Dulcinea Hotel and Suites
Travel Blogs from Lapu Lapu
... pray before the statue of the Lady with a white veil placed on top of your head, you will see huge glass cabinets filled with thanksgiving letters, pictures, badges, diplomas and the likes sent in by devotees whose prayers/petitions were answered. There were also displays of crutches and other paraphernalia submitted by patrons who were evidently healed from their physical illnesses or disabilities. The scenario was really moving as they ...
... went sightseeing, saw some statues of Magellan and Lapu-Lapu the founder of the city, who also killed Magellan. Each year the Philippinos remake the fight between those two.
Day 11 Woke up early to go island hopping with Dana Isabel ...
... also fancied good internet, I duly got both. In fact the breakfast was possibly the nicest egg and bacon style breakfast I've had, although that snicker and yoghurt I had in Phnom Penh pushes it close. We stayed in the restaurant downloading TV for as long as possible before they realised we were taking the ****.
Around 12 we got a trike driver, packed our **** up, paid the incredibly friendly lady at the hotel and made our way back to the town. When we arrived at the ...
... fortunately with no singing
competitions, just a chance to win yet another pouch. This time the
stewards shouted out random items eg a hanky, and whoever showed it
first won. The seasoned travellers were one step ahead and already
had the items requested out on their lap. We arrived in Cebu to
bright sunshine, chatted with a Dutch girl who we'd met a few times
on our travels, collected our bags and headed to the taxi rank.
... A huge 6 litre bottle of water for the mornings. Some apples and snacks. I found the drinks section and bought some cans of Coke and San Mig Lite for P35 Pesos each. 52 pence in normal money!
With my victory over the public transport, the local super market and my internal worries I left goods in hand. I knew it would take some time before I felt truly comfortable here, but it will happen soon enough.
Now, I looking forward to getting into the work. Just to occupy my days!