La Residencia Al Mar
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... an American voice asked the kids ' hey what are you doing in here? ' I leapt around defensively 'I'm buying them a meal' ' I often buy them meals' he replied ' are you a missionary?' We had a long talk about the hardships of the Phillipines and I discovered things like the average male wage is between 100 - 150 pesos a day. The women want large families and don't want to work, as a result many of the men never get married because their wage ...
... thing beeping.
Ok, locals aren't always right. I ditch them and head up some steep stairs.
The passenger level has a few hundred plastic chairs. I go outside where it's slightly cooler and find a row of four empty seats next to the railing. I dump my stuff and sweat for a while.
It's starts to fill up, but I manage to hang onto my four seats by sitting on the end, feet up, earphones in, chewing gum and trying to look cool.
Yeah, I was ...
... br> 465 pesos (155 pesos adult/77.50 pesos child @ $3.50 /$1.75) : Bus Fare to Oslob
1500 pesos @ $33 : Accommodation
3300 pesos for 2 adults and 3 kids @$75 : Swim with the sharks
500 pesos @ $11: motor bike tour to Tumalog Falls and back to resort for 5 people
750 pesos @ $16 : Food a seafood dinner for a family of 5
Total: 6715 pesos @ $151 for a family of 5 which includes accommodation, transfer from the airport, food, and activity.
I ended up staying 3 nights in Dumagete, mostly because I met some nice people there and I had nowhere to go until Thursday.
On my first full day I did some sightseeing- Dumagete really is a beautiful city, clean, friendly.
The pier is really beautiful, there are some sights- an old church, a statue of Rizal as always, a bell tower where people buy candles of ...
... be threatened. The females give birth to dozens if not hundreds of pups, however they only release a small number each day. This is why they stay in deep, dark water for a long period of time - for protection.
There are other areas in the Philippines that offer swimming with the whale sharks. Mexico and other central american countries offer this as well, however, it is done on a seasonal basis. In other words, only when the ...