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... She also told us that she was 40 but only looked about 30 so maybe scuba diving is the career to have! We found an alright room in Beach Rock Resort (1000/night air con) with amazingly friendly staff. We had a little walk around that evening, it's quite small although the actual Alona Beach town is bigger than most Filipino towns.
The next day was a recover from 2.5 weeks of non stop fun where we pretty much just relaxed, slept, wandered about, drank G & Ts ...
... spiders. A nice hike altogether and a trip to the Tarsier sanctuary to finish it off. After that I spent the day paddling on a kayak. ( a very calm experience after El Nido) Went to the waterfalls and nearby Loboc, choosing to stay away from the surely raucous activities of good friday. Now I have had a good time in Bohol and even though there is more to see, my second month is almost up. And theres always more to see in a country of 7000 islands.
... destroyed by the earthquake. Anna's son told me about how the 300 year old Spanish church just crumbled when the earthquake hit. I had to take a look for myself.
When I got to the church I couldn't believe my eyes. I was overwhelmed at the devastation of the church. The church was really a pile of rubble just how Anna's son described it to me. I climbed over some of the rubble to try and take a picture of the church floor and all the rubble around it.
On my way ...
... and hung out at their guest house before returning to the beach altogether for a paddle and a swim by which time the water had heated up because of the sun's rays. Later in the afternoon we packed our bags and headed to Tagbilaran to catch a bus from there to the port. We enjoyed time at the mall, looking around seeing some very random things including house models displayed to advertise housing properties for sale, couples t-shirts on sale and even large flip flops as ...
... look very cute (or creepy). The also can't move their eyes but can turn their head 180 degrees (quite a practical skill we think). Quite a unique experience to see these "Gremlins".
Last but not least we visited the Chocolate Hills – the ionic sight of Bohol. These over 1200 hills are very round in shape and a lot of them look quite brown (therefore the name). It was a unique place for some nice photos.