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Forever Summer.



“The beach is not a place to work; to read, write or to think.”
Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea


True! And that is the very reason why I love the beach – my querencia.

Life is good

Life should be a “beach”. A forever summer. Forever great!


Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa is ♥


Sheridan Beach Resort and Spa is absolutely the perfect place to be when you’re in Puerto Princesa! Their friendly staff and superb service makes you feel the stress-free vacation you really deserve.

This place is love!

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The Hobie Cat “Snapping” Experience.


This experience truly deserves a separate post from the rest of the things we did at Misibis Bay.  Not only because it was really so much fun but because this experience made an interesting turn.

So, we all decided to try the Hobie Cat Sailing on Day 2. Since, we will basically be on a catamaran with a huge sail without a motor, we are all in the mercy of the wind. And yes, we all bowed down to the skill of our sailor, Kuya Ryan.

Thus, we sailed on.

Kuya Albert and Kuya Ryan Preparing the Hobie Cat.

Leaving the shore.


A Look Around Misibis Bay.


Resort Name:  Misibis Bay
Location: Cagraray Island, Bacacay, Albay

Looking every inch like haven.

We arrived at the resort after noon. It was drizzling but the sun finally shone just to give us this sight:


We spent the entire afternoon going to and fro the beach and the pool. We just can’t get enough.

By the Pool.

By the Beach.

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Cagsawa Ruins.


The Cagsawa Ruins are the remnants of an 18th century Franciscan Church. Built in 1724 and destroyed by the 1814 eruption of the Mayon Volcano. Located in Barangay Busay, Cagsawa, in the Municipality of Daraga, Albay,Philippines.

Cagsawa Church Belfry

I finally came face to face with this famous tourist spot that I have only seen in textbooks. Since what was left of the Cagsawa church is the belfry, it is somehow creepy to note that we are actually standing on the roof of a buried church.
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Exploring Mt. Manabu ↑


Name: Mt. Manabu/Manabu Peak
Location: Sulok, Brgy. Sta. Cruz, Sto. Tomas, Batangas
Hours to Summit: 1 day/1-2 hours
Difficulty: 2/9, Trail Class 1-2

This is my first climb for the year. And it  really felt like it since it has been eons since my last one. So we look like this when we arrived at the jump off point:


Yep! Happy and relatively “fresh”. Then this is how we looked like after:


Sweaty and in a bit of disarray but still smiling. What happened between the before and after made it all worth the time and yes, the pain! 🙂

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Day 3 – Sun Kissed!

Day 3 – Sun Kissed!

The decision to hit the beach was a spur of the moment thing. We just arrived from Church when all of a sudden we all had the same thing in mind – the Beach! So we all made haste and after less than an hour, we were all ready to go!

It was a 40-minute tricycle ride from our front gate to the resort. And I was so glad that we acted on our spontaneity because it’s not everyday that we are greeted by sights like these:

Nothing beats the feeling of being home…