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Batad is the poster child for the Philippines' rice terraces, as well as its heart and soul. If you have ever seen any pictures of the terraces, they were probably taken at Batad. The rice fields line the slopes of a hillside shaped like a Greek amphitheatre - a truly beautiful layout. When UNESCO bestowed its World Heritage designation, it gave Batad and four other rice fields 20 million pesos (about $500,000 Cdn) to help conserve the terraces. And in 2011 when a ...
... Inside the Cave.
The water is also clear and warm. It was slight dark that gives me a reason not to swim :p It was also rocky, its advisable that u have to use floaters that was tied on the sides.
Dip. Sorry blurred, it was hard getting shots since it was dark.
After living in quiet countryside in the middle of nowhere, being back in London feels rather overwhelming for me, especially when we head straight into the city centre on our first day to apply for our Chinese visas. Visiting England is as busy as ever for us, and this time sees us packing and moving three times within a few short days.
So I decided that I and Naomi would take it easy. While Phil was ...
... Once we were down there and it came into view, I was in total awe. This thing was unbelievable.. it was a massive 100m long passenger boat called the Dona Marilyn that sank during a typhoon in 1988. It's resting on its side so we swam along what would have been the top of the boat. My second dive was my navigation dive that I did at the dive site Gato, and it's in the reef surrounding a massive lone standing rock formation out in the middle of the ocean. We saw 3 whitetip reef ...
... it only
took about thirty minutes and the views were great, including a
glimpse of some flying fish! Disembarking the boat was nearly as
tricky but I managed with some help from Tom and in turn helped the
Swiss girls off. They headed for food in the main “town” (about
three streets!) while we looked for a place to stay. We bumped into a
very friendly Aussie couple who gave us a tip on a cheap room and
interrogated us about our trip so far. Taking the tip ...