El Rio y Mar Resort
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... the Philippines as well. The Japanese staged many of their war ships in this part of the country. Early one morning the US launched a blitz air strike and sunk about 15 of these large vessels which now attract marine life and scuba divers alike. We visited 4 amazing wrecks and were able to swim through their hulls and passageways. I found it particularly interesting to view not only beautiful fish and coral but also a piece of history. We saw some huge bullets shells and ...
... it happened so quickly that they didn't have a chance to feel anything. So happy that we have such a great relationship with japan now, its hard to imagine that years ago we fought against them, and so many lost their lives, on both sides.
The fish swam in and out of its port holes , bright in color, and coral completely covered the sides of the bough. What an amazing experience, feeling surreal at times the opportunities im lucky enough to experience on ...
... interesting to see the cook open it up and prepare it. Although there’s not much to do as you eat them raw. We were brave enough to try some but it’s definitely not a favourite. Apparently it tastes like oysters, so that might be why.
We were amazed by the crew as they climbed to the top of the palm trees and collected coconuts for us. Then they would chop off the tops and pass them around for us to try the juice. Sipping coconuts in such ...
... and overcame their fear of the water. We also visited a couple of cool lagoons - I will let the pictures tell the story, as the CIFs had an underwater camera and some of the pictures are awesome. Gen managed to cut her feet by jumping off the boat onto some coral. Silly girl - she could easily have landed on a sea urchin.
The next day, we packed our bags and headed off to spend 5 days on a boat.
Pictures to be ...
... Manila as possible! Even people who live there!
At 7pm we finally got to Clark, Dau Bus station from there we took a trike to the Tune Hotel in Angeles by the airport. The trike driver charged 100 peso, I think it should have been 50 but we were tired. The room was great and location was good.
After a well deserved shower we headed out. The town has a lot of bars, mainly girly bars. When the US soldiers/air force were based at Clark this was big business ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEl Rio y Mar Resort Coron
cant recommend the staff and the experience here enough, spent a wonderful 4 days being pampered
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