Travel Blogs from Moalboal
... and we were whisked away to the next surprise in an air conditioned executive saloon, bit posh. Badian Island on the other side of Cebu was our next destination. We had a luxury villa waiting for us with its own swimming pool and a view of the sea and Badian mountains beyond. Like Sumilon island we had our own boat waiting for us and a crack team of personal assistants to make sure all our needs were met and exceeded!!! These guys ...
... told us that we will get wet because at the end of the trek we will swim into the cave and climb up on top of the waterfall and jump down.
Didn't wear my swimsuit.
Doesn't matter I suppose. Once in a life time you get to do that. Why not try it, right?
On we go for the hike. Okay. It's NOT a hike. It's mountain trekking!! My expectation was way too low about this. We had to walk ...
... Whale Shark.
Our alarm clock goes of at 5:30am. We are NOT morning people. As we trudge about, getting ready, we wonder if this is really going to be worth the effort. Back in El Nido, Aussiejeff had told us that he had been swimming with Whale Sharks in Oslob about a fortnight ago. He said that they are there all the time and if we get up early we can catch the bus down (about 3 hours), take a boat out to swim with them, then catch the bus back before ...
Today. I am fed up and the prospect of coming home is finally appealing more and more. It's not like I haven't thought like this before but I knew that when we were coming to the end of the Philippines I would be ready, there's nothing left to do really, sure we will still have some great days but we are virtually done. I could write all about this in a sort of final conclusion when I'm home but me and Charlotte have been talking about it so I may as well cover it while ...
... and french fries, all of which were pretty grim, then
chilled in our room before crashing out very early
had a tip from the French couple we met in El Nido about seeing whale
sharks we headed to meet them. This has been a dream since we first
starting planning our trip. Usually the 'friendly' whale sharks or
butanding as they are called here, are found in ...