Portulano Dive Resort
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- Airport Transportation
- Shuttle bus service
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
TripAdvisor Reviews Portulano Dive Resort Bauan
Travel Blogs from Bauan
... in a very quiet part of the lake edge. Lunch was reasonably nice and very cheap, and I added to that a very cheap haircut from a barber next door. He had really huge scissors, spoke a tiny bit of English and at the end gave me an unexpected, sharp massage twisting my neck making loud clicks. My hair does look a lot better now though! The rest of the afternoon was assigned to swimming in the lake in designated spots that we swear we'd both read or ...
... 75 km in circumference! They say it remains one of the world's deadliest volcanoes. Most of the main volcanic island that you'll see in the pictures, and the one I climbed up, emerged from the lake as a result of a savage eruption in 1911 that killed hundreds, and there have been frequent eruptions since then that have sculpted and re-sculpted the island. I took a boat (called a bangka) across the lake to the middle volcano and climbed it to look at the ...
... a picture of the sweet Taal volcano. We simply cannot get over it. We paid two hundred (a bit expensive) and the driver was insistent so we gave him what he asked. We rode the bus going back to Manila.
As I sat back in my seat, I had a big smile on my face. I cannot believe I conquered Taal volcano in the most extreme heat I had never felt and without any doubt, it was an unforgettable trip. It was draining but it was fulfilling! See you soon Taal. I shall return!
... room on the internet whilst I went back to the room. Next door to our room was a guy about my age sat on his step smoking. Feeling a little drunk I decided to chat to him. He was from Belgium but he and his English girlfriend (also present) lived in London. Charlotte came back and we all talked for a bit. They offered me some melon flavoured rum, I was intrigued to try a bit, a bit turned out to be 3 quarts of a cup full, straight. I drank it down slowly. I was pretty drunk by ...
... a holiday resort on the edge of Lake Taal