Princesa Bulakna Resort
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... a private tour of the island. Unfortunately, I lost his contact information. Charlie had a jeepney that was able to accommodate 8 passengers comfortably. The reason we decided to take a tour of the island before going to our hotel was because it saved us time and money. I negotiated an island tour with free drop off to our hotel for 1900 pesos. I'm not sure if that was good negotiating but for $40 for 8 people, I figured it would do.
... for native birds, wildlife and a firefly sanctuary...I bloody love fireflies! We had rung ahead as we wanted to ensure our room for two nights, however when we arrived there were no other guests, and it remained this way for the following 48 hours! No-one else was there apart from the two ladies running the resort and tending to the beautiful gardens, and they had done an amazing job! The grounds were filled with flowers of all shapes and sizes, colours and patterns that ...
... spikes and porcupines. Some have jelly-like tentacles that allow small fish to seek refuge. Some look like a round Ritz cracker with round shape and edges all around it. These creatures/life are just crazy looking!!! I can focus on one coral and get fixated on it for hours studying its features. I also saw a huge turtle that must have been the biggest turtle I had seen so far. You just can never get tired of seeing turtles. They are ...
I met up with my Mom at Harold's Mansion in Dumaguete. There is not much to write about Dumaguete. It is pretty much a city where people stay to get to Siquijor or Apo Island. There is no beaches here. There is a mall and a lot of restaurants, which is good. It’s been nearly 4 months since I have seen her. This is her first trip to the Philippines. I arrived very late at night and she arrived about 1 PM and took a nap ...
... the edge of the hilltop where a lighthouse stood, along
with an irrigation system and a small plot of vegetables. An old man
stood watching as we photographed the view and tried to find a way
to continue the walk across the island, his only response to our
friendly greetings, “Is that your husband?”. Nearby his crinkly
faced wife nursed a goat kid like a baby.
no obvious paths leading down from the hilltop we headed back to ...
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