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November 14th, 2007 – by: AdsAims
So we arrived on Sangat Island on Wednesday 14th initially for 2 nights. Sangat is about 30mins by boat from Coron town and the resort is the only one on the island.
There are only 10 huts there (all right on the beach) and all meals (included in the rates) are served in the restaurant at set times each day. This was a really nice way of getting to know the other guests and staff! On our first night we were introduced to the King of Sangat (english bloke called Andy) who was rather tipsy having spent all day on his brand new yaght sipping wine. We also met the diving instructor (German bloke called Jojo) who convinced us to do the PADI course! We ended up staying in this lovely little villa which its own private beach for another 4 nights!! It was amazing! and quite isolated from the rest of the resort - you could only get to it along a wooden walkway attached to the cliffs.
On our last dive we went to one called the Olympia and were able to actually swim inside it! It was really scary at first (although not as scary as being attacked by MONKEYS on the wooden walkway last week!) swimming into this big dark hole but once we were inside we could see clearly enough. The whole ship was covered in coral and there were loads of amazing fish.
On Tuesday we said goodbye to our little paradise and to all the wonderful people we met over there (including the staff who were great - can't believe how nice the food was every single day) and set off back to Coron Town on the smallest boat ever! We got soaked on our way back as it was raining too! At least the sea water drenching us was warm!
We booked ourselves into a place called Seadive resort right in Coron town for one night as our flight to Manila was at 8am the next morning.
.. or so we thought! We got to the airport and waited for our plane but it never arrived! the weather was so bad that it couldn't land as the runway was waterlogged so we have been told to come back tomorrow at the same time! So here we are back in Coron town tonight! Wish us luck for tomorrow!!!!
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