Frij rises from the dead and from the beautiful land of Bohol !!!
A sidetrip last May landed Frij on Bohol soil for the very first time, to Chocolate Hills
Frij together with officemate Jeff
left the Cebu office around 5:30Am to pick up Debbie and Michelle at the bus terminal who came all the way from Bacolod.Around 7:00Am
Pier 1, 8Am tickets sold out, next trip was due at 10. They will not wait and thus decided to move to Pier 4.
Pier 4, 7Am trip just left, next trip was due at 9Am. Who needs to think? So this was it, an hour wasted. Atleast breakfast could now be meticulously consumed.Cons : P600 ($12)Pros : First class seats; Two-way trip ticket (Cebu-Bohol-Cebu); Airconditioned; Watch a 3month old movie9:00Am
Ahoy Mates! Aboard Me Ship Ye Land Lubbers!
It was a 2 hour trip from the Port of Cebu to the Port of Tagbilaran, Bohol11:00Am - BOHOL
On with the tourCons : P2,500 ($50), whole day tour package irregardless of what time you arrivedPros : 10 seater van, excellent driver-tour guide in one12:00NoonFirst stop : The Loboc River Cruise on a floating restaurant. Pros : Gluttony - "Eat All You Can" for the 1 hour trip duration. Meal ranges from roast chicken, beef, pork, grilled fish and a variety of fruits Cons : P280 ($5.60); You only get one 12 oz cola bottle
At the end of the river, you'll find how Loboc kids train to become world class singers1:30PM
- Off to the town of Carmen to climb one of the Chocolate Hills, passing through steep winding roads that seem to came out of a WRC driver's dreams (or nightmare)
The Chocolate Hills! Up that 200+ steep steps
Cons : P10 (20c) entrance fee; steep narrow steps (Running up is not recommended)Pros : Great view4:30PM
Cons : Touching the gremlin is prohibitedPros : As long as you don't get caught5:00PMBaclayon Church
- One of the oldest churches in the Philippines
Off to Panglao Island for a night of swimming and fun
Panglao MorningCons : P18 (36c) bus fare from Tagbilaran city proper to Panglao; P2,000 ($40) Overnight Room for 2; P30 (60c) beerPros : The Cons
Frij and party left Panglao around 6:00AM the following morning to catch the 7:00AM ferry back to Cebu. He and Jeff had to drop by his bother-in-laws place back at the Mactan Air Base to fetch come things before checking in at the airport. Flight back to Manila was due at 12:00Noon.
This chick raised a leg....teaser. Too bad the dad was behind Frij
Me and my new Marikina shoes. Proudly Pinoy!
And that concludes another event in Frij's life...too busy to even update this blog of his.
Next stop...who knows