By The Sea Resort

Olongapo, Luzon, Philippines | Resort

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Typhoon & Diving - Its more fun in the Philippines

A travel blog entry by perkins2013


... that sank it. It was like hovering over slices of history from the war, almost as though the wrecks were sat there telling you their tale before we had to ascend and leave them to there watery resting place. A pleasure and a treat to dive these two wrecks and what was even luckier was that as soon as we were back at the shore and washing off the kit, the typhoon came back to say hello and rained and howled for the rest of the day! Lucy and I just ...

Amazing rice terraces but awful food!

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41


... back that evening so we offered to store their bags in our room for the day and in return they treated us to lunch.

We stayed at the Sanafe Guesthouse, our room was so nice compared to the last place we had stayed. We had the most amazing views from our room and from the restaurant's terrace. The only down side is there are no electric sockets in the rooms. This was a pain as we had so many electrical items to charge but we were able to charge in the restaurant for ...

Banaue Rice Terraces and Hot Springs

A travel blog entry by ryansarah


... went to bed for 2 hours before getting up to have breakfast before our tour at 10am. As we were about to go we saw we had no battery on our camera so we waited an extra 30minutes to charge it. Our guide had his friends tricycle so we went on that. We first stopped in the village to see a local performance happening which involved young children. Then we headed up ...

Seeking Silence (and finding it)

A travel blog entry by feliciawong


... establishment by Nina, his Filipina wife, and their team of young, enthusiastic and attentive staff. Blending into the foliage, one barely notices these diminutive palm leaf-thatched huts perched atop a ridge high in the stepped mountains. I am greatly appreciative of this fact, since the landscape is usually dotted with utilitarian cinder block and sheet metal structures.

We are assigned Hut No.4, a squat, square ...

The depths of respect

A travel blog entry by gordo2012


... of the experience of her wonders. We could all make like those mystics in India who walk slowly fanning the air in front of them gently lest they harm a fly. We could become vegans and set free all our livestock, but we’d still be killing plants. Even if we ate only fallen fruit (fruitarianism) we’d still continue to murder millions of helpless bacteria in our stomach acid every time we swallow. To extrapolate the argument to the absurd, we should ...

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