Flushing Meadows Resort
Travel Blogs from Bohol
... found a guesthouse for the night. By this time it was nearly dark and pouring again. We had checked a few different places and were so tired that we gave in and paid far to much money for the only half decent option around. All in all not a great day. On the plus side we were sitting around in the evening and noticed tons of fireflies zooming around!! The owner said that they all cluster around certain trees along the river and some just end up a bit ...
... of van I was trying to avoid earlier in the bloody morning, which by now was the only choice to Tagbiliran, where I needed to go. That took over an hour then once arriving I was heading to Alona beach, which was the tourist/villager haven. That was to be a further half hour. So form 10am this morning I finally arrived at 21:15pm. I of course was ravenous through hunger and tired as hell but that's the backpacking way I guess.
... was annoyed since his chicken pieces were more like sparrow, tiny! I had some good sized portions (which i offered to share), it was the best meat id had in philippines, it actually tasted like chicken. The other day i had pork, which was actually liver, I had to concentrate not to throw it up in my mouth. Aswell as lunch we got an afternoon cake and coffee, very impressed. Cake, coffee and puppy, what more could you want? Even though it's low season we struggled to ...
... far from Oslob but cheap, and judging by its ghost town
status on our last visit, not very popular. A few confusing minutes
later and we seemed to have a room booked there so all we had to do
was settle in for a wait for the bus.
were so grateful when the bus did finally arrive and, aside from the
cheeky conductor trying to charge us baggage fees which we refused as
we'd never had to pay them before, the journey passed problem free.
We were ...
... pretty!! Everywhere looks so unspoilt and so very ‘local’. It’s the perfect getaway for someone who likes the raw, without any commercialism.
We passed thro’ a slightly larger town of Sagbayan, but it only took a minute or two and then we were back in the raw forests, with heavy growth of trees and vines that create small versions of canopy rain forest! What with fabulous palms and banana trees adding to the periphery, the ...