Sta. Monica Beach Club
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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- High-speed internet in room
- Outdoor pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... Harold's Mansion and discovering ten peso trike rides and 5 peso baked goods. I was there because I had heard that the diving was the best in the Philippines what I hadn't heard was that Apo Island was extensively dynamite fished and badly affected in last years typhoon. The diving, which would have been ***** regardless was made worse by the fact that I was limited to swimming around and around the bottom of the boat a few meters below ...
... and I'm right. Over the next 30 minutes we pick and sometimes drop off passengers until we are full. I have my backpack between my legs and my suitcase next to me. Across from me is a pregnant girl, next to her a young mother and child. At the front and the second to board is a woman who I thought was a man. She is wearing a loose t-shirt and has short hair and jeans.
When passengers want to get off, they tap on the ceiling of the van, usually with the coins they are ...
... there was some pretty amazing road rash on Siquijor this weekend. We did NOT do any skating, but we did rent a motorbike and ride all the way around the island--about 80 kilometers. It is kind of a sleepy-feeling island and it was cool to be out and about at our own speed. We stopped at a Shell "Museum" (more like a shell store) with a very nice proprietor who we talked politics and climate change with for a little while; a picnic and beach spot that ...
... br> 465 pesos (155 pesos adult/77.50 pesos child @ $3.50 /$1.75) : Bus Fare to Oslob
1500 pesos @ $33 : Accommodation
3300 pesos for 2 adults and 3 kids @$75 : Swim with the sharks
500 pesos @ $11: motor bike tour to Tumalog Falls and back to resort for 5 people
750 pesos @ $16 : Food a seafood dinner for a family of 5
Total: 6715 pesos @ $151 for a family of 5 which includes accommodation, transfer from the airport, food, and activity.
... are few if any restaurants - if one wants food there is a group of kiosks along the beach. Even the resorts themselves are small - most of the tourists bus in for the day only from Cebu city and then bus back home. Hence, we were advised to get up early, around 6AM, and hit the water before the crowds made it down from Cebu city.
We got up early on the morning of the 20th and staggered across the street to sign up for our swim. ...