Maia's Beach Resort
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... had been cancelled!!! Apparently, the hotel got a better deal from some other people and booked the entire hotel out to a wedding party. They told us they had made arrangements for us to be put up in another hotel - an executive suite.....blah, blah, blah. Nevertheless we got to our 'new' hotel, managed to find a decent restaurant to eat in, and left early the next morning to travel to the islands. We got on the ...
... the water of dynamite explosions, so that means that they're fishing by using dynamite ! The most disgusting and destructive way of fishing, where only 30% of the fish comes up and is picked up and the rest dies, sinks and is lost while meanwhile destroying the complete underwater fauna, corals where the fish come to to live and breed forever!! How stupid can you get. No coral, no fish, no fish, no food and more important no tourists, no tourists, no money to ...
... them by foot all the way to Banaue, about 4-5 hours away, using a stretcher/hammock if needed.
- while most of the village is Christian, there are still some that follow the old animistic ways. The village has four shaman to administer to the needs of their pagan followers. But, as I saw in Laos and Cambodia, there appears to be a fusing of beliefs and rituals resulting in a blended set of beliefs rather than the direct adoption of a new religion, in this case ...
... rounded of nicely with two Daquari cocktails and a Red Horse!!! Believe - true culinary delicacies in the Philippines. Said goodbye to Gary and Cheryl this morning they're destined for Cebu and then out of the Philippines - who knows our paths may cross ...
... a bus north, towards the sandy island of Malapascua.
Most Filipinos love to talk and our taxi driver is as chatty as they come. He's also a funny guy and the journey to the station is filled with Ian's giggles and the drivers insistance that we marry immediately in the Philippines. The terminal is as unorganised and crazy as expected but we find the right bus easy enough. We are taking it as far north as we can go, to the small port town of Maya, ...