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... looking for the falls.
Suddenly a local guy appeared and asked us if we needed a guide. Since we were curious we asked him how much he charged and he replied PHP 100 per person. We politely refused (even though we considered him to be crazy) and kept on walking. At first we wanted to try to find the waterfalls by ourselves. In case we hadnīt succeeded we would have had to pay for the guide, however, we wouldnīt pay more than PHP 100 for all of us.
... Don't believe the timetable.
I spend three days in CDO and didn't do much. This is around the time I start feeling extra ******. I catch a plane to the capital of Mindanao, Davao City.
Mindanao has got a bit of a bad wrap from western countries. There are often travel warnings for all of Mindanao because of trouble in the south of the island. There have been bombings and kidnappings in previous years. One of the more radical movements is called MILF (Moro ...
... already a few beers down Angelo come to give us a hand and within a few minutes we had a big campfire on the go. Still we dug the pit so we can claim some credit! After Jimmy and Angelo cooked us another fantastic meal (and downed one of our bottles of rum between them) we all sat round the campfire, drunk loads, played games, played guitar and all got pretty ******. We was all up early the next morning as it's pretty ...
... it seems. Any travelers I have found that venture this far, and are enduring the same type of rough travel that we are, are very cool, laid back people. The water was very smooth as we glided accross the open water to our first island stop. One of the five we would visit today. Our boat was bigger than the last , wet journy we took to Port Barton, this one comfortably seating 8, with our own benches. The scenery here is breathaking. There are so many islands, ...
... went all out and put on snorkels and goggles.
I powered through the strong current until it was safe to stand up and walk the rest. I turned around and saw the rest of the group struggling. I had to go back and help them. The Singaporean girl went back on the boat because it got too much, her boyfriend helped her to get back safely before continuing on.
My two tour guides were helping a couple of the Filipinos but still a couple needed saving. I swam over to one of ...