Augustin's Bar in Jagna, Bohol

A simple place in a complex neighborhood.

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Snorkeling at Drift Divers – Jagna, Bohol [Video]

After spending all afternoon working on the landscaping at Augustin’s we decided to do a little snorkeling at Drift Divers (connected to Paseo Del Mar). Just off the coast of Jagna, Bohol is a huge double coral reef with lots of ocean life. We spent a few hours snorkeling in the sea only to be stopped…

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Thanksgiving in Jagna, Bohol [Video]

We had the pleasure of introducing Thanksgiving to some of our friends and travelers here in Jagna, Bohol. They were ignorant of the holiday traditions so we told them: Eat ’til you drop! And so we did with our impromptu five chickens instead of a turkey and most of the standard fixings courtesy of Rosie…

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Kittens! Puppies!

Say hello to the new team members at Augustin’s Bar!  We know you’re coming to Jagna, Bohol for the diving, backpacking, cave exploring, beach lounging, and the chocolate hills, but we know this is what you really want. These two stray kittens walked into Paseo Del Mar one day and never left. Jesse (owner of…

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From There to Here

My contract in South Korea had come to an end and it was time for me to make a decision. I could stay, get another job teaching English and continue my comfortable existence or I could take a risk, go to the Philippines, and try to start a bar for travelers in Bohol with my friend…

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Rosie’s Unintentional Petting Zoo

So my first few weeks proved to be rather interesting.  Having never lived next to the jungle, as I do in Jagna, Bohol, I was curious as to see what kind of wildlife I and other travelers in the Philippines would encounter while living here.  First couple of days were uneventful, until I came home…

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