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Crowne Regency Hotel
Last day in the Philippines. Slept in and watched cable TV in the morning. Checked out at 12 pm an headed out to SM City Cebu, intending to watch a movie. Flight was at 9 pm, plenty of time to kill. There was a selection of pinoy films and The Hobbit at Imax but I went for an extended lunch at French Baker instead. I learnt …
The other place of interest not mentioned in the Lonely Planet guide book is this playful looking Simala Shrine, located 2 hours south of Cebu in Simala. This church built in disney like fashion, allegedly reported the crying of its virgin mary statue numerous times in the 90s. Sightings were even captured on film and prominently …
Chicken & Duck Talk
The first thing I did in the late morning - taxi to Museo Sugbo. Surprising to me, not all Cebuanos understand English, well at least my taxi driver who didn't. There are only a few ways to pronounce Museum or Mu-Seo as the local spelt it. It became awkwardly hilarious when I had to fake a french accent in Mui Shom …
Before departing for Cebu, I made an attempt to visit my old friend at Alona Beach, Panglao Island, I wasn't expecting Panglao Island (just off south of Tagbilaran) to such a huge island. The trike ride took 45 minutes - 99% of it in Panglao! Alona Beach appeared exactly like Boracay but smaller and less busy. Unfortunately I was …
The past two days of physical therapy have gone pretty well, we have really been pushing Jonathan now that he is getting loosened up.
This weekend I am off to Cebu and Bohol to islands in the same region as the island I am currently on, but I will be flying there this afternoon and coming back Sunday. I will report back …
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total summary of my stay, quite cheap but otherwise the staff are lazy and there is no elevator so u have to carry ur baggage..
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