Dumaguete – 12/01/07

Morning at Kookoos Nest Beach Resort. 

My Ever Reliable Water Heater
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In a place like Kookoos Nest, where it is very tranquil, I need some sounds to keep me oriented. That’s where my handy battery-operated AM/FM radio comes very handy. [No pix]

The Common Toilet Door at Kookoos Nest! There’s no one around really. So who cares, if someone see my naked body! 🙂
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Breakfast in my room at Kookoos Nest
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Morning Snorkeling at Kookoos Nest Beach – It was here I saw a seasnake for the first time. I was snorkeling on a very shallow and stony water, when I suddenly spotted a seasnake. I thought it was just a small long fish. Upon realizing it was a seasnake, I stood up and tried to run. But it was hard to run in the waters, so I dove back down to the waters. And that’s when I hit the stones – ouch! I forgot that I am in the shallow waters, hehe. Good thing there was only one local boatman around. I think he did not saw my crazy act, haha! I tried to track the striped seasnake the second time, and I was able to see it. I was not able to get a good picture because I was scared to go near it. 🙂
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Going to Antulang Beach Resort
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Sightseeing at Antulang Beach Resort – P200, consumable

The Entrance Gate
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The Standard Cabana (good for 2) P900
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The Deluxe Cabana (good for 3) P1,250
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The Presidential Suite P4,350
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The Executive Suite P5,140
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The Beach Side
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The Infinity Pool Area
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The Pool Villa P12,500
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Dive Sites of Antulang Peninsula
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The Reception Office
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The Videoke Bar
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The Dining Hall
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The P200 Lomi – My lunch!
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The Realization: Antulang Beach Resort has a fabulous sea cliff view, but I think I can get to see this without paying a high price. Antulang Beach Resort is a typical luxury resort uniquely placed in a sea cliff of Antulang Peninsula. There are other better luxury resorts in Greater Manila Area. That’s my catch!

Tambobo Bay and Antulang Peninsula Road Trip
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The Way to Tambobo Town – I wanted to visit this town. Before the trip, I was imagining a paved road – but I was wrong. I didn’t pursue of going there when I saw the rough road. Maybe some other time. I think the Tambobo town is a better alternative beach place around the area. The access to a town means cheap food and lodging. The Kookoos Nest beach can be swam easily I think – that near!. But if you take a simple small boat, the cheapest fare would be P20 only!
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Going back to Dumaguete City I stopped over Dauin Beach
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At Dumaguete City

Sans Rival snack P50
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Harold’s Mansion Dorm Room P275 – Lucky me! I was alone in the room. Take note: It has fan and aircon unit.
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Harold’s Mansion and surroundings
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Dinner at St. Theresa’s P50 [no pix]

Rizal Boulevard At Night
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The Tempurahan Strip At night
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The Tempura P4/pc
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I met a Pinoy Solo Traveler – A VT Member!
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The Nurses Station at Bethel Hotel?
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Top View from Bethel Hotel at night
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One of the Parking Boys in Dumaguete City
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Overnight at Harold’s Mansion [no pix]

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4 responses to “Dumaguete – 12/01/07

  1. hi! is it really P275 at harold’s mansion? wow! i’m planning to go to dumaguete alone. do you think it’s a safe place for a solo woman traveler? thanks!

  2. hey Kei Tan…

    Where you able to visit Dumaguete already? How was it?

    I’m planning to go there this Mid/Late-June.

    I’m also traveling alone..

  3. I also plan to travel alone in dumaguete. i am also wondering if it’s safe for a woman to travel the place alone. how much was your total trip cost?

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