In this post, I am listing the seven memorable places that I’ve been to this 2013. Although I’ve traveled extensively this year, these were unforgettable places with beautiful experiences. Thank you 2013! Magpupungko Rock, Pilar, Siargao The first time I visited Siargao was more than a decade ago. This year, when I went back with a friend, it was still a memorable place. We didn’t go out to surf but visited Cloud Nine, stayed at swanky Isla Cabana and were amazed at the beautiful tidal…Continue Reading “7 memorable places I’ve traveled to in 2013”
The atmosphere was think with humidity as we were taking a stroll along one of the sandy roads within the small town of General Luna in Siargao. Sweat was rolling down my face as dusk was coming in and we reached the ‘baywalk,’ the lighted beach near the small eateries. Children were frolicking along the shore while a little girl was riding a bike. We caught sight of the long wooden wharf with pumpboats already tied to it. As we came closer, these two young…Continue Reading “Dusk at General Luna”
The bumpy ride was long and the air was humid. After more than a few hours of riding the habalhabal albeit roofed, the toll on the butt can just be painful. But going to Taktak Falls, Siargao, in the municipality of Sta. Monica, was a refreshing change of scenery, a break from the long stretches of seascapes and the horizon. Here was something fresh and cool. Taktak Falls in Siargao is one of just a few waterfalls in the island group. I remember another in…Continue Reading “The cool waters of Taktak Falls”
This post follows my two previous Mindanao travels: 1828 KM in 14 days and 1036 KM in 6 days. Got another ticket and this time it was Cebu-Siargao-Cebu. What to do? But of course, traveling in northeastern Mindanao and tread the path of memory as well as discover new ones. It was almost ten years ago that I’ve been to Siargao, my first with my amour, back when the tourist trail hasn’t been developed much. Of course, there was already the three island tour. My…Continue Reading “Mindanao travel: 1000 KM in 5 days”
Part two of my 2012 travel and achievements post covering the months of May, June, July and August.