Boracay

Inside Boracay: Week 25

Cover Photo: DOT Boracay Field Office   Inside Boracay: Week 25  It was to be expected that this ‘closure’ week, with the Opening Day of the Dry Run on the 15th October, was going to be an incredibly busy one. Even so, it surpassed Inside Boracay’s expectations and even saw a kiteboarder from Boracay secure the

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What’s Open Boracay?

Cover Image: Boracay From The Sky What’s Open Boracay? Our aim is to let you know what establishments are now open on Boracay. This is not The FINAL list as more hotels and establishment will be added as their papers are verified, and they attain Accreditation from the Department of Tourism.  Accreditation through the DOT is

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Inside Boracay: Week 17 Is The Poop Hitting the Fan?!

Inside Boracay: Week 17 – Is The Poop about to Hit the Fan?! As the pipe laying gets underway, and Bulabog’s Sewage Holding Tank is nearing completion, Inside Boracay is aware of a new rumbling of discontent, brewing on Boracay Island. It feels like a backed-up sewage pipe that is about to blow!  And it

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Inside Boracay: Week 13 & 14

Inside Boracay: Week 13 3 months in to the 6 month closure period Inside Boracay: Week 13 includes the 3 month anniversary of the Island’s closure and, we hope, the half-way mark towards re-opening.  Getting around the island is chaos at best, with roads being shut off in sections or impassable; full of rubble and

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Inside Boracay: Week 6

Inside Boracay: Week 6 Inside Boracay: Week 6, with 22 weeks left until expected re-opening. Week 6 has been incredibly busy with lots of community volunteering and assistance to those in need, updates to the rehabilitation and good news stories (although not my electricity reading which has shown a doubling of energy consumption when my routine

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Inside Boracay: Week 5

Cover photo courtesy of ‘Nuckie’ Sacapano Inside Boracay: Week 5  A quick throwback to Week 4 and an event which was missed from the last update.  22-24th May a three day training session was held at Tindahan Boracay, on Rice By-Product Processing, Packaging and Marketing.  This was organised by the Department of Agriculture, Agribusiness and

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Inside Boracay: Weeks 3 & 4 After Closure

Inside Boracay: Weeks 3 & 4 After Closure Inside Boracay: Week 3 After Closure.  25 more weeks to go before re-opening and inland work is really progressing. Journey’s along the main road, to buy groceries, or to support the businesses that are trying to stay open, are a mixed emotions affair.   On the one hand

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Opinion: A Boracay Resident’s Perspective

An Island Resident Speaks Out for the Boracay Community How will I feed my family? How am I able to send my kids to school? Am I able to easily find work that will match my skills? Do I have to move my family away from Boracay, to another place and start a new life?

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