Discovery Island Resort And Dive Center
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Waking up here in our cabin in Coron, has been much quieter than our other mornings. The sounds here are crickets, lots of boisterous birds, and geckos. A few of them are living inside with us. Christine discovered one rather large gecko ( lizard really) living behind a painting on her side of the bed. She wasn't happy about this and tried very …
... the officer handed us a ham and cheese sandwich and a bottled water at once. Towels were also distributed.
In less than 30 min the glistening island of Dimakya is already peeking, as we approach to dock the water gets immensely picturesque. The transfiguration of azure water to turquoise and finally to a pellucid water that does not turn cloudy even when one steps through is
already a testament ...
... are prime viewing locations. What a great opportunity. This was a once in a lifetime experience.
We rented a motorbike a few times over the next couple weeks. Even if it's not for transportation to a particular place, going out for a cruise in the great Filipino weather is good fun. After a few days in the Moalboal area and visiting the Kawasan waterfalls we jumped over to Coron at the top of the Palawan island chain. In 1944 the all encompassing WWII had ...
... a nice cool temperature on the surface (30 deg) but about 15m down the water gets really hot (38 deg). We couldn't go down that far with just snorkel gear but one of our guides could and he filled up a bottle with the hot water so we could feel it. The water was brackish too so not too salty which was nice.
The next stop was Skeleton wreck where we snorkeled around a ship wreck and saw all the fish.
It was then lunch time ...
... eels aswell as 100’s of fish and they all decided to arrange a night dive the following evening.
The resort is nice enough but I think it’s the place to get out and do stuff as there isn’t a lot in the resort. The electricity is generally off from 6am until 2pm so it gets warm in the room plus we had no Air Con so you always wake up around 6am.The beach is ok but not really a sunbathing beach, no one was actually sunbathing at any time when we were ...