The World View Pension Plaza
Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
... that the Philippines have so many islands (more than 7000) one spends quite some traveling from island to the other. However as the buses are generally quite good it's not much of an hassle especially if you have a lot time like we have. So a few ferry rides and a crazy bus ride later (the bus driver must have been a race driver in his former life) we were back again in Cebu City this time staying in the bug free Myra's Pension.
... sleep I took the whole next day to recover on the beach and read Riding the Trains in Japan by Patrick Holland (highly recommended). Somehow Sam and Mary, who had skipped the fiesta, managed to convince the others to go check out the surrounds, but I wasn’t going anywhere! That night we finally did nothing.
The next day we splashed about and plunged off Cambugahay Falls, and barbequed up a feast for dinner back at JJ’s before heading once more into the fray ...
... br> Unfortunately,
we also encountered one less friendly man. Much older, he'd probably
been through a fair bit of negative history in his time with the
various invasions and occupations and, totally misinterpreting the
reason why we were walking, began a rant about us being greedy
Americans, too tight to open our wallets and share our money by
giving a driver a job. Despite clarifying that we were actually
British the character assassination continued for a ...
Right then, so , up early today to explore the island of Siquijor !! See what this island is all about and if it's as good as a few people have told us!
The plan of the day is rent a couple of bikes,to drive round the whole island, and the places to visit are: a church made of coral, the town of San Juan, some caves and a waterfall. Keeping our fingers crossed that the weather is going to be nice!
So we ask at reception to rent bikes = they don't have.
We then decide ...
The way out of the cornfields was a challenge at the break of dawn with uneven pathways and sharp rocks. After reaching the highway, I met a man(Kuya), a coast guard to the whale shark interaction center who happen to be the cousin of Tatay Dodong. Look who's getting the VIP pass-me! A short bus ride along the best highway in the country. Roads were constructed by chopping the side of the mountain thus creating a cliff that offer a fantastic view of ...