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Great beaches just below, lovely staff, clean rooms and good value...what could be better!
Dare you to jump off the platforms into the sea.
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... jeepney driver to drive us for over an hour to the rugged hilly north of the island (assisted by 500 pesos). The island is very green and countryfied, and on the way up there is hardly any traffic, just the occassional cluster of wooden houses and the occasional small open-fronted roadside store. There are coconut trees in profusion and banana plantations, beyond these are the mangrove trees you can see from the jetty, and beyond them is the blue glitter ...
... Rich-man', I protest and explain that J-she is paying the way. He persists anyway.
Resort style we swim, drink shakes, I get a foot massage which is no different to the massage we had at Island Leisure and seems to concentrate on my sunburnt calves more than my feet. The masseuse asks "how is the pressure?” , I suggest it’s a little too hard so she continues on regardless without any relent of her wiry strong ...
Over at Sibulan, the port town, we get our first 'habal habal’ into Dumaguete and check into the hotel.
A quick recce through town and up the seaside boulevarde at sunset, where we note for the first time homeless people. In order to assist the local economy and poor peoples of Dumaguete we head straight to the recommended bar ‘Hayahay’ up the top end of town.
A reasonable dinner as we watch the ...
... and forage for themselves. The dogs are mostly a very small breed - they all seem to look the same. They are always running on the side of the road, sometimes sleeping in the middle of the road. It seems really sad when we compare it to the way we revere our dogs at home.
3. Basketball is the most popular sport. Every time you pass a school, or a community hall, you can guarantee that you will see the young ...
... Mangroves provide a huge asset to the food chain and environment (producing a lot more oxygen per square mile than standard land based trees) and the Philippines has seen the potential damage it could do to lose so many mangroves. The government has put in place many mangrove redevelopment sanctuaries to ensure there future health and it is fascinating to see how this will affect not only the air they breath but also fish stocks and general health of the land. Our final stop left ...