Sun Xi Mountain Retreat
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... ourselves, a 40min drive each way. A short walk through a forest brought us into a massive tiered waterfall where you could swim and raft in the pools. We were quickly becoming aware of how nice the Filipinos are. They are completely bemused with us but in no way threatening, most go out of their way to get to know us or help us if needed.
Ben did some snorkeling and got to swim with a few turtles but as the conditions were quite rough I left it to him. Each night we ate ...
... so it is advisable to bring an umbrella or a cap for protection and a bottle of mineral water for hydration.
True enough, I did not find a long queue that afternoon. I had a relaxed moment in climbing up the steps or stairs going to the topmost part of the shrine. It was enchanting. One could feel the serenity and the sacredness of the place. I visited first the chapel where holy masses are celebrated everyday. At the top of ...
... basement shop we sniff out, surprisingly it is full of clothes from Tesco! Anna also gets a top from forever21. It is a size XL!?! We put the strange size down to Filipino women being generally very small. We head back to the hotel with our bag of bargains and settle down for a bit more Will Smith. Its been a nice day, a return to normallity in some ways and one we needed greatly. Tommorow is going to be a step far outside the norm though, because tomorrow we swim with sharks.
... on the streets in the markets really was special, I finally felt as if I was really in Asia. Busy streets with bikes, trikes and people walking every which way, people shouting trying to sell there goods, it was total chaos and it was awesome. The meat and fish market really took it to the next level, talapia flopping around on tables, live shrimp being splashed with salt water and kicking around, giant tuna heads on display, several types of seaweed for sale. ...
... was able to capture some up-close and personal shots with the Whale Shark. Hopefully you can get some insights from what I have encountered, and have you ready for any unforeseen events.
But once you are underwater with them, don't be scared, relax cause they won't bite..and most of all, ENJOY!
Til the next Island Girl adventure!