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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Palwa Dumaguete
Before moving into my apartment in Bacolad I spent a few nights at the Hotel Palwa downtown. What a nice place for the economical price of $21 a night. The room was old but cozy. Shopping, sightseeing, immigration, the waterfront, and many places to eat were just a short walk away!!
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... a few as I get a tricycle to my hotel, near the southern end of the Boulevard. I get lucky with a room on the 6th floor and a balcony overlooking the ocean. The hotel appears to be the tallest building in town.
I wander around the town, which has a few busy roads crowded mostly with tricycles, though motorbikes are popular too. There don't appear to be traffic lights anywhere here, which makes the busy intersections interesting to watch.
That night I eat at ...
... rooms available so we was sorted. Coral cay turned out to be a complete steal for only £13 a night with a swimming pool, a gym, a nice garden area, pool table and a great beach bar/restaurant which did some great food. By the time we arrived the tide was out and the sun was setting so we had a few drinks and bite to eat in the bar and watched the incredible sun set which reflected the sky on the still water to almost look as though there ...
... to get back on the bus to Cebu. We left around 11am and caught the bus right outside our guesthouse. It wasn't long until Aline needed the toilet again. I was winding her up by saying we still had four hours to go even though we were about an hour away. She didn't seem happy. In Cebu we checked into our hostel which was called Cebu guesthouse. It was very basic but suited us fine. We headed to the SM mall so that I could transfer all my pictures onto her memory card and ...
... it was a small white room, one side totally open to the street, with a few plastic chairs and tables in it.
When we got there there was only 2 patrons- a local man in his late 40s and a crazy lady who was wearing strips of fabric tied in bows all down her arms and legs, and would stare me in the eyes and angrily talk gibberish to me.
Videoke was a lot of fun! You put ...
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Hello from SE Asia! We spent a wonderful weekend in Singapore with a great host (Thanks again Arran :) which included celebrating the Chinese new year fireworks in China town, heading up to the top of Marina Bay Sands where they have a night club with an amazing view on the 57th floor, a Singapore sling at Raffles and the big red bus tour!
Our next stop was the Philippines. Thankfully we changed our midnight flight (which would have ...