Sogod Bay Scuba Resort
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The day before yesterday, I overcame two life hurdles. I passed my advanced scuba certification course, something I should have probably done thirty years ago. The second accomplishment involved a deep, buried skill I never knew existed.
In the evening my fellow divers decided that we should celebrate my advancement at the Squirrel and …
... for the dump site project which attempts to remove children from the dump site and places them into school where they should be. Some families dig in the dump site to make a living finding plastics and turning them in for 5 pesos a kilogram which is equivalent to about 12 cents (USD). The children don't go to school because they have to get to the dump site as early as possible to find plastics. Then we went and seen the VFV community center in a village close to the dump ...
... the opportunity to "sponsor a child" from local communities. You've seen the sad commercials on TV and always been sceptical I'm sure. These are the real life stories of the children that sponsors can help! It was so exciting to see. When a child is sponsored through VFV this offers the child and their family an opportunity to have a home build for them through the Build-A-Home project. Ester explained to us that a typical home costs about 90,000 pesos to build, equivalent ...
Another great night's sleep and we were up early to make the most of our second day at Kuting Reef. Breakfast this morning was an "order off the menu" meal. Yippie! A cheese and mushroom omelet makes me very excited this morning. And it came with toast with butter! First time we've seen butter in the Philippines.
This morning I had planned to treat the girls to a speed boat ride to a nearby island and do some Snorkling in the reefs. I reserved the boat ...
... as we could but it looked like we hardly touched the food. After dinner we went to bed in our air conditioned rooms! It was so nice to be able to sleep with even a sheet on top of me without sweating.
We woke up the next morning and lounged by our infinity pool. I have never been in an infinity pool before and it was awesome to look right over into the ocean. It was absolutely gorgeous! Later in the day a few of us went ...
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- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSogod Bay Scuba Resort Padre Burgos
Pedro the dive instructor is an excellent, patient young fellow who you'll not go wrong with should you choose to upgrade your skills at this resort.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.