Travel Blogs from Bohol
... than the view point. All this costed me 150 peso.
After the hills I went to the sikatuna tree sanctuary for some nice hiking, nothing special but a good afternoon of trails and silence. Although it was a bit eerie when I was there as no one was there because it was Holy Thursday and the place was perceptiably abandoned. Not sure why but the silence of the forest except for scuttles in the bush and the echoing of my own footsteps ...
... winding staircase for instruction. The beautiful bride was spotted in the distance, we quickly encouraged a quick getaway which seemed to work to ensure the groom did not see the bride before the wedding. The pastor soon arrived then the wedding party followed him down the steps with the groom. We were then instructed to sit down. Chairs were positioned on the sand, it was high tide so the water was edging nearer making sitting interesting. The plastic chairs were angled deep ...
... First stop on our “Tour the Bohol” was the Sandiego Blood Compact Site a monument which marks the place where on March 16, 1565 the Spanish explorer Miguel López de Legazpi and Datu Sikatuna the chieftain of Bohol sealed their friendship as part of the tribal tradition (so says Wikipedia).
Next stop was the Baclayon Church which was built 1727 and is one of the oldest Jesuite-Built churches in Asia. ...
... these round green lumps popping out of the jungle it's really otherwordly. After climbing a million steps to the veiwpoint summit we are set upon by a dozen local Filipino teens who want to have their pictures taken with us. We stand and smile with them for an eternity whilst everyone of them gets pictures on their phone/camera. It is equally as freaky as the landscape surrounding us!
Our penultimate destination is a Tarsier Visitors Centre. They are the ...
... shorts and a fire poi stick (we judged him instantly when we first saw him!). Turns out though he's a nice guy and quite funny. Then there was Pierre (not sure on the name), a French guy who is weird. Then a Danish dad and son who I later found out no one liked. The son came up to me and with his horrid accent told me that I shouldn't be doing 3 dives as it was too dangerous, and that this was 'extreme diving' and the guided wouldn't be there holding my hand??! I was ...
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