Travel Blogs from Dumaguete
... staring at him for ages! At one point I floated off on my own and turned around to see where Simon was only to come face to face with another turtle coming up for air! Of course no one believed me...but I know it happened haha! Time to move on to the next location so we all swam back to the boat but the current had become so strong that me and another girl struggled to fight it and embarrassingly had ropes thrown out to us for help. At least it ...
... the hold in the distance, with a bar, restaurant, pool table and comfy leather sofas. There isn't a great deal to do in Dumaguete so it was nice to have this area to chill out in. I met a really nice French/German couple and we rented a couple of bikes one day to explore a little and came across the waterfall in the photo. It ...
... with fan room and ensuite. The promenade fronting the sea is close by. Families were already out in tow, strolling or simply just enjoying the views out to Cebu and Siquijor in the distance. Some say Negros was named after the black sands at Dumaguete. I will take that with a grain of salt but the sands here are indeed black in colour. Or rather blackish.
Cause & Effect
What was going to happen to me in the next ...
... br> I quickly abandoned my usual in-transit activities of blog writing, reading and travel planning when we hired a private van to Bohol. Somebody pulled out a bottle of Tanduay – local rum so cheap that a double rum and coke costs less than a single (because the coke is more expensive than the rum!) – and initiated a game of “musical whisky” (kind of like musical chairs for big kids). When that ran out I revealed my stashed bottle of Boracay rum (just ...
the whole bus contributed a variety of place names before working out
where we wanted to go. Tom helpfully just sat and laughed,
occasionally contributing the wrong place name as well. Ah, well,
I'll just have to practice!
soon arrived at the market, to absolute chaos. The streets were lined
with stalls selling a diverse array of goods including pig's heads
and trotters, glistening fish, clothes, flip flops, batteries and