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Travel Blogs from Panglao
It was pretty easy to get to Bohol. It just took a bit of time...A boat took us from Siquijor to Dumeguete (third visit) and then on to Tagbilaran in Bohol. Very straight forward and with the boat being a fast air conditioned container showing a film it felt more like being on a plane ride. Once in Tagbilaran, we obtained ourselves what seemed to be the slowest tricycle in the Philippines that eventually got us to Panglao Island, the tourist hotspot on Bohol, famed for ...
... she, would have walked away by now.
Much as the scenery of the Philippines, once away from the population centres, is outstandingly lovely, there is more then enough poverty to go around. That is to trivialize it. The extent of social suffering, both by way of obvious squalor and less obvious privations, is, for we privileged people, depressing. One cannot help but be upset by it; as much as anything, it defines the Filipino lifestyle. Of the ...
... chance we've had since arriving in the Philippines. We also found a "Budget Menu" with some normal looking prices and had a decent cheap meal. After we headed back to the pool and hopped in the pool again! Relaxed. Our laundry came back that we had left the day before, and as I'm going through it I notice that I'm missing a dress, and I have a bunch of underwear that does not belong to me! I am livid! It turns out that they mixed up everyones ...
to wash or use the toilet as Tom was unable to catch the huge spider
we quickly packed up yet again and went for breakfast. We were
confused when the restaurant wasn't open at seven and the reception
continued to stay closed until it was nearly time for our boat back
to the mainland. When it finally did open no-one seemed in any hurry
to work out our bill and take our payment so we decided to adopt a
similarly relaxed approach and sauntered down to the ...
... about 100 meters in, and as soon as we were in the sight was amazing! It was like jumping in an aquarium!
The water was so clear, fishes of all different sizes and colours everywhere
. And Miss K found Nemo!
It was quite amusing to see all the people (koreans), who had obviously never seen fish except on a plate with some sauce, splashing around getting all worked up as if the fish were going to bite their legs off ...