From the port where our Loboc River Cruise ended, our driver brought us to the Tarsier Visitors Center in Sikatuna where we were able to see the Bohol tarsiers up close. A donation of Php 20 is requested from each visitor but giving more than that is encouraged.
Going Up My Little One?
The place was set up to be as close as the tarsiers’ natural habitat in the forest. To prevent stress, caretakers prohibit visitors from touching them and from using the flash when shooting pictures. We were told that if handled the wrong way they would suffer so much pain that they are known to commit suicide to stop their suffering. Continue reading
The Loboc River Cruise was part of our day tour around Bohol.
Bohol Loboc River Tour
Basically, what happens in the cruise is that for one hour, you’ll be riding on a boat and going around the Loboc River. Oh, and it comes with a buffet. The buffet costs 300php and there’s an entrance fee of 100php.
It was lunchtime and our boat was filled to its maximum capacity. Each table in the floating restaurant accommodate 10 people so 4 other passengers shared a table with me and my family. Once the buffet table was filled, people were asked to line up in batches.
A Feast for My Family
As the boat takes off, the buffet begins. On the middle table all kinds of Philippine delicacies are presented, and while eating, you can enjoy the lush green landscape slowly sliding along your table. Continue reading