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Travel Blogs from Mambajao
... Travel to Dipolog City
5:15-5:45 Montanos Sardines Store
5:45-6:30pm Sunset viewing at the boulevard, Dipolog City
6:30-9:00pm Dinner (Che’s Birrhday)
9:00-9:45pm Travel back to Dakak Beach Resort
10:30pm-1:00am Swimming (pool and beach)
August 10, 2014
6:00-7:30am Breakfast and Packing
7:30-8:00 Check Out
8:00am-4:00pm Travel ...
... then grabbed some dinner (I stomached some fries!). We DID unfortunately have a near spill on the motorbike, but thankfully we were going super slow (up a hill) and all that was hurt was the right side rear-view mirror which only cost P200 to get fixed.
We had met Cyril, a seasoned French traveler who’s been on the road for 5 or 6 years, at our resort early Sunday, so Monday (which was also Ferg’s birthday!) the three of us, plus Jeremy, ...
... has a really funky sign, as well as sitting in the jungle - pretty stunning stuff. We spotted the islands Chinese cemetery, had lunch on the islands lagoon area, and toiled intrepidly up into the jungle to climb the volcanoes! The road kept climbing further and further into the clouds and we seemed to eventually run out of road which became a small steep muddy track. I started walking, with K reckoning ...
... and a business group were staying here all having a go on the karaoke machine, they do love to sing here.
There are many places to visit here and so far the thermal pools are the highlight they seem to be a blue green in colour and can range from a hot bath temperature to mildly warm at the bottom they are open 24hrs and many people come for the night to stay and enjoy bathing by moon light and a Bar B ...
... from Iloilo City, we took a ferry to Bacolod City, then a Bus to Dumaguete City, then another ferry to Dapitan City, then lastly a 20-minute car ride to Dipolog City. Whew! I had lost track of time during the travel because it almost took us about 16 hours trevel time (including waiting time, stopovers and delays) to get to Dipolog. But it's worth the time and the effort! We arrived safely and was greeted by my officemate's family. I can see the excitement and longing ...