Explore Puerto Galera

Location: Puerto Galera Oriental Mindoro, Philippines

Puerto Galera may not be your kind of “dream destination” but there is always a reason why people keeps on coming back here. I’ve listed below 5 things to do when you visit Puerto.

1.Visit the Tamaraw Falls of Mindoro

40-minutes tricycle ride from  White Beach and you’ll see this majestic waterfalls called “Tamaraw Falls”. According to  locals, falls was named after the Mindoro Dwarf Buffalo called Tamaraw. No need to trek to see this God’s wonderful creation as it is located along the highway. This majestic beauty is just one of the many natural wonders to see in Mindoro.

You’re allowed to swim on the other side of the falls, there’s a refreshing pool below where you can refresh in the clean and cool water.

You’ll also find a picnic huts and a restaurant that offers full meal. Price starts at P150. We ordered grilled bangus with 2 rice.

There are also restroom in the area.

Entrance fee to access nipa huts and eat at the resto is at P30 per person. But if you’re just there to see the waterfalls there’s no need to pay for the entrance fee as it is located along the highway.

We rented a tricycle at P1,000 that includes tour to 4 destinations – Tamarraw Falls, Mangrove, Virgin Island and Overlooking view. I don’t personally recommend virgin island and mangrove but you can still try it though.

2. Dine at the Overlooking view Restaurant

Expensive as it may sound but it will only cost you more or less P200 to taste their food while watching the sky meets the sea and let the air breeze touches your face. I am indeed one with nature.

That’s me and Romeo dating. I should ask him on a date like this more often. It’s very cute, relaxing and sweet compared to dating in shopping malls.

3. Dance with fire

Every saturday, at 8pm, you need to see Puerto’s rowdy night.

The lively night at Puerto are not to be missed when you 1st visit this place. You need to witness how locals dance with fire and admire them with their talent. They must have spent 10,000 sleepless nights to master those steps and spins. When you get to see them perform, the only thing that will come to your mind is that how much are they getting in doing that fire dance? Really! Ang hirap kumita ng pera but doing it by passion I think is what keeps them going. Hands up to fire dancers! You guys are amazing! 🙌

4. Merge yourself with the ocean 

On our first day, I was a bit disappointed as the weather didn’t permit us to see the blue sky and the turquoise ocean. It reflects the ambience of the place, mood of locals and beachers. I said to my self, why it’s like I’m in a Barangay?  It was a gloomy saturday! 😦

But, on our second day which is our last day we were able to enjoy the beach as the weather was just perfect. By then, I started to appreciate Puerto.

There are water sports like kayaking, kiteboarding, sailing, scuba diving, and more.

5. Check in at Summer Connection

If you’re planning to visit Puerto, I highly recommend Summer Connection located on the quiet side of White beach. A very laidback place.

Source: Summer Connection Facebook Page

Summer Connection, a no-frills bed & breakfast located on the quiet side of White Beach and a practical choice for local and foreign tourists who prefers a laid-back stay in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro,Philippines.

The property features thirty (30) clean and cozy basic guest rooms that have private bathroom with hot shower, cable TV, and air conditioning unit. Offers safe-keeping of valuables for checked-in guests.They also have CCTVs in common areas and back-up generator. Guests can enjoy affordable meals, snacks, drinks, and free WI-FI in the hotel cafeteria. They also havehuts and picnic tables around the vicinity where guests can sit and relax outside their rooms.

Summer Connection also offers assistance for island tour and other outdoor activities such as diving, snorkeling,water sports, beach hopping and more.

You may book at http://www.summerconnection.net

Below are the photos we took that will make you want to visit this place.

Channeling my fuji instax my romeo christian gave me. Hihihi . By the way I'm in their room.

The room I think is perfect for honeymooners. Haha! It’s very cute, I want that kulambo in my room when I have a house already.

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They have a pool overlooking the ocean that you can enjoy until 7pm. Lucky us, we got the entire pool all for ourselves!

The food here are superb! Price starts at P100.

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For our  breakfast, we tried the continental and omelette breakfast.

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Pinakbet is my favorite. I ordered it twice, for our dinner and lunch.

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It’s best to chill at this table in the morning. Breakfast by the beach!


SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1

  • 4:30am – depart LRT Buendia Jac liner terminal
  • 6am to 6:30 – ETA/ETD Batangas port
  • 7:30 – ETA Puerto Galera White Beach
  • 12nn – check in
  • 1pm to 5pm – 4 destinations tour
  • Chill, cocktail night and watch fire dance.

Day 2

  • 7:30am – breakfast at Summer connection
  • 8am to 10am – beach
  • 12nn – lunch
  • 1pm – pack up
  • 3pm – depart Puerto
  • 4pm – arrival at batangas port
  • 7pm – back in manila

MONEY MATTERS

  • Bus fare one-way (MNL – Batangas) – P200 per person
  • Boat ticket to Puerto (round trip) – P500 per person
  • Environmental fee – P50 per person
  • Terminal fee – P50 per person
  • Exit terminal fee – P10 per person
  • Tour package starts at P1,000

HOW TO GET THERE

Via public transportation

 

Take a taxi to Buendia Jac Liner Bus Terminal. Get on the bus that says “Batangas Pier”.

Get off at Batangas Pier, purchase a back and forth ticket at Minolo Shipping Lines going to White beach. Upon arrival at White beach make sure to look for MSL staff and schedule your trip back to Batangas Pier.

Note: There are people who will approach you or ask you that they will help you but in exchange they will require you to give tip. I have no problem with sharing tips to the locals but this one we encountered is a bit annoying. I gave him P20 as a tip but then He’s complaining and He wants P100. I didn’t give him what he wants. Anyways, he did just guide us to the MSL ticket booth and that’s all. Really, a bit disappointing. They’re acting as if they’re helping you where in you can look for the ticket booth by yourself naman. Hmp.

 

To summer connection, upon arrival at white beach, walk straight to your right or you may ask locals where it is located. It is located at the end right side  of the beach. It’s not that far!

TIPS

1. If you’re checking in at Summer Connection, they offer tour package like island hopping and inland tour, Kuya nestor would be more than happy to assist you.

2. I highly suggest to take the public transportation from Manila. The bus is safe, comfortable and very affordable. Don’t stress out yourself driving in traffic because hey! you’re in vacation today! 😉

3. We stayed their for 2 days and one night only. If you have time, stay for atleast 2 to 3 nights so you can explore more of Mindoro.

4. Buy souvenirs = help locals. As a traveler, I always talk to locals, have a small conversation, get to know them and buy a piece of their item. That’s how #Sethravels is being completely happy and contented in her travels.  I always say “sharing is caring”!

Overall – If I feel like I needed to go to the beach I will definitely be back here.

To end my travel storh, here are my 6 meaningful photos taken from my fujifilm instax mini 90 my Romeo Christian gave me. 😄

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Your guide up: Mt. Daraitan and Tinipak River

Location: Tanay Rizal

Major jumpoff: Brgy. Daraitan Village Centre

Difficulty: Minor climb, 4/9, 739+ MASL

Mt. Daraitan is one of the most popular and stunning mountain in Tanay, Rizal. She is a complete package. A majestic waterfalls, pristine river, dark hollowed cave and a perfect limestone formation.

Back in 2015, a friend asked me” Aakyat ako ng Daraitan sa weekend, sama ka?. Hiking is my dream so without hesitation  I answered “Sure!“. This is where my mountain escapade begins.

Since I wasn’t blogging yet during my first hike, I ended up inviting my friends to Daraitan ~ my mother mountain. Main reason of my climb-back is “doing it for the blog“, I’d like to document details and photos for my blog and videos for my VLOG, Seth tried to vlog for you guys. Watch it here:

The climb-back was more than worth it. But this will be the last. I’m not gonna climb Daraitan again. You might have seen our cool photos in social media but behind that was an effin** leg-breaking climb. I’m not complaining though 🤗. I actually super enjoyed it, I was laughing the whole climb because my friends are cursing and shouting “**** Seth, sabi mo pabebe hike lang!” hahaha! That’s how hard the trail is.

THE TRAIL

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Balsa ride. This one is necessary as there is no bridge in the area due to the rainy season. The water level tends to get high thus they decided not to put back the bridge and just use this one as a service. Php5.00 only to get to the other side then ride a tricycle to reach the brgy.

Kuya joanson, my local contact organized everything for us. From the balsa ride, tricycle and registration but he wasn’t able to guide us up due to personal matter.

You have two trail to choose from. The short trail – short but extreme and the long trail – long but easy. We decided to take the long trail going up.

We started our trek at 6am.

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The trail to the summit is forested and steep, not to mention, it’s raining, so the sand is muddy and slippy. Just imagine that!

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We didn’t regret taking the long trail up because we got to see this majestic waterfalls along the trail. It’s more beautiful when you see it in person, swear! ✋🏻

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We reached the summit at 09:35am. Thanks to Kenrick for remembering the exact time of our itinerary 😅

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Breathe in, butt out! 😂🍑

15-minutes more walk after the peak so we can take our lunch already.

We took the short trail going down and the rain started to pour! Gaaaaawd! It’s super steep and slippy! But I really enjoyed the hike because it’s a new experience for me. It’s my first time to hike while raining. I’m starting to fall in love with rain 😁

When i was looking down the trail, i was like “wooooaah! babain ko ba talaga to?! Like seriously??!!! Kaya ko kaya to??? Medyo nalula talaga ako sa pagka assault niya beshy. 😁 Mountaineers call it assault ( the steep final leg of the trek).

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We were back at the jump off at 3pm. It took us 3 hours to go down.To date, this is the most extreme climb I’ve ever done.

5-minutes rest as we reached the brgy, then we ride a tricycle going to Tinipak river for a little relaxation. We stayed there for an hour only and went back to brgy. to wash up.

Tinipak river is one of the highlights of Daraitan. You can go there directly without climbing the mountain.

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SAMPLE ITINERARY

0200 Meet-up Bonjour Pasay
0500 ETA Tanay
0600 ETA Brgy. Daraitan Registration Site
0630 Start Trek
1100 Summit/Photo Ops
1200 Descent to camp 2/Lunch
1300 Start Traverse to Tinipak River
1500 Tinipak River/Cave (cave optional)
1600 Wash Up
1700 back to registration/jump off


MONEY MATTERS

  • Jeepney fare (MNL-Tanay) – P140
  • Trike fare (Tanay-Brgy. Daraitan) – P500/6 (trike can accommodate 6 pax)
  • Balsa ride – P5
  • Tricycle ride from Balsa to Brgy. – P60 per tricycle
  • Guide fee – P750 for a group of 5
  • Registration fee – P20
  • Tinipak River fee – P20

HOW TO GET THERE

Commute – Ride a van in front of Starmall to Tanay or a jeepney along Shaw Boulevard. Get off at Jollibee Tanay and hire a trike going to Barangay Daraitan. Ride a balsa to get to the other side. Then ride a tricycle again going to the registration site.
Private – waze is your trusted friend! 😉


TIPS

  • It’s always better to hike during weekdays though it’s not always possible because of work. But if you have the chance, go climb up on weekdays to avoid crowded peak 😉
  • If you also have a chance, I highly suggest to stay overnight. You may contact Kuya Joanson how. Contact number below. More chances of seeing sea of clouds if you start early.
  • Tinipak river can be reached without climbing Mt. Daraitan. You just need to ride a tricycle and walk a few steps.
  • A trekking sandals or shoes is necessary especially when climbing on a rainy season, well in every hike actually. I’ve seen a lot of hikers wearing slippers and maong pants. I don’t know what’s happening, maybe they thought they’re going to the mall or watch cinema, or maybe they were not informed that they’re going to climb one of the most assault mountain in Tanay! Lol 😂
  • For those who have a private car or those who rented a van, the road is a bumpy one. Get ready drivers! 😁
  • Parking and comfort rooms are available in the area.
  • Lastly, be a responsible tourist. Leave no trace!

CONTACT

  • Local guide – Kuya Joanson : 09353129588
  • Van rental – Kuya Demet Antonio: 09062939746

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Bicol Bucketlist

Bicol Region or simply known as Bicol is consist of 6 provinces; Albay, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Sorsogon, Catanduanes and Masbate. These are in my bucketlist!

I’m a pure bicolana, yes, uragon ini! Transferred to Pampanga to study college. Now I’m currently working in Manila. Hotelier on weekdays, traveler on a weekend.

I’ve been to bicol many times and yet I’m still having a hard time completing my bucketlist. Bicol is really a big region, you can’t explore every place in just a snap!

This blog is basically a summary of my bicol trip. This will be updated from time to time.

To date, here are the places I’ve ticked off in my list:

  1. Sun flower farm, Ligao Albay
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This sunflower farm in Ligao is situated on top of the kawa-kawa hill. Best time to visit is every summer.

Click link for full post: Kawa-Kawa Hill, Ligao Albay 

2. Caramoan Island, Camarines Sur

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So, this is my favorite place in Bicol. I’ve been here twice. Read blog below to know why.

Click link for full post: Caramoan, where my heart is ~ 

3. Sumlang Lake, Daraga Albay 

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Working on the itinerary for this one. Stay tuned!

4. Trinity Island, Oas Albay 

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This one is just a side trip. Can be reached thru habal-habal from our house in Pioduran. I will try to research details about this and share it to you.

5. Cagsawa Ruins, Camalig Albay

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Cagsawa Ruins at my back. I haven’t finished my blog about this one but I promise to work on it real soon.

6. Burias Island, Masbate 

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One of the best island in Bicol Region. I’m not blogging yet when I visited this island. I’ll try to blog about this place also.

7. Cagsawa ATV Extreme Adventure 

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Cagsawa is not only for site seeing. An extreme adventure like this is waiting for you.

8. Legazpi Boulevard 

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I would reccommend to visit this place at night. The place is very romantic.

I hope my photos inspire you to visit my hometown. Magayunun po sa bicol! 😁

Stay tuned for more photos and places.

 

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North Shore Surf Camp Baler

Of course, I cannot not share my 1st surfing lesson with you guys.

Finally, I got to tick off another spot in my scratch map. Baler is not a priority in my #Sethravels bucketlist as I am not really into adventure or particulary not really into surfing (before), but since me and my friends haven’t been there yet, we decided to try it.

STAY

Baler is known to be the most popular surfing capital in the country. Good for beginners and experienced surfers.

We stayed at North Shore Surf Camp located at Purok 1 Brgy. Sabang Baler Aurora. This place is situated in a quite side of Sabang beach. People here are very accommodating and very nice especially Kuya Jig (owner). He willingly attended to our needs, entertained us and I even had a short conversation with Him as if we’re close friends. I felt at home. The surf instructor were very friendly and patient. They guided us all throughout the waves  (😄), I felt secured even if I don’t know how to swim. I told my friends when we were on our way, “Nah, I won’t surf” but when I tried it I said “I want more, more waves” 🤣. I can’t deny it, I enjoyed my first surfing lesson. I will definitely paddle again.

A place like North Shore needs to be discovered and experienced by others as well.

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They  have a small swimming pool where you can relax after your tiring and exhausting but super fun surf lesson.

We just noticed that there are no signages in the street leading to their place. My friend had a hard time locating us since it’s already dark when they arrived.

THE SPACE

The room where we stayed was equipped with TV (no cable, limited channels only), 2 double beds, air-conditioned, and with clean rest room ( this is very important 😛). The water supply was good too.

The place was very rustic. I’m not really sure about this but we saw a capsule room on the other side. You may contact Kuya Jig on facebook to verify.

I wasn’t able to take a photo of the room. Below photos were grabbed from their page:

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They have this cute instagramable wall decor inside. Kuya Jig personally bought these decors. (this one is my photo)

SIDE-TRIP

Dropped by at The Balete drive before heading straight to North Shore Camp.

We also had a quick visit at Baler Hanging Bridge located in Brgy. Zabali Baler Aurora. The view was glorious.

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What you see is what you get. Yas! Saw this along the way. No edit, raw picture from my huawei P9. Mesmerizing isn’t it? 😍

FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY SURFERS

There are lot of restaurants in town to choose from. If you are planning to visit Baler, I suggest to bring your own car or rent a van. It is hard to commute in the area especially when you are traveling in a group.

Below are the restaurants that we tried:

  • Picnic Bay: Buffet lunch at Php200.00
  • Gerry Shan’s Place: Buffet lunch at Php200.00
  • Yellow Fin Bar and Grill: Food is good for sharing. Price starts at Php150.00

I wasn’t able to take a photo of the food because I was too hungry and excited to eat.

CONTACT

  • North Shore Surf Camp Baler (fb account): Kuya Jig (Owner)
  • Van service: Kuya Jerry ( 0936 785 0242 )

ROOM RATE:

Weekday rate (Monday to Thursday)
Room for 2 persons. 1,500/night
Room for 8 persons, 5,000/night

Weekend rate (Friday to Sunday)
Room for 2 persons, 2,000/night
Room for 8 persons, 5,500/night

Beachfront
Pool
Free breakfast

HOW TO GO

1. Travel time to Baler is 5 to 6 hours from Manila. Take the Joy Bus Transport at Pasay or Cubao Terminal. From Baler town, there are tricycle that you can rent to take you to North Shore.

2. Via private car, just use waze or google map 😛

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Kalanggaman, postcard-perfect island in Leyte

5 days vacation isn’t enough to explore Leyte. This place has so much to offer just like my hometown, bicol region.

Balikon tika, a visayan language for babalikan kita. I will surely come back and explore more of Leyte.

Kalanggaman island is just one of the best destination you shouldn’t miss when visiting Leyte. Quadro islas, Camotes island, Canigao Island are just some of many more reasons to come back.

The Kalanggaman Island

Located in the municipality of Palompon Leyte, the pristine island, crystal clear water, white powdery sand and the long  sand bar was just wow, truly amazing creation!

Based on research, to preserve the beauty of the place, local tourism office allows maximum of 500 guests only per day.

The stay

We arrived at the Tourism office at 12noon. No reservation, good thing they accept walk-ins even if it’s peak season. The kalanggaman adventure was unplanned, I and Arquint (a new friend and used to be my local guide) was supposed to go to Quadro Islas as what we have discussed day before, but for some reason we did not push through the plan.

In the morning at 8am, Arquint asked me if we’re pushing through the Kalanggaman, tatanggi ba ako? 😝 Funny, I was able to convince Ate and Kuya Edwin to come with me. Welcome to Sethravels, guys! 😂

Unplanned adventure is always the best!

We don’t have any packed lunch, we have to buy chips, bread and bottled water as we were advised by the officers that departure at the island back to the port was at 5:30pm. There are stores at Port where you can request to cook rice and processed foods for you. Sadly, we do not have enough time to do such. We left the port at 12:00nn.

In the island, there are pork bbq, chicken bbq, hotdog, rice and etc for sale. But I bet you don’t want to spend too much for your lunch. Pork bbq cost 100php per stick & 50php per stick for chicken bbq.  Reasonable though because you’re in the middle of the sea. So , you know what to do? 👩🏻‍🌾

Swimming, picture taking, snorkeling were just some of the activities you can enjoy. I enjoyed more the sitting-under-the coconut-tree siesta. ☺️💆🏻

At 17:15, the boat arrived to fetch us but we didn’t leave the island right away because of these 3 guys, they’re missing! The bangkero looked for them until 6pm but found nothing. I don’t know what happened to them. So when we arrived at the port, it’s too late, there were no public van anymore. We have to ride habal-habal a single motorcycle from Palompon to Ormoc. It’s a two hours ride by the habal-habal by the way? 😫 We took the short rocky road route, when I say rocky road it means, it is an unfinished road full of rocks in the kalsada that it will make you feel like its you’re last day here on earth because to add to that, the other side of the road was bangin. It will truly take you’re breath away sa sobrang kaba and will make your adrenaline rush to the next level. Plus, in the middle of the trip a snake (sawa to be exact) lying straightly on the road, nakaharang sa daan, sleeping i think? Busog ata si bessy? 🐍 So, is this what you call adventure? 😅

Below are just some of the photos I captured that will convince you to visit this island.


Photographs

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White powdery sand, crystal clear water, and the sandbar. That’s Arquint, my new friend and my guide ☺️

How to get to Kalanggaman Island

From Tacloban Airport, ride a tricycle to Tacloban Bus Terminal. From there, ride a van to Palompon.

From Ormoc (where we came from), ride a van to Palompon.

2-3 hours drive to Palompon.

From Palompon terminal, ride a tribike or potpot as what locals call it. Though it’s a walking distance to the Port where the Tourism office is, riding the potpot can help locals. Paying them 5php per person is not  bad right? ☺️

From port, go to the registration, pay fees, then locals will guide you to your assigned boat. 30 minutes boat ride to the island.

Money matters 💸

Daytour Rate: Php150 per pax

Overnight Rate: Php225 per pax 

Boat Rentals:

• 3000 – 15 persons below
• 3500 – 16 to 25 persons
• 4000 – 26 to 30 persons

Cottage Rentals:

• 250 – 15 persons below
• 500 – 16 to 25 persons
• 700 – 26 to 30 persons

Contact number: +63 917 303 7267

Tips

  • Bring your own baon. Food in the island was too expensive 😭
  • There’s market beside the port. There are grilling station in the island. Bringing your own cooking set is allowed.
  • Reservation is a must, though they also accept walk-ins. But better reserve your slot to avoid hassle.
  • No electricity in the island. If you’re staying overnight, bring your own source of light (flashlight, lamp & etc.)
  • If planning for a day trip, make sure to be there as early as 8am, maybe? 😬
  • Van transpo back to the city is until 6:30pm only.
  • If you’re into sunset chasing like me, I suggest to stay overnight. The sunset in the Island was breathtaking.
  • There are public rest rooms with no fee however, water here are salt water 💁🏻🤔
  • There are no private resorts in the island, bringing of tent is allowed. There are Nipa Hut that you can rent for day tour stay.
  • There are life guard on-duty from the main island upto the long sand bar.
  • If you hate crowded beach, avoid visiting this island during summer and long weekends.

Side Trips

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The Sibugay Mountain Resort in Albuera, Leyte. A resort on top of a mountain, yup! There are swimming pools, cottages and slides; I wasn’t able to take photo of it because I was too busy with the silky water effect of my P9, capturing that mini dam right there 😂👆🏻
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The Burawin Falls at San Pedro Albuera, Leyte. According to my local guide, I was the first traveler to trek this falls. I’m happy and proud of it.

Going far places has always been close to my heart. I like secluded places, I love discovering new destination, meeting new friends and immerging myself in others culture.

I went to Leyte with no itinerary. Unplanned trip are always better than the planned ones. It makes me feel wanting for more, wondering what awaits and feeling more excited about what will happen.

So, what are you waiting for? Get out there, let’s get lost!

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Love,

~ Seth 💁🏻

A glimpse of paradise: Lake Pandin, San Pablo Laguna

March 29, 2017. It was my beshie’s 25th birthday.

She requested for an out of town birthday getaway. Who am I to refuse?#bestiesduty

This travel was special to me because I was able to convince Mama to come with us or should I say backpacking with us. I bet she loves to travel too 🙂

Lake Pandin is more or less your 1,000 pesos getaway. Your 1k includes transportation and food already plus your instagrammable photos. Why not?

Lake Pandin is one of the Seven Lakes of San Pablo City in the province of Laguna. It is said to be the most popular and pristine among the seven lakes. It has a total surface area of 20.5 hectares and an average depth of 200 feet. Hope to visit also the remaining 6 lakes within the year.

I liked it there, the place isn’t crowded. It was serene, quite and beautiful. The view was mesmerizing, you can feel nature’s touch of fresh air. It is actually called the El-nido of Laguna.

From Manila, it will take 2-3 hours to reach this destination.

HOW TO GET THERE (via commute)

  • From Manila – ride a jac liner or any bus in Buendia bound to Lucena. Drop at SM San Pablo, from here, ride a jeepney to San Pablo proper. Walk to 7/11 located near the church and ride a jeepney going to Ilog. Just tell the driver to drop you to Pandin lake. There’s a short trek to get to the lake.

EXPENSES

  • Bus fare from MNL (vise versa): P127.00
  • Jeep fare from SM San Pablo to San Pablo proper (vise versa) : Php8.00
  • Jeep fare from San Pablo proper to Ilog (vise versa): Php8.00
  • 2 hours bamboo rafting inclusive of lunch: Php400.00 per person (3 pax)

Total: Php686.00 + your personal expense on your discretion

Make sure to contact Ate Tina (+63 907 995 2983) to make a reservation before visiting this place.

Special thanks to Ate Tina, I asked her a favor to setup some birthday banner and buy cake so we have a little surprise for beshie. She’s the best. People here are so genuine, upon arrival, they were all shouting and singing ” Happy Birthday”. I love the people here.


PHOTOGRAPHS

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Our guide pulling the bamboo raft to the other side of Lake.

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Surrounded by greens.

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Cheers!

See the happiness in her face? I’d love to take you anywhere. I love you, Mama.

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Rafting to the other side of the world. Char!

2 hours was spent for taking photos only.

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I was panicking, isn’t obvious? Wearing life vest is required for safety purposes.
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We had our lunch on a cottage at the other side of the lake, the meals were delicious. The food was simple yet flavorful for 400.00 per pax. Sulit!
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bestie’s job is to take the best birthday instagram photo.
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Your wish is my command, beshie-beshie!

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