Calaguas Island Tour’s Day 2: The Time of Our Lives

After our fun-filled hiking and relaxing wrap-up on our first day in Calaguas Island, we were promised a very mobile second day by Lisa and Anthony. We all entered our castle tents with a smile and crashed out with so much anticipation for the next day’s activities. The overflowing vigor and enthusiasm enveloping us didn’t wane…

Catching the Rustic Sunset in Calaguas Island

One thing I adore about my college friends is their adventurous nature. There’s no dull moment whenever I’m with them. They can always awaken that dormant humor in me or expel that spoilsport from me. But when it comes to outdoor adventures or anything that requires strenuous activities, I take the lead. I was the…

Calaguas Island: A Perfect Microcosm of Paradise in the Bicol Region

It was 02-03 April 2016, and the world smelled of ocean breeze and salty air. I was, once again, at my happiest! A few months before I went home to the Philippines for my vacation last April,  my forever friends in college (Algend, CJ, & Liz) had informed me that they will be visiting Camarines Sur…

Bagolatao Trilogy’s Part 2: Stargazing By The Beach

In the evening, while Ms. Wonderwall and I were resting on the veranda, the clouds that were covering the skies earlier were clearing away. Without a doubt, it was a clear night away from city lights. This paved the way for the so-called diamonds in the sky to swagger their ethereal sparkles. Both of us…

First Taste Of A Virgin Beach At Lukang Island, Pagbilao, Quezon

I had been to a beach at Port San Vicente in the northernmost part of Cagayan Valley back in high school where I experienced, for the first time, seeing the boundless ocean. We had that field trip, and summer getaway at the same time, last March 1997 to the port in relation to our subject, Economics….

The Most Beautiful Cove In The World

Beating the drum for the pulchritude of the Philippines is one of the things I want to do in this blog. Insodoing, it would be a good start to post photos from the place where the soles of my feet first licked the skin of paradise–the most beauteous place called Nagsasa at San Antonio, Brgy….