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Travel Blogs from Moalboal
Caught the bus to Moalboal at 10:30am for 107 peso and it took 3 hours, but unfortunately arrived to cloud and rain. The town of Moalboal on the main road is 4˝km away from Panagsama which is the main resort area for accommodation and diving centres (Pescador Island is the main draw). Am staying at Moalboal Backpacker Lodge across from the 'beach' which is only 275 peso for the dorm. Whilst travelling down on the bus i was musing on how i ...
... a few days later and they paid 350 so I wasn't ripped off as much as them lol Visited a huge cathedral in Cebu city and left 200 pesos lighter, no not confession, bloody pick pockets!!! Lesson learnt. 18th 19th 20th Jan: Jumped the bus and now in Moalboal south of Cebu, met a nice French couple on the bus so having a few days with them. Hired a motor bike yesterday and went to a place called white beach, I think it must have been named by Stevie Wonder !!! Had a good ...
The view along the drive way to Oslob was fabulous. Literally just the sky and the sea. Deep blue water. So calming. I can stim on that all day. (nb. stim means looking at it)
Arrived in Oslob 2 hours later. Got ourselves into swimsuits and got the snorkels and the camera ready. Horray!!! the sun came out!!
Went over to listen to the precautions and rules. Then on the boat ...
... that we weren't
alone. Lurking in the bathroom, on the wall just behind the toilet,
was the most enormous cockroach I have ever seen – around three
inches long and (even worse) with three inch long antennae –
ewwwwwwwww! Tom selfishly (!) refused to wake up despite my threats
to wee in the sink. I promise I didn't, Mum.
week until we start the walk. We're feeling a real mixture of
excitement, nerves ...
... is the traveller culture in many of these countries. I know from seeing Europe and Charlotte knows from travelling that meeting people is often tied into the quality of hostel. For the most part SEA does not do hostels in the same way. We have seen so few places that offer what alot of the rest of the world do. Last time we travelled, finding a hostel which had its own: tours, kitchen, bar, club, social area etc, was commonplace. Here it isn't, the Philippines perhaps ...