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... just 5 minutes away on motorbike from town) has buses departing for Dumaguete every half hour. I missed the 1230 pm service as it pulled away when I arrived. The journey took 5 hours with varying stages of passenger capacity from a fully seated bus to just myself and the driver with bus conductor to a cattle class bus of passengers hanging for their dear lives at the door. Although non-air conditioned, this bus route is ...
... an early bird. You are also subject to the other person’s moods – good or bad, both of which can be infectious. Sometimes you have to take some time to yourself, and at others you might just have to say, “Adios.”
All these pros and cons are multiplied by being in a group. For this reason I tend to avoid travelling in large groups. More than 4 and the benefits stop multiplying, but the chance that people will disagree on what to do or ...
... to check out the nearby department
store where we bought some new clothes – very exciting - as well
as some unbroken sunnies and much needed body spray. Half way into
our trip, some serious appearance related repair work is much needed!
that afternoon we had a pre-dinner wander along Rizal Boulevard,
joining a parade of locals. Next stop was Coco Amigos for a couple of
drinks and later a meal. We walked back from the ...
Before it got dark we loaded into the dinghy and headed ashore where we were met by more curious kids and a few adults. From the beach we wandered around a little bit crossing over a wood-plank bridge that led to the village's basketball court.
Basketball is the sport here and you'd be unlikely to find a village without at least some semblance of a ...
... a German he would be it. Tight white vest, short spiky hair with blonde highlights and I **** me/you not he was doing Hitler salutes and taking the **** out of all the Filipinos. We kept well out of the way but this didn't stop some English expat who was out of his face trying to talk to us/give us ****. Thankfully he could hardly finish a sentence and eventually his wife and kid came and tried to drag him home.
I had a **** pizza whilst Charlotte had a surf and turf, she wouldn't ...