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Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
... tuk tuk driver Emilio en toen te voet over een moeilijk begaanbare weg en later naar beneden over meer dan 100 treden richting de rivier. Poeheej niet het beste idee om te doen op zondag met een kater, maar goed eind goed al goed. Het bleek er prachtig en ik kwam al meteen erg leuke mensen tegen waar ik de hele avond spelletjes mee gespeeld heb.
... who had hiked in the middle of the day.
We walked the 1500m back to the fork in the road where we had been dropped off and were able to flag down a large pick-up truck that was transporting workers back to Valencia ($0.00). The jeepney back to Dumaguete and tricycle ride back to the hostel were easy and at a fixed price. Price of the tour: $40
Price of doing it on our own: $3.45
And we got a free 'bonus’ hike. ...
... one showed any
interest in taking us out to sea. The tricycle driver knew one of the
boat owners so offered to help us find him, sensing a good fare. He
drove us to the man's house, bellowing through the open door to no
avail, before we finally headed on to another wharf. Our request of a
boat at the tiny 'tourist office' there was greeted initially with
laughter, and later with a demand for 4500 Php, way beyond what we
... snorkelling in El Nido, Iwahig
Prison, Ding Dongs, banana bread, Big Deal band, Red Horse (beer),
points – plastic mattresses, anything to do with Manila, the dirt,
jelly fish, huge spiders, mosquitoes, sand flies, sweet white bread,
under cooked omlettes, scammers, sweating endlessly
and days spoilt by the rain – one, today! Drizzly rain and grey
skies scuppered our plans to go to the National Park – Twin ...
When we arrived back at the pier, we chose a local jeepney rather than a tricycle. The girls squeezed in but it was packed so i decided to hang on to the back, thinking it would be a nice way to travel with a nice breeze enjoying the sights on the way!
Ten minutes later my arms were killing me.
Twenty minutes later i thought my arms were going to fall off, if not me onto the hard tarmac beneath me!
Dumaguete itself is a really cool City, full ...