Postcards from around the Philippines: RORO The “boat” we took in San Isidro in Northern Samar for Matnog in Sorsogon was so much bigger- the roll on roll out (RORO) super ferry FastCat. Travel takes 1.5 hours (half an hour more to get to Biri from Lavezares). This ride is such a contrast to the boat on the Lavezares-Biri route but nonetheless both share the same level of sea faring expertise. The men who navigated our boats to and from Biri had our safety in mind and utilized all their indigenous knowledge and skills to steer the boats safely across. The same with the FastCat’s captain and his team. Lesson there is, safety doesn’t necessarily depend on sophistication of instruments or craft size. 12.879721 121.774017 Advertisements Philippines Related Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.