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... and Filipino husband Jim. A very pleasant, relaxing day indeed. My planned morning dive yesterday was in jeopardy, having not slept as much as I should. I was a little late but it was just me and Nick, so made it out to dive Camia II, a purposely sunk, decent size fishing boat. There was plenty of life including trumpet fish, nudibranchs, jacks and angelfish. Then it was time to ...
... at all. Filipino nurses are known to be
skillful and good at their jobs, but honestly I haven’t seen a nurse even go
over to a patient’s bed yet and I’ve been there for 2 days. They seem to spend
the day writing notes and preparing meds, the families of the patients are the
ones that provide all their care and food, the nurses don’t even do dressings
which is so strange for me as I spent pretty much my whole last placement doing
... up at 5:30am to watch the sunrise on the beach, I’ve
never seen anything like it, we were all tired and sat in a row quietly and it
came up within minutes, all the colours were so pretty reflecting on the sea. I
got in a last couple of hours sunbathing and reading my book, packed my bag and
got back on the boat ready to leave.
Going there and seeing how amazing
it was and how the local people live and spend their days was one of the ...
... which again was a
massive eye opener and something I am nearly always left in two minds about.
The weekend however was spent in Boracay, an island that’s a short 10 minute
boat ride away from the northern tip of Panay island, a five hour drive away
for us and well known for its nightlife and white sandy beaches.
I’m really glad we went as apparently if you come to the
Philippines it’s a must do. Honestly though, I wouldn’t ...
... island in the Philippines and touted its aptly named White Beach as the most beautiful in the country. Now here's my general theory on "touristy" places: they are usually touristy for a reason. There is some kind of draw that pulls people to these places. I think about Machu Picchu in Peru, the Taj Mahal in India, the Colosseum in Italy, or even Banff or Whistler in our Canadian backyard. All of these places are incredibly touristy but they are also ...