Nuovo Hotel Michelangelo
Travel Blogs from Coron
... from the housing that overlooks our hotel window. Our hotel resort is in the midst of this strange town, with its shimmering swimming pool and modestly luxurious accommodations, but tomorrow we embark on a lengthy tour of the islands that are part of this area, and we will venture outside this little town into Coron's vast beauty. So keep tuned.
... the staff remembered us and also remembered the size Martin needed. They were so attentive and got a sale. We then went to the department store and the lady approached me with the last pair of glasses I had tried on a few days before, wow that's service. Now I know we do stand out a bit but really would this happen at home?
We also needed money so asked a lady where the ATM's were located, she told us there were none in the mall??? Really??? We walked round the corner ...
Since we are currently out of power and there is nothing I can do at the moment, let me share some interesting observations I have made about this country in the last 3 weeks: 1. Toilet paper is a luxury. Most public bathrooms don't have it. If you actually think about it, men don't wipe after peeing. They shake. Why do women wipe? It's not absolutely necessary. If paper is unavailable, well, ...
... people here. Just like the lagoon on the other side, this one also has high cliffs and clear water which fluxuates from hot to cold in waves. We swim around this magical, isolated lagoon, feeling blessed to be in such a fantastic place. It is worth hiring a boat just to visit this beautiful lagoon.
Our final stop is Smith Coral Garden. Here the water is so shallow that snorkelling over the majority of coral is impossible, due to the potential dangers ...
... the hot springs again so we could heat up but as suspected the weather quickly changed back to hot. We didn't want to take the bike back yet so instead we we went on the trail we had done on the mountain bike the other day to again see if we could find the secret pools. Riding on gravel was much easier with this bike but it was still hardly fun. We stopped at where we thought the path to the pools was and walked through the forest for a good 20min before deciding ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed