O.K. Pensionne House
Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
... accommodation. After a typical Filipino lunch – which as usual involved some pork, chicken and rice - we wanted to bring our dirty clothes for laundry. We thought that the hostel had offered to do the laundry for 80 Pesos a kg which stroke us as a bit expensive and so we had a look around. And indeed we found a laundry place just around the corner who would do the job for 25 Pesos a kg. So we were happy to have saved some ...
Teamed up with Karina, Simon, and Jean to head out for some cool caves. We took the Cerbes bus at the Robinson terminal bus station. The fare is 92pesos each way and you need to get off at the Bulwang where the cave information center is. Each cristal novice cave has a 15 pesos for entry. You need ...
... us in booze-boats, many with live music. On the way back we stopped where the boats did to watch a big group of locals all decked out in pink, singing and playing guitar and dancing a tricky jig in and out of two long, horizontal poles of bamboo that were being rhythmically clacked together to the music.
After a hard climb back out of the gorge we took a thrilling zipline zip over it and back. Strapped in “Superman-position”, the view hundreds of meters down ...
... br> fighting for position on the fortunately poo-free seat.
a beautiful, sunny ride through the countryside and Valencia's tree
lined streets we arrived at the Forest Camp resort and swimming area
in Banica Valley. Leaving our driver to do his shopping and snooze in
the shade we spent a great couple of hours wandering in the forest,
having a picnic beside the pools and swimming in the cool water.
Again, much repair work was in ...
that we'd been slacking on our 'training regime' partly due to the
fact that everywhere we've been has been so small that long walks are
a bit tricky, we decided a long walk was well overdue. After a
filling breakfast of poached eggs on toast with mango shakes we
headed off to walk the ten miles between our hostel and another town
on the East coast – Maria.
started out just before ...