Nalusuan Island Resort
Travel Blogs from Mactan Island
... she had allowed herself in Manila was way excessive. What do I know? Not as much about the Philippines as she does, obviously! I will now not be surprised if she has to stay the night in Manila and return to the hospital tomorrow. I'm so numb with the constancy of carelessness, corruption, system overload and dysfunction that I can scarcely get excited about it any more, one way or the other. (Ivy finally completed her examination at 1630, 14 ...
... it was literally in their backyard.
The only nice thing about where we were staying, was there was a little shopping centre close by, that had a bunch of restaurants.
When we got back to our room, we were greeted by a monster sized cockroach on the wall. Riley didn't even flinch, but took off his sandle and smacked the thing.
We thought the worst was over, but were awakened at 4am with the sound of ...
... the land. The two sides facing the sea were
defended with artillery and the front with a strong palisade made of
wood. The three bastions were named La Concepción (SW); Ignacio de Loyola (SE), and San Miguel
(NE). It has a total inside area of 2,025 square metres (21,800 sq ft).
The walls are 20 feet (6.1 m) high, ...
... many uses for the palm, one being attached together to make roofs.
There are 31 coastal towns one being Loboc (meaning pounding rice) where they are able to harvest 2 rice crops a year. Three can be done in the interior of the island.
Next we were taken to the river where we boarded a Riverwatch floating restaurant which is basically a barge that is pushed by an attached boat at the back...strange. Our ...
... millions of monitors that were scattered around for your flight to be called which was lovely because it meant that there weren't announcements every minute so you could actually have a bit of peace! There were none of those stupid questions when you checked in like; could your luggage have been tampered with? did you pack the case yourself? etc. you just weighed the bags and off they went down the conveyer.
I was only allowed 15kg on this ...