I had met one local girl through couchsurfing and we together went for whale watching. We started around 5.40Am and were done by 7Am. I have no words to describe my feelings. This lasts for 30 minutes. After this i headed out for famous falls called Tumalog falls but unfortunately it was closed that day.
It was the best day of my life. I had booked canyoneering through my hostel for 1250 pesos which included hotel pick up and guided canyoneering and lunch. it will take another blog to explain this but in short after trekking for 45 mins you are taken to 5th level of the waterfall and you reach the 1st level of waterfall after swimming, cliff jumping,trekking. You do not need to know swimming for this and anyone can do this. it has jumps from 4 metres to 12 metres . This was the most amazing part of my Philippines travel and overall it lasted for 6 hours.
With initial plan of riding bike and covering other waterfalls and beaches on the island we decided to skip and just do snorkeling and drink beach side in chili bar. It was a relaxing day. Saw sardines and swam with turtles. In the evening met 3 spanish girls and headed out to catch beautiful sunset on white sand beach.Met other travelers from central america & UK. had dinner & drinks at our hostel and we had some amzing converstation from 8PM till 2AM. Finally decided to say good bye to everyone.
We were greeted by Angela at The Blue Orchid Resort and she started the orientation for the day. We chatted a lot about our travels and she also showed me around the beautiful resort. The best part though was the honeymoon suite, which has all the amenities you can think of and the amazing view-deck from the top, where we saw the entire coastline of Moalboal. That was indeed the showstopper. They charge only 9400 PHP for it, which is a great deal looking at what you're getting in return. We also spoke to Steven (Angel's husband) and they are a Brit-Scottish couple respectively. We also met Julie (she takes care of marketing for the resort) and she is a Brit as well. They were so amiable and hospitable throughout our stay, that we couldn't ask for more. Samson (a lab who recently passed away) and Esmerelda (The Rufous Hornbill) were our playmates all day. They were so adorable.P.S. - The Wild Orchid Resort is WIP. It would be open to the public probably by next year. Richard is looking after it and it is worth a visit travelers.