Turtle Bay Dive Resort
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Safe and sound and warm. All is well and students will be splashing down this afternoon. We received a warm welcome from our hosts and turtlebay. The internet is a bit slow so we are having trouble uploading pictures. Three students have go pro cameras so we should have some great footage at the ...
... both the sharks safety and ours. We were not in any circumstance allowed to touch the whale sharks. Talking to them is allowed.. What we didn't know at the time was that the sharks skin consists of a layer of fine barbs that touched or brushed in the direction of the tail is smooth. However, touched or brushed the other way would be an extremely painful experience as the barbs would lift up and cut into your skin - nasty! We motored out on our Banta ...
16th 17th Jan: Back in Cebu city after a hair raising boat trip back to the main land, weather took a turn for the worse so the sea was very choppy and these boats aren't the best in good weather. They rip you off as well because a lot of small boats won't sail when the sea is a bit choppy they just up the price, its take it or leave it, normally 80 increased to 200, I had the same happen to me when leaving the island 3 years ago. I met up with an English couple I met on ...
... His wife also came with us. Apparently she has never been there before too!! Sebastian is originally from France. I could tell from his accent. He has been to many places all over the world and he has seen the aurora three times already!! I wish I can do that someday.
On our way there it was drizzling. Pray oh pray the sun comes out soon. "Sun oh sun, please don't hide!! Come play with us!!" I did my secret praying ...
... rest of the dive spots!" -Jimmy
"I was worried about breathing underwater, but actually I was able to stay down. It was a cool experience to stay underwater for a long time and breathe, even though it was just in the pool. Soon we'll get to go down and check out some fishes" - Daniela
"Trust your instincts. The lower you go the higher you are." - Jonathan Chan
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool