Now here comes the promised continuation. We booked for Tour B and C, which has the maybe more difficult passages and has about 5-6 islands. However, sometimes there are unforeseen circumstances like big waves so we forego some and got some near ones included in Tour A. We didn't bother to be fixed, as long as we are going to islands.
This is smaller than our boat, however excitement didn't remind me to take a photo of our own boat! That can be understandable and forgiven, huh!
The cliffs on this island are so vertical and high. The birds or swallows reside on those cliffs and make nests on the limestone holes. The nests are gathered to make the birds' nest soup! Have you tasted that soup? Gatherers risk their lives climbing those cliffs for the much sought birds nest, much appropriately called Nido Soup. Ah that can probably give them the Intellectual Property Rights for Geographic Indication. I should maybe ask the IPO if that is possible.
Islands have their individual characteristics. This island has a wider beach to explore, so we also did the almost mandatory jumpshot. I can still jump, can't you see. I am the one with the hat and the lifevest. Only one guy was with us. Who says weight prevents anyone from doing the jumpshot!
In one of the islands we did this also almost mandatory swimming and snorkelling. There are corals and fishes that we found below which are also interesting.
This Big Lagoon looks mysterious at the entrance. It also reminds me of my just recent experience to the Milford Sound Cruise in Queenstown, New Zealand. It is just that travelling this one is narrow and short compared to Milford Sound. The greenish-blue or turquoise water reveals it is not very deep. All of us kept on clicking our cameras, cell phones, and whatever we have. It is a different world, one word that describes it is "awesome".
This is our group minus the 5 including me, who are at my back taking photos.
This time i will be promising again for the next post. I hope you will not be waiting that long as the first one. Enjoy your travels too!