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Very clean, very friendly staff, very quiet and a short walk to the beach and shops.
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Hello my beautiful people, my trip to Bohol from Manila was an adventure! I was supposed to leave Monday. While waiting at my gate, I see an american airforce plane coming in which I thought was a bit odd, later I found out that Obama was here so all the planes were delayed but to add to that my plane was broken. Chaos! Everyone was speaking …
... more of a small park rather than the wild. The tarsiers are so tiny that itīs almost impossible to spot them; they are nearly smaller than a mouse. Fortunately there was staff there to point us out where they were actually sleeping. They are extremely weird-looking animals and we hadnīt seen anything like this before. As I mentioned earlier, itīs a mixture of a rat, koala, frog and alien…everything put together in a blender and voila…there you have a tarsier. Like the ...
... went up to Mama Mary ourselves and our driver and his wife put holy water on their heads, crossed themselves and then kissed Mary trough the glass panel. We did the same and then we went to look at all the other mama Mary's, which are dolls in glass cabinets down a long corridor. People were walking along touching each Mary and saying prayers. It was a bit weird but very interesting to see. We were then dropped off at the ferry port for the two hour ride to our next island destination, Bohol. ...
... stall, and bantered with a Philippino man who knew more about Canada than most Canadians. The cool part about many Philippine islands is that they are beaches at the water, but as soon as you move inland, they become lush, green, tropical jungles. Driving further inland, we once again got to experience this beauty. We got caught in heavy rain a few times. Luckily, so many people drive mopeds that there are roadside shelters that you can stop at to wait out ...
... my dad stopped snorkeling and climbed back on the boat (which tipped and swayed even more than it already did!) and asked me again and again if I was okay.
I couldn't answer so the boatman answered for me.
"Nasusuka po siya. Baka nanlamig ang tiyan."
To which my dad asked, "Ha? Saan ka sumuka? Kelan?"
I glared at him for not hearing properly and for insisting that I answer his question when the last thing in the world I wanted ...