Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center
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... we jumped on a tricycle amid the rain (rainy season has arrived) and made our way to Patrick and Tezz's Guesthouse. We were pleasantly surprised to see it was on stilts on the water and was in a great location. It was good timing as in reception was one of the Dive masters from Rocksteady diving who we were planning on booking our diving with. We signed up for the next morning to do 2 wreck dives. The rest of the afternoon ...
... the perfect aqua blue, and the limestone karst made for a beautiful seascape. A short climb down the other side and we arrived at a very inviting lake. It was crystal clear, and a perfect temperature for relaxing in. Chris diving, and me lowering myself in, we went for a swim around. The lake was full of needlefish fry, which were very curious, so Chris managed to take some great photos on the GoPro. Next we stopped by Twin Peaks for some snorkelling. Loads of sea life ...
... have loved it!
This area was hit hard by typhoon Haiyan (not nearly the worst affected area tho) and the place we are staying at is still trying to rebuild a year later. It's not like they have insurance policies the way we do; we take for granted these things back home. They have to start over with their own money as and when they earn/can afford it. Money the government has promised to contribute hasn't come through as yet apparently.
The typhoon that ...
... fresh fish, BBQ pork, rice, seaweed salad & fruit and very nice it was too. Next up was more snorkelling at Calachuchi Coral Eden and this time it was actually good with nice corals and plenty of fish. Then visited the Hidden Lagoon before finishing off at Kayangan Lake – a freshwater lake nestling behind almost sheer cliff walls. Had a great day out and it was well worth the ...
... avoid the splashes from the sometimes rough water. Jo picked up her fair share of bruises from climbing all over the boat!
Jim our team lead would decide our route for the day, usually including a snorkel stop or village visit to pick up supplies. The kids on the villages were usually very shy but came gathering once we’d bought sweets from the shop to share with them.
Each base camp was different, some had power but at the ones ...