Tambuli Beach in Lapu-lapu, Lapu-lapu City, Philippines
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So there we are, in Tambuli Beach Resort located in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu.
We spent some time swimming in the beach as well as on the different pools within the resort. The moment of truth arrived, some of my students insisted that we are going to have the banana ride. Only 8 people can be accomodated and I have 11 students, me and my husband that made it 13 people. I was thinking what will the remaining 5 will do, this was my concern.
4 students already said they were not going to ride so what about the 1 person it boils to me and my hubby. Told my hubby to pay up for a share of 1 person and he is going to go with the students and he said no at first. Later on he agreed, since my students lacked 1 person to go with them.
So we paid up, and my hubby said he is going to ride on the speed where the rope was tied that tagged along the inflatable pencil looking thingy. My hubby even made a joke out of it, he said it does not looked like a banana but a pencil so it should be pencil ride.
My hubby told me he is going to ride on the speed boat and not on the pencil looking thingy. My student told me beforehand one person can ride on the speed boat and it's free. So it popped up into my mind that I will be riding with my students and my husband will be on the speed boat.
It even took forever for me to hop in, good thing I manage to go up and stay on top of the inflatable pencil thingy. My hubby was holding a video camera and a digital camera to take a video and some photos on us riding.
The moment the speed boat started its engine, I felt so nervous and told myself this is it! My students were so excited and even me shouted our hearts out when it started to go and further from the resort. The guy who held the wheel started slow, and afterwards it was so fast that we were going far away from the resort I mean literally. We can even see the neighboring islands and even the back of Shang-rila Hotel, and other establishments.
It was quite a fun ride 15 mins. or so and $32 as the fee, I must say I am glad I said yes to their request.
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Another unique place to visit is the Sinking Bell Tower located in the heart of the city. This was originally built by the Spanish friars in the resettlement of the city. This is termed as the sinking tower because it is slowly sinking into the earth because of its foundations. The Acrobatic Bell Tower located in Bacarra is also another sight one must see. It suffered damages during an earthquake in the 17th century resulting to its unique structure. Even with the damages, the bell tower has not collapsed even after this time, thus giving it the name The Acrobatic Bell tower.... Read more »
Recent reviews for Lapu-lapu City
The best thing in Lapu-lapu City - May 17, 2009, by ultimatetravel
This kind of beach outing that my students and I have was planned around 1 week or so. That's how short noticed it is. Anyways, 3 of my students were talking about banana ride and how cool it is and all of us should ride on it. They were... Read more »
Beaches and Banana Ride in Lapu-lapu - May 17, 2009, by ultimatetravel
This is a review on the Banana Ride of Tambuli Beach Resort. The Ride: I must say the ride was really fun and enjoyable! It exceeded my expectations, thinking it might be oh so boring, I was very wrong. It was so nerve-racking especially... Read more »
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