Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort

54 Clemente Street, Donsol, Luzon, 4715, Philippines | Hotel
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Amazing rice terraces but awful food!

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41


... been squashed. As soon as she fell asleep I reclined my seat that little bit further !

For entertainment they play karaoke tracks the whole journey! Mainly country and western ofcourse, then they had a few medleys all sang by unknown artists. I was surprised when a Depeche Mode song was song (badly) but I happily sang along…quietly! Martin managed to sleep a lot of the way and was snoring along in tune with the music!

At 5.45 am the bus stopped and there ...

Lake swim, hostel cooking, Von & Gregory

A travel blog entry by jarcher106


... at his attempts to spit the 'moma' (red juice). After a brief detour to the less than impressive viewpoint we went back past Kiangan to the nearby lake. Enroute we broke down twice, and had some villagers help get us going again. Tom swam in the large lake with some local kids and bamboo stick before we got Von to drive us back past the very scenic rice terraces whilst the sun was setting. We also had a ...

Day 25 - 27 Banaue Rice Terraces

A travel blog entry by binnaogvictor


... felt like we were back in the 14th century or something. The tribal people showed us a skeleton of their great great grandfather, that died in 1945 in the war. They keep it wrapped in a blanket in the closet. There were cockroaches inside the scull, we found it somewhat creepy to see.. but very interesting. We had to pay them some money because everytime they open the blanket with their grandpa inside they have to kill 2 chickens (at least thats what they tell ...

Mountains Of Rice

A travel blog entry by tdv95

This is a top pick!

... wants to hike, we hike). After leaving our jeepney driver safely wrapped in his hammock, it was a relatively uneventful hike except for dodging just about everyone else who decided to drive the dirt path up to Saddle Point before a 40 minute downhill saunter. As you climb down to the tiny village of Batad, it really stretches the imagination to think that the inhabitants continue to live and work in this picturesque setting in much the same manner as they have for thousands of ...

Batad and Tappia Falls

A travel blog entry by ericjon97


... hikes I’ve ever had to do. I think it was made ten times worse because I was so sore from the caving just two days ago. I really felt it on the last set of stairs going up the mountain. I can still feel the burn now just thinking about it. I have never been so happy to see a jeepney though!

We got in the jeepney and starting heading back to Banaue. The first part of the road coming down from the Saddle to Batad Junction ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGiddy's Place PADI Dive Resort Donsol

    Reviewed by rmcc13

    was ok

    Reviewed Dec 27, 2011
    by (3 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Was the start of season so it felt like it hadnt quite got into gear yet

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by ryanlovelock

    Back Packer Room

    Reviewed Mar 28, 2011
    by (2 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Stayed here two nights. Would not recommend for backpackers as there are a couple other places in town that are cheaper and nicer. This is more of a resort with a couple of backpacker rooms, but the prices for food, tour and drinks are out of my budget. Comes with a free breakfast though. Nice.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Giddy's Place PADI Dive Resort Donsol

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent