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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 …
... beachside restaurants.
We had a swim and a snorkel right off. There is not a huge amount to see, but there were a couple of good coral chunks a bit offshore that had a few very pretty tropical fish around them.
In the evening we headed back to the beach for dinner... Pat had fresh lobster, I had stuffed fried squid. Nice! There were a couple of very good singers at our restaurant, young guys singing and guitar from such as Johnny Cash, john Denver, Beatles, Neil ...
... even saw sea turtles really close up.
After 4 days of school, Steph passed her diving exam with flying colours (despite getting 3 questions wrong in the exam), so we spent our last day doing the touristy sights around Bohol. First we went to a tarsier sanctuary. A tarsier is a teeny tiny little monkey with massive eyes and creepy E.T fingers. They are so cute and sleep most of the day. Steph wanted to take one home with ...
... apparently, but in perfect harmony and catchily syncopated. If he had been engaged in New York, he could have bought his pad overlooking Central Park. Here, I guess, he made do with 200 pesos or so a night.
I ruminated a little on peoples' abilities, opportunities, fame, fortune and musical appreciation and concluded that much as I do want to make it to Wagner's Bayreuth and the New York's Kennedy Centre while I can still ...
... a koala, but it is actually the size of ones hand. These creatures can jump up to 15 feet and have pretty cool characteristics like they can rotate their head 180 degrees and rotate their ears to the sound. They are very cool animals. I’ve never seen one before. The second stop was the chocolate hills, which are also quite famous especially in Philippines. They are in the center of the island and also quite a tourist draw. They ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBillabong Hotel Panglao
Very clean, very friendly staff, very quiet and a short walk to the beach and shops.
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