Today we were all up early and it was time to pack up and make our long way back to Cebu. We packed the campsite up and then caught taxis into the town and to the ferry port. We waited a few hours for our ferry to come and at about 10am we were off to Dumaguete. From Dumaguete we caught another ferry to mainland Cebu before jumping on a bus for what would be one of the longest and most uncomfortable bus rides of my life. 5 hours cram packed on a tiny bus with no ...
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Today was a day to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. We spent most of the day lying on the beach, snorkeling, eating and drinking. At about 11am the first of the rum came out and it was on again. A couple of the group went to town and brought pork, vegetables and so forth. We cooked up a huge feed and once again just enjoyed the settings. Once again I drank too much and I believe I passed out at around 3pm and that was my day gone again.
Today we had hired a jeepney and were doing a tour of the island. First stop was the Healing Festival - quite an interesting gathering of various hippies, sorceres and witches. We hung around a little while ate some traditional Filipino food and then headed off to our next stop The Waterfalls. The waterfalls were amazing and there was a nice little ledge to jump from. The other Couchsurfers are turning out to be a great bunch of people to hang out with. We stopp...
Today I was up early and off to meet Kim and the other Couchsurfers at Catacugena. Two trikes, a bunch of small towns and about 80 cents later I arrived at the marine sanctuary. Unfortunately I was dropped at the wrong place and spent two hours wondering around the jungle lost. Luckily a little old Filipino lady came to my rescue and walked me to the other side of the island where everyone was waiting. Welcome drinks were poured down my throat and next thing I kn...