The Sylvia Manor
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It seems that today we made too little progress. The biggest problem here is that the bus system and ferry system do not communicate with each other. As a result, you get to a town where you want to catch the ferry, it is still reasonable early, but the last ferry is gone. It is a bit frustrating but we will have to spend the night here and wait for the ferry in the morning.
Again, San Carlos is not really a destination although it is nicer than Iloilo. The ...
... catch. We arrived quite late at night and couldn't find a cheap hotel so we spent a bit more for this one but at least it is a nice room.
The town itself really doesn't have much to talk about, other than the port. It is lively but quite messy, like many town in the ...
... we had a prior commitment and were unable to make the performance. And since Scott was actually in the Philippines when they came, he had not yet met the particular girls that stayed with us. I could not believe what we had missed. The songs were beautiful, accompanied by a video explaining the poverty from which each of the kids come and their individual stories. As soon as they sang the song "I Will Arise", all of my emotions rose to the top. I grew to ...
... town and the people were friendly. We enjoyed getting away from the tourist crowd and being surrounded by only Philippine people once again. Being in the downtown area, we had a mall within walking distance and plenty of choices for food. Our hotel, One Lourdes Dormitel, was certainly adequate and a step up from what we had put up with in Boracay. It also only cost us $20 a night. We stayed two nights, giving us a chance to recover from the travel day and do ...
... the trees their home, and very soon we were walking along the path directly underneath them. There were absolutely thousands of them flying around (in the daytime!) and resting upside down in the trees. It was a great sight to see as they are really quite large creatures..and very noisy! We ambled along a little bit more just watching these incredible creatures until we found the entrance to the waterfalls. Here we managed to get a close up view of these winged beasts as there were ...