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Travel Blogs from Siquijor
... a fire to cook rice on, and danced on the beach under a full moon. I can still remember the burning hot rice and cool ocean breeze before the Tanduay put me to bed. All in all Siquijor is a do it yourself paradise, with all you could want or need a short ride or hike away. Definately worth a visit to see the scenery and meet some amazing filipino locals. Im glad I had this experience, before my long boat and layover schedule to make it back to Manila for my ...
... book they claim was the spark was 'Noli Me Tangere' (Touch Me Not) which is a doomed love story set amongst a backdrop of political turmoil, murdering priests and torture. Sounds quite dark, but as there are so many monuments, street names and statues in the Philippines dedicated to this man (literally every town has a Rizal street!) I thought I should try and see what he was trying to say. I'll keep you updated but it's quite heavy going so far...
Well, plenty of ...
... every now and then my hand automatically drops the paper below. This will require some more time to adjust. Today I left the resort for the first time and went to Dumaguete town. Actually it was the first time I walked anywhere in the Philippines and I was quite nervous for some reason! I had never been in a jeepney or a tricycle and had no idea how to hail them or get off or ...
From Camiguin we headed on to Siquijor, another small island in the Visayas. The first two days we rented a motorbike. In exploration of the island we cruised along the coastal road and drove through tiny settlements in the hilly interior. Locals were waving and greeting us and we made several stops to chat with people. We were once again amazed at how simple a lot of people live here; but they all seamed very happy and content. Along the way we stopped ...
... one of the overcrowded chemists. We soon
discovered that we're in trouble if we get seriously ill over here.
All I wanted was a packet of throat sweets but I soon began to worry
about the severity of my illness, given the lack of treatment
available and the fact that it took three sales assistants to confer
about what medicine might help me. Offered a random, and very
expensive, tonic we gave up, but later found a chemist selling
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCharisma Beach Resort Siquijor
Nice clean rooms, comfortable bed and nice staff. Food is pricey but there are other places to eat nearby. The beach is decent - soft white powder sand but some debris nearby and no waves.
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