Travel Blogs from Boracay
On crutches we left Coron, upwards to Pandan island/Apo reef!
Again it takes a day to get there but we enjoyed it. First to the other side by small wooden boat and then by bus direction Sabajang. Overthere a nice lady helped us with arranging a small boat to Pandan island, just a short 15 minutes ride.
Because we arrived at sunset we found paradise next day. We had a fantastic buffetstyle meal, no wonder because there is a French "hand " in the lodge.
... with for our Island Hopping Adventure was able to talk to someone and gave in with the 800 peso Parasailing adventure. That "kuya" drove his own boat so there was less waiting for our trip. However, as for the parasailing, we waited for like an hour to get our chance because apparently there were a lot of people availing this activity.
They also offer banana boat, helmet diving, and flying fish. We wanted to try flying fish but ...
... persons and 100 pesos each for extra persons.
Virgin Island Entrance
OMG! the view!
Benches along the beach
Clear water , Indeed!
After 2 hours of exploring the island, snorkeling ...
... onto your shoulders and then you start climbing down the rest of the ladder...very slowly... it was a bit of a challenge, this being my first time, and the helmet weighing a ton. You had to make sure you held onto the handle on the front of the helmet, and not to lean forward and fill your helmet with water. Once you were down, you could walk around on the sea floor, or kneel or sit, and the divemaster came down with hamburger buns that you just held out in your ...
... whole of the Philippines were hurrying and bustling to meet up with families for the big feast and party. We both said how we would have loved to experience it all on the street, but it really wasn’t at all wise. We’d been warned to be off the streets early, as dangerous firecrackers are lit everywhere on roads, with all the inevitable mishaps and limb loss!
Our jovial host at the backpackers replicated an evening ...