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Travel Blogs from Siquijor
Harold's let us keep the room until 1pm when we had to head off to the ferry to Siquijor Island which was very nice. We hailed a Tricycle for the short trip to the ferry. We were relieved we had booked the ticket the night before as the ferry was full to bursting. It was a relatively smooth ride with just a bit of chop n rock n roll in the middle.< …
... homes. The other people live in nipa huts - sometimes put together with what seems like twigs!! They seem very dark - probably because there is no electricity and no windows as we in the first world know. The concrete ones will definitely withstand the storms that can occur in the Philippines, the nipa huts may not fare so well.
6. The women appear to work harder than the men. When you drive around, you will ...
... began! The usual mob of taxis/tricycles/men with mopeds met us at the pier and we were befriended by Dennis- island guide/bike rentals/anything else you need for a price. Again even though a few guys were wanting business they were all polite and helpful, such a nice change from Vietnam. Much to the crowds amusement we proved that you can indeed get two white folk + bags on a moped and set off around the one main road which runs around the coast.
... It's a short stretch of sand in a cove, no one around but one guy with a wonky eye and loads of picture friendly rowboats. It would have been easy just to put our bags down and stay here all day. We went in the sea briefly which is filled with jellyfish.
Back on the bike and next we were the lookout for an old tree, a convent and near these a waterfall. After a while of driving we came to what looked like an old tree, Charlotte insisted I stopped ...
... br> ridden on - 0 (bet you liked that one Mum)
falls – 1 (guess who!)
of flip flops broken – 3 (Louise)
bites - 20
Fly Bites - 10
Bites - 8
Bites - 3
bites – 0 (phew!)
– swimming with whale sharks, snorkelling with turtles, seeing baby
turtles reach the sea for the first time, being called beautiful ten
times a day (!), the ...