Coral Beach Club
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... to the village. It was fun, going off by ourselves like a little adventure, experiencing the rural town like common folk... Though we all stood out pretty bad haha!
We went to a few more souvenir shops, and I had a tough time bargaining with them and getting the prices down. I feel like it was easier to bargain in India, but then again, I was only doing it on the streets and not in actual shops.
We also stopped by a little bakery and ...
... day of walking in the area. We finished up the hike around noon and then had a 1 hour ride in this motorcycle/sidecar thing back to Banaue. Fabrice and I are both tall people and after a morning of hiking we were both tall, sweaty people who had to squeeze ourselves in this sidecar which maneuvered over some pretty rough roads. It was the low point of the trek by far!
When we arrived back in Banaue we had to make a quick decision ...
... by trees. This trail would soon become the road as they used dynamite to blow out the cliffs on the one side to widen it. The rice terraces were different here, they were made from stone and built in an amphitheatre shape, we were eager to get walking and start exploring. It was apparent straight away that this walk was going to be harder, the steps were much steeper, the walls much higher and the pathways along the walls were loose stone. It was a totally ...
... repeatedly being harassed by Jane to finish our blog entries – she runs a full on Nazi regime for getting blog entries done ASAP so she can relax.
The evening was spent back at Uncle Raffy’s for tea. This time we had some lamb – a recipe that was stolen by Denise (Raffy’s daughter and my cousin) from my mum. As a result of this the lamb was enjoyed by all. For the rest of the evening we returned back to our house for more beer and relaxed to some TV.
I was greeted from the bus by a smiley man holding a sign saying, 'Welcome Sam'. He very kindly carried my bag to the hostel where I met the girls. They were just rising for the day so we caught up on all things diving and dogs before I got some much needed sleep after a long bus ride. The town of Banaue is small and cramped with buildings two or three stories high. The views surrounding are outstanding, it's hard to believe this town is nestled amongst such beauty. ...