Travel Blogs from Sorsogon
... that the shark is so big, and you are so close to it, that taking photos or videos only allows you to capture a very small portion of this animal at a time. It is kind of like photographing a school bus from one foot away. You take a photo of a tire, then a window, then a door, etc…
This was another awesome highlight of our trip!!! We are so thankful to have spotted two of them to swim with, particularly during a week when many boats went out for ...
... famous for Manta Rays. But that also was ruined by the weather! He did get to dive three different sites that had spectacular coral & macro marine life - he saw another 3 Prawn Mantis Shrimp (YouTube them if you haven't already), sea horses & dozens of Nudibranches. He even had the pleasure of nearly soiling himself when three massive bangs went off underwater, which turned out to be dynamite fishing nearby...3 miles ...
... the place. I was in the zone and forced my way to the area above the sharks head, there was no way anyone was getting in my way and I didnt care who I kicked in the process. But then no one else cared either, must look ridiculous from the surface. I kept diving down so that I was swimming alongside it with the cleaner fish. It was awesome. Then it dived down deeper and was gone. As I made my way back to our boat I realised just how many people were here, probably ...
... we were Legaspi bound... again.
The flight that was support to depart at 12:40, finally left at 1:30 due to 'traffic' on the runway and we finally landed at Legaspi at around 3 PM.
Our homestay host at Legaspi, Merilyn, had arranged for an airport pickup for us, and our pick up guy had been waiting for us at the airport fro 6 in the morning.
The drive from Legaspi to Donsol was about an hour and we ...
... 1.5 hours of airconditioned van transfer before we arrived at Harong ni Lola Erma Inn. Four spacious fan rooms situated right next to the river and concrete bridge. The view is spectacular. Tall mangrove trees line more than a kilometer of the river coast as it meets the sea. This may have attracted the whale sharks given the richness of planktons coming from the serene river.
The darkness slowly covered the skyline. We were all ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking