THE DUCKS OF SUMMER

The mass exodus to the beach began during the Holy Week.  We decided to wait until after Easter, when there wouldn’t be such a big crowd.  We went to our favorite resort, Anvaya Cove, in Morong, Bataan.  We’ve been going there since 2011, as guests of a family friend who’s a member.  I wrote about our first trip here (with some nice photos).

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We stayed two nights, three days.  Whereas before we spent most of our time at the beach or at the swimming pools, this time we decided to explore the rest of the resort.  On our second day we took an afternoon walk, and met a flock of ducks that lived near the resort’s man-made lake.

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2013-04-03-222xThe ducks were quite friendly and were probably used to being fed by visitors.  My 7-year-old niece tried to get as close as she could for this photo:

duckhunting DSCN4491xWe crossed a bridge and walked towards a lawn with small mango trees, and the ducks swam across the lake and followed us!  When they realized we weren’t going to feed them (we didn’t think to ask the Anvaya Cove staff what the rules were about feeding the ducks), they walked off to the clubhouse to importune some sympathetic visitors.

2013-04-03-223duckhunting DSCN4510xduckhunting DSCN4518xIt was quite funny to see the ducks all in a row 🙂  We walked back to our room in one of the casitas as the sun went down.

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I guess you can tell how well-managed a place is by its happy ducks! My sister, brother-in-law, niece and I had a grand time.

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