Sea Forest Resort
Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
... and the rash had gone =] Luckily just in time for a=our day of diving - we went to Apo Island with Harrolds Mansion and did 3 dives. The boat ride there was wet! Large waves engulfing the boat - we were so grateful we were not snorkelling as the waters were rough. The dives were fatastic we saw so many different things and really enjoyed the diving. We met some lovely people on the dives, who we hope to see in ...
... English accent. She then whispered an offer to not call each other out on these rules, before promptly busting me for ten push-ups by tricking me into singing along to Sweet Child of Mine! Paul, yet another Pom, let me and J-Ro in on all the group’s recurrent in-jokes, and just like that we were on the rollercoaster.
A lot of our time in Panglao was spent at Helmut’s Bar, eating gigantic burgers, playing pool, foosball and drinking games with ...
... as we arrived in the centre of pretty Valencia we were
befriended by a habal habal driver and arranged to pay 600Php for a
whole day in the area, first visiting the Red Rock waterfalls, then
Banica Valley for a walk in the forest.
was a bumpy ride to the falls, through roads and paths damaged by
recent flooding and the February earthquake. We passed by steaming
ground, caused by geothermal activity, smelling of sulphur, skidding
... a chant of "Simon... Simon... Simon..." to try and get him up there but Simon didn't bow to the pressure and before I knew it I was belting out "New York, New York" with some help on the chorus from my Philippino back-up singers. We left the remaining 6 songs in the hands of the kids and headed back to the boat for dinner, a couple of Red Horses and glorious versions of Dancing Queen and My Heart Will Go On carrying across the water.
... pack the rest of the stuff, on the bikes to drop them off, and to catch the ferry boat to Dumaguete.
As we set off my bike seems to be a bit on the wobbly side, but thinking it was probably the weight of me, Miss K , and our two backpacks, we kept going.
****!! Yup, we had a flat!! So here we are, its pitch dark, no one around,in the middle of nowhere, a dead bike, and we had 30 mins to catch the boat!