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Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
Karina and I decided to try to get to the Apo Island and take our chances. We head out to the Ceres bus terminal at the Robinson Square. We took the bus to the Malatapay for 25pesos and took 30 minutes.
When we got to the wharf, they told us all the boats have left and if we want to go to Apo Island we need to hire a private boat which would cost around 2000 pesos. We decided ...
... br> I quickly abandoned my usual in-transit activities of blog writing, reading and travel planning when we hired a private van to Bohol. Somebody pulled out a bottle of Tanduay – local rum so cheap that a double rum and coke costs less than a single (because the coke is more expensive than the rum!) – and initiated a game of “musical whisky” (kind of like musical chairs for big kids). When that ran out I revealed my stashed bottle of Boracay rum (just ...
... rutted earth. I even managed to keep one eye open when the
bike clattered across a foot wide bamboo bridge dangling over a
beautiful Red Rock waterfall was well worth the nerve-racking ride,
made even better by the fact that we were the only tourists there.
There were two main waterfalls, easily accessible by steps, despite
the flood/ quake damage. The larger waterfall, crashing down bright
red rock was particularly ...
... woke to grey skies and still waters, but the sun soon made an
appearance and had breakfast by the beach. We had a peaceful days –
although I doubt there's ever been a noisy day there. We put the
hammock to good use and filled the rest of the day with walks along
the beach in both directions to mangrove swamps. We watched
kingfishers flying past, fish skipping out of the water and hundreds
of hermit crabs carrying their hiding hole shells. An old lady, in
... decide to leave Krissy stranded with the bike with a bit of a worried look on her face, promising to her that i would return very soon!
I didn't, and we have never seen her since!!
So we race off towards the town which was about a ten minute drive, then back again to pick up Krissy.
Would we make it? Would the bike owner kill us`? AAAAARGGH!!!
After a crazy 30 minutes, and ...