2006-05 Anilao & Typhoon Chanchu, Batangas, Philippines #5 Land

  • Getting to Shore
    Getting to Shore
    We had to swim to shore, helped out of the water and across the rocks by the staff and banka crew.
    pre-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0050
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Getting to Shore
    Getting to Shore
    The excellent cook/chef is helping one of the divers out of the waves.
    pre-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0051
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Getting to Shore
    Getting to Shore
    After the crew and staff got us safely to shore, the crew brought our underwater cameras and dive gear to shore through these conditions without incident.
    pre-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0053
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Getting to Shore
    Getting to Shore
    pre-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0055
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Waves
    Waves
    Despite moving the bankas to safer shores, many were damaged or destroyed by the typhoon.
    pre-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0060
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Cranky Max
    Cranky Max
    Previously friendly, Max, the resort guard dog was decidedly not of the same mind this time.
    Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0062
    Larry L. Jackson
  • UW Cameras
    UW Cameras
    Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 12, 2006
    2006-05-12#0066
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Damage
    Damage
    The typhoon winds arrived strongest during the night, wrecking the dining/dive deck.
    post-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 13, 2006
    2006-05-13#0068
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Wind
    Wind
    Only a few of the larger, banka ferries could handle the wind.
    post-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 13, 2006
    2006-05-13#0072
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Damaged Floating Bar
    Damaged Floating Bar
    This floating bar from one of the other coastal resorts broke lose during the typoon and ended up on the shore near our resort.
    post-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 13, 2006
    2006-05-13#0073
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Damage
    Damage
    The resort lost power, but had a generator that worked part time.
    post-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 13, 2006
    2006-05-13#0074
    Larry L. Jackson
  • Damage
    Damage
    August continued to prepare nice meals for us using the bottled gas used at the resort, but dining was moved to the upper deck.
    post-Typhoon Chanchu, Club Ocellaris, Anilao, Batangas, Philippines, May 13, 2006
    2006-05-13#0075
    Larry L. Jackson