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... It appears as though one could dive the Dauin area based from here and I expect it would be more fun in the evenings and the accommodations would be much, much cheaper. I'm staying very comfortably in the Hotel Nicanor just steps from the waterfront for 1,000 pesos ($28CA). I'll get to explore Dumaguete some more this morning before the afternoon ferry. We did manage to get in some diving at Dauin with ...
... before 6.00. To get back to Oslob we stopped a jeepney that cost each of us PHP 8.
There were dozens of guys wearing the identical blue T-shirts. First of all, we got scared that they were touts trying to persuade tourists coming to the point to take their boat, but they turned out to work for TOSWFA (Tan-awan Oslob Sea Warden & Fishermen Association). We directly headed to a small open-air office where we had to pay PHP 1,000 per person for swimming with whale sharks. ...
... offended, I suggest you stop reading now.
We leave the bar and get a tricycle. It's only a short ride to my hotel. I assume we will try and get Karen into my room somehow.
No, that doesn't happen.
The driver heads out of town. I ask Karen what's happening. I know hotel for short time, she says.
Right, this is getting way beyond my comfort level. Sneaking a girl back to you room has an almost juvenile, drunken, giggly feel to it. Going to a ...
... in my opinion. When I finally turned the corner to see the waterfall I was taken back on just how high it was. I was expecting anything like that. I was the only one down there so I had time to take some nice pictures and enjoying the view without anyone there. I got back to town early evening. I took a short walk around the university area which was really nice. After this I walked back to the hostel to get some food and chill out for the rest of the evening. After ...
... around for a week or two.
I should tell you what it's like to take the bus in the Philippines.
It takes forever. And when you find out you only traveled 150kms but were on the bus for 5 hours, it's a little hard to deal with. BUT it's because you stop ALL THE TIME. There isn't really bus stops- if you're on the road and the bus comes by, you raise your arm and it stops for you. When you're in a small city the bus seems ...