Life is what's happening while you're busy making other plans

29 septembre 2011

Sabang - Mindoro

Ooops... you get settled somewhere and then you just forget to update people! Thomas and I changed our plans yet again! After a few days in Sabang, we decided that we liked it here and we got the opportunity for Thomas to do his divemaster course, so... we decided to stay here for 4 weeks! We've rented a little bungalow by the beach and moved in. Since then, Thomas and I have been diving practically everyday. I did my advanced open water course, which allows me to dive up to 40 meters deep - though we generally dive to 30 meters... [Lire la suite]
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12 septembre 2011

First impressions of the Philippines

So far, so good! The immigration police was very friendly although they couldn't give us a visa of more than 21 days, they were able to tell us that there was an immigration office in the town where we were heading that could do this for us. We took a bus to Manila and then hopped right on to another one heading for Batangas. We were very impressed that the bus offered free wifi on board! (Which allowed us to send a quick message home to confirm that we had landed safely.) The trip wasn't over until we took a boat over to... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2011

Next destination... Philippines!

During our "rest" time in Lao we suddenly decided that it was just silly to go back to countries we had already been to in Asia and it was time to go on discovering. And so, we bought tickets for the Philippines! The flight we booked was leaving on the 11th of September from Kuala Lumpur which meant we had about 2 weeks to get to Malaysia. So we left Lao for Thailand. After a quick stop in Bangkok we kept heading south and stopped in Koh Tao. We spent a few days there to enjoy the beach and the sea. We arrived in Kuala Lumpur on the... [Lire la suite]
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