Bahura Resort and Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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... we are in a vaccuum of sorts, just cruising along checking things out, logging dives, but time seems to have stood still per se -- or in reality, we have lost track of normality when it comes to time...very cool concept.
We left Bohol and embarked on our ferry ride to Dumaguete which began via the normal confusion that comes with venturing on said vessel for the first time. We kept paying this person and that person until we finally made ...
... our order so it should have been me that checked! Oh well, the food was pretty cheap. We went to bed pretty early in a really comfy bed (would really recommend this place, the people are so lovely and helpful as well as the beds being comfy!).
We were up and ready for 6am the next morning for our encounters with the whale sharks (PHP 1000/pp). We had a short briefing- don't touch them, no sun cream etc. it's a bit like the dolphin situation in Monkey Mia, ...
... also found that there is no schedule for the boats they leave when ever there is enough people, so that meant waiting around! After waiting around an hour we was told there was a boat ready for us, a tiny little outrigger boat which was taking supply's across to Apo, It also took another 10 passengers on a boat designed to take 6! Being that there was no actual pier also meant walking waste deep in the water before boarding so making sure our big backpacks didn't ...
... lots of chickens (heard them ALL the time), and a little bit of garden type space. I think they must get quite a bit of stuff from the mainland, but it is still an interesting example of "homestead--ish" life. Apo is known for having lots of turtles, Green Sea I think, and we did see them every time we went snorkeling. They hang out just off the beach eating and at a couple cleaning stations. Pretty Awesome! We saw some on our dives too, but more ...
... as wives or girlfriends while others just seem to have settled here on their own. We talked to an English gent who has lived here for years and has had a Philippine wife for 22 years. He told us that Dumaguete specifically is fairly crime free compared to the rest of the country. Other reasons include the fact that this is where the American service men are sent for R and R. This started during the Viet Nam war, continued during the Gulf War and into the war in ...