Alumbung Tropical Living
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... changing due to new information. Plan A- get a boat directly from just the next beach up from the guesthouse to Bohol, but couldn't because the woman didn't have her boat?! Plan B- get a bus that goes every 15 minutes from outside the guesthouse to Argao then get a direct ferry from there to Bohol, but then they weren't sure if we'd make the last boat over... Plan C- Get a bus from outside back to Cebu city (another 4 hours) and get a direct boat from there, that was ...
... Polynesia and Philippines. Philippines does not have such beautiful lagoons and a diverse underwater environment. The main islands here are much larger, and you feel like on a mainland. And there is no such a luster here. However, the islands are very colorful - today we verified this when visited the Chocolate Hills, and went by boat on the Loboc river.
Here you feel the Asian Far East culture, and their desire to serve ...
... than the view point. All this costed me 150 peso.
After the hills I went to the sikatuna tree sanctuary for some nice hiking, nothing special but a good afternoon of trails and silence. Although it was a bit eerie when I was there as no one was there because it was Holy Thursday and the place was perceptiably abandoned. Not sure why but the silence of the forest except for scuttles in the bush and the echoing of my own footsteps ...
... destroyed by the earthquake. Anna's son told me about how the 300 year old Spanish church just crumbled when the earthquake hit. I had to take a look for myself.
When I got to the church I couldn't believe my eyes. I was overwhelmed at the devastation of the church. The church was really a pile of rubble just how Anna's son described it to me. I climbed over some of the rubble to try and take a picture of the church floor and all the rubble around it.
On my way ...
... First stop on our “Tour the Bohol” was the Sandiego Blood Compact Site a monument which marks the place where on March 16, 1565 the Spanish explorer Miguel López de Legazpi and Datu Sikatuna the chieftain of Bohol sealed their friendship as part of the tribal tradition (so says Wikipedia).
Next stop was the Baclayon Church which was built 1727 and is one of the oldest Jesuite-Built churches in Asia. ...