I am no longer sure if we set out for Day 4 in Batanes early in the morning or mid-morning. Point to point itinerary, time tables – memories of these are hazy but not the places, not the feelings. It was a day when unapologetic crazy wind captures attention with its beautiful fierceness. There I was […]
You might be curious with the title of this post, what’s up with Byahe ni Drew, Kuya Kim’s Matanglawin and our own do it yourself tour of Batanes, particularly Batan and Sabtang islands? There is a connection. =) A couple of days before we flew to Batanes, the newlyweds Iya and Drew Arellano were in […]
Breathtaking, captivating beauty of Batanes Islands. Check this series of photos taken from the amazingly beautiful northernmost island of the Philippines! The Home of the Ivatans!
What happened last Friday, February 21 in Basco to a cargo ship reminds me of a famous quote from Pilosopong Tasyo of Noli Me Tangere wherein the old wise man said “… hindi kaduwagan ang pagyuko sa dumarating na punlo. Ang masama ay sumalubong sa punlong iyon, upang hindi na muling makabangon.” It was Day […]
It’s almost 2 pm now here in Basco, Batanes. Our trio – me, kenneth and titus – thankfully have rested a bit from our long trip to get here. We left Cebu at around 6 PM and arrived in Basco slightly passed 8 AM the following day which is today. This is far from home, […]
The 1st of February brings us closer to our Batanes trip and we’re so excited! =) Batanes is one of the most idyllic and picturesque places in the entire nation, imagine rolling hills and gentle slopes, cows and animal grazing in open land, waves crashing to shore, quaint shelters and abodes, a chance to see […]