We arrived in Bacolod at around 8:00 AM and Anne was waiting for us (Janet, JM, Mamu Chelle, Ms. Aileen, Jomar, and I) with a van. We checked in at Avenue Suites dropped our bags and changed to our swim wear. We're headed to Carbin Reef - a white sandbar in the middle of the Visayan Sea.
Before heading there, we had breakfast at El Ideal. Jomar had corned beef and I had Pud-Pud na Chorizo Recado. It was yummy but I was so wary of eating everything because of my tummy. I am just glad that Jomar was there.
|Jomar's Corned Beef and My Chorizo Recado|
After a one hour and a half in the van and stopping over to get our awesome lunch, we (Anne, Janet, Ms. Aileen, Ros & Raffy, Mamu Chelle, JM, Soccy (Anne's best friend), Jomar and I) arrived at the Carbin Reef. It was relaxing and beautiful. I actually was sleeping on the sand and decided to swim when I felt better. We left the sandbar a little after 4:00 PM and took a bath at the hotel two hours later.
|Panorama Shot - Carbin Reef|
We had so much fun! We had dinner in the original Bob's Restaurant then Calea for desserts. My tummy is still acting up and I am tired so we decided to sleep in early.
|Bob's Restaurant food and Cake Slice from Calea|
The following morning (Monday) and after 8 hours of sleep, I feel so refreshed and better. My appetite is back! We had breakfast in Pancake House (free breakfast c/o the hotel) and went straight to Sugarland Hotel - the venue of DevFest BCD.
|Breakfast from Pancake House|
It was amazing! To think Anne only had two weeks or so to organize the whole thing, it was great. The developers and non-developers learned a lot from the event.
For dinner, we went to Pepe's which was across our hotel and dessert in Felicia's. I appreciate the dessert now since I am feeling better! We again had a restful evening at Avenue Suites. The morning after we were already headed to the airport at around 7AM to catch our flight going to Cebu...