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... drinks and a machete for the hike we are about to take to go see Dayog falls. I don't know if this place is classified as the country, forest or jungle. Either way, its beautiful. We hike up the mountain until we get to a stream that the falls feed and head up the river until we get to the falls. Its not a huge falls, but it was beautiful to see. We kill time by catching little crabs, leeches and little fish a bit bigger than ...
... terraces. The hike was steep and slippery in some places (we were thankful all the way that it wasn’t raining or very muddy!) but the views from the top was amazing. Once we had took in the views for long enough we went back to the village for a quick lunch before starting the ascent back to our starting point.
On our last day (Thursday 28 November), we decided to go to Banaue’s viewpoint to admire the rice terraces above the little ...
... of western tourists, "Americans" as they are known to the Philippinos, as we hadn't seen a foreigner for weeks. The journey was brutal, punctuated by some sleep on my broken chair right at the back of a freezing cold bus with the french girl next to me cuddling up in her sleep, stopping every two hours to have a break and a walk and all after our already tiring journey. We were shattered, beyond shattered in fact but as we pulled into a bus stop in Banaue at 7.30am we were met ...
... those who just wish to take a plunge in the sea. That night it rained and our tent leaked in water so we had to 'save' our belongings from getting wet. Fortunately the rain didn't last that long. The next day we went fishing. It was my first fishing experience and it was very rewarding that I caught ...
... were able to see it up close and discovered it was indeed no bat, but instead a massive butterfly! The thing was as big as my hand and was black with grey wings!
The following day we awoke early to the sound of tricycles, voices, music and chatting locals below our window, at around 5am! The sound didn't really subside so we ended up getting up early (sleep seems like an unnecessary luxury here in the Philippines). As we had already decided we would head over to a nearby ...
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