Travel Blogs from Sipalay
... so two 14 year old boys took me across in their fishing boat while I awkwardly sat on their nets. Ten or so of their friends gathered on the shore and were hooting at us and laughing, asking me my name and yelling that they loved me. The guys overcharged me but I didn't have any change, so it felt awkward to barter them down to the 10 pesos it should have been and then wait around for change.
I strolled ...
... Beach there are maybe 30 people so I have company for dinner, people to chat with, but because there are so many islands everyone goes different directions. I think in other countries like Vietnam you're more on the same path, and it's easier to travel with other people or you meet up with the same people again. Here I'm traveling alone most of the time- not just alone, but I'm also the only foreign tourist on the bus and the ferry or in the town.
... father - just a grandfather.
Moneywise, we are down to spending just over $100 a day for the first 65 days - that total includes all flights, shelter, food and transportation plus anything else we purchased. Amazing that we have spent the same amount of money during 50 days in Asia that we did during the first 15 days in Vegas-San Francisco. We hope to get it down to around $80 a day for the two of us which would match what the last 3 years ...
... had been secured in the anchor chain) and swam off. Or at least we thought they had. After heading towards the shore seven of them turned around and came back to the boat. We only realized it when the first of the bunch made it up to the deck. But we put the kibosh on that before the rest of them climbed up.
Because the trip to the copper mine and the hull scrubbing weren't enough to fill the day, we set off in the dinghy in search of a cave. A ...
... on the beach, pretty obvious really! We
quickly headed over, only to have to wait another half an hour for
another couple to join us. A fiesta was in progress on the beach with
live music and stalls but we weren't exactly enthusiastic about
anything by that stage.
were so relieved to finally arrive on beautiful Sugar Beach after
eight hours of travel and were warmly greeted by the friendly
European owners of our resort -Takatuka. The ...
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Sugar Beach, Brgy. Nauhang, Sipalay | Hotelfrom $20