Kookaburra Travel Lodge
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... funny, yet depressing anecdote. Wherever I travel locals like to play the age game (I hate this game). They try to guess your age and usually they're pretty close to guessing my age. But one man, while waiting for the street to be unblocked, asked me if I was traveling with my family. I said no, I'm traveling alone. He then looked confused and asked, "But aren't those your daughters?" He was pointing to two of ...
... to be on foot! We check in to our Ezy Stay Hotel and meet the owner Ray, who is a very welcoming guy who has lived in Australia for many years before opening this place a few months back. He advises us on the underground river tour, which is something we had looked at doing anyway and at this late hour still manages to get us a place (of 1200 ...
... of a strong ****. Like El Nido, Coron is surrounded by smaller beautiful uninhibited islands and again we done a day trip out to the islands visiting beaches, lagoons and snorkelling which was another fantastic day out. Still looking to hunt out somewhere really remote we decided to head out to some beach huts I had read about on a remote beach on the other side of the island. To get there meant taking a 3-4 hour local bus, or so we were told. It's fair to say that ...
After picking up our visa, feeling glad to get our passports back we headed to the airport to get our flight to the Philippines. In my head the Philippines is such an exotic location, so I feel very lucky to be getting to go there. The flight takes no time at all and we are soon at Clark airport, as we were landing in the middle of the night we decided to prebook a taxi to take us to Manila airport for our next flight. At first it was a bit worrying, we couldn't see anyone ...
... for a decent
price. After a bit of an unorganized check, in we all settled in to some very
nice rooms. The day was quite uneventful but we managed to find a great stilted
restaurant above the water on a bay close by. We arrived at nearly the perfect
time to have a couple casual drinks before a very nice sunset. Our meals were
delicious, the French onion soup is supposed to be a Filipino specialty so we
all had to try some. ...