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The sun rose and provided us with enough light to resume reading, and by 10am we were climbing off the bus in Legazpi, the 400km journey having taken 14 hours. From here we hopped onto another jeepney before walking the last stint to Mayon backpackers'. We were, of course, in just the right mood to be told our room was double-booked.
Knowing that we wouldn't be able to sleep without air-con (it was now 37°C and over 65% humidity), and in no state ...
We began our morning at 2am at the cathedral for a mass and blessing of our lady of Penafrancia an icon that usually rests at Bart's family home but is used for the procession. After mass was over it women pushed their way in to hold a part of the statue - for good health or whatever other prayers they may have. At that point I decided not to partake in ...
... Her place was beautiful we spent most of the day several hours in the pool as well as rest time for lunch. We ate pesto pasta with fresh herbs from her garden and collected passion fruit from her trees to eat mmm! In the evening we went to Sharpey's a pizza restaurant where I had my first salad since we arrived - it was AMAZING!! The pizza was pretty yummy as well. Then we returned home for home made mango and ube (purple yam) ice cream : ...
... out beautifully each time. Then I decided to return to knee boarding and view the scenery on the course. It is a man made lake with sand and coconut trees surrounding the area with huts on the beach for massages. There were many jumps on the course that I steered clear of mum not to worry and finished up in one piece. Later I tried my first San Miguel beer apparently the women drink light - I learned this when the ...
... a small Cornetti looking roll which is soft and topped with raw sugar - I was in heaven. Then we pulled up to the market. The different varieties of sea food was incredible it is also equally nice that in the Philippines their second language is English so i actually knew what was going on. I took many pictures and absorbed all the fish and algae I'd never seen before. As well as fresh shrimp paste from a bucket ha. We picked up our fish for the day and made our way to the fresh produce ...