Dos Palmas Island Resort & Spa
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... drive around the huge area and 'mingle' with the inmates. The inmates are identified by their t-shirts, which have either 'minimum, medium or maximum security' branded on them. Inmates include rapists and murderers and it felt abit surreal when we got out of the car to enter the inmate souvenir shop, (souvenirs made by the inmates). Within seconds I had a 'medium security' inmate with missing front teeth, dangling a wooden carving in my face asking for 200 pesos. All ...
... to be applied, kids that still hadn't been to the toilet and others that should have! Hey, let's start again, too late, we are off. The introductions, rules, safety, itinerary, health and every other get out clause was being administered. The guides name escapes me, but he was helpful, humorous and professional. We were visiting the Underground River, one of the Great Nature Wonders of the World and indeed a National Park. We for some unknown reason had ...
... the sea. The sea itself was really shallow. You could walk out 20m and just be up to your knees. The water around this area was hot because of this. It was like taking a warm bath. We had to go right out to sea until it got cold which wasn't a problem. I spent a few hours in here which is the reason I got so burnt I think.
Around 2pm the French couple from my hostel turned up and joined us for a couple of hours. I left the beach with them around 5.30. We ...
... rubbish and having a good laugh. there was some dancing aswell, Henry got locked to a chair using a bike lock, Dave was as always in fine form shouting AWESOME at us all (his favourite word we decided). After we left the bar we headed home, pretty drunk and hungry again, we ended up in Mcdonalds, which turned out to be very amusing, watching Henry try to eat his burger, and making a real mess of it and Christian who just had some chili sauce on his fingers, went to use ...
... most of a time talking to Michael and Sasha, a pair of nurses from Cebu. Michael had been to Canada and the US before where he had friends working as nurses. He talked about them in an envious tone and about the money they made. It seems that nurses here make about $10-12,000 a year compared to the $40-70,000 one can make in North America. The difference, of course, is two fold. First of all the cost of living is much, much higher in ...