Since I started traveling around the Philippines three or four years ago, I've been to Mindanao, Visayas and the edge of Northern Luzon, doing so I was able to overlook nearby provinces like Laguna. Because of that realization, along with a couple of cool friends, Cathy and Abigail, we set out on a trip to a menage a trois of cities and municipalities in Laguna. Our first stop was San Pablo, it is known for its seven crater lakes found around the city. We started our day by having breakfast at Cafe Lago which is located beside Lake Sampaloc, it was here where Abigail first brought out her Tanduay rum. After which, we took a swim at the scenic Lake Pandin and had lunch aboard a floating bamboo raft before heading out to Nagcarlan for some church hopping and going on a creepy tour of the "underground cemetery", after which, we dropped by the "tsinelas" capital of the Philippines in Liliw and had a feast at Arabel. Here is a music video of our trip, as compiled from the very few video footage I took accompanied by the music of Sneaker Pimps' "6 Underground". I will soon write separate posts about the places we visited on that trip.
- ► 2015 (27)
- ► 2014 (51)
- ► 2013 (55)
- ▼ April 2012 (4)
- ► 2011 (89)
- ► 2010 (43)
- ► 2009 (28)
- ► 2008 (12)
Powered by Blogger.
The days of traveling and staying in exclusive resorts like suburban home owners not giving a hoot about their neighbors, are long gone...
During our second day of island hopping in Coron, we went to Malcapuya Island about an hour and a half away from the port located near Cor...
Somewhere along the line of our conversation, the topic came upon a fork and swerved left straight into true crimes territory. A dozen s...
Kayangan Lake, which can be found in Coron Island north of Palawan is said to be among the cleanest lake in Asia. Surrounded by rocky mounta...
The waves we encountered coming to Biri from the port of Lavezares was a bit unkind. The youngest of my co-passengers, an infant boy sl...
A few more hours under the guidance of Moe Hitler , the irrepressible tour proprietor we hired in Yangon, and he would have succeeded in...
On the northern part of Camarines Norte in the Bicol region, facing the wide open Pacific Ocean, a group of islands lies stoically, stil...
There's no way we would've missed out witnessing the daily handling of the torch by darkness to daylight. The idea was to stand ...
The temperature that morning must have felt like 40 degrees Celsius when our group boarded two vehicles heading to Mount Popa. The plain...
If there was some doubts on the appearance of the sun when we boarded the bus from Legaspi to Sorsogon , it was all exiled to rest as the b...