright: mcgutib

Scheduled departure start every 5:30 in the morning (daily), then the next departure would be every 2 hours interval up until 8:30 in the evening. Fares for the following:

  1. Passengers- 25 Pesos per head.
  2. Motorcycle bike- 70 Pesos
  3. SUV- 500 Pesos
VII. Parola Wharf, Iloilo City to Buenavista, Guimaras
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One of the many  passenger motorized banca docked at Parola wharf. Copyright: mcgutib

Operates early in the morning (5:30 AM) – daily service except during weather/sea disturbance found along the vicinity of Iloilo Strait- until early in the evening. Fare per  passenger is 14 Pesos.

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REMINDERS:

Fares does not include Terminal Fees.

ETD means Estimated Time of Departure: Don’t expect too much about being on-time, sometimes they often not follow their scheduled departure.

In the case of motorized banca ferrying passengers in between Iloilo and Guimaras, schedules and operation may ‘halt temporarily’ without further notice to passengers, if, the authorities-manning the port- will declare it unsafe for small craft to sail across the treacherous Iloilo Strait.

Islandhopping 101: Best Guide In and Out of Roxas City


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La Playa de Roxas, People’s Park Brgy. Baybay Roxas City

“I really love this city, It is beautiful and It’s so multidimensional. People say it has a darkness and a decadence, which it tries to hide; they say it’s full of the pretentious and opulent trying to strangle the dark reality. But that’s true for most of the other great cities too. . . .
There is a soul here . . . and that soul is as pure as the heat of the sun that shines down on it and the rain that falls to purify it.”

Umair Naeem, Drowning Shadows

The first time I set my foot here,  first thing comes on my mind is the scent of its air, like a perfume that goes inside my head and send me to a euphoria that brought me back to my good memories of the beautiful Obando in Bulacan. The familiar scent of a fishpond, rivers and muddy sea; it smells fish, crab and oysters- and most of all it smells MONEY. However,  Roxas City is much better version. The city, dubbed as the”Seafoods Capital of the Philippines” looks classy and yet simple on my first impression, and so does my second. It has a well maintained city street  with flourishing businesses on each and every corner, at the other side of the river is the century old structure and a museum which I believe a welcome treat for every first timer here; their “Baybay” or beach front – facing the Sibuyan Sea, known to be a rich fishing ground – it has plenty of reasons to fell in love with, for one is their restaurants (along Baybay) which offers variety of mouth watering seafood; two, is the many places to explore and get a change to grab some photos- almost filling the entire 8Gb of memory of my dslr camera. Pueblo de Panay on the other hand, is quite unique to my eyes because of the vast landscape of greenery with establishments (worthy of a visit) sprouting all over the rolling hills- it made me wish to stay for few more days and maybe, just maybe I might be coming here every now and then. And finally,  the most promising tourist attraction is the majestic shrine of Sacred Heart of Jesus standing over the hilltop comparable to that of the Christ the Redeemer of Brazil which can be seen far off-shore. How about that for Roxas City!

I have been here twice before, the last one was just three weeks ago- exactly five days after New Year’s celebration. Coming here together with a friend was a welcome treat for us. As planned months earlier, we embarked on a 36 hours long Island hopping adventure coming from Dumaguete on our way to Batangas/Manila. Actually, traveling here  was like a mere familiarization to the once Off-the-beaten-path, but for my companion being his first time it was an adventure of a lifetime. Our trip here (as my traveling companion have said “rather unusual because we were traveling on foot at the not so quite familiar road heading to our destination”) was rather not easy as we took every transportation available- slow boat, bus, jeep and tricycle ride; our trip took us on a route from Dumaguete heading to Bacolod City then on Dumangas-Zarraga up to the City of Roxas. And after few hours of strolling and gazing on a landscape of the city within late afternoon we were sailing on a calm sea towards the island of Romblon, Romblon, and then further more to Port of Batangas before heading to Manila. After a two days of rest, I myself, on my homeward bound took the same road again, the Manila to Batangas (2 hours bus) then took a 19 hours boat trip for Roxas City, then another two hours bus ride to Iloilo City before heading to Bacolod via fast craft,  and culminating my trip is a six hour drive down south to Dumaguete City, indeed a  back-breaking and mind boggling travel. So eager to know how to do it? Well, follow this easy tips:

Coming from the Backdoor

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Going to Bacolod via Dumaguete is not really a big problem as big buses of Ceres Tours plies on this route every now and then,  it goes directly to Mabinay then to the City of Kabankalan before heading to the City of Smiles- after several more stop. The trip  last for six hours and cost 270 Pesos for ordinary buses and 359 Pesos for air-con buses.

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If you’re coming from Cebu City just head to Port of Toledo in Toledo City,  from there board a fast craft for San Carlos City in Negros Occidental. Once arrive you have to take a short tricycle ride to the bus terminal going for Bacolod City.

Click on the link to see ferry schedule: Toledo to San Carlos ferry 

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Once in Bacolod City take a public transport vehicle to BREDCO Port and then hop on-board on one of these RO-RO vessel forDumangas Port. Fare charges for each person cost less than a hundred pesos, travel time usually last about two hours.

Click on the link to view Ferry schedule:  Bacolod-Dumangas vv.  RORO Guide (2016 update) 

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Note: You may also board a Fast craft such as this heading to Iloilo City or vice versa. The lowest fare for this fast craft per person usually at 200 Pesos plus terminal fee of 30 Pesos, and travel time last about an hour or more.

Dumangas Port

Upon arrival in Dumangas Port you only need to take a little walk heading to the exit, a barker will approached every passenger and points to the numerous tricycles queuing one after another awaiting for passengers, I took one of these public transport to reach the town of Dumangas. Travel time usually last for about 10-15 minutes and cost about 15 Pesos per head.

Side note: Photo above shows the Fast craft terminal in Iloilo City. Just in case you opted this destination upon arrival to this Port you need to board a Jeep heading to SM Delgado and then from there another Jeep going to Tagbak Terminal. Bus terminal (the newly constructed building along the highway) going to the northern destination such Caticlan or Roxas City is located in Tagbak, Jaro.  Cost for the two Jeepney ride would be at least 30 Pesos per person. If you’re not in the mood for a Jeepney ride then you may opt for a Taxi ride, flag down rates cost about 40 Pesos and if you’re lucky your fare would reach to about 100 Pesos less.

To view latest ferry schedule, please click your mouse on the link: Roro & Ferry Schedules

On the other side of the town away from Iloilo City is the sleepy town of Dumangas – 24 kilometers away from the capital- about a hundred meters away from its town hall is the public transport terminal for passenger Jeepney’s and Vans which usually all in queues to take  passengers. Their service usually last from sun up to sun down. Jeepney route usually goes to Iloilo City via Zarraga and vice versa, whereas Van for hire take the Coastal Road in route to Iloilo City (Baldoza Terminal, La Paz).

Side Note: Back in Iloilo City the biggest bus lines in Panay Island (perhaps in the whole country) that often preferred by almost every tourist and local passengers because of their reliability, convenience and availability even at night. Buses often leaves every hour (from sun-up to sun-down) to Roxas City and vice versa. Travel time takes about three hours (traffic and road repair works means it may take more than that), cost per person depending on bus line or van for hire but usually it never goes beyond 200 Pesos.

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Again if your coming from Dumangas there is no need for you to go to Iloilo City to have a decent bus ride to Caticlan or Roxas City, just ask the Jeepney driver to drop  you at the town of Zarraga (at the National Highway), and from there a handful of bus lines goes to and from Caticlan or Roxas City. Length of travel  usually last for two hours and fare cost per person is about 170 or a little less.

See the video showing the Highway:   Zarraga Iloilo

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The Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral located in the old Pueblo de Capiz (Capitol area), from here it only takes a tricycle ride from a much better public transportation hub in Roxas City ( Buses normally stops here and it will never venture near the city street- I wish Dumaguete can emulate their willingness to make their city organized to lessen the problem on traffic) located in Pueblo de Panay.

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Remember: Traveling here is pretty easy just follow the few road tips above and you’ll be in Roxas City in no time.

From Manila 

Unfortunately there are no passenger ship that connects this two cities, one must travel on a bus (plying LRT-Buendia to Batangas Port) for at least two hours via SLEX. Almost every bus companies serving this route offers air-conditioned with entertainment on-board of course, and fare cost is somewhere between 150- 200 Pesos.

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2GO Travel’s M/V St. Anthony de Padua sails from Batangas to Roxas City via Romblon, Romblon every Tuesday and Friday at 10 PM. Sea travel usually last to 15 hours and fare cost start at 1,100 Pesos for economy accommodation. Trying it myself last three weeks ago, I think the experience I have on-board was over-all pleasant although the food served to economy passenger wasn’t that good at all. I know first class accommodation was way better, but sorry to say I am no fan of first class accommodation and so does majority of sea-going public.

The cheapest fare around at 950 Pesos (Air-conditioned room) per person is via Super Shuttle RoRo 2 which plies three times a week from Batangas and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday at 3 PM coming from Culasi Port. It is highly recommended if your bringing along with you your SUV, pick-up and/or sedan going to Caticlan or down south Iloilo. They do have cheaper charges on each vehicles as compared to the rival. But honestly I won’t recommend it to any tourist as facilities were not acceptable by decent standard such as toilet facilities, I’m disappointed really about such neglect, it was simple necessities that should have been looked at carefully.  Decent dining table coupled with fresh cook foods (if any) must be accorded to paying passengers, if possible. I’m fed up with on-board canteen whose expertise is to serve instant noodle. I think the management should address this simple passenger necessities to  garner better feedback and perhaps win more patron- just my humble opinion.

Click on the link to see ferry schedule:  Batangas RoRo/Ferry schedule 

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Caticlan Jetty Port in Malay – a transportation hub for RORO vessels coming from Port of Roxas in Mindoro Oriental, Odiongan Port in Tablas Island as well as Port of Batangas-  a  jump off to the island of Boracay Island is another alternative point of entry, although the drawback is that of the punishing land trip that is quite stressful. From here it takes only 2 to 3 hours scenic drive to Roxas City via Capiz-Aklan road network, Van for-hire as well as Ceres Tours have a daily trip here; Fares  between Roxas City to Caticlan  cost around 200 Pesos more or less per head.

Click on the link to see ferry schedule:  Caticlan-Mindoro ferry

 Images along  City of Roxas

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That seemingly arms length away island known as Mantalinga, as viewed on my camera. This miniature like island was known as  perfect diving spot for scuba practitioners and a perfect roundabout for sailboat (dilayag) and kayak during contest.

The old Passenger Terminal Building of Culasi Port

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The statue of St. Michael the Archangel, it can be seen on one of the Rotonda in Pueblo de Panay estate.

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The statue of Sacred Heart of Jesus standing tall on the hills over-looking Roxas City, Sibuyan Sea and Jintotolo Channel. This statue is said to have dwarfed the statue of the Christ the Redeemer in Brazil.

Islandhopping 101: Life’s Lesson-Reckoned While Traveling The 0ff The Beaten Path


 

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Having been on the road, and at sea, for countless times over the span of seven years, I feel I had a better confidence to go on a solo flight once again without a slight vexation of getting adrift over so many uncertainties – the reason? personal gain outweigh the risk. The sight of foreign backpackers roaming around the city street and off the beach made me think of doing a modest wayfaring of my own; and so, here I go again getting ready for my next island hopping trip which I’m about to begin few days after New Year’s celebration.

“Why you keep on traveling that far, what’s the drama?” A curious friend once asked me.

I still remember vividly when I first step on a backpacking trip way back 2008- two weeks after I resigned from my previous job as a Chief Steward of a prestigious club in Makati City- I boarded a bus in Araneta Bus Terminal (Cubao) heading down south by way of Bicol, Samar, and Ormoc (Leyte) looking for ideas; searching for an answer to my life’s conundrum. The moment I step-out of the bus after 29 hours of back-breaking, and butt burning trip I finally got an answer.

In my own perspective, back-packing, wandering off the beaten-path, and/or Island hopping are all synonymous to mind/heart probing. Often times solution or ideas are not easily found inside one’s home,  you need to go outside the box and stare over the horizon; see inspiring scenery, clear some clatters over one’s head; whilst, having a moment of peace and tranquility for days to a week could freshen one’s mind, and eventually ideas will surely pops-out. Trying it myself, after moments of contemplating I was surprised to find the answer to the puzzle of life, it was all along the corner waiting to be tapped on.

Looking at the vast empty space of the sea, the seemingly distant islands over the horizon that grew larger every minute served as a form of meditation on finding my sanity, self awareness, and heart. During those years of traveling I met no one who came near of disclosing to me how the world works,  no learning institution either had successfully thought me the same craving that I yearned- it was upon series of walk to some of the Off the beaten-track then came a revelation of the teaching of life:

 My Life’s Purpose 

Having been working on Food and Beverage Industry for almost twenty years, honestly 124I got drained. The mere presence of bosses screaming day-in and day-out, the office politics (Pinoy style) that works like sickening, the heated competition over position and pay; the drama, and the intrigued were too much for me until one day I said, “I need something new,  something different.”  It was one of the most daring decision of my life which I did not regret, and I’m glad the heaven above showed me the right way. Financially, I was a little off (unlike before when I was working) but the peace of mind while living a meager life far away from the hectic schedule of city living, and the travel I did once in a while are far more rewarding.

“Tomorrow is tomorrow.
Future cares have future cures,
And we must mind today.”

Sophocles, Antigone

 Reality bites, but that is the Reality!

129“You can’t have all the pies and eat it” say’s my former boss. I agree wholeheartedly, sometimes you need to choose which life is best for you. Most the time you need to choose between what your brain tells you to do, and what your heart is yearning you to do! The reality is, in choosing the latter you may let go as well of the former (or vice versa)- the decision I made on not to live on a chaotic city, and rather dwell on unpretentious way of life is not without complexities- but the bottom line is,  it made me happy!

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I –
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.”

Robert Frost

 Hope for the Best, Expect for the Worst!

123Going to several stage of career failure, I said I had enough. The mere experience of failing one life adventure after another was a bit overwhelming, and yet it keep on  coming. The good side of all of these head/heart aches are the lesson you learn out of it. Every failure turns out to be a valuable education not keenly thought in any classroom; they’re like a priceless scar that often leaves you like a battle hardened soldier bruised after grueling engagement- and I darn like it- a reminder that after all I’m simply a human being….

“All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”

Samuel Beckett

  Each of us has a fight of its own

122I mean who hasn’t, right?  Is there anyone in this world who is free from trouble of his own? The more I see a laughter on their faces, the more I see troubles hidden behind it- I admit I’m one of those guilty.  Take for example the perception of building one’s career, seems to be very easy if you will follow the step by step instructions, just study your lessons, and took the necessary exam as instructed, then graduate; next is get employed and earn the necessary job experience for a couple of years, perhaps from different companies and there you go the secret of success! But then where’s the challenge? Where’s the excitement of the up’s and down?

Let’s say you took a different approached, somewhere were few people took the road less traveled. Often, the not so famous approach is the most difficult, and few dare to take the risk because only few only succeed; but for those who are man enough and took the challenge, would soon face the exhausting conundrum of events …

“Hard is trying to rebuild yourself, piece by piece, with no instruction book, and no clue as to where all the important bits are supposed to go.”

Nick Hornby

And there you are a man standing tall against all the boys- fighting against odds- and his worst enemy is himself.

 The Only Constant in this World is rather Change

117The beauty of all of this facet of life is, it never last that long. When facing a difficult problem early on my life I finally felt the old adage “When it rains, it pours!” And so it is, indeed, but I also grasp the idea that after the storm comes a calm sky, and such  beauty it invites every weary heart to  pick-up every little pieces and start all over again – everything seems to change for the better, and I felt good about it.

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.”  

Sophocles

Last but not the least, learn to laugh once in a while, for we Filipino’s have it, no matter what the situation we have at present – bad to worst- we bring along friendly laugh, because we knew that after the storm comes a fine weather.

What’s yours?

Happy New Year to one and all… And be safe!

 

 

 

 

 

CEBU CITY TO TUBIGON, BOHOL RO-RO/FERRY GUIDE


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Passenger Terminal 1 Building, Port of Cebu. Copyright: mcgutib

These ferry schedules and fares are sourced from the ticketing booth found at Port of Cebu City and/or Port of Tubigon. The information provided herein is accurate for the time being but subject to change as per shipping operator’s policyOther pertinent information regarding shipping operator and port terminal policies can be found at their own respective websites/or Facebook pages, and at their designated ticketing offices found in the port of destination mentioned below.

Shipping schedules posted below are painstakingly gathered from different sources and updated every now and then- without being paid in return or getting any monetary commission from any of the mentioned shipping companies below. Your continued patronage (please share it to your Facebook account) and generous contribution -any kind- will be highly appreciated.

Disclaimer: The author, in any way, shall not be held liable for any damages -on personal and/or business related losses- caused by factual errors, omission or any unforeseen mistakes (I strive to make it accurate as much as possible, but being human it does happen) it might posted here; nor it expresses any warranties for the information it provided here. ANY USE OF INFORMATION  ON THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Furthermore, any comments/or statements raised by yours truly are of personal opinion only and does not, in anyway, reflects the opinion of any authoritative bodies, unless stated.

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Copyright: mcgutib

CEBU CITY TO TUBIGON, BOHOL

SHIPPING OPERATOR

FARE

SCHEDULES

Island Shipping Corp.

Php 150 Economy

Departs everyday at 5 AM, 9:30 AM, 4 PM, 6:30 PM
* Lite Shipping Corp.

Php 110 (sitting)

Departs daily at 7AM, 7PM  12 NN, and 12 MN
Jadestar

Php 150

Departs daily at 6 AM, 12 PM, 5:30, 7:30
Starcrafts

Php 200

Departs daily at 5:45 AM, 8:00, 9:30, 11:30, 1:30, 3 PM, 4:30 & 6:30 PM
Kinswell

Php 180

Departs daily at 11:15 AM, 12:45 NN & 4:45
Lite Shipping (Fast craft)

Php 210

Departs daily at 5:30am, 8:45am, 11:45am, 2:45pm

TUBIGON, BOHOL TO CEBU CITY

Shipping Operator

Fare

Schedule

Island Shipping Corp.

Php 150 Economy

Departs everyday at 9 AM, 3 PM, 8 PM, and 10:30 PM
* Lite Shipping Corp.   (RO-RO)

Php 110 (sitting)

Departs everyday at 7 AM, 7 PM 12 NN, and 12 MN
Lite Shipping (fastcraft)

Php Php 210

Departs daily at 6:45 AM, 10:15 AM, 1:15 PM, 5:15 PM
Jadestar

Php 150

Departs daily 8:15AM, 12PM, & 6PM
Starcrafts

Php 200

Departs daily at 8:00 AM, 9:30, 12:00 NN, 1:30 PM, 3 PM,5:00 PM 6:45 PM & 8:45 PM
Kinswell

Php 180

Departs daily at 6:25 AM, 2:15 PM, and 3:45 PM

* Four-wheeled vehicle (SUV/Sedan) fare charge for Lite Ferries cost at around 2,000 Pesos one way.

ROMBLON ISLAND FERRY SCHEDULE AND FARE GUIDE


View of Port of Romblon

View of Port of Romblon

These Ferry schedules and fares are sourced from the ticketing booth found in Port of Romblon. The information provided herein is accurate for the time being but subject to change as per shipping operator’s policy. Other pertinent information regarding Shipping operator and Port terminal policies can be found at their own respective websites/or Facebook pages, and at their designated ticketing offices found in the Port of destination mentioned below.

Shipping schedules posted below are painstakingly gathered from different sources and updated every now and then- without being paid in return or getting any monetary commission from any of the mentioned shipping companies below. Your continued patronage (please share it to your Facebook account) and generous contribution -any kind- will be highly appreciated.

Disclaimer: The author, in any way, shall not be held liable for any damages – on personal and/or business related losses- caused by factual errors, omissions, or any unforeseen mistakes (I strive to make it accurate as much as possible, but being human it does happen) it might posted here; nor it expresses any warranties for the information it provided here. ANY USE OF INFORMATION  ON THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Furthermore, any comments/or statements raised by yours truly are of personal opinion only and does not in anyway reflects the opinion of any authoritative bodies unless stated.

FROM ROMBLON TO BATANGAS OR MANILA
M/V St. Ignatius of Loyola of 2GO Shipping and Montenegro Shipping's M/V Reina del Rosario seen here at Port of Batangas.

M/V St. Ignatius of Loyola of 2GO Shipping and Montenegro Shipping’s M/V Reina del Rosario seen here at Port of Batangas. COPYRIGHT: mcgutib

2GO TRAVEL’S SCHEDULE

ROUTE

SCHEDULE FARE

VESSEL

Romblon to Batangas Saturday at 10 PM PHP 1,000++ Economy St. Ignasius of Loyola
Wednesday 9PM Php 1,200++Tourist St. Anthony de …
Romblon to Manila Thursday at 6 PM Php 970++ Economy St. Augustine …
Php 1,170++ Tourist

MONTENEGRO SHIPPING’S SCHEDULE

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M/V Reina del Rosario of Montenegro Shipping Lines and M/V St. Augustine of Hippo of 2GO Travel both dock here at Port of Romblon. COPYRIGHT: mcgutib

ROUTE/DESTINATION

SCHEDULE FARE

VESSEL

Romblon to Batangas Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 12 Noon Php 954 Economy M/V Reina del Rosario
M/V Grand Unity

M/V Grand Unity

NAVIOS SHIPPING LINES

ROUTE/DESTINATION

SCHEDULE FARE

VESSEL

Romblon to Batangas

Wednesday & Saturday at 4PM Php 900

M/V Grand Unity

 TABLAS ISLAND – ROMBLON – SIBUYAN ISLAND V.V.
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M/V Maria Querubin heading to Magdiwang, Sibuyan Island coming from Romblon, Romblon

DESTINATION

DEPARTURE ARRIVAL

FARE

From San Agustin,Tablas to Romblon, Romblon Daily at 6 AM 7 AM Php 96 Economy
From Romblon, Romblon to Magdiwang, Sibuyan Island Daily at 7:30AM 9:30 AM Php 228 Economy
From Magdiwang, Sibuyan to Romblon, Romblon Daily at 10:30AM 12:30 PM Php 228 Economy
From Romblon, Romblon to San Agustin, Tablas Daily at 1 PM 2 PM

Php 96 Economy

ODIONGAN, ROMBLON – ROXAS, MINDORO ORIENTAL V.V
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M/B Lady Karissa at Roxas Port, Mindoro. Copyright: mcgutib

From Port of Odiongan, Tablas Island to Roxas Port, Mindoro Oriental

Departs every Sunday, Wednesday & Friday at 11 AM

From Roxas Port, Mindoro Oriental to Port of Odiongan, Tablas Island

Departs every Monday, Thursday & Saturday at 11 AM

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Copyright: mcgutib

CEBU to ZAMBOANGA, DAPITAN/DIPOLOG via DUMAGUETE RORO/FERRY GUIDE


Sergio Osmena Bridge

Sergio Osmena Bridge connecting Mactan Island and the City of Cebu.

These Ro-Ro/Ferry vessel schedules and fares are sourced from the ticketing booth found at Port of Cebu.The information provided herein is accurate for the time being but subject to change as per shipping operator’s policy. Other pertinent information regarding Shipping operator and Port terminal policies can be found at their own respective websites/or Facebook pages, and at their designated ticketing offices found in the Port of destination mentioned below.

Shipping schedules posted below are painstakingly gathered from different sources and updated every now and then- without being paid in return or getting any monetary commission from any of the mentioned shipping companies below. Your continued patronage (please share it to your Facebook account) and generous contribution -any kind- will be highly appreciated.

Disclaimer: The author, in any way, shall not be held liable for any damages -personal and/or business related losses- caused by factual errors, omission and/or any unforeseen mistakes (I strive to make it accurate as much as possible, but being human it does happen), nor it expresses any warranties for the information it provided here. USE OF INFORMATION  ON THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. Furthermore, any comments/or statements raised by yours truly are of personal opinion only and does not in anyway reflects the opinion of any authoritative bodies unless stated. 

Cebu City to Zamboanga City via Dapitan City and Dumaguete City

GP Ferry 2 at Pier 1, Port of Cebu

DAY

VESSEL ETD DESTINATION

FARES

         
Monday-Wednesday- Thursday- Friday and Saturday Zamboanga Ferry or GP Ferry 2 10 pm Dapitan via Dumaguete

Dgte- Php 310 

Dapitan-  Php 660 

Monday & Wednesday Zamboanga Ferry 10 PM via Dgte   Zamboanga City Php 1,500 Tourist
Sun-Tues-Wed-and Friday  GP Ferry 2  9 PM Dapitan City (Direct)  Php 660 Economy

Note: No schedule for Cebu- Zamboanga City as of August 2015.  For Dapitan to Cebu  City ferry schedule, click on the link.

Cokaliong Shipping Lines Pier 1, Port of Cebu.

Cokaliong Shipping Lines Pier 1, Port of Cebu

DAY

VESSEL ETD DESTINATION

FARES

         
Mon-Tue-Wed-Friday Filipinas Iloilo 7PM Dumaguete 310 Pesos (Economy)
 Mon-Tue-Wed-Friday -Same-   Same  Dapitan 660 Pesos (Economy)
Sunday Filipinas Dinagat 12 PM Dumaguete Php 200 (Promo)

Note:  For return trip from Dapitan to Cebu via Dumaguete please click on the link provided: Dapitan to Cebu City ferry trip.

Medallion Shipping Lines

Medallion Shipping Lines docked at Pier 4

Cebu City to Dipolog City (Galas Port) and Vice Versa

DAY

VESSEL ETD

FARES

       
Mon-Wednesday and Friday Lady of Good Voyage

8:30 PM

(From Cebu)

660 Pesos (Economy)

950 Pesos (Tourist)

Tueday-Thursday and Sunday Lady of Good Voyage

7:00 PM

(From Dipolog)

-Same-