Alegre Beach Resort
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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We flew from Bali to Cebu in the Philippines via Manila. After such an amazing time in Gili Air we were really apprehensive about the Philippines. We were not sure what to expect and when we arrived into Cebu we were quite shocked by the level of poverty. Slums lined the streets and a lot of the City was very run down. It had a feel of India to it as locals were again totally amused by us, all stopping to stare and take pictures.
We had heard that the main cities were not ...
... damage anywhere which has included some pretty basic housing still standing. Cebu City is a simple city. It is semi built up but mixed in with empty lots and basic wood housing. A fairly standard Asian city. We were staying in a nice hotel that Webby had stayed in previously, the Waterfront. Nice hotel and has an adjoining casino. We had a cruisy afternoon by the pool and a rest in the hotel room before heading out to dinner to a place we had ...
... of a large eagle, soaring overhead and then swooping down into the trees to catch some lunch. It was majestic in it's movements and whilst watching it we caught site of two or three very large white cranes, gliding in to relax on the banks of the lake with us. A beautiful and quiet spot meant a couple of very nice hours just watching the scenery and the ecosystem go about it's daily life. On the way back we walked up through the local village and said hello to some (well, all) of ...
... entire families to 3 generations all on the one bike with a driver... You really have to like each other to ride that closely packed ;)
After getting back to the pension I had a shower, second for the day, and went to another, closer internet cafe, bought some sleeping pills and foot balm cream from the pharmacy (all this walking has me getting a blister forming! I might look up a clothed, legitimate massage shop for a foot ...
... just over £4) and the second one cost me 200 pesos (just under £3). I’ve never just stayed so still in the water and gasped at the sheer magnificence and size of something so special! I followed some of the whale sharks as they so elegantly glided thro’ the water, but one gave me such a scare, when I was suddenly aware that it was swimming along just underneath me!! It really put the fear of God in me and I backed away so quickly!! I reckon ...