Carlos Paradise Hotel
Travel Blogs from Puerto Galera
... in 3. Puerto Galera for diving, the world famous Boracay for the beaches (and some diving) and Palawan for an island hopping adventure from Coron to El Nido. What a line up. We couldn't wait to get started.
Our journey from Manila to Puerto Galera included all the main forms of travel (except for a tricycle)..jeepney (a truck with two long benches at the back for passengers), bus, ferry. Fortunately, each ride was fairly quick and in ...
The dive shop we were diving with had a free dive if you dove with them 6 times...so we went ahead and paid for two more dives today to get a free dive. These were our last three dives of the year, making for me (Nick) 40 dives since I have been certified. Th sun came out today too and it was a ...
The day began with a
“delicious” breakfast at the hotel. For some reason we skipped
the pile of fish heads and went for the sweet white bread and greasy
eggs instead. Adding to the ambience was the soundtrack “I'm sexy
and I know it” blasting out.
We weren't overly upset
to check out of the hotel and be heading for some fresh air in Puerto
Galera on the nearby island of Mindoro Occidental. After a bit of
... them to lift with a heavy car tyre on each end of a large stick of bamboo held together with some rope. They also found a field to run in, and had made their very own badminton court in the garden. I left them to it and spent my time lazing about inside.
It was cool to be back in the family life again, and we even had a dog this time too who had some puppies while we were there. Unfortunately left before they became fun.
... a tourist trap. I'm not sure I would go again. Monday we left for Puerto Galera on the island of Mindoro! It was about a two hour bus ride, then an hour boat ride there, so it was a really quick trip, but felt lightyears away from Manila. The boat passage on the way there was a little rough, and a few people got sick. Luckily all of us had strong stomachs though. Puerto Galera and Mindoro were awesome - we stayed in this little beach resort that was ...