Busuanga Island Paradise
Travel Blogs from Coron
... is emphasized more over when an 8 meter animal swims above your head. The whale shark is so big that I could not only fit inside of it, but I could fit inside of it "sideways"! They have a really beautiful shape: prominent tail fin, wide mouth, and very broad body. It's got a white underside, grey top with white spots, and eyes on the side of it's head. When it eats it sucks the krill in like a vortex then blows the filtered water out it's expandable gills.
... another one of those minivans. The town itself isn't much to look at, but it seems to serve as a base for a lot of island trips and diving expeditions. The diving in particular is meant to be some of the best in the world.
With this in mind, I set about organising a dive trip for our one full day in Coron. I found a recommended dive shop, and booked a trip out to three fairly deep wrecks, now that I'm certified for ...
... local dishes as possible and we had had a few good adobo's and we finally found bicol express ( pork with coconut and chill's) on the last night, which was tasty but it's limited unless you love rice!
So our last night was spent at Clark, North of Manila. It was a long day travelling. We were taken to the airport on Palawan by the owner of the hotel. We checked in and then had to pay 40 peso each, airport fee. We flew to Manila and then got a taxi from the airport to ...
We had quite a day from hell today! Since we enjoyed our motorcycle ride in Bohol last week, we decided to bike around the island on Luis's last day today. The locals had informed us we would be riding through some dirt road, but we thought it just meant unpaved. We were not expecting a treacherous, rocky, steep, slippery gravel road that would be impossible for our rented 125cc bike. First of all, we started the day without eating breakfast or packing water like true ...
... looking embarrased, in one of the chairs. Ian has moved beyond embarrasment and is trying to pretend that all of this is normal and in no-way awkward. He is not succeding. As our luck would have it, the computer is made from bits of wood and chewing gum. It is so slow that Ian starts to lose the will to live. Finally we get a print out and ask how much. They charge us a crazy amount but we pay it and run. We really must pay more attention to signs.
How has this inn rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service