Mango Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cebu City
Left Cuartero in the morning, took a 2-hour drive to Iloilo to eat lunch and go to the airport. Arrived in Cebu on a Cebu Pacific 45-min. flight from Iloilo on a turboprop. My cousin arranged for an airport pickup to our hotel...pretty much just stayed in for the night, except to eat dinner. Tomorrow we plan to see the sights in and around the city...
... was bustling with families and hawkers of candles, balloons and other paraphernalia, but inside was a very peaceful, though small cloister. On one end of the cloister was a gallery and chapel devoted to the Santo Niño statue. We decided to join the 20 minute queue to see the little statue. As we followed families into the gold decorated marble chapel we approached a glassed in marble altar. As the line rounded to the front, the devout (everyone but us), mounted a couple ...
... upstairs, we all settled in to my bedroom to wait out the storm.
It wasn't more than 10 minutes before we felt water droplets, it took us a few moments to realize where they were coming from, and then it was almost pouring through the ceiling of our bedroom. Almost instantly, it seemed, the window locks gave out and the shuttered windows began slamming and the wind's howling amplified greatly. We all started yelling various things, grabbed ...
You can't have too much of a good thing. But it was with a wistful glance back that we boarded our Cebu Pacific flight bound for Hong Kong at around 10ish on a very hot night. Philippines is where we got engaged on a private island, learned to dive in a natural marine reserve (rather than a swimming pool), swam with sharks and turtles, explored corals and sea walls, climbed volcanoes and laid in their hot water springs and chilled on perfect beaches with beautiful sunsets - it ...
... a movie and eating lunch, then returned back later that night for some dinner. That's about as exciting as my stay here in Cebu got. I just wanted it to be time to start travelling again and hop on my plane to Clark, even though I knew I just had another night in a hotel to look forward too....but it did mean I was one day closer to getting to my final destination for the time being: ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet