Jf Obdulia'S Business Inn
TravelPod Member ReviewsJf Obdulia'S Business Inn Dumaguete
hot water showers, affordable, clean - food's not great, and the advertised rates differ from actual rates, but decent stay there, very cool
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... for half and hour before going back to the boat and going to the next stop round the corner. The waves were quite big here and the sea was dark blue so I was a bit dubious of jumping in the water.. Blue means the sea is deep and I don't like it! But I won't let anything stop me doing what I want to do so I jumped in and swam 50 meters to the coral, keeping my head above water so I couldn't see what was beneath me. Again there was hundreds of fish here and walls of coral rather ...
... dive in the Luca Sanctuary right beside the resort, which they had assured me was fantastic. Not so much. It consisted of a few sunken boats and reef balls creating some habitat and a lot of sandy bottom mostly devoid of life. They charged a fortune for this privilege and seemed genuinely disappointed that I was underwhelmed. Yesterday we took the long boat trip to Apo Island and it was as good as its ...
... other side where the divers go to. The other divers we saw we’re at the same spots as us, so we’re not so convinced. At the last site the divers look so bored they are blowing air ‘smoke rings’ with their bubbles.
Back across the water and into town we plonk ourselves at Coco Amigos, a regular haunt of the dodgy expat. Suits me fine, though the service is typically Filipino and it takes nearly 15 minutes just to get a beer. We note one bogan looking come ...
... locks on the outside.
The rooms are surprisingly clean, with a large bed, shower and toilet. This is new place, Karen says.
I think she's been here before.
We ask the tricycle guy to return in one hour.
[interlude with ****** muzak]
Yes Mum, I practiced safe sex.
It wasn't romantic. It wasn't sexy. It wasn't any kind of good experience.
It felt stupid and sordid and sleazy and wrong and wrong and wrong and wrong.
... turns out that on the Islands, if you only want a meter then you won't be getting a taxi.. so we've had some fun haggling!
We made it to the hotel safe and sound and the next morning we caught a ferry (we've officially lost count now) over to the island of Bohol, with our destination, Alona Beach. The hotel was set back from the beach so to get down there it involved a slightly questionable concrete path which at night was pitch black, so ...