Atlantis Dive Resorts Dumaguete
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Concierge desk
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Greetings from Dumaguete! The main reason for coming to Dumaguete was to dive Apo Island. Unfortunately I never made it out there. The dive shop requires at least 8 people on the boat to go and my first full day there were only 4 snorkelers and myself. Instead we went to Dauin that day which is about 30 minutes south of the city. There's no reef here, just some sunken tires used to hold buoys with life growing on them. This is called muck diving, looking for strange ...
... me or I'll just have to sit here with a broken leg until the creatures in the jungle come and eat me like in the film descent or something! F*ck sake.. Charlotte is supposed to be the clumsy one, not me! I finally dared to look with Charlotte staring down at me asking if I'm ok, I'm just sat here like a plonker, the guide didn't even see if I was ok, well he ain't getting a tip! Charlotte gave me her water and randomly had some savlon in her bag, oh we are so prepared! I ...
... the head of publishing at Silliman University, where have a publishing/printing department and they have been incredibly helpful. I always love it when everything just falls into place! They are prepared to print a small number off, but if it's going to be printed in lots of 1000 then we'll have to go to a bigger centre, they'll help us with contacts regardless. We opted for just a few to see how it goes. It's going to cost a bit more than when I did it in NZ as ...
... and they do this for everyone. Then they go round again a little while later collection money but not in any order as they need to get the right change for people. The conductor tends to be this mathematical memory genius that shoots back and forth remembering exactly where everyone is going, who gave them what and what change they need. It's quite a process to behold. When we were nearing Tan-Awan (10km past Oslob where they actually do the whale shark diving) the ...
... type there is a 500 pesos reward. I watch, refreshing the map, but the icon doesn't move. I press the Play Sound button which I suppose will play a sound on my phone to draw attention.
Every time I do something on the App, I get an email message a while later. Annoying but somewhat comforting. I thought I used the Play Sound button maybe three times. The emails tell me about 10. Eventually, I see the iPhone icon move on the map. I refresh it regularly and see it ...