Cordova Reef Village Resort
Travel Blogs from Cordova
... here in the Philippines has experience in working on large Public Health issues with the TB-DOTS program very successfully. They also have now in the north a whole municipality that they are on the invitation and funding by the mayor a municipality wide CHE program These experiences will stand them in good stead. Photo shows meeting with Drs Bill and ...
... pray before the statue of the Lady with a white veil placed on top of your head, you will see huge glass cabinets filled with thanksgiving letters, pictures, badges, diplomas and the likes sent in by devotees whose prayers/petitions were answered. There were also displays of crutches and other paraphernalia submitted by patrons who were evidently healed from their physical illnesses or disabilities. The scenario was really moving as they ...
... of palm and papaya trees and past a small hut, on which it said the entry fee; 10 pesos per person! The map, we had obtained from one of the lovely staff at the resort, was hand drawn so it meant some challenge in finding the correct spot but once we found the hut we knew we were close. There was no one there so in typical Philippino tradition, if there is no one to collect the money, you don't pay! Just then an elderly gentleman with no shirt and a huge machete tied around ...
sadly his father had, had a stroke. We managed to struggle through
the language barrier enough to book a room and get directions,
turning down his kind suggestion of coming to pick us up as we could
tell that he had a lot on his plate. We showed the bemused tricycle
driver the full address and postcode and the website map, listing a
few road names and landmarks, confused and frustrated that he had so
little knowledge of his local area. Ten minutes later ...
... beside the
feeding sharks! We were able to stay in the water, beside our boat,
for around half an hour although it seemed much longer. There was no
feeling of being rushed and all the boatmen seemed to be getting
plenty of fun out of their job, especially as we all squealed and
panicked when the sharks' huge mouths came too close for comfort. The
beautiful, clear water made it really easy to see every detail of the
speckled sharks as they swam along ...