Casa de la Playa Beach Resort
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Kill me now. Please. Kill me now.
It started to rain heavily. A distraction! Looked lovely on the water! No ******* chance. Along came a waiter to pull a blind down so we had to watch the entertainment. And, can you believe it got worse?
First we pulled up by some 'traditional' dancers, moored on another boat. And forced to watch. It was as much fun as watching Irish clog dancing. And even this wasn't the worst bit. Five minutes further ...
... transfixed. It seems we made a good choice to eat here, the food is better than inside the resort. We ask what the star ‘Katya’ is eating and decide we might mimic her no doubt great culinary choices here tomorrow night. Yet another Filipino celebrity, they seem to be following us around.
Stagger back inside the resort in the drizzling rain and make our way the 11km walk to our room at the far end of the resort, each time I walk it, it seems longer. And so far from the wf-fi ...
... We visited the Old Enchanted Balete tree, where there was a free foot spa. A little water catchment filled with fish that eat the skin from your feet...yuck..but it worked. Then onto the St Isidore de Labrador Church and the old converted convent in Lazi. Final stop was Salagdoong beach, an amazing blue, crystal clear water beach with built in slides and cliff jumps. On the way home unfortunately the ...
... 400 pesos. Another porter ushered us to another window where we had to pay a terminal fee 30 pesos. Then inside the terminal we go where we had to pay 50 pesos each for our backpacks. Now we had to pay the porter again to carry our bags from the outside of the terminal to the inside - 20 pesos. Outside we went, and now it's just sit down and wait for the ferry to leave. We went outside the terminal ...
... as well until another fisherman came in on his boat then he sat there for another hour or so as well, possibly the longest 90 minutes of my life. Anyway they finally left and I prepped myself for doing it again, sat up so I was on the balls of my feet, just about to grab the ring from my bag and get down on one knee, when Ange looked up from her book and said "What are you doing? Why are you sitting like that? You're so weird!" Again, moment spoiled.
So it ...