La Veranda Beach Resort & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Panglao
... sun from shining! We have had rain, winds and cloudy skies for almost two weeks now. The only good thing is that the temperatures are still high, however when it's raining and windy, it prevents you from doing a lot of things.
This weather system seems to be everywhere we are, or where we are planning to be. We are hoping that it will only last a few more days, although nobody can say for sure.
After we lost ...
... was a little depleted, feeling that a kayak trip with a sandwich would have been absolutely ideal for the situation...quiet, beautiful views and no Ronan Keating!! Disappointed and still a little hungry, we jumped in the car quite quickly and got out of there to our next and final visit which, thankfully, turned out to be really rather splendid... a butterfly sanctuary.
We had joked a couple of times that there are quite a few dotted around the Philippines and ...
... made his home in Chiang Mai!
I am spending room-time catching up with correspondence, writing this blog, sorting photographs and reading of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Ivy has been spending most of her time reading on-line about Australia's medical requirements for visa applicants. She was told by the physicians at St Luke's Hospital that her Xrays showed scars on her lungs that were indicative of active or inert TB. That is a threat to her ...
... at our hotel, then playing in the swimming pool with the babies. The pool is always nice and warm since it's hot here day and night. it's also like having our own private pool since no one else is staying here!
Before lunch we normally head to the beach and make ourselves at home at Halla and Simons diveshop. It's a nice shady spot right on the beach that serves great food and cold ...
... to tell you the truth but never mind. I guess that if we actually did see our finned friends then all hell would break loose with all the boats that were out, and would probably feel sorry for them!
Next we stopped off at a small island, and after a while, the sun did come out to play.
So it was masks on, snorkels in, look out fishies, here we come!
I must say, it was really cool. We paddled out by boat to the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet