Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Secret Paradise Resort & Turtle Sanctuary Port Barton
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... sunset. While at the beach, we noticed several squirrels jumping at the trees. It’s my first time to see squirrels roaming freely in their natural habitat. It’s like being in a town inside a jungle. Amazing!
When we came back to the resort at 6PM, the lights are already on and dinner is served. We had si****ng na salmon, grilled squid and buttered shrimps. Everything is juicy ...
... been had. That tour agent is long asleep at home, we are on a boat with no one we can communicate with, and we are traveling in a foreign country. You better leave room in your luggage for a whole lot of sense of humor, and patience, , because you're going to need a lot of it traveling in Asia.
Our travel partners for our boat adventure were great. A couple , traveling with their 13 year old son . Europeans love southeast asia, and they are great , patient ...
... to be released back into the ocean.
At dinner I strangely met a guy from Red Deer! And another Canadian who is teaching in Taiwan and has gotten me thinking about maybe teaching in Taiwan? Although that's still a long ways away. We sat up and chatted with a British guy here for a wedding (whom I'd actually spent the night before chatting with), and a Dutch guy, DJ, who is working ...
... we were off to Port Barton.
The bus was crammed. People standing and sitting in the aisles, seats designed for bums way smaller than our European/Canadian ones, luggage goods and even more people sitting on the roof. A man came on and prayed, which was lovely, but the passed around donation envelopes and glared at you if you tried to turn one down.
The 4-5 hour ride was beautiful, open air windows ...
... road with no idea how to get there (as a solo traveller I would have hated this, but it's not as big of a deal or as scary when you're travelling with a group). We could have waited a very long time for a bus, but some locals saw us and called one of their friends with a van. After an hour of waiting, the van arrived and we and our backpacks were squeezed in with about five other locals and all of ...