Island Jewel Inn
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... been nice
Once settled we went for a quick swim. I wanted to check out my new camera that works underwater. We swam for about 30 minutes and after rinsing off in the room we wanted a quick lunch and headed down to McDonald's which is a short walk down the beach. Feeding 10 people is always a bit of an ordeal. I got the Big'nTasty, which was big and tasty but really just a mess in its assembly, After our burger the three guys headed to my ...
... After buying tickets and only having to wait two minutes a train pulled in. In 24 minutes we arrived at a crazy airport. It seemed the numerous amount of people from the parade and fireworks followed us here. Obviously, many were heading home or as the Chinese get two weeks off during the festivities, many may have been heading on their holidays. Nevertheless, the airport was packed. We managed to check in without too long of a delay, and headed through security. We were lucky again as ...
... staff were very friendly and happy hour was from 1pm till 6pm.
Other highlights included water activities: parasailing, 'flying fish', sunset sailing, cliff diving, island hopping, snorkeling etc and beach volleyball. I tried to complete the cultural/culinary experience by eating Balot (or Balut) the blue egg (and almost puked) as well as Bagu-ong (spelling?).
What an amazing place.
Next year it will be Palawan!
... to John as we float in the sea off White Beach. He asks the standard questions I have been asked a lot and some I haven't:
How old are you?
Are you married? (my answer is usually followed by, "aah.......never been kissed, never been touched")
Do you have a local friend?
Do you know about those men who are married but have men secretly? Huh?....what? ****, that's a new one.
Have you sometimes been with a man? Awoooooooga! Awooooooga! What ...
... final, biggest, bravest jump was on the cards. Daniel just did his thing and leapt off of it without a second though. Although I just need to state, he had been drinking all day at a frightening rate so how much of that bravery was genuine and not from the alcohol is questionable. I on the other hand was stone cold sober and feeling good stone heavier was a tad more apprehensive to drop 50 ft. Nonetheless, I coaxed myself up the dreaded steps for the final ...