Back in February 2014, our group of 14 people boarded a Hiace Grandia van to Bicol. Our destination? The Caramoan Islands. We planned to stay there for 3 days and 2 nights within 3500 pesos budget all-in.
Subic is close to my heart. It is the quick getaway for us couple when we want to enjoy the weekend or holidays or summer vacations. Whenever we take trip to Zambales, we find joy knowing we will see Subic every time. It’s always sunny when we take a trip there.
Have you heard of houses that has character and seems to speak to you? Well, check out the Hillocks Coffee Shop and Restaurant. You can stopover here to or from Baler, Aurora. It’s a lovely place that offers meal and refreshments. The house itself is charming in an idyllic setting. It is surrounded with trees and it has a front yard where you can have coffee or snack. Charming indeed.
Hidden from the road is the enchanting Kabigan Falls. One has to walk by foot for 30-45 mins. from the main road to get here. The trek is challenging as it crosses rivers, rice paddies, bamboo bridges and requires to climb up and down rocks. As difficult as it may seem, the water from the river is so cool and refreshing that once you get there, you feel reinvigorated and rewarded.
The quaint town of Baler, Aurora still offers the experience of the old Filipino culture. The people are very blessed for they have the vibrant sea, amazing beaches, interesting lush mountains, awesome waterfalls and picturesque rock formations.
When you traveled to a place, it is not right to say “I’ve conquered it!” when the truth is, it captured you.
Road Trip Adventure. It was Mar 5, 2016 when we traversed the road to Quezon. The trip started pleasant. We were enjoying the amazing views and the good company. All good vibes. After 5 hours of travel, we already reached Pagbilao. We still have 5 more hours to travel I said to myself. The van…
Hi, I am “K” from Manila, Philippines. Join me as I fulfill my wish to visit at least 80% of the 83 provinces of the Philippines. I also dream of seeing Asia, Canada or wherever maple tree grows. Why maple? Well, when I was young, I’ve dreamed of looking up the sky and seeing maple leaves with rays of the sun shining through. A beautiful sight! The vision imprinted a happy feeling in my memory.