The Gazebo Pensionne House
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... 8211; only later we realized that the hostel actually offered to do our laundry for 18 (and not 80) Pesos a kg. And so our profit turned into a loss ;). However we were one travel story which we probably will still remember in a few years richer.
Anyway we spent the afternoon strolling around Rizal Boulevard which is a popular hang out for the locals despite the rather awful smell coming from the sea. A nice dinner at ...
... a guide as well. 400 pesos for up to 5 people. There are 3 nice caves for novice cavers which worth the visit. We finished all caves in 1.5 hours. Then we head back to Dumaguete by bus which takes 2hours.
I head out to Coco Amigos for some live music and good converted Mexican food.
... river as the green canyon walls dropped away below was almost as exhilarating as speeding towards the rocks on the other side head-first with no idea how you were supposed to stop. We dropped in to see the adorable tarsiers snoozing in their sanctuary, and then grabbed some beers for the ferry to Sigijor. This time we’d managed to hire a jeepney to take us around for the day and didn’t even bother with the pretence of a game as we passed around the whisky and ...
... the recent floods
and refreshed we headed back to the dirt and chaos of Dumaguete and
the Check Inn with the same driver. Switching the television on, we
were treated to a blast of traveller advice, informing us that
swimming in freshwater pools was particularly dangerous. We pretended
not to hear.
evening, still feeling poorly with a really sore, swollen throat and
ear ache I decided ...
... to have finished the walk before
it got even more hot. The walk was challenging, but great. You get to
see so much more on foot and to interact much more with people. We
walked past people washing clothes and themselves in the garden,
(smelly) coconut and rice drying beside the road, and in basket ball
courts. Small stalls containing coke bottles full of petrol were
available for passing tricycles. Steamrollers, attempted to repair
patches of road and remove ...