Travel Blogs from Siquijor
From Cebu city we travelled south via Ceres coach and car ferry to Dumaguette (Negros Island) - 6hour journey for only a fiver..bargains. Even though the aircon didn't work the journey was not bad, loved the random folk that the bus stopped to let on to busk their wares on the way; anything from what looked like rice crispie squares, huge bags …
... important in the pecking order (no pun intended). They are kept tied up, and in a lot of cases, in very secure areas - the gardens they are kept in are in many cases, larger areas than the home and property it sits on. The roosters have little lean-to buildings to keep them protected from the elements. The reason they are so revered, is because they get used in cock fights. (yuck).
The dogs, for the most part, ...
Woke and had a FaceTime session with Mum for over an hour. It was really nice to catch up properly! :) Abbey and Jack turned up while we were talking so we got to meet him and have a catch up with Abbey too. We packed up the room and checked out. Took a walk up town to get a few things and after caught a tricycle to the port. We were ...
I have probably documented quite sufficiently how the last few days have been pretty *****. Largely down to the weather but not entirely, this all came to a head yesterday. We had commited to staying here so we just needed a nice day, for once.
That's what we got. All of a sudden the Philippines is amazing, travelling is ace and everything is just downright great. All it takes is some ******* sun. It does also help that Siquijor is without question ...
... so meal of vegetable
curry/ tuna sandwich.
bulging we continued walking past the beautiful bell tower, built of
crumbling grey stone with beautiful Catholic statues lining alcoves
positioned along the sides. Next we reached the huge (and very
'fragrant') market. We raided the fruit and vegetable area, buying
items at numerous stalls to spread our spending. We are trying very
hard to eat healthily while we are away but so far it ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Agripino Siquijor
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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