Private Garden Beach & Scuba Diving Resort
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... Dive Centre. They've been in business for 25 years and were among the diving pioneers. It is a well run professional operation but I found them to be very expensive compared with what I've been paying elsewhere on this trip. I found them to be a little too corporate and to oversell the dive sites. The dive masters seem to be required to end each briefing with the slogan, "dive with a smile". On my birthday I made ...
... we had 3 options:
- Whale shark watching (staying in the boat): PHP 500 per person
- Swimming with whale sharks: PHP 1,000 per person
- Diving with whale sharks: PHP 1,500 per person
... specialising in sex by the hour is sleazy.
I shake my head in the back of the tricycle and grimace. It seems I'm kinda committed now. Anyway, I say to myself, it will make a good story for the blog (yes, readers, you are in fact partially to blame).
So, with Karen's arm looped in mine, we go to a hotel.
A darkened hotel.
With no name.
In a quiet area off the main road.
And large garage doors at every room blocking the door ...
... I got talking to a really nice English guy called Joe. We had a couple of beers and spoke about our travels. The hostel bar closed around 10.30pm. We both wanted to go out to a couple of bars but decided we would go out the following night instead. The following morning I woke up with a really bad sore throat. I was in bed until midday because I was in a lot of pain. I didn't sleep that much that night because of the pain. Eventually I got up and headed to the ...
... up every single street, picking up strays randomly plopped along the road.
If you want to get off, you tell the driver or tap the roof a few times. If someone gets off and where you want to get off is 5 meters up the road, you don't get off and walk- the bus drives you 5 more meters, stops again, then you get off.
People also send stuff on the bus, so sometimes the bus stops to deliver assorted produce or even mail? On ...