The Tides Boracay
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... is very big here and throughout the Philippines. The natural underwater beauty and shipwrecks (mainly from WW2) are what draws divers from all over the world. I have dived before but doing it now wouldn't be a good idea.
"A Ferry bad idea"
The one hour ferry trip back to Batangas is uneventful. Though a young South Korean woman opposite me nearly loses her lunch a couple of times. I keep muttering to myself, "bombs away!" when I think she is close. But she uses smelling ...
... ripped off. Bad judge of character on my part as I really liked my driver he was very chatty and smiley. I specifically remember thinking 'oh good he will give me a fair price' ha what a joke. At terminal four everything was a lot more basic than the larger terminal 2. It had only two gates, a few really simple stands selling the smallest selection of food known to man and some hard seats to wait on which is why I really shocked that it had free wifi. Remember I always ...
... can wash under the stars at night and the night sky here is really something else. I'm so in love with this house I can't believe I haven't been here sooner! We spent the evening at Gary's neighbours house as it was his birthday and he had all the neighbourhood friends round for dinner and drinks. We met some lovely and very interesting characters and the food was delicious. It was a perfect first evening and a great welcome! We can't wait to see the beach tomorrow and the clear blue sea ...
... tip needs to be relative. So we agreed on 200 pesos & thought that would be it. Nek minnit in the morning we discovered that the girls gave him 500 each! Fellow travellers do not fall into this trap :) It's sweet but crazy :) This was our last evening in Boracay & we have really enjoyed the visit. If you just want to relax I'm not sure if this is the best place for you but if you want a mixture of relaxation, shopping, nightlife & adventure then you can't go ...
... But still I personally wasn't able to enjoy as much as the others because whenever Gab wants his milk, we had to go back to the hotel, take a shower then get dressed since I am still breasfeeding him. So it was, "whew"! But nevertheless, with or without extra activities, just being with my family especially RJ and Gab was enough happiness and enjoyment already. So we just took pictures of us, then Ann and Mae got ...