Jony's Beach Resort
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... guarentees employment for those that live here.
The beach is really nice though - not built up like the White Beach, it usually is pretty quiet. Not today though, there were boats all along the beach and many more people than usual, but still not really busy. We had a good long swim there and headed back. By the roadway there were some local souvenir shacks where I bought some trinkets and a snake skeleton for Andoy.
... with her two adorable little blonde kids and husband. We both had a refresher before the dive which I really needed as I felt a bit rusty with the hand signals, safety stuff and equipment. I had to do the dreaded thing where you take your whole mask off and then clear it underwater, I hate it so much! She did too so we got through it together. Our instructor was called Lannie who I really liked. She made me feel comfortable to ask questions and was obviously ...
... I got given a handful of tickets and was ushered to the minibus. I was the last to get on and the little, cosy (but luckily air conditioned) van was on its way. An hour and a half later I was being ushered from the van to pay the terminal and environmental fees before boarding the boat. Just before boarding the boat the van driver ran after me reminding me that I'd left my big backpack in the van. An intentional test of his alertness and ...
... Again, didn't get his name so lets call him Rupert. Rupert seemed nice enough and he had his crew of the three of them. Pretty much their job was to sail around the beautiful waters of Boracay each day. You too can do this, if you can live off US11 each day which was his wage. He was 27 and had been doing this for 2 years. Cruising around was pretty cool actually. The water changed from a crystal blur to a greenish blue as the water got deeper... Consistently amazing ...
... but we decided that tomorrow we will be moving onto Puerto Princessa to visit the Underground River. It was another early night in preparation of our travel day tomorrow. We took the time to appreciate our last sunset in Boracay. They never fail to amaze me. We discovered a cute little restaurant down the road from our hotel that had gone unnoticed our entire stay. I was very happy that we found it. I ordered a delicious salad that I loved. Yum!
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