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... healer. He was hesitant at first, worried that he might not find the healer's home but after some confirmations with his mates, we shook hands and we had a deal. The first stop, not too far from San Juan, is the mystical 400 years old Balete tree. Legend has it that the tree is bewitched and its roots sprout spring water from the ground. The villagers then built a pool containing the spring water for people to dip in. Any ill and evil notions about this ...
... highways. Sometimes if you don’t make a conscious effort to get off the beaten track you can find it hard to get time to yourself! Friendships form and dissolve quickly on the road, and the intensity of the traveller’s life can precipitate intense relationships – sometimes before you’ve even learnt each other’s names! There are people with whom I’ve spent just a few days who I know will be lifelong friends. And meeting on the road means that ...
... dripping with sweat by the time we'd
reached Sipalay's bus station.
Tom (last of the big spenders) was buying raisins in the Jarmont
Store the bus arrived, but luckily he made it to the stop in time.
The first part of the journey (to Hinobo-An) wasn't much fun as the
sun scorched us through the windows. We later found out that although
the temperature was 'only' 32C, with 89% humidity the 'real feel'
temperature was ...
... was healthy and reasonable priced.
Stomachs bulging, we later wandered back to the hostel, clocking up a
few more miles, before enjoying the luxury of having a TV!
Thursday 22nd March
weather looked much more promising in the morning so we decided to
head to the Twin Lakes, just outside of San Jose. After stocking up
on yet more mosquito repellent at the supermarket we walked to the
harbourside North Bus Terminal. A battered bus was ...
... was rumaging through clothes in the shop, Miss K saw something in one of the shops that made her feel sick, and to this day, she has not told me what it was!!
So the only reason i am putting it on here is to remind her!!!! xxxxx
Anyway , the meal, was beautiful ! A really cool place, full of locals, self service, great decor, and cheap!!
We had suckling piggy again, stuffed prawns, beef, crab, rice, beef and beer for 400 peso!!
Then we went ...