Slam'S Garden Resort
Travel Blogs from Malapascua
... Tresher shark we had to be at the diveshop 5am early morning.....still sleepy. A stunning sunrise welcomed us on the ocean and once underwater on 25 to 30 meters the sharks were there. We "sat"down on the edge of the wall where the shark come from the deep to go to the cleaning station on this early time of the day. And lucky we were again that they came so close and passed by so smooth. Only 2 of them bumped into eachother on purpose a big hit we ...
... facing the beach is always more than the properties out back and we all want to face the beach right? Sometimes though on a backpackers budget, one has to resort to using one's imagination. This time around though I got a place that was a 20second walk to the beach on a side street for a reasonable deal. RESULT!
The owner was also a shopkeeper, whose shop was a 5 second walk from my place, ...
... and as I walked along the path with my torch, I could hear loud rave music coming from the town. Wow that's early. Nope, just very very late! I walked past the public stage area to find the whole town still up and partying with the fiesta, in particularly, a huge rave still going on and it was just gone 4 in the morning! I nearly hung around but remembered my mission. I arrived at the dive centre still in a daze and got my kit together before sitting down in a chair ...
... the mother of all rainstorms opened up and we got absolutely drenched, the rain came down so hard and fast the ground didn't have time to absorb the water and we ended up with flip flops in our hands, wading back to our side of the island! That evening we had dinner and drinks on the beach and watched the most amazing huge full moon shining and reflecting on the water.
I must have been pretty bad company whilst I was on Malapascua because there ...
... while still underwater. In a span of 3 dives I had seen a 4.5 meter GIANT manta ray, caught a glimpse of a white-tip reef shark, got to enjoy a close up encounter with a thresher shark which was coming so close I could basically touch it, a frog fish pouncing out of camouflage mode to ambush a lizardfish and swallow it whole, ...
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