Amontillado Beach and Dive Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... in Oslob in someone's backyard (a nice soft bed of grass!) and catch a predawn motorbike to go swim with the whale sharks. It was so hard staying on the motorbike - we were winding sharply up, down and around coastal cliffs and the weight of a backpack on your back makes you feel like you are going to tip over the back of the bike (no helmet!). I'm always glad when these bike rides are over and I'm still intact! Its a lot harder than you imagine to stay on in ...
... and they do this for everyone. Then they go round again a little while later collection money but not in any order as they need to get the right change for people. The conductor tends to be this mathematical memory genius that shoots back and forth remembering exactly where everyone is going, who gave them what and what change they need. It's quite a process to behold. When we were nearing Tan-Awan (10km past Oslob where they actually do the whale shark diving) the ...
... belonging to the Filipino archipelago). Since some friends of ours have been to Oslob recently and managed to swim with these curious giants we decided to try our luck in the same place.
First of all, let us tell you how we get from Boracay (north of Panay) to Oslob (Cebu). At about 16.00 we headed to the main road in Boracay from where we took a tricycle (PHP 50 for both of us) to the pier. At the jetty we had to pay another terminal fee in the amount of PHP 30 as well ...
... which the locals loved. They would all stand proudly at their stalls showing off their loot. Cock fighting is huge in the Philippines so we would often come across large huddles of Men comparing and trading cocks, again they loved having their pictures taken.
Dumaguete is a large University town so there were lots of young peope around. Our hostel was next to a large, very cheap supermarket called 'Rickys' where we stocked up on food to eat in our ...
... so many other tourists turned up, boats everywhere! We had a great time chatting with Luke and Emma though. It was really nice to see them and hang out briefly. We had breakfast together then we both went our separate ways. They caught a bus back to Cebu and we took the short bus ride down to the Port. From here we caught the ferry over to Dumaguete. Only 20 minutes or so, then got a local Bemo to the city and found ...