Alta Vista de Boracay
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March 26th (Wednesday)
Stephanie's mom urged me to book a ticket to Boracay since she wanted me to get the true Filipino experience. So, I booked a ticket.
March 27th (Thursday)
I got up early because my flight to Boracay was at six am. After I arrived in Boracay, I wondered around and a local guy helped me to find a hotel. After I checked in, I wandered around Boracay.
Some man asked if I was Filipino-American. I said no and ...
... pass 6, stalls were already closed. Until he found a Grilled Chicken vendor before deciding to go back to the resort. The Chicken has no name/brand meaning that it was a home grilled chicken. The advantage is it was only 180 pesos for a whole chicken, he also ordered pork adobo for ...
... advanced diver, they are very strict, safety oriented, thank goodness I finished my advanced course in el nido. Linda is loving it. This is the number 1 location for Filipino vacations, but lots of chinese here for Chinese new years and weddings. Big fireworks last night. Today is new years, year of sea snake (maybe I will see one on my wreck dive ...
... called Jungle bar on the opposite side of the island. Boracay is an really unusual place. As soon as you are away from the relative glitz of the front you are instantly transported to any normal town filled with locals, very odd. We couldn't find jungle bar but we did find another bar on the beach called Castaway. A proper class place which using bits of wood had been made to look like a bar had been washed ashore. We had a beer here and watched the locals do ...
... we were planning and just hoping to be alive come sunrise.
The night started with the hotel shuttle at 10pm and a walk back to the hotel around 5:45am.
We hung out in Boracay's nightlife, got henna tattoos, put our names on the board at Cocomangas, got sketched out, and experience Poi, or fire dancing. After the the fun when everyone died down around 3am, we wandered along the beach until ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAlta Vista de Boracay
We loved our time at the Alta Vista - great room - fantastic view, lovely pool and free shuttles down to d'Mall made enjoying white beach and the restaurants and bars very easy. good quality and with an internet booking discount via expedia fantatastic value compared to what you would pay to be on or near WhiteBeach.
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